Fedosov to become new opponent for Usyk?
 
Andrew Karlov
Aug. 22, 2019, 1:25 p.m.

Andrey Fedosov (31-3, 25 KOs) is likely to become a new opponent for Oleksandr Usyk (16-0, 12 KOs), who makes his heavyweight debut on October 12 in Chicago on the evening of Matchroom Boxing. Previously, Cameroonian Carlos Takam was considered for this role.

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Yarde complains on lost baggage and absence of hot water in the hotel
 
Andrew Karlov
Aug. 21, 2019, 11:13 p.m.

Anthony Yarde (18-0, 17 KOs) felt that the fight on road is. On Saturday in Chelyabinsk Yarde will face WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (33-3-1, 28 KOs). Yarde is in Russia for a few days, and from the outset strange failures pursue him. First it was lost baggage and then in the shower rooms of the hotel there was no hot water.

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Kovalev and Yarde meet at a presser (photos + video)
 
Andrew Karlov
Aug. 21, 2019, 7:18 p.m.

On Saturday in Chelyabinsk WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (33-3-1, 28 KOs) will face Anthony Yarde (18-0, 17 KOs), the official challenger for the belt of World Boxing Organization. For Kovalev this will be the first defense of the title he regained in February after winning in the rematch with Eleider Álvarez. For the British it is the first opportunity in his career to win a world championship belt.

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Ukrainian heavyweight to headline boxing night in Poland
 
Andrew Karlov
Aug. 21, 2019, 1:10 p.m.

Ukrainian heavyweight Volodymyr Katsuk (3-0) will perform in the main event of the evening on August 31 in Kałuszyn, Poland. The opponent of the 31-year-old Odessa native, living in Warsaw at the moment, will be the local boxer Mateusz Tselepala (1-0, 1 KO). Katsuk was awarded with such an honor due to several injuries of the Polish boxers, which were originally planned in the main bouts of the evening.

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Berchelt to defend on November 2 against Sosa?
 
Andrew Karlov
Aug. 20, 2019, 5:59 p.m.

On November 2 in Los Angeles WBC featherweight champion Miguel Berchelt (36-1, 32 KO's) may hold a defense of his title in the fight against Jason Sosa (23-3-4, 16 KOs). Negotiations on this fight are nearing completion.

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Takam refuses to face Usyk?
 
Andrew Karlov
Aug. 20, 2019, 3:55 p.m.

It seems that Oleksandr Usyk (16-0, 12 KOs) will have to find a new opponent on Oct. 12 in Chicago, where the 32-year-old Ukrainian to make his heavyweight debut. Probably Carlos Takam (36-5-1, 28 KOs) is no longer Usyk's opponent.

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Wilder vs Ortiz rematch to be held no later than November
 
Andrew Karlov
Aug. 19, 2019, 11:17 a.m.

The rematch between Deontay Wilder (41-0-1, 40 KOs) and Luis Ortiz (31-1, 26 KOs) should be held no later than the end of November. These terms are required by a contract that Wilder signed for the second bout with  Tyson Fury (28-0-1, 20 KOs). The Englishman and the American have entered into an agreement under which their rematch should be held on February 22. The bout will take place within the paid broadcast on TV channels ESPN and FOX.

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Beterbiev vs Gvozdyk on October 18 officially
 
Andrew Karlov
Aug. 17, 2019, 11:53 p.m.

The bout between WBC light heavyweight champion Oleksandr Gvozdyk (17-0, 14 KOs) and IBF belt holder Arthur Beterbiev (14-0, 14 KOs) has been officially confirmed. The fight will take placce on October 18 and will become the main event of the evening in Philadelphia at Liacouras Center arena. The evening of boxing will take place on ESPN and ESPN Deportes.

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Ruiz Coach to Joshua: Lucky punch four times?
 
Andrew Karlov
Aug. 17, 2019, 9:16 p.m.

Manny Robles the coach of Andy Ruiz Jr. (33-1, 22 KOs) commented on the controversial statement of Anthony Joshua (22-1, 21 KOs), who stated that he had lost to Ruiz in June by 'a lucky punch sent by the gods.'

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The Last Round Podcast: Bonus Show (from Navarette vs. De Vaca) - WBO champ Jamel Herring
 
Andrew Karlov
Aug. 17, 2019, 10:59 a.m.

Bonus show on location from the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles, CA., for Navarrete vs. De Vaca on the latest edition of Top Rank Boxing on ESPN. 130 pound world champion Jamel Herring jumps on the show to give his immediate reaction to the fights, other world champs in his division, and the difficulties in making big fights, speaks on Tank Davis, Tevin Farmer, Joseph Diaz, Andrew Cancio, and more.

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