“If necessary, Dima can quickly make a passport for Kyrgyzstan.” Coach Bivol – about the words of the head of the WBC about the impossibility of fighting with Beterbiev

WBA Champion Coach Dmitry Bivol Gennady Mashyanov, in a conversation with , named the head of the WBC Mauricio Suleiman “not a very smart person”, and said the Russian boxer could easily obtain Kyrgyz citizenship.

– How did you take the words of the head of the WBC, Mauricio Suleiman, who said that the organization would not sanction the fight between Bivol and Artur Beterbiev because of the position in relation to Russian and Belarusian athletes?

“I don’t think a person who makes such statements is very smart. If necessary and desired, Dima can very quickly make a passport from Kyrgyzstan. Dima was born in Tokmak, lived in the country for 12 years, and he has the right to Kyrgyz citizenship,” Mashyanov said.

The 32-year-old WBA champion, Bivol, has 21 victories in the professional ring (11 by knockout). Last year, the Russian beat Mexicans Saul Alvarez (in May) and Gilberto Ramirez (in November). The 38-year-old owner of the WBC, WBO, IBF belts, Beterbiev, has 19 first wins in 19 fights in the professional ring. In the latter, the Russian, who also has Canadian citizenship, knocked out British WBO mandatory challenger Anthony Yarde in January. On August 19, Beterbiev will fight in Quebec, Canada with mandatory challenger according to British WBC Callum Smith.

Mashyanov is also training Russian heavyweight Sergey Kuzmin, who will face Mexican German Garcia Montes on July 20 in St. Petersburg. This fight will be broadcast live on .

Source : MatchTV

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