Next fight of Eleider Alvarez is not determined yet.
Top Rank won the tender for the organization of the fight for the status of the official challenger for the WBO light heavyweight title between Gilberto Ramirez (40-0, 26 KOs) and Eleider Álvarez (25-1, 13 KOs). The winning bid was 350,000 dollars.
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.