WBA, WBO, and IBF light heavyweight champion Andre Ward (32-0, 16 KOs) won his rematch with Sergey Kovalev (30-2-1, 26 KOs) by eighth round TKO on Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas.
In their first fight in November, Ward rallied from a second round knockdown to win a disputed decision against Kovalev, who many believed won the bout.
The rematch was no less controversial.
Ward hurt Kovalev with a right hand to the head, then hit Kovalev with three low blows…
Source: Ward conquers Kovalev in eight