Category Archives: Nursultan Zhanabayev

Kanat Islam and Brandon Cook battle for WBA #1 spot

The WBA Inter-Continental and WBO-NABO Champion Islam ‘Qazaq’ Kanat and the undefeated
Canadian, Brandon ‘Bad Boy’ Cook, square off in a blockbuster matchup with an already sold-out venue
at the Saryarka Velodrome in Astana, Kazakhstan on Saturday, September 9th.
Kanat vs. Cook is 2017’s biggest boxing attraction in Kazakhstan selling over 12,000 seats at the
Saryarka Velodrome. However, due to the high-demand of this stellar boxing event, an additional 3,000
seats have been added. Kanat and Cook are 154-pound world-class fighters in their prime going head to
head at a critical time in their respective careers. Both are coming off from spectacular victories and
entering the battle for the 154-pound WBA Junior Middleweight title race.

Public workout day in Astana, Kazakhstan (video)

The future of Kazakhstan boxing talent lead by Kanat ‘Qazaq’ Islam (24-0, 19KO’s) had a public outdoor workout by the The Sayarka Velodrome in Astana, Kazakhstan in front of hundreds of boxing fans which are awaiting the much anticipated already sold out boxing event that will culminate the 2017 Astana Future Energy Expo. Among the the aspiring Kazakh boxers were Jr. Welterweight Zhankosh Turarov (21-0, 15KO’s), Super Welterweight Nursultan Zhanabayev (2-0, 1KO’s) Heavyweight Ruslan Myrsatayev (3-0, 3KO’s), Middleweight Aidos Yerbossynuly(6-0, 5KO’s) and Super Middleweight Zhanibek Alimkhanuly (1-0, 1KO’s). The blockbuster event is promoted by NelSons Promotions.

Zhanabayev vs Duarte


The young prospect from Kazakhstan, Nursultan Zhanabayev (2-0, 1KOs) prepares for his upcoming bout versus a veteran Alex Sandro Duarte (13-1-1, 10KOs) scheduled for September 9 in Astana, Kazakhstan.

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