Albert Batyrgaziev is a professional boxer from Russia who won a gold medal in the featherweight class at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo after defeating Duke Ragan of the United States in a split decision at the Kokugikan arena.
Who is Albert Batyrgaziev?
Albert Batyrgaziev (born June 23, 1998, as Albert Khanbulatovich Batyrgaziev) is a well-known Russian professional boxer who earned a gold medal in the featherweight class at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
He is a Russian citizen who was born on June 23, 1998, and raised in Babayurt, Dagestan in Russian.
His parents are also Russian immigrants. He received his education in Russia. He represents Russia and has won matches in Moscow, Kazan, Ufa, and other cities.
Albert Batyrgaziev's Height
Famous Russian boxer and Olympic gold medallist, Albert Batyrgaziev is 5 feet 4.8 inches.
Albert Batyrgaziev's Career
Before starting boxing seriously in 2016, Batyrugaziev was a champion kickboxer as a youth. Batyrgaziev represents Russia at the 2019 World Championships as an amateur.
In Tokyo, he won his first two fights to go to the semifinals, when he beat Cuban three-time Olympic medalist Lázaro Alvarez 3:2 in a tough fight. Batyrgaziev defeated Duke Ragan of the United States 3:2 in the featherweight final to become the first professional boxer to win an Olympic gold medal.
On July 3, 2020, Batyrgaziev made his professional debut at the Soviet Wings Sports Palace in Moscow, Russia, defeating Armen Ataev in the seventh round through corner retirement (RTD) to win the vacant WBA Asia East super-featherweight championship.
On August 22, 2020, in Kazan, Russia, he fought Erzhan Turgumbekov for the second time. Turgumbekov lost a point in the sixth round for hitting below the belt and Batyrgaziev won by technical knockout (TKO) in the tenth and final round at 1 minute and 38 seconds.
On January 29, 2021, he faced Sibusiso Zingange at the Soviet Wings Sports Palace in Moscow.
With a blow to the body in the seventh round, Batyrgaziev knocked out his opponent. Zingange regained his footing before the referee's ten-count, only to be put down again as his corner threw in the towel, delivering Batyrgaziev a seventh-round TKO victory.
Personal life of Albert Batyrgaziev
Albert Batyrgaziev hasn't revealed anything about his love life or personal life. We can tell that these are all of his professional posts and information about him. With his spectacular career only getting started, the young star still has a long way to go.