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Sergey Kovalev

Sergey Kovalev is a boxer who was born on April 2, 1983 in Russia. He earned the nickname “Krusher.” He first entered the boxing ring at age 11 and won gold at the Russian Boxing Junior Championships in 1997. Kovalev grew up in a poverty-stricken family with two brothers. His parents divorced when he was a young boy. He and wife Natalya have a son, Aleksandr (born October 20, 2014). He now resides and trains in the United States.

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Sergey Kovalev Says Vladimir Putin Is Best Russian President Ever (VIDEO)

Sergey Kovalev
Vladimir Putin Is The Greatest Russian President Ever

Russian boxing star Sergey "The Krusher" Kovalev loves him some Vladimir Putin and he's not ashamed of it ... telling TMZ Sports he thinks Putin is the greatest Russian prez EVER. We got Kovalev… READ MORE >

Bob Arum Says American Judges Should Score Kovalev & Ward Rematch (VIDEO)

Bob Arum
Quit Yer Bellyachin', Kovalev American Judges Are Fine For Rematch

Legendary boxing promoter Bob Arum has a message for Sergey Kovalev ... stop complaining about American judges, saying officials from the USA are just fine for Kovalev's rematch with Andre… READ MORE >

- 37 days ago
Andre Ward Says Sergey Kovalev Will Have 'Big Problems' in Rematch (VIDEO)

Andre Ward
Kovalev Rematch Will Be Big Problem ... For Sergey

Andre Ward wants Sergey Kovalev to know he's in for a bad night when they face off in the ring again ... telling TMZ Sports "he's got big problems" come June. The Champ says he's not fazed by… READ MORE >

- 39 days ago
James Prince Challenges Putin to Million Dollar Boxing Bet Over Kovalev vs. Ward

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I'll Bet Vladimir Putin Millions Andre Ward 'Massacres' Sergey Kovalev

Vladimir Putin just got his pockets checked by one of the most powerful men in hip hop, who says he's willing to bet Putin millions Andre Ward DESTROYS Sergey Kovalev in their rematch. The man is… READ MORE >

- 40 days ago
Sergey Kovalev Fires Sick Golden Gun (VIDEO)

Sergey Kovalev
When In Russia ... Fire A Gold-Plated Gun

Here's proof the Russians do more for fun than just (allegedly) sabotaging democracy ... Sergey Kovalev firing a SICK gold-plated Tommy gun during a trip to a famous Russian weapons museum.… READ MORE >

- 53 days ago
Andre Ward Talks Retirement Rumors and Kovalev Rematch (VIDEO)

Andre Ward
Pay Me What I'm Worth ... And I Won't Retire

Boxing champ Andre Ward says he doesn't want to retire ... but he will if he isn't shown the proper respect ... aka given his fair cut of the cash for Ward-Kovalev II. TMZ Sports ran into… READ MORE >

- 158 days ago
Andre Ward -- I 100% Beat Kovalev ... And Rematch Will Be Easier (VIDEO)

Andre Ward
I 100% Beat Kovalev And Rematch Will Be Easier

Light Heavyweight champ Andre Ward has a message for anyone still questioning his victory over Sergey Kovalev ... I WON, GET THE HELL OVER IT. Kovalev and his team were furious over the loss ...… READ MORE >

- 179 days ago
Sergey Kovalev -- Message To Andre Ward ... Imma Bust Your Ass, Bro (VIDEO)

Sergey Kovalev
Message To Andre Ward Imma Bust Your Ass, Bro

Sergey Kovalev has a message for Andre Ward ... I'M GONNA KICK YOUR ASS ... telling TMZ Sports their fight Saturday night ain't gonna be a Mayweather/Pacquiao snoozefest ... it's gonna be all-out… READ MORE >

- 187 days ago
Sergey Kovalev -- I Want Putin In My Corner ... For Andre Ward Fight! (VIDEO)

Sergey Kovalev
I Want Putin In My Corner ... For Andre Ward Fight!

Forget Beyonce or Justin Bieber ... there's only one huge star Sergey Kovalev wants by his side as he enters the ring to fight Andre Ward -- Russian President Vladimir Putin!  The Russian… READ MORE >

- 287 days ago
Sergey Kovalev -- I Fight To Honor Boxer Who Died By My Hands (VIDEO)

Sergey Kovalev
I Fight To Honor Boxer Who Died By My Hands

Light heavyweight boxing champ Sergey Kovalev says he's driven to be a champion by the memory of Roman Simakov ... the man who died 3 days after fighting Sergey back in 2011. We talked to Kovalev… READ MORE >

- 290 days ago
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