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Chakhkiev Sparring With Rusiewicz For The Kotlobay Bout

By Per Ake Persson

On the 28th of January at the five-star luxury hotel Grand Elysee in Germany, undefeated cruiserweight prospect Rakhim "The Machine" Chakhkiev (11-0, 9KOs) will get his toughest test to date in WBC Baltic champion Alexander Kotlobay (21-2-1, 15KOs). Chakhkiev has started training hard at Universum's new gym in Hamburg. The young prospect is sparring with several boxers, including his former rival Lukasz Rusiewicz (10-11, 3KOs). Chakhkiev fought Rusiewicz twice, in July 2010 and December 2010, and twice the Polish fighter was able to last the distance.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Freedom. on 01-02-2012

I see Chakhkiev is already in the WBO rankings. I think he may be challenging for a world title by the end of 2012.

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