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Magomed Abdusalamov Now Ranked at #4 By WBC

On the eve of his next concussive ring appearance, undefeated future heavyweight champion Magomed "Mago" Abdusalamov (17-0, 17 KOs) has been elevated to #4 in the latest WBC rankings.

Abdusalamov, the reigning WBC-USNBC Champion, is coming off an impressive stoppage over former Olympian Victor Bisbal on March 8 and heading into a showdown against Argentina's Sebastian Ceballos (33-7-2, 25 KOs) on April 27 at Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield in Buenos Aires, Argentina, as part of the Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez (50-2-2, 28 KOs) vs. Martin Murray (25-0-1, 11 KOs) WBC World Middleweight Championship undercard.

The fight against Ceballos will be televised internationally, as Abdusalamov's star continues to rise.

"Mago is a top contender now," said his promoter, Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing. "He will only have to win a couple more fights and he will be in a perfect position to begin his championship reign, which will last a long time. I have said this since early in his career. He is too strong for anyone in the world to handle. Some of his opponents come out and use up all their energy in a few rounds and maybe they look like they're doing ok. But the pressure of Magomed is incredible and before long they are waiting to get knocked out like everybody else. He is the future champion of the world."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by LacedUp'sDream on 04-06-2013

Take David Hayes,he dropped the fat oaf Chisora,his WBA and WBC rankings benefitted vastly to the point he's still massively relevant a year after having last fought.Activity and knock outs,have never done anyone any harm,ask Arroela,he beat 6 variations of…

Comment by LacedUp'sDream on 04-06-2013

I guess the manner of of his victory over mcCline has elevated him,McCline whilst not ranked highly is well thought of,he went 10 with The Pin,I expected him to test Mago,for him to finish him in such emphatic fashion,deserves emphatic…

Comment by joe strong on 04-06-2013

[QUOTE=TBear;13216821]He's really hot prospect and maybe a contender but #4? Who did he beat to get there, McCline? I guess they move up fast when the sanctioning bodies can't find anyone else to rank.[/QUOTE]he's the WBC (USNBC) champion with a…

Comment by Hougigo on 04-06-2013

[QUOTE=Tobi.G;13216758]I want to see Abdusalamov vs. Wilder! Two guys with 100% KO-ratio!! A historic fight! Abdusalamov is quiet a big hitter! I think he would stop Wilder. He punches harder and is tougher and propably takes a shot better. These…

Comment by TBear on 04-06-2013

He's really hot prospect and maybe a contender but #4? Who did he beat to get there, McCline? I guess they move up fast when the sanctioning bodies can't find anyone else to rank.

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