Dmitry Bivol could open the door to mega-fights in Super-Middleweight since he prepares to defend his WBA World Lightheavyweight Name against Joe Smith Jr on Saturday March 9 in Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York, live on DAZN in the US and Around Sky Sports in Britain.
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The winner has long stated his need to unite the 175 pound division, but his eyes have been cast by the unbeaten Russian onto the division and it is excited by the possibility of potentially being a Globe winner.
“Boxing is a game to something similar to conducting. You merely have good speed, in conducting. In Boxing, you can have good speed, but this doesn’t even mean you can acquire. I’m not the puncher, ” I ’m not the strongest fighter, but I have. I have enough speed, I think speed from Light-Heavyweight have enough speed, exactly the power as me more power. I really like this game, since you don’t even should be the strongest and also the quickest, I don’t even understand. I’m just one of the best. I’ve got the best team, I have the coach, maybe it’because I rely on my abilities therefore. ”
Smith Jr’s clash with Bivol is part of a enormous nights activity in Turning Stone Resort Casino having a 2nd mouthwatering World title fight on the bill within the shape of Maurice Hooker (25-0-3 17 KOs) defending his WBO World superlightweight name against Brooklyn’s Mikkel LesPierre (21-0-1 10KOs).
Callum Johnson (17-1-0 12 KOs) and Sean Monaghan (29-2-0 17 KOs) will have a keen eye on this Bivol-Smith Jr. battle since they struggle in a crunch struggle in the 175 lbs division, Uzbek amateur star Israil Madrimov (1-0 1KO) defends his WBA Inter-Continental Super Welterweight title against Frank Rojas (24-2-0 2 3 KOs), World-ranked heavyweight contender Sergey Kuzmin, respectively (14-0 1 1 KOs), of St. Petersburg, Russia will combat Philadelphia-based veteran Joey Dawejko, (19-6-4 11 KOs) and also Otha Jones III makes his pro debut on the card.