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By Donavan Leonard: I know that I am not alone in my frustration of the sport of boxing. Terrible judging, “fights” that do not live up to the hype, and overpriced PPV’s can lead fans such as myself wondering why they persevere  keeping up with this antiquated sport. Then bouts such as Franviso Vargas – Orlando Salido and […]

Bivol vs. Agnew Added to Ward vs. Kovalev II

Before fans at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and those watching live on pay-per-view are treated to the much-anticipated rematch between Andre “S.O.G.” Ward and Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev for the WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Titles on June 17, they will be excited by another stellar light heavyweight match-up between […]

Kovalev scolds Ward for skipping “Face Off” taping

By Allan Fox: Former light heavyweight champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev is furious with Andre “SOG” Ward for what him supposedly skipping their “Face Off” with HBO’s Max Kellernan taping segment last Sunday for rematch on June 17 on HBO PPV at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. According to […]

Luis Arias vs. Arif Magomedov Added to Ward-Kovalev 2: “The Rematch” PPV Undercard

USBA Middleweight Champion Luis “Cuba” Arias (17-0, 8 KOs) and prime contender Arif “The Predator” Magomedov (18-1, 11 KOs) will lead off the HBO Pay-Per-View lineup for Andre Ward vs. Sergey Kovalev 2: “The Rematch” on Saturday, June 17 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The championship event, presented by Corona Extra, […]

Guillermo Rigondeaux vs. Moises Flores Added to Ward-Kovalev 2:

Reigning WBA World Super Bantamweight Champion Guillermo “El Chacal” Rigondeaux (17-0, 11 KOs) will face WBA interim titleholder Moises “Chucky” Flores (25-0, 17 KOs) in a long-awaited mandatory 12-round WBA title defense that will tarnish one fighter’s perfect record. Rigondeaux vs. Flores has officially been added to the Pay-Per-View undercard of Ward-Kovalev 2: “The Rematch” […]

Kathy Duva Q&A: Main Events’ CEO talks about Kovalev/Ward 2 mega-fight

By Ian Aldous: On Saturday June 17th, live on HBO PPV from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Andre Ward (31-0), will rematch Sergey Kovalev (30-1), and defend his IBF/WBA and WBO world light-heavyweight titles. The event entitled ‘No Excuses’ will hopefully put to bed any doubts that linger from the first fight […]

Ward says Kovalev’s promoter agreed to the judges

By Allan Fox: When Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev meet for their rematch on June 17th, it will be with all 3 judges being from the U.S rather than other parts of the world. Kovalev’s promoter Kathy Duva says she asked for one of the judges to be from outside of the U.S, but she […]

Ward: Chavez Jr’s weight loss could hurt him for Canelo fight

By Dan Ambrose: Light heavyweight champion Andre Ward likes the upcoming mega-fight between former middleweight title holder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on May 6 on HBO pay-per-view. Ward thinks that the 30-year-old Chavez Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) could be hurt by the weight loss for the fight, as he needs to […]

Kovalev: I overrated Ward last time

By Jeff Aranow: Sergey Kovalev says he gave too much respect to Andre Ward’s talent before he fought him last November in their fight on HBO PPV. When Kovalev got inside the ring with Ward, he was surprised at how easy it was in jumping out to a quick lead in the first 4 rounds. […]

Ward V Kovalev II: Lessons learned

By Rob Maclean: Andre Ward (31-0 15ko’s) and Sergey Kovalev (30-1-1 26ko’s) will battle once again in Las Vegas to determine the true Light-Heavyweight king and grab P4P glory. The venue may have changed but the needle between the two certainly has not, with both fighters claiming success from the first fight and foreseen success […]

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