WBO Inter-Continental Championship: Kanat Islam Vs. Julio De Jesús

Unbeaten Kazakh Kanat Islam (25-0, 20 KOs) has now got an opponent set for his long-awaited ring return!

The once world ranked Islam, will return to the ring on July 5th in Almaty, in his native Kazakhstan, to battle against Dominican puncher Julio De Jesus (27-1, 24 KOs) for the WBO Inter-Continental Middleweight title.

“After a long break it is very difficult to return. There are various difficulties in life. We all fall and rise. For a long time I was preparing. I was very much waiting for this return. I want to show the best boxing I got for the Kazakh people. It is always pleasant to fight at home. My opponent is not easy, but I’m not afraid of him. In the ring, we are all the same. I’m back! ” – declared Islam.

Recall that the evening of Islam boxing will take place on July 5 at the Baluan Sholak Sports Palace. Kazakhstanis Madiyar Ashkeev, Ruslan Myrsataev and others will perform on the undercard of this boxing evening.