Dmitry Bivol Outclassed Joe Smith Jr To Retain WBA Light Heavyweight Title
Date : 9/03/2019
Venue: TURNING STONE RESORT & CASINO, NEW YORK
Time : 9pm ET.
Fight Card (Results)
Dmitry Bivol Defeated Joe Smith Jr By Unanimous Decision To Retain His WBA light heavyweight title – 119 – 109×2, 118 – 110
Maurice Hooker dominated. Mikkel LesPierre through 12 Rounds to Retain WBO junior welterweight title
Callum Johnson Blasted Out Seanie Monaghan in The Third Round
Sergey Kuzmin Retains WBA Intercontinental Heavyweight title With Decision Win Over Joey Dawejko (95-95, 96-94, 96-94)
Nikita Ababiy Brutally Knocks Out Cory Dulaney In The First Round
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Dmitry Bivol (15-0, 11 KOs) will defend his WBA light heavyweight title against Joe Smith Jr. (24-2, 20 KOs) in his DAZN debut come March 9th at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.
Bivol had been in talks for the fight in the past but plans broke out and Smith turned his focus on Artur Beterbiev, a fight that never came to fruition.
Joe Smith Jr., rated no. 9 by Ring Magazines will be involved in his first title fight and so far looks the biggest opponent DAZN can offer Dmitry Bivol, since the only other option Artur Beterbiev (13-0, 13 KOs) opted to leave the streaming service.
Bivol will be making his fifth title defense on Card that also features Maurice Hooker defending his WBO JuJuni welterweight title against Mikkel LesPierre and Callum Johnson Vs Seanie Monaghan. Below is the full fight Card.