• Kovalev: I've signed for Ward rematch
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    Kovalev: I've signed for Ward rematch

    Sergey Kovalev has revealed he has signed an agreement for a rematch with WBA Super, IBF and WBO world light-heavyweight champion Andre Ward. Russia's Kovalev (30-1-1-KO26) handed over the three titles in Las Vegas back in November after finding himself on the wrong end of a controversial unanimous decision -- despite sending Ward to the canvas in the second round. Now looking for revenge, the 33-year-old said via social media: "A couple of days ago I signed a new memo for a rematch which was sent to me by Roc Nation. Still waiting on 'Son of Judges' to sign it." 'Son of Judges' is a thinly veiled jibe at Ward, who calls himself 'Son of God' -- and Kovalev's trainer John David Jackson was quick

  • Artem Lobov slams Jose Aldo for accepting McGregor's belt: 'What kind of p***y do you have to be?'
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    Artem Lobov slams Jose Aldo for accepting McGregor's belt: 'What kind of p***y do you have to be?'

    Conor McGregor's teammate at SBG Ireland and UFC featherweight Artem Lobov has revealed that he was not a fan of Jose Aldo accepting the Irishman's title. Aldo was the former featherweight champion, ruling the division as he was unbeaten in MMA for nine years until he faced McGregor at UFC 194. The "Notorious" made quick work of Aldo, beating him in just 13 seconds via KO after what had been an exhausting but heated rivalry between the two fighters.

  • Five things you should know about Mayweather-Pacquiao
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    Five things you should know about Mayweather-Pacquiao

    Floyd Mayweather, left, and Manny Pacquiao will meet in the most lucrative fight in history. The May 2 welterweight championship unification bout between undefeated Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will be the most lucrative fight of all time, with revenues estimated to be $400 million or more, well above the current record of $150 million. Here are five things you need to know about a fight that has been six years in the making. 1. Tickets: If you're looking for tickets to the biggest fight, certainly of this century, well, good luck. Initial ticket prices were announced at $7,500 for ringside seats with nosebleeds at $1,500. But where do you find them? There are none available on StubHub,