Saturday at the Almaty Arena in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Nelson’s Promotions presents a bout for the WBO and WBA Intercontinental along with the UBC Junior Middleweight titles as as Kanat Islam returns home to face Patrick Allotey in a bout scheduled for 12 rounds.
Islam of Almaty, Kazakhstan has a record of 22-0 with 18 knockouts.
The 32 year-old Islam was a 2008 Olympic Bronze medal winner and is a 4 year-professional. He won the WBA Fedecaribe Super Welterweight title with a 1st round stoppage over Humberto Toledo (41-8). He defended the title twice.
Islam won the WBA Fedelatin Super Welterweight title with a 3rd round stoppage over Emilio Julio. He made three defenses of that belt, which included a 3rd round stoppage over Francisco Cordero. He is coming off a 6th round stoppage over Juan De Angel (18-3-1) on May 8th in Lakeland, Florida.
Allottey of Accra, Ghana has a record of 34-2 with 28 knockouts.
The 26 year is a 10 year veteran, who won his first 30 bouts. In those victories, Allottey has wins over Patrice Sou Toke (15-0) to win the WBC Silver Welterweight title, for which he made 2 defenses and a win over. Patrick Bogere (12-1).
Alottey has won 4 straight and in his last bout, he stopped Sani Yidana Kugblie on June 24th in Accra, Ghana.
In a 6-round light heavyweight bout, Zhanibek Alimkhanuly of Almaty, Kazakhstan will make his pro debut against former world title challenger Milton Nunez (33-16-1, 28 KO’s) of Barranquilla, Colombia.
In a 10-round welterweight bout, Zhankozh Turarov (19-0, 13 KO’s) Kazakhstan will fight Isaac Aryee (24-8, 12 KO’s) of Accra, Ghana.
In a 6-round Heavyweight bout, Ruslan Myrsatayev (9-0, 5 KO’s) of Almaty, Kazakhstan will face Nuch Azumi (4-1, 3 KO’s) of Accra, Ghana.
Ali Akhmedov (7-0-2, 2 KO’s) of Almaty, Kazakhstan will square off with Ali Mammadov (10-2, 2 KO’s) Baku, Azerbaijan in 6-round light heavyweight bout.
Aidar Sharibayev (11-1-1, 9 KO’s) of Almaty, Kazakhstan will take on Juan Ocura (11-6-1, 4 KO’s) of Sabadell, Spain in a 6-round lightweight bout.
Zhuma Zhumabekov of Almaty, Kazakhstan will make his pro debut in a 4-round lightweight bout against Uladzimir Ivanou (0-1) of Minsk, Belarus.