Kovalev Stops Game Agnew; Dulorme Rebounds Big
By Derek Bonnett: HBO World Championship Boxing returned to Atlantic City, New Jersey to broadcast Sergey Kovalev’s second defense of his WBO light heavyweight title at The Ballroom at Boardwalk Hall. Unbeaten American contender Cedric Agnew hoped to extend Kovalev further than the Russian powerhouse’s previous four opponents in 2013. In the main supporting bout, Karim Mayfield and Thomas Dulorme squared off in a well-matched light welterweight contest between top contender and
Peterson and Charlo Impress in D.C.
By Derek Bonnett
Golden Boy Promotions and Showtime collaborated to bring fans the January 25 return of IBF light welterweight champion Lamont Peterson. The card took place at the D.C. Armory in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. Peterson met the number one ranked Dierry Jean in his first appearance since his devastating third round knockout loss to Lucas Matthysse in May 2013. In the main supporting bout, rising prospect Jermell Charlo met the crowd-pleasing Gabriel Rosado in a ten-round