The Canelo Alvarez Vs Dmitry Bivol rematch is a fight that many are waiting for, however, the semi-complete weight world champion, Dmitry Bivol, already has two tentative dates to return to the ring, according to his promoter Eddie Hearn. The Russian champion has not fought since he defeated Mexican Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez by unanimous decision on November 5, 2022.
When will Dmitry Bivol return to the ring?
“December 2 and 9 would be the tentative dates for Dmitry Bivol to return to the ring,” Eddie Hearn told iFL TV.
The opponent is not yet defined, among the names that are handled are: Joshua Buatsi, Dan Azeez, Andre Dirrel, Craig Richards, and Richard Rivera. As many can tell, none of the fighters have big names and a lot of people expect Bivol to take the gold.
A rematch with Canelo looks far away
Dmitry Bivol began to be recognized after defeating Canelo Alvarez since then the Mexican sought a rematch, but the Russians began to put up some obstacles and Canelo’s team decided to look for contenders elsewhere.
Unlike Bivol, Canelo has been active, after the Russian’s defeat he faced Gennady Golovkin and then John Ryder, besides, he already has his next fight coming up on September 30 against Jermell Charlo; Meanwhile, Dmitry has only been in the ring once, the aforementioned against Ramirez.