Manager titled Russian light heavyweight Sergey Kovalev Egis Klimas commented on the widespread media reports that the Russian boxer is preparing to obtain a passport of the United States.

In comments to the Agency “R-Sport” Klimas said that this information is untrue, reports “Russian conversation”.

The Manager and the athlete know nothing about it.

Currently, Kovalev is completely focused on preparation for fight with American Andre ward, who on 17 June will be held in Las Vegas.

Earlier, the promoter Andrei Shkalikov in interview “to the Newspaper.ru” said that Kovalev can become a citizen of the United States. Supposedly the official procedure needs to be completed recently.

Recall, on the eve of a Boxing match between American Andre ward and Russian Sergey Kovalev, among athletes there was a verbal conflict .