How to watch Sergey Kovalev vs Isaac Chilemba Live Light heavyweight division (for Kovalev’s IBF, WBA and WBO titles) Boxing Fight. WBA, IBF and WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (29-0-1, 26 KO) has to overcome one more obstacle before he takes on Andre Ward in an epic confrontation in November.
Veteran contender Isaac Chilemba (24-3-2, 10 KOs) plans to be more than just a speed bump for the Russian wrecking machine. Not many are giving Chilemba a chance to beat Kovalev, but the 29-year-old Malawian told ESPN.com’s Dan Rafael:
“Kovalev is not invincible. He is not God. He is a man just like me. I will be the man to crush the ‘Krusher.”
Here’s how you can watch:
When: Monday, July 11 at 10:15 p.m. ET
Where: DIVS Palace of Sports in Ekaterinburg, Russia
Sergey Kovalev: (Серге́й Ковалёв; born 2 April 1983) is a Russian professional boxer. He is the current unified WBA (Super), IBF and WBO light heavyweight champion, and is known for his punching power; 87% of his wins have come via knockout. In 2014, he was named Fighter of the Year by The Ring magazine.
Miguel Isaac: Chilemba Zuze (born 17 May 1987), best known as Isaac Chilemba, is a Malawian professional boxer. He is a former IBO super-middleweight and WBC International light-heavyweight champion, having also held the ABU titles at both weights. As of July 2016, Chilemba is ranked by The Ring magazine as the world’s seventh best light-heavyweight.
“I am going to teach him some manners and in the process make history by becoming the first African fighter to win three titles in one night.”
Chilemba is known to British fight fans for his two bouts against Tony Bellew in 2013, which ended in a split draw and a points victory for the Liverpudlian.