News | Apr 04 2017

Andre Ward vs Sergey Kovalev rematch confirmed

Andre Ward confirms rematch against Sergey Kovalev
Canelo vs Kovalev
Kovalev must keep Canelo at range and away from attackning his midriff David Spagnolo/Main Events

ANDRE WARD and Sergey Kovalev will meet in an immediate rematch on June 17 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

Ward will defend the WBA, WBO and IBF world light-heavyweight titles he won from Kovalev last November on a disputed unanimous decision.

Ward took to social media to confirm the news earlier today while a source close to the fight also confirmed the rematch to Boxing News. An official announcement is expected soon while a press conference is set to take place next week.