In a division in which a lineal champion hasn’t lived up to his potential, at least we’re getting premium consolation in Sergey Kovalev vs. Eleider Alvarez.
Tags: Abror Tursunpulatov, Andre Ward, Atlantic City, boxing, Editorial, Egis Klimas, Eleider Alvarez, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, HBO, Kathy Duva, Kovalev-Alvarez, Main Events, Michael Baca II, Mike Baca II, New Jersey, op-ed, opinion, preview, Sergey Kovalev, WBO light heavyweight titlist
Undefeated featherweight prospect Shakur Stevenson may only be six fights into his pro career but he believes he’s ready for bigger and better challenges.
Tags: Andre Ward, Bob Arum, boxing, Brad Goodman, Bruce Trampler, Editorial, James Prince, op-ed, opinion, Shakur Stevenson, steve kim, Top Rank
Undefeated featherweight prospect Shakur Stevenson will further acclimate to the pro game tonight, as he kicks off his 2018, on ESPN. Steve Kim reports.
Tags: Andre Ward, boxing, Carl Moretti, ESPN, Grand Sierra Resort and Casino, James Prince, Juan Tapia, Nevada, preview, Reno, Shakur Stevenson, steve kim, Top Rank, Top Rank Boxing on ESPN, Vasyl Lomachenko
It’s that time of year, UCNation! ‘The Professor’ Mad Marty Mulcahey owns up to his predictions for 2017’s champions and rising contenders.
Tags: 2018, 2047, Adonis Stevenson, Andre Ward, Anthony Joshua, Badou Jack, Billy Joe Saunders, boxing, cruiserweight, David Benavidez, Editorial, Gennady Golovkin, heavyweight, James DeGale, Joseph Parker, light heavyweight, Maciej Sulecki, Mairis Briedis, Martin Mulcahey, Marty Mulcahey, middleweight, Oleksandr Gvozdyk, Oleksandr Usyk, op-ed, opinion, Oscar Rivas, preview, Preview Review, review, super middleweight, Tony Bellew
In a Q&A with UCNLive.com’s Bill Tibbs, Orlando Salido’s manager Sean Gibbons reveals why his charge insists he’s fully capable of fighting again in 2018.
Tags: Andre Ward, Bill Tibbs, boxing, December 9, HBO, Las Vegas, Mandalay Bay Events Center, Miguel Roman, Nevada, Orlando Salido, Q and A, Q&A, Recap, results, review, Roman-Salido, Sean Gibbons, VADA, Voluntary Anti-Doping Association
On Saturday night, Sergey Kovalev Krush Grooved Vyacheslav Shabrankyy and proved his jam was still def at 175 pounds. Steve Kim reports.
Tags: Adonis Stevenson, Andre Ward, boxing, Gamboa-Sosa, HBO, Jason Sosa, Kathy Duva, Kovalev-Shabranskyy, Madison Square Garden, Madison Square Garden Theater, Main Events, Max Kellerman, New York City, Recap, results, Roy Jones Jr., Sergey Kovalev, steve kim, The Theater, vacant WBO light heavyweight title, Vyacheslav Shabranskyy, WBC light heavyweight title, Yuriorkis Gamboa
Tonight, will the calm, collected and quiet approach help 175-pound contender Vyacheslav Shabranskyy defeat former unified titlist Sergey Kovalev?
Tags: Andre Ward, boxing, Edgar Jasso, HBO, John David Jackson, Kovalev-Shabranskyy, Manny Robles, Manuel Robles, Michael Baca II, Mike Baca II, preview, Sergey Kovalev, Shabranskyy-Kovalev, vacant WBO light heavyweight title, Vyacheslav Shabranskyy
A year after losing his light heavyweight championship, does Sergey Kovalev have what it takes to rule the 175-pound division once again? Steve Kim reports.
Tags: Abror Tursunpulatov, Andre Ward, Arturo Gatti, boxing, Evander Holyfield, HBO, John David Jackson, Kathy Duva, Kovalev-Shabranskyy, Madison Square Garden, Madison Square Garden Theater, Main Events, New York City, preview, Sergey Kovalev, Shabranskyy-Kovalev, Sports Illustrated, steve kim, The Theater, vacant WBO light heavyweight title, Vyacheslav Shabranskyy, Ward-Kovalev I, Ward-Kovalev II
Undefeated middleweight contender Luis Arias isn’t just ready for former title challenger Daniel Jacobs on Sarurday; he believes he can beat him handily.
Tags: Andre Ward, Arias-Jacobs, Billy Joe Saunders, boxing, Daniel Jacobs, Danny Jacobs, David Lemieux, Demetrius Andrade, Gennady Golovkin, HBO, Jacobs-Arias, Luis Arias, Matchroom Boxing, middleweight, Nassau Coliseum, preview, RocNation Sports, Saul Alvarez, steve kim
Cold, delicious, citrus malt beverages be damned, Steve Kim still had the strength to sum up last weekend’s boxing action.
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Ray “Boom Boom” Manciniand Steve Kim in UCN's "Gloves Off"
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