Fans flocked to the live broadcast of Sergey Kovalev’s destruction of Jean Pascal despite the mismatch label heading in.
Sergey Kovalev’s demolition of Jean Pascal in their rematch Saturday brings him another step closer to a fascinating showdown with Andre Ward.
The Kovalev-Pascal rematch went as most expected and Mikhaylenko-Mayfield was uneventful, however the undercard featured lots of talent and action.
Sergey Kovalev extended his beating of Jean Pascal for seven rounds on Saturday in Montreal until trainer Freddie Roach stepped in to end it.
Speaking in Montreal, former super middleweight champ Andre Ward confirmed his March return and said a fight with Sergey Kovalev “is going to happen.”
The details have all been worked out for Sergey Kovalev to face Andre Ward in Nov. Now, all the fighters have to do is win their fights in the meantime.
Main Events CEO Kathy Duva came to Sergey Kovalev’s defense after Jean Pascal accused him of being racist at a press conference, calling the controversy a “non-issue.”
Jean Pascal continued to state that Sergey Kovalev, who he faces on Saturday in a rematch, has racist tendencies at the final presser in Montreal on Wednesday.
Jean Pascal discusses his Jan. 30 rematch with Sergey Kovalev at new trainer Freddie Roach’s Wild Card gym. Roach expects “huge improvement” from Pascal.
Main Events and InterBox have announced a quality undercard for the Sergey Kovalev-Jean Pascal rematch that takes place on Jan. 30 at Bell Centre in Montreal.
Kathy Duva says “Sergey’s record speaks for itself,” in response Max Kellerman’s comments that Gennady Golovkin is better than Sergey Kovalev.