WBO lightheavyweight beltholder Nathan Cleverly weighed one pound more at 174 pounds than challenger Sergey Kovalev, who tipped the scales at 173, on Friday in advance of their fight on Saturday.
WBO light heavyweight titleholder Nathan Cleverly will try to remain unbeaten against fellow unbeaten 175-pound standout Sergey Kovalev, who has scored nine knockouts in his past 10 fights.
Due to a viral infection, IBF lightweight titleholder Miguel Vazquez’s March 16 clash with WBO counterpart Ricky Burns will be postponed to April 20.
Zanfer Promotions’ Sean Gibbons said “Adrien Broner can play around with these chumps and brush his hair and act like he’s doing something, but until you fight Miguel Vazquez, you can not call yourself the best lightweight in the world.”
IBF Championships Chairman Lindsay Tucker expects to approve a March 16 clash between his organization’s lightweight titleholder Miguel Vazquez and WBO counterpart Rick Burns on Monday.
The IBF would approve a proposed bout between its lightweight titleholder Miguel Vazquez and the WBO 135-pound beltholder Ricky Burns.