Posted on 11/05/2022By: Sean Crose
On Saturday, WBA mild heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol will face the undefeated former world titlist Gilberto Ramirez in Abu Dhabi. The DAZN broadcast battle will just about be the final main bout of the 12 months except for Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez’ upcoming third match with Juan Francisco Estrada subsequent month in Arizona. It’s becoming that Bivol-Ramirez might be broadcast in America throughout the afternoon on Saturday, because it’s the precise type of battle that was once on broadcast tv throughout weekend afternoons within the wonderful 70’s and 80’s.
The 44-0 Ramirez has been working as much as a battle like this for some time. At one time, he was near a fixture on HBO. As soon as that pay cable community deserted boxing Ramirez continued to plug alongside basically outdoors the highlight, profitable a brilliant middleweight world title alongside the way in which. Needs to be pull off the win on Saturday, Ramirez will actually transfer from the margins into the highlight. There’s little doubt that this bout means an entire lot to the Golden Boy promoted fighter.
The 20-0 Bivol, however, isn’t precisely resting on his laurels after rattling the battle world to its core when he upset challenger Canelo Alvarez final Might. That defining win let the world know simply how good the now 20-0 Russian fighter is. With a possible rematch with Canelo on the horizon for subsequent 12 months, Bivol has all the rationale on the planet need to emerge victorious this weekend. He’s up towards the true factor in Ramirez, nevertheless…which is what makes this battle so intriguing.
The Dmitry Bivol-Gilberto Ramirez battle is scheduled for 12 rounds.