The undefeated Wbo, Wba and Ibf champion Sergey Kovalev entered this fight with a pro record of 29-0-1 (26 KOs=90%) and he is ranked as the No.1 light heavyweight in the world. In his last two bouts he beat Nadjib Mohammedi (=Kovalev vs Mohammedi) and Jean Pascal in their rematch (=Kovalev vs Pascal 2).
His opponent, the former Ibo super-Mw champion Isaac Chilemba, has an official boxing record of 24-3-2 (10 knockouts) and he entered as the No.13 in the same weight class. He fought twice last year beating Vasily Lepikhin (=Chilemba vs Lepikhin) but then he lost to Eleider Alvarez (=Alvarez vs Chilemba). Kovalev vs Chilemba is valid for the WBA, IBF and WBO World light heavyweight titles (all held by Kovalev). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: DIVS, Ekaterinburg, Russia
Division: light heavyweight (175 lbs, 79.4 kg)
Title: WBA, IBF and WBO World light heavyweight titles
Kovalev’s previous fight: Sergey Kovalev vs Jean Pascal 2
Chilemba’s previous fight: Eleider Alvarez vs Isaac Chilemba
Chilemba’s next fight: Oleksandr Gvozdyk vs Isaac Chilemba
Kovalev’s next fight: Sergey Kovalev vs Andre Ward
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