Tomorrow night in Cardiff, Wales, Nathan Cleverly looks to defend his WBO light heavyweight title against hard-hitting challenger Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev. Right here, you’ll find the Cleverly vs. Kovalev weigh-in results to see how the fighters looked as they get ready for their hotly anticipated battle.
At today’s official weigh-in on Cardiff’s busy Queen Street, WBO World Light-Heavyweight Champion Nathan Cleverly came in at 174 lbs, while the challenger Sergey Kovalev weighed 173 lbs.
Undefeated Cleverly makes the sixth and riskiest title defense against the dynamite-punching Russian tomorrow night at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena, live on BoxNation in the UK and here in the states on HBO.
Cleverly said, “There is nothing left to say now and all the talking will be done in the ring tomorrow night. All the hard work is done, I’ve hit the weight spot and I’m ready to fight. I can’t wait for it, bring on Kovalev.”
In the chief support, British Super-Featherweight Champion Gary Buckland hit the scales at 9st 2lb 8oz (128lb) and challenger Stephen Smith came in at 9st 4lb (130lb).
Commonwealth Light-Heavyweight Champion Ovill McKenzie weighed 12st 6lb (174lb) with challenger Enzo Maccarinelli weighing 12st 6lb (174lb) in the big rematch.
The whole ‘Red Mist’ event:- headlined by the unmissable WBO World Light-Heavyweight collision between Nathan Cleverly and unbeaten Russian KO king Sergey Kovalev, plus Gary Buckland’s British Super-Featherweight title defense against Stephen Smith and Commonwealth Light-Heavyweight Champion Ovill McKenzie’s rematch against Enzo Maccarinelli.