Kovalev 2, Pascal O: The Krusher Easily Defeats Pascal In Rematch

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – In front of the overwhelmingly pro-Pascal crowd, Sergey Kovalev once again proved he is THE light heavyweight champion of the world by defeating former champion Jean Pascal by seventh round TKO. With Roy Jones Jr. rapping him to the ring, and new trainer Freddy Roach flanking his side, Pascal emerged hoping to capitalize on his pre-fight insistence that a reinvigorated fighter would debut at the Belle Centre and challenge Kovalev. Once the participants were ready for action and the opening bell sounded, it was clear the rematch would progress and end just as the first pairing. Despite a commendable start from the challenger, Kovalev easily withstood Pascal’s hard looping shots and relentlessly battered him into submission. Continuing into…

Photos/Results Kovalev vs Pascal 2 Weigh-In

Photo Credits: David Spagnolo/Main Events 12 Rounds – WBO,WBA & IBF Light Heavyweight World Championship Sergey Kovalev Jean Pascal Chelyabinsk, Russia Laval, QC, CAN 28-0-1, 25 KOs 30-3-1, 17 KOs Weight: 174.6 Trunks: BLK/WHT Weight: 174.3 Trunks: BR/Gold/BLK HBO Telecast Begins at 9:45 PM ET/PT 10 Rounds – USBA Welterweight Title Dmitry Mikhaylenko Karim Mayfield Gelendzhik, Russia San Francisco, California 20-0, 9 KOs 19-2-1, 11 KOs Weight: 146.7 Trunks: BLU/Gold Weight: 147 Trunks: OR/BLK Canada Pay-Per-View Begins at 9:00 PM ET 10 Rounds – IBF International Middleweight Title Renan St. Juste Francis Lafreniere Port-Au-Prince, Haiti Quebec, Canada 26-4-1, 18 KOs 10-5-2, 6 KOs Weight: 159.3 Trunks: Red/BLK Weight: 158.2 Trunks: BLK 6 Rounds – Super…

Live Stream: Kovalev v Pascal 2 Weigh-In – 12PM ET

MONTREAL — Tune in at 12PM ET and watch Sergey Kovalev and Jean Pascal hit the scales head of their Saturday night rematch. Just like the first match-up, Kovalev is the overwhelming favorite heading into the fight.

Karim Mayfield Last Minute Replacement on HBO Card

Montreal, Quebec, Canada:    Last week, Ray Robinson suffered injuries in a car accident which caused him to withdraw from his scheduled fight against undefeated welterweight Dmitry “The Mechanic” Mikhaylenko (20-0, 9 KOs). Today Karim “Hard Hitta” Mayfield (19-2-1, 11 KOs) agreed to step in and replace Robinson in the co-feature on the Saturday, Jan. 30 HBO World Championship Boxing® telecast which features the much-anticipated rematch between Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (28-0-1, 25 KOs) and Jean Pascal (30-3-1, 17 KOs) for the WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Championship. The Mikhaylenko vs. Mayfield bout, scheduled for 10 rounds, will be for the vacant USBA Welterweight Title. The HBO telecast begins at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT.   Mikhaylenko, 29, from Gelendzhik, Russia,…

Ray Robinson Off Kovalev/Pascal2 Undercard

Ray Robinson pulled out of his January 30 fight with Dmitry Mikhaylenko due to injuries he incurred during a car accident. The Mikhaylenko – Robinson media conference call scheduled for Wednesday, January 13 is canceled. We are working on securing a replacement.      About January 30 The grudge match for the unified light heavyweight world championship between Sergey Kovalev and Jean Pascal, a Vidéotron presentation in collaboration with Mise-O-Jeu, will be televised live in the United States on HBO beginning 9:45pm ET/PT. The HBO telecast will open with a 10-round welterweight contest between Dmitry Mikhaylenko and Ray Robinson.  In Canada the event will be available on pay-per-view TV, please consult with your local cable provider. The card is promoted by Main Events and…

Mikhaylenko vs. Robinson To Open Kovalev/Pascal 2 Card

  UNDEFEATED WELTERWEIGHT DMITRY MIKHAYLENKO TO FACE RAY ROBINSON IN OPENING BOUT OF  KOVALEV-PASCAL II ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 30 LIVE ON HBO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Undefeated welterweight prospect Dmitry “The Mechanic” Mikhaylenko (20-0, 9 KOs) will look to make his mark in the wide-open welterweight division against southpaw Ray “The New Ray Robinson” Robinson (20-2, 9 KOs) in the opening 10-round bout of the Kovalev-Pascal II HBO World Championship Boxing event Saturday, Jan. 30 live from the Centre Bell in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The telecast begins at 9:45 pm ET/PT live on HBO®.   Mikhaylenko, 29, from Gelendzhik, Russia, is co-promoted by Main Events and German Titov Promotions. “The Mechanic” is undefeated and stopped his last…

Live Stream: 10AM ET Kovalev v Pascal 2 Press Conference

MONTREAL — At 10AM ET watch IBF, WBA, WBO heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev, challenger Jean Pascal and their respective teams are scheduled to hold their first press conference to officially announce their January 30th rematch and you can watch it here live. With talks of a possible November fight with Andre Ward and this past weekend’s revelation from Adonis Stevenson of a potential unification bout in June, all eyes are on the champion. In the first meeting Pascal was more competitive than anticipated but ultimately bent to the will of the iron fisted Kovalev.  

Kovalev Pulverizes Mohammedi, Wins by 3 Round KO

LAS VEGAS, NV – This time, the devastation occurred in less than 10 minutes. Saturday night at Mandalay Bay, Sergey Kovalev defeated Nadjib Mohammedi by third round KO. A fight he was hugely favorited to win despite the challenger being his mandatory opponent. Making his sixth defense of his assortment of light heavyweight belts, Kovalev was in clear control from the opening bell. Round one featured both fighters feeling each other out with the champion landing the harder thumps. Having nothing in the arsenal to keep Kovalev at bay, Mohammedi survived the round on his feet. In round two, the challenger found himself on the canvas courtesy of a battery of solid right hands that left…

At 3PM PT – Kovalev vs. Mohammedi Weigh-In

LAS VEGAS – Today, LIVE from Las Vegas at 3PM PT, watch light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev and mandatory challenger Nadjib Mohammedi weigh-in ahead of their Saturday night title fight. With a spectacular win, Kovalev hopes to inch his destiny closer to a future big money fight with current super middleweight champion Andre Ward while Mohammedi looks to change to course of his destiny, and Kovalev’s, and defeat the seemingly unstoppable champion. Also scheduled to weigh-in, Jean Pascal vs. Yunieski Gonzalez, 10 rounds, light heavyweights; Sullivan Barrera vs. Hakim Zoulikha, 10 rounds, light heavyweights; Joel Diaz vs. Alejandro Rodriguez, 6 rounds, junior lightweights; Cassius Chaney vs. Edward Ramirez, 4 rounds, heavyweights; Rodney Hernandez vs. Brice…

Kovalev vs Mohammedi Final Press Quotes/Photos

Photo Credits: David Spagnolo/Main Events Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev – WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion   “Thank you to WBO. This was my first belt and mean a lot to me. Thank you for this ring.”   “Thank you for everybody that came here today. Thank you Kathy Duva my promoter, Egis Klimas my manager and Nadjib Mohammedi. I want to show this Saturday who I am. I would like to still be champion as long time as possible. I did not get all my goals in my career yet. My amateur career I didn’t give me a lot of opportunities. I was hurt in amateur career and I had to try not to closed…