With just 14 pro bouts on his resume, light heavyweight titlist Dmitry Bivol is already regarded as one of the most skilled light heavyweights in the world. Now, he headlines his first main event in the U.S. when HBO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: DMITRY BIVOL VS. JEAN PASCAL AND MURODJON AKHMADALIEV VS. ISAAC ZARATE is seen SATURDAY, NOV. 24 at 10:00 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) from the Etess Arena at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City.
The HBO Sports team will call all the action, which will be available in HDTV, closed-captioned for the hearing-impaired and presented in Spanish on HBO Latino.
On a quest for worldwide pound-for-pound recognition, Russia’s Dmitry Bivol (14-0, 11 KOs), 27, looks to continue his dominance in the talent-rich light heavyweight division. With decades of experience, 36-year-old Jean Pascal (33-5-1, 20 KOs) of Laval, Quebec is out to spoil Bivol’s plans and insert himself back into the conversation in the 175-pound weight class.