Dushanbe to feature IBA Champions’ Night battle between Russian World Champions Ataev and Tokyo 2020 bronze medallist Dominguez

February 5th, 2024 / General

On 16 February at 19:00 TJT, set against the backdrop of the prestigious Dushanbe Tennis Courts and Watersports Complex, fans can watch all the action of the IBA Champions’ Night live through IBA’s streaming platform!

The highlight of the evening falls on a thrilling 10-round encounter between Russia’s World champion Sharabutdin Ataev and his runner-up, the Tokyo 2020 bronze medallist Azerbaijan’s Loren Berto Alfonso Dominguez. Their clash is set to determine who will emerge as the contender for the IBA professional World Champion’s belt in the 86kg weight category.

In the co-main event, local hero Shavkat Rakhimov (TJK) will face off against Eduardo Nunez (MEX) in a gruelling 12-round clash, aiming to secure a shot at the coveted IBF World Title Eliminator in the 58.9 kg weight category. This promises to be a high-stakes battle that demands every ounce of skill and determination.

On the same evening, don’t miss the explosive 10-round clash in the 57 kg weight category where Abdumalik Khalokov (UZB) takes on Luis Rodriguez Ocana (MEX) in a bid to secure the IBA World Title Eliminator.

Additionally, keep your eyes peeled for the riveting 8-round contest for the Asian Championship Title, featuring Tajikistan’s Bakhodur Usmonov going toe-to-toe with Lal Chu-En from Taiwan.

So, mark your calendars for 16 February and be part of the exhilarating IBA Champions’ Night in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, where these boxers will bring their all to the canvas in their quest for glory!

You can watch the live broadcast of the event on our website here or buy tickets to see the action live in Dushanbe.