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2 Days: Sergey Kovalev

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The latest installment of HBO's 2 Days series documents the lead-up to Kovalev's fight with Cedric Agnew this past March.

2 Days is normally excellent, though this episode is a little dry. There's the standard "overweight at the weigh-in" drama which we've seen before, but not much else that's too compelling. Watch anyway because, hey, it beats workin'.

Kovalev seems like a pretty normal dude, and the closing interview gives us a glimpse into how fortunate he feels to be living in the United States with some cash in his pocket. It's a good reminder that America is still viewed as a magical place, a promised land, to millions of less fortunate folks around the world.

Kovalev, of course, takes on Blake Caparello this Saturday as part of a triple-header with Rios-TBA and Vargas-Novikov.