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Rakhim Chakhkiev To Face Santander Silgado in Moscow

By Gregory Tarantin

WBC #1 cruiserweight Rakhim Chakhkiev has found a late replacement opponent for May 30 at the Luzhniki Arena in Moscow, Russia. Chakhkiev (18-1, 14 KOs) was scheduled to take on previously undefeated WBC #9 Ghanaian Braimah Kamoko (26-0, 20 KOs) on the undercard of Alexander Povetkin's bout against Manuel Charr. Kamoko suffered a hand injury in camp and was forced to withdraw.

The 2008 Olympic gold medal winner will now face Santander Silgado (25-1, 20KOs), who previously came to Russia in 2012 and saw himself get stopped by Denis Lebedev in four rounds. He won two fights since, both by knockout - including a two round destruction of Steve Herelius.

Gregory Tarantin covers boxing for Allboxing.ru

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by molinari on 05-30-2014

Diablo is most likely facing BJ Flores later this year on showtime, with winner facing Tarver. They wanted to fight Drozd in Moscow but the money they were proposed was laughable. Also with sauerland losing their TV contract there were…

Comment by dan_cov on 05-29-2014

[QUOTE=Scott.Weiland.;14602446]Any news on Krzysztof Wlodarczyk and Drozd's next opponents ? I like to think the Diablo rematch will happen next if Rakhim wins this one,any news Dan ?[/QUOTE] I have heard nothing about either guy. Pretty sure I recall Eddie…

Comment by ScottWeiland on 05-29-2014

[QUOTE=From Russia;14602462]weight in results: Rakhim - 90,75 kg Silgado - 97,50 kg Rakhim still accepted the fight ...[/QUOTE] Dude knows no fear. Great avatar btw,no room for Rakhim in there ?

Comment by From Russia on 05-29-2014

weight in results: Rakhim - 90,75 kg Silgado - 97,50 kg Rakhim still accepted the fight ...

Comment by ScottWeiland on 05-29-2014

[QUOTE=dan_cov;14601921]Very good replacement and more proven than the original opponent. I like this fight.[/QUOTE] Any news on Krzysztof Wlodarczyk and Drozd's next opponents ? I like to think the Diablo rematch will happen next if Rakhim wins this one,any news…

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