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Kovalev and Alvarez agreed to fight on November 2 in USA

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MOSCOW, September 13. /TASS/. Team of the Russian boxer Sergey Kovalev, and the Mexican Soulja Alvarez agreed to fight, which will be held November 2 in the United States. About this TASS said a source familiar with the negotiations.

“The team agreed to hold the fight on November 2 in the United States. In the near future on the game should be declared officially,” – said the Agency interlocutor.

Also, it became known as TASS, Kovalev September 15 will begin training for combat in the United States.

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August 24, Kovalev knocked out Briton Anthony Yard in Chelyabinsk and defended the world title by the world Boxing organization (WBO). Later in the team, Kovalev said that the fight against Alvarez could take place in November in the United States. According to the source, the parties are in the final stages of signing the contract, the bout is scheduled to take place on 2 November in Las Vegas, the fight will hold a streaming platform DAZN.

In the asset 29-year-old Alvarez, who owns a belt of the world champion under versions of the world Boxing Association (WBA), world Boxing Council (WBC) and International Boxing Federation (IBF) Middleweight champion, 52 victories (35 by knockout), one loss, two draws. In his career, the Mexican defeated such boxers as Puerto Rican Miguel Cotto, Mexican Julio césar chávez, Americans Shane Mosley and Daniel Jacobs, as well as the Kazakhstan citizen Gennady Golovkin (the teams have met twice, the first ended in a draw). The only currently lose Alvarez struck unbeaten American Floyd Mayweather. With a record of 36-year-old Kovalev 34 wins (29 by knockout), three losses and one draw.

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