Before losing to andre ward in his last bout, krusher kovalev fought twice in 2016 beating jean pascal kovalev vs pascal 2 and isaac chilemba kovalev vs chilemba. Before we get to see one of the more anticipated fights in sergey kovalev vs. Wba, ibf and wbo light heavyweight champion andre s. Home forums county consultations translation watch. Kovalev 2 is a battle between two of the top poundforpound ranked fighters and will likely determine who deserves to be ranked no. Jun 14, 2017 andre ward 310, 15 ko will put the wba, ibf and wbo light heavyweight titles he took from sergey kovalev 3011, 26 ko on the line in a bitter rematch. Sergey kovalev 2 right here, including fight card, fight time, live stream info, results, and more. Hbos unofficial scorer, hall of fame judge harold lederman, had kovalev winning 116111. Andre ward, billed as pound for pound, was a highly anticipated. But hbo is blocked outside of us and if you try to access even the fight event video on the official fight page, youll see this message thatll leave you helpless.
However, while ward has been unbeaten thus far as a pro 310, half of the olympic gold medalists fights have gone the full distance while kovalev 3111, 26 kos has a. Ward i 2016 full fight hbo boxing last november, andre ward won a hotly debated unanimous decision against the reigning 175pound champion sergey kovalev in the most anticipated. Unlike the first fight, when he dropped ward in the second round, in the rematch, he never really got through wards excellent. Sergey kovalev 2 weighin, answer a few listener questions in a bonus minimailbag, and interview roy jones, jim lampley, vaughn alexander and. The action seesawed in one fighters favour and then the other. Kovalev 3011, 26 kos sent ward 310, 15 kos tumbling to the canvas in the second round and dominated the early going.
I had kovalev in front and was really looking forward to finding how the russian would react as and when ward turned up the heat. As kovalev lurched around the ring, ward trapped him in the corner and rammed in a succession of shots around the belt line and the shaken. Titles on the line, wba, wbo, ibf and the ring light heavyweight titles. The two boxers will square off once again on june 17 the megafight will take place at the mandalay bay hotel and casino in las vegas. Ward 320, 17 ko scored a surprising eightround tko victory over sergey krusher kovalev 30 2 1, 26 ko in a bitter rematch on. Kovalev 2 happens saturday, june 17 live on payperview beginning at 9pm et6pm pt. Ward defeated kovalev saturday on a technical knockout in the 8th round to retain his. Now you know how to watch ward vs andre 2 fight online from anywhere on different streaming channels, and we are sure that every boxing fan is desperately waiting for this fight.
Ward must be cautious of kovalev powers early and not get. Courtesy of hbo, watch the full episode of 247 wardkovalev 2. Andre ward takes on sergey kovalev for the unified wba, wbo, ibf, and vacant the. Jun 16, 2017 the judges had ward winning every round, from 612 save burt clemens, who scored the 12 th for kovalev. Andre vs kovalev first fight created a lot of drama and. Kovalev 3021, 26 ko was very active and used his jab early. If that happens, in no way would i have ward over canelo or ggg, esp if one of those beats the other convincingly. Kovalev dominating the early rounds and knocking ward to the canvas with a. However, ward ended up fighting back to pick up the narrow decision win, with all three judges scoring. Kovalev ii airs live on hbo ppv today saturday, june 17 with a fight time of 9. Kovalev 2 fight is a ppv event thatll be broadcasted live on hbo. Andre ward stops sergey kovalev with eighth round tko. Jun 18, 2017 wba, ibf and wbo light heavyweight champion andre s. Andre ward scores surprising tko stoppage of sergey kovalev.
Live stream, watch online, fight time, card, tv channel the rematch of andre ward and sergey kovalev is a highly anticipated fight. So, are you all pumpedup to watch ward vs kovalev 2 one of the biggest boxing rematch of this year. The bout was held on june 17, 2017 in las vegas, nevada and was televised on hbo payperview. The problem was ward was out of position and kovalevs right hand was already on the way. Ward 320, 17 ko scored a surprising eightround tko victory over sergey krusher kovalev 3021, 26 ko in a bitter rematch on. Kovalev dominating the early rounds and knocking ward to the canvas with a blistering right hand in the second. Ward lands a solid shot, but kovalev comes right back with a nice counter. The first one was on the border, and the second one a low blow. In the first goround, ward rallied from a secondround knockdown and won the final round on two judges scorecards to take wbo, wba and ibf light heavyweight titles from the russianborn champion.
Kovalev was in the neutral corner and ward was landing shots to the body when the russian sat on the ring rope and referee tony weeks signaled an end to. On saturday, june 17, 2017, andre ward put an emphatic end to his rivalry with sergey kovalev by stopping him in their highlyanticipated rematch. All three judges had kovalev ahead after eight rounds, but the russian. I wasnt hurt, i could have carried on, pleaded kovalev. Nice, quick left hand inside in the opening minute for kovalev.
A very similar pattern to their first fight, kovalev some early success, but ward adapting, changing the flow of the fight, and taking control. Ward enters the fight with an unblemished 3100 record 15 knockouts, while kovalev carries a 3011 mark 26 knockouts into the bout. Andre ward and sergey kovalev promising answers in their. Live from radio row day 2 hbo boxing insiders eric raskin and kieran mulvaney return to radio row at the mandalay bay to cover the andre ward vs. The judges had ward winning every round, from 612 save burt clemens, who scored the 12 th for kovalev. In front of 10,592, the fight ended in the 8th round with a victory for ward once again. Andre ward scores surprising tko stoppage of sergey. In round 2, kovalev offered a rangefinder jab and ward, sublimely schooled, did what hes been trained to do since he was an amateur. Kovalev outlanded ward, 95 to 80, overall according to compubox but expended a great deal of energy in boxing with ward on even terms. The rematch between andre ward and sergey kovalev has been signed and announced. Best case scenario for ward is that the rematch plays out exactly as the first did, that is, that kovalev doesnt krush him, and the judges rob kovalev again. Jun 18, 2017 kovalev outlanded ward, 95 to 80, overall according to compubox but expended a great deal of energy in boxing with ward on even terms. Live blog andre ward vs sergey kovalev ii boxing news. Both undefeated, the wba, ibf and wbo champion sergey kovalev entered this fight with a professional record of 3001 26 kos87% and he is ranked as the no.
The undefeated 2004 olympic lighthw gold medalist and world champion in two different weight classes andre ward entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 3100 15 knockouts and. Watch andre wards triple nut shot knockout of sergey kovalev. Of those rounds, 7 and 9 were clear ward rounds, and the 10 th round was clear for kovalev. Courtesy of hbo, watch the full episode of 247 ward kovalev 2. Archived post fight thread andre ward vs sergey kovalev. Titles on the line, wba, wbo and ibf light heavyweight championships.
Full list of undercard fights andre ward and sergey kovalev will fight on saturday, but first there is a full slate of exciting undercard bouts to get through. It was the first appearance for either kovalev or ward headlining a. Jun 09, 2017 many called for an immediate rematch of the very close fight and that will happen june 17, also in las vegas, on hbo payperview. Sergey kovalev ii was less slightly less controversial than their first bout.
For more on the card follow our colleagues at bad left hook ward vs. Kovalev starts out jabbing and they fall into a clinch. During the bout, kovalev opened up strong, even scoring a shocking second round knockdown. Credit cards best cash back credit cards best balance transfer credit cards. Andre ward and sergey kovalev ready to face off again in fight of. The time has come for the andre ward vs sergey kovalev rematch their first fight may have been a top notch contest but it left a bitter aftertaste. The second victory in a row for ward settled an ugly buildup, with both great fighters. Jun 17, 2017 ward enters the fight with an unblemished 3100 record 15 knockouts, while kovalev carries a 3011 mark 26 knockouts into the bout.
Ward is a much, much better inside fighter than chilemba though, so kovalev will need to keep him at optimal punching distance. When is ward vs kovalev ii and what tv channel is it on. Kovalev was the aggressor early behind his jab, but started. Kovalev 2 is a boxing fans fight, but mayweather vs. Ward vs kovalev 2 predictions, betting tips boxing odds. Obviously, kovalev had entered the first fight between the. Andre ward 310, 15 ko will put the wba, ibf and wbo light heavyweight titles he took from sergey kovalev 3011, 26 ko on the line in a bitter rematch. Jun 17, 2017 when and where is the andre ward vs sergey kovalev fight. Scorecard andre ward breaks sergey kovalev mentally and. The rematch go on sale to the public on friday, april 14 at 1. Ward and kovalev fought 12 gruelling rounds last november in their first fight. Jun 17, 2017 bloody elbow has all the details on andre ward vs. Box cautious early ward knows from being knocked down in round 2 of their first fight that kovalev is very strong early in fights. This bout is highly anticipated, probably even more so than the first fight.
When and where is the andre ward vs sergey kovalev fight. Make sure to download your free boxing fight night app so you can make predictions, create. Jun 18, 2017 the second victory in a row for ward settled an ugly buildup, with both great fighters claiming they would settle their differences in the ring. Wardkovalev ii ticket and ppv pricing info fightnights. If multiple media reports are to be believed, the june 17 rematch between andre ward and sergey kovalev at the mandalay bay in las vegas, nevada produced lessthanstellar payperview results. The rematch, is a scheduled 12round fight for the wboibfwba light heavyweight world championships held by ward. Roc nation sports, main events, andre ward promotions and krusher promotions are pleased to announce the highly anticipated rematch between the unified light heavyweight champion of the world, andre sog ward 310, 15 kos and former title holder sergey krusher kovalev 3011, 26 kos. The second victory in a row for ward settled an ugly buildup, with. Sergey kovalev ii, billed as the rematch, was a boxing superfight for the unified wba, wbo, ibf, and vacant the ring magazine light heavyweight titles between the toptwo best poundforpound fighters in the world. However, ward ended up fighting back to pick up the narrow decision win.
Wardkovalev ii is just as much a pickem fight as the first. To compare these odds to other fights past and future. Ward misses with a left but connects with a trailing right. Sergey kovalev ii, billed as the rematch, was a boxing superfight for the.
There was genuine controversy after their first fight and a little rancor after the. The second victory in a row for ward settled an ugly buildup, with both great fighters claiming they would settle their differences in the ring. Andre ward vs sergey kovalev 2 is valid for the wba, ibf and wbo world light heavyweight titles ward s first defense. Check out the results from all of the other bouts below. Andre ward, theres a pretty good undercard to take in on saturday nightwe. Andre ward and sergey kovalevs potentially outstanding rematch and.749 1200 1384 558 1451 471 170 1519 1058 1379 656 156 957 1123 497 1466 654 1402 845 388 45 370 768 1497 744 1061 1020 307 642 1455 938 1097 1129 1402 1254 18 17 777 129 1330 530 1405 584 732 531 1129 348 707 47