Spoiler arert: Result of tonight’s HBO tape-delayed Cleverly-Kovalev fight

Sergey Kovalev of Russia on Saturday went to the backyard of Nathan Cleverly and stopped the Welshman in the fourth round. Kovalev took Cleverly’s light heavyweight title in the fight held at Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, Wales.

Kovalev (22-0-1, 20 KOs) decked Cleverly (26-1) twice in the third round, according to the Assoicated Press. Kovalev was pummeling Cleverly when the referee stepped in to halt the bout in the fourth.

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