Boxer Medjid Bektemirov wins competiton among professionals

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Makhachkala, April 22, 2015. Dagestan boxer Medjid Bektemirov gained a victory in the competitons among professionals held April 19 in Arlington. Bektemirov’s rival was an African- American Michael Gbenga. Having dominated in all the 8 rounds, Medjid became a winner on points.

"Michael Gbenga is an experienced boxer who has had a lot of professional boxing fights, more than I have. Perhaps, his experience is the only advantage over me. My former coach seconded him during the fight. After the bout, I invited Michael to the restaurant. He told me how my former coach had prepared him for the fight against me, taking into account about my strengths and weaknesses, "- Bektemirov said.

Dagestan boxer said that he had already returned to Dagestan. Medjid Bektemirov is a light heavyweight titleholder among professionals under version WBC USNBC. Throughout his career, the athlete became the world champion among professionals in pankration, a national champion in MMA, a multiple winner of international Wushu Sanda tournaments.  

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