Live Blog: Sergey Kovalev vs. Blake Caparello

Aus-Boxing will have a live blog for round-by-round updates from Atlantic City, where Australia’s unbeaten Blake Caparello (19-0-1, 6 KOs) will attempt to score the biggest upset in boxing this year he challenges WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (24-0-1, 22 KOs).

Kovalev vs. Caparello is scheduled to take place at roughly 11:30 AM EST. This time will vary depending on the length of the earlier fights.

Check out the live blog for the title fight below.


Sergey Kovalev (24-0-1, 22 KOs) vs. Blake Caparello (19-0-1, 6 KOs)
12 Rounds, Light Heavyweight – WBO light heavyweight title

Both fighters have now entered the ring and having official introductions. We are now ready to go 12 rounds of World Championship boxing.

Round 1:

Caparello creating distance early as Kovalev is trying to find his range. Caparello drops Kovalev who was off balance and the referee gives him the eight count. Kovalev back to his feet, and the fight continues. 10-8 Caparello

Round 2:

Caparello continues to circle and throw the left hand off the right jab. Decent left land finds it home again by Caparello. Hard right to the body from Kovalev drops Caparello hard, the shot makes a loud thudding noise – possible rib damage. Caparello is up and receives the mandatory eight count. Kovalev throws a hard right hand to the body and drops Caparello again, Caparello gets up quickly this time. Still in the same corner Kovalev attacks with a flurry and Caparello hits the canvas once more. The ref waves it off.

Kovalev wins via TKO in Round 2

Images: Getty Images

Betting Odds:

Sergey Kovalev: $1.08, Blake Caparello: $7.50

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