Dmitry Bivol needn’t be a new name to you if you enjoy watching professional boxing matches. Dmitry Bivol is a well-known professional boxer from Russia. He has competed in the professional ring since 2014. As of May 2021, Bivol is still undefeated in professional boxing. Dmitry has held the WBA light heavyweight title since 2017.
Dmitry Bivol was born in Tokmak, Kyrgyz SSR, on DmitryYuryevich Bivol December 18, 1990. He is 31 years old. Yelena Bivol and her husband Yuriy Bivol are his parents. His father is of Moldovan descent and his mother is Korean. When Dmitry was 11, his family moved to St. Petersburg, Russia.
Dmitry began training in karate at the age of six. He was a successful amateur boxer, winning two world junior (U-17) titles 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 in November 2014 against Jorge Rodriguez Olivera. He won the fight by TKO in the sixth round.
Bivol defeated Felipe Romero in August 2015 for the vacant WBC-USNBC Silver Light Heavyweight Championship. Shortly thereafter, he captured the vacant WBA Inter-Continental light heavyweight championship against Jackson Junior. 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 games in 2017, Bivol defended his titles.
Dmitry has successfully defended his WBA light heavyweight and WBA super 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 participated in eighteen fights, winning all of them. Bivol eliminated eleven opponents and won seven by decision.
Dmitry Bivols net worth is estimated at several million dollars. The majority of the professional boxer’s net worth comes from his bouts and a variety of other sponsorship and endorsement deals.
In 2018, Bivol entered into a co-promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn. Dmitry’s match against Richards in 2021 earned him the largest cash prize 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 have been together for more than six years. Miron Bivol, the couple’s first child, was born in 2014.
Dmitry announced that he and his wife are expecting a child at the end of 2016. Bivol and his wife welcomed their first child, Nikon, in February 2017. The Russian warrior frequently uses social media and posts photos and videos of his training and family on a daily basis. Family of four having a good time.
Body Measurements and Social Media
Bivol is six feet tall and weighs 75 kg. He has dark brown eyes and hair color.
He is active on both Instagram and Twitter. His Instagram Account with username @bivol_d has gained more than 157,000 followers. Likewise, his Twitter account @bivol_d has over 4,000 followers.