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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.

Sergey Kovalev Charged with Felony Assault, Allegedly Punched Woman

Sergey Kovalev
Charged with Felony Assault ... Allegedly Punched Woman

Boxing superstar Sergey Kovalev has been charged with felony assault for allegedly punching a woman in the face back in June -- but he claims he's not guilty ... TMZ Sports has learned. … READ MORE >

Sergey Kovalev Says He's a Changed Man, 'God Saved My Life'

Sergey Kovalev
I'm a Changed Man ... 'God Saved My Life'

Sergey Kovalev says God saved him from a potentially deadly accident -- and now, he's vowing to show fans the "real Krusher" in his return fight this weekend. "I said very big thanks to the God… READ MORE >

- 423 days ago
Sergey Kovalev Beat Up By Tiny Toddler Son

Sergey Kovalev
Beat The Hell Up ... By Tiny Toddler Son

Sergey Kovalev just lost his 3rd straight fight, but it wasn't Andre Ward this time, it was his cute little toddler son, who totally laid the smack down on dear old dad with a vicious right hand.… READ MORE >

- 465 days ago
Sergey Kovalev: Andre Ward Retired 'Cause He's Scared of Me

Sergey Kovalev
Andre Ward Retired 'Cause He's Scared of Me

Sergey Kovalev says he's "disappointed" Andre Ward is retiring from boxing because "I don't have opportunity to kick his ass again." The Krusher joked to TMZ Sports that he predicted he would end… READ MORE >

- 486 days ago
Andre Ward Says He's Gonna Kick Sergey Kovalev's Ass For Being Racist

Andre Ward
Kovalev's A Racist And I'm Gonna Kick His Ass For It

Andre Ward says Sergey Kovalev needs to be punished for his racist antics on social media, and tells TMZ Sports he's gonna do it with his fists when the two men meet on June 17. Kovalev's been… READ MORE >

- 583 days ago
Kevin Durant's My Secret Weapon In Kovalev Rematch, Says Andre Ward

Andre Ward
Kevin Durant's My Secret Weapon ... In Kovalev Rematch

Andre Ward is fired up his good friend, Kevin Durant, will be ringside for his rematch with Sergey Kovalev ... telling TMZ Sports the NBA Finals MVP has been pushing him to dominate.  Ward… READ MORE >

- 583 days ago
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 >

- 644 days ago
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 >

- 645 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 >

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

Rap Godfather James Prince
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 >

- 647 days ago
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