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Kovalev in top shape for Mikhalkin

By Jim Dower: Sergey ‘Krusher’ Kovalev says he’s in top shape to defend his WBO light heavyweight title against #5 WBO Igor Mikhalkin (21-1, 9 KOs) for their fight on March 3 at Madison Square Garden in New York. … Read

Sergey Kovalev Reaching Full Potential by Letting Go

Despite his tremendous success at the highest levels of boxing, two-time Light Heavyweight Champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (31-2-1, 27 KOs) says only now is he reaching his full potential as an athlete. (Photo credit: David Spagnolo/Main Events) This is not happy news for the rest of the light heavyweight division!… Read

Dmitry Bivol LA Media Workout Quotes & Photo

WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion Dmitry Bivol (12-0, 10 KOs) met with news media at the Legendz Gym, owned and run by Roger Ruiz yesterday to discuss his upcoming mandatory title defense against #1 ranked challenger Sullivan Barrera (21-1-0, 14 KOs).… Read

Kovalev vs Mikhalkin: Igor Stands Face-to-Face with Destiny on March 3

Certain nations have always been known for producing boxing talent: Mexico, Great Britain, the Philippines, Japan and, of course, the United States. And now Russia stands on the brink of joining this elite company. The latest Russian import from Irkutsk in eastern Siberia, light heavyweight Igor Mikhalkin (21-1, 9 KOs), faces the greatest challenge of […]

Kovalev-Mikhalkin & Bivol-Barrera Conference Call Transcript

Kathy Duva: Welcome everyone to the Sergey Kovalev vs. Igor Mikhalkin and Dmitry Bivol vs. Sullivan Barrera international media conference call. This is Kathy Duva, CEO of Main Events. I just want to, on a personal note, tell everybody it’s great to have you back after these few months. This is a long cold winter. […]

LeShawn “Lightning” Rodriguez Aims To Entertain

Boxing is full of big talkers. LeShawn “Lightning” Rodriguez (8-0, 7 KOs) isn’t one of them. The 24-year-old undefeated middleweight prefers to deliver his big statements in the boxing ring and relishes the opportunity to entertain his fans at every bout.… Read

No Place Like Home for Cassius Chaney

After leaving his home town of Baltimore, Maryland at the age of 13, and rolling up more miles than he cares to count as a collegiate athlete and professional boxer, Cassius Chaney (11-0, 8 KOs) has finally come home. Undefeated heavyweight Chaney now lives and trains in Baltimore. He spent four years as a standout […]

Frank Galarza Never Gives Up and Always Gives Back

The old Frank Galarza (18-2-2, 11 KOs) is back and his timing couldn’t be better. In his second fight coming off of a 14-month layoff after suffering two difficult back-to-back losses, Galarza put together a strong performance at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on the Kovalev vs. Shabranskyy undercard, winning with solid scores in […]

Fighter Spotlight: Ismael Villarreal

Sixty thousand community college students participate in athletic competition, according to the NCAA. Another 400,000 compete if you include four-year college students. Only two percent will ever become professional athletes.… Read

Kovalev-Mikhalkin & Bivol-Barrera on March 3 on HBO

By Stanley White: Sergey Kovalev makes his first defense of his WBO light heavyweight belt in on March 3 against Igor Mikhalkin (21-1, 9 KOs) at Madison Square Garden in New York. Kovalev vs. Igor Mikhalkin will be televised on HBO World Championship Boxing. The co-feature is a very good fight between WBA light heavyweight […]

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