• Sat, May 1, 2021
Dmitry Bivol vs. Craig Richards

On Saturday, May 1 at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, United Kingdom Dmitry Bivol will meet Craig «Spider» Richards for WBA (Super) title in a 12-round light heavyweight bout.

Dmitry Bivol
Dmitry Bivol
Craig Richards
Craig Richards
Spider
Country RussiaRussia
Tokmak, Kyrgyzstan
United KingdomUnited Kingdom
London, United Kingdom
Age 30 years 31 years
Pro 6 years 5 years
Height 6′ 0″ (183 cm) 6′ 1″ (185 cm)
Reach - 73″ (186 cm)
Division light heavyweight
(175 lbs / 79,38 kg)
light heavyweight
(175 lbs / 79,38 kg)
Stance

orthodox

orthodox
Titles
WBA (Super) (light heavyweight)
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Record 17 - 0 - 0
(11 KOs)
16 - 1 - 1
(9 KOs)
KOs 64% 56%
Inactive 567 days 134 days
Advant.
Dmitry Bivol won by unanimous decision (UD) (video).

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Saturday, May 1 at 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT.

Arena

The fight will be held at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom.

On which TV channel can I watch the live broadcast of the fight Dmitry Bivol versus Craig Richards?

  • DAZN USA
  • Sky Sports

Bivol vs. Richards Full Fight Highlights

Bivol vs. Richards Fight Promo

Who is fighting on the undercard on Saturday, May 1?

Division Fighter №1 Fighter №2 Notes
heavyweight (200+ lbs)Dereck ChisoraJoseph ParkerFor vacant WBO Inter-Continental tit.
lightweight (135 lbs)Katie TaylorNatasha JonasFor WBC World Female, WBA World Female, IBF World Female, WBO World Female tit.
light heavyweight (175 lbs)Dmitry BivolCraig RichardsFor WBA (Super) World tit.
middleweight (160 lbs)Chris Eubank JrMarcus Morrison
super welterweight (154 lbs)Scott FitzgeraldMathias Eklund
lightweight (135 lbs)James TennysonJovanni StraffonFor vacant IBO World tit.
super featherweight (130 lbs)Campbell HattonLevi Dunn
Dmitry Bivol

Dmitry Bivol

Dmitry Bivol is a Russian boxer.
As a professional athlete, Bivol has been performing for 6 years and remains undefeated.

Dmitry was born in Tokmak, Kyrgyzstan, on December 18, 1990.
He currently resides in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Last fight

The last fight of Dmitry Bivol took place on October 12, 2019 against Lenin CastilloLenin Castillo.
Bivol won by unanimous decision (UD).

First world title

On October 11, 2017 Dmitry Bivol became the WBA light heavyweight champion in a fight for the vacant title.

Boxing record

  • Total fights: 17
  • Wins: 17
  • Wins by KO: 11
  • Wins by dec: 6
  • Losses: 0
  • Draws: 0

Professional career

How many fights did Dmitry Bivol have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2021-05-01 Craig Richards
(16 - 1 - 1)
Win
UD
WBA Super World Light Heavyweight Title
2019-10-12 Lenin Castillo
(20 - 2 - 1)
Win
UD
WBA Super World Light Heavyweight Title
2019-03-09 Joe Smith Jr
(24 - 2 - 0)
Win
UD
WBA World Light Heavyweight Title
2018-11-24 Jean Pascal
(33 - 5 - 1)
Win
UD
WBA World Light Heavyweight Title
2018-08-04 Isaac Chilemba
(25 - 5 - 2)
Win
UD
WBA World Light Heavyweight Title
2018-03-03 Sullivan Barrera
(21 - 1 - 0)
Win
TKO
WBA World Light Heavyweight Title
2017-11-04 Trent Broadhurst
(20 - 1 - 0)
Win
KO
WBA World Light Heavyweight Title
2017-06-17 Cedric Agnew
(29 - 2 - 0)
Win
TKO
2017-04-14 Samuel Clarkson
(19 - 3 - 0)
Win
TKO
WBA Interim World Light Heavyweight Title
2017-02-23 Robert Berridge
(29 - 5 - 1)
Win
TKO
WBA Interim World Light Heavyweight Title
2016-10-29 Yevgenii Makhteienko
(8 - 5 - 0)
Win
UD
2016-05-21 Felix Valera
(13 - 0 - 0)
Win
UD
WBA Interim World Light Heavyweight Title
2016-02-18 Cleiton Conceicao
(21 - 8 - 2)
Win
KO
2015-11-04 Jackson Dos Santos
(17 - 4 - 0)
Win
TKO
WBA Inter-Continental Light Heavyweight Title
2015-08-27 Felipe Romero
(19 - 8 - 1)
Win
KO
vacant WBC United States (USNBC) Silver Light Heavyweight Title
2015-05-22 Joey Vegas
(17 - 10 - 2)
Win
KO
2015-04-10 Konstantin Piternov
(18 - 6 - 0)
Win
TKO
2014-11-28 Jorge Rodriguez Olivera
(25 - 10 - 0)
Win
TKO

All Dmitry Bivol's losses

Dmitry Bivol remains undefeated as a professional.

Dmitry Bivol Highlights

Craig «Spider» Richards

Craig «Spider» Richards

Craig Richards is a British boxer.
As a professional athlete, Richards has been performing for 5 years.

Craig was born in London, United Kingdom, on April 30, 1990.
He currently resides in Crystal Palace, London, United Kingdom.

Last fight

The last fight of Craig Richards took place on December 18, 2020 against Shakan Pitters.
Richards won by technical knockout (TKO).

Boxing record

  • Total fights: 18
  • Wins: 16
  • Wins by KO: 9
  • Wins by dec: 7
  • Losses: 1
  • Losses by KO: 0
  • Losses by dec: 1
  • Draws: 1

Professional career

How many fights did Craig Richards have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2021-10-30 Marek Matyja
(20 - 2 - 2)
Win
TKO
vacant WBA International Light Heavyweight Title
2021-05-01 Dmitry Bivol
(17 - 0 - 0)
Loss
UD
WBA Super World Light Heavyweight Title
2020-12-18 Shakan Pitters
(14 - 0 - 0)
Win
TKO
BBBofC British Light Heavyweight Title
2019-12-19 Chad Sugden
(11 - 1 - 0)
Draw
PTS
2019-06-21 Andre Sterling
(10 - 0 - 0)
Win
UD
2019-02-02 Jake Ball
(12 - 1 - 0)
Win
TKO
vacant WBA Continental Light Heavyweight Title
2018-10-27 Michal Ludwiczak
(16 - 8 - 0)
Win
TKO
2018-06-06 Bosko Misic
(15 - 7 - 0)
Win
KO
2018-03-24 Ivan Stupalo
(12 - 11 - 0)
Win
TKO
2017-10-28 Frank Buglioni
(20 - 2 - 1)
Loss
UD
BBBofC British Light Heavyweight Title
2017-10-21 Norbert Szekeres
(18 - 61 - 3)
Win
TKO
2017-07-01 Rui Manuel Pavanito
(5 - 7 - 1)
Win
PTS
2017-03-17 Alan Higgins
(12 - 0 - 0)
Win
PTS
BBBofC Southern Area Super Middleweight Title
2016-11-26 Bronislav Kubin
(19 - 22 - 2)
Win
TKO
2016-09-29 Adam Jones
(6 - 15 - 4)
Win
PTS
2016-09-10 Dalton Miller
(4 - 7 - 1)
Win
PTS
2016-06-21 Richard Horton
(10 - 8 - 0)
Win
TKO
2016-01-30 Kieron Gray
(8 - 48 - 2)
Win
PTS
2015-10-10 Scott Douglas
(2 - 2 - 2)
Win
PTS
2015-05-28 James Child
(1 - 17 - 0)
Win
TKO

All Craig Richards's losses

Who all beat Craig Richards?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2021-05-01 Dmitry Bivol
(17 - 0 - 0)
Loss
UD
WBA Super World Light Heavyweight Title
2017-10-28 Frank Buglioni
(20 - 2 - 1)
Loss
UD
BBBofC British Light Heavyweight Title

Craig «Spider» Richards Highlights

Latest Odds

  • Bivol to win: 1/8
  • Richards to win: 6/1
  • Draw: 22/1

Prediction

Sergey Loktev
Who will win: Bivol or Richards?

Bivol and Richards are boxers who play in different leagues.
Dmitry Bivol will win by unanimous decision.

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