Mild Heavyweight Tremendous Champion, the Russian Dmitry Bivol, and the President of the World Boxing Affiliation (WBA), Gilberto Jesús Mendoza, held a web-based press convention to speak about his victory towards Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez and different subjects associated to boxing and his profession.
With a big presence of journalists from all around the world, the 175 lbs. champion shared with Mendoza totally different anecdotes and impressions of top-of-the-line fights of his profession.
The President thanked Bivol for proudly carrying the belt for therefore lengthy. The monarch has been with the pioneer group for a very long time, beginning when he was Interim Champion, then Champion, and Tremendous Champion, the one one within the class in the mean time.
Relating to his battle with Alvarez, Bivol highlighted that it was some of the sophisticated of his profession from a psychological standpoint. Having his opponent because the overwhelming favourite and everybody betting on the champion’s defeat was one thing he needed to work on to remain robust, he informed these current.
He additionally talked about his plans and stated he has not but outlined his subsequent step. Amongst his choices is a battle towards the winner between Beterbiev and Smith, plus a rematch towards Alvarez, which he could be keen to do at 168 kilos if all of the belts in that class are placed on the road.
Now, Bivol will relaxation whereas retaining his Tremendous Champion standing, with a lengthy reign that has been prolonged. He is likely one of the most stable champions as we speak and top-of-the-line pound-for-pound boxers on the planet.