Next fight of Isaac Chilemba is not determined yet.
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.
WBA light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol said that he wants to repeat the success of Alexander Usyk and become an undisputed world champion. "The title of the undisputed world champion is important to me. Probably, all boxers dream about it. You have to go for your goal, for your dream. So, as Alexander Usyk did last week," Bivol said.