On Saturday, Aug. 4, HBO Boxing traveled to the Hard Rock Casino & Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J., for Kovalev vs. Alvarez.

In the night’s main event, WBO world light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev competed against undefeated champion Eleider Alvarez.

Also, WBA world light heavyweight champ Dmitry Bivol defended against Isaac Chilemba.

The event aired live at 10 p.m. ET on HBO.

Eleider Alvarez def. Sergey Kovalev by TKO. Round 7 – WBO and IBA world light heavyweight title
Dmitry Bivol def. Isaac Chilemba by unanimous decision (120-108, 116-112, 120-108) – WBA world light heavyweight title

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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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