The former Olympian and former WBO light-Hw champion Eleider Alvarez entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 24-1-0 (12 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.4 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Dmitry Bivol) but he comes off his first and only loss, suffered against Sergey Kovalev in their rematch (Eleider Alvarez vs Sergey Kovalev II). Before this bout, in 2018, he had beat the Russian (Sergey Kovalev vs Eleider Alvarez I) while in 2017 he had defeated Jean Pascal (Eleider Alvarez vs Jean Pascal).
His opponent, Michael Seals, has an official record of 24-2-0 (18 KOs=75%) and he entered as the No.69 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Michael Gbenga in 2018 but since then he has won four bouts beating Christopher Brooker and Elio Heraldo Trosch in 2019. Alvarez vs Seals is valid for the vacant WBC Continental Americas light heavyweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, New York, USA
Division: light heavyweight (175 lbs, 79.4 kg)
Title: vacant WBC Continental Americas light heavyweight title
Alvarez’s previous fight: Eleider Alvarez vs Sergey Kovalev 2
Alvarez’s next fight: Eleider Alvarez vs Joe Smith Jr
Alvarez vs Seals fight video:
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