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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 […]

Ward to Kovalev: We’re not buying your scare tactics

By Allan Fox: Andre “SOG” Ward and Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev met with the media on Wednesday for the final day of their 3-day press tour in Los Angeles, California to talk about “The Rematch” on June 17th at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Unfortunately, both fighters said pretty much the same […]

Andre Ward vs. Sergey Kovalev 2: “The Rematch” Los Angeles Press Conference Photo & Quotes

On Wednesday at the Hollywood Roosevelt in Los Angeles, CA, Unified Light Heavyweight World Champion Andre “SOG” Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) and former Unified Light Heavyweight World Champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs) formally addressed the media regarding their highly-anticipated rematch on Saturday, June 17 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. […]

Kovalev says Ward’s fans can pray for him on June 17

By Allan Fox: Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs) says Andre “SOG” Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) got a hold of his belts somehow in their previous fight, but he’s going to take his belts back from him in their rematch on June 17 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Kovalev says […]

Ward: I’m in Kovalev’s head

By Jeff Aranow: Andre Ward, the IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight champion, says he’s totally inside former champion Sergey Kovalv’s head and got him all upset with the stuff he’s saying. Ward says the excuse making that Kovalev is doing shows more about him now than he learned about him in their past fight on November 19th […]

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