HBO Boxing Results: Ward Stops Kovalev in Rematch

On Saturday, June 17, HBO Boxing returned with a superb main event from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas for Ward vs. Kovalev 2.

In the evening’s main event, two of the world’s top pound-for-pound boxers met again. Andre Ward narrowly topped Sergey Kovalev by unanimous decision in the first meeting last year, handing the formerly unbeaten world champion his first professional loss. Ward put his own undefeated record and the WBA, WBO and IBF world light heavyweight titles on the line in the rematch.

The event aired live at 9 p.m. ET on HBO pay-per-view, Main Event (Australia), Canal Space (Latin America), and RPC Channel 4 (Panama).


Andre Ward def. Sergey Kovalev by TKO. Round 8, 2:29  – for WBA, WBO and IBF world light heavyweight titles
Guillermo Rigondeaux def. Moises Flores by knockout. Round 1, 3:00- for WBA and IBO world bantamweight title
Luis Arias def. Arif Magomedov by TKO. Round 5, 1:16
Dmitry Bivol def. Cedric Agnew by TKO. Round 4, 1:27