Kovalev vs Gvozdyk

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  • Kovalev vs Gvozdyk
  • 34-4-1 17-1-0
  • Potential : Late 2020
  • USA
  • Vacant WBO World Light heavyweight Championship
  • WBC World Light heavyweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Light Heavyweight
  • TKO 7TKO 7UD 12TKO 11TKO 11 < form TKO 6UD 12KO 11TKO 5TKO 10 <
  • Tape
  • 37 age 33
  • 6' 0" / 183cm height 6' 2" / 188cm
  • 72.4" / 184cm reach 75.6" / 192cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • full record
  • 34 wins 17
  • 29 by ko 14
  • 85% Ko% 82%
  • 4 Losses 1
  • 3 Stopped 1
  • 1 draws 0
  • 2009 Debut 2014
  • 184 Pro rds 98
  • current rankings @ Light Heavyweight
  • 3 The Ring
  • WBA
  • 6 WBC
  • 5 WBO
  • IBF

Kovalev vs Gvozdyk Info

Sergey Kovalev could potentially square off against Oleksandr Gvozdyk in Late 2020 in the United States.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).

The contest would be for the unified light heavyweight championship of the world, with the WBO & WBC belts on the line.

Kovalev vs Gvozdyk stats

Sergey Kovalev would step into the ring with a record of 34 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 29 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Oleksandr Gvozdyk would make his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins and 1 loss, with 14 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Kovalev would have a slight advantage in power over Gvozdyk, with a 85% knock out percentage over Gvozdyk's 82%.

Sergey Kovalev is the older man by 4 years, at 37 years old.

Gvozdyk has a height advantage of 2 inches over Kovalev. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Both Sergey Kovalev & Oleksandr Gvozdyk fight out of an orthodox stance.

Kovalev is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 21 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 4 years and 8 months earlier than Gvozdyk, who’s first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 86 more professional rounds, 184 to Gvozdyk's 98.

Sergey Kovalev goes into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO and 3 by the RING in the 175lb division.

Kovalev vs Gvozdyk form

Kovalev has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 2nd November 2019 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Anthony Yarde on 24th August 2019 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Traktor Sport Palace, Chelyabinsk, Russia.

Going into that contest, he had beat Eleider Alvarez on 2nd February 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas, United States.

Before that, he had been beaten by Eleider Alvarez on 4th August 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, New Jersey.

He had won against Igor Mikhalkin on 3rd March 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Gvozdyk has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Artur Beterbiev on 18th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Light heavyweight and IBF World Light heavyweight championship fight at Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Doudou Ngumbu on 30th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Light heavyweight championship fight at 2300 Arena, Pennsylvania.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Adonis Stevenson on 1st December 2018 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Light heavyweight championship fight at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.

Before that, he had won against Mehdi Amar on 17th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC Interim World Light heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

He had defeated Craig Baker on 19th August 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Pinnacle Bank Arena, Nebraska.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Oleksandr Gvozdyk has been fighting more than Sergey Kovalev.

Sergey Kovalev last fought 9 months and 2 days ago, while Oleksandr Gvozdyk's last outing was 9 months and 17 days ago.

Kovalev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 7 months and 30 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.

Gvozdyk's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 1 month and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.

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