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Sergey Kovalev

World cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew with his belt on September 12, 2016
Tony Bellew: 'Andre Ward can't beat me'
Tony Bellew claims that two-weight world champion Andre Ward would not be able to beat him if the American decided to move to cruiserweight.
Feb 9, 13:06
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Andre Ward announces immediate retirement from boxing
Undefeated light-heavyweight champion Andre Ward stuns the boxing world by announcing his retirement at the age of 33.
Sep 21, 19:30
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Who will contest the next Las Vegas super-fight?
With the world middleweight showdown between Saul Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin now in the record books, who will contest the next super-fight to take place in Las Vegas?
Aug 28, 09:55
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Result: Andre Ward stops Sergey Kovalev in eighth round
Andre Ward retains his WBO, WBA and IBF light-heavyweight belts after stopping Sergey Kovalev in the eighth round of their rematch in Las Vegas.
Jun 18, 09:14
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Nathan Cleverly expects rematch with Juergen Braehmer in 2017
WBA 'regular' light-heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly says that he expects a rematch with Juergen Braehmer to be his next fight.
Nov 23, 12:58
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Result: Andre Ward fights back to beat Sergey Kovalev on points in Las Vegas
Andre Ward survives a second-round knockdown to beat Sergey Kovalev on points and claim the Russian's IBF, WBA and WBO light-heavyweight titles.
Nov 20, 09:17
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Sergey Kovalev: 'I will go to war with Andre Ward'
Unified world light-heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev says that he and Andre Ward "will go to war" when they meet in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
Nov 18, 18:24
World cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew with his belt on September 12, 2016
Tony Bellew open to future showdown with Andre Ward
WBC cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew suggests that he would not turn down a chance to face Andre Ward should the American step up to the 200lbs division in the future.
Oct 19, 13:55
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Bernard Hopkins announces plans for final fight
Former two-weight world champion Bernard Hopkins will face Joe Smith in Los Angeles on December 17 in what will be his final fight of a legendary career.
Oct 18, 10:45
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Eddie Hearn confirms Nathan Cleverly, Juergen Braehmer rematch
Promoter Eddie Hearn confirms that there is an agreement for Nathan Cleverly to offer Juergen Braehmer a rematch after he dethroned the WBA light-heavyweight champion.
Oct 2, 14:48
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Nathan Cleverly: 'Juergen Braehmer fight needed to happen'
Nathan Cleverly admits that his clash with WBA light-heavyweight champion Juergen Braehmer has been a long time in the making.
Sep 29, 18:18
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Sky Sports secures rights to screen Sergey Kovalev, Andre Ward showdown
Sky Sports announces that it has secured the rights to screen the highly-anticipated light-heavyweight showdown between Sergey Kovalev and Andre Ward.
Sep 21, 10:52
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Nathan Cleverly: 'Andrzej Fonfara is my toughest fight'
Welsh light-heavyweight Nathan Cleverly feels that his bout with Andrzej Fonfara will be the toughest fight of his career.
Oct 16, 12:07
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Date set for Nathan Cleverly, Andrzej Fonfara clash
Matchroom Sport announces that Welsh light-heavyweight Nathan Cleverly will face Andrzej Fonfara in Chicago on October 16.
Aug 26, 20:13
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Result: Adonis Stevenson eases to points win over Sakio Bika
WBC light-heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson eases to a points victory over Sakio Bika in Quebec City.
Apr 4, 21:58
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Adonis Stevenson eyes Sakio Bika knockout
WBC light-heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson admits that he is eager to become the first man to stop Sakio Bika when they clash in Quebec City on Saturday night.
Apr 4, 15:02
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Sergey Kovalev focused on Jean Pascal encounter
Unified world light-heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev insists that he isn't looking past his upcoming clash with Jean Pascal.
Feb 24, 21:12
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Bernard Hopkins: 'I could return to super-middleweight'
Former world champion Bernard Hopkins reveals that he is considering moving down in weight to compete in the super-middleweight division.
Jan 16, 14:16
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Five fights that need to happen in 2015
Sports Mole suggests five fights that should be made during 2015.
Dec 19, 10:47
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Best fights of 2014
Sports Mole assesses which fights have had fans on the edge of their seats during 2014.
Dec 18, 11:29
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Preview: Nathan Cleverly vs. Tony Bellew II
Sports Mole previews the highly-anticipated rematch between rivals Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew at Liverpool's Echo Arena.
Nov 20, 12:34
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Nathan Cleverly: 'I will answer questions against Tony Bellew'
Nathan Cleverly acknowledges that he must answer questions about his step up to cruiserweight when he faces rival Tony Bellew on Saturday night.
Nov 17, 14:07
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Bernard Hopkins eyes one more fight after loss to Sergey Kovalev
Bernard Hopkins confirms that he is looking to fight one more time after losing his unification bout against Sergey Kovalev on the weekend.
Nov 12, 02:24
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Result: Sergey Kovalev batters Bernard Hopkins to unify light-heavyweight titles
Sergey Kovalev dominates 49-year-old Bernard Hopkins to add the IBF and WBA light-heavyweight belts to his WBO title.
Nov 9, 10:59
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Bernard Hopkins: 'I still have the hunger'
IBF and WBA light-heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins insists that he still has the hunger to compete, despite reaching the age of 49.
Nov 8, 17:55
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Result: Sergey Kovalev sets up Bernard Hopkins clash with Blake Caparello win
WBO light-heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev stops Blake Caparello in two rounds to set up a November clash with IBF title-holder Bernard Hopkins.
Aug 3, 10:53
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Preview: Frankie Gavin, Lucas Browne, Sergey Kovalev
Sports Mole previews some of the biggest fights that are taking place around the world this weekend.
Jul 31, 10:59
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Nathan Cleverly: 'I need time to settle at cruiserweight'
Welshman Nathan Cleverly believes that he will need time to settle in the cruiserweight division before people begin to see the best of him.
May 7, 06:30
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Nathan Cleverly to face Sean Corbin in Cardiff
Welshman Nathan Cleverly will make his cruiserweight debut against Guyana's Sean Corbin in Cardiff on May 17.
Apr 29, 13:18
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Adonis Stevenson eyes Froch, Hopkins
Adonis Stevenson says that his fans want him to fight either Carl Froch or Bernard Hopkins instead of Sergey Kovalev.
Dec 2, 05:39
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Tony Bellew ponders move to cruiserweight
Tony Bellew says that he may move up to cruiserweight following defeat to Adonis Stevenson.
Dec 2, 05:20
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Result: Sergey Kovalev wipes out Ismayl Sillakh
Sergey Kovalev destroys Ismayl Sillakh inside two rounds to successfully defend his WBO light heavyweight title in Quebec.
Dec 1, 04:46
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Can Tony Bellew cause a surprise against Adonis Stevenson?
Sports Mole assesses whether Tony Bellew can cause a surprise against WBC light-heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson in Canada on Saturday night.
Nov 30, 10:06
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Tony Bellew: 'I am Adonis Stevenson's Kryptonite'
Tony Bellew says that he will shock the boxing world by beating Adonish Stevenson for the WBC light-heavyweight title in Quebec on November 30.
Nov 7, 05:31
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Nathan Cleverly confirms cruiserweight return
Nathan Cleverly will return to the ring next month as a cruiserweight against Australia's Daniel Ammann.
Oct 30, 14:09
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Nathan Cleverly: 'I want rematch with Sergey Kovalev'
Former WBO light-heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly insists that he is eager to secure a rematch with Russian Sergey Kovalev.
Oct 4, 07:17
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Adonis Stevenson: "I've beaten two great champions"
WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson says that he is willing to fight Sergey Kovalev, although he must first overcome mandatory challenger Tony Bellew.
Sep 29, 04:25
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Nathan Cleverly ends retirement talk
British light-heavyweight Nathan Cleverly insists that he will not retire from boxing after losing to Sergey Kovalev last month.
Sep 19, 14:09
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Should Nathan Cleverly consider his future after Sergey Kovalev loss?
After his crushing stoppage defeat to Sergey Kovalev at the weekend, should Nathan Cleverly consider his future in boxing? Sports Mole investigates.
Aug 20, 12:13
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Who will be Britain's next World Champion?
Sports Mole looks at five fighters looking to follow Darren Barker and become Britain's next world champion.
Aug 19, 10:59

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Olympic medal table header
CountryGold medalSilver MedalBronze MedalT
ChinaChina157931
JapanJapan154625
United StatesUnited States14141038
Olympics flagOlympic Athletes from Russia811928
AustraliaAustralia821020
Great BritainGreat Britain57618
Today's Olympic highlights header

Thursday's key events


ROWING
· Comeback queen and super-mum Helen Glover goes for her third Olympic gold alongside Polly Swann in the women's pair final (1.30am)
· There is also a medal on offer for GB pair Emily Craig and Imogen Grant in the lightweight women's double scull final (2.10am)

SWIMMING
· As second-fastest qualifier for the final, Team GB's James Wilby is among the medal contenders in the men's 200m breaststroke (2.44am)
· Alys Thomas takes part in the women's 200m butterfly final, although he faces a difficult task to challenge for the medals (3.28am)
· Caeleb Dressel of the USA has been touted by some as the successor to Michael Phelps, and he has the chance to notch up a fourth Olympic gold in the men's 100m freestyle final (3.37am)

RUGBY SEVENS
· After Team GB's men narrowly missed out on a medal, the women get their campaign underway against the Russian Olympic Committee (3am) and New Zealand (10.30am)

HOCKEY
· It is a Great Britain vs. Netherlands double-header, with the men up first in Pool B (4.15am)
· Most eyes will be on the women's showdown between the two nations, though, as Netherlands - the world's best team - look to gain revenge on GB for defeat in the 2016 Olympic final (11am)

CANOE SLALOM
· Mallory Franklin takes part in the women's canoe semi-final, and will hope to do enough to qualify for the final later in the day (6am-8.45am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· With Simone Biles now out of the women's all-around final, the competition has been blown wide open. Team GB twins Jessica and Jennifer Gadirova are among those taking part (11.50am-2.05pm)

> Today's schedule in full
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