Former beginner standout Ruslan Kamilov persevered his rise to the suitable of the rankings with one other solid win, which this time crowned a yr-conclusion birthday party for the Titov/RCC Boxing Promotions, a Russian boxing stronghold, which operates under the assistance of the Titov household – German (father) and Alexey (son) – normally in the Ural place. To get yet another W super featherweight Kamilov was compelled to go the gap towards fellow Russian Nikita Kuznetsov, youngsters the victory wasn’t a tough one.
Kamilov, 32, debuted as a professional simply 4 years ago after a protracted novice run. in the meantime, Kuznetsov, 25, had extra pro event, as he grew to become to the paid ranks in 2015. youngsters, in contrast to Kamilov, whose best blemish – a draw versus Evgueny Smirnov – took region in February 2019 and was adopted by using three consecutive wins (which comprises the 2nd-circular stoppage of Smirnov in a return bout – Kamilov’s newest fight), Kuznetsov turned into coming off a 2nd-round TKO loss to Dmitry Khasiev in March 2020.
From the hole bell it become clear Kamilov had the upper hand. He used his large technical arsenal to outsmart and outhustle his opponent, beating him together with his upper hand with a visible ease. Kuznetsov mixed aggression in spurts with some lateral move attempts but that truly didn’t work towards Kamilov, who moved out of danger when Nikita attacked and retaliated with fast combinations.
The combat was slowly relocating Kamilov’s method, when Kuznetsov was advised through his nook appropriate after the mid-point that Ruslan begun to expire of gas.
Kuznetsov tried to up the drive but it labored completely for Kamilov who all started to set traps and to punish Kuznetsov on his means in. by way of the eighth Nikita became bleeding off his nostril, while Kamilov changed into sparkling and noticed little-to-none marks on his face.
All three judges had it unanimously for Kamilov (9-0-1, four KOs): 99-ninety one, ninety nine-ninety one, and 98-ninety two. Kamilov acquired a vacant WBO Intercontinental 130lb title, while Kuznetsov drops right down to less solid 11-2-2, with 5 KOs.
In a main supportive fight of the nighttime, tremendous bantamweight Vladimir Nikitin (four-1) got here returned a yr after his one-sided loss to bitter rival Michael Conlan to display strong expertise against long lasting Ukrainian journeyman Olexander Yegorov (20-four-1, 10 KOs), profitable a one-sided unanimous determination over eight rounds.
Nikitin become way faster than Yegorov and he was also very aggressive. Yegorov took lots of punishment to the physique and grew to become right into a close stationary target for Nikitin’s violent flurries. Yet, the Ukrainian showed impressive durability and survival vigor to last the distance devoid of taking place and/or out. both opponents were deducted aspects within the eighth circular. Yegorov ducked low too regularly and used his head dangerously, whereas Nikitin understandably turned into mauling Yegorov with some rabbit punches when he behaved that method. Yegorov has under no circumstances been stopped in his career however misplaced his third straight.
2016 Olympic gold medalist Fazliddin Gaibnazarov of Uzbekistan made his Russian pro debut and looked very strong in a one-sided beatdown of Armenian journeyman Manuk Dilanyan over eight rounds. No scores had been introduced for the unanimous decision but eighty-71 could be a nice measuring stick for this contest.
Welterweight southpaw Gaibnazarov, no spring chook at 29, made his debut within the U.S. and went 7-0 earlier than working into extremely-lanky Mykal Fox, dropping a unanimous resolution. He then relocated to the historic World and started to demonstrate the promise he as soon as ignited together with his novice achievements.
greater, taller Dilanyan tried tough to carry heat to the Olympic champion however the difference in skill turned into very difficult to overcome. Gaibnazarov dropped Dilanyan with a smartly-positioned liver shot late into the third and cruised to 9-1, 5 KOs. Dilanyan, 26, is now 11-5-1, 4 KOs.
Evgueny Chuprakov (23-three, 12 KOs) was a global-title challenger – which saw a seventh-round TKO loss to Masayuki Ito – less than two years ago. Now, he’s combating club opponents, working challenging to conquer their resistance.
in opposition t Uzbek import Sardor Muzzafarov (four-four, 2 KOs), Chuprakov, 30, ate lots of punches in the opening rounds, being stalked from pillar to submit but managed to survived the onslaught, evened things up via the mid-factor and worked his way lower back to narrowly outpoint his opponent. ratings had been: seventy six-76, seventy seven-75, and 78-74 – for Chuprakov’s majority determination.
also, easy welterweight Igor Adleiba endured his successful route and also continued his struggles as a professional with a decent break up decision over Armenian Musheg Sukiasyan (eight-4-1, 2 KOs), who became out of the ring for practically two years. The scores have been fifty eight-fifty six, 58-fifty six and 56-fifty eight – for Adleiba (11-0-1, 4 KOs).