Russian Bivol was heavier than Álvarez at the weigh-in prior to the WBA title fight
The Russian boxer surpassed the Mexican by 0.9 kg. The fight for the WBA super light heavyweight title will take place on the night of May 8
Dmitry Bivol (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
The super champion of the World Boxing Association (WBA) in the weight category up to 79.38 kg (light heavyweight) Russian Dmitry Bivol turned out to be heavier than the absolute world champion in the second middleweight (up to 76.2 kg) The Mexican Saúl Canelo Álvarez on the eve of his fight. It is reported by Fightnews.
The weight of the Russian was 79.20 kg (174.6 pounds), Álvarez – 79.11 kg (174.4 pounds).
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The WBA super light heavyweight title fight will take place on the night of May 8 in Las Vegas.
By account of Bivol, 31 years old, 19 wins (11 knockouts) in 19 fights in the professional ring. Álvarez, 31, has 57 wins (39 by KO), one loss and two draws.
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