Sergey Kovalev & Andre Ward Kick-Off Fight Promotion TOGETHER IN NYC

After a negotiations period filled with highs and lows, alphabet light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev and former super middleweight champion Andre Ward held their first official press conference, together, to announce their highly anticipated November 19th showdown in Las Vegas at the T-Mobile arena. Flanked by their respective teams and trainers, here’s what the participants had to say. Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev – WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion “It’s a big moment in my career. I want to thank all of the people who are involved with this fight, my promoter Kathy Duva, Roc Nation and HBO Pay-Per-View. Thank you to all of my fans. It will be a fight to remember; one for…

Andre Ward Confirms Fight With Sullivan Barrera

NEW YORK, NY (February 9, 2016) – Roc Nation Sports is pleased to announce that Two-Time World Champion and top-rated pound-for-pound fighter Andre Ward (28-0, 15 KOs) will return to the ring on Saturday, March 26, to begin his assault on the light heavyweight division when he takes on undefeated and number one rated IBF light heavyweight contender Sullivan Barrera (17-0, 12 KOs) in a 12-round bout at Oracle Arena in Ward’s hometown of Oakland, California. The event will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing® beginning at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT.   Tickets priced at $300, $150, $100, $50 and $25, not including applicable service charges and taxes, go on sale Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 5:00 PM…

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…

Main Events Trolls Adonis Stevenson For His Bday

It’s no secret in boxing that Main Events (run by Kathy Duva) wants to see their champion, light heavyweight Sergey Kovalev fight WBC champion Adonis Stevenson (managed by power manager/advisor Al Haymon). After year long talks of Stevenson ducking Kovalev, the fight reached a turning point and was headed to purse bid. But, negotiations soon fell apart. Well today is Stevenson’s birthday and the folks over at Main Events sent him the following wishes.

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…

Kovalev vs Mohammedi Weigh-In Photos/Results

Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev Photo Credits: David Spagnolo/Main Events Kovalev and Mohammedi Photo Credits: David Spagnolo/Main Events     Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev Nadjib “IronDjib” Mohammedi Chelyabinsk, Russia Aix-en-Provence, France 27-0-1, 24 KOs 38-3-0, 23 KOs Weight: 174.5 Weight:  173 Trunks:  Blue/White Trunks: White/Red   Pascal and Gonzalez Photo Credits: David Spagnolo/Main Events     Jean Pascal Yuniesky Gonzalez Laval, Quebec, Canada Miami, Florida 29-3-1, 17 KOs 16-0, 12 KOs Weight:  178 Weight:  177 Trunks:  Blue/Red Trim Trunks:  Black/Gold Barrera and Zoulikha Photo Credits: David Spagnolo/Main Events Sullivan Barrera Hakim Zoulikha Miami, Florida Villeurbanne, France 15-0, 10 KOs 21-7, 10 KOs Weight:  174.5 Weight:  175 Trunks:  Black w/Blue & Red Trim Trunks:  Black Diaz and Rodriguez Photo…

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…