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Sergey Kovalev is great but an undercard fighter may be the world’s best light heavyweight

Sergey Kovalev has long been one of the world’s elite light heavyweights, and since routing the great Bernard Hopkins in Atlantic City in 2014 has been widely regarded among the finest pound-for-pound boxers in┬áthe world. Even given back-to-back losses to Andre Ward, Kovalev has remained among the sport’s elite. He’ll fight the unheralded Igor Mihalkin on Saturday in the main

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Deontay Wilder wants to unify heavyweight belts; how feasible to keep them together, though?

  Deontay Wilder, the WBC heavyweight champion, was recently in the Yahoo Sports studios in Playa Vista, Calif., where he spoke with our Justin Perry about a variety of topics. One of them was the importance of unifying the titles in the heavyweight division. Wilder made the point that champions in other divisions who unify the belts often then move

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