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USA: Kovalev, Alvarez share excitement about upcoming light heavyweight title fight

1 19.09.2019 Инфо

M/S Russian boxer Sergey Kovalev taking seat at news conference, Los Angeles
W/S Event presenter announcing arrival of Alvarez
M/S Boxing fans
M/S Alvarez and Kovalev facing off and posing
C/U Team Canelo T-shirt
SOT, Sergey Kovalev, Russian boxer: "I really think that this is a very big test for me and my boxing career because this [Canelo Alvarez] is one of the best fighters in the world."
M/S Journalists
SOT, Sergey Kovalev, Russian boxer: "Let's to [make this] fight happen. Thank you."
M/S Alvarez going to podium
M/S Canelo vs Kovalev fight poster, Los Angeles
*ENGLISH TRANSLATION AT SOURCE*
SOT, Canelo Alvarez, Mexican boxer (Spanish): "I'm very motivated here. It's an honour to me to share the ring with a fighter like Kovalev whom I met in 2012. He used to be a four to six rounds fighter and now we are about to share the ring and make history here."
M/S Boxing fans
SOT, Canelo Alvarez, Mexican boxer (Spanish): "I want a fourth title and I would like to make my coach and my team happy."
M/S American flag
SCRIPT
Mexican boxer Saul Canelo Alvarez and current WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev from Russia held a joint news conference in Los Angeles on Tuesday. They formally announced their twelve round show-down for the title.
"I'm very motivated here; it's an honour to me to share the ring with a fighter like Kovalev whom I met in 2012. He used to be a four to six rounds fighter and now we are about to share the ring and make history here," said Alvarez.
Kovalev said that the fight will be a ‘very big test’ for his boxing career as his opponent is 'one of the best fighters in the in the world.' Kovalev had lost two straight fights to Andre Ward before regaining his title just last month after beating Anthony Yarde.
The Alvarez-Kovalev fight for the light heavyweight title is set to take place on November 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.