GF Adonis Stevenson Says Contrary to Reports, He’s Recovering

Adonis Stevenson is awake and responsive following post-fight surgery and a coma. In a prepared statement Simone “Sisi” God, Stevenson’s girlfriend said he is awake and recovering. On behalf of Adonis and our family, I wanted to take a minute to thank everyone who has taken the time to reach out, send prayers and post about Adonis’ injury.  We are so grateful for the outpour of messages, gifts and support that have come our way. Superman is a world champion and has demonstrated his strength in facing every obstacle he has ever faced.  He is a legend in the eyes of his fans, and a man that demonstrates to his family daily that inner strength…

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…

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.

KO Artist Ahmed Elbiali Returns To Ring January 12th

Photo By Premier Boxing Champions  MIAMI, FL (January 5, 2016) – After a fantastic 2015 where he went 5-0, unbeaten light-heavyweight prospect, Ahmed Elbiali (13-0, 11 KOs) makes his 2016 debut against Andrew Hernandez (10-3-1, 2 KOs) on January 12, 2016 at the Cowboys Dance Hall in San Antonio, Texas.  Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) “Toe-to-Toe Tuesdays” on FS1 and BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes will televise the 8-round bout beginning at 11PM ET / 8PM PT live on Fox Sports 1. Known for having power in both hands, Elbiali is looking toward another spectacular year in 2016.  Already on the fast track to the top of the 175-pound division, Elbiali reflects on his career and future plans. “2015 was incredible for me and I’m very excited about the upcoming year,” said Ahmed Elbiali. “Preparing…

Notes: Stevenson/Fonfara Conference Call

NEW YORK (May 20, 2014) – WBC Light Heavyweight World Champion Adonis Stevenson and Andrzej Fonfara participated in a media conference call on Tuesday as they reach the apex of preparation for this Saturday’s world title showdown live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada. The 36-year-old Stevenson (23-1-0, 20 KOs) laid his claim as the world’s No. 1 light heavyweight with an exceptional 2013 campaign that included knockout victories over Chad Dawson and Tavoris Cloud, earning him The Ring Magazine award for “Fighter of the Year.” The 26-year-old Fonfara (25-2-0, 15 KOs), of Chicago by way of Warsaw, Poland, is the No. 3 contender in…

Photos: Hopkins/Shumenov NYC Press Conference

By Michael Boyce, Special Contributor (NYC) Bernard Hopkins (the current IBF Champion) and Beibut Shumenov (the current WBA Champion) promise one thing:  April 19th will be an historic event. On Wednesday, both fighters along with their promoter Golden Boy Promotions, held press conference at Lucille’s Restaurant in Manhattan to promote their light heavyweight Championship showdown scheduled for  April 19th at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. When Shumenov approached the stage, he complimented Hopkins by stating “Hopkins is a boxing genius. He is a legend. He has the highest boxing IQ and skills ever.” But he made it very clear he is up to challenge saying “This is my opportunity to show the world that I…

Quotes: Hopkins/Shumenov DC Press Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 11, 2014) – IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Bernard Hopkins and WBA Super World Champion Beibut Shumenov held a press conference on Tuesday at The W Hotel in Washington, D.C., to formally announce their world championship unification on Saturday, April 19, live on SHOWTIME®from the DC Armory. At 49-years-old, “The Alien” Hopkins (54-6-2, 32 KOs), of Philadelphia, is looking to become the oldest fighter in boxing history to unify world titles, while Shumenov (14-1, 9 KOs), of Shymkent, Kazakhstan, is aiming to become the fastest fighter to unify the light heavyweight division with only 15 professional fights under his belt. In the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® co-main event, undefeated WBO Middleweight World Champion Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin (30-0, 22 KOs), of New York,will defend his title for…

Pascal’s Home Searched By Police After Assault Report

LORRAINE, QUEBEC, And the year was starting off so nicely for Jean Pascal with his recent victory over Lucien Bute. Guess it goes to show you can’t let just anyone watch your home. In a report published by the Toronto Sun, Police searched the home of NABF light heavyweight champion Pascal after a 25 year old woman claimed she was attacked at his residence. Pascal, who was not home during the police search, is not being investigated according to lawyer Loris Cavaliere. According to police, the 25-year-old woman said she met Jean Pascal at a bar on Saturday night, and was invited to a party at his home in Lorraine, northwest of Montreal. The woman told police she had a…

Stevenson, Kovalev Destroy Foes With KOs

QUEBEC CITY , QUEBEC – Adonis Stevenson knocked out mandatory challenger Tony Bellew in round six of their twelve round scheduled bout Saturday night in Quebec to retain the Ring Magazine and WBC light heavyweight titles.  Bellew had the right idea by entered the ring with a a clear plan, lots of movement to keep himself out of the line of fire, but came up short on the power side of battle. Exchanging blows in the early rounds, Bellew found some success landing sneaky right hands within the openings his movement produced unfortunately for him, Stevenson for the most part walked right through them. As action continued, Stevenson adjusted to Bellew’s rhythm, cut the ring off,…

Iron Fisted Kovalev Defeats Cleverly in 4

CARDIFF, WALES – Saturday, across the pond, Sergey Kovalev over matched and out punched Nathan Cleverly to become the WBO light heavyweight champion. Kovalev entered tonight’s bout winning 9 of his last 10 fights by knockout. Jumping into attack mode from the opening bell, Kovalev looked to make Cleverly, the current champion, number 10. Connecting early, Kovalev caught the normally pressure driven Cleverly off guard keeping him at distance with high volume punching. Walking through the jab, or lack of jab by Cleverly, Kovalev landed the left hook early and punished Cleverly every time he came forward. Entering round 2, Kovalev slowed the pace and landed power blows with laser sharp accuracy. Stalking Cleverly and…