Andre Ward scored an eighth-round technical knockout over Russia's Sergei Kovalev to defend his three light-heavyweight titles. I don't have anything on the books right now for a cruiserweight fight, a heavyweight fight.
And Ward emphasized that he was dealing with as much remorse as Kovalev was.
At the moment when the fight ended, two of the judges were giving the point advantage to Ward 67-66, while the third one said that Kovalev had more landed punches, 68-65.
But on Saturday night, Ward was actually a better fighter that he had even been before - and even before, he was pretty good.
When Kovalev came to the podium, he commented "You saw everything". Hes not used to someone pushing the action..
Kovalev knocked down Ward and felt his pressure was enough to win, while Ward believes he adjusted and pushed the Russian slugger back and captured the majority of the later rounds to pull off the victory. Ward's final flurry included several borderline shots and Weeks should have given Kovalev a standing count rather than waved it off.
This time, however, Ward sought to erase doubts regarding the legitimacy of his first win by intelligently boxingKovalev before wearing him down with shots to the body. For him it was like fighting a heavy bag.. But the shots forced Kovalev to bend over, and he looked spent, so Weeks jumped in and waved off the fight at 2 minutes, 29 seconds. Both went into the fight with an otherworldly amount of hype but with many criticizing both for being untested by boxers of a similar skill ceiling. Then came the confirmation Wednesday that Floyd Mayweather will indeed meet Conor McGregor on August 26.
"The people who are going to buy our fight are still going to buy it and come out", Ward said. "I knew I had him hurt. It is what it is". The match-up is fascinating; Ward exploited his speed advantage vs Kovalev, but Stevenson's quicker than Sergey.
The Cuban retains his World Boxing Association title and said afterward, as one of the sport's most avoided fighters, that he'd be willing to meet either former super-flyweight world champion Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez or super-featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko in a catch-weight bout.
Yormark said he would give Wardtime to enjoy the win and then look for the biggest fight available.
"When I see his face I want to bash him", Kovalev said. "It would have to be against the right guy but I don't put a limit as to what I'm capable of".
Ward (31-0, 15 knockouts) isn't about to invite Kovalev over for dinner, either. Kovalev said he was gassed because he over-trained.
"I've been through adversity in and out of the ring", Ward said. I have to see if it makes sense. HBO will replay the pay-per-view fight next Saturday beginning at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
"I don't know, I can't explain it", Kovalev said. And, if you choose to make a defense for Kovalev's plodding battle plan, there were definitely the low blows. In the seventh round Ward outlanded Kovalev in a close round. I knew he was hurt. "I was winning the round, and he waited for after the bell to throw a punch when I dropped my hands down".
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