Sergey Kovalev (Combat Press)

Top Rank on ESPN+ Boxing: Kovalev Avenges Loss to Alvarez, Wins WBO Light Heavyweight Title

On Saturday, Feb. 2, Top Rank held an event from the Ford Center at the Star in Frisco, Texas.

In the night’s main event, Sergey Kovalev captured the WBO world light heavyweight title with a twelve-round decision victory over the former champion Eleider Alvarez.

The event aired live on ESPN+.


Sergey Kovalev def. Eleider Alvarez by unanimous decision (116-112, 116-112, 120-108) – WBO world light heavyweight title
Richard Commey def. Isa Chaniev by TKO. Round 2 – IBF world lightweight title
Oscar Valdez def. Carmine Tommasone by TKO. Round 7 – WBO world featherweight title
Patrick Day def. Ismail Iliev by unanimous decision (98-92, 97-93, 96-94)
Teofimo Lopez def. Diego Magdaleno by knockout. Round 7
Bakhram Murtazaliev def. Elvin Ayala by knockout. Round 9
Enriko Gogokhia def. Vitor Jones by TKO. Round 3