World Cup boxing (WBA) lightweight champion Dmitry Bivol of Kyrgyzstan remains unbeaten after beating Canelo Álvarez in Mexico on Saturday night, writes SB Nation.
According to the article, all 12 rounds of the match in Las Vegas were dominated by Bivol, but the referees scored a slightly tighter result. The defeat of 115-113, on the other hand, is still a big surprise from Álvarez, who is also the best professional boxer in the world. accounted for several professional portals regardless of weight group, i.e. on a pound-for-pound basis.
“It simply came to our notice then [a meccs] it was a reminder that no matter how great a boxer a person is, weight classes do exist for a reason, and if one takes a risk and consistently rings against the biggest challengers, even the best can lose. Even if every chance is in favor of them, ”the article in the magazine writes.
According to the report, Álvarez was not comfortable in the ring, he seemed frustrated, and so Bivol took away from him the look of constant control and confidence.
“I have to accept that. [Bivol] a great champion. Sometimes you win, but sometimes you lose. I’m not going to make excuses, I lost today and he won. “
Said Canelo Álvarez after the game, adding that he wanted to fight back to his opponent. Dmitry Bivol also indicated that there was no obstacle to this: “I’m ready to fight back – I just want to be treated like a champion now.”