Sergey Kovalev

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Name: Sergey Kovalev
Alias: Krusher
Born: 1983-04-02 (Age:31)
Birthplace: Kopeysk, Russia
Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 6′ 0″   /   183cm
Reach: 72½″   /   184cm
Boxing Record: click

Manager: Egis Klimas
Trainers: Don Turner (former), Abel Sanchez (former), John David Jackson (present)

Amateur Career

  • Record: 215 fights, 193 wins
  • 2000 Russian Junior Championships Silver medalist at Light Welterweight
  • 2001 Russian Junior Championships Silver medalist at Middleweight
  • 2004 Russian Championships Silver medalist at Middleweight, losing to Matvey Korobov
  • 2005 Russian Championships Gold medalist at Middleweight
  • 2007 Russian Championships Bronze medalist at Light Heavyweight, losing to Artur Beterbiev
  • 2008 Russian Championships Silver medalist at Light Heavyweight
  • 2005 World Military Championships Gold medalist at Light Heavyweight, in Pretoria, South Africa
  • 2006 World Military Championships Silver medalist at Light Heavyweight, in Warendorf, Germany
  • 2007 World Military Championships Gold medalist at Light Heavyweight, in Hyderabad, India

Career Factoids

World Titles Held

  • WBA Super World Light Heavyweight Title (2014-present)
  • IBF World Light Heavyweight Title (2014-present)
  • WBO World Light Heavyweight Title (2013-present)

Minor Titles Held

  • WBC Asian Boxing Council Light Heavyweight Title (2011)
  • NABA USA Light Heavyweight Title (2011)

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Preceded by:
Nathan Cleverly
WBO Light Heavyweight Champion
2013 Aug 17 – present
Succeeded by:
Preceded by:
Bernard Hopkins
IBF Light Heavyweight Champion
2014 Nov 8 – present
Succeeded by:
Preceded by:
Bernard Hopkins
Super Champion
WBA Light Heavyweight Champion
2014 Nov 8 – present
Super Champion
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