The former Ibo super middleweight champion Isaac Chilemba entered this fight with a boxing record of 23-2-2 (10 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.8 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Adonis Stevenson); he suffered his last loss in 2013 when he faced for the second time Tony Bellew (=Bellew vs Chilemba 2). Since then he has won three consecutive bouts, the last one against Cory Cummings (=Chilemba vs Cummings).
His opponent, the undefeated Vasily Lepikhin, has a perfect record of 17-0-0 (9 knockouts) and he entered as the No.16 in the same weight class; he fought twice last year beating Robert Berridge (=Berridge vs Lepikhin) and Jackson Junior (=Lepikhin vs Junior). Chilemba vs Lepikhin is valid for the vacant NABF light heavyweight title; undercard of Sergey Kovalev vs Jean Pascal. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada
Division: light heavyweight (175 lbs, 79.4 kg)
Title: vacant NABF light heavyweight title
Chilemba’s previous fight: Isaac Chilemba vs Cory Cummings
Lepikhin’s previous fight: Vasily Lepikhin vs Jackson Junior
Chilemba’s next fight: Eleider Alvarez vs Isaac Chilemba
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