Beterbiev announces readiness to fight Bivol

Russian boxer Artur Beterbiev talked about a possible fight for unification against another representative of Russia – Dmitry Bivalo, reports boxing scene.

“He and his team are constantly talking about who they want to fight. Ok let’s go. I don’t know what’s next for me. But if Bivol wants to fight, go ahead, I’m ready. Joe Smith wanted to fight too. He got his. I can’t predict the future. Boxing is boxing, so we’ll see.” ” said.

In May of this year, Bivol defended his belt in a fight against Saul Alvarez. The fight lasted all 12 rounds and ended in victory with the unanimous decision of the 31-year-old representative of Russia. For Bivol, this fight was the third to defend the title of super world champion according to the World Boxing Association (WBA).

On the night of June 19, Moscow time, a professional boxing tournament was held in New York at the Madison Square Garden arena, where 37-year-old undefeated Russian athlete Artur Beterbiev met with 32-year-old US representative Joe Smith Jr. . Three light heavyweight titles were at stake in the fight: Beterbiev’s IBF and WBC titles and Smith’s WBO title.

It was previously reported that two-time Olympic boxing champion Alexei Tishchenko. shared his opinion About a possible fight between Artur Beterbiev and Dmitry Bivol.

Source: Gazeta


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