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What happened boxer Kovalev?

What happened boxer Kovalev?

One of boxing’s top events in early 2021 is officially canceled. The Jan. 30 bout between former light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev and Bek Melikuziev has been nixed after Kovalev failed a drug test because of banned substances, Golden Boy Promotions announced on Friday.

How much did Andre Ward make vs Kovalev?

$6.5 million
This time leave the excuses at home.” The Las Vegas Sun confirmed the bout will take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. The fight purses were revealed before the fight with Ward taking a guaranteed career-high $6.5 million and Kovalev, not having a base purse, would receive a percentage of PPV and gate revenue.

When was Kovalev last fight?

In his last fight, he beat Anthony Yarde on 24th August 2019 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Traktor Sport Palace, Chelyabinsk, Russia.

Did Chris Leben fight Josh Koscheck?

Josh Koscheck defeats Chris Leben via 2 Round Decision.

Is Kovalev retired?

Ward, on the other hand, didn’t mention Kovalev in his decision to retire. “I want to be clear—I am leaving because my body can no longer put up with the rigors of the sport and therefore my desire to fight is no longer there,” he said in a statement, per

Did Kovalev lose Ward?

Ward had a few rough opening rounds, and was knocked down in the second by a hard right from Kovalev. After being knocked down in the second round, he won a controversial unanimous decision with all three judges scoring the fight 114-113 in favor of Ward.

Why did Andre Ward retire?

Andre Ward retired from boxing because he felt his body could no longer endure the sport’s physicality. Ward officially announced his retirement from professional boxing on October 21, 2017.

How many belts does Canelo have?

Canelo Alvarez is the current IBF, WBA, WBC, WBO, and The Ring Super Middleweight Champion after defeating Caleb Plant. He currently holds four major world titles, as well as the title of “linear” champion of the division, according to ‘The Ring’ magazine.

What season of TUF was Josh Koscheck on?

In 2010, Koscheck was a coach on The Ultimate Fighter season 12. The season 12 finale aired on December 4, 2010 with the main event consisting of two fighters (Michael Johnson and Jonathan Brookins) from team Georges St-Pierre. Koscheck faced Georges St-Pierre at UFC 124 for the UFC Welterweight Championship.

Who knocked out Kovalev?

Canelo Alvarez
Canelo Alvarez knocks out Sergey Kovalev to capture WBO light heavyweight title. 2:05 a.m.: Canelo def. Kovalev by knockout at 2:15 of the 11th round to become the WBO light heavyweight champion. Like a lot of the fight, it was another close round when Kovalev was against the ropes.

When did Kovalev fight Anthony Yarde?

On 24 August 2019, Kovalev faced off against British challenger Anthony Yarde, who previously stopped 17 of his 18 opponents, at Traktor Arena in Kovalev’s hometown of Chelyabinsk, Russia. Yarde was ranked #1 by the WBO at light heavyweight.

How much will Kovalev and Canelo get paid to finish him?

^ 161385360554578 (3 November 2019). “Canelo produces sensational Knockout of the Year contender to finish Kovalev”. talkSPORT. Retrieved 20 May 2021. ^ “Purses: Canelo to get $35 million, Kovalev $12M”.

How many Kos does Sergey Kovalev have?

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