Summer 2021
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest
@ Light Heavyweight
18-0-0
56-1-2

Belts on The Line

WBA Super World Light Heavyweight

The tape

30
Age
31
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
N/A
Reach
70.5" / 179 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 12UD 12UD 12UD 12UD 12
Form
TKO 8TKO 3UD 12TKO 11UD 12
18
Wins
56
11
By KO
38
61
KO%
68
0
Losses
1
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
2
2014
Debut
2005
136
Pro rounds
425

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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

Dmitry Bivol vs Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez preview

When is Bivol vs Canelo?

Dmitry Bivol could take on Saul ‘Canelo’ 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 Canelo 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.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez would make his way to the ring with a record of 56 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, with 38 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Canelo would have a slight advantage in power over Bivol, with a 68% knock out percentage over Bivol's 61%.

Dmitry Bivol is the younger man by 1 year, at 30 years old.

Bivol has a height advantage of 3 inches over Canelo.

Both Dmitry Bivol & Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez fight out of an orthodox stance.

Bivol is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 41 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 9 year later than Canelo, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He has fought 289 less professional rounds, 136 to Canelo's 425.

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

Bivol vs Canelo 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.

Canelo has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Billy Joe Saunders on 8th May 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight, WBO World Super Middleweight and The Ring Super Middleweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Avni Yildirim on 27th February 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight and The Ring Super Middleweight championship fight at Hard Rock Stadium, Florida.

Going into that contest, he had won against Callum Smith on 19th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight and WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Alamodome, Texas.

Before that, he had defeated Sergey Kovalev on 2nd November 2019 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas.

Hehad beat Daniel Jacobs on 4th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight, WBA Super World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez has been fighting more than Dmitry Bivol.

Dmitry Bivol last fought 4 months and 26 days ago, while Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez's last outing was 4 months and 19 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.

Canelo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Bivol vs Canelo?

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is currently (+100) to win the contest outright, while you can get (+100) on Dmitry Bivol if you fancy the incredible upset.

Dmitry Bivol vs Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez news

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