SERGEY KOVALEV looks set to defend his IBF, WBA and WBO world light-heavyweight titles against Andre Ward on November 19 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Main Events, who promote Kovalev, and Roc Nation, who handle Ward, have applied to the Nevada State Athletic Commission to co-promote the show. The NSAC will make their decision at a meeting on Tuesday (June 21), though it is almost a certainty that the date and venue will be ratified.
Both men signed to fight each other a while ago, though they must get through interim bouts before meeting in what is one of the best fights in boxing. HBO will pick up the fight in America on pay-per-view.