Next fight of Dmitry Bivol is not determined yet.
Sergey Kovalev (34-4-1, 29 KOs) announced that he would not finish his career after Saturday's defeat to Saul Alvarez. 34-year old Russian plans a few weeks of rest and wants to return to the ring next spring.
On October 12 in Chicago on Wintrust arena Dmitry Bivol (17-0, 11 KOs) made his fifth defense of his WBA light heavyweight title. The Russian met Lenin Castillo (20-3-1, 15 KOs) of the Dominican Republic.
WBA light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol (16-0, 11 KOs) had hoped to meet Saul Alvarez (52-1-2, 35 KOs) at the end of the year, but he is enthusiastic about the news of the Mexican fighting in November against WBO champion Sergei Kovalev (34-3-1, 29 KOs), which he considers a great test for both opponents. Thus Bivol still hopes to meet Canelo or his compatriot.
Dmitry Bivol (16-0, 11 KOs) has learned the name of the opponent whom he will face in his sixth title defense of WBA light heavyweight belt on the DAZN boxing evening on October 12 in Chicago. 28-year-old champion will face the representative of the Dominican Republic Lenin Castillo (20-2-1, 15 KOs).
WBA light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol has no plans to fight his compatriot Arthur Beterbiev in the nearest future. Earlier IBF light heavyweight champion Beterbiev knocked out Radivoje Kalajdzic in the fifth round.