Chakhkiev vs Mendoza is Now Set For Hamburg Clash
By Ruslan Chikov
Top cruiserweight contender Rakhim “The Machine” Chakhkiev (14-0, 11 KOs) will now face Epifanio Mendoza (34-14-1, 30 KOs), who replaces an injured Alejandro Valori (9-3, 6 KOs). The fight takes place on Friday night in Hamburg, Gerany. The unbeaten cruiser is hoping to secure a fight with WBC cruiserweight champion Krzysztof Wlodarczyk in later 2012/early 2013.