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Cleverly: Fonfara's Power Not Far Off From Kovalev

CHICAGO - Hometown-favorite Andrzej Fonfara (28-3 16 KOs) outslugged former world champion Nathan Cleverly (29-3, 15 KOs) over 12 grueling rounds on his way to a unanimous decision on Premier Boxing C...Read More

Roy Jones: Cleverly Made Careless Error With Kovalev

Former four division world champion Roy Jones Jr. felt Nathan Cleverly made a huge mistake last Saturday night in Wales, when he made a decision to stand toe to toe with a heavy-handed puncher like Se...Read More

Cleverly: Sergey Kovalev's Punches Were Like a Hammer

This past Saturday, Nathan Cleverly fifth defense of his WBO-light heavyweight title ended in disaster as he suffered a crushing fourth-round knockout defeat against Kovalev at the Motorpoint Arena in...Read More

CompuBox: Total Domination By Sergey Kovalev

Total domination by Sergey Kovalev, who landed nearly as many punches as Nathan Cleverly threw. Kovalev scoring three knockdowns for a TKO win to capture the WBO light heavyweight crown in four rounds...Read More

Frank Warren: Kovalev Rematch Not in Immediate Plans

Nathan Cleverly's promoter Frank Warren was reluctant to discuss a rematch with Sergey Kovalev after seeing his fighter bludgeoned to defeat in four rounds. Cleverly lost his WBO light-heavyweight ...Read More

Photo: Kovalev Gave Cleverly Fans a Message After Win

Sergey Kovalev was a man on fire at the Motorpoint in Cardiff, Wales. Following his four round destruction over Nathan Cleverly to capture the WBO light heavyweight championship, he quickly jumped on ...Read More

Cleverly vs. Kovalev: CompuBox Historical Review

WBO light heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly is busier. They landed similar amounts of punches, but Sergey Kovalev hits harder and is the better combination puncher. Both landed well above weight cl...Read More

Sergey Kovalev: I Knew Cleverly Couldn't Take My Power

Nathan Cleverly's unbeaten record went up in smoke as impressive Russian Sergey Kovalev took his WBO light-heavyweight title off him with a destructive fourth-round stoppage in Cardiff. The 26-year-ol...Read More

Sergey Kovalev Blows Through Nathan Cleverly in Four

Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Wales - In a career defining performance, Sergey Kovalev (22-0-1, 20KOs) stopped previously undefeated Nathan Cleverly (26-1, 12KOs) in four rounds to capture the WBO light ...Read More

Frank Warren on Rolling The Dice With Cleverly-Kovalev

When managing and promoting World class fighters, there comes a time when you have to roll the dice to determine whether they're exceptional or just simply very good. That time has arrived for Nath...Read More

Cleverly Admits: I May Have To Weather The Storm Early

WBO champion Nathan Cleverly is convinced the bookies have got it all wrong. Cleverly is happy to be considered the underdog in his clash against Sergey Kovalev. But the unbeaten Welshman is happy...Read More

Nathan Cleverly-Sergey Kovalev: Pre-Fight Report Card

by Cliff Rold - Sometimes, it’s the man with the belt that has more to prove. Despite five title defenses at Light Heavyweight, and some solid wins against contenders Tony Bellew and Karo Murat, the ...Read More

Photos: Cleverly, Kovalev Are Ready For War at Weigh-In

At today’s official weigh-in on Cardiff’s busy Queen Street, outside the Capitol Shopping Centre, WBO World Light-Heavyweight Champion Nathan Cleverly came in at 12st 6lb (174lb) while the challenger ...Read More

Cleverly On Kovalev's Foes: I'm On Another Level

Nathan Cleverly is confident he has the chin to cope with anything Russian powerhouse Sergey Kovalev throws his way in Saturday's WBO light heavyweight title bout in Cardiff. The Welshman is making...Read More

Bale Backs Cleverly as He Heads To Kovalev Showdown

NATHAN CLEVERLY has been lifted by a good luck message from wantaway Tottenham star Gareth Bale. While Bale is linked with an £100m move to Real Madrid, his fellow Welshman Cleverly is also aiming...Read More

Team Kovalev Expect KO Win if Cleverly Trades

NATHAN CLEVERLY has been warned of the dangers of getting involved in a toe-to-toe battle with KO specialist Sergey Kovalev. Cleverly makes the sixth defence of his WBO light-heavyweight title agai...Read More

Photos: Cleverly, Kovalev Go Face To Face at Final Presser

A battle of undefeateds, as WBO light heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly (left) and hard-punching challenger Sergey Kovalev, went face to face at the final press conference. The two fighters will tr...Read More

News: Cecilia Braekhus; Braehmer-Abatangelo; Kovalev

WBA, WBC & WBO Female Welterweight Champion and undefeated pound-for-pound number one Cecilia Braekhus (22-0, 6 KOs) has started her sparring sessions for the September 7 showdown with fellow unbeaten...Read More

Kovalev Expects To Bomb Cleverly Out in Three Rounds

At today's media workout in Newport, Russian KO King Sergey Kovalev had some fierce words for the WBO Light Heavyweight Champion Nathan Cleverly, who he faces on Saturday night at Cardiff’s Motorpoint...Read More

Cleverly Promises a Front Foot Explosion With Kovalev

Nathan Cleverly is predicting an explosive defence of his WBO light heavyweight world title against Russian Sergey Kovalev in a fight he has dubbed the most important of his career. Cleverly, 26, w...Read More