Dmitry Bivol’s team respond after Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez skips rematch by agreeing Gennadiy Golovkin trilogy fight

Dmitry Bivol is already looking forward to his subsequent problem after Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez put a potential rematch on maintain by agreeing a trilogy fight with Gennadiy Golovkin for later this 12 months.

Bivol handed Canelo simply the second lack of his 61-fight profession earlier this month to defend his WBA light-heavyweight title in a unanimous resolution victory, with the step up in weight proving an excessive amount of for the Mexican on this event.

Canelo will now revert to super-middleweight because the reigning WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO champion in an effort to face Golovkin on September 17, having edged their rematch on factors in 2018 after a controversial draw between the 2 a 12 months earlier.

While it affords boxing an eagerly-awaited trilogy it additionally presses pause on Canelo’s need to make amends, leaving Bivol to start his seek for an opponent.

Bivol lands a left hand on Alvarez

“Dmitry has begun his preparations for the next fight already. But it is impossible to say, who will be the next person to fight with – we have just begun to think about it, ” Bivol’s promoter Andrey Ryabinskiy informed Sky Sports.

“I believe in Dmitry. Today he is definitely one of the best fighters in the world because of the combination of his physical conditions, his abilities to concentrate on the result and his technique.”

Canelo has underlined his intention to fight Bivol for a second time as soon as he has closed his chapter with Golovkin, though it stays to be seen whether or not or not that will as soon as once more come at 175 kilos.

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In the meantime, Bivol has been linked to a potential fight with Gilberto Ramirez in addition to the winner of subsequent month’s conflict between Artur Beterbiev and Joe Smith as they meet for the IBF, WBC and WBO light-heavyweight titles.

Britain’s Joshua Buatsi is one other fighter deemed within the operating to face the Russian after beating Craig Richards by way of a unanimous resolution final week.


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