Israil Madrimov makes pro debut in a 10-round fight
Israil Madrimov of Uzbekistan will be making history in his professional debut in a ten-round bout, which is unheard of. Madrimov is a decorated amateur who won the best boxer of the World Series of Boxing in 2017, earned a gold medal at the 2018 Asian Olympic Games as well as the 2017 Asian games as well as silver medals at the 2011 World Amateur Championships, the 2013 Asian and 2014 Asian Olympic games.
Madrimov’s opponent, Vladamir Hernandez, a man Northern and Central California boxing fans will know well as he beat Daniel Valdivia twice. Hernandez has a high-output and is not by any means an easy fight, let alone your first fight, one that is scheduled for ten rounds.
The bout will be part of the undercard of tonight’s, Bivol vs. Pascal and the Murodjon “MJ” Akhmadaliev – Isaac Zarate WBA Intercontinental super bantamweight title fight will be televised live on the final edition of HBO World Championship Boxing from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Just recently Madrimov signed with Vadim Kornilov’s World of Boxing team.