The fight will take place at the Ford Center, Frisco, Texas, on February 2, to win the WBO light weight title.
Eleider Alvarez, a 34-year-old Colombian boxer, will fight for the title he won on August 4, 2018 from Kovalev. He has a record of competing 24-0 with 12 knockouts.
Kovalev, a 35-year-old Russian boxer, will fight to reclaim his lost title. At that time he lost the TKO to Alvarez in the seventh round. The defeat made the match record 32-3-1 (28 KOs).
Eleider Alvarez vs Sergey Kovalev, rematch, 12 rounds, for Alvarez’s WBO light Heavyweight Title ★
Teofimo Lopez vs Diego Magdaleno, 10 rounds, Lightweights ★
Oscar Valdez vs Carmine Tommasone, 12 rounds, for Valdez’s WBO Featherweight Title ★
Richard Commey vs Isa Chaniev, 12 rounds, for vacant IBF lightweight title ★
Patrick Day vs Ismail Iliev, 10 rounds, Junior Middleweights
Bakhram Murtazaliev vs Elvin Ayala, 10 rounds, Junior Middleweights
Enriko Gogokhia vs Vitor Jones Freitas, 6 or 8 rounds, Junior Welterweights
Jason Sanchez vs Daniel Olea, 8 rounds, Featherweights
Janibek Alimkhanuly vs Steven Martinez, 8 rounds, Super Middleweights