Janibek Alimkhanuly Smothers Hassan N’Dam to Retain His Undefeated Stint

Published 11/20/2021, 10:34 PM EST


The WBO Global and WBC Continental Americas middleweight title bout between Janibek Alimkhanuly and Hassan N’Dam stayed true to the buzz around it. Both the fighters gave it their all and kept each other on their toes. With their scuffle, they also kept the fans on the edge of their seats. Finally, it was Alimkhanuly who came on top to attain a vital T/KO win.

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Alimkhanuly began the fight actively with his jabs and movements. N’Dam, on the other hand, looked to land some counterattacks to put his adversary on the back foot. Alimkhanuly marched N’Dam down with his style. The undefeated fighter looked to close the show early, and his intentions towards the same were evident.

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‘Qazaq Style’, in the later rounds, turned aggressive. At the same time, he even began defending N’Dam’s jabs. Yet, N’Dam got his angle right, and he landed a good right hand on the undefeated boxer. The 37-year-old kept slick movements to dodge the heat coming off Alimkhanuly’s hands.

In round 3, ‘Qazaq Style’ landed a significant left hand, and he capitalized on the same with a barrage of punches. Moreover, Alimkhanuly even dropped N’Dam with a power-packed left uppercut. But it was in the concluding seconds of the round, and the veteran continued the fight despite a knockdown.

Alimkhanuly continued with his supreme uppercuts, but N’Dam, this time, had some response ready with counterattacks.

Alimkhanuly began round 5 with some powerful punches and he was on the brink of knocking N’Dam down again. But he couldn’t do so.

Janibek Alimkhanuly vs Hassan N’Dam – A fight worth the hype

In the later rounds, N’Dam’s legs didn’t seem fine, and he ate a lot of power shots from Alimkhanuly. Yet, he refused to give up, making this contest alluring.

Alimkhanuly was the oppressor in this fight, and he fairly dictated the pace of the contest.

He also remained successful in cutting the distance and landing his straight lefts and uppercuts. Meanwhile, N’Dam didn’t seem in his element, however, he had the fighting spirit which kept him going.

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But, in round 8, Alimkhanuly landed some thunderous punches on N’Dam, and the referee interfered to stop the fight.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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