Kovalev confirmed as Cleverly's August opponent

WBO light heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly will fight undefeated Russian Sergey Kovalev at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena later this summer.

The date for Cleverly's next fight was announced earlier this week - 17 August - but his opponent not confirmed until today.

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It's finally on! Fighting undefeated Russian K.O specialist Sergey 'Krusher' Kovalev, August 17th in Cardiff. #explosive

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Cleverly's Cardiff title defence

Nathan Cleverly will make his sixth world title defence at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena on August 17, against Russian Sergey Kovalev.