Sergey Kovalev vs Igor Mikhalkin
Saturday, March 3, 2018 The Theater, Madison Square Garden, New York City
In the co-main event, the young champion, Dmitry Bivol (12-0, 10 KOs), makes his New York debut and fights in the United States and on HBO for the second time. Sullivan Barrera (21-1, 14 KOs), who has become a fixture on HBO, returns to The Garden for his first world title fight. Both men were very focused on making this fight and facing each other. Some boxing commentators believe this matchup could be the fight of the night.
Sergey Kovalev (31-2-1, 27 KOs) vs Igor Mikhalkin (21-1, 9 KOs) -
WBO Light Heavyweight Title
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- Barrera To Duva: I Didn't Reject Kovalev, You Offered 100K Less
- Duva: Kovalev 'Disappointed' Barrera Turned Down March 3 Fight
- Duva Discusses Competing Cards March 3 at MSG Theater, Barclays
- Barrera Taking Less Money For Bivol, Offered More For Kovalev
- Kovalev-Mikhalkin, Bivol-Barrera Doubleheader Finalized, March 3
- Barrera Holds His Nose: The Kovalev vs. Mikhalkin Fight is a Joke!
- Kovalev-Mikhalkin, Bivol-Barrera in Works for 3/3 at MSG Theater