Dmitry Bivol returns to the ring this weekend for the first time since outclassing Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in May. The Russian will defend his WBA light-heavyweight strap against fellow undefeated rival Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez in a mouth-watering showdown at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.
In chief support, undisputed welterweight champion McCaskill drops down a division to take on WBC and IBF super-lightweight title-holder Chantelle Cameron with the vacant WBA and WBO belts also on the line. Here’s everything you need to know.
Where: Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi
When: Saturday 5th November, 2022
How To Watch: DAZN. The card will begin at 5.30pm in the UK, with the main event expected between 9pm/10pm.
Tale Of The Tape:
Place Of Birth: Tokmak, Kyrgyzstan
Residence: Indio, California, USA
Record: 20-0 (11)
Last Fight: Vs Saul Alvarez (W-UD), 07/05/22
Place Of Birth: Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico
Residence: Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico
Record: 44-0 (30)
Last Fight: Vs Dominic Boesel (W-KO4), 14/05/22
What They Say:
Bivol: “I don't want to be inside his head. I want to be in my head and think about my mentality, about my preparation.
"He's one of the best. He was the champion at super middleweight. Now he's a light heavyweight. It makes me more focused on this fight.” [The Sportsman]
Full Fight Card:
Dmitry Bivol vs Gilberto Ramirez, WBA Super world light-heavyweight title
Chantelle Cameron vs Jessica McCaskill, IBF, WBC, WBA, WBO & IBO world super-lightweight titles
Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov vs Zelfa Barrett, IBF world super-featherweight title
Galal Yafai vs Gohan Rodriguez Garcia, WBC International flyweight title
Khalid Yafai vs Jerald Paclar, bantamweight
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