RICKY HATTON and Hatton Promotions would like to counter claims made about Zhanat Zhakiyanov by the team of Zolani Tete.… Read Article
Interim WBA World Bantamweight Champion Zhanat “ZZ” Zhakiyanov (26-1, 18 KOs) and his representatives are now forced to respond to the deliberate falsehoods being distributed by the team around South African super flyweight Zolani Tete.… Read Article
ZHANAT ZHAKIYANOV was mobbed by his adoring fans when he arrived back in his home town of Petropavl, Kazakhstan.
Around 200 people braved temperatures as low as -20°c to see the 32-year-old arrive by train a week on from his WBA interim bantamweight title victory over Yonfrez Parejo.… Read Article
ZHANAT ZHAKIYANOV proved he belongs amongst the world’s elite by winning the interim WBA bantamweight title on Saturday night (November 7).
The Kazakh, who is trained by former four-time world champion Ricky Hatton, overcame the tall and tricky Venezuelan Yonfrez Parejo with a split decision verdict in front the of the great and the good of Monte Carlo.… Read Article
RICKY HATTON is predicting an explosive ending to Zhanat Zhakiyanov’s interim WBA bantamweight title fight with Yonfrez Parejo this weekend.… Read Article
ZHANAT ZHAKIYANOV says Yonfrez Parejo won’t know what’s hit him when the pair meet in Monte Carlo next month.
The heavy-handed Kazakh challenges Parejo for the interim WBA bantamweight on November 7 and believes his power will be too much for the well-travelled Venezuelan.… Read Article
Zhanat Zhakiyanov won the WBA International title and scored his 12 successive stoppage when he halted Argentina’s Hector Guzman in the sixth round in Vratsa, Bulgaria on Saturday night (May 9).
The Ricky Hatton-trained bantamweight looked set to have an early night when he dropped Guzman with a wide-arching left hook in the opening round. But things nearly turned around when Zhakiyanov suffered a flash knockdown from a counter right a round later.… Read Article
ZHANAT ZHAKIYANOV has WBC bantamweight champion Shinsuke Yamanaka in his sights and is hoping for a showdown in the summer.… Read Article
There were mixed emotions for Hatton Promotions’ fighters in Chandler, Brisbane on Saturday as Zhanat Zhakiyanov and Cameron Hammond continued to their journeys towards world title opportunities while Damien Hooper suffered a shock setback.
Kazakhstani terror Zhakiyanov remained on course for a possible clash with WBC bantamweight champion Shinsuke Yamanaka by laying out the experienced Filipino Roberto Lerio in the second round.… Read Article
FIGHT FANS will get the opportunity to see Zhanat Zhakiyanov’s WBC EPBC bantamweight dust up with Fred Mundraby a few days earlier than expected.
The pair were due to clash on the undercard of the big Rabchenko v Mundine card in Melbourne on November 12, but the fight will now take place on Rightcross Entertainment’s stacked bill at the Sleeman Sports Complex in Chandler, Queensland on November 8.… Read Article