Uzbek fighter Isrial Madrimov (1-0, 1) [Isroil Madrimov] made his professional debut recently and looked like a sensational talent, stopping Vladimir Hernandez in the 6th round of a scheduled 10 round contest.
Today it was revealed by several Uzbek sources that Madrimov had been voted the Asian fighter of the year for his amateur, by the Asian Boxing Confederation (ASBC), who look after Amateur boxing in Asia.
Madrimov took 46.76% of the votes with Indian fighter Amit Panghal coming second with 28.03% of the vote and Madrimov's Uzbek compatriot Ikboljon Kholdarov taking third place with just over 11$% of the vote.
Whilst it's clear that Madrimov's future lies in professional boxing it's still great to see his exploits getting recognised by the ASBC, and in fact it's brilliant that Panghal is also being recognised for what has been a stand out year for the Indian fighter.
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