Ossetian professional boxer has been training for a title fight

Fri, 12/04/2013 - 16:29

Ossetian professional boxer, the WBC European champion in the weight category up to 66.6 kg Aslanbek Kozaev has launched the enhanced trainings for the next title fight, which he plans to hold in the second half of May.

As the news agency "Res" was informed by a coach of the athlete Vitaly Slanov, Kozaev had started the high-intensity trainings on April 8. The trainings for the upcoming fight are divided into two periods. First, for three weeks, the trainings, held in Vladikavkaz, will focus on improving functional training, and then– on sparring. "
Slanov said that in the coming days the managers of the Ossetian fighter would choose the rival for Aslanbek Kozaev, a well as the venue and the date of the match.
In the second half of May the Ossetian boxer will defend his title of the CIS and Slavic countries. Currently his managers are discussing the possibility of organizing a fight with a boxer from Georgia Giorgy Ungadze. But there are also several alternative opponents for our athlete. "
It should be noted that his last title bout the Ossetian athlete fought on March 17 in the town of Noginsk. He met in the ring with another Russian fighter - the champion of Russia among professionals, the IBF Asian Champion David Avanesian.
Then the stubborn fight ended in a draw by the decision of referees and Kozaev defended both belts-a champion of the CIS and Slavic countries and the Baltic championship belt («WBC BALTIC»).
Kozaev is 25. He is the WBC European champion, the WBC world champion among youth, intercontinental WBC world champion among youth, and a champion of Asia among adults. To date, the boxer has fought 24 bouts and scored victory in all of them. In eight boxing matches he won early victory and one fight ended in a draw. In professional boxing Kozaev debuted in 2008. He trains in the Vladikavkaz Boxing Club "Ariana" under the direction of the honored coach of the RSO and the RF Vitaly Slanov.

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