Fans from around the world share their unbridled enthusiasm for tomorrow’s anticipated showdown between Lucas Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov, as well as thoughts on Leo Santa Cruz, the PBC, some really good mythical matchups and other subjects, in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
RING light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson wasn’t impressed by what he saw in Sergey Kovalev’s win over Cedric Agnew on Saturday night, calling the undefeated WBO titleholder “just an average fighter.”
The jabs are flying between light heavyweight champ Adonis Stevenson and WBO titleholder Sergey Kovalev, with each saying they are willing to engage after their upcoming bouts, while Bernard Hopkins and Beibut Shumenov chime in with insults of their own.
The promoters of RING light heavyweight champ Adonis Stevenson and WBO titleholder Sergey Kovalev, the two hardest-hitting fighters in the 175-pound division, could meet in an anticipated showdown at the end of the summer or early fall.
Promoter Kathy Duva spoke about the 2014 plans for middleweight bomber Curtis Stevens, and also said that WBO light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev would get a shot at RING champ Adonis Stevenson. “The fight’s gonna get made, just not next,” Duva said.
Fight fans share their thoughts on Adonis Stevenson’s and Sergey Kovalev’s crushing Saturday victories and a potential showdown between the light heavyweight punchers, as well as dream ‘Super Six’ tournaments, James Kirkland-Glen Tapia, and more in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Following Adonis Stevenson’s sixth-round stoppage of Tony Bellew and Sergey Kovalev’s brutal second-round KO of Ismayl Sillakh, the most anticipated light heavyweight matchup in many years is a showdown between the power-punching titleholders. However, the fight might not happen in 2014.