May 19, 2024


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Tickets on sale ahead of ‘special’ first world title boxing match in Abu Dhabi

Dmitry Bivol ready to speak with actions not words ahead of landmark Abu Dhabi world title fight

Bivol (20-, 11 KOs) is coming off a substantial upset acquire about Mexican pound-for-pound superstar Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in May, exactly where he retained his 175lbs planet title via a unanimous decision to make it 20 wins from 20 fights.

The 31-yr-outdated handed Alvarez only the next decline of his career, 9 yrs on from his very first at the palms of fashionable excellent Floyd Mayweather, and in carrying out so additional cemented himself as just one of the quite greatest Light-Heavyweights on the world.

“The combat with Zurdo has been brewing for some time, quite a few points have been said,” stated Bivol.

“Now we have the opportunity to just take care of matters with our steps in the ring, and not our words exterior of the ring.”

Ramirez (44-, 30 KOs) is a former WBO Super-Middleweight Entire world Champion and has impressively received all five of his fights at Gentle-Heavyweight inside the length given that relocating up in 2019.

“I’m happy that the struggle is last but not least occurring even with all the worries,” reported Ramirez. “It’s been a very long time coming and I appear ahead to a fantastic evening appear November 5. I would fight Bivol anywhere – which includes Mars, but I know we’ll set on a great present in Abu Dhabi.”

Matchroom Activity Chairman Eddie Hearn is delighted the struggle is coming to Abu Dhabi, and guarantees struggle fans a night to keep in mind in the UAE money. 

“I’m delighted to bring this substantial World Title combat to Abu Dhabi and would like to thank the Office of Lifestyle and Tourism – Abu Dhabi for all of their help in building this earth-course function turn into a reality. 

“Dmitry Bivol has now secured himself with pound-for-pound position after his victory above Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in May and appears to be like to make a vastly vital defence versus Obligatory Challenger and former Planet Winner Gilberto Ramirez. The card will be stacked with Entire world Championship fights and is set to be 1 of the biggest nights of boxing in 2022.”

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