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Heading into a Hectic Fall: BScene Pound-for-Pound Update

It’s been awhile and a whole lot of the landscape has changed. Since the last update of the pound-for-pound list, four of the top ten have lost. Two lost with some debate (Roman Gonzalez and Manny Pac...Read More

Kovalev Files Protest With NSAC To Make Ward Loss a No-Contest

According to the Las Vegas Review Journal, Sergey Kovalev has filed an official protest with the Nevada State Athletic Commission - to reverse the outcome of last month's TKO defeat to IBF, WBA, WBO l...Read More

Duva: Barrera is One of Several Options For Kovalev's Return

Light heavyweight contender Sullivan Barrera is one of several opponents under consideration for former WBA, WBO, IBF world champion Sergey Kovalev, according to the promoter of both boxers, Kathy Duv...Read More

Abel Sanchez is Open To Training Sergey Kovalev, Door is Open

Veteran trainer Abel Sanchez is interested and open to the idea of once again training former IBF, WBO, WBA light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (30-2, 26 KOs). Sanchez trained Kovalev in the be...Read More

Smith-Barrera Winner To Face Sergey Kovalev in The Fall?

On Saturday night from the Forum in Inglewood, California, a light heavyweight match-up between Joe Smith and Sullivan Barrera kicks off the HBO 'Boxing After Dark' broadcast. They are fighting for th...Read More

Bivol Wants Cleverly, Breaks Down Kovalev's TKO Loss To Ward

Fresh of his third consecutive fourth-round stoppage of 2017, light heavyweight Dmitry Bivol (11-0, 9 KOs), one of the hottest prospects/contenders in the sport, recently resurfaced at the weigh-in fo...Read More

Adonis Stevenson vs. Eleider Alvarez Targeted For Early Fall

The mandatory fight between WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson (29-1, 24 KOs) and challenger Eleider Alvarez (23-0, 11 KOs) is heading to a date in the early fall, according promoter Yvon...Read More

Barrera: Ward Hits Low On Purpose; Kovalev Didn't React Right

Sullivan Barrera battled Andre Ward for 12 rounds last year. Barrera believes Ward, who had a point deducted for hitting him low in the eighth round, throws low blows “on purpose” to take his opponent...Read More

Ward-Kovalev Rematch: Paid Attendance Was Only 6,366

Those gate receipts generated $2.187 million in revenue, far less than the ticket sales from their first fight produced. That bout, which Ward narrowly won by unanimous decision November 19 at T-Mobil...Read More

Kovalev Says Ward Too Difficult To Beat With Officials on His SIde

Former world champion Sergey Kovalev will not insist on a third fight with IBF, WBO, WBA light heavyweight king Andre Ward. Two weeks ago at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Ward stopped Kovalev in the ...Read More

Joe Smith, Promoter Eyeing Sergey Kovalev Fight After Barrera

NEW YORK – Joe Smith Jr. would love the chance to pick up where Andre Ward left off earlier this month. If Smith defeats fellow light heavyweight contender Sullivan Barrera on July 15, the hard-hittin...Read More

Ward-Kovalev Rematch Replay Peaked at 947K Viewers on HBO

The Nielsen numbers reflected just how much interest there was in the controversial conclusion to the Andre Ward-Sergey Kovalev rematch. According to ratings released Wednesday morning by Nielsen Medi...Read More

Sergey Kovalev Eyes New Trainer, Move To New Weight Class

Former light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (30-2, 26 KOs) is looking to make some big changes after losing for the second time to Andre Ward. Ward (32-0, 16 KOs) won a close twelve round decisio...Read More

Andre Ward Mulling Next Move, Doubts Stevenson Will Fight

IBF, WBA, WBO light heavyweight champion Andre Ward (32-0, 16 KOs) is still mulling over his next move for the future. Two weeks ago, Ward stopped Sergey Kovalev (30-2, 26 KOs) in the eight round of t...Read More

Ward To Critics: I'm Not Having It, Nobody Taking Away This Win!

IBF, WBA, WBO light heavyweight champion Andre Ward (32-0, 16 KOs) says he is not going to allow the critics to take away his recent rematch win over Sergey Kovalev (30-2, 26 KOs). In their first figh...Read More

Light Heavy Holds, Burnett Enters at 118: BScene Ratings Update

Light Heavyweight: Despite several results of note, there isn’t any change in the ratings at light heavyweight for the moment. Lineal champion Adonis Stevenson and the perceived champion to most of th...Read More

Frank Warren: Ward-Kovalev Ending Unsatisfactory, Trilogy Needed

While you naturally have to afford Andre Ward huge credit for now twice toppling the previously formidable force of Sergey Kovalev, it remains the case that he hasn’t quite put the matter to bed. I su...Read More

Hearn: Ward-Kovalev Stopped Too Early - But Kovalev Was Done

Promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport was getting flashbacks last weekend, while he was watching the rematch between Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev. At the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Ward stopped Kov...Read More

Hearn: Ward-Kovalev Not Promoted Right, I Would've Smashed It!

Promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport was shocked with what he felt was a lack of proper promotion for last Saturday's rematch between Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev. Ward (32-0, 16 KOs) stopped Kova...Read More

Hopkins: Kovalev Stoppage Was Legit, Ward Wore Him Down

This past Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Andre Ward (32-0, 16 KOs) stopped Sergey Kovalev (30-2, 26 KOs) in the eight round of their rematch to retain the IBF, WBC, WBA light heavywe...Read More