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Bivol: Barrera Made a Mistake Choosing to Fight Me, Not Kovalev

Dmitry Bivol was pleasantly surprised when he learned Sullivan Barrera chose to fight him March 3 in New York. Bivol believed Barrera would instead opt to challenge WBO light heavyweight champ Sergey ...Read More

Bivol: Hard to Tell From Two Rounds If Kovalev All the Way Back

Dmitry Bivol watched from a ringside seat as Sergey Kovalev annihilated Vyacheslav Shabranskyy. Kovalev obviously was impressive in dropping Shabranskyy three times and stopping him in the second roun...Read More

Bivol Confirms Enrollment in VADA Testing for Barrera Fight

Dmitry Bivol confirmed Friday in an interview with BoxingScene.com that he has enrolled in VADA’s testing program for his upcoming title fight against Sullivan Barrera. Bivol arrived in the Los Angele...Read More

Barrera Brings in Chris Algieri To Further Prepare For Dmitry Bivol

Light heavyweight contender Sullivan Barrera (21-1, 14 KO) and his team have brought in former world champion Chris Algieri to use as a nutritionist to further prepare for the upcoming showdown with W...Read More

Kovalev: Bivol is More Talented, Stronger; Will Beat Barrera

Sergey Kovalev respects Sullivan Barrera’s unconventional decision to fight Dmitry Bivol instead of facing him March 3 in New York. Barrera, the mandatory challenger for Bivol’s WBA light heavyweight ...Read More

Duva: Kovalev 'Disappointed' Barrera Turned Down March 3 Fight

Sergey Kovalev was hopeful following his knockout of Vyacheslav Shabranskyy that Sullivan Barrera would opt to fight him next. Barrera turned down an opportunity to face Kovalev on November 25 because...Read More

Duva: Bivol is Stepping Up in Barrera Bout, Has a Lot to Prove

Dmitry Bivol is the undefeated, defending champion and the favorite to beat Sullivan Barrera when they meet March 3 in New York. Promoter Kathy Duva believes Bivol is the boxer with more to prove, how...Read More

Duva: Kovalev Could Face Beterbiev Before Bivol-Barrera Winner

The doubleheader HBO will televise March 3 seems set up for Sergey Kovalev to face the Dmitry Bivol-Sullivan Barrera winner. That’s one potential plan, according to promoter Kathy Duva, though not nec...Read More

Barrera: Bivol Dragging His Feet on Agreeing To VADA Testing

Top light heavyweight contender Sullivan Barrera is really looking forward to his scheduled showdown with WBA world champion Dmitry Bivol - but he wants both sides to undergo VADA testing for performa...Read More

Duva Explains Barrera's Decision to Choose Bivol Over Kovalev

Kathy Duva believed Sullivan Barrera would take the Sergey Kovalev fight this time. The Cuban contender turned down a November 25 fight against Kovalev because it wasn’t a title fight at the time it w...Read More

Froch: I Have a Feeling Bivol Influenced Andre Ward To Retire

Former super middleweight champion and Sky Sports expert analyst Carl Froch is a big fan of WBA light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol (12-0, 10 KOs) of Russia. Bivol has become a rising force in 201...Read More

Bviol Aims For Showcase Performance Against Sullivan Barrera

On Saturday, March 3rd at New York City’s Theater at Madison Square Garden, newly minted WBA world light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol of Russia makes his second defense of the title against Cuba’...Read More

Pascal: For Me, Beterbiev is Better Than Kovalev and Bivol

Earlier this month, former WBC light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal announced his retirement from the sport. At one time, Pascal was the number one fighter in the weight class. Now the division is b...Read More

Kovalev, Bivol, Beterbiev Create a Red Dawn at 175-Pounds

Kovalev, Bivol, Beterbiev Create a Red Dawn at 175-Pounds

By Alexey Sukachev - Shots were fired, and a legend was born. Not in the ring, but on the streets of Saint Petersburg - the capital of the Russian Empire - by a revolutionary crowd of labourers, soldi...Read More

Barrera Taking Less Money For Bivol, Offered More For Kovalev

It's now a done deal for March 3rd at the Theater of Madison Square Garden where HBO will televise two light heavyweight title fights. In the main event, WBO champion Sergey Kovalev will face IBO cham...Read More

Kovalev-Mikhalkin, Bivol-Barrera Doubleheader Finalized, March 3

Sergey Kovalev continues his rise back to the top of the light heavyweight division when he returns to the Mecca of Boxing on Saturday, March 3rd to defend the WBO Light Heavyweight World Title versus...Read More

Barrera Holds His Nose: The Kovalev vs. Mikhalkin Fight is a Joke!

Light heavyweight contender Sullivan Barrera has come out swinging over rumors that he turned down a potential fight with WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev. The two fighters are slated to ...Read More

Kovalev-Mikhalkin, Bivol-Barrera in Works for 3/3 at MSG Theater

Sullivan Barrera has turned down a fight against Sergey Kovalev again. According to an ESPN.com story posted Monday afternoon, Kovalev will make the first defense of the WBO light heavyweight title he...Read More

Dmitry Bivol, Sullivan Barrera Ordered To Fight By WBA

The World Boxing Association (WBA) Championships Committee notified Cuban boxer Sullivan Barrera (21-1, 14KO) that he is the mandatory opponent to fight for the Light Heavyweight Championship, current...Read More

Bivol's Manager on Facing Barrera, Kovalev, Beterbiev, More

Light heavyweight Dmitry Bivol (13-0, 11 KOs) is undeniably one of Russia’s top new stars. The Russian is coming off a major knockout win over Australian Trent Broadhurst, which has officially confirm...Read More