The world champion under version WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev congratulated the world champion under version WBA Dmitry Bivol with a victory in a battle with Joe Smith, and proposed to the countryman to hold a unification bout.
“I congratulate Dmitry Bivol with a significant victory! Dima, let’s have a battle, which will be of interest around the Boxing world. I’m ready! What about you?” — wrote Kovalev in Instagram.
Sergey Kovalev has in the past owned a belt under version WBA in a light heavyweight until he lost it in the confrontation with Andre ward.
Last fight Sergey conducted in February 2019, when he won Eleider Alvarez and regained the WBO.