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Photos: Canelo Alvarez, Sergey Kovalev - Face To Face in LA

Canelo Alvarez (52-1-2, 35 KOs) of Guadalajara, Mexico and Russian warrior Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (34-3-1, 29 KOs) hosted a press conference today at Union Station in Los Angeles, Calif. to formally announce their 12-round fight for the WBO Light Heavyweight World Title. The event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and will be streamed live on DAZN. (photos by Tom Hogan/Hogan Photos).

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Below is what today's participants had to say at the presser.
 
CANELO ALVAREZ, WBC, WBA, Lineal and Ring Magazine Middleweight World Champion:
 
"I'm very grateful to all the fans as always. I'm very motivated here, it's an honor for me to share the ring with a fighter like Kovalev who I met in 2012. Now we're about to make history. I know it's going to be the most difficult fight of my professional career. I will give the best I have in the ring and that day we can yell "Viva Mexico."

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SERGEY KOVALEV, Current WBO Light Heavyweight World Champion and Three-Time Light Heavyweight World Champion:
 
"I'm very happy to be here back in Los Angeles. Thanks to God and thanks to Canelo and his team for making this opportunity to get this fight. I think this is a big test for me in my boxing career because this is one of the best fighters in the world in boxing right now. I'm happy and I am excited. Thank you very much for the support.

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User Comments and Feedback
Comment by Someone88 on 09-28-2019

This is a great fight!

Comment by Califire209 on 09-20-2019

This definitely ain't no Canelo vs Fielding mismatch. Kovalev has enough left in the tank to stop Alvarez.

Comment by takenotes on 09-20-2019

Is there a rehydration clause?

Comment by MASTER OF you on 09-19-2019

[QUOTE=j0zef;20069214].........there's no reason he should win, yet he's a huge favorite? And this is not a Robert Easter putting on 20 lbs of muscle situation. Canelo rehydrated to 170 at age 20 when he was fighting at 147-154. His body…

Comment by RomanReigns on 09-19-2019

If Canelo wins this fight. He is the pound for pound King.

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