Bivol said about losing interest in the fight with Kovalev
The world champion on Boxing under version WBA in the light heavyweight category Russian Dmitry Bivol is not interested in the fight with his compatriot Sergey Kovalev. About this athlete said in an interview «R-Sport».
Last night, Kovalev has lost a champion belt under version WBO after losing by knockout against Mexican Saulem Alvarez. According to Bivol, he is interested in fighting in which you can win the title.
«The fight with Kovalev for me now is not so interesting. He lost, he had no title. It is now interested in those fights where I can earn the belt, so either the match where the opponent at least has not lost his last fight,» said Bivol.
Earlier, Kovalev called Bivol to fight. «Dima, let’s have a battle, which will be of interest around the Boxing world. I’m ready. What about you?» — wrote Kovalev in his Instagram account.
In October Bivol for the eighth time defended the title of world champion. In a fight that lasted all 12 rounds, he defeated the Dominican Lenin Castillo.