Dmitry Bivol is a Russian professional boxer. He has held the WBA light heavyweight title since 2017, and is undefeated as a professional.
Bivol was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia, and began boxing at the age of eight. He won numerous amateur championships, including the Russian National Championships in 2009 and 2010. He turned professional in 2011, and won his first fourteen fights before being signed by World Boxing Association (WBA).
He made his debut for the organization against Cuban fighter Enrique Ornelas on December 2, 2016. Bivol knocked out Ornelas in the seventh round to win the vacant WBA interim light heavyweight title. He was promoted to full champion after successfully defending his title against Joe Smith Jr. on March 3, 2017.
Amateur career: Bivol had an extensive amateur career, winning multiple tournaments
Bivol had an extensive amateur career, winning multiple tournaments. He won the Russian National Championships in 2009 and 2010 in the light heavyweight division. He also won the World Championships in 2011 in the same weight class. Bivol’s amateur record was an impressive 221-15.
Breakout fight: defeating Trent Broadhurst to win the belt
The fighter known as “Ruthless” lived up to his nickname in the ring as he fought his way to victory against Trent Broadhurst. It was a back-and-forth battle, but in the end, Ruthless came out on top, and is now the new champion.
This was a breakout performance for Ruthless, who had been previously been fighting in smaller venues. But with this victory, he has shown that he has what it takes to compete with the best of the best. He will now have his sights set on even bigger fights, and it will be interesting to see how he fares against tougher opponents.
In a stunning upset, Bivol defeated Saul “Canelo” Alvarez by unanimous decision. All three judges scored the bout 116-112 in favor of Bivol.
This is a huge victory for Bivol, who was not given much of a chance against the heavily favored Canelo. He used his superior boxing skills to outfox Canelo and picked him apart over 12 rounds.
Canelo will have to go back to the drawing board after this loss, while Bivol cements himself as one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world.
Bivol dominated from the start, using his superior boxing skills to keep Ramirez at bay. He landed big shots at will, and more or less totally bossed Ramirez though-out the duel.
It was a convincing performance by Bivol, who looks like one of the best fighters in the world at 175 pounds. He has now won 13 straight fights, with 11 of those coming by way of knockout.
Dmitry Bivol is one of the best boxers in the world and looks to continue his dominance in the Light Heavyweight division. His boxing style is unique and effective, and he has shown tremendous improvement since turning professional. He is still young and has a lot of potential to continue developing his skills. There is no doubt that Dmitry Bivol is a force to be reckoned with in the boxing world, and we can expect great things from him in the future.