Summer 2021
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest
@ Light Heavyweight
18-0-0
25-2-0

Belts on The Line

WBA Super World Light Heavyweight

The tape

30
Age
37
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
N/A
Reach
75.6" / 192 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 12UD 12UD 12UD 12UD 12
Form
KO 9KO 7UD 12TKO 7MD 12
18
Wins
25
11
By KO
13
61
KO%
52
0
Losses
2
0
Stopped
1
0
Draws
0
2014
Debut
2009
136
Pro rounds
189

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

2
The Ring
5
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Dmitry Bivol vs Eleider Alvarez preview

When is Bivol vs Alvarez?

Dmitry Bivol could fight Eleider Alvarez in Summer 2021 in the United States.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).

Bivol vs Alvarez stats

Dmitry Bivol would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Eleider Alvarez would make his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Bivol would have a slight advantage in power over Alvarez, with a 61% knock out percentage over Alvarez's 52%.

Dmitry Bivol is the younger man by 7 years, at 30 years old.

Both Dmitry Bivol & Eleider Alvarez fight out of an orthodox stance.

Bivol is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 5 year and 3 months later than Alvarez, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 53 less professional rounds, 136 to Alvarez's 189.

Dmitry Bivol goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the RING at light heavyweight.

Eleider Alvarez is currently ranked number 5 by the RING in the 175lb division.

Bivol vs Alvarez form

Bivol remains undefeated as a professional.

In his last fight, he defeated Craig Richards on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Lenin Castillo on 12th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Wintrust Arena, Illinois, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beat Joe Smith Jr on 9th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.

Before that, he had won against Jean Pascal on 24th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Mark G. Etess Arena, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, New Jersey.

He had beat Isaac Chilemba on 4th August 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, New Jersey.

Alvarez has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Joe Smith Jr on 22nd August 2020 by knockout in the 9th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Michael Seals on 18th January 2020 by knockout in the 7th round at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Sergey Kovalev on 2nd February 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.

Before that, he had won against Sergey Kovalev on 4th August 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, New Jersey.

Hehad defeated Jean Pascal on 3rd June 2017 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Dmitry Bivol has been fighting more than Eleider Alvarez.

Dmitry Bivol last fought 4 months and 26 days ago, while Eleider Alvarez's last outing was 1 year, 1 month and 5 days ago.

Bivol's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 12 rounds on average.

Alvarez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Bivol vs Alvarez?

Eleider Alvarez is currently (+100) to win the fight outright, while you can get (+100) on Dmitry Bivol if you fancy the incredible upset.

Dmitry Bivol vs Eleider Alvarez news

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