Kovalev, 36, is drawing on experience and skill to beat the almighty Canelo Alvarez on Saturday instead of the brute punching power that propelled him atop the light heavyweight division.
Canelo Alvarez is eyeing a fourth world title in four weight classes when he fights light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev on Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Knocked down twice earlier in the bout, the junior middleweight was taken from the ring on a stretcher.
The 27-year-old from Freeport, New York, was instantly knocked out and it wasn’t clear if he regained consciousness.
Welterweight boxing champion Errol Spence crashed a speeding Ferrari in Dallas early Thursday and was badly injured but is expected to survive, police said.
Here’s a look at some of the memorable Las Vegas sports finishes we’ll never forget — buzzer beaters and other heart-stoppers that proved Yogi Berra was right when he said “It ain’t over till it’s over.”
Lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury endured an impressive effort from underdog Otto Wallin before asserting his dominance in the latter rounds Saturday at T-Mobile Arena.
The 31-year-old from England will fight Otto Wallin on Saturday at T-Mobile Arena, after making his Las Vegas debut in June with a technical knockout of Tom Schwarz.
Heavyweight boxer Tyson “The Gyspy King” Fury (28-0-1) will put his lineal heavyweight championship on the line when he faces undefeated Swedish boxer Otto Wallin (20-0, 1 NC) on Sep. 14 at the T-Mobile Arena.
The 49-year-old, who will be among those inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame on Saturday at Red Rock Resort, grew up in Belfast during The Troubles.