WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev expressed his opinion about the Usyk-Gassiev fight. "Usyk is a very strong boxer in terms of skills. He has fast legs and hands. He is able to throw combinations and impose his style on the opponent. However, he did not have an opponent who was as strong as Murat. Usyk sometimes stays before the opponent and this can give Gassiev a chance to land a powerful punch.
WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev did not rule out the possibility of a fight against Dmitry Bivol in the future. Kovalev said this during a press conference on the upcoming fight with Eleider Alvarez.
Watch the interview of WBO light heavyweight champion Sergei Kovalev, in which the Russian tells about his attitude to mixed martial arts, meeting with TJ Dillashaw and sharing his expectations from his next fight.
The contract for the fight of WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev and unbeaten American Markus Brown has not been signed yet, but the Russian boxer's team expects this fight to take place in the summer, promoter Katie Duva says.