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Kovalev vs. Yarde

Kovalev – Yarde: Anthony Yarde can deliver KO Says Arthur

LYNDON ARTHUR insists arch rival Anthony Yarde can shock the world and crush Sergey Kovalev next month.  → read full story

Kovalev vs. Yarde Mandatory Bout Scheduled for Aug 24 in Chelyabinsk, Russia

Fighting in his own hometown for the first time in his professional boxing career, WBO World Light Heavyweight Champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (33-3-1, 28 KOs) takes on the WBO’s mandatory challenger, Anthony Yarde (18-0, 17 KOs) of the UK, on Saturday, August 24th at the Traktor Arena in Chelyabinsk, Russia.  → read full story

Sergey Kovalev vs Anthony Yarde OFFICIAL for August 24 in Russia

ANTHONY YARDE WILL challenge long-standing world champion Sergey Kovalev for his WBO World Light Heavyweight championship in Chelyabinsk, Russia on August 24.  → read full story

Canelo vs. Kovalev possible for December says Arum

By Barry Holbrook: Bob Arum of Top Rank says Sergey Kovalev and Saul Canelo Alvarez could be fighting in December, as long as Sergey successfully defends his WBO light heavyweight title against mandatory Anthony Yarde on August 24 in Russia on ESPN.  → read full story

Arum expects Canelo to face Andrade in September, and Kovalev in December

By Pete Axline: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum doubts that there will be enough time to put together the fight between Saul Canelo Alvarez and Sergey Kovalev for September 14.  → read full story

Canelo Alvarez vs. Sergey Kovalev negotiations sputtering out

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotion’ offer to WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev for a fight against Saul Canelo Alvarez is reportedly too low for him to agree to the fight, according to Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated.  → read full story

Sergey Kovalev and Anthony Yarde have agreed to terms

By Charles Brun: WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev and mandatory challenger Anthony Yarde have agreed to terms for a fight in Russia in September, says Kovalev’s co-promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank Boxing.  → read full story

Kovalev says he’s in negotiations for 175-lb tourney

By Allan Fox: Sergey Kovalaev states that he’s currently in negotiations to compete in a light heavyweight tournament that would include 175-pound champions Artur Beterbiev, Dmitry Bivol and Oleksandr Gvozdyk.  → read full story

Yarde signs contract for Kovalev fight on June 29 in Russia

By Chris Williams: Undefeated #1 WBO 175-pound contender Anthony Yarde has reportedly signed his portion of the contract to challenge WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev on June 29 in Russia, according to the Tass Agency.  → read full story

Sergey Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde being planned for June 29 in Russia on ESPN

By Charles Brun: Negotiations are underway for WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev to defend his title against mandatory challenger Anthony Yarde (18-0, 17 KOs) on June 29 in Russia on ESPN, according to Mike Coppinger.  → read full story


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