Boxing’s preeminent action superhero, Oscar Valdez, will make the sixth defense of his WBO featherweight world title Saturday, June 8 against the upset-minded Jason “El Alacrancito” Sanchez at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. Valdez-Sanchez and the 10-round light heavyweight showdown between title-hungry contenders Sullivan Barrera and Michael Seals will be televised
Dmitry Bivol is really good. So good in fact that within three years of being a professional boxer he held the WBA light heavyweight title, albeit after the champion Badou Jack vacated the title after perusing a more lucrative bout with Adonis Stevenson for the WBC light heavyweight world title.
Light heavyweight Sullivan Barrera picked up a ten-round decision over Seanie Monaghan at the Aviator Sports Complex in Brooklyn, New York. Barrera outboxed Monaghan, who had a solid outing, but struggled to keep up Barrera, who simply just seemed to have more tools. Barrera last outing was against Dmitry Bivol
WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (33-2-1, 28 KOs) scored a seventh round TKO over Igor Mikhalkin (21-2, 9 KOs) on Saturday night at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Kovalev battered and bruised Mikhalkin until a merciful end came in the seventh round.
Tomorrow, March 3rd from The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, Main Events presents an HBO double-header as WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovlaev takes on Igor Mikhalkin and WBA light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol faces his biggest test to date in Sullivan Barrera. Below are the weights
The upcoming Saturday, March 3 Kovalev vs. Mikhalkin HBO World Championship Boxing® telecast opens with a blockbuster battle of two top light heavyweights as WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion Dmitry Bivol (12-0, 10 KOs) faces Sullivan Barrera (21-1, 14 KOs) at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. Below is the scouting report for this action-packed match-up:
Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev – Two-Time Light Heavyweight World Champion “I am hearing how everyone is saying how Mikhalkin is going to be easy, but we’ll see.” “I think Bivol will win on Saturday night because he is much more experienced than Barrera.” “My kids and Shabranskyy’s kids have not played in the
Wilder vs. Ortiz – a truly interesting fight The fight week has turned into a back and forth name calling fest, albeit seemingly more so (or should I say louder) from Deontay Wilder’s side, but that doesn’t take away from this being the best heavyweight bout on paper in modern
Yesterday Sullivan Barrera (21-1, 14 KOs) met with members of the media in Miami to discuss his upcoming mandatory challenge fight against WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion Dmitry Bivol (12-0, 10 KOs) at The Theater at Madison Square Garden Saturday, March 3. The bout will be the co-main event on the Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev vs.
Before fans at the Theater at Madison Square Garden are treated to the long-awaited WBO Light Heavyweight World Championship bout between Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev and Vyacheslav “Lion Heart/Chingonskyy” Shabranskyy on Saturday, November 25, they will witness an exciting mix of top international and local prospects on the non-televised undercard. Brooklyn native and local philanthropist, Frank “Notorious”