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Photos: Alvarez, Kovalev - Face To Face at Rematch Presser

Their first fight ended with a dramatic knockout that shook up the Atlantic City Boardwalk. The rematch between Eleider “Storm” Alvarez and Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev will bring two of the light heavyweight division’s biggest names to The Star. (photos by Mikey Williams).

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Alvarez will defend his WBO light heavyweight world title against former unified light heavyweight world champion Kovalev on Saturday, Feb. 2 at Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas, home of the Dallas Cowboys’ practice facility.

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Alvarez (24-0, 12 KOs) scored a come-from-behind knockout against Kovalev on Aug. 4 in a major upset to shake up the division. Kovalev (32-3-1, 28 KOs), who has made nine title defenses across two reigns, will seek to become a three-time world champion and regain his position in boxing’s pound-for-pound top ten.

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Alvarez-Kovalev 2 and a soon-to-be announced co-feature will headline a special edition of Top Rank on ESPN beginning at 10 p.m. ET. The entire undercard will stream live beginning at 7 p.m. ET in the United States on ESPN+ .  Promoted by Top Rank, Main Events and Krusher Promotions, in association with Groupe Yvon Michel, tickets, priced at $225, $165, $85, $55, and $25 (including facility fees), go on sale Friday, Dec. 14 at 10 a.m. CST and can be purchased at SeatGeek.com.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Boxing Goat on 12-11-2018

[QUOTE=thekenneth;19348135][url]https://www.boxingscene.com/scorecards/Sergey-Kovalev-vs-Eleider-Alvarez--184[/url] apparently boxing scene the site you are posting on "DKSAB" either[/QUOTE] You're very new or an alt so I forgive you. Just go look at the punch stats, ring announcers and the scorecards. They back up what I'm saying…

Comment by thekenneth on 12-11-2018

[QUOTE=Boxing Goat;19346374]Ok, so in short, ydksab. Got it.[/QUOTE] [url]https://www.boxingscene.com/scorecards/Sergey-Kovalev-vs-Eleider-Alvarez--184[/url] apparently boxing scene the site you are posting on "DKSAB" either

Comment by thekenneth on 12-11-2018

Kovalev seems to like Alvarez. he keeps saying he has no prediction. you can take that a way that he isnt the killer. or the way that he knows this is a serious fight he knows everything is on the…

Comment by Superbee on 12-11-2018

Those 3 knockdowns were hard and legit, and Kovalev knows it... Thus the respect for Alvarez... There was nothing unlucky about that devastating loss... I think he has 2 rounds this time to seal the deal... Alvarez might be over…

Comment by Damn Wicked on 12-11-2018

[QUOTE=Marvlus Marv;19346118]I'm picking Alvarez again - unless Kov has made some real mental changes. He threw the kitchen sink at Alvarez and it wasn't enough. He gets frustrated too quickly and you can see the change in his demeanour when…

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