Buddy McGirt believes that Kovalev is ready for unification
The WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev is ready for unification fights. This was said by Buddy McGirt the coach of the athlete. Kovalev on Sunday defeated Eleider Alvarez by unanimous decision and regained the WBO title. In the run-up to the duel, the Russian changed the coach, choosing to work with McGirt.
“Who will be next? I don’t know. But, of course, I would like it to be unification fights with other champions. Sergey is ready,” said McGirt, who also noted that discipline and strict adherence to tactics helped Kovalev to regain the title.
“It was a great fight, Sergey adhered to the plan and the tactics that we worked out,” said McGirt.