Zhanibek Alimkhanuly knocks out Argentine Koria in Las Vegas
Zhanibek Alimkhanuly. Photo: Getty Images ©
Kazakhstani boxer Zhanibek Alimkhanuly (8-0, 4 KOs) knocked out Argentine Gonzalo Coria (16-3, 6 KOs) at a boxing evening in Las Vegas in the second round. He defended the WBC Continental Americas and WBO Global titles, Vesti.kz reports.
As noted, already in the first round, Alimkhanuly knocked down the Argentinean. Coria held out until the end of the round, but already in the second round he got a powerful blow from the Kazakhstani and was heavily knocked out.
This is the ninth victory in the pro ring for the Kazakhstani boxer. His fight against Coria was a pivotal one at a boxing night in Las Vegas. In the main battle, Emanuel Navarette and Ruben Villa will fight.