WBO champion Kovalev loses to Mexican Alvarez 

WBO champion Kovalev loses to Mexican Alvarez

The Russian was knocked out in the 11th round.

In Las Vegas, a fight between Russian WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev and Mexican WBA and WBC middleweight champion Saul Alvarez took place.

In the 11th round, Alvarez sent Kovalev into knockout with a powerful blow to the head.

The Mexican got the WBO light heavyweight title.

36-year-old Kovalev suffered a fourth defeat in 39 fights. 29-year-old Alvarez won 53 victories; he has one defeat and two draws.

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