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.
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.