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CurlyQ.Howard

“Kovalev would out-box all these guys and knock them all out… Hopkins would get stopped very early. Stevenson gets stopped in 5 or less.

The thing about Kovalev is, he’s a great puncher who has a great jab. Before he knocked him out in 4 minutes, he hit Sillakh with 5 straight jabs to the abs and made him miss every counter. Facing a guy Roy Jones touted as a great young boxer, that was interesting.

Meanwhile Stevenson and Hopkins were fighting Cleverly’s victims as their so-called mandatories.” This.

Posted January 11, 2014 4:01 pm 


Anonymous

Tark, we don’t knox if Sillakh is better than Cleverly victims,we know he’s fragile with chinna chin though.

Posted January 7, 2014 10:30 am 


TARK

Kovalev would out-box all these guys and knock them all out… Hopkins would get stopped very early. Stevenson gets stopped in 5 or less.

The thing about Kovalev is, he’s a great puncher who has a great jab. Before he knocked him out in 4 minutes, he hit Sillakh with 5 straight jabs to the abs and made him miss every counter. Facing a guy Roy Jones touted as a great young boxer, that was interesting.

Meanwhile Stevenson and Hopkins were fighting Cleverly’s victims as their so-called mandatories.

Posted January 7, 2014 3:22 am 


rjhill

In a twelve rounder anything can happen.Fighter tiring out,,then get outboxed for the points victory,but if kovelov fought bhop the older kingpin would surely have to do his work mid to late rounds if he could withstand the Rusians shots.stevenson who knows?shuminov most likely the same scenario as Hopkins.

Posted January 6, 2014 8:52 pm 


Anonymous

in todays boxing the best wont fight the best. full stop.

Posted January 6, 2014 12:22 pm 


Kellerman

…”You want to go on vacation… You want Hopkins… You want Froch… Kovalev is the guy everyone wants you to fight and it sounds like he’s your 4th option.”

Posted January 6, 2014 4:13 am 


TARK

Stevenson never said he wanted Kovalev… When asked repeatedly about the fight he said he wanted Hopkins or Froch… He said he’d fight Kovalev “if the money is right.”

In Boxing terms that means, “I’m not interested in the fight everyone wants to see. I’d rather fight guys who will make me less money, but won’t knock me out cold.”

Posted January 6, 2014 2:19 am 


Fight Aficionado

If Stevenson indeed wants the fight it’ll happen. Both are HBO fighters who were put on the same card to hype up the matchup. Kovalev repeatedly called out Stevenson after his fight while Stevenson reluctantly said he’d do it when prodded on the issue. If it doesn’t happen you know why.

Posted January 5, 2014 11:37 pm 


blackbert

Stevenson said that he wants that fight, so stop trying to make Kovalev out to be more than he is without earning it.

Posted January 5, 2014 8:07 pm 


anonymous

yeah man love u

Posted January 5, 2014 4:24 pm 


pride

Blame Golden Boy for the network cold war. They want to lock in ONE channel if they can’t dominate both. Promoters across the board were complaining about GB when HBO was strangled by them (anyone remember Lampley an company flat out admitting on air why a then-nobody like Gary Russell Jr. was being allowed to fight an eight-rounder on the televised broadcast for Berto-Zaveck. When the hell has an EIGHT ROUNDER been on HBO’s MAIN BROADCAST before? Maybe you’d see that on HBO Espanol feature, but that would be it. Oscar De La Hoya admires the UFC because they are ONE COMPANY who controls most everything going on in one sport, and they are hoping foolishly to try and create something just like that. Top Rank, Main Events, Goosen, and all the other will not laid down and die, so they really to dump that mentality.

Posted January 5, 2014 4:19 pm 


pride

As I a pretty tired of the Chicago hype job Fonfara (who among other things won a pretty dodgy TKO of Karpency, who seemed to take a dive, then seemed to KO Campillo in a fight he was clearly losing), I would LOVE to see Kovalev give the phony a title shot to expose how undeserved his last few wins were. If he lasts longer than Sillakh, I would be shocked, but there is no universe where Fonfara gets anything but KTFO by Kovalev if the fight happened. Good stay busy fight as Stevenson runs out of excuses.

Posted January 5, 2014 4:11 pm 


Anonymous

that sewer rat popkins gag sure upset you leroy.

Posted January 5, 2014 4:10 pm 


jammo

@anonymous ya mum loves my big 1 hoooo hooo yes

Posted January 5, 2014 4:00 pm 


Anonymous

a spook and a cross breed,shame.

Posted January 5, 2014 3:44 pm 


jammo

@anonymous I got sick of you on here so am just gonna keep writing stupid comments on purpose aimed at you

Posted January 5, 2014 11:59 am 


jammo

@anonymous no 1 on here knows me anyway so gogoogogoggoogogo

Posted January 5, 2014 11:56 am 


Anonymous

jammo

You’ve just proved you have the mind of a school kid. Well done :)

Feel free to continue making yourself look an idiot. You’re doing a great job.

Posted January 5, 2014 11:14 am 


Lenin

“Kovalev’s chances of getting any of those guys in the ring in 2014 are remote at best. Hopkins is a Showtime fighter, whereas Kovalev fights on HBO.” THIS is exactly what is wrong wiith boxing nowadays. It’s either the wrong management or the wrong channel that is blocking great fights. Nowadays, Ali would have never fought Frazier or Foreman because either they would have had the wrong management or the wrong tv channel contract. This bs is killing boxing.

Posted January 5, 2014 11:00 am 


Anonymous

just as i thought a SPOOK.

Posted January 5, 2014 8:32 am 


jammo

@anonymous whos ya daddy haha

Posted January 5, 2014 8:00 am 


Anonymous

is that a spook name by chance.

Posted January 5, 2014 7:39 am 


jammo

@anonymous I bet your really getting to bhop calling him a sewer rat a nobody like you who sucks calling a lightheavyweight champ a rat haha you really are a scumbag.

Posted January 5, 2014 7:24 am 


jammo

all hail kovalov for anonymous whoooo

Posted January 5, 2014 7:21 am 


jammo

@anonymous why don’t you ask kovalev out on a date.

Posted January 5, 2014 7:20 am 


jammo

@anonymous why do I still like making love to you mum I just do, because not every 1 has the same opinion as you.ok now as that answerd your question

Posted January 5, 2014 7:19 am 


Anonymous

why do people still mention that sewer rat hopkins.

Posted January 5, 2014 7:08 am 


jammo

@anonymous put your mother in a strait jacket an let me fondlicate nice an easy hoooo haaaaaaaaaaaaa

Posted January 5, 2014 4:31 am 


Will

There are no enticing names in the WBO rankings other than Pascal, Bute and Fonafara and Kovalev won’t get any of those guys in the ring with him.

Team Stevenson are already on the verge of poaching Fonfara. How the heck is Fonfara a more fan pleasing fight for the Canadians than Kovalev? Stevenson’s terrified.

Posted January 5, 2014 12:59 am 


Fight Aficionado

Sounds like the ducking of Kovalev will continue. Stevenson’s in flight now.

Posted January 4, 2014 9:47 pm 


old guy

Kovalev needs to lose a fight before he can get a fight with Stevenson or Hopkins, and maybe not even then.

Posted January 4, 2014 9:12 pm 


Anonymous

Kovalev-Stevenson won’t happen any sooner than Golovkin-Martinez.

Stevenson has one thing in common with Kovalev’s last opponent Sillakh… He’s been KTFO in his only loss and has a suspect chin. Of course he’s not as fast and can’t box as well as Sillakh.

Posted January 4, 2014 5:55 pm 


jammo my toe

OUCH !!

Posted January 4, 2014 5:13 pm 


Gonzo the Dragonborn

50 years in the game and still going strong. Absolutely incredible!

youtube.com/watch?v=_S0rQyvj2VY

youtube.com/watch?v=7DmFDjhNHLE

youtube.com/watch?v=GSYBWvDK51g

Posted January 4, 2014 4:59 pm 


scottyboy

I can’t help get but get excited for Kovalev. He is the real deal at LH and Stevenson and Hopkins both know it.

Posted January 4, 2014 4:45 pm 


Anonymous

Anonymous

@anonymous who asked you for your opinion unless people agree with you an your stupid comments you spit your dummy out.h as ward beat better opponants than kov answer yes me 1 you 0. did a journeyman darnell boone in there 1st fight give him a vey close fight answer yes me 2 you 0.did he draw a fight despite not fighting any great fighters answer yes me 3 you nil.

Jezz is that your best reply??? Are you a school kid?? What a pathetic response.

You total fooking idiot.

Posted January 4, 2014 4:39 pm 


anonymous

Im sorry guys im hurt and my pride is boiling over because the white man is beating up the black boy.

It hurts me and I cry when I see a real man beat down my peoples.

Im not intelligence enufs to knows thats im’s a bigoted rascist,
Lease forgives me’s.

Posted January 4, 2014 2:48 pm 


Turb0-H@mster..

What the hell kind of pimp was Stevenson? He is just going to let Kovalev walk in ram one of his girls right up her choccy slot, wipe his d1ck on the curtains and then walk out without paying?

Posted January 4, 2014 2:47 pm 


drx

Kovalev vs stevenson, ward or hopkins are the fights everybody wants to see.
Make them happen!!

Posted January 4, 2014 12:47 pm 


skinnysteve

ward can pray to his plastic jesus all he wants it wont save his ugly butt

Posted January 4, 2014 11:43 am 


Martin

Actually Glen Johnson might not be a bad fight for Kovalev, just because he’s so durable, and Kovalev needs to get the rounds in (he finishes people off so quickly that he never has his stamina tested). I don’t think it would be good for Johnson to take all those heavy headshots though.

As for Boone, he knocked Ward down, and KO’d Stevenson, but go check out what Kovalev did to him in the rematch.

Posted January 4, 2014 11:41 am 


skinnysteve

when ward fought boone he was down and crying real tears in the center of the ring

Posted January 4, 2014 11:33 am 


jammo

ward will school kovalev an he will think hes in with a better version of what darnel boone was the 1st time he fought darnel hahahhahhahahaha anonymous is a clown goo goo gagagaggag

Posted January 4, 2014 11:07 am 


jammo

@anonymous you are a fool.

Posted January 4, 2014 11:05 am 


Anonymous

@anonymous who asked you for your opinion unless people agree with you an your stupid comments you spit your dummy out.h as ward beat better opponants than kov answer yes me 1 you 0. did a journeyman darnell boone in there 1st fight give him a vey close fight answer yes me 2 you 0.did he draw a fight despite not fighting any great fighters answer yes me 3 you nil.

Posted January 4, 2014 11:04 am 


Anonymous

jammo you haven’t a got single clue what you are talking about.

Posted January 4, 2014 10:44 am 


jammo

kovalev reminds me so much of dennis lebedev very damgerous puncher but far from invicible. an he will get beat by a skilled boxer with a good defence.an that man is andre ward also glen Johnson would be intresting as despite glen not being at his best he is still as tough as teak an would test kov over a long figh.t sort of a learning fight for kov.jean pascal is also very tough an has good handspeed an would be by far kovs best opponent to date despite people saying kov will destroy any 1 he still hasn’t proved it.

Posted January 4, 2014 9:40 am 


Martin

Kovalev is going to be the most avoided man in boxing for at least the next couple of years. Even if Hopkins didn’t have the HBO/Showtime excuse, he’d find others, since there’s no way he’s going to risk ending his career getting KTFO by “a white boy” (which is what would happen). Stevenson will avoid him for as long as possible, as will Pascal, Bute, Dawson et al., and none of them have a realistic chance against him.

For my money the only person who has a real chance against Kovalev is Ward (who fought at 175 as an amateur and has already cleaned out 168), but my feeling is that he is far too attached to his “0″ to risk it. Instead, what we will hear is excuses, excuses and more excuses.

Posted January 4, 2014 9:03 am 


Anonymous

on top of it all he is an horrible man who after knocking out the glass chin salikha thought he had just beat a prime sugar ray robinson by his reaction an made fun of salikha who was on the floor out cold. I cant wait to see kov sparked.

Posted January 4, 2014 8:25 am 


Anonymous

kov a hype job like lacy was.

Posted January 4, 2014 8:22 am 


Anonymous

who has kov beat despite not fighting any top fighters he already has a draw.on his record. an a close split decision ova journeyman darnell boone.

Posted January 4, 2014 8:22 am 


dwc

Its easier to find a cure for cancer in your garage…then make some of these fights.To much bussiness to many deals,contracts,belts,promoters not working together..so forth.

Posted January 4, 2014 8:12 am 


yo

kovalev aint even soon to be p4p top 3

Posted January 4, 2014 8:08 am 


WHAT!?!

Yo – “SOON” is the keyword. Kovalev, “SOON” to be No.1 P4P. Learn to read. I’ll even go as far as saying that Kovalev, GGG, Lomanchenko will be the 1,2,3 P4P within 3 years.

Posted January 4, 2014 7:25 am 


Adonis is Scared

Adonis has a glass chin and will get blasted out the second Kovalev connects, sheeit even Tony Bellew had Adonis rocked on several occasions.

Posted January 4, 2014 6:30 am 


spartacrust

This is why the LH division is awful, all the so called champs are too scared to mix it up with eachother, people love to see unification fights and see a true champion come out on top, there should be a super six tournament in all division, and whatever champ don’t take part for whatever reason should be stripped…too many damn promoters and governing bodies. Boxing is a business today instead of a sport.

Posted January 4, 2014 5:44 am 


yo

darnell boone knocked out Stevenson an in there 1st fight took kovalev to a split decision in there 1st fight. beating nathen cleverly an glass chin silikha does not make you a great fighter. same goes for Stevenson he beat a washed up chad dawson an tony bellew wow like.both very exiting but don’t at this time say there unbeatable an put them above ward.

Posted January 4, 2014 5:13 am 


yo

kovalev no1 p4p u must be tripping who has he beat.

Posted January 4, 2014 5:07 am 


WHAT!?!

Kovalev the No.1 LHW and soon to be the No.1 P4P.

Posted January 4, 2014 4:25 am 


Thurmal Underwear

adonis. does. not. want. it.

Posted January 4, 2014 2:11 am 


HHHHHHHHHHHLondon

Groves ain’t Amir Khan.

We’ve seen Groves get back up off the canvas and win fights.

We all know Froch was rescued, hence them going for a no-mark in Chavez for his next outing.

Posted January 4, 2014 1:23 am 


lefhook

Now I’m off to bed before the bold HH see’s that post lol

Posted January 4, 2014 12:48 am 


lefhook

Drive by.. That’s kinda how I saw things m8

Posted January 4, 2014 12:47 am 


Drive by Portsmouth UK

The ref saw what was happening in the Froch v Groves fight, he saw what was happening , Groves was getting beat up, eyes rolling, the ref saw it and stopped it, Groves was going to get decked heavily which in hindsight could of shortened his Boxing career, or even finished it, so it was ok for Groves to get stopped at that point in the fight, forget it was a World title fight, it was a fight, he was just about to knocked out in a concussive way.

Posted January 4, 2014 12:43 am 


Farmboxer

Stevenson does not want to fight Kovalev……………..Kovalev was Hopkins’ mandatory, but Hopkins refused to fight him so Kovalev knocked out Cleverly for the WBO title. Hopkins said he would never fight Kovalev or Stevenson. SOB Ward does not want to fight them either, even in his home town with his personal referee, judges, boxing commission, commentators, etc…………..

Posted January 4, 2014 12:36 am 


lefhook

HHH.. Yip Foster the cheating cnt done him outta a clean KO

Posted January 4, 2014 12:32 am 


HHHHHHHHHHLondon

Lefthook,

We all know why Froch weren’t cheered out the ring a hero….

Posted January 4, 2014 12:27 am 


lefhook

They’ll make the fight. Telling u its not a smart move for Groves imo. Remember Froch never stopped the fight and was maybe 5 seconds away from getting cheered out the ring a hero for comeback of the year.

Posted January 4, 2014 12:26 am 


HHHHHHHLondon

Lefthook,

It was a world title fight, Groves hadn’t taken a knee, knocked down or on the ropes gettin a beating and the stoppage was a disgrace.

In a world title fight?

IF Froch is odds on to beat him in a rematch, then why don’t they make the fight?

It’ll sell more than Chavez Jnr.

Posted January 4, 2014 12:13 am 


lefhook

HH.. Froch made a horrendous mistake crossing his feet like that in the middle of an exchange center ring. Now that was as heavy a knockdown as you’ll see. All I’m saying is credit where its due that takes some coming back from. Lets also be realistic here, there’s a good chance Froch was putting Groves to sleep in that round. Turn Jim Watts commentary off and its a totally different thing to look at. I agree it was premature to say the least but imo it was ending with Groves getting stopped by a proven finisher.

Posted January 4, 2014 12:01 am 


HHHHHLondon

Lefthook, I think Groves doesn’t make that same mistake again.

If Booth had been Groves corner, we wouldn’t be having this conversation I don’t think and Froch would be retired.

Groves sticking Froch on his ass and then winning every round up until that bent stoppage will have most fighters avoiding him.

Froch promised the rematch on the apron, then changed his tune a day later and has come across as a tnuc ever since.

Chavez Jnr …. ????????

This is as bad as Floyd/Khan!

Posted January 3, 2014 11:52 pm 


lefhook

HH…I’d go for a softer champion if I was matching Groves, I like him but Froch wont make those crazy mistakes next time. Groves looked after proper could be around for years. Stick him in with Ward of Froch now and he gets stopped and it might be curtains. Right now I’d take Froch all day long in an immediate rematch. Groves couldn’t get him outta there when he had him gone last time. They have plenty time with him.

Posted January 3, 2014 11:41 pm 


lefhook

nnn

Posted January 3, 2014 11:35 pm 


HHLondon

Lefthook, sounds like you’re still writing Groves off.

The ref was a disgrace and rescued Froch. Groves weren’t on the ropes, on his ass or on queer street.

Always been a Froch fan as he’s an old skool British fighter and I honestly believe Groves is the cut from the same mold.

But it’s down to Froch which way he wants to be remembered.

Posted January 3, 2014 11:26 pm 


lefhook

Crawford?? he’ll get sent home with a arse skelping just like Howard Davis got back in the day

Posted January 3, 2014 11:22 pm 


lefhook

Burns ya bampots Ricky Burns lol

Posted January 3, 2014 11:20 pm 


badger

great to watch kovalev vs Adonis.

Posted January 3, 2014 11:15 pm 


lefhook

HH… No m8 been back a while lol. Froch done well to stay in the fight after getting caught square like that. Groves has surprised me since Degale, I honestly thought he was an accident waiting to happen. I reckon he was getting stopped properly 5-10 seconds latter in the round mind you. I cant think of anyone else in the division that would have came back from that first round. Groves should have jumped all over him. Might be the only chance he ever gets

Posted January 3, 2014 11:14 pm 


HHLondon

Probably working the big mega Cleverly/Enzo fight for next year at Cardiff Arms Paaaaaaarc!

Posted January 3, 2014 11:03 pm 


MJames

Rematch with Nathan “No Punch Power” Cleverly? Hey, Nathan has moved up to cruiserweight. Except he has no power. He makes Malignaggi look like a KO artist.

Posted January 3, 2014 10:59 pm 


HHHLondon

Lefthook, The bravest jam tart north of the wall! ;-)

Very well thanks mate!

Good to see you’re not lumbered the other side of the other wall!

The Froch/Groves fight is still a sickener for me and the ref wants looking into!

Miles ahead, no knee, no count and just a bent ref …. then to rub it in, Froch goes bandy for the rematch??????????????

Froch’s done everything right up to that fight, but if he wants to go fight a fat Mexican in Vegas instead of a multi-million pound fight the British fans want and deserve, then he can kiss goodbye to any legacy.

Go out on your shield and earn the stripes like everyone else did!

Posted January 3, 2014 10:52 pm 


lefhook

HH.. Happy new year bud, hows things m8. What did u make of Froch-Groves m8?

Posted January 3, 2014 10:40 pm 


lefhook

test

Posted January 3, 2014 10:38 pm 


shaolinwarriormark

Beibut is fighting hopkins.adonis wants froch or winner of pascal bute.everyone will avoid kovalev except golovkin in which golovkin beat up on kovalev in sparring several times.so we are at a stand still

Posted January 3, 2014 10:25 pm 


Pratt

Adonis and Bernard will avoid this white boy. Cause this boy can punch and KO you. But I bet you Beibut fights him. That will be a slam fest.

Posted January 3, 2014 10:12 pm 


HHLondon

I’d rather watch Kovalev and Stevenson fight in a couple more fights and see them defend and build their unification a bit down the line.

These are two big real champs and the fight should be built up correctly because no one’s beating either of them.

Posted January 3, 2014 10:10 pm 


Hidalgo

Adonis will have to win convincingly or he’ll get robbed.

Posted January 3, 2014 10:04 pm 


EZ E

Looking forward to this unification. The fans deserve this one, make it happen!!

Posted January 3, 2014 9:50 pm 



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