Ravshanbek Umurzaqov will fight against a boxer from South Africa
Ravshanbek Umurzakov (8-0), who has the WBA Asia belt in lightweight, will go into the ring one month after his last fight. He will fight against South Africa's eighth number, Anthony Moloisane (11-3-1), on May 18th in Ekaterinburg.
Umurzakov won the WBA Asia lightweight title in April 2019 against Filipino Roberto Gonzalez (28-5). The fight was over ahead of schedule: Umurzakov knocked out his opponent of round two. Interestingly, this is his seventh early career victory. In addition, it should be noted that Umurzakov is one of the top three strongest boxers in Uzbekistan and ranks 100th in the world ranking.
As for Anthony Moloisane, he is one of the top ten strongest boxers in his weight in South Africa. He had 15 fights in the professional ring, won 11 of them, was three times defeated and one fight ended in a draw. In October 2018, Moloisane fought for the South African lightweight belt, but lost.