February 25. Information Center - MTK Global’s efforts to fruther
tak Kazakhstan’s boxing scene continued today with
the signing of undefeated world-ranked super lightweight Batyrzhan Jukembayev, Badlefthook
The 29-year-old Jukembayev (18-0, 14 KO), born in Shu,
Kazakhstan and presently training under Manny Robles, has thus far spent his
career entirely in Quebec under Eye of the Tiger management. His biggest win to
date came in 2019, when he all-but-swept tricky veteran Miguel Vazquez on the
scorecards, and he was last seen knocking out Ricardo Lara in January of last
year. He’s presently ranked eighth by the WBC and IBF and 14th by the WBA,
You can watch his third-most-recent fight, a first-round TKO
of Luis Jesus Vidales, here.
Jukembayev said: “I am glad to be joining forces with
Rick Mirigian and a big brand like MTK Global for the the next stage of my
career. I’ve had great fights so far and now I feel ready to showcase my skills
on the world stage.
“I’m a crafty southpaw from Kazakhstan who is 18-0 with 14
knockouts, so I promise to give exciting fights to the fans. Follow me to see
some great boxing.
“I’ve come to America to fight the best. I’m confident that
with my team and MTK Global behind me we will get a title shot soon.”