It’s ON! Sergey Kovalev v. Andre Ward 2 is officially slotted for June 17th on HBO PPV for Ward’s WBA, WBO, and IBF World Light Heavyweight titles.
Check out SK’s official announcement, he tells the fans that we will see the real Krusher in the ring.
Roc Nation Sports, Main Events, Andre Ward Promotions and Krusher Promotions are pleased to announce the highly anticipated rematch between the unified Light Heavyweight Champion of the World, Andre “SOG” Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) and former title holder Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs). Ward vs. Kovalev II “No Excuses” will take place Saturday, June 17 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The championship event, presented by Corona Extra, will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. Team Ward and Team Kovalev will partake in a three-city press tour the week of April 10 to officially announce the fight, including New York City, the Bay Area and Los Angeles. Further details will be available in the coming days. “I’m going to keep it short and sweet. You got what you asked for – now you have to see me on June 17. This time…leave the excuses at home,” said Ward. “I’m glad to know that rematch will happen. I really hope that Andre Ward will get into the ring for this rematch. Fans of boxing will see the real Krusher–the one they have missed for couple of my last fights. For me this rematch is very important as no other bout in my entire boxing career. Thanks a lot to all of boxing fans,” said Kovalev. News Credit:Boxing Scene #SergeyKovalev #KathyDuva #MainEvents #WardKovalev2 #HBOPPV
Ward’s Official statement, he tells Krusher that he got what he asked for and now he doesn’t have any excuses.
I’m going to keep it short and sweet, you got what you asked for, now you have to see me JUNE 17TH. This time leave the excuses at home. #SOG #EARNED #NOEXCUSES #WARDKOVALEV A post shared by Andre Ward (@andresogward) on
Looks like things are heating up to be another heated competion between 2 of the greatest boxers of all time. Let us know who you think will come out on top on June 17th!