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Rakhim Chakhkiev is Planning To Come Back in October

By Alexey Sukachev

According to numerous reports in Russian and German media outlets, dangerous Russian hard-hitter Rakhim Chakhkiev (14-0, 11 KOs) is rumored to be returning to the ring in October against an opponent to be named. Most probably Chakhkiev’s next fight will take place in Berlin, Germany.

Chakhkiev, 29, is a 2008 Beijing heavyweight gold medalist. He turned pro in 2009 and was being nursed as a pro by fading Universum Box-Promotion. Rakhim, who is ranked #5 by the WBC, #13 by the IBF and #14 by the WBA at 200lb, and holds the WBC Baltic cruiserweight title, is 3-0 this year, outpointing Alexander Kotlobay in convincing fashion and stopping Americans Jaidon Condrington and Zack Page inside the distance. He last fought in May and defeated tough-as-nails Page via TKO 6.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mikhnienko on 08-29-2012

[QUOTE=RyunosukeRonin;12462755]He doesn't have alot of fights 14 but he does strike me as someone who could fight better comp without a large number of pro bouts but yeah Universum is a scary proposition to be dealing with Braehmer left and…

Comment by BattleAxePurist on 08-29-2012

[QUOTE=Mikhnienko;12462743]For 14 pro fights he's been moved quite well. Him being with the career killing black hole of boxing that is Universum does concern me though. I would pick him to win over Wlodarczyk or Hernandez if they fought tommorrow.[/QUOTE]…

Comment by Mikhnienko on 08-29-2012

[QUOTE=RyunosukeRonin;12462729]Unless it's a live body who presents a challenge then it really itsn't that noteworthy Watching him beat up on journeymen has lost it's luster and is getting repetitive[/QUOTE] For 14 pro fights he's been moved quite well. Him being…

Comment by BattleAxePurist on 08-29-2012

Unless it's a live body who presents a challenge then it really itsn't that noteworthy Watching him beat up on journeymen has lost it's luster and is getting repetitive

Comment by dan_cov on 08-29-2012

[QUOTE=Roy Jones Jnr;12461948][URL="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zS1cLOIxsQ8"]Dan_cov's reaction to this news[/URL][/QUOTE] Hahaha! I posted this about a week back, translated from a Russian website. Rakhim promises it will be against a big name, I can not wait. :boxing:

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