Last night, Andre Ward lifted the titles of consensus light heavywweight champion Sergey Kovalev via a tight but unanimous decision.
Last night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Andre Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) kept his prefect record intact by defeating Sergey Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs) via a razor thin verdict... But the win wasn't without controversy.
It was Teddy Atlas who said, "Kovalev will win the early rounds with his ability to control distance [and then] Ward will then do what he's done since he was 12... Adjust and find a way to win."
One of the biggest fights in light heavyweight history will take place November 19 as two unbeaten, top pound-for-pound boxers will meet in a true superfight.
Tonight, Sergey Kovalev will defend his Light Heavyweight crown against former Olympic gold medalist Andre Ward on HBO PPV.
Tonight on HBO PPV, Sergey Kovalev (30-0-1, 26 KOs), the WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion will face Andre Ward (30-0, 15 KOs), a two-time world super middleweight champion who is now a legitimate light heavyweight.