What looked more like a sparring session for Sergey Kovalev he easily stopped mandatory challenger Nadjib Mohammedi in three rounds time was 2:38. The fight took place on Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas. From the bell it was clear that Nadjib Mohammedi was outmatched. Kovalev dropped Mohammedi multiple times throughout the fight.
After the fight Kovalev was asked about fighting Andre Ward and he responded that he would be happy to fight him. And that he was ready to fight anyone any time.