By Alexey Sukachev
Highly regarded and highly ranked Russian super middleweight Maxim Vlasov (29-1, 14 KOs has been added to a strong card in Krasnodar, Russia, which takes place on April 18 under Pushka promotion. Vlasov will fight durable Georgian journeyman Shalva Jomardashvili (36-7-2, 27 KOs), who comes off a one-sided decision loss to retiring Hungarian champion Zsolt Erdei.
IBF #4, WBC #5, WBO #11 and WBA #13 168lber Vlasov has lost just once in his career in a close fight versus light heavyweight contender Isaac Chilemba. He is 9-0, 4 KOs after that, scoring a wide decision over journeyman Derrick Findley in his last fight. Vlasov vs. Jomardashvili will be a part of a strong card, which will also feature Russian welterweight champion David Avanesyan against former IBO champion Kaizer Mabuza and rising prospect Aik “Humanoid” Shakhnazaryan versus upset-minded Dominican Felix Lora.