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Sergey Kovalev fight time, date, venue, TV channel, undercard and more

Sergey Kovalev
Stacey Verbeek
Sergey Kovalev fight time plus where to watch it

Sergey Kovalev fight time, plus date and venue

THE fearsome “Krusher”, Russia’s Sergey Kovalev returns to his homeland, bringing his WBA, IBF and WBO light-heavyweight titles to Ekaterinburg on Monday (July 11) to take on Isaac Chilemba. Kovalev is a heavy favourite but this could set him for a major showdown with Andre Ward.

Rounds scheduled

12, three minute rounds.

TV Coverage

HBO screen the bout in the USA, showing it at 10.15 ET/PT. In the UK BoxNation will show the bout, their programme begins at 5pm.

Undercard highlights

On the undercard, a pair of Russians are aiming to improve their records to 8-0. Lightweight Pavel Malikov, who has so far recorded just one inside-schedule success, faces Filipino Leonardo Doronio, 15-12-3 (10), over 12, while super-welter Magomed Kurbanov, who has six stoppages, meets Brazil-born Argentina resident Davi Eliasquevici, 13-2-1 (10), in a 10-rounder.

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