The new coach of the Russian boxer Sergey Kovalev became Abror Tursumuratov. He said this in his account Instagram.
“There is a common understanding what and how to prepare. And this is important. I hope our collaboration will bring new success in my career boxer,” the athlete added. The specialist will help Kovalev prepare to fight against Ukrainian Vyacheslav Shabran, which will be held on November 25 in the United States.
September 18, Kovalev announced the breakup with his coach John David Jackson. He explained his decision by saying that the American over that time, gave him nothing.
In June, 34-year-old boxer for the second time in a row he lost to American Andre ward. Referee Kovalev was awarded a TKO in the eighth round. While Tony weeks working the fight, acknowledged that it is too early to stop the fight, and stated that he did not notice, as an American has caused to the Russian blows below the belt. A team of Russians protested the results of the match.
These two defeats only in the career of the 34-year-old Kovalev. Also he has 30 wins (26 by Ko), another fight ended in a draw.