Sergey Kovalev vs. Andre Ward “Pound for Pound” New York Press Conference


Tuesday, September 6 at 12:00 PM – Le Parker Meridien

New York, New York: On Tuesday in New York City, Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-0-1, 26 KOs) and Andre “S.O.G.” Ward (30-0, 15 KOs) will formally address the media with details surrounding their upcoming fight for “Pound for Pound” supremacy and Kovalev’s WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Championships. The event will also be streamed live via

Tickets start at $55 and are available on, and at the T-Mobile Arena box office.

Kovalev-Ward “Pound for Pound” Official Press Conference

Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev – No. 2 Pound-for-Pound* and WBO, WBA & IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion
Andre “S.O.G.” Ward – Two-Time World Champion

John David Jackson – Trainer of Sergey Kovalev
Virgil Hunter – Trainer of Andre Ward
Egis Klimas – Manager of Sergey Kovalev
James Prince – Manager of Andre Ward
Kathy Duva – CEO of Main Events
Michael Yormark – Roc Nation President & Chief of Branding and Strategy
Peter Nelson – Executive Vice President, HBO Sports

Le Parker Meridien – The Estrela Room – Penthouse Level
119 W 56th St, New York, NY 10019

Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016

12:00 p.m. ET – Media Arrival and Lunch
12:30 p.m. ET – Press Conference Begins


Kovalev vs. Ward will take place Saturday, Nov. 19 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. The event will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. “Pound for Pound” is presented by Main Events, Roc Nation Sports, Krusher Promotions and Andre Ward Promotions and sponsored by MGM Grand Hotel & Casino.

Kovalev and Ward are currently ranked the No. 2 and No. 4 pound-for-pound boxers in the world, respectively, by The Ring Magazine, making their hotly anticipated fight only the third bout in the history of The Ring Magazine pound-for-pound list to pit two undefeated Top 5-ranked pound-for-pound fighters against each other. Oddsmakers and pundits have this fight evenly matched at 50-50 and it is poised to be a sure-fire 2016 Fight of the Year candidate. History will be made on Nov. 19th!

*According to The Ring Magazine

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Tickets for the most anticipated fight of the year go on sale to the public on Friday, Sept. 2 at 11:00 a.m. PT. Tickets start at $55 and are available on and the T-Mobile Arena box office.

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