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Kovalev: Loss to Ward in Our Rematch Didn't Break Me Mentally

NEW YORK – Sergey Kovalev knows seeing is believing. The former light heavyweight champion must beat Vyacheslav Shabranskyy convincingly to prove to his harshest critics that he has overcome his techn...Read More

Jackson: I Don't Wish Kovalev Well - He Quit Against Andre Ward!

NEW YORK – John David Jackson’s disgust with Sergey Kovalev is evident in his voice. Nearly five months have passed since Kovalev’s technical knockout loss to Andre Ward in their rematch, but the frus...Read More

Hunter on Kovalev: Russian Fighters Don't Do Well in Dog Fights!

Virgil Hunter, the head trainer for the recently retired Andre Ward, was not the least surprised that his boxer stopped Sergey Kovalev in their rematch back in June at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. W...Read More

Kovalev on Ward's Retirement: Good for Boxing, Fans & Division!

Part of Sergey Kovalev is disappointed that Andre Ward announced his retirement from boxing Thursday. Just last weekend, Kovalev discussed his desire to land a third fight against Ward at some point. ...Read More

Kovalev: Right Now It's 1-1; I Want a Third Fight With Ward

LAS VEGAS – Sergey Kovalev knows it probably isn’t a realistic expectation, but he wants a third fight against Andre Ward. Kovalev considers their series even. The former light heavyweight champion th...Read More

John David Jackson: Sergey Kovalev is a Real Assh*le - He Quit!

Three months ago, unified light heavyweight champion Andre Ward 32-0 (16 KOs) earned his claim as boxing’s top pound for pound fighter and erased any doubts by stopping Sergey Kovalev 30-2-1 (26 KOs) ...Read More

Andre Ward: Won't Be Easy For Kovalev To Recover From Defeat

WBA/WBO/IBF light heavyweight champion Andre "SOG" Ward (32-0) has spent the past two weeks working the Terence Crawford-Julius Indongo broadcast and Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight week for ESP...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

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

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

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