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Analyzing Canelo Alvarez vs. Sergey Krusher Kovalev on DAZN November 2

  Analyzing Canelo Alvarez vs. Krusher Kovalev on DAZN November 2 By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent One of Sergey ‘Krusher’ Kovalev’s opponents, Roman Simakov, died after fighting Kovalev in the ring. Since then, Kovalev has dedicated his career to Simakov’s memory. The ultimate test is now scheduled to take place, to […]

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CANELO VS. KOVALEV IS OFFICIAL!

Canelo vs Kovalev

CANELO VS. KOVALEV IS OFFICIAL Las Vegas, NV (September 13th, 2019)– Canelo Alvarez (51-1-2, 34 KOs), the face of boxing and the king of the middleweight division, will take on a new challenge as he moves into the 175-pound weight class in a 12-round bout against champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (34-3-1, 28 KOs) for the […]

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LOMA DEFEATS CAMPBELL IN LONDON & POVETKIN DEFEATS FURY

LOMA DEFEATS CAMPBELL IN LONDON – VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS By ESPN Boxing London, UK (September 1, 2019)–  Vasiliy Lomachenko moved a step closer to becoming the undisputed lightweight world champion with an action-packed unanimous decision victory against Luke Campbell on Saturday at the O2 Arena in London. Lomachenko defended his two 135-pound belts and added a […]

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LOMACHENKO VS. CAMPBELL – FURY VS. POVETKIN WEIGH-IN & PRESS CONFERENCE VIDEO

LOMACHENKO VS. CAMPBELL WEIGH-IN & PRESS CONFERENCE London, UK (August 30th, 2019)– At the top of the card, Olympic Champions Vasiliy Lomachenko (13-1, 10 KOs) and Luke Campbell (20-2, 16 KOs) will clash for the WBC, WBA, WBO and Ring Magazine Lightweight World titles. Manchester Heavyweight Hughie Fury (23-2, 13 KOs) takes on former WBA World Champion Alexander Povetkin (34-2, 24 KOs). […]

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Sergey ‘Krusher’ Kovalev Mows Down Anthony Yarde, Makabu Edges Papin in Russia – Video Highlights

  Krusher Kovalev Mows Down Yarde, Makabu Edges Papin By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Chelyabinsk, Russia (August 25th, 2019)–  Sergey ‘Krusher’ Kovalev did not have a free ride defending his World Boxing Organization World Light Heavyweight title against Anthony Yarde in the main event at Traktor Sports Palace on Saturday, August […]

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11-0 Cruiserweight Alexei Papin: A Kickboxer Boxing Mystery

11-0 Cruiserweight Alexei Papin: A Kickboxer Boxing Mystery By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent When it comes to kickboxing and MMA fighters seroconverting to professional boxing, the new trend represents a brave new world for boxing promoters. Chris Algieri is among those who made the transition. Conor McGregor tried to crossover from […]

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SERGEY KOVALEV VS. ANTHONY YARDE WEIGH-IN

Kovalev vs Yarde

SERGEY KOVALEV VS. ANTHONY YARDE WEIGH-IN Chelyabinsk, Russia (August 23, 2019)– Reigning WBO light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev will make a homecoming defense against London’s Anthony Yarde at the Trakton Palace in Chelyabinsk, Russia on Saturday. You can watch this fight on ESPN Plus. Here is the weigh-in below. JOIN DAZN JOIN ESPN PLUS FOR […]

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GOLOVKIN AND DEREVYANCHENKO IS SET FOR THE IBF CROWN & GGG JOINS EDDIE HEARN AT MATCHROOM

GOLOVKIN AND DEREVYANCHENKO CLASH FOR IBF CROWN IN NEW YORK GGG aims to regain Middleweight crown against former title challenger on October 5 at Madison Square Garden, live on DAZN Tickets go on sale on Friday at noon ET/9am PT Gennady Golovkin and Sergiy Derevyanchenko will clash for the vacant IBF World Middleweight title on […]

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Sergey Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde ESPN Plus WBO Championship Preview

Sergey Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde WBO Preview By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Chelyabinsk, Russia (August 20th, 2019)–   With a 95 percent knockout Ratio, with 17 knockouts in his 18-0 record, Anthony Yarde of Ilford, Essex, United Kingdom, with bring it all to the table against 33-3-1 Sergey ‘Krusher’ Kovalev, the World […]

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Light Heavyweight World Championship Unification Bout: Beterbiev vs. Gvozdyk on October 18 is Set

Light Heavyweight Atom Bomb Unification Bout: Beterbiev vs. Gvozdyk on October 18 By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Montreal, Canada (August 20th, 2019)– The world light heavyweight championship will become more exclusive on October 18, 2019, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at Liacouras Center, when 17-0 World Boxing Council World Light Heavyweight champion Oleksandr […]

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Sergey Kovalev vs Anthony Yarde – Preview, Odds and Where to find a Live Stream

Sergey Kovalev vs Anthony Yarde – Preview, Odds and Where to find a Live Stream Anthony Yarde will try to upset and dethrone Sergey Kovalev on August 24, in the match for the WBO light-heavyweight title of the world. This is by far the most interesting fight scheduled in this month, and no doubt draws […]

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Hughie Fury Will Take on Alexander Povetkin at The O2 in London

FURY CLASHES WITH POVETKIN AT THE O2  Heavyweights collide on Lomachenko-Campbell undercard Hughie Fury will take on Alexander Povetkin at The O2 in London on Saturday August 31 on the undercard of the huge Lightweight World title showdown between Vasiliy Lomachenko and Luke Campbell, shown live on Sky Sports Box Office in the UK. Aged just 24, Manchester’s Fury (23-2, […]

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In Memoriam: Russian Junior Welterweight Maxim Dadashev Dies at 28 From Brain Injury

Maxim Dadashev

In Memoriam: Russian Junior Welterweight Maxim Dadashev Dies at 28 From Brain Injury By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Oxen, Hill, MD (July 24th, 2019)–   Previously undefeated Russian junior welterweight prospect Maxim Dadashev, who fell unconscious outside the ring following his loss to 14-0 opponent Subriel Matias of Fajardo, Puerto Rico, after […]

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Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde Mandatory Bout Scheduled for August 24 in Chelyabinsk, Russia

Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde Mandatory Bout Scheduled for August 24 in Chelyabinsk, Russia   “The Krusher” Photo Credit: David Spagnolo / Main Events Chelyabinsk, Russia: Fighting in his own hometown for the first time in his professional boxing career, WBO World Light Heavyweight Champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (33-3-1, 28 KOs) takes on the WBO’s […]

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MENG FANLONG DEFEATS DEINES, BECOMES MANDATORY CHALLENGER OF ARTUR BETERBIEV

MENG FANLONG DEFEATS DEINES, BECOMES MANDATORY CHALLENGER OF ARTUR BETERBIEV FOR IBF WORLD LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE   MACAU, CHINA (JUNE 3, 2019) – Roc Nation Sports light heavyweight boxer Meng Fanlong (15-0, 9 KOs) dominated in his return to the ring Saturday night after toppling Adam Deines (17-1, 8 KOs) of Germany via unanimous decision in the […]

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Light Heavyweight Mystery: The Artur Beterbiev Factor

Light Heavyweight Mystery: The Artur Beterbiev Factor By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Stockton, CA (May 4t, 2019)– The light heavyweights have become dominated by a short list merry-go-round of names: Sergey Kovalev: Dmitry Bivol: Artur Beterbiev; Marcus Browne; Eleider Alvarez. Of these names, Beterbiev has remained somewhat of a mystery due […]

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OLEKSANDR USYK MAKES HEAVYWEIGHT DEBUT AGAINST CARLOS TAKAM ON MAY 25 ON DAZN

USYK MAKES HEAVYWEIGHT DEBUT AGAINST TAKAM ON MAY 25 Undisputed pound for pound star begins new challenge at MGM National Harbor Pound-for-pound star Oleksandr Usyk will make his Heavyweight debut against Carlos Takam at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland on Saturday May 25, live on DAZN in the US and on Sky Sports […]

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Oleksandr Gvozdyk Fighting Doudou Ngumbu , 2300 Arena in Allentown, PA ESPN Preview

Oleksandr Gvozdyk Fighting Doudou, 2300 Arena USA ESPN Preview By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Promotions Allentown, PA (March 25th, 2019)– Peltz Boxing Promotions and Top Rank, in conjunction with USA ESPN, will present an exciting eleven bout card of boxing on Saturday evening, March 30, 2019, as 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, […]

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Dmitry Bivol vs. Joe Smith Jr. Takes Place March 9th on DAZN in Verona, NY – Interviews & Presser Quotes

SMITH JR: WORLD TITLE WIN WOULD MEAN EVERYTHING Challenger ready to test Bivol to the limit in Turning Stone Joe Smith Jr. says he will pour his heart and soul into his World title challenge against WBA World Light-Heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol on Saturday March 9 at Turning Stone Resort Casino, Verona, NY, live on […]

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Sergey ‘Krusher’ Kovalev, Back to Basics with Trainer Buddy McGirt, Regains WBO Title Over Elieder Alvarez – Video Highlights

Sergey Kovalev

Sergey ‘Krusher’ Kovalev, Back to Basics with Trainer Buddy McGirt, Regains WBO Title Over Elieder Alvarez By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Frisco, Texas, (February 3, 2018)– Sergey ‘Krusher’ Kovalev regained his World Boxing Organization World Light Heavyweight title with an impressive 12 round decision over Eleider Alvarez in the main event […]

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SERGEY “KRUSHER” KOVALEV VS. ELEIDER ALVAREZ 2 PREVIEW, SCOUTING REPORT, WORKOUT VIDEO & WEIGH-IN VIDEO

Revenge or End on ESPN? Killer Kovalev vs. Storm Alvarez WBO Rematch Preview By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Frisco, TX (February 1st, 2019)– Bob Arum’s Top Rank Promotions will present a nine-bout card of professional boxing on ESPN featuring four regional and two world title bouts, on Saturday, February 2, 2019, […]

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Dmitry Bivol and Maurice Hooker Will Both Be Defending their Belts at Turning Stone Resort Casino

TICKETS ON SALE FOR MARCH 9 WORLD TITLE DOUBLE-HEADER Bivol and Hooker put titles on the line in Turning Stone Tickets for the World title double-header starring Dmitry Bivol and Maurice Hooker defending their belts at Turning Stone Resort Casino on Saturday March 9 live on DAZN in the US and Sky Sports in the […]

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SERGEY KOVALEV CHARGED WITH ALLEGED FELONY ASSAULT ON A WOMAN FROM LAST JUNE

Sergey Kovalev Arrested

By TMZ Los Angeles, CA (January 18th, 2018)– Sergey Kovalev has been charged with felony assault for allegedly punching a woman in the face back in June — but he claims he’s not guilty … TMZ Sports has learned. Here’s what we know … the Russian fighter was arrested in Big Bear, CA on June 9 after a […]

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Alvarez vs. Kovalev 2 Lands at Ford Center In Frisco, TX

Alvarez-Kovalev 2 Lands at Ford Center at The Star Live on ESPN beginning at 10 p.m. ET FRISCO, Texas (Dec. 8, 2018) -Their first fight ended with a dramatic knockout that shook up the Atlantic City Boardwalk. The rematch between Eleider “Storm” Alvarez and Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev will bring two of the light heavyweight division’s […]

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Adonis Stevenson in Intensive Care After a Brutal Knockout by Oleksandr Gvozdyk – Video Highlights

Adonis Stevenson in Intensive Care After a Brutal Knockout by Oleksandr Gvozdyk Quebec, Canada (December 2, 2018)– Adonis Stevenson is in critical condition after suffering a vicious 11th-round knockout at the hands of Oleksandr Gvozdyk in Quebec on Saturday night. Stevenson’s promoter, Yvon Michel, took to his Twitter account to share the news, saying Stevenson’s family wants to “inform […]

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Russian Sledgehammer Umar Salamov Returns to Defend Against Ghana’s Emmanuel “Horse Power” Anim on December 1 in Sochi

Russian Sledgehammer Umar Salamov Returns to Defend Against Ghana’s Emmanuel “Horse Power” Anim on December 1 in Sochi On Saturday, December 1, at the Galaktika Culture Centre in Sochi, Russia, Umar Salamov will defend his Eurasian Boxing Parliament and WBO International Light Heavyweight Championships when he faces once-beaten Emmanuel “Horse Power” Anim in an explosive […]

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Dmitry Bivol Defeats Jean Pascal In Atlantic City

Final Results from Atlantic City:   Dmitry Bivol defeats Jean Pascal       Click for Fight Photos – Credit David Spagnolo/Main Events     (Atlantic City, NJ) – Dmitry Bivol of St. Petersburg, Russia (14-0, 11 KOs) defeated former champion Jean Pascal of Montreal, Canada (33-6-1, 20 KOs) in a hard fought unanimous decision to retain […]

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Dmitry Bivol vs. Jean Pascal Media Day Photos, Video & Weigh-in Videos

  Dmitry Bivol vs. Jean Pascal Media Roundtable Quotes, Photos and Video   Bivol and Pascal Photo Credits: Tom Briglia/Main Events   Click Here for Photos – Credit: Tom Briglia/Main Events Dmitry Bivol Interview Credit: Main Events Jean Pascal Interview Credit: Main Events Dmitry Bivol, WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion   Question: “How does it feel […]

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Dmitry Bivol vs. Jean Pascal Media Conference Call

  Dmitry Bivol vs. Jean Pascal Media Conference Call Recap    Click here for Audio File        KATHY DUVA, President and CEO, Main Events: “Good morning and good afternoon everyone. Main Events could not be happier to be coming back to the Etess Arena at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City. Our […]

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Dmitry Bivol Los Angeles Media Workout Videos & Photos

Dmitry Bivol Hosts Los Angeles Media Workout Ahead of Title Defense Against Jean Pascal on Nov. 24 Dmitry Bivol works with trainer Gennady Mashianov. Photo: Craig Bennett/Main Events Click here for photos – Credit: Craig Bennett/Main Events Click here for video – Credit: Main Events (Santa Monica, Calif.) – WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion Dmitry Bivol (14-0, 11 KOs) […]

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Daniel Jacobs vs. Sergiy Derevyanchenko Video Preview, Press Conference & Weigh-in Videos

JACOBS: I HAVE THE MENTAL EDGE AT THE GARDEN ‘Miracle Man’ says World title experience will tell against Derevyanchenko Brooklyn, NY (October 25th, 2018)– Daniel Jacobs believes his experience in World title action gives him the mental edge over Sergiy Derevyanchenko as they clash for the vacant IBF Middleweight crown at the Hulu Theater at […]

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Dmitry Bivol To Defend WBA Title Against Hard-Hitting Jean Pascal in Atlantic City

Dmitry Bivol To Defend WBA Title Against Hard-Hitting Jean Pascal at the Etess Arena at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City   Saturday, November 24 Televised Live on HBO World Championship Boxing® WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion Dmitry Bivol Photo Credit: David Spagnolo/Main Events (Atlantic City, NJ) – Dmitry Bivol will defend his WBA Light Heavyweight […]

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