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The Evening of Professional Boxing Will Be Held in Astana


On September 9, “Saryarka” Cycle Track will host the evening of professional boxing timed to EXPO-2017 International Specialized Exhibition.

The culmination of the evening will be the battle of Kanat Islam – Brandon Cook. In the main duel of the evening, rivals will be competing for the titles according to the WBA Inter-Continental and WBO-NABO versions in the 1st middle weight category, which Kanat Islam is currently holding.

The ring will include eight fights involving participation of the famous Kazakhstani boxers. They are Zhankosh Turarov, Zhanibek Alimkhanuly, Meirim Nursultanov, Ruslan Myrsatayev, Ali Akhmedov, Aidos Yerbosynulya, Dimash Niyazov and Ruslan Zhanaibayev.

Today, on August 4, Kanat Islam, Zhankosha Turarov and Nursultan Zhanaibayev together with the delegation of coaches led by Nelson Lopez will come from Almaty to Astana. The Kazakhstanis will start the final phase of preparation for the battles.

The main partners of the evening of professional boxing are the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Samruk-Kazyna National Welfare Fund, Astana Mayor’s Office, ZHERSU Investment and Industrial Corporation, the promotion companies of QAZAQ Promotions and Nelson Promotions.

Source: Akimat of Astana