How to watch Eleider Alvarez versus Sergey Kovalev on ESPN+
WBO light heavyweight world titleholder Eleider Alvarez of Colombia will face Russia’s Sergey Kovalev in a rematch of their August bout on Saturday. The fight will air live on ESPN+ in the United States at midnight ET from the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas.
Alvarez (24-0, 12 KOs) won the title with a knockout victory in Round 7 over Kovalev six months ago. Kovalev (32-3-1, 28 KOs) seemed to be invincible in the division until losing in consecutive fights to Andre Ward in 2016 and 2017. He recovered by winning two fights in a row by TKO before losing to Alvarez in their first bout.
Where can I watch the Alvarez-Kovalev II fight card?
The Alvarez-Kovalev title fight broadcast on ESPN+ will begin at midnight ET on Saturday. The main card also includes ESPN’s prospect of the year, Teofimo Lopez, facing former title contender Diego Magdaleno in a 10-round lightweight bout.
The undercard begins at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN and then moves to ESPN+ at 10 p.m. ET for the two exciting world title bouts.W
The undercard on ESPN at 10 p.m. ET includes:
- Oscar Valdez vs. Carmine Tommasone, 12 rounds, for Valdez’s WBO featherweight title
- Richard Commey vs. Isa Chaniev, 12 rounds, for the vacant IBF lightweight title
The undercard on ESPN+ at 7 p.m. ET includes:
- Patrick Day vs. Ismail Iliev, 10 rounds, junior middleweights
- Bakhram Murtazaliev vs. Elvin Ayala, 10 rounds, junior middleweights
- Enriko Gogokhia vs. Vitor Jones Freitas, eight rounds, junior welterweights
- Jason Sanchez vs. Daniel Olea, eight rounds, featherweights
- Janibek Alimkhanuly vs. Steven Martinez, eight rounds, middleweights