Andre Ward stops Sergey Kovalev in controversial circumstances to win blockbuster light-heavyweight rematch

Andre Ward stops Sergey Kovalev in controversial circumstances to win blockbuster light-heavyweight rematch

Andre Ward stops Sergey Kovalev in controversial circumstances to win blockbuster light-heavyweight rematch   Ward is unbeaten in 32 fights and retained his WBO, WBA and IBF belts, but Kovalev said he was hit by a low blow and insisted that he wanted yet another rematch Andre Ward proclaimed himself the pound-for-pound world number one after stopping Sergey Kovalev in their rematch to retain his unified light-heavyweight world championship. An eighth-round win via a controversial technical knockout took Ward to 32 wins from 32 in his career and the 33-year-old then…

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Anthony Joshua stops Wladimir Klitschko in the 11th round at Wembley

Anthony Joshua stops Wladimir Klitschko in the 11th round at Wembley

Anthony Joshua stops Wladimir Klitschko in the 11th round at Wembley   Anthony Joshua produced the performance of his career to add the WBA world heavyweight title to his IBF crown with an enthralling knockout win over Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium. A post-war record 90,000 fans at the national stadium were treated to a see-saw contest, Joshua dropping the former unified world champion in the fifth round, before being put down – for the first time in his 19-fight career – in the sixth. Both men looked in danger of…

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Amanda Nunes stops Ronda Rousey in 48 seconds at UFC 207

LAS VEGAS — Ronda Rousey rose to fame by handing out one-sided beatings. Her fall has occurred in the exact same fashion. In her first appearance since a stunning knockout loss to Holly Holm last year, Rousey (12-2) suffered another lopsided defeat to defending bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes on Friday. The 135-pound championship fight headlined UFC 207 inside T-Mobile Arena. Referee Herb Dean stopped the fight just 48 seconds in, as Nunes (14-4) rocked Rousey with right hands along the fence. Rousey did not go unconscious, as she did from…

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