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Dimitry Bivol assured that Jackie Chan and Jean-Claude Van Damme inspired him

The movies of Jackie Chan and Jean Claude Van Damme they inspired Dmitry Bivol to dabble in karate. However, in boxing he found his greatest passi


The movies of Jackie Chan and Jean Claude Van Damme they inspired Dmitry Bivol to dabble in karate. However, in boxing he found his greatest passion.

“In the (years) 90 saw many popular movies of Jackie Chan, Jean Claude Van Damme and I wanted to fight like them, I asked my family to send me to karate and they did, but after a few months they took me to boxing and I fell in love with boxing.

“I fell in love with boxing because it was more popular, they had more competitions and I like fighting with my hands much more,” the 31-year-old fighter recalled in a talk with the media.

bivol (19-0, 11 KO’s), who was born in Tokmak, Kyrgyzstan and has Russian nationality, began practicing the sport of fists at the age of six, made his professional debut on November 28, 2014 and was 7 and a half years old. of his professional debut he will play the most important battle of his sports career in the seventh defense of the Light Heavyweight title of the world boxing association (WBA).

“This is boxing and the knockout can come at any time for any boxer. We just have to land our punches and not let them hit us. It’s easy, it’s easy work, boxing is easy (not Cinnamon), you just have to hit harder and not get hit.

“I am confident because I am one of the best light heavyweights, if you don’t trust your abilities, you will never win, you will not achieve anything. You have to trust your abilities without talking too much about how great you are, you just believe in yourself, ”she assured.

Face to face between the Mexican and the Russian
Although he is 10 centimeters taller than “Cinnamon”, bivol I assure you that you do not feel you have an advantage over the world champion in four divisions.

“Canelo has good boxing skills, enough to be one of the best. We’re not talking about who’s the biggest or the tallest. The giraffe is the tallest animal in the jungle but it doesn’t mean… it’s something different.” emphasized.

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