Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Photos: Isaac Chilemba Putting in Work For Dmitry Bivol Shot

WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion Dmitry Bivol (13-0, 11 KOs) of St. Petersburg, Russia will make his third title defense against light heavyweight contender Isaac "Golden Boy" Chilemba (25-5-2, 10 KOs) of Blantyre, Malawi as the co-main event on the Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev vs. Eleider "Storm" Alvarez card at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City on Saturday, August 4. (photos by Ed Keenan).

chilemba-jones (1)

The event will be presented by Main Events and Krusher Promotions in association with Groupe Yvon Michel and World of Boxing. The doubleheader will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing® beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.

chilemba-jones (3)

Bivol, 27, made his professional debut in 2014 with six straight knockouts. In 2016, he defeated Felix Valera to secure the Interim WBA Light Heavyweight Title. After the retirement of Andre Ward in September of last year, the WBA elevated Dmitry to WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion.

isaac-chilemba (1)_1

In November 2017, he made his first successful title defense against Trent Broadhurst in Monte Carlo with a first round knockout. In March at Madison Square Garden, Bivol handed Sullivan Barrera his second defeat and first career knock out loss with a thrilling 12th round stoppage. This will Bivol's first fight in Atlantic City and mark his third appearance on HBO®.

chilemba-jones (2)

isaac-chilemba (6)_1

isaac-chilemba (7)_2

isaac-chilemba (5)_1

isaac-chilemba (4)_1

isaac-chilemba (2)_1

isaac-chilemba (3)_1

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MulaKO on 07-26-2018

I think Chilemba will have a long fughin night with Bivol’s style He does not do well fighting a pressure fighter , which Bivol will be on him like a fly on chit And to make things worst , his…

Comment by Kiowhatta on 07-26-2018

Eleider Alvarez has to be close to the longest reigning #1 contender in history without getting a shot at the title. As for Chilemba, he has quite an impressive resume, with Bellew (x2), Vasily Lepikhin(W, D12), Alvarez (L, D12), Kovalev…

Comment by richardt on 07-25-2018

Guess what? Chilemba used to be a child actor named Webster! LOL. Looks just like him!! [url]https://www.google.com/search?q=child+actor+webster&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi72sOB1LrcAhUBuVMKHbM0D0YQ_AUICigB&biw=1661&bih=923#imgrc=o8IIezU4EX-O_M:&spf=1532535609383[/url]

Comment by mdrosnock on 07-25-2018

Is Roy training him full time now? He was in his corner for the Gvozdyk fight.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (4)
Top Headlines Chavez Sr: Canelo-Golovkin Has High Possibility of KO Ending Deontay Wilder: The Fury Fight is Real, The Fury Fight is On Photos: Cancio-Zenunaj, Kamegai-Vendetti - ESPN Weigh-In Verdejo: Chemistry With Cotto is Very Good, I'm Eager To Fight Joe Joyce Excited With Al Haymon Deal, Plans U.S. Debut Subriel Matias, Breidis Prescott - Face To Face in Puerto Rico Tyson Fury Reveals Secret Meeting With Bellew, Hearn's Plan Photos: Jesse Hart vs. Gavronski, Shakur Stevenson Final Presser Jon Fernandez vs. O’Shaquie Foster Tops ShoBox Triple, Sept. 21 Photos: Bryant Jennings, Alexander Dimitrenko - Face To Face Canelo: One-Year Layoff Won’t Affect Me At All Against Golovkin Porter Has Serious Doubts That Danny Garcia Will Go Toe To Toe Selina Barrios vs. Patricia Juarez on September 22 in Texas Tyson Fury: Joshua Wouldn't Fight Me For Any Amount Of Money Photos: Carl Frampton, Luke Jackson - Final Press Conference Jackson, Coach Inspired By Alvarez's Knockout of Kovalev Photos: Shawn Porter Putting in Work For Danny Garcia Eddie Gomez Signs With Split-T Management Kubrat Pulev Claims To Be Free, Parts Ways With Team Sauerland Carl Frampton, Luke Jackson Go Face To Face at Final Presser Mladen Miljas Inks Promotional Pact With Greg Cohen Joshua Ordered By WBO To Make Mandatory After Povetkin McCrory Believes Tyson Fury Was Victim of a Press Campaign Warren: Real Answer Is Joshua's Team Doesn't Want Wilder Fight De La Hoya: GGG's Mexican Style A Gimmick; Canelo's Fans Loyal Doheny Upsets Iwasa; Wins Unanimous Decision, IBF Title Haye Backs Tyson Fury: I Hope He Gets Back To Former Glory Luke Jackson Very Confident: Boxing Has Been My Parents! Cummings Insists He Can Reach The Top, No Excuses For Defeat Tyson Fury: I Have To Raise My Game To Win a World Title De La Hoya: Canelo Beat Golovkin 115-113, GGG Can't Adjust! Doheny: Iwasa May Have Reach Advantage, But I Have The Power Rosales vs. Barnes and The Ongoing Flyweight Reset De La Hoya: Hopkins Will Cheer Canelo To Derail Record Attempt Jesus Rojas May Face Can Xu in Year-End Title Defense Yunier Dorticos Still Wants Revenge on Gassiev, Plots Return Canelo: I'll Look to KO Golovkin From Very First Round of Rematch Oleksandr Teslenko, Nicholson, Ivan Golub in Action in AC Devin Haney vs. Juan Carlos Burgos on September 28, ShoBox Photos: Bryant Jennings, Hart, Dimitrenko, Stevenson - Workouts
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement