The undefeated former Olympian and Wba super-Flw champion Khalid Yafai entered this fight with a perfect record of 25-0-0 (15 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.7 super flyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Juan Francisco Estrada). In his last three fights he has won over Sho Ishida (Khalid Yafai vs Sho Ishida), David Carmona (Khalid Yafai vs David Carmona) and Israel Gonzalez (Khalid Yafai vs Israel Gonzalez).
His opponent, Norbelto Jimenez, has a boxing record of 29-8-4 (16 knockouts) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since June 23, 2018 when he defeated Renson Robles; his last defeat occurred in 2011 when he faced Ruben Vicente, since then he has collected 27 victories and three draws. Kal Yafai vs Jimenez is valid for the WBA World super flyweight title (Yafai’s fifth defense); undercard of Demetrius Andrade vs Maciej Sulecki. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Division: super flyweight (115 lbs, 52.2 kg)
Title: WBA World super flyweight title
Yafai’s previous fight: Khalid Yafai vs Israel Gonzalez
Yafai’s next fight: Khalid Yafai vs Roman Gonzalez
Yafai vs Jimenez full fight video:
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