Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Alvarez's Coach Already Formulating Plan For Kovalev Rematch

By Luke Furman

Marc Ramsay, the head trainer for WBO light heavyweight world champion Eleider Alvarez (24-0, 12 KOs), is already gearing up a plan for a rematch against Sergey Kovalev.

In of the biggest surprises of the year, Alvarez dropped Kovalev three times for a seventh round knockout on August 4th in Atlantic City.

Kovalev had the opportunity to exercise a rematch clause, which he intends to do.

alvarez-kovalev

Ramsay believes the rematch will take place in the first week of December, but industry sources expect the contest to take place in the early part of 2019.

"From what I know, from people I know in the boxing industry, I'm told [Kovalev] will take the rematch," says Ramsay to TVA Sports.

"He will be back here in early September and from there, we will immediately get in shape to make the first defense.

"Now that he has tasted a bit of Eleider Alvarez. He knows the level. Surely there will be an element of motivation on his part to be superior. It will be up to us to be even better... to raise it to another level to make sure that once again we'll win the fight."

Ramsay has another world champion under his clip, undefeated IBF champion Artur Beterbiev, who makes a mandatory defense against Callum Johnson on October 6 in Chicago.

"We have an opponent who wanted to face us. He is someone who has courage and whom I respect a lot. It's a boxer who gives himself 100% in the ring and is very focused on the offensive. We are likely to see fireworks in this fight," Ramsay said. "For Artur, it's a matter of opportunity. We will not decline a challenge."

The fight will be presented as a co-featured attraction to the clash between Jessie Vargas and Thomas Dulorme, which is being carried by the streaming service DAZN.

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Hatesrats on 08-31-2018

Kovalev will fight cautious & Alvarez already smells blood. "Krusher" might get KTFO again.

Comment by markther on 08-31-2018

This will be Kovalev before the fight starts-LOL!!!! [url]https://youtu.be/o9nYe8vseYE[/url]

Comment by Lemonhead_Jeff on 08-31-2018

Kovalev should apologize to John David Jackson and beg him to train him again. Maybe Kovalev will be receptive towards learning from him this time, now that he realizes that Jackson was not to blame for his losses to Ward.…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (3)
Top Headlines Brandon Rios vs. Josh Kelly Could Happen, Says Eddie Hearn Petar Milas Returns To Action on December 8 in Zagreb Mayweather vs. Nasukawa: Rizin CEO Confirms Fight is Back On Broadcast Team For PBC on FOX Shows Will Look Familiar UK News: Sean Dodd, Shaquille Day, Lewis Crocker, Benson Saucedo Seeks World Title in Hometown After Epic Performance Wilder: 12/1 Winner is The Best - Joshua Can't Beat Me, Fury, Ortiz! Diego De La Hoya Faints While Training To Make Weight, Fight Off Caleb Truax Very Motivated For Peter Quillin Crossroads Bout Michael Dutchover Aims To Clinch a Big Birthday Win Wilder: If Fury Can't Be Beat, Why The F*** Did He Hire Roach? Photos: Jaron Ennis, Raymond Serrano - Ready For ShoBox Clash Photos: Claressa Shields, Hannah Rankin - Size Up at Presser Photos: Gabe Rosado, Luis Arias - Face To Face, Final Presser Photos: Brandon Rios, Ramon Alvarez - Face To Face, Final Presser Vikas Krishan, Top Rank Promotional Pact Made Official Photos: Jarrell Miller, Bogdan Dinu - Face To Face at Final Presser Mayweather Says Nasukawa Fight is Back, Terms Being Finalized Photos: Kavaliauskas vs. Roberto Arriaza - Set For Eliminator Photos: Maurice Hooker, Alex Saucedo - Ready For War Photos: Luis Ortiz Putting in Work For Travis Kauffman Fight Photos: Jarrett Hurd Grinding Hard For Jason Welborn Bout Euro News: Tyron Zeuge, Mikhalkin vs. Boesel, More Hooker: An Old Midget Hurt Saucedo; Being Tough Won't Be Enough Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury To Be Carried in Movie Theaters Joe Joyce Welcomes Ordered Clash With Hughie Fury Fury: At Some Point, I'll Have To Stand and Fight With Wilder Photos: Roman Gonzalez Putting in Work For Guevara Clash Fury: Joyce Sparring Had Nothing To Do With Training Camp Move Canelo vs. Rocky Fielding - Undercard Details Revealed Michael Conlan vs. Jason Cunningham on Warrington-Frampton Anthony Yarde is Pumped To Land Spot on Wilder-Fury Card Daniel Dubois, Bradley Skeete, Bowen Back on December 15 Wilder Co-Trainer: Fury Like Rubik's Cube, But He Can Be Solved Haye: Usyk Can't Get Hit Like That By Joshua; He Has Work To Do Porter: Errol Spence is Getting More Yards - And I Don't Like It! Photos: Hooker, Saucedo - Go To War in Sparring in 2012 Tyson Fury on The Therapeutic Value of Training Warrington: Something Tells Me Frampton is Not The Same Guy Horn Realizes That He Must Be Dominate Mundine To Impress
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement