The unified light heavyweight world titleholder Sergey Kovalev is headed home to Russia to defend his three belts against Isaac Chilemba on July 11 at the DIVS Palace of Sports in Ekaterinburg, Russia.
The light heavyweight world title holder Kovalev, 32, is very happy to fight Malawian and defends at home his three belts.
“I am so excited to fight in my home country of Russia. It gives me great pride to bring my titles home at last. Chilemba is a tough opponent and I will take him on,” he said.
Malawian light heavy weight boxer, Chilemba is still in his full form of confidence as he is also ready to face a Russian boxer.
Speaking in an interview, Chilemba is even not fear but is ready to bounce like lion at DIVS Palace of Sports in Ekaterinburg.
“Am not under pressure, so I don’t think about what he did or what happened,” said chilemba.
The fight will only be Kovalev’s third in Russia. He has fought most of his career in the United States and lives in Los Angeles with his wife and son.