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Ward-Kovalev 2 does around 125K buys on PPV

By Jeff Aranow: Andre Ward’s rematch with Sergey Kovalev did poor numbers on HBO PPV for their June 17 rematch at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. According to Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports News, the Ward vs. Kovalev 2 rematch did 125,000 buys on HBO pay-per-view. … Read

Kovalev interested in working with Virgil Hunter

By Jeff Aranow: Former light heavyweight champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-2-1, 26 KOs) is reportedly interested in adding the help of Andre Ward’s trainer Virgil Hunter, according to Fighthype. Hunter recently offered to train Kovalev following his 8th round knockout defeat in his rematch with Ward on June 17 in Las Vegas, Nevada. … Read

Ward/Kovalev Comment, Pacquiao/Horn News

Arizona Boxing News & Notes with Don Smith: Editor’s Note : Our delay in reporting  on the ward/Kovalev fight came as a result of my serious battle with dehydration that resulted in  my being hospitalized for several days. Thank you for your get well cards and letters and I particularly want to thank the well […]

Ward-Kovalev 2 could have been bigger says Hearn

By Jeff Aranow: British promoter Eddie Hearn thinks the promotion of the Andre Ward vs. Sergey Kovalev 2 fight last Saturday night could have taken advantage of a lot of different things to make it a much bigger fight than it turned out to be. Hearn thought the fight should have brought in twice the […]

Virgil Hunter offers to train Kovalev

By Jeff Aranow: Andre Ward’s trainer Virgil Hunter is offering former light heavyweight champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev a helping hand to get him back to the top of his game following his second consecutive defeat against Ward. Kovalev was stopped in the 8th round by Ward on June 17th after getting hit with 3 straight […]

Andre Ward: All is Fair in Love and War

By Donavan Leonard: Sergey Kovalev wore a cap to the final press conference with the word “WAR” emblazoned across the front. Unfortunately for Kovalev, he did not appear to understand the full meaning of the word the following night in the ring with Andre Ward. As has been well documented, Ward (32-0, 16 KOs) retained […]

Kovalev admits that Andre Ward was better in rematch

By Chris Williams: Former light heavyweight champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev showed some humility in admitting that Andre “SOG” Ward was the better in their rematch last Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. It’s good that Kovalev, 34, is coming out and being a good sport. The last thing boxing […]

Andre Ward’s options for next fight

By Jeff Aranow: Andre Ward (32-0, 16 KOs) successfully defended his IBF, WBA and WBO light heavyweight titles last Saturday night in stopping Sergey Kovalev (30-2-1, 26 KOs) with a perfectly placed low blow in the 8th round at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ward is now kicking around the idea […]

Ward v. Kovalev 2: Duva Justified, Lampley and Kellerman Get It Wrong

By Joshua Blessman: Over this past weekend, Andre “SOG” Ward (32-0, 16 Kos) was declared victorious over Sergey “The Krusher” Kovalev (30-2-1, 26 KOs) in a controversial finish. This was their second meeting in the ring, with Ward winning the first fight by a very slim margin, only 1 point on all three judges’ score […]

Ward vs. Kovalev 2: Referee didn’t look at replay after low blow concerns

By John Calderon: 22-year veteran referee Tony Weeks has suffered the brunt of a tremendous backlash from the boxing public over last Saturday night’s rematch between IBF/WBA/WBO Light Heavyweight Champion  Andre “Son of God” Ward (32-0, 16 KOs) and former Light Heavyweight Champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-2-1, 26 KOs).… Read

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