Zafar Parpiev has very good amateur base. Three years he was a member of the Russian boxing team, was a prize-winner of the World Cup among oil countries, the winner of the Russian Championship, and also a multiple winner of various international tournaments. Six year he was the number one of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug and was the best boxer in Russia.
His debut took place on 7th July, 2017. The first fight at the professional ring held in Ekaterinburg. He defeated a field of Fidras Dgamuradov by a unanimous decision.
13 October, 2018 — Fight for IBF Asia title. Zafar came to his first title fight with the record of five wins in six fights. The rival was experienced Filipino Jake Bornea (14-2-0). The fight took place in the quarterfinals of the World Boxing Super Series WBSS.