In Las Vegas hosted a fight for the title of world Boxing champion in the light heavyweight WBA, WBO, IBF. Andre ward won a technical knockout in the eighth round by Sergey Kovalev.
At the time of stopping the fight champion (under referee notes) kept in the account.
Sergey Kovalev has complained that the referee prematurely stopped the fight and that the opponent was hitting below the belt.
«He did not cause me serious damage. I was tired but ready to continue. It’s Boxing! I can’t understand what happened. Why the referee stopped the fight? And the ward a few times during the match hitting me below the belt. I have not the iron eggs», — quotes its words «Sport-Express».
It became known that the promoters of the Russian boxer intend to appeal.