Valuev told about their expectations from the Kovalev fight against Alvarez. It is reported the championship, reports the Russian Dialogue.

The MP doubted that the meeting can end with a knockout. According to him, Kovalev has a chance, but the positive aspects will be the Russians in the first half of the fight.

Valuev said that Alvarez can only rely on the difference in age and fatigue by the end of the battle. The ex-champion refrained from assessing the ability of Kovalev to keep up with the pace of the match.

According to the Deputy of the state Duma, Alvarez has long been preparing for this fight and Kovalev have recently fought. While Valuev stressed that Kovalev is already the best in Russia, and his name will be included in a list of top domestic boxers.

The Kovalev fight and Alvarez will be held on the morning of 3 November in Las Vegas. His Mexican rival will fight in his new weight category.

Earlier, Kovalev in his native Chelyabinsk triumphantly defended his championship belt for the WBO title, knocking Jeb Briton Anthony Yard. The Russians finished the last fight for 11 rounds.

Recall that Kovalev commented on the death of Sergei Kovalev shortly after the battle Cabriales Mathias and called those responsible for the death of the Russian boxer. It should be noted that his victory over the Russian Yard dedicated to a deceased colleague.