Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Holt vs Allakhverdiev Possibly Pushed Back To June 27th

By Keith Idec

Russian promoter Vladimir Hryunov hopes to reschedule a junior welterweight bout between former 140-pound champion Kendall Holt and Khabib Allakhverdiev for June 27 in Moscow.

The fight was scheduled for June 20 in Moscow, but Holt encountered a visa issue this week and the fight was at least postponed Friday. Patrick English, Holt’s attorney, indicated a little more time could be enough to rectify Holt’s problem and hoped the fight could be rescheduled.

Holt, of Paterson, N.J., was scheduled to fly to Moscow on Wednesday for a 10-round, 140-pound fight against the unbeaten Russian southpaw, whom Hryunov promotes.

Hryunov agreed to pay the 31-year-old Holt (28-5, 16 KOs) a six-figure purse for the opportunity for Allakhverdiev to face a proven American junior welterweight.

The 31-year-old Holt, a former WBO titleholder, is ranked No. 6 by the IBF and No. 5 by the WBO. The 29-year-old Allakhverdiev (16-0, 7 KOs) is ranked No. 11 by the WBA.

Keith Idec covers boxing for The Record and Herald News, of Woodland Park, N.J., and BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Post a Comment - View More User Comments (0)
Top Headlines Khan: Fight With Pacquiao Could Sell Out Stadium in the UK Shavkat Rakhimov Destroys Robinson Castellanos in Two Evgeny Tishchenko Makes Pro Debut With TKO Win in Five Photos: Jesse Hart, Shakur Stevenson, Jason Sosa, Cornflake Win Fury: Wilder Called, I Answered - Not Like Sh*thouse Joshua! Photos: Jennings Dropped, Comes Back To Stop Dimitrenko Deontay Wilder: I Promise - Fury Will Be a Knockout Victim! Photos: Tyson Fury Boxes Past Pianeta, Secures Deontay Wilder Photos: Carl Frampton Stops Jackson, Looks To Warrington Shot Photos: Cristofer Rosales Takes Out Paddy Barnes With KO Frampton: Warrington Fight is Easiest To Make - Let's Do It Atchariya Claims Decision, Chanoi Scores KO in Bangkok Fury: Wilder Congratulated Me, Said it Was Great Performance Subriel Matias Crushes Breidis Prescott, Jantony Ortiz is KO'd Tyson Fury vs. Francesco Pianeta - CompuBox Punch Stats Haye Cautions Fury That Wilder Has 'Real Dynamite' in Hands Bryant Jennings: I Made Adjustments, Got The Job Done Jason Sosa Drops Reynaldo Blanco Twice, Wins Decision Carlos Ocampo Bounces Back, Knocks Rojas Out in Three Mykal Fox Beats DeMarcus Corley, Nicholson KO's Rodriguez Bryant Jennings Gets Off The Floor To Stop Dimitrenko in Nine Bryant Jennings vs. Dimitrenko - Live BoxingScene Scorecard Jesse Hart Drops Gavronski Twice, Stops Him In Third Round Video: Tyson Fury Promises To Spark Deontay Wilder in Vegas Video: Saunders Talks Wilder Incident, Fury Crashes Interview Shakur Stevenson Boxes Past Carlos Ruiz To Win Decision Paddy Barnes Taken To Hospital After Knockout Defeat Jennings-Dimitrenko Undercard Results From Atlantic City Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov, Robinson Castellanos Ready To Fight Carl Frampton vs. Josh Warrington Set Up For Year-End Clash Photos: Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury - Go Face To Face in Belfast Carl Frampton Breaks Down, Stops Luke Jackson in Nine Tyson Fury to Deontay Wilder: I'm Knocking You the F*** Out! Carl Frampton vs. Luke Jackson - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Tyson Fury Outboxes Francesco Pianeta, Eyes Wilder Next Tyson Fury vs. Francesco Pianeta - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Cristofer Rosales Blasts Out Paddy Barnes in Four Rounds Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder: The Best Alternative Carlos Cuadras Begins The Long Road Back in Los Mochis Tyson Fury, Frampton Doubleheader - LIVE Results From Belfast
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement