Once beaten Uzbek hopeful Sardor Muzaffarov (3-1, 2) will be back in the ring on December 8th for his biggest test so far, as he takes on the highly experienced Andrei Isayeu (30-14, 9).
The Uzbek 23 year old debuted last year and scored a win over a fellow debutant, but lost a split decision in his second bout, coming up short against Alexander Krasheninnikov. Since then he has bounced back with two more wins whilst fighting in Ekateringburg.
He will be back in Ekateringburg in December as he takes on 38 year old Belorussian Isayeu who has been around the block since his 2002 debut. He started his career well, winning his first 12, before losing in 2006 to Kevin Mitchell. Another good winning run followed until he lost to Oleg Yefimovych in 2010, falling to 22-2. Since then he has been losing with more regularity, and has come up short to the likes of Rendall Munroe, Kamil Laszczyk, Mark Urvanov and Akzhol Sulaimanbek Uulu. He has been a regular in Russia recently, but has gone 0-7 there since the start of 2017 and will be expected to pick up another defeat here.
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