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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

News: Kovalev-Mikhalkin, Spence-Peterson, WBSS, More

Tickets are on sale now to the general public for the upcoming showdown between two-time Light Heavyweight World Champion Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (31-2-1, 27 KOs) versus Igor Mikhalkin (21-1, 9 KOs) ...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

Kovalev: Gassiev Beats Dorticos With No Problems - By Knockout!

WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev is fully backing his countryman, IBF world cruiserweight champion Murat Gassiev (25-0, 18 KOs), to win in spectacular fashion when he faces WBA champion Y...Read More

Kovalev: Ward Will Come Back; Has Enough Money to Take a Rest

Sergey Kovalev isn’t convinced Andre Ward will remain retired. The WBO light heavyweight champion thinks Ward is taking an understandable break because he made plenty of money for their two fights and...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

Barrera To Duva: I Didn't Reject Kovalev, You Offered 100K Less

Light heavyweight contender Sullivan Barrera has come out firing after reading a recent article on BoxingScene.com. Promoter Kathy Duva of Main Events had discussed how WBO light heavyweight champion ...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

Juan Manuel Marquez: A Few Wins and Kovalev is Back on Top

According to former four division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez, Sergey Kovalev (31-2-1, 27 KOs) is only a few wins away from reclaiming the top spot of his division. Kovalev was at one time an u...Read More

Duva Discusses Competing Cards March 3 at MSG Theater, Barclays

It’s unfortunate, but there’s nothing she can do about it. That’s the approach promoter Kathy Duva is taking to the likely reality that her company’s card March 3 in The Theater at Madison Square Gard...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

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

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

Ward Does Not Think Kovalev is Back, Just Had Perfect Opponent

Mandalay Bay, LAS VEGAS, NV - Former pound-for-pound king and two-division champion Andre Ward (32-0) was in Las Vegas Saturday night to provide expert analysis for the HBO tripleheader headlined by M...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

Sergey Kovalev-Oleksandr Gvozdyk - Is The Fight a Non-Starter?

As you peruse the light heavyweight rankings, the name of Oleksandr Gvozdyk (14-0, 12 KOs) is ubiquitous. The Ukrainian is rated second by the IBF, third by the WBA and number two by the WBC. And most...Read More