The 2008 Olympic heavyweight gold medalist Rakhim Chakhkiev entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 25-2-0 (18 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.18 cruiserweight in the world. He lost to Ola Afolabi last year (4-stars fight, Chakhkiev vs Afolabi) but he came back to win in 2016 against Tamas Lodi (=Chakhkiev vs Lodi).
His opponent, Alejandro Emilio Valori, has a record of 21-10-0 (15 knockouts) and he entered as the No.91 in the same weight class. He has already fought four times in 2016 losing once, against Denton Daley. Chakhkiev vs Valori is on the undercard of Eduard Troyanovsky vs Keita Obara. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Krylia Sovetov, Moscow, Russia
Division: cruiserweight (200 lbs, 90.7 kg)
Chakhkiev’s previous fight: Rakhim Chakhkiev vs Tamas Lodi
Chakhkiev’s next fight: Rakhim Chakhkiev vs Maksim Vlasov
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