Both undefeated, the WBA, IBF and WBO champion Sergey Kovalev entered this fight with a professional record of 30-0-1 (26 KOs=87%) and he is ranked as the No.1 light heavyweight in the world while his opponent, the 2004 Olympic light heavyweight gold medalist and former Wbc and Wba super-Mw champion Andre Ward, has a perfect boxing record of 30-0-0 (15 knockouts) and he entered as the No.3 in the same weight class. Both boxers have already fought twice in 2016: the “Krusher” Kovalev has beat Jean Pascal (=Kovalev vs Pascal 2) and Isaac Chilemba (=Kovalev vs Chilemba) while “SOG” Ward has won over Sullivan Barrera (=Ward vs Barrera) and Alexander Brand (=Ward vs Brand). Kovalev vs Ward is valid for the WBA, IBF and WBO World light heavyweight titles (all held by Kovalev). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: light heavyweight (175 lbs, 79.4 kg)
Title: WBA, IBF and WBO World light heavyweight titles
Kovalev’s previous fight: Sergey Kovalev vs Isaac Chilemba
Ward’s previous fight: Andre Ward vs Alexander Brand
Their next fight: Andre Ward vs Sergey Kovalev 2
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