In his heavyweight debut, the last undisputed cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk (17-0, 13 KOs) defeated last-minute replacement opponent, Chazz Witherspoon (38-4, 29 KOs) on Saturday night at the Wintrust Arena in Chicago. The bout was clunky as Usyk didn’t rush things in the ring. Usyk put it on Witherspoon in
WBA light heavyweight world champion Dmitry Bivol made his fourth world title defense defeating former world champion Joe Smith Jr in a main event of card from the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, New York, broadcast on DAZN. Bivol was dominant as ever with a slight blemish being getting caught
Maurice Hooker (25-0-3, 17KOs) will return on March 9th to defend his WBO super lightweight world title against Mikkel “Slikk Mikk” LesPierre (20-0-1, 9KOs), a New York native hailing from the borough of Brooklyn. The bout will be the co-main event for the DAZN card headlined by Dmitry Bivol versus Joe Smith Jr., at a location
Dmitry Bivol and World of Boxing have signed a promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing USA and the Russian will defend his WBA World Light-Heavyweight title against Joe Smith Jr live on DAZN in the US and on Sky Sports in the UK. Bivol makes the fifth defense of his belt against Smith
WBA light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol is an extremely talented fighter, but in a spectator sport, sometimes that doesn’t matter. Against a past-prime former world champion Jean Pascal, Bivol won nearly every single round, but didn’t seem to win many fans watching online in the process. The reason, Bivol is
WBA light heavyweight world champion Dmitry Bivol outworked former WBC light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal (33-6-1 20KOs) in the main event of an HBO telecast from the Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Bivol, an impressive poised young fighter, who despite being the inexperienced fighter, forced Pascal around
Photo: David Spagnolo/Main Events Dmitry Bivol Jean Pascal St. Petersburg, Russia Montreal, Canada 13-0, 11 KOs 33-5-1, 20 KOs Weight: 174.4 Weight: 174.6 Murodjon Ahkmadaliev Issac Zarate Namangan, Usbekistan San Pedro, CA 4-0, 3 KOs 16-3-3, 2 KOs Weight: 121.2 Weight: 122.0 Israil Madrimov Vladimir Hernandez Khiva,
Dmitry Bivol is really good. So good in fact that within three years of being a professional boxer he held the WBA light heavyweight title, albeit after the champion Badou Jack vacated the title after perusing a more lucrative bout with Adonis Stevenson for the WBC light heavyweight world title.
San Francisco, Ca’s own heavyweight LaRon Mitchell will return after his first career defeat to former sparring partner Rodney Hernandez on November 24th in Atlantic City, New Jersey against unbeaten Russian Sergey Kuzmin. Kuzmin, who is currently 13-0 with 10 knockouts has a technical draw to tough veteran Amir Mansour
Before fans at the Etess Arena at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City enjoy two light heavyweight championship bouts, Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev vs. Eleider Alvarez and Dmitry Bivol vs. Isaac Chilemba, on Saturday, August 4, Main Events serves up a menu of top international and local prospects on the non-televised undercard.