Eleider Alvarez Stops Sergey Kovalev to Win The WBO World Light Heavyweight Championship.
This Saturday August 04, the WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (32-3-1, 28 KOs) defended his belt against Colombia’s Eleider “Storm” Alvarez (24-0, 12 KOs), the event took place at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City and was televised by HBO.
Alvarez shocked the boxing world and knocked Kovalev out in the 7th round with a strong right hand. After three knockdowns, there was a new champ left standing in the light heavyweight division.
In the co-main event, Dmitry Bivol defeated Isaac Chilemba by unanimous decision to retain his WBA world light heavyweight belt.
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