Andre Ward has agreed to face Alexander Brand on Aug. 6 at Oracle Arena as a prelude to his Nov. 19 blockbuster match with unified champion Sergey Kovalev.
Jerry Capobianco, who trains Joe Smith Jr., believes WBC titleholder Adonis Stevenson is too old and slow for his boxer, predicting Smith would beat him.
Light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara seeks victory over Joe Smith Jr. but wants to fulfill his potential and avenge defeat to Adonis Stevenson.
Promoter Kathy Duva hails Sergey Kovalev vs. Andre Ward as a “changing of the guard” from the Mayweather/Pacquiao era as T-Mobile is eyed to host.
IBF president Daryl Peoples said he would personally discourage any pro fighter from fighting in the Olympics because of the many risks involved.
Top trainer John David Jackson spoke to RingTV about the stylistic matchup between his star fighter Sergey Kovalev and Andre Ward, as well as boxing politics.
Promoter Kathy Duva says she asked Sergey Kovalev if he had any concerns fighting in the same venue where an opponent died from a bout and she said he did not.
Light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev’s next fight will be against Isaac Chilemba on July 11 in Ekaterinburg, Russia (a major city near his hometown Kopeysk).
Andre Ward spoke to the media about Abel Sanchez, his performance against Sullivan Barrera, and, of course, his anticipated showdown with Sergey Kovalev.
Max Kellerman shares his thoughts on Andre Ward, and says the anticipated Ward-Sergey Kovalev fight is the best matchup that can be made in boxing.
Andre Ward made a convincing argument that he’s a real 175-pounder with his win over Sullivan Barrera, but far greater challenges lay ahead.
Main Event CEO Kathy Duva spoke to RingTV about the rise of Sergey Kovalev and the 175-pound division, and the anticipated showdown with Andre Ward.
When Andre Ward faces Sullivan Barrera on his home turf of Oakland and on HBO, the plan is for Sergey Kovalev to be watching, front row, and scouting out a future foe.