The WBO Light-Heavyweight Champion Nathan Cleverly is set to face the undefeated K.O specialist from Russia, Sergey Kovalev. You can catch the live match updates, match result and video highlights of the complete match. Both fighters are set to face each other for the WBO World Light Heavyweight Championship on 17 August 2013. The venue for the fight is Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff. You can also catch the live action through different official promoters of the match via pay-per-view (PPV).Sergey Kovalev vs Nathan Cleverly live match and results online with replay highlights videos also posted as prediction and channels of broadcast this match list.
Cleverly has successfully defended his WBO Light Heavyweight Championship 5 times since winning it but now he faces his ultimate challenge. Cleverly will have to face the unbeaten Kovalev on 17th August 2013. Cleverly said that he thinks that this fight will help him grab more attention of the fans and establish him as a more dominant fighter. Cleverly has knocked out 9 opponents in his career of 26 fights. Cleverly told media that:
“I’m over the moon that Kovalev has confirmed that he’s fighting me. I’ve wanted Kovalev all along and I spoke to my promoter Frank Warren and said that this is the guy I want to fight.”
Date: 17 August 2013
Venue: Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
Many people think that this is the opportunity for Cleverly to prove that he is a real capable fighter and remove the tag from himself as never faced a tougher opponent them himself.
On the other hand Kovalev has been involved in 22 fights in his career yet. He has won 21 of them and 1 fight resulted as a draw. Kovalev has never been defeated in his career and has won 19 out his 21 fights through a knock out which shows the amount of power that this guy posses. Kovalev was set to face Hopkins in a match but then the schedule was changed and the Knock-out machine decided to face Cleverly for WBO Light Heavyweight title.”My goal has always been to win the world title as soon as possible, so I decided to take the first opportunity that was offered to me,” Kovalev siad.
So we will have to see that whether the Champion Cleverly proves the critics wrong and continue his title reign by defeating the Knock-out Machine or the power house of Russia Sergey Kovalev continues his unbeaten streak by adding another knock-out in his list.
Sergey Kovalev is looking to be favorite for the fight in view of many experts. Cleverly will have a hometown advantage but the impressive knock-out streak of Kovalev gives him a higher chance of winning the match than Nathan Cleverly.