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Photos: Sergey Kovalev vs. Ilshat Khusnulgatin in Camp

By Reynaldo Sanchez

WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (22-0-1, 20KOs) is training hard for his upcoming first defense of the title against dangerous top contender Ismayl Sillakh (21-1, 17KOs), scheduled for November 30th at the Pepsi Coliseum in Quebec City. The fight will be televised by HBO. Kovalev put in some sparring work against undefeated prospect Ilshat Khusnulgatin (11-0, 6KOs). Both boxers are promoted by Main Events and managed by Egis Klimas.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by King_ on 11-07-2013

[QUOTE=Foreign Soil;13910457]He looks much more like A-Rod.[/QUOTE] Damn, good call. I agree

Comment by Foreign Soil on 11-07-2013

[QUOTE=King-;13909580]Ha... yep, boxrec lists his nickname as Obama[/QUOTE] He looks much more like A-Rod.

Comment by ddangerous on 11-07-2013

[QUOTE=Jloro;13909039]I like Kovalev. Probably beats everyone at lhw except Bhop. [B]A fight with stevensen would be a great match up and I wouldn't be sure who to bet on[/B] lol[/QUOTE] That's the Christmas wishlist fight right there.

Comment by King_ on 11-07-2013

[QUOTE=Foreign Soil;13908894]Looks like "Obama" is his nickname. Wtf? Dunno if I can support. :dunno: Kovalev looks like he could make SMW with no problem. Dude's got an immense punch for such a thin frame.[/QUOTE] Ha... yep, boxrec lists his nickname…

Comment by MDPopescu on 11-07-2013

In the image here, Kovalev seems he is using elephant gloves for sparring... [IMG]http://www.boxingscene.com/uploads/71400/sergey%20kovalev%20(9).JPG[/IMG]

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