Pound-for-pound rankings are extremely subjective and can differ significantly depending upon who is developing them. While lots of lists consist of the very same names like Canelo Alvarez and Terence Crawford, there is one fighter who is typically ignored – Janibek Alimkhanuly. The existing WBO middleweight champ revealed his frustration with his exemption from these rankings, stressing that he is worthy of to be acknowledged.
Unfortunately for Alimkhanuly, he does not have elite-level challengers to display his abilities and alter individuals’s understandings. The middleweight department has actually been stagnant recently, with the departure of fighters like Daniel Jacobs, Gennadiy Golovkin, and Canelo Alvarez. This lack of recognized fighters has actually made it simpler for Alimkhanuly to gather titles, however it has actually likewise led to less excitement.
Despite the absence of acknowledgment, Alimkhanuly hinted that he has a strategy to show himself as one of the very best fighters on the planet. While he didn’t expose specifics, he discussed that beating a specific challenger might catapult him into the pound-for-pound conversations.
On October 14, Alimkhanuly will have the chance to more cement his status as a first-rate fighter as he deals with unbeaten IBF world champ Vincenzo Gualtieri in a title marriage face-off at Fort Bend Epicenter in Rosenberg, Texas.