- Date of Birth
- Age 31 Years Old
- Famous Name
- Birth Name Dmitry Yuryevich Bivol
- Birth Place Tomak
- Father Yuriy Bivol
- Mother Yelena Bivol
- Net Worth $1 Million
- Nationality Russian
- Ethnicity Mixed
- Profession Boxer
- Currently Married Yes
- Married to Ekateina Bivol
- Children Nikon, Miron
If you love watching professional fighting matches then, Dmitry Bivol must not be a new name. Dmitry is a well-known Russian professional boxer. He has been fighting in the professional ring since 2014. Bivol is still undefeated in his professional boxing career as of May 2021. Dmitry is the currently WBA light-heavyweight titleholder since 2017.
Dmitry Bivol was born DmitryYuryevich Bivol on December 18, 1990, in Tokmak, Kyrgyz, SSR. He is the son of Yelena Bivol and her husband, Yuriy Bivol. His father is of Moldovan descent, and his mother is of Korean descent. Dmitry's family moved to St. Petersburg, Russia, when he was 11 years old. Bivol stands six feet and weighs 75 kgs.
Dmitry Bivol's Undisputed Professional Boxing Career
Dmitry started training karate at the age of six. He was a decorated amateur, winning two world championships at the junior (U-17) level and a bronze medal at the 2008 AIBA Youth World Boxing Championship. Bivol won the Russian national amateur boxing championships in 2012 and 2014. The fighter finished his amateur career with 268-15. Dmitry made his professional debut in November 2014 against Jorge Rodriguez Olivera. He won the match in the sixth round via TKO.
In August 2015, Bivol won his first title of vacant WBC-USNBC Silver Light-heavyweight title against Felipe Romero. Shortly after that, He won the vacant WBA Inter-Continental light-heavyweight title against Jackson Junior. Dmitry won his first six professional matches via TKO. In May 2016, The fighter won his third title of WBA Interim light-heavyweight against Felix Valera. In 2017, Bivol retained his titles in four matches.
Since 2018, Dmitry has retained his WBA light-heavyweight title and WBA Super light-heavyweight title more than six times. In 2019, He defended his title against Joe Smith Jr. In May 2021, Bivol retained his title against Craig Richard. Dmitry has fought in eighteen matches and has won all of them. Bivol has won eleven games via knockouts and seven via decision.
He is scheduled to face Canelo Alvarez on 7th May 2022 to defend WBA (Super) light-heavyweight title.
Father of Two Children
Dmitry is a married man living a happy married life along with his wife and their children. Bivol is married to his longtime girlfriend, Ekaterina Bivol. The love birds have been married for more than six years. In 2014, The duo welcomed their first child, a son, Miron Bivol. In late 2016, Dmitry opened about expecting a baby with his wife. In February 2017, Bivol and his wife were blessed with a son, Nikon.
The Russian fighter is an active social media user and keeps sharing photos and videos of his training and his family regularly. The family of four is living a happy life.
Net Worth, Earnings, and Prize Money
Dmitry Bivol has an estimated net worth of more than $1 Million. The professional boxer has been accumulating most of his net worth through his matches and several other sponsorships, endorsement deals. Bivol signed a co-promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn in 2018.
In 2021, Dmitry earned his career highest purse worth more than $750,000 from his match against Richards. His opponent, Richards, earned more than $400,000 from the game.
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