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sergey kovalev









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  • Stance: Orthodox
  • Age: 41
  • Date Of Birth: 2 Apr 1983
  • Height: 6.00 ft (1.83 m)
  • Reach: 72.44 inches (184 cm)
  • Country: Russian Federation
  • Universal ID : 27454
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Career Highlights

Born April 2nd 1983, orthodox fighter Sergey Kovalev started his career in July 2009 at the age of 26 and has now been pro for 9 years, fighting a total of 36 times. Kovalev's longest KO streak is 9 fights long out of his 36 pro career fights.

July 2009 - December 2011

Early Career

A calm Kovalev made the statement he was hoping for in a 4 round fight against Daniel Chavez. Claiming the only stoppage defeat of Chavez's career in round 1 of the fight via TKO. Kovalev continued his mostly successful career with numerous fights following his debut against boxers including Roman Simakov, Douglas Otieno okola and Dallas Vargas. Fights included fighting 5 times in 2009 and 6 times in 2011.

March 29th, 2014

Sergey Kovalev Vs Cedric Agnew

Cedric Agnew was the next fight for Kovalev on March 29th, 2014 and also his next career win. Becoming the first person to stop Cedric Agnew, Kovalev beat Agnew via KO in the 7th round of a 12 round fight. Kovalev's winning streak went from 24 wins to 26 after he then defeated boxers including Blake Caparello and Bernard Hopkins.

March 14th, 2015

Sergey Kovalev Vs Jean Pascal

On March 14th, 2015, Kovalev went into action again and beat Jean Pascal taking the winning record to 27 wins. Pascal was a worthy challenger but Kovalev was too much and became the first person to stop Pascal via TKO during round 8. 3 wins followed for Kovalev including being the 2nd person to stop Jean Pascal (Round 7 RTD), 3rd person to stop Nadjib Mohammedi and 4th person to beat Isaac Chilemba.

November 19th, 2016

Sergey Kovalev Vs Andre Ward

On November 19th, 2016, Kovalev took on and was defeated by Andre Ward meaning his career tally went to 30-1-1. Kovalev's technical boxing ability was put to the test as he got outpointed in the 12 round fight against the better man. Ward gave Kovalev his first professional loss of his 32 fight career to date.

June 17th, 2017

Sergey Kovalev Vs Andre Ward

Kovalev lost to Andre Ward in his next fight. Taking place on June 17th, 2017, Kovalev's career record after this fight stood at 30-2-1. Kovalev's fight against Andre Ward was Kovalev's first stoppage defeat. This came via TKO in the 7th round of a 11 round fight. Kovalev then went on to win again against Vyacheslav Shabranskyy setting him up well for his next pro fight.

March 3rd, 2018

Sergey Kovalev Vs Igor Mikhalkin

Kovalev kept his losses at 2 by beating Igor Mikhalkin on March 3rd, 2018. Kovalev was the first person to stop Igor Mikhalkin and he did it in the 7th round via TKO.

Latest Fight

The next defeat of Kovalev's career came against Eleider Alvarez on August 4th, 2018. This took his career record to 32-3-1. Once again Kovalev was in a tough fight, one that proved to be a step too far in Kovalev's latest fight. Opponent Alvarez fought well and was rewarded with a win, and crowned only the 2nd man to stop Kovalev in the process. The fight ended in round 7 via KO.

sergey kovalev opponents

Sat, 30 Jan - 2021
ring rust
KO Saul Alvarez boxer image

Saul Alvarez (53-1-2)

Sat, 2 Nov - 2019
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TKO Anthony Yarde boxer image

Anthony Yarde (18-1-0)

Sat, 24 Aug - 2019
round 11 of 12 ...
UD Eleider Alvarez boxer image

Eleider Alvarez (24-1-0)

Sat, 2 Feb - 2019
round 12 of 12 ...
+0.8 lbs
KO Eleider Alvarez boxer image

Eleider Alvarez (24-0-0)

Sat, 4 Aug - 2018
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TKO Igor Mikhalkin boxer image

Igor Mikhalkin (21-2-0)

Sat, 3 Mar - 2018
round 7 of 12 ...
Sat, 25 Nov - 2017
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TKO Andre Ward boxer image

Andre Ward (32-0-0)

Sat, 17 Jun - 2017
round 8 of 12 ...
UD Andre Ward boxer image

Andre Ward (31-0-0)

Sat, 19 Nov - 2016
round 12 of 12 ...
UD Isaac Chilemba boxer image

Isaac Chilemba (24-4-2)

Mon, 11 Jul - 2016
round 12 of 12 ...
+0.3 lbs

sergey kovalev KNOCKOUTS AND POWER


sergey kovalev results

TKO (48.7%)
KO (25.6%)
UD (12.8%)
RTD (7.7%)
SD (2.6%)
TD (2.6%)

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