Dmitry Bivol must not be a new name to you if you enjoy watching professional boxing matches. Dmitry Bivol is a well-known professional boxer from Russia. Since 2014, he has competed in the professional ring. As of May 2021, Bivol is still unbeaten in professional boxing. Since 2017, Dmitry has held the WBA light-heavyweight title.
Table of Biography
Dmitry Bivol was born DmitryYuryevich Bivol in Tokmak, Kyrgyz SSR, on December 18, 1990. He is 31 years old. Yelena Bivol and her husband, Yuriy Bivol, are his parents. His father is of Moldovan ancestry, while his mother is Korean. When Dmitry was 11 years old, his family relocated to St. Petersburg, Russia.
Dmitry began karate training at the age of six. He was a successful amateur boxer, winning two world titles at the junior (U-17) level and a bronze medal at the 2008 AIBA Youth World Boxing Championship. In 2012 and 2014, Bivol won the Russian national amateur boxing championships. With a record of 268-15, the fighter ended his amateur career. Dmitry made his professional debut against Jorge Rodriguez Olivera in November 2014. He won the fight by TKO in the sixth round.
Bivol defeated Felipe Romero for the vacant WBC-USNBC Silver Light-Heavyweight championship in August 2015. He captured the vacant WBA Inter-Continental light-heavyweight championship against Jackson Junior shortly after. Dmitry’s first six professional fights were all won by TKO. In May 2016, the fighter defeated Felix Valera for his third WBA Interim light-heavyweight title. In four matches in 2017, Bivol defended his titles.
Dmitry has successfully defended his WBA light-heavyweight and WBA Super light-heavyweight titles six times since 2018. He defended his title against Joe Smith Jr. in 2019. Bivol defended his title against Craig Richard in May 2021. Dmitry has competed in eighteen fights, winning all of them. Bivol has knocked out eleven opponents and won seven by decision.
Dmitry Bivol’s net worth is estimated to be in the millions of dollars. The majority of the professional boxer’s net worth has come from his fights and a variety of other sponsorships and endorsement deals.
In 2018, Bivol partnered with Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn on a co-promotional contract. Dmitry’s match against Richards in 2021 won him the largest purse of his career, worth more than $750,000. Richards, his rival, took home more than $400,000 from the game.
Dmitry is a happily married man who enjoys spending time with his wife and children. Ekaterina Bivol, Bivol’s longtime girlfriend, is his wife. The couple has been together for more than six years. Miron Bivol, the couple’s first child, was born in 2014.
Dmitry revealed that he and his wife are expecting a child in late 2016. Bivol and his wife welcomed their first child, Nikon, in February 2017. The Russian warrior is a frequent user of social media, posting photographs and videos of his training and family on a daily basis. The four-person family is having a good time.
Body measurements and Social media
Bivol is six feet tall and weighs 75 kilograms. He has dark brown eyes and hair color.
He is active on Instagram as well as Twitter. His Instagram account with the username @bivol_d has garnered more than 157k followers. Likewise, his Twitter account @bivol_d has over 4k followers.