Sergey Kovalev: Gennady Golovkin's trainer takes credit for Russian's success? Hot. Joseph Herron. Updated February 13, 2019. 2975 0 1.
Foreman would have been proud. For in August 2018, Kovalev was dropped three times, left broken on the outside and the inside by Elieder Alvarez. It was a shattering loss and Kovalev limped away.Kovalev Calls Canelo Fight Fixed, Trainer Responds. By FIGHT SPORTS. Share. Sergey Kovalev admitted that he was not up to snuff heading into his fight against Canelo Alvarez on November 2nd. In an interview, Kovalev admitted that he was physically exhausted due to preparing for an August 24th fight with Anthony Yarde and immediately going back into camp to fight Alvarez just over two months.Kovalev is a great fighter, he showed that he’s not old or washed up and that he could pull it out the bag. We’re talking about a man who beat up Bernard Hopkins, some would argue beat Andre Ward in their first fight. Anthony said ’The guy can really punch.’ If life is fair, which I believe it is, everyone gets their just rewards when it’s time. Our time will come.
Sergey Kovalev regained his WBO world light heavyweight title, fighting the best technical bout of his career. Kovalev, by his own admission, went back to his amateur style, jabbing, then throwing right hands, settling down and then going back to boxing basics as taught to him by new trainer Buddy McGirt and physical conditioning coach Teddy Cruz, more of a mental game plan than a physical one.
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Sergey Kovalev vs. Andre Ward, billed as Pound for Pound, was a highly anticipated professional boxing superfight for the unified WBA, IBF, and WBO light heavyweight titles. The bout was held on November 19, 2016, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.The event was televised on HBO Pay-per-view. Ward won the fight by unanimous decision to take the titles.
Sergey Kovalev Bio, Wife, Trainer, Highlights, Height. Light heavyweight, The fighters. Tags: boxing. Sergey Kovalev Bio. Sergey Kovalev was born on April 2, 1983 in Kopeysk, Russia. His first visit to the boxing gym was at the age of 11 when one of his childhood friends invited him to join a boxing club near school. Sergey quickly discovered his potential driven by strong work ethic and.
Former unified light heavyweight world titleholder Sergey Kovalev is turning to Abror Tursunpulatov as his trainer for his upcoming fight with Vyacheslav Shabranskyy.
Kovalev was saved by the bell with ringside microphones picking up his trainer Buddy McGirt telling him he would pull him out if he took just one more shot from Yarde.
Sergey Kovalev has been”very anxious” to receive recognition from the Saul Alvarez fight and will apply skill, not superior strength against’Canelo’, says trainer Buddy McGirt. Even the WBO champion defends his belt against the celebrity, who is bidding to be a holder. Kovalev lately satisfied with McGirt to go.
When Kovalev began the first half of his training camp in Big Bear Lake, California for his upcoming bout with Vyacheslav “Lion-Heart Chingonskyy” Shabranskyy (19-1, 16 KOs), he had not yet settled on a new trainer, but he did have his eye on someone. One of the first fighters signed by Sergey’s promotional company, Krusher Promotions, is a middleweight prospect from Grozny, Russia named.
Even his trusting Buddy McGirt to prepare him for the Alvarez rematch looked suspicious, convenient: the Vero Beach trainer is best known for pulling the chute for a free-falling Arturo Gatti almost twenty years ago. There was, of course, Alvarez to deal with too, formidable as man and memory alike. But if you thought Kovalev was finished, you were wrong. He regained his WBO light heavyweight.
Boxing star and former light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (34-4-1, 29 KO) has been arrested for driving under the influence. He was pulled over by California police around 2am this morning.
Kovalev heeds trainer warning Kovalev - a three-time world champion at light-heavyweight - has contested global titles in his last 16 fights, a run dating back to his demolition of Wales' Nathan.
World renown trainers, John David Jackson and Virgil Hunter, squared off in a debate moderated by HBO Boxing Insider Kieran Mulvaney on Wednesday, Nov. 16, ahead of Sergey Kovalev vs. Andre Ward “Pound For Pound” showdown on Nov. 19 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. John David Jackson.
Kovalev Camp Notes Camp Notes From Trainer John David Jackson on IBF Light Heavyweight Champion Sergey Kovalev. By: Raymundo Dioses. In defense of his IBF light heavyweight title, Sergey Kovalev is currently conducting his training in the high altitude setting of Big Bear, California under the guidance of trainer John David Jackson. Kovalev is set to face challenger Andre Ward on November 19.
Kovalev happy with new trainer. Former unified light heavyweight world champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-2-1, 26 KOs) did a lot of soul-searching after his loss to Andre “S.O.G” Ward over the summer in Las Vegas, Nevada. He travelled back to his home in Russia for several months with his wife, Natalia, and his son Aleksandr and even spent time meditating at a monastery in Greece.