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Kovalev vs. Ward: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Sergey Kovalev (Krusher) defends his WBA (Super), IBF, and WBO light-heavyweight titles against Andre Ward (S.O.G.). Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

33
Jul 25, 2009
30-0-1
9
26 (83.9%)
183 cm
184 cm
1 cm
Orthodox
Jul 11, 2016
4m, 8d
14
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
32
Dec 18, 2004
30-0
7
15 (50%)
183 cm
180 cm
-3 cm
Orthodox
Aug 6, 2016
3m, 13d
30
WBAIBFWBO
lHV
w1
d4
lHV
w1
d4
lHV
w1
d8
WBAWBCTheRing
sMD
w1
d6
sMD
w1
d1
sMD
w1
d2
light-heavyweight
Saturday, 19 Nov 2016
T-Mobile Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.
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Sergey Kovalev vs. Andre Ward I

Date

This fight between Sergey Kovalev and Andre Ward took place on at the T-Mobile Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.

Tale of the Tape

At 183 cm, both the fighters are of the same height. Despite being of the same height, Kovalev has longer reach of 184 cm, which is 4 cms longer than Ward's 180 cm. Kovalev also has a 4 cm ape index advantage over Ward.

Kovalev is coming in to this fight with an undefeated record of 30-0-1 (26 KOs). His last fight was 4 months and 8 days ago against Isaac Chilemba, which he won via 12 round unanimous decision.

Isaac Chilemba's boxing career

Ward also comes in with an undefeated record of 30-0 (15 KOs). His last fight was 3 months and 13 days ago against Alexander Brand, which he won via 12 round unanimous decision.

Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.

On the day of the fight, Kovalev will be 33 years and 7 months old. Ward will be 32 years and 8 months old.

Prediction and Odds

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After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 68-32 in favor of Sergey Kovalev. Here is the prediction for Kovalev vs Ward.

Sergey Kovalev should win this fight. It is going to be very hard for Andre Ward to win this one.

Result

Andre Ward defeated Sergey Kovalev via 12 round UD to win the WBA (Super), IBF, and WBO light-heavyweight titles. Kovalev's undefeated record comes to an end, and Ward advances his win streak to 31. Ward is now 31-0, and Kovalev 30-1-1.

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