Originally written on Sports Brothers Report  |  Last updated 11/17/14
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By Sam C. CoulterVia Nathan Cleverly's TwitterFollowing what was a devastating loss for Nathan Cleverly an assessment of what to do next is required.Cleverly aged 26 came into the fight as the WBO light-heavyweight world champion and with an undefeated record of 26-0. I personally expected Cleverly to come through the fight with Kovalev by implementing his boxing skill and being able to take shots better than others due to his great chin.Wow I was proven wrong. Kovalev was absolutely outstanding. He looked so relaxed and comfortable early on which is remarkable considering that he was the away fighter. He landed huge shots with remarkable accuracy and proved that he is the real deal.It was a crushing defeat for Cleverly and one that has really knocked him back. If he has come through this fight than he was well on the way to getting the big fights out there with the likes of Bernard Hopkins. Fights with the likes of Hopkins would have been career-changing and huge money makers.I...
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