Ward Stops Kovalev With Violent Body Attack Ward Stops Kovalev With Violent Body AttackBy: Sean Crose No one could have predicted this. No one. For Andre Ward stopped the frightening Sergey Kovalev…with body blows in the eighth round. Truly, it was a stunning and brutal end for the light heavyweight title fight. For it was
Re-Visiting the Ward vs. Kovalev I “Robbery”Re-Visiting the Ward vs. Kovalev I “Robbery”By: Matt O’Brien In the immediate aftermath of Andre Ward’s unanimous victory over Sergey Kovalev in their first fight last November, emotions from both sets of fans were running high and the controversial nature of the decision elicited some intense scrutiny of the judges’ scorecards. Cries of “robbery” flooded the web, with a deluge of fans enthusiastically taking up the “boxing is crooked” narrative. With the immediate rematch looming, here I take a look back and re-examine some of the …
Ward, Kovalev Conference Calls Showcase Differences In Character Ward, Kovalev Conference Calls Showcase Differences In CharacterBy: Sean Crose Kovalev: “I hate him.” Ward: “He’s a good fighter.” Kovalev: “He didn’t deserve this belt.” Ward: “It doesn’t take a close decision to get criticism.” Kovalev: “I want to punish him.” Andre Ward. Sergey Kovalev. Two men.
Sergey Kovalev Interview: “I Want to Destroy this Guy” Sergey Kovalev Interview: “I Want to Destroy this Guy”By: Matthew N. Becher Sergey Kovalev will attempt to redeem his lone defeat against Andre Ward on June 17th, Live on HBO Pay per view. Kovalev has been very outspoken in the media about his disdain for Ward
Top Rank PPV Preview: Jessie Magdaleno vs. Adeilson Dos Santos, Gilberto Ramirez vs. Max Bursak, Oscar Valdez vs. Miguel Marriaga Top Rank PPV Preview: Jessie Magdaleno vs. Adeilson Dos Santos, Gilberto Ramirez vs. Max Bursak, Oscar Valdez vs. Miguel MarriagaBy: William Holmes Bob Arum’s “three amigos”; Oscar Valdez, Gilberto Ramirez, and Jessie Magdaleno will compete
Big Surprises At The Garden: Gonzalez Stunned, GGG Sneaks By With Decision WinBig Surprises At The Garden: Gonzalez Stunned, GGG Sneaks By With Decision WinBy: Sean Crose The crowd at Madison Square Garden erupted Saturday evening when Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez, the already legendary, 46-0, four time titlist, entered the ring to defend his WBC super flyweight strap against Srisaket Sor Rungvisai, 44-4-1. Needless to say that very crowd was shocked when, late in the first round, Gonzalez was sent to the mat with a patented Rungvisai body blow. Cholcolatito survived the round, …
GGG-Jacobs Undercard Results: Cuadras Victorious GGG-Jacobs Undercard Results: Cuadras VictoriousBy: Sean Crose New York was home to one of the year’s top fight cards on Saturday as middleweight terror Gennady Golovkin threw down with the man who was widely regarded by many as his preeminent threat, Daniel Jacobs. There was also a fairly stacked undercard
HBO PPV Preview: Golovkin vs. Jacobs, Chocolatito vs. Rungvisai HBO PPV Preview: Golovkin vs. Jacobs, Chocolatito vs. RungvisaiBy: William Holmes On Saturday night one of HBO’s biggest stars, Gennady Golovkin, will face off against one of the PBC’s biggest stars, Daniel Jacobs, in a WBA/WBC/IBF Middleweight Title Unification bout live on HBO Pay Per View.
Golovkin, Jacobs Meet For Final Press Conference Golovkin, Jacobs Meet For Final Press ConferenceBy: Sean Crose With just days to go before their hyped middleweight title bout in Madison Square Garden this Saturday, Gennady Golovkin, Daniel Jacobs and their respective camps gathered for a final press conference. It was a staid affair, perhaps too staid
Breaking: Cotto-Kirkland Bout Cancelled Breaking: Cotto-Kirkland Bout CancelledBy: Sean Crose Roc Nation Sports has announced the upcoming pay per view fight between Miguel Cotto and James Kirkland has been cancelled. Indeed, it appears that Kirkland has fractured his nose, therefore making the fight a no go. To be sure, Cotto-Kirkland was never promising as a