And a little later, on August 17, 2013, he won the world title in the light heavyweight by knocking out 26-year-old Briton Nathan Cleverly. A live feed is included below. Join DAZN to watch the Canelo vs. Kovalev replay. Meiirim Nursultanov def. Esparza has been ridiculously brave, but she has struggled to put together two good consecutive rounds. Personal life Heading into the final round, you have to assume that Estrada is ahead. 9:45 p.m.: Cobbs def. His parents divorced when he was a baby. Jorge Fortea by unanimous decision (120-108, 119-109, 118-110); junior middleweights. A little over two rounds remain in this bloody encounter, and Estrada looks the freshest. 10:33 p.m.: Esparza is displaying signs of distress as she slumps on her stool after Round 6. Kovalev got caught with a left hand, and it was over the moment it landed. Round 11: It’s all over with a shot that came from nowhere. The cut man in Esparza’s corner is in for a busy night. ET, although the exact time depends on the earlier bouts.  : uses cookies to make the site simpler. He sells original clothes for workouts and everyday life, boxing equipment and souvenirs from Sergey Kovalev. Duno is receiving medical attention as Garcia is mobbed by Oscar De La Hoya and Bernard Hopkins. The body shots added were too much for him to continue. Quiet opener probably swayed by Kovalev’s busier work. Round 1: Garcia's long arms come into play early, and then he finds a stunning shot to end the fight. With a current stake in three divisions, Canelo has a ton of options awaiting him, but for now, time should be spent applauding his mastery instead of speculating on who he may fight next. This Slow-Mo Is VICIOUS #CaneloKovalev Canelo is getting closer each round, and he’s landing more frequently. Winstead got up, but the referee stopped the four-round fight. 1:07 a.m.: Kovalev confirms his position as the "B" side by walking to the ring first despite being the defending champion. Kovalev's technical boxing ability was put to the test as he got outpointed in the 12 round fight against the better man. Results were: He has held multiple light heavyweight world championships, including the WBA (Super) and IBF titles from 2014 to 2016, and … 540.8k Followers, 427 Following, 3,862 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Sergey «KRUSHER» Kovalev (@sergeykrusherkovalev) We’ll find out shortly. "The Executioner" was making his debut at light heavyweight after a lengthy run at 160 pounds. Kovalev is a founder of Krusher Promotion. Later, on July 29, 2011 he knocked out Kenyan Douglas Otieno and won his first belt – the North American Boxing Association (NABA). Claiming the only stoppage defeat of Chavez's career in round 1 of the fight via TKO. Kovalev was the first person to stop Igor Mikhalkin and he did it in the 7th round via TKO. In 2014 his wife Natalia gave birth to their son Alexander. Opponent Alvarez fought well and was rewarded with a win, and crowned only the 2nd man to stop Kovalev in the process. (Kovalev 10-9, Kovalev 29-28), Round 2: Canelo only aiming for the body. 10:45 p.m. And on December 15, 2010 Kovalev won the fight against Karen Avetisyan. The fight ended in round 7 via KO. 12:45 a.m.: Is frustration setting in for either fighter? By the way, he is a Boxer of the year according to The Ring, WBO, Sports Illustrated, USA Today (2014). Becoming the first person to stop Cedric Agnew, Kovalev beat Agnew via KO in the 7th round of a 12 round fight. In 2006 he was the winner of the World Military Games in India. – Konstantin Tszyu and Kovalev are the only Russian boxers, who managed to win 3 titles. Find out more about cookies. ET. Kovalev's fight against Andre Ward was Kovalev's first stoppage defeat. (10-9 Canelo, 58-56 Canelo), Round 5: Canelo seems to be searching for the perfect shot. At the age of eleven he began boxing in Chelyabinsk. From November 2, 2015 to November 20, 2016 he held the 2nd place in Pound for Pound in The Ring rating. Sergey Alexandrovich Kovalev was born on April 2, 1983 in Kopeisk, Chelyabinsk region, USSR. Kovalev kept his losses at 2 by beating Igor Mikhalkin on March 3rd, 2018. He is Russia amateur champion (2005), world military champion (2005), world light heavyweight champion, WBO and WBC champion. Sergey Kovalev Canelo Saul "Canelo" Alvarez’s inaugural flirt with the 175-pound division was a successful one, as he stole Sergey Kovalev’s WBO title with a stunning 11th-round stoppage. The fight took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Paradise, Nevada on November 2, 2019. But on June 14, 2013, Kovalev defeated Cornelius White. Afterward, Canelo was not eager to pinpoint his next move, but after enhancing his legacy with another remarkable win, it's fair to assume that he'll relish whatever challenge awaits him. Canelo Alvarez and Sergey Kovalev are expected to make their ring walks around 12:15 a.m. Ortiz by TKO at 3:00 of the sixth round to win the vacant NABF welterweight championship. Álvarez won by 11th-round knockout Background. Left-hook and right-hand combination from Canelo stands out as Kovalev still paws with jab. Ortiz dropped Cobbs at the end of the first round, but Cobbs made sure to stay away from Ortiz's left hand after that. WOW. Kovalev's winning streak went from 24 wins to 26 after he then defeated boxers including Blake Caparello and Bernard Hopkins. ©BoxRec : data may be incomplete/inaccurate A solid win tonight can provide a platform for bigger fights, but more difficult tasks lie beyond Duno in 2020. At school the boy was engaged in hockey. Canelo’s high guard a problem for Kovalev, who just can't seem to breach it. • He was ranked as the world's best light heavyweight by The Ring and BoxRec in … This took his career record to 32-3-1. Can Garcia close the year in style, or is Duno going to expose his hype? Holyfield, the son of boxing legend Evander Holyfield, went right at Winstead and dropped him almost immediately. On March 14th, 2015, Kovalev went into action again and beat Jean Pascal taking the winning record to 27 wins. Actually, in 2005, he became champion of Russia and military champion. 12:58 a.m.: Our main event is almost here. (10-9 Canelo, 38-38), Round 3: Canelo setting traps and punishing Kovalev on the odd occasion. According to BoxRec site he is considered to be the best Russian boxer-professional at the moment. Ward gave Kovalev his first professional loss of his 32 fight career to date. 10:27 p.m. Andre Michael Ward (born February 23, 1984) is an American former professional boxer who competed from 2004 to 2017. A beaming Garcia watches the stoppage in his postfight interview and is pleased with what he sees. Kovalev lost to Andre Ward in his next fight. Jab feints upstairs, then several attacks to the midsection. Kovalev reliant on a feeble jab. He lived and trained in the camp of the famous American trainer Don Turner in North Carolina. • Sergey has held the WBO title since 2013. The cause of death was severe traumatic brain injury. She said she was surprised by the one-sidedness of the scorecards and that she’d welcome a rematch. – Kovalev is the first and only Russian boxer to become world light heavyweight champion. #WatchOnDAZN Extreme naivete from Esparza: she is caught with several shots while complaining to the referee about an Estrada head-butt. The left hand from Esparza has been the fight’s most dominant feature. 10:05 p.m.: There's decent applause inside the venue as Seniesa Estrada and Marlen Esparza are introduced to the crowd before their WBA interim women's flyweight title clash. In what was a tactical battle from the outset, both men demonstrated incredible levels of skill, and with the fight heading toward a tight finish, Alvarez found enough to flip it in his favor. Fans have waited a long time for this fight. That’s how you answer your critics. That fight ended in tragedy – Simakov died in the central city hospital. Sergey is a Master of sports of international class. 2000 Light Welterweight Silver Medalist at the Russian Junior National Championships in Saratov, Russia. All fights list 2020, champion titles held, age, height and weight, KO ratio of the boxer Sergey «Krusher» Kovalev. Sergey is married. Hard rounds to score, but more intent from Canelo in that stanza. Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Estados Unidos: birth place: Kopeysk, Rusia KrusherKovalev manager/agent: Egis Klimas: register as manager Kovalev then went on to win again against Vyacheslav Shabranskyy setting him up well for his next pro fight. As for Kovalev, he now has a big decision to make. On November 19th, 2016, Kovalev took on and was defeated by Andre Ward meaning his career tally went to 30-1-1. Esparza apologized to the crowd for not answering the bell for final round. Kovalev's technical boxing ability was put to the test as he got outpointed in the 12 round fight against the better man. – By the way, he is one of the 5 light heavyweight champions who became champions according to 3 different versions. Is she feeling the pace after what has been a grueling battle? Sergey Novikov became his first coach. He's letting his hands go more and has scored with several shots. World Boxing Organisation World Semipesado Title, International Boxing Association World Semipesado Title, Eurasian Boxing Parliament Semipesado Title, vacant International Boxing Association World Semipesado Title, vacant World Boxing Organisation World Semipesado Title, vacant Eurasian Boxing Parliament Semipesado Title, World Boxing Association Super World Semipesado Title, International Boxing Federation World Semipesado Title, vacant World Boxing Council Diamond Semipesado Title, World Boxing Council Asian Boxing Council Semipesado Title. How will this impact their mindset heading into the eagerly anticipated battle? Kovalev is the leader of the ranking of the best light heavyweight boxers according to The Ring Magazine (2015-2016). Disaster strikes for Esparza; she’s cut from a head-butt halfway through Round 5. Scorecards are 90-81, 89-82 and 88-83 in favor of Estrada. Download our free boxing news and stats app. His personal page VKontakte, Valeri Kharlamov – legendary hockey player, Mikhail Bulgakov – author of Master and Margarita, Vladimir Zworykin – inventor of modern television, Andrei Kanchelskis – professional football player. Kovalev needed a round like this. Heading into Kovalev vs Yarde, Sergey is rated by BoxRec as it's top light heavyweight, and that ranking is fairly comfortable for now. Sergey Alexandrovich Kovalev was born on April 2, 1983 in Kopeisk, Chelyabinsk region, USSR. The entire undercard is free to view across DAZN's  Twitter , Facebook and YouTube platforms between 6:30 and 9 p.m. Cristian Olivas by unanimous decision (100-90, 100-90, 100-90); middleweights. Kovalev began his professional career in 2009 in the United States. She’s insistent that she wants belts. Ryan Garcia Gettin' Loose #CaneloKovalev, What a fight between these two #CaneloKovalev Up Up and Into the Ring According to BoxRec site he is considered to be the best Russian boxer-professional at the moment. Sergey was brought up by his stepfather. Kovalev's longest KO streak is 9 fights long out of his 36 pro career fights.

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