New York, NY: Two-time light heavyweight world champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (3-2-1, 28 KOs) and Eleider “Storm” Alvarez (23-0, 11 KOs) will announce their upcoming WBO Light Heavyweight World Title fight from the Hard Rock Cafe in NYC on Saturday, May 12. Media arrival time is set for 1 p.m., with the program set to begin at 1:30 p.m.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City will play host for this World Title fight on Saturday, August 4 which will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing® beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
The event is presented by Main Events and Krusher Promotions in association with Groupe Yvon Michel. Ticket information will be announced on Saturday.
What: Kovalev-Alvarez Announcement Press Conference
Where: Hard Rock Cafe
1501 Broadway, New York, NY 10036
Who: Sergey Kovalev, Two-time Light Heavyweight World Champion
Egis Klimas, Manager of Sergey Kovalev
Kathy Duva, CEO of Main Events
Yvon Michel, President of Groupe Yvon Michel
Bernie Dillon, Vice President of Entertainment, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City
When: Saturday, May 12, 2018
Time: Media Arrival/Lunch: 1:00 p.m. ET
Press Conference Starts: 1:30 p.m. ET
Live Stream: Facebook.com/MainEventsBoxing
About Kovalev-Alvarez: In the first boxing event at the newly opened Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, NJ, Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev will defend his WBO Light Heavyweight World Title against undefeated contender Eleider “Storm” Alvarez on Saturday, August 4, 2018. The event is promoted by Main Events and Krusher Promotions in association with Groupe Yvon Michel and will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
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