Boxer Kovalev decided not to put on weight and change weight category

Former world Boxing champion Sergey Kovalev decided to change weight class and go in their light heavyweight (up to 79,38 kg) in the first heavy weight (to 90.7 kg).

“a lot of work Ahead for vysochanka, as two of his next fight, I will hold the light heavyweight limit,” wrote Kovalev in the Instagram.

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Publish from Sergey KRUSHER Kovalev (@sergeykrusherkovalev) 3 Mar 2020 10:29 PST

According to the information portal Boxingscene, the closest battle the Russians may hold against the Cuban Sullivan Barrera on April 25 in the United States. In the asset 38-year-old opponent 22 wins (14КО) and three defeats.

the 36-year-old Kovalev owned the title of world champion under versions of the world Boxing Association (WBA), International Boxing Federation (IBF) and world Boxing organization (WBO). The last belt he lost in November of last year, losing by knockout in the 11th round of the Mexican Saulo Alvarez. The record of the Russian 34 wins (29 by knockout), four losses, one draw.