Artur Beterbiev Wants Undisputed Bout: “I Want Bivol!”

Artur Beterbiev Calls For Undisputed Next

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Artur Beterbiev | Dmitry Bivol (Ceredit: Mark Robinson/Matchroom Boxing).

Artur Beterbiev Is Ready For The Undisputed Showdown With Dmitry Bivol

Unified light heavyweight champion Artur Beterbiev (19-0, 19KO) secured the right to fight WBA champion Dmitry Bivol (21-0, 11KO) for the undisputed crown next!

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On January 28, Beterbiev kept his undefeated knockout streak alive by stopping WBO mandatory challenger Anthony Yarde. The crowd was on edge as both fighters begin to cook early in the fight. Beterbiev fought at a calm pace by mixing up the attack and hurting the younger challenger. Yarde showed growth from the Kovalev fight and used speed, quickness, and footwork for early success.

As both men showed facial damage, Beterbiev landed a perfect overhand right that dropped Yarde in the eighth round. The British light-heavyweight got up, and after taking two more hard shots, his trainer Tunde Ajayi stopped the fight.


The conversation for undisputed with 2022 Fighter of the Year in Bivol will dominate the boxing chat rooms. The WBA champ has been very vocal about fighting for undisputed by the end of 2023.

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During the post-fight interview, Beterbiev got right to the point, making it clear that Bivol is the fighter he wants next.

“I want Bivol. In this fight, we have all four belts. It’s a really good fight.”

This fight is the classic boxer versus puncher, as the superior boxing skills of Bivol will go up against the savage power of Beterbiev. will be following the making of this fight every step of the way.

By: Bo Bland

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Garrisson Bland - Head of Public Relations/Senior Journalist. Garrisson is the Head of Public relations for as well as a senior writer. He is also the host of YouTube boxing show "Truth And Facts Sports Talk."