AIR DATE: Nov 02 2021 10:33UTC
EPISODE: Episode 28
Radzhab Butaev | Knuckle Up with Mike Orr | Talkin FIght
Today Mike features Radzhab Yusupovich Butaev, a Russian professional boxer who has held the WBA welterweight title since October 2021. At regional level he held the WBC-NABF super-welterweight title in 2016.
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[ Music ] welcome, knuckle up fans for another, exciting installment of knuckle up at four with mike or and today, cedric ben joining me uh.
Well he’s getting the raps all ready there to step in the ring with somebody little guy.
The next world champion stand up, say: hi, the next world next world champion right.
What’S up little man, we can’t you know i’m going to take my headphones off so that you have it for sure.
Here we go here, we go so today.
You know who we’re talking about man we’re talking about the bella entertainment.
I think his nickname is the python, but he should be the beast the way he was coming forward when he comes at his opponents, like that.
Yes, honestly, birth date, 15th of december 1993, he’s 27 years old, 510 middleweight, the python um.
You know an extraordinary.
He was an extraordinary amateur boxer in russia.
Uh bhutan started boxing at the age of nine in his hometown of casa vallarta.
After watching mike tyson in action, he was so impressed by tyson right then, and there he decided to start boxing boots.
I have went on to register a remarkable 392 wins and eight losses, as is an amateur.
I didn’t stutter, guys.
392 wins eight losses as an amateur, including amazing, an amazing 164 of those wins coming by way of knockout.
He was a russian national european world university champion and this power puncher qualified for the 2016 olympic games in brazil, but he passed on this opportunity to turn professional.
You know what smart smart um in only his fourth row fight.
He defeated uh his more experienced hungarian opponent, gabor gorbix, uh 22 and three so he’s taking on some big names really early in his career and honestly with with them.
You know what i mean like as an amateur record of 392 and eight you fought 400 amateur fights, man 400 amateur fights.
This is a little bit of experience a little bit of experience.
This is what i’m saying.
This is what i’m saying so you know it goes to show you that, like, even though, even though nobody really knew who this kid was, and we were worried, you know like oh, we know he’s this.
Russian guy he’s just got this punching power and everything did we know that he is a national champion.
Do we know he’s a university champion? No, this is why we did this work to find out why this guy is as good as he is man, but with that kind of ring experience, you know nothing.
Nothing really beats ring ring experience.
You know and 400 times donning the ring knocking out 164 of those opponents in the amateur and only losing eight fights.
That is impressive.
Definitely definitely what’s his record right now.
What’S a professional right now, right now he stands at 14.
Wins: zero losses 11 coming by way of knockout he’s only ranked two out of 31 in the welter division in russia.
Um he’s ranked 12th right now out of 1694 in the world.
Yes, but here time out, if those i’m assuming those rankings were before last saturday’s performance yeah, so we’re going to see that we’re going to see them jump up, we’re definitely going to see them jump up.
Um he’s managed by vadim cornulov uh.
I’Ve seen this guy’s name pop up a few times and every time it does.
I swear this uh.
You know the guy’s, a beast he’s.
You know this guy’s, this guy’s managing some great fighters.
Definitely getting me to see this guy get in the ring.
You know uh, he is now he is now the wba.
You know he’s got the welter title.
So did he get a belt from jamal james? Yes, uh, so that that that that fight was for the wba world walter title so now the new world welter champion is wow, wow wow! Congratulations to him! He’S um! Talking about working your way up! You know doing it the hard way, because he not not just his fighting style in the ring, but you know just just coming up through the ranks like that: um with all those amateur fights and um and still maintaining his consistency at the pro level.
That’S something else, man, that’s that’s crazy man like there’s not too many i’ll tell you guys.
I’Ve been doing this a while now to all these fans out here watching i’ve been doing this a while i’ve been i’ve, been i’ve been searching and looking at these amateurs and watching these amateurs come through the ranks rise come into the you know come into the Pros turn, you know, turn into their own, their own style, and you know, and take all that knowledge that they’ve learned, but i have yet to see somebody who is amassed such an amazing amateur record.
This is the first guy that i’ve seen who’s got 400 fights with only eight losses: unreal man, unreal, yeah, it’s it’s, it’s crazy, um, you know and then, in his fourth pro fight in his only fourth pro fight, he defeated his more experienced hungarian opponent, who was 25 fights under his belt with 22 wins, so it’s it’s crazy, and this was in his second fight.
This was in his fourth pro fight yeah.
He fought an opponent that was 22 and three, so they felt they felt that this kid was good enough to step into the ring with somebody.
Who’S got 25 25 wins.
Ah, nice chat he’s ready.
Yo he’s he’s ready for bhutan the little man’s gon na.
Take him on that’s great, but yeah.
So this guy he’s um, you know he’s co-signed co-promoted by dibella entertainment and fight promotions um.
He also fought in the world series of boxing and he finished in the world series of boxing, with a record of nine and one nine and one world series of boxing yeah, so what 392-8 amateur 9-1 in the world series boxing you know national champion university champion And now now is sitting with a pretty belt.
The wba world welter title around his waist he’s now 14-0 with 11 knockouts guys.
This is definitely a guy.
We got to keep on our radar.
You definitely want to keep watching this guy he’s going to do nothing but impress uh for here.
You know, honestly.
I can’t wait to see this guy get in the ring and see what he does next, because, honestly he took, he took a seven inch reach and made it look like he had the reach advantage.
Yeah, he definitely um.
He there was.
There was no reach and reach advantage for jim all james in that fight, but i was just just smothered him: didn’t give him any breathing room.
Definitely definitely so guys, guys watching all our fans knuckle up fans talking fight fans.
Listen here it is man, go watch.
This kid watch the jamal james fight watch his championship belt.
Watch it go what what just watch man watch the relentlessness of this guy, the python honestly, they should call him the beast, because he is a beast he’s, not a python.
He ain’t choking! You out.
Man he’s just he’s literally running guys down and battering them up.
Man, and – and you know what the guy is – a volume puncher he’s really fast.
He closes distance quickly and you know what it’s a great fight to watch the one thing: if you’re, if any opponent, if you’re going to be fighting bhutan, you better be in not just 100 shape, like 110 shape, yeah um, because he’s not he’s not going to Be slowing down from start to finish from start to finish, he was go, go, go all the time.
He pressed that he pressed that pace of the fight.
He totally took away his um his opponent’s weapons, which were his reach.
He cut that off right away.
He played the angles properly, he controlled, he did everything right and that was the new champ and now he’s on everybody’s radar, but guys check him out check it out.
He has a belt yeah and now that he has a belt he’s, definitely going to be on everybody’s radar, but guys we’ll sleep on this guy man, like i said, amateur record of 392 and eight with 164 knockouts, the world series of boxing nine and one and Now is sitting 14-0 with 11 knockouts guys this guy is a champion.
We’Re gon na see big things from him.
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