Jukembayev collides with Mimoune on WNF, December 13

12/12/2023 - No comments

ProBox TV is all set to bring another electrifying fight card to fans with its Wednesday Night Fights (WNF) event on December 13th, taking place in Plant City, Florida.

The previous WNF event was a spectacle, featuring a Fight of the Year contender where Orlando Gonzalez emerged victorious over Jorge Castaneda in a closely contested split decision.

The main event of the evening features the highly regarded Kazakh boxer, Batyrzhan Jukembayev (21-1, 16 KOs), going head-to-head with Mohamed Mimoune (23-5, 4 KOs) of France in a super lightweight clash scheduled for 10 rounds. Both fighters enter the ring riding the momentum of recent victories on ProBox TV. Jukembayev last appeared in the ring scoring a split decision win over Hugo Alberto Roldan in September, following a knockout victory against Xolani Mcotheli in Kazakhstan in December 2022. Mimoune, trained by the legendary Roy Jones Jr., showcased his prowess in his last fight on ProBox TV, defeating Steven Galeano five months ago in Kissimmee, Florida.

Adding to the excitement, the chief support fight offers an 8-round lightweight showdown. Kelvin Davis (10-0, 6 KOs), an undefeated talent from Top Rank, faces the experienced Clarence Booth (21-8, 13 KOs). Davis, who trains under the expert guidance of Brian ‘BoMac’ McIntyre and is the brother of Keyshawn Davis, is set to prove his mettle in the ring.

The event also features a light heavyweight fight guaranteed to be explosive, with fan favorite Najee Lopez (8-0, 7 KOs) battling the Miami-based Cuban Yildo Depestre (7-0, 5 KOs). Both fighters are putting their undefeated records on the line.

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Kicking off the televised portion of WNF will be a super featherweight fight between Dominic Valle (7-0, 5 KOs) and Filipino boxer Jensel Lausa (11-1, 7 KOs). Scheduled for 6 rounds, this fight is an excellent opportunity for both boxers to showcase their skills and climb the ranks in their division.

Adding to the experience, viewers can enjoy commentary in both English and Spanish from a panel of former world champions, including Paulie Malignaggi, Chris Algieri, and Juan Manuel Marquez. Their insights and expertise will undoubtedly enhance the viewing experience for boxing fans.

This fight card in Plant City, Florida, is shaping up to be a night filled with high-level boxing, where emerging talents and experienced fighters alike will display their skills and determination in the ring

Jukembayev: ‘Styles make fights, I’m expecting Mimoune to be at his best’ 

Batyrzhan Jukembayev is set to throw down with Mohamed Mimoune in the main event at Wednesday Night Fights. This showdown’s happening in just two days in Plant City, Florida, and it’s all going live on ProBox TV.

The Kazakh super lightweight, Jukembayev, is coming off a controversial split decision win against Hugo Alberto Roldan last September on WNF. He hit the canvas in the first round but clawed his way back over ten rounds to snatch the victory.

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On the other side, French powerhouse Mimoune blasted his last opponent on WNF, sending Steven Galeano packing in the sixth round in Kissimmee, Florida, five months back.

Jukembayev’s got respect for his rival: “Mimoune’s no pushover; he’s got the experience. Styles make fights, and I’m gunning for a brawl that’ll have the fans on their feet. ProBox’s been a knockout for me, letting me show my skills on TV worldwide. My folks back home caught my last scrap live on the app, which is huge since I’m often away.”

Training in Las Vegas under Brain ‘BoMac’ McIntyre, Jukembayev’s balancing act is all about boxing. “It’s tough, but the grind doesn’t stop until I’m world champ. Between camps, I recharge in Kazakhstan with my family, maybe saddle up for some horse riding in the mountains – it’s big back home.”

With a record of 21-1 and 16 KOs, Jukembayev’s been a knockout machine, especially in Canada. His U.S. debut didn’t go his way against Subriel Matias two and a half years ago, but he’s itching to rewrite that story.

Jukembayev’s boxing idols have evolved over the years. “Started off idolizing Mike Tyson and Manny Pacquiao, but these days, I’m soaking up moves from Terence Crawford. It’s changing my game. Folks in Plant City, strap in for fireworks in the ring, but keep your eyes peeled for a new twist in my style.”