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Dmitry Bivol vs Eleider Alvarez preview
When is Bivol vs Alvarez?
Dmitry Bivol could fight Eleider Alvarez in Autumn/Fall 2023 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 21 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 that Bivol and Alvarez have similar power, both with a 52% knock out percentage.
Dmitry Bivol is the younger man by 7 years, at 32 years old.
Alvarez has 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Dmitry Bivol & Eleider Alvarez fight out of an orthodox stance.
Bivol is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 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 17 less professional rounds, 172 to Alvarez's 189.
Dmitry Bivol goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING at light heavyweight.
Bivol vs Alvarez form
Bivol remains undefeated as a professional.
In his last fight, he defeated Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez on 5th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had defeated Canelo Alvarez on 7th May 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Umar Salamov on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight championship fight at KRK “Uralets”, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
Before that, he had won against Craig Richards on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
He had beat Lenin Castillo on 12th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Wintrust Arena, Illinois, United States.
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.
He had defeated Jean Pascal on 3rd June 2017 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.
In terms of recent activity, Dmitry Bivol has been fighting more than Eleider Alvarez.
Dmitry Bivol last fought 7 months ago, while Eleider Alvarez's last outing was 2 years, 9 months and 14 days ago.
Bivol's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 23 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 6 years and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
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