Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Cleverly vs Kovalev?
Sergey Kovalev beat Nathan Cleverly by technical knockout in the 4th round on Saturday 17th August 2013 at Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
This contest was for the WBO light heavyweight championship of the world.
Cleverly vs Kovalev stats
Nathan Cleverly stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 26 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Sergey Kovalev made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 21 wins and 1 draw.
Nathan Cleverly was the younger man by 4 years, at 35 years old.
Cleverly had a height advantage of 2 inches over Kovalev. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Nathan Cleverly & Sergey Kovalev fought out of an orthodox stance.
Cleverly was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 4 years earlier than Kovalev, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 23 more professional rounds, 217 to Kovalev's 194.
What time did Cleverly vs Kovalev start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
What were the odds on Cleverly vs Kovalev?
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