Sergey Kovalev who is the Russian professional boxer and current world’s light heavyweight champion. He is yet to defeat any fights so far but to drawn one against Grover Young in 27th August, 2011. He is scheduled to fight against another professional boxer named Andre Ward who is from America and former super middleweight champion in the world. He is also an undefeated boxer. They both has come to an agreement earlier this year about their first meeting. It would be one of the biggest fight ever. The fight is scheduled to place in next 19th November, 2016. And they will fight for WBA, WBO and IBF Middleweight Championships and the complete fight will consist of twelve round. Though, the official announcement of the fighting arena has yet to be revealed but believed to be staged at T – Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Here we present their upcoming competition details below.
# Upcoming Fight Overview:
- Fight Between – Sergey Kovalev Vs Andre Ward [Live streaming links will be available here before the fight started]
- Title – WBA , IBF and WBO Light Heavyweight
- Round – 12
- Fight Date – 19th November, 2016
- Start at – N/A
- Day – Saturday
- Arena – T-Mobile Arena
- Address – South Las Vegas Boulevard, Paradise, Nevada
- Area – 16 acres
- Seats Capacity – 20,000
- Opened – 6th April, 2016
- Building Cost – $375 million
# TV – HBO PPV
However, Sergey Kovalev has totally fought 31 times in his colored professional career where he won 30 of them and drawn one where his opponent Andre Ward fought 30 times and won all of them. Let’s have a look below where we present their complete fight statistics.
# Fighting Statistics:
|Players Name||Total Fight||Won||Lost||Drawn||Won by KO|
# Comparison Between Kovalev & Andre:
|Characteristic||Sergey Kovalev||Andre Ward|
|Rated||Light heavyweight||Light heavyweight/ Super middleweight|
|Record||30 – 0 – 1, 26 KO||30 – 0, 15 KO|
|Last Fight||Isaac Chilemba (11th Jul, 2016)||Alexander Brand (6th Aug, 2016)|
By considering their all statistics, it seems that they both are unbeaten fighters and it would be tough to select one as the hot favourite. Though, Andre Ward would be a slight favourite but it would not help him in arena. Those are only academic and in front of Kovalev’s skills and boxing power, Ward should count it carefully. The American stated clearly that he is also ready to meet the giant boxer and wants to use his 22 years fighting experience on him. He also said that if he is not ready to fight one of the best boxer now, then it would never. Besides, he respects Sergey as well due to his colored boxing life. He still knows that Kovalev has not any soft touch and he would get more credit than he has.
33 years old Sergey Kovalev has fought last time against Isaac Chilemba in last July, 2016 where he defeated him by 30 – 0 – 1. He was announced as the Fighter of the year in 2014 according to the Ring magazine and later in 2016, he was ranked as the best light heavyweight boxer in the world. His specialty is his formidable punching power.
On the other hand, Andre fought last time against Colombian boxer Alexander Brand where he won easily in last August, 2016. He was regarded as the 3rd best light heavyweight in the world by BoxRec. Besides, he won the gold medal in 2004 Olympics.