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This Saturday night November 19th 2016, the biggest fight of the year will take place, and will determine the #1 Pound For Pound fighter in the world.  WBA/WBO/IBF Light Heavyweight Champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-0-1, 26 KO’s) will put all his titles on the line against Andre “S.O.G.” Ward (30-0, 15 KO’s).  The fight will take place at the T-Mobil Arena in Las Vegas Nevada, and will be live on HBO PPV at 9pm ET.  Also on the fight card, Oleksadr Gvozdyk (11-0, 9 KO’s) will take on Isaac Chilemba (24-4-2, 10 KO’s) in a 12 round light heavyweight bout, Curtis Stevens (28-5, 21 KO’s) will face James De La Rosa (23-4, 13 KO’s) in a 10 round middleweight bout, and Maurice Hooker (21-0-2, 16 KO’s) will face Darleys Perez (33-2-1, 21 KO’s).  Here is the breakdown & predictions:

SERGEY KOVALEV

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-Record:  30 – 0 – 1, 26 KO’s

-Weight Class:  Light Heavyweight

-Height:  6′ 0″

-Reach:  72″

-Notable Fights

  • Nathan Cleverly  —  Win, TKO 4th round (12), 8/17/13.  (Won WBO light heavyweight title)
  • Benard Hopkins  —  Win, Unanimous Decision (12), 11/8/14.  (Won WBA/IBF light heavyweight titles)
  • Jean Pascal #1  —  Win, TKO 8th round (12), 3/14/15.

 

ANDRE WARD

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-Record:  30 – 0 – 0, 15 KO’s

-Weight Class:  Light Heavyweight

-Height:  6′ 0″

-Reach:  71″

-Notable Fights

  • Mikkel Kessler  —  Win, TD 11th round (12), 11/21/09.  (Won WBAsuper Super Middleweight title)
  • Arthur Abraham  —  Win, Unanimous Decision (12), 5/14/11.
  • Carl Froch  —  Win, Unanimous Decision (12), 12/17/11.  (Won WBC/TheRing Super Middleweight titles)

 

Predictions:

Maurice Hooker  —  def  —  Darleys Perez  —  via  —  TKO 9th round

Curtis Stevens  —  def  —  James De La Rosa  —  via  —  KO 7th round

Oleksadr Gvozdyk  —  def  —  Isaac Chilemba  —  via  —  Unanimous Decision

Andre Ward  —  def  —  Sergey Kovalev  —  via  —  Unanimous Decision

 

-David Jukic, INSIDE RINGSIDE

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