UCN Week in Review – #KovalevWard is On & #UCNinBigBear
A few weeks ago, after Andre Ward was a no-show for what was supposed to be the opening press conference announcing #KovalevWard, UCN’s Steve Kim appropriately asked “We have a fight…right?”
As we readied ourselves for a Saturday full of NFL pre-season action, Steve answered his own question.
You can all book ur flights and hotel rooms now…
— Steve Kim (@steveucnlive) August 27, 2016
A few hours later, Krusher (or his social media team) took to Twitter to announce that tickets were on sale Friday for the highly-anticipated November 19th fight with Andre Ward at the T-Mobile Arena in Vegas:
— Sergey Kovalev (@KrusherKovalev) August 27, 2016
Welcome news to close out the week, which opened with the UCN crew up in Big Bear cover Gennady “GGG” Glolovkin’s open media day with a few hours alone with the champion in the early morning hours.
— Ben Churchill (@benjchurchill) August 26, 2016
— Mike Moss (@MikeSimonMoss) August 23, 2016
Golovkin vs. The Media pic.twitter.com/kkJRtp9sZR
— Ben Churchill (@benjchurchill) August 24, 2016
In between, the exceptional writing and videos you have come to accustomed to at the Undisputed Champion Network.
Articles of the Week
From amateur to pro, the Olympics don’t tell the whole story – Rian Scalia rounds out his exceptional Olympic boxing coverage with the transition to the pro game.
Let the real games begin – Steve Kim previews the careers of, and promoters vying for, Olympic boxers.
Outside the ropes, Aug. 26, 2016 – Boxing Don Dinkins and his usual smartly and snarky delivered takes.
It’s ‘a bout’ to happen – Billy Tibbs takes a look fights that we are wishing are on the horizon.
Not going out like that – The Professor Marty Mulcahey on the not-so-happy endings of several boxing legends.
Videos of the Week
Baca Talks to Chocolatito
10 Count on 2016 FOTY Early Candidates
Baca Talks to Abel Sanchez
Fight Photos of the Week
PBC on Spike – Old Dogs Get Tricked