Earlier today it was revealed that Uzbek Lightweight hopeful Ravshanbek Umurzakov (6-0, 5) [Ravshanbek Umurzoqovning] would be back in action on February 22nd in Ekaterinburg.
The unbeaten Uzbek, who was last seen stopping Kelly Figueroa in 6 rounds, will be up against Filipino foe Rimar Metuda (12-4-1, 7). in a bout scheduled for 8 rounds.
The touted Uzbek made an impressive start to his career, scoring opening round wins in his couple of bouts before stepping up in class and taking care of the then 5-0 Merab Turkadze in 4 rounds and Eden Sonsona, in just 58 seconds.
Metuda, a 24 year old from the Philippines, has never been stopped in his 17 fight career, and actually fought to a draw with Nihito Arakawa last year though is yet to pick up a win outside of the Philippines, with notable losses on Russian soil against Mirzhan Zhaxylykov and Isa Chaniev.
Notably this card will feature a number of other Asian fighters on it, including Stanislav Kalitskiy (6-0, 3) [Станислав Калицкий] and Muhammadkhuja Yaqubov (12-0, 8) [Мухаммадхуча Якубов]
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