The WBA light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol will take on Gilberto Ramirez on Saturday, inside Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi, to defend his title. It will be one of the biggest fights this month between the two undisputed boxers. Moreover, the boxers will be up for an exciting payroll. Here we have the Bivol vs Ramirez purse and salary.
Dmitry Bivol vs Gilberto Ramirez Purse
The guaranteed purse for the light heavyweight title clash between Dmitry Bivol and Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez has been revealed.
The Russian boxer and undisputed light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol will earn a guaranteed purse of $500,000.
On another side of the ring, Gilberto Ramirez will go for the WBA strap and a guaranteed purse of $350,000.
Bivol vs Ramirez Salary
DAZN has the PPV rights of this title clash. As the champion, Bivol will earn a bigger share of the PPV revenue. The Russian will pocket 60% of the PPV share. Zurdo will take home 40% of the PPV share when everything is said and done.
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The WBA light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol has grabbed the biggest win of his career this year, that too by a dominating performance. In May, the Russian boxer beat the undisputed super middleweight champion, Canelo Alvarez.
A rematch with the Mexican legend will be on the card. However, tonight’s fight comes first. Bivol will try to take the momentum and face Zurdo.
“Zurdo” Ramirez has an impressive 44-0 record with 30 KOs. Hence, the stage is set for an exciting matchup between the two best in the light heavyweight category.
For the same reason, the pay-per-view is expected to come flooding in for this fight. After the fight, Dmitry Bivol’s total salary payouts would be $1.5 million.
On the other hand, after cashing in the 40% PPV share, Zurdo’s total salary payouts would be $650,000.
However, it’s a drop-off for the WBA light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol. The Mexican earned a guaranteed purse of $2m for his fight against Canelo.
Nonetheless, a nice rematch between Bivol and Canelo is brewing up, giving both of them multi-million dollars.
Date, Time, and Venue
- Date: Saturday, November 5
- Time: 1:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m GMT
- Main event Ring Walks (approx): 5:09 p.m. ET / 9:09 p.m. GMT
- Venue: Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi