Yesaul Cinnamon Alvarez and Dmitry Bivol had no problems with the weights and is ready to fight on May 7 on T-Mobile in Las Vegas, Nevada, where the Russian will be exhibited by the World Boxing Association for a semi-full world title.
The champion got on the scales first, scored without any problems 174.6; when the Mexican stepped onto the stage, mariachi music played and the fans started chanting his name; without problems, Alvarez gave 174.4. Division limit 175.
Dmitry has experience against the Mexicans
This will Bivol the eighth defense of the half-full crown. Canelo will become the second Mexican boxer to fight the Russian, Dmitry is knocked out Felipe Romero in eight rounds on August 27, 2015 for the semi-full World Boxing Council silver title.
It will be Alvarez’s second time entering the ring to fight at 175 pounds, the first time also against a Russian. Sergey Kovalev, Aztec knocked out the opponent in 11 rounds.
Cinnamon was already a semi-full world champion, in addition to being crowned super middleweight, middleweight and super middleweight.
Dmitry Bivol enters the fight with a record of 19 wins, 11 knockouts and no losses; Canelo Alvarez has a record of 57 wins. 39 knockoutsone loss and two draws.
Canelo Alvarez 174.4 vs. Dmitry Bivol 174.6
(WBA light heavyweight title)
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Mark Castro 134.8 vs. Peter Vincent 134.8
Zhilei Zhang 276.2 vs. Scott Alexander 222.6
Joselito Velasquez 112.4 vs. José Soto 113.8
Alexis Espino 163.6 vs. Aaron Silva 164.4
Elnur Abduraimov 129.6 vs. Manuel Correa 128.6
Fernando Molina 139.6 vs Ricardo Valdovinos 139.4
Venue: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
TV: DAZN PPV, DAZN