Goodbye, East Coast; hello, West Coast. Undefeated light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev has arrived in California, where he’ll prepare for a July 25 defense against IBF mandatory Nadjib Mohammedi.
Despite rumors of retirement from the side of former super middleweight titlist Carl Froch, can former undisputed middleweight champion Bernard Hopkins help make one last, big fight for both of them?
RingTV’s Bill Emes spoke to Roy Jones Jr. at the BWAA awards dinner and got the former Pound-for-Pound King’s thoughts on the Wladimir Klitschko-Bryant Jennings fight, the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao event and matchup, and Sergey Kovalev’s future.
A grand-unification bout between light heavyweight stars Adonis Stevenson and Sergey Kovalev has long been on the wishlist of boxing fans. Yvon Michel, Stevenson’s promoter, gives his side of the story about why the fight hasn’t happened yet.
Fans share their thoughts on Adonis Stevenson’s light heavyweight title defense against Sakio Bika, Stevenson’s chances against Sergey Kovalev, views – both pro and con – on the PBC on CBS broadcast, plus opinions on the way Mayweather-Pacquiao is being “promoted” and some recent mythical matchups in this week’s Monday mailbag.
Adonis Stevenson made the fifth defense of his RING/WBC light heavyweight titles with a unanimous decision over former super middleweight beltholder Sakio Bika on Saturday at Pepsi Coliseum in Quebec City, Quebec. Stevenson, who won by scores of 116-110, 115-110 and 115-111, scored knockdowns in Round 6 and 9.
Adonis Stevenson, who puts his RING and WBC light heavyweight titles on the line against former super middleweight beltholder Sakio Bika on Saturday, says he’s “the man” at 175-pounds and will prove it in a showdown with Sergey Kovalev later this year. For now his focus is Bika, a fight that marks the first Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) event on CBS.
Fans share their thoughts on the style matchups of the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao and Gennady Golovkin-Willie Monroe Jr. fights, the anti-GGG and Sergey Kovalev sentiment among some fans, and other subjects including mythical matchups in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
RingTV.com’s Lee Groves was on the scene for WBA/IBF/WBO light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev’s defense against Jean Pascal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. As always, the ‘Travelin’ Man’ provides a front row seat to his unique brand of observation.
RingTV.com’s resident Travelin’ Man Lee Groves is back in Montreal and ready to count punches while denying Friday the 13 its tricky villainy. But will he be successful in part one?
Main Events CEO Kathy Duva is high on Sergey Kovalev, to say the least, but there’s no denying that she has done a masterful job of building the momentum that could carry the Russian light heavyweight to superstardom.
Boxing fans have been treated to a busy recent schedule, which included action from many RING-rated fighters, including No. 1-rated light heavyweight Sergey Kovalev, who cracked the magazine’s Pound-for-Pound rankings after his eighth-round stoppage of Jean Pascal.
Sergey Kovalev bolstered his image as one of the sport’s most dangerous fighters by stopping a game Jean Pascal in the eighth round Saturday in Montreal.