Yarde prepares for Kovalev fight (video)
On August 24 in Chelyabinsk there will be a fight between WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (33-3-1, 28 KOs) and Anthony Yarde (18-0, 17 KOs), the official challenger for World Boxing Organization belt. For Kovalev this will be the first title defense, that he won in February after winning a rematch against Eleider Álvarez. In the United States, this fight will be shown on ESPN. For the British it will be the first opportunity in his career to win a world championship belt.