Dmitry Biosphoto: Adam Hunger / AP
Russian boxer Dmitry Bivol defeated the Dominican Lenin Castillo in the fight for the championship belt at light heavyweight by the world Boxing Association (WBA). About it the correspondent “Tapes.ru”.
The fight lasted all 12 rounds. 28-year-old Bivol celebrated the victory by unanimous decision. For him, this battle was the eighth successful title defense.
Bivol has scored the 17th victory in his career. The Russians have never been defeated in professional Boxing. For Castillo, this defeat became the third in career. While he has 20 wins, 15 of which by knockout.
Duel of Bivol and Castillo went on Wintrust Arena in Chicago. The main fight of the evening was the confrontation between the Ukrainian Alexander Usik and Chaz Witherspoon.
Video, photo All from Russia.