Kovalev: McGregor has a great future

Ковалев: У Макгрегора большое будущее

Boxer Sergey Kovalev

WBC world light heavyweight (up to 79.4 kg), IBF, WBO and WBA champion Sergey Kovalev (29-0-1, 26 KOS) expressed his sympathy to the champion of UFC in a Featherweight (66 kg) Conor McGregor (19-3).

“I don’t agree that the UFC is now more popular than Boxing. But Conor McGregor is very popular. And thanks to it increases the popularity of the UFC. I really like this guy. He has a big heart and a great future“, – said Kovalev.

Earlier, SPORTS bigmir)net reported that the fight is a rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz was to be held on July 9 in Las Vegas, but McGregor and Diaz at the same time have stated about retirement.

Note, the President of the UFC announced that McGregor will not fight at the tournament in Las Vegas.

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