Shakhram Giyasov and Murodjon Akhmadaliev make his professional debut
The 24-year-old Giyasov was a Silver Medalist at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janiero representing Uzbekistan. At the 2017 World Amateur Championships in Hamburg, Germany,he won the Gold Medal in the welterweight division and was voted the best boxer of the tournament.
Giyasov was also a Gold Medalist at the 2017 Asian Amateur Boxing Championships. Giyasov will make his professional debut on March 10 against Argentina’s Nicolas Velazquez, (10-2-0, 3 KO’s) in a six-round clash in a scheduled six round welterweight battle.
Also representing Uzbekistan, the 23-year-old Akhmadaliev was a bronze medalist at the 2016 Olympics competing as a bantamweight. He was also a Gold Medalist at the 2017 Asian Amateur Boxing Championships and a Silver Medalist at the 2015 World Amateur Championships and 2015 Asian Amateur Boxing Championships.
Competing as a featherweight in the professional ranks, Akhmadaliev will make his professional debut against David Paz, (4-4-1), in a scheduled six rounder next Saturday night at the Kings Theatre.