World ranked and current WBO Global and WBC Asia super middleweight champion, Aidos Yerbosynuly (10-0, 8 KOs), will defend his titles and will compete for the WBA international title, against Namibian contender, Lucas Ndafolum (15-1, 6 KOs), on a special night of international boxing action, on March 24, at the Almaty Arena, in the cosmopolitan city of Almaty, Kazakhstan.
During the celebration of the Nowruz (the Persian New Year), this world class evening of boxing, organized by Suleimen Promotions, with the support of “Almaty Akimat”, will have a undercard of 7 competitive fights, which includes the participation of fighters from Kazakhstan, Argentina, the African continent and other countries.
Yerbossynuly returns to the ring after beating (fourth round KO) Belgian Ilias Achergui, to capture the WBO global super middleweight title, last December in Moscow, Russia.
Ndafoluma will arrive at the brawl, after an impressive 2018 campaign, where he stopped 3 of his last 4 opponents. Almost undefeated, the Namibian had only one loss in his professional record of 16 fights (by split decision, in 2014). In 2017, Ndafoluma traveled to Manchester, England, to beat (by decision) the durable British contender, Craig Cunningham, in his own house.
In the co-main event, world ranked super welterweight from Kazakhstan, Nursultan Zhanabayev (6-0), will be fighting for the WBA Intercontinental title, against an opponent to be announce in the coming days.
In his last fight, Nursultan Zhangabayev defeated Philippine Arnel Tinampay, by a wide unanimous decision in ten rounds, to conquer the vacant WBC Asia super welterweight title, last December, in Moscow, Russia.
In the card, Dastan Saduuly (1-0, 1 KO) will face Aleksandr Saltykov (12-55, 12 KO). Also, in action, Iskander Harsan (5-0, 4 KO) and Askat Zhantursynov (3-0, 3 KO), against opponents to be announced.
Suleimen Promotions, led by the Kazakh promoter, Ibragim Akdrashev, was created in 2018, with the main objective of supporting and promoting talented boxing and MMA fighters from Kazakhstan and the Eurasian region.