Review: 2014-05-30, fight not particularly exciting between Rakhim Chakhkiev and Santander Silgado: it gets two stars. The 2008 Olympic heavyweight gold medalist Rakhim Chakhkiev entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 18-1-0 (14 KOs=77%) and he is ranked as the No.13 cruiserweight in the world, he suffered his only defeat in his first fight of 2013 when he faced the Wbc Cw champion Krzysztof Wlodarczyk (=Wlodarczyk vs Chakhkiev), after that bout he has fought and won two times.
His opponent, Santander Silgado, has a record of 25-1-0 (20 KOs=80%) and he entered as the No.30 in the same weight class, the only man who defeated Silgado was Denis Lebedev at the end of 2012 in a bout valid for the Wba Cw title (=Lebedev vs Silgado); last year the Colombian fought and won two times. Chakhkiev vs Silgado is valid for the WBC Silver cruiserweight title; undercard of Alexander Povetkin vs Manuel Charr. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Luzhniki, Moscow, Russia
Division: cruiserweight (200 lbs, 90.7 kg)
Title: WBC Silver cruiserweight title
Chakhkiev’s previous fight: Rakhim Chakhkiev vs Juho Haapoja
Chakhkiev’s next fight: Rakhim Chakhkiev vs Giacobbe Fragomeni
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