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When is Bivol vs Azeez?
Dmitry Bivol could potentially square off against Dan Azeez in Spring 2024 in the United Kingdom.
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 Azeez stats
Dmitry Bivol would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 22 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Dan Azeez would make his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Azeez would have advantage in power over Bivol, with a 65% knock out percentage over Bivol's 50%.
Dmitry Bivol is the younger man by 1 year, at 33 years old.
Bivol has a height advantage of 2 inches over Azeez. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Dmitry Bivol & Dan Azeez fight out of an orthodox stance.
Bivol is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 3 years and 3 months earlier than Azeez, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He has fought 43 more professional rounds, 184 to Azeez's 141.
Dmitry Bivol goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the RING at light heavyweight.
Dan Azeez is currently ranked number 2 by the WBA, 6 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO, 11 by the IBF and 6 by the RING in the 175lb division.
Bivol vs Azeez form
Bivol remains undefeated as a professional.
In his last fight, he defeated Lyndon Arthur on 23rd December 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Previous to that, he had 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat 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.
Before that, he had won against Umar Salamov on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight championship fight at KRK “Uralets”, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
He had beat Craig Richards on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Azeez has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Joshua Buatsi on 3rd February 2024 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight and CBC Commonwealth Light Heavyweight championship fight at OVO Arena Wembley, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Thomas Faure on 11th March 2023 by technical decision in their 12 round contest at Zenith Paris - La Villette, Paris, France.
Going into that contest, he had won against Rocky Fielding on 17th December 2022 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight and CBC Commonwealth Super Middleweight championship fight at Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had defeated Shakan Pitters on 3rd September 2022 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
He had beat Reece Cartwright on 26th March 2022 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Wembley Arena, Wembley.
In terms of recent activity, Dan Azeez has been fighting more than Dmitry Bivol.
Dmitry Bivol last fought 3 months and 19 days ago, while Dan Azeez's last outing was 2 months and 8 days ago.
Bivol's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 12 rounds on average.
Azeez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Bivol vs Azeez?
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|Winner / Verdict
|% of users
|Dmitry Bivol - KO
|Dmitry Bivol - Decision
Based on 2 Predictions