His opponent will be the British Joseph Cordina.

Tajik professional boxer Shavkatjon Rakhimov on October 29 will fight for the title of the world champion according to the International Boxing Federation (IBF) in the second featherweight weight (up to almost 59 kg) against British Joseph Kordina.

This was reported by the press service of the Ural promotion company RCC Boxing Promotions, with which the Tajik boxer signed a contract.

Recall that Rakhimov in this weight has already boxed for the IBF world title on February 13, 2021. Then his opponent, American Joseph Diaz, lost the belt, and a draw was recorded at the end of 12 rounds of the fight. And the belt is still vacant.

In total, Rakhimov has 17 fights in professional boxing, in which he won 16 victories.