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Sergey Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde fight looking doubtful

By Tim Royner: Anthony Yarde’s manager Tunde Ajayi is reportedly not interested in having his fighter face WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev in his hometown of Chelyabinsk, Russia.  → read full story

Kovalev’s promoter asks for purse bid for Yarde fight

By Allan Fox: Unable to come to an agreement on a deal for a title defense in negotiations with the management of WBO mandatory challenger Anthony Yarde (18-0, 17 KOs), WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev’s promoter Kathy Duva of Main Events reportedly will be asking for an immediate purse bid with the World Boxing […]

Kovalev’s manager says UK offer was “unacceptable” for Yarde fight

By Tim Royner: Sergey Kovalev’s manager Egis Klimas is hoping that a deal can be made for Sergey’s title defense for his WBO light heavyweight title against mandatory challenger Anthony Yarde this week, but if not, then says it’ll go to a purse bid, according to Boxingtalk.  → read full story

Hearn: “Yarde shouldn’t be boxing Kovalev”

By Trevor McIntyre: Promoter Eddie Hearn believes #1 WBO contender Anthony Yarde shouldn’t be fighting WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev due to his inexperience against world level fighters.  → read full story

WBO orders Sergey Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde

By Scott Gilfoid: Earlier on Wednesday, the WBO ordered World Boxing Organization light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev and mandatory challenger Anthony Yarde to begin negotiations for a fight with a deadline of April 12 before a purse bid takes place.  → read full story

Sergey Kovalev calls out Dmitry Bivol

By Jim Dower: Earlier today, Sergey Kovalev congratulated WBA light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol for his successful title defense against Joe Smith Jr.  → read full story

Anthony Yarde wants Sergey Kovalev fight at end of 2019

By Tim Royner: Undefeated #1 WBO 175 lb contender Anthony Yarde (17-0, 16 KOs) is targeting a world title shot against WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev for later this year after he takes care of 38-year-old Travis Reeves (17-3-2, 7 KOs) this Friday, March 8 in their fight at the Royal Albert Hall in […]

Canelo talks GGG trilogy fight, and Kovalev

By Mike Smith: Saul Canelo Alvarez (51-1-2, 35 KOs) says he’s more than willing to face Gennady Golovkin in a trilogy fight if he signs on with DAZN, and he’s interested in facing WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev in the future at some point.  → read full story

Sergey Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde to be ordered soon by WBO

By Tim Royner: Promoter Frank Warren reportedly expects the World Boxing Organization to soon order a fight between WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey ‘Krusher’ Kovalev and Anthony Yarde (17-0, 16 KOs.  → read full story

Canelo interested in Kovalev fight at 175

By Allan Fox: WBA/WBC middleweight champion Saul Canelo Alvarez (51-1-2, 35 KOs) says he’s interested in facing WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (33-3-1 28 KOs) after he unifies the 160 lb division.  → read full story

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