|Posted on August 4, 2018 at 12:45 AM|
ATLANTIC CITY-NJ , Eléyder Álvarez Baytar is a Colombian professional boxer who has held the WBC Silver light-heavyweight title since 2014. As an amateur he won a gold medal at the 2007 Pan American Games in the light-heavyweight division.
As of June 2018, Álvarez is ranked the as world's fourth best active light-heavyweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and fifth by The Ring magazine. this Saturday August 4, 2018, Boxing fight with Russian Sergey Kovalev, the fight will be broadcast on HBO.
About Kovalev-Alvarez: In the first boxing event at the newly opened Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, NJ, Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev will defend his WBO Light Heavyweight World Title against undefeated contender Eleider "Storm" Alvarez, and fight for the IBA on Saturday, August 4, 2018. In the co-main event, WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion Dmitry Bivol will defend his title against Isaac "Golden Boy' Chilemba. Tickets range between $50 and $200 and are on sale now through HardRockHotelAtlanticCity.com and Ticketmaster.com. The event is promoted by Main Events and Krusher Promotions in association with Groupe Yvon Michel and World of Boxing and will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.