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Dmitry Bivol vs Trent Broadhurst report
Who won Bivol vs Broadhurst?
Dmitry Bivol beat Trent Broadhurst by knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 4th November 2017 at Salle des Étoiles in Monte Carlo.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
This contest was for the vacant WBA light heavyweight championship of the world.
Bivol vs Broadhurst stats
Dmitry Bivol stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Trent Broadhurst made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Dmitry Bivol was the younger man by 2 years, at 32 years old.
Both Dmitry Bivol & Trent Broadhurst fought out of an orthodox stance.
Bivol was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 4 year and 4 months later than Broadhurst, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 79 more professional rounds, 172 to Broadhurst's 93.
Trent Broadhurst was ranked number 10 by the WBA in the 175lb division.
Bivol's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.5 rounds on average.
What time did Bivol vs Broadhurst start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:30 PM UTC at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco, which was 5:30 PM EST or 2:30 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 9:30 PM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Bivol vs Broadhurst?
Bivol vs Broadhurst was broadcast on Sky Sports Action in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by HBO.
What were the odds on Bivol vs Broadhurst?
Dmitry Bivol was a 1/50 (-5000) favourite going into the contest, while Trent Broadhurst made his way into the ring at 14/1 (+1400) with oddsmakers.
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