In Las Vegas hosted a fight for the title of world Boxing champion in the light heavyweight WBA, WBO, IBF. Andre ward knocked out by Sergey Kovalev.
It was a rematch. 19 November 2016, ward, Kovalev won on points. It’s a decision many called «ambiguous».
The first half of the fight was approximately equal and very tense. Ward, who in the first round, more defensive, every round looked more confident.
The first round was held in equal fight. Kovalev repeatedly punched to the body. Ward, though, and going out but also managed to inflict a few painful blow.
In the second round he tried to dominate. At the end of the round went to «open box» in which each of the rivals managed to reach the enemy strong punches.
The third round was won by Kovalev, often pierces the body of the opponent. In the fourth round were better ward, who inflicted several severe right.
In the fifth round, Kovalev made a bid for his signature overhand right. But the fight went according to plan for American. In the melee, he has the advantage.
In the seventh and eighth rounds of the ward faster opponent. In the last minute of the round, something happened that nobody expected. Ward went on the attack, pinned the Challenger to the ropes and began beating him. Kovalev has begun and the referee stopped the fight.