The upcoming fight between Dmitry Bivol against Canelo Alvarez has been made know, and fans are eager to know more about the fighters.
Dmitry Yuryevich Bivol is popularlly called Dmitry Bivol, who is a Kyrgyz-born Russian professional boxer, and has held the WBA light-heavyweight title since 2017 and has won a gold medal at the 2013 World Combat Games as an amateur.
Dmitry Bivol is regarded by many as simply the next opponent for the imperious Mexican Canelo Alvarez, the undisputed world super-middleweight champion who is jumping up to the light-heavyweight division.
Bivol is set to make the fourth defense of his WBA title against 4-division world champion Canelo Alvarez on Saturday, May 7, 2022. As he patiently await
Did Dmitry Bivol Will Receive $2 Million In Purse?
Dmitry Bivol and Canelo Alvarez has already been revealed following the upcoming fight on May 7. No matter the outcome, both the fighters will receive handsome payouts.
Bivol is reportedly set to receive an impressive purse of $2 million. On the other hand, his opponent, Canelo, is expected to take home a guaranteed purse of $15 million.
These guaranteed amounts are expected to increase significantly when PPV shares are considered. Canelo will receive 70%, while the light heavyweight champion, Bivol, will amass 30%.
Russian boxer, Bivol has an estimated net worth of over $1 million, according to playerswiki.com. Dmitry has accumulated most of his income from his boxing career and several other sponsorships and endorsement deals.
Dmitry was ranked as the world’s second-best active light-heavyweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, The Ring, and ESPN and third by BoxRec as of November 2021.
Dmitry Bivol Family Explored
Dmitry Bivol and Ekaterine Bivol are happily married for more than six years, with two children from their marriage.
Dmitry and his wife Ekaterine welcomed their first baby boy, Miron Bivol, in 2014. In late 2016, the boxer opened up about expecting a second baby with his loving wife. In February 2017, Ekaterine gave birth to their second child, Nikon.
Dmitry Bivol Earning Revealed
Dmitry Bivol is really earning well from his profession boxing career, his purse worth more than $750,000 in 2021 from his match against Craig Richards. His opponent Richards on the other earned granted $400,000 from the game.
The Russian boxer had made his second defense of his WBA (Super) title against the WBA light heavyweight contender Richards. On December 11, 2021, he defended his title for the third time against Umar Salamov.
On February 15, 2022, an official announcement was made that Bivol will be defending his WBA (Super) title for the fourth time against Mexican boxer Canelo Alvarez on May 7, 2022.
The bout will be televised as sports streaming service DAZN’s first pay-per-view offering in both the United States and Canada.