Next fight of Eleider Alvarez is not determined yet.
The WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev plans to fight on for at least another two years. The athlete said this during an online conference with his fans. On February 3, Kovalev defeated Eleider Alvarez by unanimous decision and regained the WBO title.
Sergey Kovalev (33-3-1, 28 KOs) defeated Eleider Alvarez (24-1, 12 KOs) by unanimous decision and took away his WBO light heavyweight title. After twelve rounds, the judges scored it 120-108 and 116-112 twice for the Russian. Thus 35-year-old Kovalev took the revenge for losing last year's fight, which ended in his defeat in the 7th round. The Russian boxer for the third time in his career became the light heavyweight champion.
In the main event of the evening in Frisco, Texas, Sergey Kovalev (33-3-1, 28 KOs) took revenge over Eleider Alvarez (24-1, 12 KOs) for his defeat last August, winning by unanimous decision and returning his WBO light heavyweight title, thus becoming the three-time world champion. The scores were twice 116-112 and 120-108.
Live broadcast of the boxing evening from Frisco, Texas, in the main event of which there will be a rematch between Eleider Alvarez and Sergey Kovalev. The WBO light heavyweight title, owned by a Colombian, will be at stake. Since Alvarez and another world champion in this weight class, Alexander Gvozdyk, perform under the banner of one promoter, if Alvarez wins, his unifying fight with Gvozdyk is possible until the end of the year.
Egis Klimas, the manager of the former light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev, shared his opinion on the situation around the accusations against the Russian. The boxer is accused of attacking a woman and beating her.