Sergey Kovalev Talks About His Next Opponent Igor Mikhalkin
Feb 26 2018 10:04 PM

Sergey Kovalev Talks About His Next Opponent Igor Mikhalkin – Saturday, March 3rd sees the return of WBO world light heavyweight champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (31-2-1, 27 KOs) defending his belt against Igor Mikhalkin (21-1-0, 9 KOs) who is recognized as a world champion by one of the fringe organizations. The fight takes place at the Madison Square Garden Theater and will be on air by HBO.

Mikhalkin puts his 10-bout winning streak on the line as he steps up to challenge one of the most fearsome punchers in professional boxing. Kovalev regained the WBO title with a second round stoppage of Vyacheslav Shabranskyy (19-2-0, 16 KOs) in his last match. Kovalev knocked Shabranskyy down three times before it was stopped.

Our man Marcelino Castillo catches up with Kovalev in this interview. “The Krusher” talks about his next opponent Igor Mikhalkin and tells us which of the other champions in his division he would like to fight next, whether Dmitry Bivol, Artur Beterbiev or Adonis Stevenson.

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