Kyrgyz Dmitry Bivol and American Samuel Clarkson will enter the ring on Friday in Maryland, USA to fight for the WBA light heavyweight interim title.
Bivol won the title in May 2016 when he defeated unanimously Dominican Felix Valera and defended it against the New Zealander Robert Berridge. Both fights took place in Russia and this will be the first time Bivol fights in European Continent.
On his part, this is the first time Clarkson fights for an interim title, however he has a stream of 9 wins and 5 of them by KO.
Bivol is undefeated in 9 fights, with 7 KO’s. Clarkson has 19-3, 13 KO’s