The names of eight undefeated boxers who will perform in the card with Sergey Kovaev have become known
Today the names of eight boxers who will have their fights on August 24 in Chelyabinsk, as part of the global show Kovalev vs Yarde have become known. Six of them represent Russia, two more are residents of the USA. Interestingly, all of them have no defeats and approach the tournament with "pure" records.
The co-main event of the tournament will be the fight of Russian boxer Alexey Papin (11-0) against South African Ilunga Makabu (25-2). And if Kovalev defends the WBO world title, then Papin and Makabu will fight for the WBC Silver title. If successful, Alexei Papin will have his next fight for the all WBC world-title belts
The main card show will lead the fight of the Russian heavyweight Evgeny Romanov (13-0), which is among the ten strongest under the WBO version. Romanov always shows spectacular fights and often knocks out opponents - 9 of 13 victories he won with knockouts.
In addition, two Ural boxers Eduard Skavynskyi (10-0) and Akzhol Sulaimanbek Uulu (14-0) will go into the ring as part of the tournament - they both train in Ekaterinburg at the RCC Academy of Martial Arts. Skavynskyi always shows bright volitional fights, and he already has two titles: the IBF Baltic and the WBO Oriental. As for Akzhol, he is the current WBA Asia champion and one of the five strongest by the WBA version.
Also, Kazakhstan boxer Meiirim Nursultanov (11-0) and Enriko Gogokhia (10-0) from Georgia will have their fights at the Arena «Tractor». Moreover, the main platform for their performances so far has been the United States and the fight in Russia will be for both the first in their careers. The reason is simple - they both work with manager Egis Klimas, who is leading the career of Sergey Kovalev.
It is worth noting that the tournament with the participation of Chelyabinsk boxer Grigori Varasyan, who will have to debut in professionals, will most likely open the tournament.
Recall that the main event of the evening will be the fight of the famous Russian boxer Sergey Kovalev (33-3-1) against the undefeated British Anthony Yarde (18-0). Recall that the main event of the evening will be the fight of the famous Russian boxer Sergey Kovalev (33-3-1) against the undefeated British Anthony Yard (18-0). Tickets for the tournament are available at the online ticket office and Sergey’s store in Chelyabinsk.