Alvarez-Kovalev II Signed For February

Sergey Kovalev has exercised his rematch clause to face off against IBA and WBO light heavyweight champion Eleider Alvarez.

The two will face off on February 2nd from the Ford Center in Frisco Texas, which doubles as the Dallas Cowboys practice facility on ESPN. ESPN would earn the rights through their relationship with Top Rank who promotes Alvarez, after HBO who was Kovalev’s TV home for several years.

Alvarez was trailing on all three scorecards before he would knock Kovalev down three times to stop him in the seventh round on August 4th in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

 

Initial Report: ESPN

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