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Anonymous

TARK, I am not S.Redmond. Don’t even know who that dude is. Your powers of deduction and judgement are even poorer than your so-called knowledge of the beautiful sport of boxing. Cool. Call me all the names under the sun if you so wish, but its good for you to hoist yourself on by your own petard. FYI I don’t hero worship anyone, but your analogies are so poor it’s not even worth reading your b.s. You set your calibrations of fighters like a corrupt World body official to suit whatever mood you are in that day and lie and back track over what you say.
You make excuses for Canelo and then try to bury SRR over heat exhaustion fighting Joey Maxim.
You really are a prize idiot.
If you were writing for the medical profession they would label you as a Quack!

TARK, THE QUACK!

Posted April 5, 2014 5:23 am 


TARK

Anon/Sredmond…, YOu are simply an ATI i.e. all-time-idiot.

I have never built Trout up. I pointed out that he dominated Cotto as thoroughly as Floyd did.. That’s simply the truth, I pointed out often that he was a light hitter.

I don’t hero worship Wilder. I said DW needed rounds badly and was poorly matched…. Danny Garcia wasn’t one of my favorites either. I always pointed out that Danny doesn’t have a jab. I compared him unfavorably to Mikey Garcia… Canelo I said wouldn’t reach his peak for 7 years and said that he dosen’t have the jab Cotto has.

I always said Holmes was the number 2 heavyweight ever.

If I say anything nice about a contemporary boxer, it doesn’t mean I’m hero worshiping them. You’re a stupid asshat like I said.

I criticize boxers from every generation… Unlike you, who’s got his snout up the rear ends of Hearns, Duran, Leonard, Hagler, Robinson, and Ali.

Posted April 5, 2014 2:41 am 


Anonymous

TARK, the only myth is that you are or were something special in boxing. Your evil agenda to strip the glory from ATG fighters Hagler, Hearns, Benitez, Ali, SRR and so many more is well documented.
Your curmudgeonly ways and pernicious lies have been noted for how you use obtuse b.s. To try to denigrate great fighters and yet you are a hypocrite and skirt the issues when you are presented with the facts.
example: Your hero Wlad was KOd 3 times by fighters who no one will ever remember, yet you give him hero worship and denigrate Hearns for getting stopped 3 times, 2 of those defeats to ATG Hagler and SRL.
You hero worship Wilder, hero worship Danny Garcia, hero worship Broner, Lara and Canelo and Trout and slag off the ATG Hall of Famers, of which none of these men will achieve anything like their status and will probably be forgotten in 20 years from now, whereas the greats will never be forgotten.
You do have a very wicked agenda and you have DUCKED again and again and again just what fleeting association you ever had with either amateur or pro boxing and whatever fantasy you had of a career as a boxing writer.

You, TARK are the biggest DUCKER out there!

Posted April 2, 2014 8:06 pm 


TARK

I don’t bend facts… I believe there’s a lot of myths out there… and I try to shed a little light on them.

Some of the old timers compiled impressive records — because they were fighting quite a few cans who they wouldn’t hire as sparring partners.

Sometimes it backfired.. Such as Robinson fighting Ralph Jones after the man compiled 5 straight losses… Jones looked a lot less dangerous than he actually was, but his fighting style was murder on Robinson.

BTW.., Check the won/loss record of Floyd’s opponents vs Robinson’s… Maybe 25 of Robinson’s 1st 100 opponents were ligitimate matchups. The rest were record padding.

Posted April 2, 2014 6:07 pm 


Anonymous

Goosey

TARK.. I agree that Kovalev IS the real deal. I just think you bend the facts whenever it fits…

Posted April 1, 2014 5:47 pm

Agree Goosey,

TARK is the Ultimate Bender!

Posted April 2, 2014 9:28 am 


Goosey

TARK.. I agree that Kovalev IS the real deal. I just think you bend the facts whenever it fits…

Posted April 1, 2014 5:47 pm 


Goosey

One judge giving Ali 4 rounds is sad, but Ali still lost the fight..

Posted April 1, 2014 5:44 pm 


TARK

Frazier never really beat Ali… He would have beat him today with the 10-point system and the 2-point round. With the knockdown round… and the 11th round where he had Ali hurt and going.

But Ali did more damage. He landed many more punches, and won 8 rounds of that fight, which was scored on straight rounds system with no 2-point rounds… To me, it was a political statement — because Ali was an anti-war hero and disliked by the establishment at the time. One judge gave Ali only 4 rounds … That was sad.

Posted April 1, 2014 4:53 pm 


TARK

None of those things were inconsistent Goose…

You can be a dangerous puncher and not be able to defend yourself well… i.e. Seth Mitchell and Darnell Boone

Foreman could crush a little short guy who couldn’t box because he’s bigger, stronger, faster, and tougher.

Nathan Clevery could be an undefeated World Champion and still be a punching bag for somebody as great as Sergei Kovalev … in fact Cleverly stopped Hopkins last opponent—and B-Hop said he would stop him but couldn’t because he’s an old man and too damned feeble.

Ali could win 8 rounds against Frazier in 1971… even though he’s getting the sh!t knocked out of him because his defense vs left hooks was terrible…

Foreman could actually defend left hooks better than Ali could… George just couldn’t handle a jab or straight right because his head was immobile.

Posted April 1, 2014 4:37 pm 


Goosey

TARK. “Frazier never beat Ali in the first place.”

Yes he did…

TARK.. “Frazier was a wide open walk in hooker … and Foreman couldn’t miss him.. It was the most ridiculous mismatch in Heavyweight History.. George was 5 inches taller… 4 times as strong… had 10 inches in reach on Frazier… It was a horrendous joke.”

What does that have to do with the score of Ali v Frazier 1 TARK?

TARK.. All over the place as usual..

Posted April 1, 2014 4:06 pm 


Fight Aficionado

Stevenson won’t fight Kovalev. HBO execs reportedly told Main Events Stevenson would find a way to get out of the Kovalev fight over a month ago. They were correct. Run and duck, then try to save face by claiming oh yeah, you’re down to fight.

Posted April 1, 2014 3:40 pm 


Cantabile

Eventually, Stevenson and Kovalev will fight. Al Haymon is going to avoid the match as long as possible so that his fighter can soak up as much dinero as he can before taking such a high risk fight. Almost everybody seems to pick the Russian to beat A.D. – it should be noted that Kovalev has not met a fighter with the punch-power and hand speed that Stevenson brings to the table. The fact of the matter is that either man is capable of knocking out the other. This really is a toss up fight. Nothing like the one sided Kovalev beatdown so many are making it out to be.

Posted April 1, 2014 3:32 pm 


Octavius Jomar Chatman

I see a loser used my screen name then had my post deleted.

Posted April 1, 2014 3:11 pm 


B Red

Tark is a fookin tool

Posted April 1, 2014 1:49 pm 


Goosey

TARK.. “Boone.. The loser who knocked Stevenson out..”

TARK.. “That Boone kid was dangerous.”

TARK.. “Kovalev took undefeated Nathan Cleverly’s world title without even trying.”

TARK..” Hopkins couldn’t hurt a guy who punching bag Nathan Cleverly stopped.”

“Undefeated” “Punchbag” Cleverly” “Dangerous loser” Boone …..

IE: Yet more cases of TARK and his twisting half-truth ways of trying to validate a point…

Posted April 1, 2014 1:27 pm 


Mike

He’s FOS !!!!!!!

Posted April 1, 2014 1:23 pm 


Anonymous

The Facts !

To TARK ,,, You absolutely have no idea of boxing ,, TARK what’s wrong with you ,, just because fighter (A ) doesn’t knock out fighter (B ) but fighter (C ) knocks out fighter (B ) does not mean that fighter (C ) can beat fighter ( A ) ,,It’s been proven threw out history .Big example ” Ali ” …” Fraizer ” … ” Foreman ” Get a clue Tark …

Posted March 31, 2014 9:33 pm

Dead on sir. Time to put idiot TARK in his place!

Posted April 1, 2014 8:17 am 


Anonymous

TARK, you imbecile most if not all people polled will agree that Joe Frazier beat Ali in their first encounter. You are seriously a sourpuss faced curmudgeon. GTFOH you imbecile.

Posted April 1, 2014 8:15 am 


Anonymous

TARK is an imbecile. Barkely stopped Hearns in their first fight after taking a hammering for almost all of the fight until he corked out a right hand that decked Hearns as he was going in for the kill and he stopped him moments later!
The second bout, 15 pounds heavier, Hearns lost a CLOSE, SD on points over 12 to Barkley. 114-113, 115-113 and 114-113 for Hearns.
If this is easily beat, then TARK should no longer be posting on ESB.
TARK, you truly are an imbecile!

Posted April 1, 2014 8:13 am 


TARK

The Facts says.., “To TARK, Just because fighter (A ) doesn’t knock out fighter (B ) but fighter (C ) knocks out fighter (B ) does not mean that fighter (C ) can beat fighter ( A ) ,,It’s been proven threw out history .Big example ” Ali ” …” Fraizer ” … ” Foreman ”

That’s completely irrelevant because Frazier never beat Ali in the first place.. They scored rounds back then — so you tell me what 8 rounds Frazier won in that 1971 fight.. and he lost their other 2 fights… But it should have been 0-3 for Frazier vs Ali.. He didn’t win ANY of those fights.

Frazier was a wide open walk in hooker … and Foreman couldn’t miss him.. It was the most ridiculous mismatch in Heavyweight History.. George was 5 inches taller… 4 times as strong… had 10 inches in reach on Frazier… It was a horrendous joke.

Frazier was knocked down 6 times in 5 minutes.. He wouldn’t have made a sparring partner for Foreman.

If you match 2 guys who can’t box, the bigger, stronger, faster, and tougher man wins every time… Jimmy Young couldn’t punch—but he had skills.

You’re premise is good… Just because A beats B… B beats C… doesn’t mean C won’t beat A.

A much better example is Roberto Duran beating Iran Barkley… Barkley easily beating Tommy Hearns twice… And Hearns bombing Duran out like he didn’t belong in the same ring … So you can’t necessarily go by wins.

But Kovalev matches up very well with Stevenson. He murders him easily with the jab and straight right. Stevenson gets lost against deft boxer-punchers.. Dawson could box but he couldn’t throw hard.

Posted April 1, 2014 1:21 am 


ra

stevenson is a pu**y that ran to showtime. he wouldn’t do sh** against kovalev. end of discussion.

Posted April 1, 2014 12:00 am 


Ted “Theodore” Logan

Adonis would drop him at least once what would happen after that is anyone’s guess. At least in observing the Agnew fight who presented the same stance and caught him with much less power than Adonis

Posted March 31, 2014 10:20 pm 


Mtl83

He also got dropped in sparring.

Posted March 31, 2014 8:24 pm 


Mtl83

Lol! All u dudes are funny. Kovalev got knocked out as an amateur in Russia. He never went to the Olympics for Russia because he won 1 national title in 9 years of trying. Artur Beterbiev, a fighter from Montreal whos from daguestan , beat him twice in the amateurs and hits harder then Kovalev. Hes 4-0and coming soon to your tv. SStevenson will ktfo Kovalev Thank u. Montreal bb!

Posted March 31, 2014 8:22 pm 


D

Hopkins would have zero chance if his buddy Oscar refereed.

Posted March 31, 2014 5:14 pm 


Ty Williams

Roman siad it best – Quite frankly, Bernard Hopkins’ best chance against Kovalev is a clinch-fest with liberal illegal use of the head and elbows allowed, along with low blows, all with the complicity of a ‘friendly’ ref…

Posted March 31, 2014 4:51 pm 


moonshineman

Superman knows it won’t happen. Why do you think he is saying it?.

Posted March 31, 2014 4:00 pm 


TARK

Fighting Hopkins would be a HUGE cherry-pick for AS.

Dawson had no trouble with old timer B-Hop… Adonis put Chad out with the first punch he threw … naturally.

When Stevenson watched Hopkins’ last fight he was looking at lunch. Hopkins couldn’t hurt a guy who punching bag Nathan Cleverly stopped.

Posted March 31, 2014 3:31 pm 


PEEJ

Funny you say that but yet you don’t say anything about the HBO fighters fighting cherry picked fights that are handed to them by HBO. Stevenson wants to fight Hopkins. How is that cherry picking? This is why you don’t sign long term contracts with HBO or Showtime. That way you are not obligated to fighting on 1 network. But if they offer you crazy money it is very hard to say know. HBO ponied up money and gave additional dates to fighters that didn’t deserve it but they refuse to pay other fighters what they think they are worth. Terrible

Posted March 31, 2014 3:07 pm 


The Black Pariah

Let me guess-He needs to hop to Showtime if he wants it so bad if not he’s the punk.

Piss on him. Same old tired ghetto crap the USA is world famous for

Posted March 31, 2014 2:17 pm 


Fight Aficionado

HBO told Main Events over a month ago that Stevenson would do whatever it took to get out of the Kovalev fight. Clown doesn’t want to fight, he wants to face soft comp at Showtime. Haymen makes money for his fighters but he also emphasizes minimal risk for maximum reward. That means cherry picking and no dangerous fights.

Posted March 31, 2014 2:05 pm 


Thurmal Underwear

Sooo basically, he’s admitting he was previously ducking in lieu of Saturday’s fight. Super-what?

Posted March 31, 2014 1:52 pm 


Thurmal Underwear

Roman

Quite frankly, Bernard Hopkins’ best chance against Kovalev is a clinch-fest with liberal illegal use of the head and elbows allowed, along with low blows, all with the complicity of a ‘friendly’ ref…
Posted March 31, 2014 9:52 am

^+1; his go to(s).

Posted March 31, 2014 1:51 pm 


Jim Rich

I though the low blow warnings after the initial low blow were a joke, agnew kept the shots up and was still warmed, nothing like a good home town cooking ha. The ref is like some kinda clown. Everyone was crying low blows by agnew but we didn’t get one replay of one. Guess agnew was brought in to be the loser so who cares if he had a fair go of it. Another black eye for boxing.

Posted March 31, 2014 1:20 pm 


mack

Nobody wins when a big fight, a natural matchup, fails to come off. I expect Showtime lured Stevenson first, but will eventually woo Kovalev, as well. Without a big fight, how long will Kovalev stay with HBO? He might well jump ship if Stevenson and/or Hopkins are at Showtime.

Posted March 31, 2014 1:05 pm 


Corto

Again I say Hopkins wins against Stevenson and Kovalev by a borefest non fight UD points spread hugfest. Boring ! Who cares Steveson vs Kovalev is what people want to see 2 KO artist in there.

Posted March 31, 2014 10:54 am 


Corto

Roman lets never forget Hopkins last fight he had the ” kissing ref ” Steve ” pathitic ” Smogger in his pocket. They even both Hopkins and Smogger congratulated each other after the fight. Fixed ref and a fixed fighter

Posted March 31, 2014 10:53 am 


Roman

Quite frankly, Bernard Hopkins’ best chance against Kovalev is a clinch-fest with liberal illegal use of the head and elbows allowed, along with low blows, all with the complicity of a ‘friendly’ ref…

Posted March 31, 2014 9:52 am 


Swedish Boxing Fan

Adonis Stevenson mabey have an advantage over Bernard Hopkins but Sergey Kovalev may have a good chanse against Stevenson and Hopkins have a chanse against Kovalev (!).

Posted March 31, 2014 9:00 am 


punch

I meant 200 pounds, it was actually 190 pounds. However, I guess you missed my point by nitpicking my post.

Posted March 31, 2014 8:47 am 


Ted “Theodore” Logan

A nice fight if it ever happens

Posted March 31, 2014 8:39 am 


punch

If you’re a boxing fan you’ve got to love and respect Kovalev. In the krusher you have a formidable fighter you can decapitate an opponent in a second and crush them in the midsection with a single shot. I was on the fence but now I’m a fan. Adonis has pulled off one the smartest maneuvers in recent memory as he clearly wants no part of the Russian Krusher I wouldn’t either if I were him. It’s going to take a special fighter, a really special fighter to beat him. Ward maybe, but it’s really a long shot. Kovalev is here to stay and maybe a move to the 190 pounds division is where he can find someone to neutralize is advantage in terms of sheer brute force.

Posted March 31, 2014 8:26 am 


CurlyQ.Howard

Remember that whenever Stevenson speaks, it is a pimp talking, so take it for what it is worth and instead watch what he does despite what he says.

Posted March 31, 2014 8:22 am 


Jay

Boxing Barlow why even mention Hopkins for a shady UD 12 win over Adonis and a win based on clinch stalling and dirty fighting. You know that’s what he will do.

Posted March 31, 2014 8:15 am 


alexanderkuczyk@gmail.com

Stevenson was tko’d by Boone while Kovalev hasn’t been stopped yet

Posted March 31, 2014 7:37 am 


boxing barlow

“Bernard Hopkins, now 49, stands no chance against Stevenson, and that fight will likely be a one-sided affair that will have fans shaking their heads wondering why they even bothered thinking Hopkins had a chance”. This writer really has no idea about boxing! Can someone please tell me the last time Bernard Hopkins was stopped? Thats right, never! Stevenson is a half decent fighter but no where near the level of some of the guys Hopkins has come up against. I remember writers like this fearing for Hopkins safety pre the Pavlik fight and having egg on their faces after he schooled him. I’m not saying this would happen against Stevenson but I would say theres no way Stevenosn knockes Hopkins out. He may win an ungly points victory but Hopkins will always be too elusive to be knocked out.

Posted March 31, 2014 7:26 am 


JSL

It’s funny that Adonis does the trash talking after the fight plan falls apart. Although at the moment perhaps he only has a one fight deal with Showtime. But HBO and Al Haymon generally do not do business together. I think some of it is because the top execs at HBO hold a grudge against Al for taking Floyd over to Showtime. If Adonis doesn’t sign a multi fight deal with Showtime and HBO is willing to deal with Haymon at least for one fight then maybe it could still happen. But this is boxing so I doubt it.:)

Posted March 31, 2014 3:51 am 


Ray Ray

Kovalev will need 2 b better than the Agnew fight if he takes on Adonis….

Posted March 31, 2014 3:22 am 


TARK

Jack Dempsey…, “Kovalev has great power in his punches ,but i am more impress with Stevenson’s explosive power.”

You’ve gotta be kidding.. How long did it take Stevenson to get rid of washed up Cloud?? Kovalev would smash him.

Posted March 31, 2014 2:23 am 


His turn

Hopkins, may never and Adonis are in the chicken coup scared stiff. These fighters fight anyone but the fighters there supposed to.

Posted March 31, 2014 1:15 am 


Anonymous

Kovalev has wanted to fight Stevenson for a long time now. HBO wanted to make the fight this summer, so Stevenson went to Showtime so he would not have to fight Kovalev. Stevenson runs his mouth now because he knows the fight can’t be made.

Posted March 31, 2014 12:23 am 


Piedmont

Haymon and De la Hoya have an avoid good white fighters agenda

Posted March 31, 2014 12:03 am 


BLUESMAN

Stevenson is a COWARD in my book and will remain so until he fights Kovalev!!

Posted March 30, 2014 11:30 pm 


boxs

of course he wants the fight now that he is a showtime fighter all the showtime fighters want triple g and kovalev

Posted March 30, 2014 10:34 pm 


Rod

Why not split the revenue between hbo and showtime. If they both believe it’s a ppv show let them split the money along the lines of viewer percentage

Posted March 30, 2014 9:39 pm 


Todd Semore

Octavius is spot on !

Posted March 30, 2014 9:20 pm 


Todd Semore

Where did this ” Harry” come from lol ! what a joke of a person

Posted March 30, 2014 8:13 pm 


Harry

Tark: If Adonis really doesn’t want the fight… He can find excuses.”

He’s already found one: moving to Showtime, knowing full well that HBO/Showtime are not doing business together.

FFS, how many times do I have to state the blindingly fu cking obvious here?

Enough banter con pendejos.

Adios.

Posted March 30, 2014 7:52 pm 


TARK

@Harry

You’re an ignorant jackass. This is professional boxing. If the best 2 fighters in any division want to face each other bad enough it WILL get done. Their promoters have no choice but to make it happen.

Cold wars beside. Everyone is interested in making money. Everyone knows this fight would draw extremely well. Particularly since they’re both big punchers and now hate each other.

If Adonis really doesn’t want the fight… He can find excuses.

Posted March 30, 2014 7:30 pm 


Manny “Fighter of Floyd’s prime decade” Pacquiao

Stevenson has truly earned his new name “Supergirl” lmao.

Posted March 30, 2014 7:23 pm 


B Red

Not sure if Pascal has a contract with HBO, it might just be on a fight to fight basis

Posted March 30, 2014 7:11 pm 


Beezy

To be honest..as much as I like Showtime… Stevenson should have stuck with HBO… Andre Ward, JCC Jr, Kovalev, Pascal all fight on HBO….. for bigger fighters like himself.. HBO is the place to stay

Posted March 30, 2014 7:03 pm 


Dave

Regarding Adonis wanting to fight Mr. Kovolov, They were BOTH promoted by HBO, then Adonis leaves the network and then states he now wants a fight that he himself made impossible by signing with Showtime. Everybody saw it over these last three weeks. He took bigger money on Showtime for less danger. What’s changed my mind about who is more confident is that Adonis asked for a fight after he knew he wouldn’t get it, and didn’t push for it when he had the fight guaranteed within the next 6 months with HBO. That tells me that everybody (Stevenson included now) knows that Kovelov is the best in the light heavyweight division until someone can beat him. Been a while when a fighter caused other fighters to leave an entire network rather than fighting him. Good fight btw, Agnew was good, but not busy enough and should have taken more chances sooner.

Posted March 30, 2014 6:55 pm 


Octavius “Retarded” Chatman

I think; that Stevenson good; man; and that; pimps are cool; anyways; they just sell; teenage girls; for; sex; and rape and beet; them dont; they? W;hat rong; with that; dude? I whish; I was pimp;cool.

Posted March 30, 2014 6:51 pm 


Informer

Kovalev: “I’m not a player, I just CRUSH alot!”

Posted March 30, 2014 6:43 pm 


Informer

Glad Kovalev does not speak English very well or else, he would not have said the obvious. Hopefully this does pull Stevenson to fight him. I still don’t see Stevenson being able to beat Kovalev. Stevenson does have the power to KO Kovalev, but he does not have the defense or toughness to withstand Kovalev’s firepower. I see the toughest fight for Kovalev coming from old man Hopkins, mainly because BHop will make it ugly and will land some clean shots but cannot match the work rate of Kovalev.

Posted March 30, 2014 6:43 pm 


blackbert

What do you mean now wants Kovalev as if Stevenson hasn’t been wanting him? You necks make me sick always trying to make these bums you have seem like something special. He doesn’t have to crawl out of anywhere because he’s at the top of the heap. The only person to crawl out of somewhere is you!

Posted March 30, 2014 6:27 pm 


CurlyQ.Howard

Since he was once a pimp, Stevenson is precisely what Kovalev called him as there is no undoing the evil a pimp works. And as for Stevenson’s professed interest in fighting Kovalev, I’ll believe it when it happens.

Posted March 30, 2014 6:18 pm 


varnish

For some reason, people who post here get much more vociferous about who is “ducking” or “afraid” to fight whom than the actual fights. Until Kovalev fights Stevenson, it is merely a hypothetical matchup. Who cares?

Posted March 30, 2014 6:14 pm 


HHLondon

Stevenson was NOT signed to HBO, hence him being able to walk away having being offered a BIGGER financial one-fight deal with Showtime.

Stevenson basically has both Networks eating out of his hand and it’s due to basic and competent management skills.

Stay with HBO or sign with Showtime for the SAME FIGHT for more money for ONE FIGHT?

What person in their right mind would turn that down?

Posted March 30, 2014 6:09 pm 


Harry

“That is not true at all…

HBO and Showtime can negotiate a deal…you just put people on it and do it …”

Tark, you’re a veritable fuc king genius! I wonder why no one else thought of that?!

Problem solved everyone! Now that Tark has overcome the whole Cold War situation between Showtime and HBO with his cunning plan, all the fights we want to see will be made/

Hooray for Tark!

Tit.

Posted March 30, 2014 6:01 pm 


Harry

“If he said nothing; you would really be calling him a spineless coward.”

We *are* calling him a spineless coward, and precisely because he *is* saying this now, when it seems very unlikely the fight can be made, yet never did when they were both signed to HBO.

Try to keep up, eh? (And please learn how to use semi-colons.)

Posted March 30, 2014 5:56 pm 


TARK

“There’s no way that either of them can fight each other until their contracts expire.”

That is not true at all…

HBO and Showtime can negotiate a deal…you just put people on it and do it … If Kovalev and Stevenson want to fight each other their promoters can get it done. In fact, if they want to fight each other bad enough, their promoters have no choice. It’s the fight the fans want, and their promoters are interested in making money. Everybody knows it would be an explosive fight.

If either fighter doesn’t want the fight they can find excuses.

Posted March 30, 2014 5:45 pm 


Anonymous Dave

The Floyd Mayweather school of challenging a fighter: Hey, why don’t you tear up that contract you have with your manager and network (for which you’ll later have to pay massive compensation) so that you can fight me (but I’ll be promoting the fight and so will keep the majority of the money regardless of result). Look at me everybody! Look how bad I want this fight to happen. Thankfully a free press lets us see these idiots for what they are.

Posted March 30, 2014 5:26 pm 


Squared-Circle Real Talk (a.k.a. LionKing)

BEE-J: Hey liar, you said you recently sparred with James Kirkland, so I’m definitely bigger and stronger than you, little Btich. Keep up the lying, though, Pinocchio! Your brown nose is growing by the second…lol.

Posted March 30, 2014 5:21 pm 


PEEJ

Well they are fighting off HBO in his next fight. So what could possibly happen is they could have a PPV fight and not have it on HBO or Showtime. Wonder if HBO or Showtime would allow that.

Posted March 30, 2014 4:59 pm 


PEEJ

My apologies LionQueen, I missed your post you little Btich.

Posted March 30, 2014 4:59 pm 


maximumsg

i find it funny that most writers seem to think hopkins would have no chance against either of these guys. makes no since

Posted March 30, 2014 4:52 pm 


B Red

Agnew was a stationary target with no punching power and a low ring IQ.

Posted March 30, 2014 4:47 pm 


B Red

from what I seen last night, I favor Adonis in the fight by tko

Posted March 30, 2014 4:44 pm 


Squared-Circle Real Talk (a.k.a. LionKing)

PEEJ: I’ve already answered your question regarding SK’s contract with HBO. Can’t you read, you peanut brain 20-watt light bulb of a dim-wit? Clearly you don’t read too well, fool. What’s the highest grade you completed in Middle/High School? I’m guessing 9th or 10th grade. Time to go back and get that GED!

Posted March 30, 2014 4:26 pm 


Harry

“So can anybody answer if Kovalev has a contract with HBO?”

No PEEJ, Kovalev is just pretending to have such a contract because he’s so scared of Stevenson.

Wanker.

Posted March 30, 2014 4:25 pm 


Cowardly P.O.S roars from across the street

How can Stevenson call Kovalev a bum when Stevenson got sparked out in 2 by Boone? Who’s the real bum here?

Stevenson’s biggest wins are:

Dawson (a guy who got knocked down 3 times and knocked out by a non-puncher in his previous fight).

Cloud (a guy who everyone saw get beat in his previous two fights, including to Campillo who Kova destroyed in 3).

Bellew (chinny, nearly got kayoed early by domestic fighter Ovil McKenzie).

Boone (a guy Kova destroyed in 2 rounds as opposed to Adonis’s 6 rounds).

Adonis you are a yellow bellied laughing stock compared to Kovalev, milk your title on Showtime by all means but don’t expect to be rated highly be real boxing fans.

Posted March 30, 2014 4:22 pm 


anon

This HBO/ SHOWTIME crap is absolute nonsense!

Posted March 30, 2014 4:08 pm 


PEEJ

So can anybody answer if Kovalev has a contract with HBO? If not then making the fight should not be an issue

Posted March 30, 2014 4:01 pm 


Lady Girl

this is pure comedy shi- from stevenson. now he wants it LOL

Posted March 30, 2014 3:59 pm 


castellanos

Now that stevenson is on showetime,, he calls kovalew knowing damn well fight can’t be made ,,,,, what a cowardddddd !!!!!! He never did it while he was still with Hbo ,,,,,

Posted March 30, 2014 3:48 pm 


PEEJ

Since Stevenson got a late start his age isn’t compared to those who have been boxing their whole lives

Posted March 30, 2014 3:39 pm 


Shane

Stevenson wants no part of Kovelev not even mentioning his name as an opponent when they fought on the same card with Kov destroying the tougher opponent. He is gonna duck and milk that belt. Kov defense is fine, the guy couldn’t hurt him so he took chances to make that a good fight. If he would have shown a ton of defense they would have posed for 12 rounds. That dude got blasted by Kovs weaker ARM while he was on ONE FOOT. That is power son.

Posted March 30, 2014 3:39 pm 


Anonymous

tv stations have the last word.

Posted March 30, 2014 3:32 pm 


Hidalg0

“Stevenson’s age clock is clicking, as he’s 36 now and he obviously isn’t going to be able to keep fighting too much longer at a high level.”

Says who?

Posted March 30, 2014 3:26 pm 


Bolo

*flex

Posted March 30, 2014 3:23 pm 


Bolo

No way hbo will let kov walk he is one of a few future stars on there network right now. They will try to match him with next best thing in pascal and that would be almostjust as big a fight especially in canada. Showtime is trying to flew claiming stevenson agreed to fight kov on there network. Like they just no kov will be signing with them sooner or later. That will not happen hbo still has all the money and most of the power. Showtime has gbp, floyd and more importingly they have hayman. So at the moment they look to be killing hbo. Hbo will have the last laugh trust me and f espenoza that prick.

Posted March 30, 2014 3:20 pm 


Squared-Circle Real Talk (a.k.a. LionKing)

A little reading never hurts:
“Kovalev is still locked up in a long-term contract with HBO, and there’s no way that either of them can fight each other until their contracts expire.”

Posted March 30, 2014 3:14 pm 


Proud African

Stevenson is too agile for Kovalev. Stevenson to ko Kovalev.

Posted March 30, 2014 3:11 pm 


filito06

Cotto

Posted March 30, 2014 2:56 pm 


PEEJ

Question is, is Kovalev contracted to HBO or has HBO just been backing him and purchasing his fights?

Posted March 30, 2014 2:49 pm 


Prof Konje

The fight between Kovalev and Stevenson could take place if Showtime and HBO use rational thought rather than be motivated by childish emotions or greed. A contract and an agreement could be reached where both sides make $. I do not agree with Hopkins not having a chance against Stevenson. In fact I’m saying that Hopkins will outbox Stevenson all night. Hopkins isn’t a brawler, rather he’s a smart, sophisticated boxer and boxing is the name of the game. People tend not to like either Hopkins or Mayweather because they’re boxers, not street fighters.

Posted March 30, 2014 2:22 pm 


JJ

Kovalev tko Stevenson…

Posted March 30, 2014 2:07 pm 


Anonymous

RUBBISH.

Posted March 30, 2014 2:03 pm 


Montero

Stevenson following ‘Haymon Boxing Business 101′ – calling out a fighter over Twitter knowing damn well there’s no way the fight can be made with the current contractual/promotional situation. Yawn….

Posted March 30, 2014 1:58 pm 


BLUESMAN

Well it’s about time!

Posted March 30, 2014 1:56 pm 



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