Kovalev vs. Mohammedi was originally scheduled for Saturday 18 July 2015. The event has been postponed for a week due to TV dates on HBO & Hotel booking issues. The bout will take place at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV on HBO boxing.
In Kovalev’s last two fights, he’s beaten Jean Pascal and Bernard Hopkins. Mohammedi has stopped his last four opponents in beating Lee Campbell, Demetrius Walker, Anatoliy Dudchenko, and Oleksandr Cherviak.