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Kovalev-Mikhalkin Watched by Peak Audience of 674,000 on HBO

Ratings for HBO’s boxing doubleheader Saturday night seemingly were impacted by direct competition from premium-cable rival Showtime. HBO’s main event, Sergey Kovalev-Igor Mikhalkin, attracted a peak ...Read More

Photos: Sergey Kovalev Beats Down Igor Mikhalkin For TKO Win

Kovalev vs. Mikhalkin Fight Photos Gallery - New York, NY: Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (32-2-1, 28 KOs) of Russia delivered another trademark crushing performance with a seventh round stoppage of Igor Mi...Read More

Sergey Kovalev Breaks Down, Stops a Bloody Mikhlakin in Seven

The Theater, Madison Square Garden, New York City - WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (32-2-1, 28 KOs) stopped Igor Mikhalkin (21-2, 9 KOs) in the seventh round. What hurt Mikhalkin in thi...Read More

Sergey Kovalev vs. Igor Mikhalkin - CompuBox Historical Review

Kovalev, Mikhalkin, CompuBox - Like all great punchers, Sergey Kovalev's offense is his defense. His offensive numbers are not overly impressive (although he did land 6.5 jabs per round, slightly high...Read More

Kovalev: There Should Be '1' Champ at 175 - I'm Just a Belt-holder

On Saturday night from the Theater at Madison Square Garden, Sergey Kovalev makes his 2018 debut as he faces Igor Mikhalkin in defense of his WBO light heavyweight title. The "Krusher'' won that belt ...Read More

Kovalev Very Motivated To Beat Up His "Friend" Mikhalkin

Sergey Kovalev figures he's known Igor Mikhalkin since he was about 17, back when they were amateur teammates in Russia. Come Saturday, that will mean nothing. "We were like friends, but only friends ...Read More

Photos: Sergey Kovalev, Igor Mikhalkin - Ready For MSG Showdown

Kovalev, Mikhalkin Weight-In Photos Gallery - Upsetting Kovalev on Saturday night will take by far the best performance of Mikhalkin’s career. Kovalev, the defending WBO light heavyweight champion, is...Read More

Kovalev vs. Mikhalkin, Bivol vs. Barrera Doubleheader Weights

Igor Mikhalkin smiled, pumped his fist and was very respectful toward Sergey Kovalev at their weigh-in Friday. Those pleasantries aside, the Russian southpaw is well aware of the dangerous assignment ...Read More

Photos: Kovalev, Mikhalkin - Face To Face at Final Presser

Kovalev, Mikhalkin Final Press Conference Photos Gallery - Kathy Duva, CEO of Main Events - "Hello everyone. It has been a very long, cold winter, but don't worry. Main Events is now here to heat thin...Read More

Video: Igor Mikhalkin Discusses Sergey Kovalev Title Clash

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING spotlights the competitive light heavyweight division with two world title bouts when SERGEY KOVALEV VS. IGOR MIKHALKIN AND DMITRY BIVOL VS. SULLIVAN BARRERA is seen SATURDAY...Read More

Photos: Kovalev, Bivol, Mikhalkin - Grind at Open Workouts

Kovalev, Bivol Workouts Photos Gallery - About March 3: The Saturday, March 3 main event between Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev and Igor Mikhalkin is a 12-round match-up for the WBO Light Heavyweight World ...Read More

Kovalev: I'm Back From My Losses, Following My Goal of Big Fights

Kovalev: I'm Back From My Losses, Following My Goal of Big Fights

By Thomas Gerbasi - Addition by subtraction. It’s boxing’s logic, and the way the sport often levels the playing field and provides opportunities that weren’t there before. So, as Andre Ward removed S...Read More

Bakhram Murtazaliev Aims To Impress at MSG's Theater

Before fans at the Theater at Madison Square Garden enjoy two light heavyweight championship bouts Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev and Igor Mikhalkin, and Dmitry Bivol vs. Sullivan Barrera" on Saturday, Marc...Read More

Vaughn Alexander Aims To Shine on Kovalev-Mikhalkin Card

(St. Louis, Missouri) - Fourteen years ago, in 2004, an 18-year-old rising star in boxing from St. Louis, Missouri got the thrill of his life, winning his fifth professional bout by unanimous decision...Read More

Sergey Kovalev vs. Igor Mikhalkin - Undercard Information

New York, NY: Before fans at the Theater at Madison Square Garden enjoy two light heavyweight championship bouts Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev vs. Igor Mikhalkin, and Dmitry Bivol vs. Sullivan Barrera on S...Read More

Mikhalkin: Ward's Blows Were Low; Loss Didn't Diminish Kovalev

Igor Mikhalkin considers Sergey Kovalev to be the same ferocious fighter he was before Andre Ward stopped him in their rematch. Ward hurt Kovalev badly with a right hand in the eighth round June 17, b...Read More

Kovalev: Better if Ward Himself Had Stopped Me, Not The Ref

After losing back to back fights to Andre Ward, Sergey Kovalev insists that he's ready to write a new chapter in his boxing career. On March 3rd, the Russian defends his WBO World Light-Heavyweight Ti...Read More

Mikhalkin's PED Suspension Nearly Made Him Quit Boxing in 2016

Mikhalkin's PED Suspension Nearly Made Him Quit Boxing in 2016

By Keith Idec - Igor Mikhalkin nearly quit boxing in the spring of 2016. The Russian light heavyweight was just 30 years old and had lost only once as a pro. But the European Boxing Union suspended Mi...Read More

Sergey Kovalev Feels That He's Finally Reaching His Full Potential

Despite his tremendous success at the highest levels of boxing, two-time Light Heavyweight Champion Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (31-2-1, 27 KOs) says only now is he reaching his full potential as an athl...Read More

Bivol: Mikhalkin Underestimated; Not Easy Opponent for Kovalev

Dmitry Bivol is much more familiar with Igor Mikhalkin than the vast majority of fans and reporters wondering why they should believe Mikhalkin has any shot whatsoever at upsetting Sergey Kovalev. Bas...Read More