Originally written on Rumors and Rants  |  Last updated 11/1/14
Being a boxing fan can be frustrating at times. While a big boxing match is one of the best things in all of sports, fans rarely get to see the matchups they truly dream of watching. Below is our look at the 10 fights boxing fans are begging for. Our criteria for this list is as follows: importance within division, pound-for-pound rankings and boxing as a whole, as well as pure entertainment value. So, without further ado… 10. Adonis Stevenson vs. Sergey Kovalev Kovalev (20-0-1, 19 KOs), my latest restraining order-worthy man crush, is a balls-to-the-wall pressure fighter who isn’t bashful about putting power shots together in combinations. The 30-year-old rising prospect faces the toughest test of his career in August against WBO champ Nathan Cleverly. Boasting an 86 percent knockout percentage, Kovalev would relish the opportunity to fight a fellow slugger like Stevenson if he can get past Cleverly, who is more of a pure boxer-puncher. Stevenson’s record (21-1, 18 KOs) – at first...
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