Video:Andre Ward Explains Why He Refused To Shake Kovalev's Hand. "We're Getting Ready
Ahead of their press conference for their November 19th HBO PPV light heavyweight showdown, Sergey Kovalev tried to greet the 2004 Olympic Gold Medalist, Ward's response infuriated the unified light heavyweight champion. Watch Ward's response above.
"I respect him as a fighter and a person but I didn't like our confrontation this morning. He's a great fighter but I will show him no respect inside the ropes. When I saw him this morning I said hi, and he did't say nothing so f**k him. I will do all I can in the ring to kick his ass in November." Kovalev said to Boxing Scene.
Sergey Kovalev & Andre Ward will meet on November 19th for Kovalev's IBF, WBO, & WBA light heavyweight titles live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas Nevada on HBO PPV.