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Sergey Kovalev to face Eleider Alvarez instead of Marcus Browne

By Allan Fox: In a surprise move, WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey ‘Krusher’ Kovalev (32-2-1, 28 KOs) will be facing unbeaten #1 WBC contender Eleider ‘Storm’ Alvarez (23-0, 11 KOs) next rather than #1 WBO Marcus Browne (21-0, 16 KOs) in the summer on HBO Boxing at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, in […]

Sergey Kovalev vs. Marcus Browne agreed for summer

By Jim Dower: WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey ‘Krusher’ Kovalev and his unbeaten #1 WBO contender Marcus Browne have agreed to a fight this summer in June or July on HBO, according to ESPN. The Kovalev vs. Browne fight is expected to take place in Madison Square Garden in New York. … Read

Sergey Kovalev vs Marcus Browne close to being done for June or July

By Allan Fox: Negotiations are going well between WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey ‘Krusher’ Kovalev (32-2-1, 28 KOs) and unbeaten #1 WBO mandatory challenger Marcus Browne, and the fight could be done anytime. The fight is close to be done for June/July, according to ESPN.… Read

Kovalev’s promoter says Dmitry Bivol fight in 2019

By Jim Dower: WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey ‘Krusher’ Kovlalev and WBA 175lb. champion Dmitry Bivol (13-0-, 11 KOs) could be facing each other in a unification fight in 2019, according to promoter Kathy Duva. … Read

Marcus Browne negotiating fight with Kovalev for June

By Jim Dower: Light heavyweight contender Marcus Browne (21-0, 16 KOs) appears to have decided not to take an IBF ordered fight against IBF light heavyweight champion Artur Beterbiev (12-0, 12 KOs), and instead use his #1 ranking with the World Boxing Organization to face WBO 175 lb. champion Sergey ‘Krusher’ Kovalev (32-2-1, 28 KOs) […]

6 things we learned last Saturday night

By Gav Duthie: Some weekends I wait in anticipation for the next big fight, scrolling the news for fights that took place between over the hill Mexicans, regional titles, small hall shows, and some weekends have too much action to watch all in one night. Last weekend was one of those. The UK had boxing […]

Kovalev-Mikhalkin averaged 599,000 viewers on HBO

By Jim Dower: WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey ‘Krusher’ Kovalev (32-2-1, 28 KOs) brought in underwhelming ratings for his first title defense of his WBO belt against #5 WBO Igor Mikhalkin (21-2, 9 KOs) last Saturday night. … Read

Crushing Kovalev Performance Highlights All Action Fight Night at The Garden

Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (32-2-1, 28 KOs) of Russia delivered another trademark crushing performance with a seventh round stoppage of Igor Mikhalkin(21-2, 9 KOs) of Russia at The Theater at Madison Square Garden to retain his WBO World Light Heavyweight Championship. Despite their friendship, there was no love lost between Russian countrymen as Kovalev made Mikhalkin […]

Sergey Kovalev vs. Igor Mikhalkin – Results

By Jim Dower: WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey ‘Krusher’ Kovalev (32-2-1, 28 KOs) did what many boxing fans expected him to in defeating voluntary challenger Igor Mikhalkin (21-2, 9 KOs) by a 7th round TKO on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York. Boxing News 24 had Kovalev by 5 of 6 rounds […]

Kovalev vs. Mikhalkin & Bivol vs. Barrera – Official weights

By Jim Dower: Sergey Kovalev, Igor Mikhalkin, Dmitry Bivol and Sullivan Barrera all successfully made weight for their light heavyweight title fights this Saturday on March 3 on HBO Boxing at Madison Square Garden in New York. WBO 175 lb. champion ‘Krusher’ Kovalev (31-2-1, 27 KOs) weighed in at 174.6 pounds. … Read

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