Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Alexander Bakhtin-Sergio Santillan on 3/31 in Balashikha - Boxing News
 
Follow BoxingScene
 
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
• Boxing Articles
• Boxing Interviews
• Breaking News
• Boxing Press Releases
• Boxing Results
• World Boxing News
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  2/18/2013       Read more by Alexey Sukachev         
   
Alexander Bakhtin-Sergio Santillan on 3/31 in Balashikha
Mobile Version Share Click Here To Email   Search BoxingScene Database 

By Alexey Sukachev

IBO super bantamweight titlist Alexander “Sasha” Bakhtin (30-0, 11 KOs) is back in action on March 31 in Balashikha, a satellite city of Moscow, Russia, to headline an annual night of boxing for local fans, named after former amateur superstar and current Professional Boxing Federation of Russia president Victor Petrovich Ageev.

Bakhtin, 31, who is ranked very high in the 122lb division (WBA and IBF #3, WBC #4) will defend his title against Argentinean veteran Sergio Carlos Santillan (30-12-3, 14 KOs). The 39-year old fighter from Buenos Aires is a former IBF I/C flyweight, two-time Argentinean super flyweight, South American super flyweight, WBC Fecarbox (Interim) super bantamweight and reigning South American super bantamweight champion. He has been previously stopped just once in his career.

Santillan is a not-so-welcome choice for Bakhtin, who has been hunting for the world title opportunity for about eight years at this point. According to boxko.ru, Bakhtin’s promoter Vladimir Hryunov was negotiating with former world champions Joseph Agbeko and Vic Darchinyan, but the respected teams were unable to reach an agreement.

Tags: Alexander Bakhtin



 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (0) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Arum, CBS CEO Set Meeting on Ma...
  Servania vs. Bedak For The WBO ...
  Froch: Khan Gets Cleaned Out By...
  Roach: Will Haymon Give Up Mayw...
  Jesse Hart: Groves Went From Fr...
  Joseph Parker Will Have Calcula...
  Bellew To Star in Rocky Spin-Of...
  Fury: Special Talents Like Me A...
  Pacquiao Still on Course To Dro...
  Roach: Algieri Did Not Belong i...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.