Shavkat Rakhimov will fight with Jimmy Paypa on May,5 in Yekaterinburg
Promising and non-defeated lightweight boxer (up to 59kg) Shavkat Rakhimov (9-0, 7KO) will conduct his next bout on May,5 in Yekaterinburg. The rival of the 22-year-old citizen of Yekaterinburg in the 10-round fight will be 23-year-old Jimmy Paypa from the Philippines.
The bout Rakhimov vs Paypa will be an important part of the fight card of a big show, which is organized by RCC Boxing Promotions (Titov Boxing Promotions) with the support of Evgeniy Kuyvashev, the Governor of Sverdlovsk region. It is worth noting that for Shavkat Rakhimov it is the second fight these year – in February he defeated Rogelio Jun Doliguez from the Philippines by a technical knock-out in the fifth round and won the vacant WBC Eurasia super featherweight title.
Jimmy Paypa appeared on the professional ring for the first time in August, 2009 at the age of 16 at flyweight (up to 50,8 kg). In May, 2004 he boxed out in featherweight (up to 57 kg) category in Japan with local prospect Tsuyoshi Tameda – the fight ended up in a draw. In March, 2016 Paypa defeated his eminent compatriot Bernabe Concepcion by the split decision of judges and won the WBO Oriental super bantamweight title (up to 55,3 kg). His previous bout Jimmy conducted in November last year and won by knock-out in the third round.
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