Rio Olympics medalist Rustam Tulaganov (3-0, 1 KO), who competes in professional boxing in the light heavyweight (79 kg) category, will have his next fight on January 29 at the USC Soviet Wings Arena in Moscow, Russia. No words on his opponent yet. The fight is scheduled for 8 rounds.
It is noteworthy that on the same day, the Asian champion among youth Lazizbek Mullajonov will make his debut in professional boxing. Mullajonov has signed a contract with the Russian promotion company Patriot. In this debut fight, Mullajonov will face Igor Vilchitsky (4-2, 1 KO). Mullajonov won Uzbekistan National Championship second times this year followed by 2017ʼs success.