Tony Bellew predicts Canelo Alvarez will beat WBA gentle heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol in September if the 2 meet then. Bellew additionally states that Bivol (21-0, 11 KOs) may also get beat by Canelo (58-2-2, 39 KOs) if he faces him at 168. Nobody beats Canelo at 168, says Bellew.
Many followers within the boxing world would disagree with Bellew about Canelo defeating Bivol within the rematch, because the famous person was so completely overwhelmed final Might of their combat in Las Vegas.
It was a one-sided combat from begin to end, though the three judges surprisingly scored it shut at 115-113, 115-113, and 115-113.
At this level, it’s unclear whether or not Canelo will combat Bivol in September as a result of there’s no settlement on that rematch occurring then, and Dmitry is speaking about eager to combat IBF, WBC & WBO gentle heavyweight champion Artur Beterbiev for the undisputed championship later this 12 months.
Canelo is considered preventing John Ryder subsequent Might in England in a tune-up, after which after that, he may face Bivol in September.
“Dmitry Bivol. Simply that Canelo win. I’m not going to lie. I didn’t see it coming, however he did, he confirmed not simply me, however everybody simply how good he can presumably be,” stated Tony Bellew to the DAZN Boxing Present, speaking about WBA gentle heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol.
“Nobody was placing the home on Bivol beating Canelo. I’m sorry to say. That’s why he’s Fighter of the 12 months,” Bellew stated concerning the undefeated Bivol. “He defeated the principle man in boxing.
“I believe the large factor with Bivol is when he’s obtained concern in his physique, he’s a distinct animal. That’s the competitor, wonderful footwork for a light-weight heavyweight,” stated Bellew.
“I’m not going to lie. In the event that they had been to have a rematch, I’d favor Canelo. I actually would.”
“Not an opportunity,” stated Ade Oladipo, disagreeing with Bellew about Canelo beating Bivol within the rematch. “I believe Bivol beats Canelo at 168.”
“Bivol has gone up, in my estimation. Nobody is thrashing Canelo at 168. Nobody. I believe Canelo can beat Bivol,” stated Bellew.
“It’s tough to argue; he went into the combat with Canelo as an underdog,” stated Oladipo about Bivol. “I edge to Dmitry Bivol; he unleashed one other gear we didn’t know he had.
“I don’t suppose there’s been a loopy upset this 12 months. For me, the Bivol one and being there as properly and the way in which it simply went quiet [at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas]. The Mexican fanbase is a educated fanbase. They know what’s occurring, and the way in which it went [audible noise from fans],” stated Oladipo about how the pro-Canelo followers had been quiet on the finish of the combat attributable to Bivol successful so simply.
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