Earlier today saw the announcement of the next Tukeshov Boxing promotions show, set to take place at the Tynyshpayev Academy of Transport and Communications in Almaty. The show isn't a stacked card, despite having a total of 13 bouts on it, but will be one of the longest shows for January, and does feature some notable names, as well as a tasty looking main event between two unbeaten hopefuls.
One of the notable under-card fighters is the once touted Dastan Saduuly (3-1, 3) [Дастан Садуулы], who was last seen being battered by Russian novice Vildan Minasov in September. The teenager will be looking to bounce back from that loss as he takes on the win-less Assylbek Tastulek (0-2) [Асылбек Тастулек], who was stopped twice last year by debutants. Saduuly excited the Kazakh press when he turned professional at the age of 16, and after scoring 3 wins he was expected to move forward with his career, until Minasov made it clear he was a boy fighting against a man for the first time.
Thankfully the main event does look a much better bout as the unbeaten pairing of Ray Seitzhanov (5-0, 2) [Рай Сейтжанов] and Nurbol Berdimuratov (2-0) [Нурбол Бердимуратов], who clash in an 8 rounder. On paper this one looks good, but in reality it's a massive step up in class for Berdimuratov, who has only fought debutants and in 4 rounders.
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Earlier today in Kazan fight fans saw teenage Kazakh hopeful Dastan Saduuly (3-1, 3) [Дастан Садуулы] suffer his first loss. The 18 year old was taking on unbeaten Russian novice Vildan Minasov (4-0, 3), in what looked like an interesting match up on paper. Sadly however it ended up being a complete mismatch.
Saduuly was dropped twice in the opening round, leaving a big hole for him to climb out out. He was then dropped again in round 3 before his team threw in the towel and save him from taking any further punishment.
The bout, for a regional WBC Lightweight title, seemed like it had been put together for Saduuly to claim a title. He seemed to be the man given the big build before hand, whilst Minasov almost appeared like a default character from a Fight Night game, but in the end the teenager showed absolutely no durability, and seemed in trouble every time he was touched.
Earlier today Vesti.KZ reported that 3 Kazakh hopefuls had had their next bouts arranged for September 27th in Russia, and all 3 are now set for minor title bouts.
The youngest of the Kazakh fighters is 18 year old Dastan Saduuly (3-0, 3) [Дастана Садуулы], who will be taking on 23 year old Russian Vildan Minasov (3-0, 2) for the WBA Asia Lightweight title. This is a step up for both men, who have yet to beat a fighter with a winning record, and it an example of just low the WBA go to crown regional champions. Sadly the WBA Asia title appears to be nothing more than a rebranded PABA title, which were a joke by the end. Saying that, this is an interesting bout, but shouldn't really be for any form of title, especially not for a supposed regional title.
A second bout will see 29 year old Arman Rysbek (7-0, 6) [Рысбек Арман], a former multi-time Kazakh amateur champion, battle against Russian foe Artem Brusov (9-0, 8). This will be for the IBF European Super Middleweight title, another lightly regarded regional title. This will be Rysbek's first bout in Russia, following bouts in the US, Argentina and Kazakhstan, and will be his first bout in 11 months. As for Brusov the bout will be his first since December .
It's worth noting that Boxrec have Rysbek's opponent for this bout as Gamzat Gazaliev (4-0, 4), and don't list it as a title bout at the time of writing.
The third bout will see former Canelo sparring partner Bobirzhan Mominov (11-0, 8) [Моминов Бобиржан] battle against battle against Russian righter Vaghinak Tamrazyan (17-7, 5) for the IBF Intercontinental Welterweight title. As with Rysbek this will be Mominov's Russian debut and will see him looking to claim his second title, after previously holding a WBC regional title. As for Tamrazyan he'll be looking to build on a win he scored in June, though prior to that he had lost 3 in a row
According to Kazakh sources Dastan Saduuly (3-0, 3) [Дастана Садуулы] will be returning to the ring for his next fight on July 5th as part of a stacked Kazakh card.
The unbeaten teenager, who who made his debut last September, hasn't yet had his opponent named, though we would suspect a novice or regional journeyman will be in the ring with him.
The talented youngster was last seen in action back in March, when he defeated veteran Alexander Saltykov. That was a clear step up for Saduuly and an appearance on this big card would really help generate more buzz in his career, even at this early stage.
The main event of this July 5th card will be the return of Kanat Islam (25-0, 20) [Ислам Канат], though rumours of Islam's opponent have died down since he was linked to popular American Gabriel Rosado (24-12-1, 14), and an announcement on who he will face is likely to be made in the coming days.
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