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Sergey Kovalev set to defend belt

Updated: February 11, 2014, 2:18 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev, the Russian puncher who hasn't let an opponent escape the fourth round in six consecutive fights, will make his second defense when he meets Cedric Agnew on March 29 at the Adrian Phillips Ballroom at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J., Main Events announced Tuesday.

"I am excited to be back on HBO and for my first fight at Boardwalk Hall," Kovalev said. "I promise to put on an exciting show."

Agnew (26-0, 13 KOs), a 27-year-old from Chicago, ...

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