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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

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 […]

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 […]

Ward-Kovalev results not likely to be overturned by Commission

By Allan Fox: Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev’s promoter Kathy Duva plans on appealing his controversial 8th round knockout loss to Andre “SOG” Ward to the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Monday to see if she can have the results overturned. … Read

Andre Ward vs. Sergey Kovalev – Aftermath

By Rishad Marquardt: Over the weekend, Las Vegas hosted the second installment in the Andre “SOG” Ward – Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev saga in which Andre Ward scored an emphatic 8th round TKO over Sergei Kovalev. As was true the first time round, this fight was going to be special. Two of the highest caliber fighters […]

Ward v Kovalev: Where Do We Go From Here?

By Ben Sutherland: On Saturday night at Mandalay Bay in Vegas, boxing fans all over the world tuned in to see what many thought to be a decisive conclusion to one of 2017’s most bitter boxing rivalries between Andre “SOG” Ward and Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev. In what was in many ways was a similar fight […]

Andre Ward considering Adonis Stevenson fight

By Jeff Aranow: Following his low blow stoppage win over Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev last Saturday night, Andre “SOG” Ward says he’s considering a unification fight against WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis “Superman” Stevenson, as well as a move to cruiserweight or heavyweight. Stevenson (29-1, 24 KOs) is a southpaw with one-punch power that he uses […]

Crashed Krusher!

By Matthias Predonzan: As could be expected, in their rematch fight, Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev started from where they had left, with Ward controlling the fight and Kovalev having lost his confidence. This is quite the standard, when 2 fighters fight a rematch: the best boxer, the one with better boxing IQ takes control […]

Sergey Kovalev TKO’d by Low Blows

Chapter two of Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev vs. Andre “S.O.G.” Ward drama ended in another controversial loss for Kovalev. The referee waived off Kovalev after he struggled to recover from several consecutive low blows from Ward that the official failed to call. Sergey remained on his feet throughout the exchange but nevertheless the referee called a […]

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