Category Archives: Zhankhozh Turarov

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.

Turarov vs Romay


The 21-year-old, undefeated Welterweight from Kazakhstan, Zhankosh Turarov (21-0, 15KOs) prepares for his upcoming bout versus Argentinian Bruno Leonardo Romay (21-4, 18KOs) scheduled for September 9 in Astana, Kazakhstan. Zhankosh is coming off from an impressive TKO, keeping his record at 21-0, with 15KOs with an impressive 80% KO Ratio.

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Gallery: Zhankhozh Turarov vs Gustavo Garibay

Pre-press conference and media workout last week

Last weeks press conference and public training session with some of the fighters that will be in action on friday, may 26th at the Boca Raton Resort Club in Florida.

Present at the conference and training were the Kazakhstan sensations Kanat Islam and Zhankhozh Turarov along side dominican prospects Dagorberto Aguero and Jonathan Perez who will take part in the undercard. With them the dynamic Father and son duo Nelson López Sr and Jr. from NelSons Promotions.

Photo Credit: Lester Silva

Turarov to face Garibay in Boca Raton, FL May 26th


By Jay Rivera
Undeafeated Jr. Welterweight prospect from Kazakhstan Zhankosh Turarov (20-0, 14 KO’s) will face Gustavo Garibay (13-8-2, 5 KO’s) from Monterey, Mexico in a 8 round bout as co-main event of the up coming Islam vs Gonzalez card which is promoted by NelSons Promotions. The fight will take place at the Boca Raton Resort Club in Boca Raton Florida.

Mittwork with Zhankhozh Turarov and trainer/manager Nelson Lopez Jr. at Muck City Boxing Club, Pohakee, FL.

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