Next fight of Dmitry Bivol is not determined yet.
Vadim Kornilov, manager of the WBA light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol (14-0, 11 KOs) says that his client is eager to meet with other champions: "He wants unification fights. With anyone. He will take any available option. We are considering the possibility of holding the next match in December. We are trying to determine with whom Bivol can fight."
Kathy Duva, the head of the promotion company Main Events, told that a variant of the fight between WBO Light Heavyweight Champion Eleider Alvarez of Colombia and WBA belt holder Dmitry Bivol on December 8 in the United States is being worked out.
In one of the main events of the boxing evening in Atlantic City, WBA Light Heavyweight Champion Dmitry Bivol (14-0, 11 KOs) scored a convincing but rather boring victory by unanimous decision over Isaac Chilemba (25-6-2, 10 KOs) and defended his title. The scores were 116-112 twice and 120-108.
A live broadcast of the boxing event from Atlantic City, in the main events of which light heavyweight champions Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev and Dmitry Bivol will try to defend their titles with an eye to the unification meeting in the future. Kovalev will face unbeaten official challenger Eleider "Storm" Alvarez, Bivol will try to achieve another TKO victory in a meeting with Isaac Chilemba.
Light heavyweight champions Sergey Kovalev and Dmitry Bivol, according to bookmakers, are favorites in the upcoming title defense on August 4 in Atlantic City at the Hard Rock arena. In a meeting with Isaac Chilemba Bivol is an undisputed favorite, and the bets on his victory are taken at a coefficient of 1.01, for Chilemba's victory - 17 to 1. According to bookmakers, Kovalev have slightly less chances of winning on the upcoming Saturday - 1,2. Undefeated Eleider Alvarez can still "break the bank" - 4,5.