Russian boxer Kovalev has filed an appeal against the outcome of the second fight with ward

© AP Photo / John LocherСергей Kovalev during championship Boxing at light heavyweight. 17 Jun 2017Russian boxer Kovalev has filed an appeal against the outcome of the second fight with ward© AP Photo / John Locher

Russian boxer Sergey Kovalev announced that he had filed an appeal against the outcome of the fight is a rematch with American Andre ward.

Kovalev on June 17 in Las Vegas lost by TKO ward in the eighth round of the fight is a rematch for the titles WBA (Super), IBF and WBO light heavyweight title after the controversial decision of the referee. In the first fight boxers of data in November 2016, the American won by unanimous decision.

«As for the protest – we protested. But this is unlikely to change anything. The maximum that can be achieved – additional revenge, which is not spelled out in the contract of ward. He terms of the contract that we signed in 2015, was performed. Gave a rematch. Boxing. All. Now if only the Commission, while reviewing the controversial stop and decide that was the wrong stop and the blows were below the belt, and assign a rematch,» said Kovalev told reporters.

Failed revenge: Kovalev lost the fight ward© AP Photo / John LocherВ November 2016 in the first fight Kovalev, ward lost by unanimous decision and lost his championship belts.Russian boxer Kovalev has filed an appeal against the outcome of the second fight with ward© AP Photo / John LocherВ November 2016 in the first fight Kovalev, ward lost by unanimous decision and lost his championship belts.© AP Photo / John LocherПеред meeting Kovalev has repeatedly stated that burn with the desire not just to win but to crush the opponent.Russian boxer Kovalev has filed an appeal against the outcome of the second fight with ward© AP Photo / John LocherПеред meeting Kovalev has repeatedly stated that burn with the desire not just to win but to crush the opponent.© AP Photo / John LocherВторая the meeting was held in Las Vegas and consisted of eight rounds.Russian boxer Kovalev has filed an appeal against the outcome of the second fight with ward© AP Photo / John LocherВторая the meeting was held in Las Vegas and consisted of eight rounds.© AP Photo / John LocherВ the last round the referee stopped the fight after the Russians got shot in the groin and missed a few powerful strokes.Russian boxer Kovalev has filed an appeal against the outcome of the second fight with ward© AP Photo / John LocherВ the last round the referee stopped the fight after the Russians got shot in the groin and missed a few powerful strokes.© AP Photo / John LocherУорд worked on the counter and «knit» the opponent in difficult situations, skillfully using their strengths and dealing powerful blows.Russian boxer Kovalev has filed an appeal against the outcome of the second fight with ward© AP Photo / John LocherУорд worked on the counter and «knit» the opponent in difficult situations, skillfully using their strengths and dealing powerful blows.© AP Photo / John LocherДважды the referee turned a blind eye to the fact that the American was hitting below the belt, which led to a sudden halt to the fight in the eighth round.Russian boxer Kovalev has filed an appeal against the outcome of the second fight with ward© AP Photo / John LocherДважды the referee turned a blind eye to the fact that the American was hitting below the belt, which led to a sudden halt to the fight in the eighth round.© AP Photo / John LocherВ the final round, the referee intervened in the course of the fight, stopping the fight and awarding the Americans a victory a technical knockout.Russian boxer Kovalev has filed an appeal against the outcome of the second fight with ward© AP Photo / John LocherВ the final round, the referee intervened in the course of the fight, stopping the fight and awarding the Americans a victory a technical knockout.© AP Photo / John LocherНа the time of a stop of the match, two referees gave preference to the ward (with a score of 67-66), and one Kovalev (68-65).Russian boxer Kovalev has filed an appeal against the outcome of the second fight with ward© AP Photo / John LocherНа the time of a stop of the match, two referees gave preference to the ward (with a score of 67-66), and one Kovalev (68-65).© AP Photo / John LocherСергей Kovalev protested the stoppage and stated that could continue to box.Russian boxer Kovalev has filed an appeal against the outcome of the second fight with ward© AP Photo / John LocherСергей Kovalev protested the stoppage and stated that could continue to box.© AP Photo / John LocherС Russian boxer agreed and promoter, Andrey Ryabinsky, and the former world Boxing champion Mexican Erik Morales.Russian boxer Kovalev has filed an appeal against the outcome of the second fight with ward© AP Photo / John LocherС Russian boxer agreed and promoter, Andrey Ryabinsky, and the former world Boxing champion Mexican Erik Morales.© AP Photo / John LocherПозже referee Tony weeks admitted that he didn’t notice the low blows on the part of American and made a mistake with the early stop of the match.Russian boxer Kovalev has filed an appeal against the outcome of the second fight with ward© AP Photo / John LocherПозже referee Tony weeks admitted that he didn’t notice the low blows on the part of American and made a mistake with the early stop of the match.© AP Photo / John LocherСторона the Russian boxer said she intends to file a protest.Russian boxer Kovalev has filed an appeal against the outcome of the second fight with ward© AP Photo / John LocherСторона the Russian boxer said she intends to file a protest.© AP Photo / John LocherСам Kovalev ready to meet with American again, «to dot the i».Russian boxer Kovalev has filed an appeal against the outcome of the second fight with ward© AP Photo / John LocherСам Kovalev ready to meet with American again, «to dot the i». /

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