Sergey Kovalev had a tougher time with Jean Pascal than many expected but scored a dramatic eighth-round knockout after a scintillating fight against an elite opponent.
We’ve got a good group of experts here to discuss Saturday’s fight between Sergey Kovalev and Jean Pascal — but not much debate about the outcome.
On March 14, in support of Sergey Kovalev-Jean Pascal, light heavyweights Isaac Chilemba and Vasily Lepikhin lace up to be the next in line for a championship opportunity.
Unified light heavyweight beltholder Sergey Kovalev and former RING champ Jean Pascal can’t agree on a drug testing organization for their anticipated March 14 showdown but both agree they have a tough fight ahead of them and that current champ Adonis Stevenson won’t take on the winner.
Fans share thoughts on Gennady Golovkin-Martin Murray, Adrien Broner-John Molina, Adonis Stevenson-Sakio Bika, PBC on network TV, Carlos Monzon’s ATG placement, mythical matchups, and of course #TheNeverendinStory (that was supposed to end yesterday!) in this week’s Friday mailbag.
RingTV’s Bill Emes spoke with four-division champ Roy Jones Jr. at the kickoff press conference for the Sergey Kovalev-Jean Pascal fight in New York City. Jones talked about working with Pascal and the former champ’s challenge to unified 175-pound titleholder Kovalev.
RingTV’s Bill Emes caught up with Sergey Kovalev at the press conference for the IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight titleholder’s showdown with former champ Jean Pascal. Kovalev talked about life after his Bernard Hopkins victory, the style matchup with Pascal and the future.
RingTV presents the highlights from the Sergey Kovalev-Jean Pascal kickoff press conference in New York City. Hear from Steve Cunningham, Czar Glazkov, Jean Pascal and, of course, “The Krusher,” who defends his IBF, WBA and WBO light heavyweight titles on the March 14 HBO-televised card in Montreal.
During a Wednesday press conference announcing his March 14 challenge to IBF/WBO/WBA light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev, former champ Jean Pascal said the version of Bernard Hopkins that Kovalev beat was not as good as the version he fought in 2010/2011.
Former IBF cruiserweight titleholder Steve Cunningham will face unbeaten heavyweight contender Vyacheslav Glazkov in an IBF title-eliminator bout on the March 14 undercard of Sergey Kovalev-Jean Pascal fight at the Montreal Bell Centre in Montreal.
Light heavyweight Artur Beterbiev could possibly face fellow contender Isaac Chilemba on March 14, according to Kathy Duva of Main Events.
Boxing fans share their thoughts on the Bermane Stiverne-Deontay Wilder heavyweight showdown, Sergey Kovalev’s light heavyweight challenges in 2015, the prospect of a Jhonny Gonzalez-Abner Mares rematch, and Paulie Malignaggi’s latest Manny Pacquiao rant in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
HBO will replay eight bouts featuring the network’s premier fighters over the course of four days starting tonight. The fight will highlight victories by Sergey Kovalev, Gennady Golovkin, Manny Pacquiao, Wladimir Klitschko, Juan Manuel Marquez and Terence Crawford.
Though Adonis Stevenson’s recent stoppage of Dmitry Sukhotsky was seen as easy work, the RING light heavyweight champion’s promoter still sees “Superman” as superior.