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Canelo Alvarez vs Dmitry Bivol: Fight Preview, Tapology and Betting Odds

Nnaemeka Ijioma
05 May 2022
11:07

Mexican Canelo Alvarez steps out in the ring once more to fight undefeated WBA (Super) light-heavyweight champion, Dmitry Bivol in Las Vegas, Nevada in the main card of the night’s event. Bivol will be making another defence of the WBA belt he first won in 2017. The Russian is a technically competent boxer who is perennially underestimated in spite of his stellar amateur career.

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Canelo Alvarez vs Dmitry Bivol

Errol Spencer, unified welterweight champion, speaking about the Alvarez winning another belt in a different division again said:

He can, I think he can. He has the skill set, seems like he got the chin, I think he can do it. I feel like Canelo is doing whatever he wants to do - he’s chasing history. What he’s doing is unheard of, skipping weight classes. Fighting who he wants to fight. I don’t feel like he’s ducking anybody.

Fight Preview

Alvarez is known for competing and winning belts in many weight divisions. Last November, he defeated former undefeated IBF Super Middleweight champion, Caleb Plant to become the undisputed Middleweight champion. After initially planning to move up to Cruiserweight to fight Illunga Makebu, Alvarez had to settle for the light-heavyweight champion, Dmitry Bivol after Makebu could not make it.

WBA Light-Heavyweight champion of the world, Bivol is ranked as the second-best active light-heavyweight in the world according to The Ring and ESPN. Since becoming WBA Light-Heavyweight champion, Bivol has defended his title 5 times. In his last fight, he beat fellow Russian Umar Salamov with a unanimous decision to remain undefeated.

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Canelo AlvarezDmitry Bivol
57Wins19
1Lost0
39KOs11
2Draws0
60Total Bouts19
65%KO%58%
5'9"Height6'0"
71"Reach72″ 
OrthodoxStanceOrthodox
Guadalajara, JAL, MexicoNationalityTokmak, Kyrgyzstan
July 18th, 1990Date of BirthDecember 18, 1990

Odds

Win

  • Alvarev: 1:18
  • Bivol: 5.6

By TKO, KO or Disqualification

  • Alvarez: 3.60
  • Bivol: 9.00

Draw or technical draw: 19.00

Odds from 1Xbet, 22Bet and Bet365. Check them for more options on the exciting fight.

Venue, time and where to watch

  • Date: Sunday, 8 May 2022 at 4:00 BST
  • Venue: T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada is the venue for the match
  • Where to watch: Pay-per-View Streaming on DAZN
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