On August 4, in Atlantic City NJ, Sergey Korvalev Vs Eleider Alvarez meet at the Etess Arena in the brand new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
Both fighters have taken different paths to get here but finally the day has come. Main Events and Krusher Promotions will be live on HBO World Championship Boxing and this will be Alvarez debut to the network and Korvalev s impressive 14th appearance on HBO.
Sergey last fought on March 3,2018 winning a dominant 7th round TKO against Igor Mikhalkin (21-1) capturing the Eurasion Boxing Parliament Light Heavyweight title & WBO World Light Heavyweight Title. Kovalev looks to continue his dominance in the 175lb division but is aware of Alvarez s power and skillset.Kovalev will be facing his toughest opponent in over a year so he must be at his best come fight night.
Alvarez will be fighting for his first big world title fight and looks to show the boxing world he has what it takes to be the top man at the division. Alvarez last fought on June 3,2017 defeating Jean Pascal (31-4-1) in a 12 Round Majority decision. Eleider has insisted that his layoff of over a year will not play a factor in his training and his preparation for Sergey. The ‘Storm was trying to get a fight against his mandatory Adonis Stevenson but numerous times Adonis has chosen to avoid Alvarez and fight other opponents.Alvarez trainer Marc Ramsay is no stranger to Kovalev as he trained Jean Pascal to fight him Yvon Michel promoter of Alvarez stated his fighter has the experience and fighting with passion and adrenaline to bring back a third title to Quebec.
The Krusher VS Storm will make history as this will be the first of many fights to take place at The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.Sergey looks to Unify the division and go on to bigger and better fights. Alvarez looks to Cement his name at the top of the division and feels a win against Kovalev will give him the respect he deserves.