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Dmitry Bivol vs Jaime Munguia preview
When is Bivol vs Munguia?
Dmitry Bivol could take on Jaime Munguia in Summer 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 Munguia 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.
Jaime Munguia would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 41 wins and 0 draws, with 33 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Munguia would have a large advantage in power over Bivol, boosting at 80% knock out percentage over Bivol's 52%.
Dmitry Bivol is the older man by 6 years, at 32 years old.
Both Dmitry Bivol & Jaime Munguia fight out of an orthodox stance.
Bivol is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 20 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 year and 4 months later than Munguia, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 6 less professional rounds, 172 to Munguia's 178.
Dmitry Bivol goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING at light heavyweight.
Bivol vs Munguia 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.
Munguia remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Gonzalo Gaston Coria on 19th November 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Arena Astros, Guadalajara, Mexico.
Previous to that, he had defeated ‘Jimmy’ Kilrain Kelly on 11th June 2022 by knockout in the 5th round at Honda Center, California, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against D’Mitrius Ballard on 19th February 2022 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Plaza de Toros, Baja California, Mexico.
Before that, he had defeated Gabriel Rosado on 13th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.
He had beat Kamil Szeremeta on 19th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Don Haskins Center, El Paso.
In terms of recent activity, Jaime Munguia has been fighting more than Dmitry Bivol.
Dmitry Bivol last fought 7 months ago, while Jaime Munguia's last outing was 6 months and 17 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.
Munguia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
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