Sergey Kovalev needs a win in a bad way on Saturday night if he is to resurrect his flagging career. "Krusher" is 2-3 in his last five fights, and he will be looking to get back to championship status in his rematch with Eleider Alvarez at the Ford Center at the Star in Frisco, Texas.
How to watch Eleider Alvarez vs. Sergey Kovalev 2 live stream onlineSergey Kovalev Vs. Eleider Alvarez, Keith Thurman TV Ratings: Boxing BizEleider Alvarez Vs. Sergey Kovalev 2: Keys To Victory And Final PredictionMore for Eleider Alvarez vs Sergey Kovalev Live Stream A matchup that saw one of the biggest upsets in 2018 will go down one more time when Eleider Alvarez defends the WBO light heavyweight championship against former two-time titleholder Sergey Kovalev on Saturday, Feb. 2, live from the Ford Center at the Star in Frisco, Texas. A Canadian by way of Colombia, Alvarez had long earned a title shot but never actually managed one until last year, and he was still a heavy underdog against the Russian power puncher. Despite being down on the scorecards at the halfway mark, Alvarez dropped Kovalev three times in round seven for the upset victory. Kovalev is now the challenger, and he has a very serious assault charge hanging over his head entering this matchup. The odds have this as a near pick’em, with Alvarez as the slight favorite. He may not have a prolific KO record, but he’s shown he can pack a punch in recent outings, and it’ll be fascinating to see how this one unfolds. Alvarez (24-0, 12 KOs), a native of Colombia fighting out of Montreal, was behind on all three scorecards heading into the seventh round of that initial August 2018 fight, when he knocked Kovalev down three times in the stanza to pull off the shocker and capture his first major world title