Both undefeated, the 2016 Olympic heavyweight gold medalist Evgeny Tishchenko entered this fight with a perfect record of 5-0-0 (3 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.40 cruiserweight in the world while his opponent, Issa Akberbayev, has a boxing record of 20-0-0 (15 KOs=75%) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since December 16, 2017 when he defeated Mirnes Denadic. In In their last three fights Tishchenko has beat Christian Mariscal, Jose Gregorio Ulrich and Abraham Tabul while Akberbayev has won over Maik Kurzweil, Yuriy Barashian and Denadic. Tishchenko vs Akberbayev is valid for the WBO Inter-Continental cruiserweight title; undercard of – Magomed Kurbanov vs Diego Gabriel Chaves. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: RCC Boxing Academy, Ekaterinburg, Russia
Division: cruiserweight (200 lbs, 90.7 kg)
Title: WBO Inter-Continental cruiserweight title
Tishchenko vs Akberbayev full fight video:
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