Dmitry Bivol is a Russian professional boxer who has held the WBA light-heavyweight championship since 2017. Dmitry Yuryevich Bivo’s full name is Dmitry Yuryevich Bivo. As an amateur, he won a gold medal in the 81 kg weight category at the 2013 World Combat Games. As of June 2020, Bivol is the top active light-heavyweight in the world, according to the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and third according to BoxRec and The Ring.
Dmitry Bivol Personal Information:
|Full Name||Dmitry Yuryevich Bivol|
|Born||18 December 1990|
|Height||183 cm (6 ft 0 in)|
|Net Worth||$1 million|
|Father name||Yuriy Bivol|
|Mother name||Yelena Bivol|
Dmitry Bivol was born on December 18, 1990, in Tokmak, Kyrgyz SSR. His age is 31. His parents are Yelena and Yuriy Bivol. His mother is Korean and his father is Moldovan. Dmitry’s family moved to St. Petersburg, Russia, when he was eleven years old.
Dmitry started karate at the age of six. He was a successful amateur boxer who won two world titles at the junior (U-17) level as well as a bronze medal in the 2008 AIBA Youth World Boxing Championship.
He won the Russian amateur boxing championships in both 2012 and 2014. Dmitry Bivol debuted professionally in November of 2014. He eliminated his first six opponents.
Dmitry Bivol fought Felix Valera to win the interim WBA light-heavyweight title on May 21, 2016. Dmitry Bivol dominated Clarkson, knocking him down twice in the first round before dropping him again with a quick right-hand midway through round four. Despite Clarkson’s best attempts, the referee stopped the fight, awarding Bivol a TKO victory.
Dmitry Bivol wanted to fight WBA (Regular) champion Nathan Cleverly after defeating Clarkson. On the undercard of Ward-Kovalev II, Dmitry Bivol fought Cedric Agnew in a non-title fight. Clarkson had already vanquished Agnew. Bivol won his third straight fight with a fourth-round TKO. In the first round, Agnew was defeated.
Cleverly’s mandatory challenger as interim champion was Dmitry Bivol, but the WBA granted him an exception to face Badou Jack, who defeated him. After WBA (Super) and unified champion Andre Ward retired, Jack decided to surrender his championship, likely to pursue one of Ward’s other vacant titles.
Dmitry is a happily married man who loves spending time with his family. Bivol married Ekaterina Bivol, his longtime girlfriend. They’ve been together for over six years. In 2014, the couple welcomed their first child, Miron Bivol.
Dmitry and his wife are expecting a baby in late 2016. Nikon, Bivol, and his wife’s first child were born in February 2017. On a regular basis, the Russian fighter posts photos and videos of his training and family on social media. The family of four is having a nice time.
Dmitry Bivol’s Salary and Net Worth
In 2022, Dmitry Bivol has a net worth of $1 million dollars. The majority of the professional boxer’s overall net worth comes from his fights, as well as different sponsorship and endorsement deals.
Bivol and Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn struck a co-promotional agreement in 2018 that will continue until the end of 2019. In 2021, Bivol’s bout with Richards earned him the greatest purse of his professional career, reaching more than $750,000.