Zhanibek Alimkhanuly Smothers Rob Brant to Win Via Stoppage

Published 06/26/2021, 10:56 PM EDT


The Zhanibek Alimkhanuly vs Rob Brant fight was all about the former hammering the veteran. This 10-round fight between the duo had all the buzz from the beginning. And it certainly proved to be an entertainer. But in the end, it was Zhanibek Alimkhanuly who won this fight fair and secure.

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Right from the first round, Alimkhanuly went all out against Brant. He began the fight with fast-paced jabs alongside some thunderous left hands. As the contest moved ahead, the Kazakhstan boxer got comfortable with his shots and he began landing some severe hits on his fellow adversary.

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Brant, on the other hand, didn’t really have the answer for the same and he only ate massive strikes from the 28-year-old. Hence, Alimkhanuly was the true oppressor in this battle and he efficiently executed his game plan.

Right from the start, he made his intentions clear and destroyed Brant to attain a sensational win, improving his professional boxing record to 10-0.

Moving into this fight, Alimkhanuly was the underdog. However, the performance he put in has surely lured his fans to a great extent. As he showcased an altogether improved version of himself in this fight, he ended up on the winning vertical. Hence, he will look to earn bigger fights against bigger names for his next outing.

Is this Zhanibek Alimkhanuly’s biggest career win?

The Kazakhstan boxer is one of the most improved fighters of recent times. And in this fight, too, he truly proved his case.

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That said, it’s safe to admit that this fight was Alimkhanuly’s biggest career win. Because right from the first gong, the undefeated fighter showed vast weapons in his artillery. His dominance helped him emerge as a winner via an RTD in round 8.

Such a performance on the undercard of Vasyl Lomachenko’s return to the ring will only have done him wonders as elite boxing fans, promoters and boxers will have taken note of his work.

On a scale of 1-10, how do you rate Alimkhanuly’s performance?

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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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