Kovalev was hospitalized after a knockout in fight with Alvarez
Former world Boxing champion in the light heavyweight Sergey Kovalev was taken to hospital after the fight against Soulja Alvarez. About it reported in a Twitter journalist the Athletic Mike Coppinger with reference to the promoter athlete Katie Dowu.
According to Duvy, hospitalization Russians became «extra precaution» after a heavy knockout in the 11th round. Championship fight between Kovalev and Alvarez took place last night in Las Vegas.
Alvarez became the world champion in a fourth weight class. Previously, he owned the Welterweight belt, the first secondary and secondary scales. Alvarez became the third Mexican, has achieved a similar result — after Erik Morales and Juan Manuel Marquez.
Kovalev after the fight said it has no plans to retire after losing to Alvarez. According to 36-year-old boxer, he has got good experience.
«I’m still not fully recovered from the previous fight, but everything is fine. Many thanks to Alvarez, this guy is making history before our eyes. As for me, I will definitely come back the ring» — quoted Kovalev Boxing Scene.
At the end of August Kavala defeated the British Anthony Yard, having sent the rival to a knockout in the 11th round. The fight took place in the Chelyabinsk sports Palace «the Tractor».