Unbeaten light-heavyweight Sergey Kovalev has signed a
promotional contract with Main Events.
The Florida-based Russian, 29, recently picked up his
19th professional win with a third round stoppage of
Lionell Thompson and believes inking terms with Kathy Duva's
company will help push his career forwards.
He said: "This is the most important decision I have made in my
professional career. I feel I have made a very good choice by
signing with Main Events.
"I am ready for my next fight right now. I will fight
Kathy Duva added: "When Sergey is in the ring, he is simply
"He told us that he will fight absolutely anyone in the
light-heavyweight division, and after watching his performance on
NBC Sports Network on Friday night, I have no doubt that he is
"We look forward to seeing more fireworks from Kovalev, who will
undoubtedly become a force in one of boxing's hottest