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Canelo Alvarez (52-1-2, 35 KOs) of Guadalajara, Mexico and Russian warrior Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (34-3-1, 29 KOs) hosted a press conference today at Union Station in Los Angeles, Calif. to formally announce their 12-round fight for the WBO Light Heavyweight World Title. The event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and will be streamed live on DAZN.
The old sports adage of “youth vs. experience” was on display at the Traktor Sports Palace in Chelyabinsk, Russia as Sergey Kovalev (34-3-1, 29 KOs) defended his WBO Light Heavyweight championship against the United Kingdom’s Anthony Yarde (18-1, 17 KOs).
WBO light heavyweight champion and future Hall of Famer Sergey Kovalev will face off against his hard-hitting mandatory challenger, Anthony Yarde, in a highly anticipated showdown Saturday, Aug. 24 from Traktor Arena in Kovalev’s hometown of Chelyabinsk, Russia.
Sergey Kovalev gained a measure of revenge, and in the process, regained his title. Kovalev bested Eleider Alvarez (24-1, 12 KOs) via unanimous decision to win the WBO light heavyweight world title, becoming a three-time world champion.
Super Saturday is almost here. Three world title fights, including one of the most anticipated rematches in recent memory, will take place Saturday at Ford Center at the Star, the practice home of the Dallas Cowboys.
Four significant fights, three world title bouts, one rematch for the ages, all on ESPN and ESPN+. The best card of 2019 is coming to North Texas.
The hotly anticipated light heavyweight world title rematch featuring WBO champion Eleider “Storm” Alvarez and challenger Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev will stream live on ESPN+ and headline a huge night of boxing that will showcase a quartet of meaningful fights — including three world title bouts — spread across ESPN/ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ on Saturday, Feb. 2 at Ford Center at The Star, home to the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters and training facility.
Their first fight ended with a dramatic knockout that shook up the Atlantic City Boardwalk. The rematch between Eleider “Storm” Alvarez and Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev will bring two of the light heavyweight division’s biggest names to The Star.
Alvarez will defend his WBO light heavyweight world title against former unified light heavyweight world champion Kovalev on Saturday, Feb. 2 at Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas, home of the Dallas Cowboys’ practice facility.
Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev and Eleider “Storm” Alvarez lit up the Atlantic City Boardwalk in a pitched battle last month. The two will renew acquaintances early next year live on a Top Rank on ESPN card as part of a co-promotion with Main Event and Krusher Promotions, in association with Groupe Yvon Michel.
The “other” boxing event last Saturday night occurred on HBO and was meant to sort out the muddled mess in the light heavyweight division. Five months ago the division was poised to rival the welterweights with many possible exciting and fan-friendly matchups. After last Saturday night, the division is still disordered.
Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev scored a second-round stoppage over Vyacheslav Shabranskyy to win the vacant WBO Light Heavyweight title. Cuba's Sullivan Barrera won a unanimous decision over Felix Valera. Yuriorkis Gamboa won a controversial majority decision over Puerto Rican Jason Sosa.
With Andre Ward’s sudden, but not entirely unexpected, retirement the light heavyweight division is in disarray and supremacy is up for grabs. Who is next up?
LINCOLN, NEBRASKA - Current WBA, WBO and IBF light heavyweight world champion Andre Ward recently told ringside press after the Terence Crawford vs. Julius Indongo event that his contract with HBO has now expired.
LAS VEGAS - In an unusual turn of events, Guillermo Rigondeaux retained his WBA super bantamweight title after landing a knockout blow that initially looked after the bell against Mexico's Moises Flores from the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas.
Frontproof Media takes a look at tomorrow night's big rematch between Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev. The staff gives their thoughts and predictions on what they feel will happen in the rematch.
Andre Ward vs. Sergey Kovalev 2 official weigh-in. Ward vs. Kovalev 2 happens Saturday, June 17 live on pay-per-view beginning at 9pm ET/6pm PT.