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Canelo Crowned Four-Weight World Champion After Flattening Kovalev

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Canelo Álvarez cemented his spot at the top of the world’s best pound-for-pound pugilists by flattening Sergey Kovalev to claim the WBO light heavyweight title in Las Vegas. The Mexican stepped up two whole weight classes to face heavy hitter Kovalev. The fight may have lacked the action that fans desired from two of the game’s greats with the crowd …

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Sergey Kovalev Suffers Second KO In Shock Defeat To Eleider Alvarez

Unbeaten Eleider Alvarez stunned Sergey Kovalev on Saturday, knocking the Russian champion down three times in the seventh round to capture the World Boxing Organization light heavyweight title. Alvarez hit Kovalev with a powerful combination that sent him to the canvas for the final knockdown of the fight at 2:45 of the seventh to give the Colombian his first world …

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Twitter Reacts To Andre Ward’s Debatable Points Win Over Sergey Kovalev In Vegas

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Sergey Kovalev vs Andre Ward delivered on it’s significant promise Saturday night, as the two best light-heavyweights in the world engaged in a memorable 12-round battle at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. However, the scorecards, rather than the efforts of the two fighters, seem likely to prove the major talking point. Kovalev started the bout much faster than …

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Date And Venue Announced For One Of Boxing’s Most Anticipated Showdowns

Pound-for-pound kings Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev are set to go to war for the latter’s light-heavyweight titles in November. Following the disappointing likelihood that middleweight stars Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin won’t clash in a superfight, the sport required an alternative spectacle. Seasoned boxing fans will rejoice that Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor isn’t the marquee fight announced. Instead, …

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Boxing Phenom Sergey Kovalev Discusses Admiration For Conor McGregor, Andre Ward Fight

Sergey Kovalev believes that Conor McGregor has a ‘big future’ ahead of him, and with Kovalev possibly fighting Andre Ward later in the year, the future is also bright for the latter duo. Another potential rival for the WBA Super, IBF and WBO Light Heavyweight champion is Gennady Golovkin, who’s bout with Dominic Wade at the weekend clashed with UFC 197. While …

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Watch: Highlights From Sergey Kovalev’s Demolition Of Jean Pascal, And Post-Fight Commotion

Sergey Kovalev registered his second stoppage win over former light-heavyweight champion Jean Pascal at the Bell’s Centre in Montreal on Saturday night. The fight was more one-sided than their first contest and lacked the sparks of drama that made the March, 2015 scrap one of the most entertaining of last year. Kovalev routinely hammered Pascal with his thudding right-hand, and …

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Conor McGregor’s Popularity Proof That Racism Still Exists – Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Conor McGregor has caught the attention of boxing’s former pound for pound king and all-time cash cow, Floyd Mayweather Jr., but “Money” May’s recent references to the Irishman are rather controversial. Mayweather has spoken on a number of occasions in the past about how he believes that racism is still prevalent within the sport of boxing. In an interview with …

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Boxing Preview: Beasts From The East

Tonight, Friday August 7th, two of the most promisingly destructive prospects in the middleweight division look to continue their unbeaten runs, in Atlantic City. At times it almost feels like there is an infinite stream of frightening fighters emerging from eastern Europe. The modern boxing landscape is simply awash with talented boxers from former Soviet bloc countries. Sergey Kovalev, Gennady …

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Weekend Preview: The Violent Charisma Of “Krusher” Kovalev

This weekend’s boxing action is all about one man. One very dangerous, scary man. There is a dearth of top quality boxing this weekend. The big card from the U.K has been hit by the withdrawal of a defending titlist, in Fedor Chudinov, and therefore the main event has been downgraded. Frank Buglioni, who was scheduled to fight the Russian, …

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Gloves Up: Questionable Kell Brook & Bad Week For Wladimir Klitschko

In a new weekly feature entitled ‘Gloves Up’, Donal O’Doherty discusses the latest issues that have arisen in the boxing world in the past week. The past couple of weeks since Kell Brook won the IBF welterweight championship from Shawn Porter have been rather uneventful in the boxing world with the sport taking its usual summer break. It’s no secret that …

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Sergey Kovalev & This Week in Boxing

Michael McCarthy is here to discuss the main talking points from this weekend’s boxing action, where Sergey Kovalev was his usual effective self. Perhaps the most significant fight of the weekend took place on Saturday night in Atlantic City as Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev defended his WBO light-heavyweight title against unbeaten Australian, Blake Caparello. Despite his unbeaten record, Caparello was something of …

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