Unified light heavyweight world champion Sergey Kovalev is widely recognized as one of the best pound-for-pound boxers in the world, and earlier this week news broke regarding not just his next fight, but his next two. On July 11 the champion is slated to defend his titles against Isaac Chilemba in Russia, giving Kovalev his first chance to defend his titles in his home country. But the even bigger news is that Kovalev has now … Read Article
Isaac Chilemba, WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight Challenger
“I want to thank Main Events for making this fight possible. Thanks to Sergey Kovalev for giving me this challenge.”
On Kovalev’s Recent Opponents
“I believe Kovalev he is a hard-working fighter. There is no such thing as an easy fight. I believe Kovalev worked hard to get where he is. I don’t think he would say any of his opponents weren’t tough. He has never … Read Article
Britain’s James DeGale, the reigning IBF super-middleweight champion, wants to go down in history as one of the best fighters from his homeland; and that means becoming a dominant world champion in two weight divisions. This is what the Olympic gold medal winner told The Star, and the gifted southpaw says he is looking at getting himself big fights with the stars of the 175-pound division in the near future.… Read Article
Ekaterinburg, Russia: The Russian Wrecking Ball, WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion, Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (29-0-1, 26 KOs) returns to his home country of Russia to defend all three of his belts against Isaac “Golden Boy” Chilemba (24-3-2, 10 KOs) on Monday, July 11 in Ekaterinburg. The fight will take place on the opening night of the International Industry Trade Fair “INNOPROM-2016” at the DIVS Palace of Sports and is sponsored by Russian … Read Article
Andre SOG Ward (28-0-0 15KO) of the Saturday night fight at the Oracle, Oakland, CA will have a difficult time with Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (29-0-1 26KO). By his own admission, he graded his performance a B- grade. Most would agree, anyone coming up against the devastating power of the Krusher better bring his A game.
Ward was correct. He looked like a B grade movie, a low budget one that does not inspire the need … Read Article
Sergey Kovalev made easy work of Jean Pascal in their rematch this past weekend. This hardly came as a surprise. In fact most fans didn’t see their first fight as the type of encounter that warranted a rematch in the first place. Kovalev dominated Pascal when they first met, and was even more dominant this time around hardly losing a second en route to a 7th round stoppage after Pascal’s trainer Freddie Roach admirably told … Read Article
The undefeated WBA, IBF, and WBO light heavyweight champion of the world Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev promised before the bout to severely punish Jean Pascal and he did just that for seven one-sided rounds after which Pascal’s trainer Freddie Roach mercifully stopped the bout and saved Pascal from taking anymore unnecessary punishment. Kovalev retained his world titles with the seventh round technical knockout victory and improved to 29-0-1, 26 KOs while Pascal dropped to 30-4-1, 17 … Read Article
Nothing unexpected, but still a feeling of mild astonishment when once again we witness the power and skill of Sergey “Kusher” Kovalev (29-0-1 17KO). He seems to excel at all aspects of the sweet science. His balance is good. He controls distance. He has a knockdown type jab and decent speed. He throws sizzling combinations, started with either hand. His punches are thrown with precise accuracy. His defense is good, and if he is hit … Read Article
A gleeful sounding IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (29-0-1, 26 KOs) boasted about his 7th round knockout win over the faded looking Jean Pascal (30-4-1, 17 KOs) last night in their rematch at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada. Kovalev, 32, stated after the fight that he broke Pascal’s nose with what he believes was a left hand.
Kovalev says he hurt his left hand in the process of breaking Pascal’s nose. It must … Read Article
(Photo Credit: David Spagnolo/Main Events) Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Undefeated Unified WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (29-0-1, 26 KOs) retains all three of his titles as he makes short work of former light heavyweight world champion, Jean Pascal (30-4-1, 17 KOs), again.
The crowd was deafening as Michael Buffer announced Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev and Jean Pascal and everyone at Centre Bell was on their feet. Through the first five rounds … Read Article