Ward vs Kovalev 2 undercardWritten by Lee Cleveland
One of the biggest fights in light heavyweight history will take place tonight as two top pound-for-pound boxers will meet in a superfight rematch.
Andre Ward (31-0, 15 KOs), the WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion, will face former champion Sergey Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs).
Why is Ward vs Kovalev so huge?
In boxing, how often do we see two top 5 pound-for-pound champions who are believed to be in their primes get the opportunity to face one another?
Moreover, how many times in those situations are we treated to an immediate rematch?
Ward vs Kovalev 2 is something special.
So, who is fighting on the undercard?
Let's take a look...
Ward vs Kovalev 2 HBO Boxing fight card
Location: Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas, Nevada
HBO Boxing PPV
PPV Main Card 9PM ET
- Super Bantamweight: Guillermo Rigondeaux vs. Moises Flores
- Middleweight: Luis Arias vs. Arif Magomedov
- Light Heavyweight: Dmitry Bivol vs. Cedric Agnew
Freeview Undercard (7 p.m.)
- Featherweight: Tramaine Williams vs. Christopher Martin
- Middleweight: Fabiano Pena vs. Vaughn Alexander
- Super Middleweight: Junior Younan vs. Zoltan Sera
- Welterweight: Enriko Gogokhia vs. Jonathan Steele
- Middleweight: Bakhram Murtazaliev vs. Alex Sandro Duarte
- Super Lightweight: John Bauza vs. Tyrome Jones
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A gym rat in the 1990s, Lee was trained by 1976 Olympic Silver Medalist Charles Mooney and several retired seasoned pros. He was also a sparring partner for former WBA Super Middleweight Champion Steve Little who upset Michael Nunn for the WBA Super Middleweight Title in '94.
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