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Artur Beterbiev 20230316 [1296x729] (Credit: Mark Robison/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images)

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Artur Beterbiev is the WBC, IBF and WBO light heavyweight champion. Beterbiev has held at least one belt since November 2017, when he defeated Enrico Koelling to win the IBF title. He added the WBC title with a win against Oleksandr Gvozdyk in October 2019 and the WBO strap by defeating Joe Smith Jr. in June 2022. Beterbiev also has notable victories over Anthony Yarde, Marcus Browne and Callum Smith.

Next fight: Oct. 12 vs. Dmitry Bivol

Record: 20-0, 20 KOs DOB: Jan. 21, 1995 Age: 39 Stance: Orthodox Reach: 73 inches Height: 5-foot-11½

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