Kovalev vs Mikhalkin Live

Kovalev vs Mikhalkin Live

Sergey Kovalev vs Igor Mikhalkin and Dmitry Bivol vs Sullivan Barrera UK time, TV channel, undercard and odds

It is a big night in the light heavyweight division on Saturday as two of the world titles at 175lbs are on the line at Madison Square Garden in New York.

Sergey Kovalev (31-2-1) headlines the event as he defends his WBO strap against Igor Mikhalkin (21-1) with the champion going in as the overwhelming favourite.

More intriguingly, exciting but untested youngster Dmitry Bivol (12-0) steps up in class against the impressive Cuban Sullivan Barrera (21-1) in Bivol’s first big test of his short career.

The winners are almost certain to meet at some stage, and if the bookies are to be believed, that means we will be treated to a Kovalev vs Bivol slug-fest in the near future.

Igor Mikhalkin has lost just once, but has not fought the very best (Picture: Getty Images)

When is Kovalev vs Mikhalkin and Bivol vs Barrera?

The fight night is on Saturday, March 3 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

What TV channel is Kovalev vs Mikhalkin and Bivol vs Barrera on?

BoxNation will be showing the fight live in the UK, with coverage beginning at 2am on Sunday, March 4.

Dmitry Bivol is the rising star of the light heavyweight division (Picture: Getty Images)

What are the odds? (Courtesy of Betfair)

1/33 Kovalev vs Mikhalkin 12/1

1/7 Bivol vs Barrera 4/1

Kovalev vs Mikhalkin undercard

Sergey Kovalev (31-2-1) vs Igor Mikhalkin (21-1) – WBO light heavyweight title

Dmitry Bivol (12-0) vs Sullivan Barrera (21-1) – WBA light heavyweight title

Sullivan Barrera has only lost to Andre Ward (Picture: Getty Images)

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Frank Galarza (18-2-2) vs Norberto Gonzalez (23-10)

Alexey Evchenko (15-10-1) vs Khiary Gray (15-3)

Meiirim Nursultanov (5-0) vs Alejandro Torres (9-3-2)

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Madiyar Ashkeyev (8-0) vs Jose Antonio Abreu (13-3)

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