Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez (52-1-2, 35 KOs) and Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (34-3-1, 29 KOs) organized and attended their final pre-fight press conference towards the clash they will have in Saturday, November 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, which will be broadcast live exclusively on DAZN.
Below is what the fighters commented at the final press conference:
“I want to thank all of you, familiar faces, I want to thank you for all the support you have given me throughout my career. Thanks to Main Events, Golden Boy, DAZN, everyone. I’m ready to make history. I’m ready for this great fight with Kovalev. Thanks to my team, my family, thanks to my beautiful daughter who is here. We are ready to win.”
Why Kovalev?: “Because he is the best in his division, he is one of the best, so we chose him to make history by fighting one of the best.”
175 vs. 160: “I feel comfortable, I feel good, we’ll see how everything goes on Saturday, but I feel good.”
“I am sure that this fight will be very interesting and very difficult for both of us because we never step back, we never give up. I have to thank all my team, the entire Golden Boy and Canelo team, and also thanks to all the people who participate in this fight. Thanks to Las Vegas, thanks to MGM Grand for a pleasant stay and for everything. Thanks to all my boxing fans, let’s fight this Saturday. ”
“My goal is to break his strategy and use mine in the fight. My goal is to defend this title and follow my dreams.”
Canelo vs Kovalev is a 12-round fight for the light heavyweight world weight title presented by Golden Boy, Main Events and Krusher Promotions.