The battle Sullivan Barrera has been chasing for a few years, is being centered to take vicinity on January 30. despite the fact the date has now not been proven, DAZN is making strikes to at last stage the postponed conflict between the difficult Cuban and former mild heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev.
Barrera had every little thing in region to face Kovalev in April, however the ongoing coronavirus pandemic erupted and forced the cancellation of the complete event.
Kovalev has been out of the ring due to the fact getting knocked out by way of Canelo Alvarez in November of 2019, while Barrera turned into defeated in two of his last three fights to Jesse Hart and Dmitry Bivol.
At this late stage in both of their respective careers, the winner will stream ahead and the loser is generally near to retirement.
“We had a date for the battle towards Kovalev on April 25, then it become postponed on account of the COVID-19 circumstance that has spread fairly a bit of. We preserve working towards and expecting Golden Boy to tell us. So we will be ready,” Barrera told George Ebro.
“[Kovalev is] the combat we wanted before and the one we need now. We retain working gentle, doing fitness. With my teach Derik Santos we have not stopped doing issues in the fitness center, softly, however working.
“we now have diminished the depth a lot. So at this time I could not inform you [what this has done to my body]. I don’t have a meter. i’m 38 years ancient, 39 quickly. I believe respectable. Working health has finished me notable, because I think better than I’ve felt in ages. right now the body looks completely different. i am telling you, we’re working at half-desktop, however after we get the confirmation, we’ll push the accelerator, however i’m happy with what I’ve finished in these months.
“we’re going to are available in there with every little thing against Sergey and then we will look for a new problem for an international title. Sergey has at all times been a madman, but all the way through the Canelo combat he definitely obtained harm and that could be whatever in our desire.”