Denis Shafikov entered this fight with a boxing record of 38-3-1 (20 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.12 super featherweight in the world but he comes off the loss against Robert Easter Jr (=Shafikov vs Easter Jr). Before this bout, in 2016, he had won over Jamel Herring (=Shafikov vs Herring) and Richard Commey (=Shafikov vs Commey).
His opponent, Rene Alvarado, has an official record of 27-8-0 (19 knockouts) and he entered as the No.43 in the same weight class. He has already fought four times in 2017 losing to Yuriorkis Gamboa (=Gamboa vs Alvarado) but then he has defeated Moises Olivas, Roger Gutierrez and David Morales. Alvarado vs Shafikov is on the undercard of Orlando Salido vs Miguel Roman. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: super featherweight (130 lbs, 59.0 kg)
Shafikov’s previous fight: Denis Shafikov vs Robert Easter Jr
Shafikov vs Alvarado full fight video:
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