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Kovalev Asks Fans 'Not To Make Hasty Conclusions On Situation'

Sergey Kovalev offered his first public response Monday since TMZ reported Friday that the former light heavyweight champion faces a felony assault charge for allegedly punching a woman in June. Accor...Read More

Kovalev Charged With Felony Assault, Allegedly Punched Woman

Former light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev has been charged with felony assault for allegedly punching a woman in the face back in June -- but he claims he's not guilty ... TMZ Sports has learne...Read More

Ramirez Coach: Big Fight at 168, Alvarez-Kovalev or Gvozdyk

WBO super middleweight champion Gilberto Ramirez (39-0) successfully defended his title for the 5th time earlier this month when he won a majority decision over Jesse Hart in Corpus Christi, Texas. ...Read More

Alvarez Eyes Statement, Had Haymon Blessing For Top Rank Deal

WBO light heavyweight champion Eleider Alvarez said his multi-year, co-promotional deal with Top Rank and previous promoter Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) makes unifications “possible” assuming he wins a Fe...Read More

Eleider Alvarez's Top Rank Deal Guarantees 7 Figures Per Fight

For several years, WBO light heavyweight champion Eleider Alvarez was seeking activity and recognition. Several months ago, he arrived on the scene with a vicious knockout of heavily favored Sergey Ko...Read More

Eleider Alvarez, Top Rank Make Promotional Deal Official

Top Rank announced today it has reached a multi-year agreement with Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) to co-promote WBO light heavyweight world champion Eleider “Storm” Alvarez. Alvarez’s first bout under this...Read More

Alvarez: Kovalev Is Making Excuses; Doesn't Believe In Himself

NEW YORK – Eleider Alvarez’s first name was misspelled on his credential that admitted him to a press conference Saturday. The WBO light heavyweight champion smiled when a reporter pointed out that er...Read More

Photos: Alvarez, Kovalev - Face To Face at Rematch Presser

Alvarez, Kovalev Rematch Press Conference Photos Gallery - Their first fight ended with a dramatic knockout that shook up the Atlantic City Boardwalk. The rematch between Eleider “Storm” Alvarez and S...Read More

Alvarez vs. Kovalev Rematch Official For 2/2 in Frisco, Texas

Their first fight ended with a dramatic knockout that shook up the Atlantic City Boardwalk. The rematch between Eleider “Storm” Alvarez and Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev will bring two of the light heavywe...Read More

Duva: If Kovalev Listens, McGirt Can Change Career Like Gatti's

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey – Kathy Duva fondly remembers Buddy McGirt rejuvenating the career of one of her aging former champions. The veteran promoter hopes McGirt can have the same impact on Sergey ...Read More

Adonis Stevenson Endures Post-Sergey Kovalev Hype

It was early 2014, and the stage appeared to be set for a monster 175-pound unification supremacy clash on HBO between Haitian-born Canadian southpaw Adonis “Superman” Stevenson and Russian Sergey “Th...Read More

McGirt Discusses Training Sergey Kovalev For Alvarez Rematch

Once the “Boogey Man” of the light heavyweight division, Sergey Kovalev is 2-3 in his past five fights with two each in stoppage wins and knockout losses. “The Krusher” (32-3-1, 28 KOS) was considered...Read More

Pascal: Alvarez 'Definitely' Will Beat Kovalev In Their Rematch

Jean Pascal wasn’t the least bit surprised Eleider Alvarez knocked out Sergey Kovalev. Pascal and Alvarez are friends, but Pascal shared the ring with both men and knew Alvarez was more than capable o...Read More

Kovalev's Promoter Reveals What Caused Losses To Ward, Alvarez

Kathy Duva, promoter for former light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev, believes her boxer's issues with stamina is now a thing of the past. Kovalev (32-3-1, 28 KOs) was at one-time regarded as one...Read More

Alvarez: Stevenson Beats Gvozdyk - I'll Beat Him & Kovalev Again

WBO light heavyweight champion Eleider Alvarez plans to watch left-handed WBC counterpart Adonis Stevenson defeat Oleksander Gvozdyk on December 1 and beat Sergey Kovalev for the second time in Februa...Read More

Bivol: Alvarez KO Of Kovalev Surprised Me, Favor Him In Rematch

Dmitry Bivol believed Sergey Kovalev would defeat Eleider Alvarez. Had that happened, Bivol might’ve been preparing now for a showdown with Kovalev. Bivol-Kovalev was a fight HBO’s Peter Nelson wanted...Read More

Beterbiev: If Kovalev Wins - I'd Fight Him; Maybe Alvarez Too

The owner of the IBF light heavyweight title, undefeated Artur Beterbiev, is very interested in a potential showdown with compatriot Sergey Kovalev - if Kovalev is able to regain his world title in Fe...Read More

Kovalev's Manager on Training With Buddy McGirt For Alvarez

The decision has been made by former light heavyweight champion, Sergey Kovalev, that when he faces Eleider Alvarez in their rematch in early 2019, that it will be veteran trainer Buddy McGirt prepari...Read More

Eleider Alvarez Reviewing Offers From ESPN, PBC and DAZN

WBO light heavyweight champion Eleider Alvarez (24-0, 12 KOs) is a very hot commodity. Alvarez appeared on HBO back in August, when he pulled off a stunning seven round knockout of Sergey Kovalev to c...Read More

Eleider Alvarez Vows To Punish Sergey Kovalev For Disrespect

WBO light heavyweight champion Eleider Alvarez feels disrespected and wants to do a lot of damage on Sergey Kovalev when their meet in a rematch on February 2, live on ESPN. Back in August, Alvarez pu...Read More