Eleider Alvarez Destroys Sergey Kovalev In The Seventh, Wins WBO light heavyweight title
Date : 5/8/2018
Venue :Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s Etess Arena.
Eleider Alvarez made a big statement with a seven round demolition of former light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev.
Alvarez ( 24-0, 12 Knockouts) knocked down Sergey Kovalev three times in the seventh round Saturday night and knocked out the Russian knockout artist to win the WBO light heavyweight title.
Kovalev was in control, battered Alvarez throughout the fourth round and was winning their fight on all three score cards but in the seventh Alvarez knocked him down in the fourth and twice more, which forced referee David Fields to stop their fight at 2:45 of the seventh round.