WBA Bantamweight champion: (14-1-9, 4KOs)Rau’Shee Warren vs Zhanat Zhakiyanov (26-1-0, 18KOs) full fight 12 rounds, for Warren’s WBA bantamweight title.
The WBA bantamweight title holder, Rau’Shee Warren fight against Zhanat Zhakiyanov in first 116 against 116.5 Warren defense his title. Time and date full fight video on February 10, 2017 venue: huntington center, toledo, ohio promoter: about billions promotions/TGB promotions TV: Bounce TV.
Rau’shee Warren is rare when it comes to the modern era of boxing. With all of the technology available to study an opponent, Warren prefers fight night to figure things out and that will be the case when he defends his WBA and IBO bantamweight titles against Zhanat Zhakiyanov at 9 p.m. Friday at the Huntington Center in Toledo.
Warren is on the co-main event, which includes Robert Easter Jr. defending his IBF lightweight title against Luis Cruz. Each fight will be shown live on Bounce TV in the Premier Boxing Champions series.
WBA bantamweight champion Rau’shee Warren coming out at the opening bell with blazing speed and power and knocking down his opponent, Zhanat Zhakiyanov, twice in the first round.
But Zhakiyanov not only survived, he thrived over the next 11 rounds, outworking Warren much of the time and came away with a split decision victory. Zhakiyanov, from Kazakhstan, took Warren’s belt in his first defense at the Huntington Center in Toledo, Ohio, a few hours away from Warren’s hometown of Cincinnati.
The judges’ scores were 115-111 for Warren, and 115-111 and 116-110 both for Zhakiyanov, who improved to 27-1 with 18 KOs.