Ward vs Kovalev III

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  • Ward vs Kovalev
  • 32-0-0 34-4-1
  • Potential : Spring 2020
  • USA
  • 12 Round Contest @ Light Heavyweight
  • TKO 9UD 12UD 12UD 12TKO 8 < form TKO 7TKO 7UD 12TKO 11TKO 11 <
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  • 36 age 37
  • 6' 0" / 183cm height 6' 0" / 183cm
  • 70.9" / 180cm reach 72.4" / 184cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • full record
  • 32 wins 34
  • 16 by ko 29
  • 50% Ko% 85%
  • 0 Losses 4
  • 0 Stopped 3
  • 0 draws 1
  • 2004 Debut 2009
  • 238 Pro rds 184
  • current rankings @ Light Heavyweight
  • The Ring 3
  • WBA
  • WBC 6
  • WBO 4
  • IBF

Ward vs Kovalev III Info

Andre Ward could take on Sergey Kovalev in Spring 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).

Ward vs Kovalev III stats

Andre Ward would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 32 wins and zero loses, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

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

The stats suggest Kovalev would have a massive power advantage over Ward, boosting at 85% knock out percentage over Ward's 50%.

Andre Ward is the younger man by 1 year, at 36 years old.

Kovalev has 1-inch reach advantage.

Both Andre Ward & Sergey Kovalev fight out of an orthodox stance.

Ward is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2004, 4 years and 7 months earlier than Kovalev, who’s first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 54 more professional rounds, 238 to Kovalev's 184.

Sergey Kovalev is currently ranked number 6 by the WBC, 4 by the WBO and 3 by the RING in the 175lb division.

Ward vs Kovalev III form

Ward remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Sergey Kovalev on 17th June 2017 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight, IBF World Light heavyweight, WBO World Light heavyweight and The Ring Light Heavyweight championship fight at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Sergey Kovalev on 19th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight, IBF World Light heavyweight and WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Alexander Brand on 6th August 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Oracle Arena, Oakland.

Before that, he had won against Sullivan Barrera on 26th March 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Oracle Arena, Oakland.

He had beat Paul Smith on 20th June 2015 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Oracle Arena, Oakland.

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 won against 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 defeated 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.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Sergey Kovalev has been fighting more than Andre Ward.

Andre Ward last fought 3 years 3 months and 3 days ago, while Sergey Kovalev's last outing was 10 months and 18 days ago.

Ward's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 11 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.6 rounds on average.

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.

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