Hopkins to face Kovalev in Light-Heavyweight Unification Bout

Vetaran world champion and one of the best pound for pound fighters of recent years Bernard Hopkins will defend his WBA light-heavyweight world title against WBO light-heavyweight champ Sergey Kovalev 19 years his junior in a unification bout promoters Golden Boy and Main Events have announced.

Hopkins who is just 2 months short of his 50th birthday will face the unbeaten 31 yo who put an end to Wales’ Nathan Cleverly’s reign as WBO champ in just 4 rounds in 2013.

Fight venue and date to follow

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