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Kovalev to fight in June on ESPN, possibly against Sullivan Barrera

By Allan Fox: WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (33-3-1, 28 KOs) will be making his first defense of his title in June on ESPN, potentially against #7 WBO ranked Sullivan Barrera (22-2, 14 KOs), according to ESPN.com.  → read full story

Sergey Kovalev wants Artur Beterbiev fight in May

By Allan Fox: Sergey ‘Krusher’ Kovalev responded to IBF light heavyweight champion Artur Beterbiev’s unification challenge on Monday by saying that he wants to face him next in May.  → read full story

Callum Smith on Sergey Kovalev’s wishlist says Duva

By Jeff Aranow: Main Events CEO Kathy Duva says WBA super middleweight champion Callum Smith (25-0, 18 KOs) is on the wishlist of WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev, and he has been for a long time.  → read full story

Callum Smith could move up to face Kovalev at 175

By Tim Royner: Trainer Joe Gallagher says unbeaten WBA Super World super middleweight champion Callum Smith (25-0, 18 KOs) might move up to light heavyweight to challenge WBO champion Sergey Kovalev (33-3-1, 28 KOs) if he can’t get the other champions at 168 to fight him.  → read full story

Sergey Kovalev has his Belt back, but is he really back?

By Joseph Hirsch – In the runup to the rematch between Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev and Eleider “Storm” Alvarez, I joked with a fellow boxing aficionado that “Kovalev” might be Russian for “Broner of the Frozen Tundra.” Kovalev was an elite fighter who had lost three of his last six fights, and whose outside-the-ring struggles and […]

Arum wants Gilberto Ramirez vs. Sergey Kovalev

By Allan Fox: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is interested in a possibly setting up a fight between Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez (39-0, 25 KOs) and WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (33-3-1, 28 KOs).  → read full story

Yarde says Kovalev is just temporarily holding WBO belt

By Trevor McIntyre: As far as unbeaten #1 ranked WBO contender Anthony Yarde is concerned, Sergey Kovalev is just temporarily holding onto the World Boxing Organization light title following his victory over champion Eleider Alvarez last Saturday night in Frisco, Texas.  → read full story

Ward impressed with Kovalev’s win over Alvarez

By Mike Smith: Andre Ward liked what he saw from Sergey Kovalev last weekend with his 12 round unanimous decision victory over WBO light heavyweight champion Eleider Alvarez at The Ford Center at The Star, in Frisco, Texas, Ward was openly skeptical about whether Kovalev (33-3-1, 28 KOs) could avenge his defeat to Alvarez based […]

Sergey Kovalev dominates Eleider Alvarez

By Eric Thomas: Sergey Kovalev evened the score with Eleider Alvarez by beating him in a one-sided fashion last Saturday night,in winning a 12 round unanimous decision to regain his WBO light heavyweight title on Top Rank Boxing on ESPN+.  → read full story

Sergey Kovalev defeats Eleider Alvarez – RESULTS

By Allan Fox: Sergey ‘Krusher’ Kovalev (33-3-1, 28 KOs) fought the perfect fight to defeat previously unbeaten WBO light heavyweight champion Eleider Alvarez (24-1, 12 KOs) by a 12 round unanimous decision on Saturday night on ESPN+ at The Ford Center at The Star, in Frisco, Texas.  → read full story

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