Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Ali Akhmedov Rolls Forward With Another Knockout Victory

By Francisco Salazar

Another fight, another knockout victory for Ali Akhmedov.

The light heavyweight remained unbeaten late Thursday night, knocking out veteran Jovany Javier Gomez in the opening round inside The Hangar at the OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa, California.

A left hook to the body dropped Gomez to the canvas. Referee Ray Corona counted Gomez out at 1:10 of the opening round.

ali-akhmedov (3)

Akhmedov is originally from Almaty, Kazakhstan and now resides in Henderson, Nevada. He regularly spars with Gennady Golovkin, both of who are trained by Abel Sanchez in Big Bear Lake, California.

The 23-year-old Akhmedov (13-0, 10 knockouts) has now stopped six of his last seven opponents.

Gomez, who resides in Tijuana, Mexico, drops to 17-15, 11 KOs.

Middleweight Christian Aguiirre knocked out previously-unbeaten Joey Alday, Jr. of Odessa, Texas in the fourth round.

Alday (8-1, 7 KOs) controlled the action during the first three rounds of the fight until Aguirre trapped Alday in a corner midway about through the fourth round, throwing combinations until a right hand to the head ended matters at 1:41.

Aguirre, who resides in Salt Lake City, goes to 8-3, 4 KOs.

In a battle of lightweights who resides in the Inland Empire area of Southern California, Pomona's Israel Mercado (6-0, 6 KOs) knocked out Alfredo Hernandez of Riverside.

Time of the knockout was 1:58 of the sixth round.

In junior middleweight action, San Bernardino's Leo Ruiz (2-0, 1 KO) won a four round unanimous decision over Raul Calderon (1-1) of Long Beach.

Francisco A. Salazar has written for Boxingscene.com since September of 2012 and has covered boxing in Southern California and abroad since 2000. Francisco also covers boxing for the Ventura County (Calif.) Star newspaper. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter at FSalazarBoxing  

Tags: Ali Akhmedov image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Post a Comment - View More User Comments (0)
Top Headlines Pacquiao Confirms He'll Work With Roach Again For Broner Bout Pacquiao Warns Broner: I've Learned To 'Problem Solve' in Politics Canelo on GGG Win: Nicest Feeling To Shut Mouths With Facts! Claressa Shields vs. Femke Hermans Set, December 8 on HBO Ganigan Lopez Tops Telemundo Card in Mexico City Yves Ngabu vs. Micki Nielsen Finalized For February 16, Belgium Nathan Gorman vs. Alex Leapai Set For Warrington-Frampton LIVE STREAM: Pacquiao vs. Broner - NYC Press Conference Bivol: Alvarez KO Of Kovalev Surprised Me, Favor Him In Rematch Ugas Confident of Winning WBC Belt - Surprising Porter, Critics Hurd: I Would Beat Both Charlos, Canelo and Golovkin! Joseph Parker: After Flores, Hopefully I'll Be Fighting in The UK BoxingScene.com's Television Pick of The Week - Nov. 19 Photos: Manny Pacquiao Hits New York For Broner Presser Kieran Smith Ready For Step Up in Class With Peter McDonagh WBC Prez: I Hope Golovkin vs. Charlo Eliminator Will Happen Frampton: Warrington is Made For Me - I'll Prove I'm Better Canelo Says His Coach Felt Fielding Was Perfect Foe at 168 Juan Francisco Estrada Year-End Ring Return Ruled Out Pascal Can Take Legacy To A New Level With Win Over Bivol De La Hoya: If I Train For 3 Months - I Can Get in With The Best! Claressa Shields: I'm The Greatest Woman of All-Time! Photos: David Lemieux, Yves Ulysse Presser For Canelo-Fielding Thomas Valdez Shocks Luis Coria With Split Decision Win Chavez Jr. Admits To Abusing Drugs, Alcohol After Martinez Loss Brandon Rios: If Hearn Presents a Title Shot Next - I'm There! Photos: Jean Pascal in Top Form, Grinds For Dmitry Bivol Clash Anvar Yunusov Stops Jose Salinas in Seventh Round Jarrell Miller: If No Joshua - I'd Fight Whyte, Chisora, Allen or Price! Firat Arslan, Sefer Seferi Battle To a Draw: Chudinov Faces Mendy Photos: Matchroom Girls Hit The Kansas Star Arena Photos: Brandon Rios Batters and Stops Ramon Alvarez Hearn: Wilder-Fury Will Be Terrible; Fury Will Get Knocked Out Photos: Jarrell Miller Crushes Bogdan Dinu in The Fourth Spence: Jermell Charlo Beats Hurd, Enters Pound-For-Pound Photos: Gabe Rosado, Luis Arias Battle To a Split Draw Photos: Claressa Shields Earns More Gold, Easily Beats Rankin Archie Sharp Aims To Land Ryan Garcia, His Female Fans Too Buboy Studying Broner, Getting Pacquiao's Camp Ready Rizin CEO Warns: Nasukawa Will Aim To Knock Mayweather Out!
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement