Name: Sergey Kovalev
Born: 1983-04-02 (Age:32)
Birthplace: Kopeysk, Russia
Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
Height: 6′ 0″ / 183cm
Reach: 72½″ / 184cm
Boxing Record: click
Manager: Egis Klimas
Trainers: Don Turner (former), Abel Sanchez (former), John David Jackson (present)
- Record: 193-22
- 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
- Defeated Douglas Otieno by a second-round KO to win the vacant NABA USA Light Heavyweight Championship on July 29, 2011.
- Defeated Roman Simakov by a seventh-round TKO to win the WBC Asian Boxing Council Light Heavyweight Championship on December 5, 2011. Simakov died three days later as a result of the injuries he sustained in the fight.
- Defeated Nathan Cleverly by a fourth-round TKO to win the WBO World Light Heavyweight Championship on August 17, 2013.
- Defeated Bernard Hopkins by a lopsided twelve-round unanimous decision to win the IBF World Light Heavyweight Championship and the WBA Super World Light Heavyweight Championship on November 8, 2014.
- Named 2014 Fighter of the Year by The Ring Magazine.
- Has a record of 6-0 (5 KOs) in world championship fights.
- Has a record of 4-0 (3 KOs) against former or current world champions.
| WBO Light Heavyweight Champion
2013 Aug 17 – present
| IBF Light Heavyweight Champion
2014 Nov 8 – present
| WBA Light Heavyweight Champion
2014 Nov 8 – present