Igor Mikhalkin entered this fight with a professional record of 20-1-0 (9 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.12 light heavyweight in the world. He suffered his only loss when he faced Aleksy Kuziemski in 2010, since then he has won nine consecutive bouts beating Yevgeni Makhteienko and Thomas Oosthuizen in 2017 (=Oosthuizen vs Mikhalkin).
His opponent, Doudou Ngumbu, has an official record of 37-7-0 (14 knockouts) and he entered as the No.21 in the same weight class. He lost to Umar Salamov in 2015 (=Salamov vs Ngumbu) but then he has defeated Gabriel Lecrosnier, Bilal Laggoune and Jonathan Profichet. In both their previous fights Mikhalkin has beat Ngumbu via decision; this third fight is valid for the IBO World light heavyweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: La Palestre, Le Cannet, France
Division: light heavyweight (175 lbs, 79.4 kg)
Title: IBO World light heavyweight title
Mikhalkin’s previous fight: Thomas Oosthuizen vs Igor Mikhalkin
Mikhalkin’s next fight: Sergey Kovalev vs Igor Mikhalkin
Mikhalkin vs Ngumbu 3 full fight video:
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