Sergey Kovalev and Eleider Alvarez. Photo: Reuters

Colombian boxer Eleider Alvarez knocked out Russian Sergey Kovalev in a battle for the title of world champion under version WBO.

In the seventh round of the match, the Colombian has thrice sent the rival to a knockout. The referee has recorded a technical knockout.

Alvarez was someval first championship title in the light heavyweight division. On account of his 24 wins in 24 fights in his professional career.

Kovalev spent his 36th match. He lost for the third time.

The previous two losses the Russians suffered against Andre ward, informs SE.