To hear it from John David Jackson, the trainer of former unified light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev, all is well in their training camp despite what.
Picking Up The Pieces: Sergey Kovalev Reverses His Loss to Eleider Alvarez. February 5, 2019 Jimmy Tobin Fight Night, News. If you thought Sergey Kovalev was finished as an elite fighter, you weren’t alone. And if you thought Kovalev harbored similar thoughts, that he too questioned his place in the sport, his desire to regain or preserve it, those ideas could find many an agreeable ear.
Bingo, Kovalev was at 175, not an ounce less or more. The fight, without fines or the loss of his belt, is on (DAZN, 6 p.m. PDT). But the weigh-in left further questions about whether Kovalev lost.
Kovalev's power-punch intentions were clear from the first bell while Cleverly looked to outwit his opponent. The Welshman may have gained confidence after opening a cut over Kovalev's right eye.
Kovalev cries foul after Ward loss: 'it's the wrong decision' Sergey Kovalev accuses US judges of favoring American boxer Andre Ward after he loses a disputed unanimous decision.
Main Events CEO Kathy Duva, Kovalev’s promoter, told a group of reporters following the TKO loss Saturday that the plan calls for the Russian to return in November on HBO. And they’re not coming back to Las Vegas, Duva said. Not after a controversial decision loss and what officiating she railed against during a maelstrom of controversy related to low blows and the stoppage.
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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.
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Kovalev, a 36-year-old Russian, is in his third stint as WBO light heavyweight champion. Alvarez's last fight was two weight classes lower. That adds an extra bit of intrigue to the weigh-in.
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Many wondered, after the two losses to Andre Ward, and then the devastating loss to Alvarez, if Kovalev was a shot fighter. The once dominant force had seemingly lost his confidence. The rematch on Saturday, February 2nd was seen by many as Kovalev last chance if he wanted to become a champion again and eventually reclaim his status as a feared destroyer. Kovalev also switched to trainer James.
Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez will move up two weight divisions to challenge WBO world light-heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev on 2 November.
Since his last loss to Ward, Kovalev’s riding a two-fight winning streak. He won both wins by technical knockout. He needs a win against Alvarez if he wants to achieve his ultimate goal of being.
Kovalev was the more aggressive of the two boxers and was winning the majority of the rounds heading into the seventh. But then he let his guard down and Alvarez seized the opportunity to land a.Light heavyweight boxer Sergey Kovalev was issued a medical suspension by the Nevada State Athletic Commission after his technical knockout loss to Canelo Alvarez, the organization announced.By Robert Addams: Sergey Kovalev (34-4-1, 29 KOs) wasn’t in the mood to give Saul Canelo Alvarez much credit after his 11th round loss to him last Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in.