Kanat Islam

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Kanat Islam
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Kanat The Kazakh Islam
Personal information
Full name Қанат Ислам
Nationality Kazakh
Born (1984-09-13) September 13, 1984 (age 33)
Altay, Xinjiang, China
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 69 kg (152 lb)
Sport
Sport Boxing
Rated at Middleweight

Kanat Islam (Kazakh: قانات يسلام [Қанат Ислам or Qanat Ïsläm]; born September 13, 1984) is a Kazakh professional boxer who currently lives and trains in Miami as part of Nelsons promotion company and co-promoted by Zef Ramirez of ZR Entertainment .[1] Islam was a Chinese amateur boxer of Kazakh ancestry best known for winning bronze at welterweight at the 2008 Summer Olympics, the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships, and the 2006 Asian Games. He was captain of the "Astana Arlans" in the World Series of Boxing (WSB). In January 2011, after arriving in Kazakhstan at the request of Kazakh businessman and philanthropist Baurzhan Ospanov, Islam became a citizen of Kazakhstan.[2][3]

Amateur boxing[edit]

At the 2004 Olympics he lost his match to Ruslan Khairov. He qualified for the Athens Games by ending up in first place at the 1st AIBA Asian 2004 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Guangzhou, China. In the final he defeated Aliasker Bashirov of Turkmenistan.

At the Asian Games 2006 he beat Behzodek Yunusov in round one but lost to eventual southpaw winner Bakhyt Sarsekbayev in the semi-finals 30:37.

At the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships he beat Yusunov again, then upset old foes Ruslan Khairov and Bakhyt Sarsekbayev 20:14 but lost to Non Boonjumnong 20:23 in the semi-finals.

Islam beat Zambian boxer, Precious Makina, in the Men's Welterweight (69 kg) Round of 32 on the second day of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Olympic Games results[edit]

2004 (as a welterweight)[4]

2008 (as a welterweight)

World Amateur Championships results[edit]

2007 (as a welterweight)[5]

Professional boxing[edit]

In 2012 Kanat turned pro and decided to train in the U.S. state of Florida. He holds WBA FedeCaribe[6] WBA Fedelatin[7] Titles.

20 Wins (17 Knockouts), 0 Losses, 0 Draws [8]
Res. Opponent Type Rd Date Location Notes
Win Noberto Gonzalez UD United States Boca Rato Hotel & Club, Boca Raton, Florida, US Won vacant WBA Inter-Continental Light middleweight title;
Won vacant WBO-NABO Light middleweight title
Win Robson Assis KO United States Chase Center, Wilmington, Delaware, US
Win Patrick Allotey UD United States Almaty Arena, Almaty, Kazakhstan
Win Juan De Angel TKO United States Lakeland Event Center, Lakeland, Florida, US
Win Jonathan Batista TKO 1 (10), 2:14 2015-11-07 United States Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami, Florida, US
Win Orlando de Jesus Estrada TKO 4 (11), 0:32 2015-03-23 Colombia Estudios de Telecaribe, Barranquilla, Colombia Retained WBA Fedelatin Light middleweight Title
Win Fidel Monterrosa Munoz KO 5 (8), 2:50 2014-08-07 Colombia Estudios de Telecaribe, Barranquilla, Colombia Retained WBA Fedelatin Light middleweight Title
Win Francisco Cordero RTD 3 (11) 2014-05-23 Colombia Centro Recreacional Las Vegas, Barranquilla, Colombia Retained WBA Fedelatin Light middleweight Title
Win Basilio Silva TKO 6 (10), 2:01 2013-12-16 Dominican Republic Casa de Los Clubes, Villa Juana, Dominican Republic
Win Emilio Julio Julio KO 3 (11), 1:44 2013-11-29 Ecuador Coliseo Julio Cesar Hidalgo, Quito, Ecuador Won vacant WBA Fedelatin Light middleweight Title
Win Junior Ramos RTD 1 (10), 3:00 2013-11-09 Dominican Republic Coliseo Pedro Julio Nolasco, La Romana, Dominican Republic
Win Jose Antonio Rodriguez RTD 1 (8), 3:00 2013-05-10 Dominican Republic Coliseo Carlos 'Teo' Cruz, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Win Eduardo Flores UD 9 (9) 2013-04-26 Ecuador Coliseo Julio César Hidalgo, Quito, Ecuador Retained WBA Fedecaribe Light middleweight Title
Win Jose Vidal Soto KO 1 (8), 2:57 2013-04-19 Dominican Republic Polideportivo San Martin de Porre, La Romana, Dominican Republic
Win Yolexcy Martinez-Leiva TKO 2 (10), 0:31 2013-04-06 United States Miami Jai Alai Fronton, Miami, Florida, United States
Win Joselito del Rosario DQ 2 (10), 2:20 2013-03-23 Dominican Republic Gimnasio Pedro Cruz, Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
Win Humberto Toledo KO 1 (10), 0:33 2012-12-15 Dominican Republic Coliseo Pedro Julio Nolasco, La Romana, Dominican Republic Won vacant WBA Fedecaribe Light middleweight Title
Win Reynaldo Esquivia TKO 5 (6), 2:14 2012-11-30 Colombia Hotel Prado Mar, Puerto Colombia, Colombia
Win Felipe Polo KO 3 (6), 2:31 2012-11-24 Colombia Estadio de Softbol Cesar Tou Caraballo, Tolu, Colombia
Win Jose Antonio Rodriguez RTD 3 (6), 3:00 2012-11-10 Dominican Republic Club el Millon, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Win Nelsido Miguel Agramonte TKO 1 (6), 2:49 2012-10-29 Dominican Republic Coliseo Pedro Julio Nolasco, La Romana, Dominican Republic
Win Modesto Felix TKO 1 (6), 0:37 2012-10-18 Dominican Republic Club el Millon, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Win Aneudy Martes TKO 2 (4), 1:33 2012-10-02 Dominican Republic Gimnasio Joan Guzman, Guachupita, Dominican Republic
Win Daniel Beato KO 3 (4), 2:42 2012-09-28 Dominican Republic Casa Puerto Rico, La Romana, Dominican Republic

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