Arslanbek Makhmudov is the “most feared heavyweight on this planet” and his knockout energy may put “anybody to sleep”, says his promoter Camille Estephan.
The unbeaten Russian, nicknamed ‘The Lion’, resumed his damaging pursuit of a world heavyweight title combat by dispatching Pavel Bitter in simply over 30 seconds in Mexico final week.
Makhmudov has damaged the resistance of all 11 of his opponents, with just one bout lasting past three rounds, and promoter Estephan insists that his fighter’s concussive punches will topple any heavyweight.
“I imagine Arslanbek has the kind of punch that isn’t simply heavy however fairly explosive. Actually the form of punch that might put anybody to sleep,” Estephan advised Sky Sports activities.
“Arslanbek will defend his NABF title on the finish of September and we’re searching for the titles and all of the roads that result in the world titles, which is our final objective.”
Makhmudov issued a warning to the present world champions, Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury, however has raised doubts about whether or not his rivals wish to share the ring with him.
“It has been 10 months since I bought within the ring as a result of there aren’t a variety of boxers who wish to face me,” mentioned Makhmudov.
“I’m able to face anybody. My objective is to change into heavyweight champion of the world and I wish to face the most effective in my division.”
Joshua defends his WBA, IBF and WBO titles towards Oleksandr Usyk on September 25, dwell on Sky Sports activities Field Workplace, whereas Fury’s WBC belt will probably be at stake in a rescheduled third combat towards Deontay Wilder on October 9.
With Joshua and Fury holding all of the belts, Estephan believes Makhmudov would welcome the chance to stake his declare for a title shot with a devastating win in Britain.
“A lot motion within the UK at heavyweight that we’re definitely open to combat there,” Estephan advised Sky Sports activities.
“We predict he is prepared. It is a matter of creating it via the ranks. Arslanbek will not be the kind of fighter who’s more likely to be invited by one of many champions.
We imagine Arslanbek has a punch that might make the Wembley stadium tremble so we’re greater than positive most heavyweights already worry him.
“Presently we are saying he is probably the most feared heavyweight on this planet.
“We imagine Arslanbek has a punch that might make Wembley Stadium tremble so we’re greater than positive most heavyweights already worry him.
“His quest for the titles will probably be fairly a journey and as soon as he will get to the highest of the satisfaction as champion we expect he would be the ‘King of the Jungle’ for a very long time.”
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