Radzhab Butaev

Born Dec 15, 1993
Nationality Russian Federation Russian Federation

Otherwise known as the Python, Radzhab Butaev is a professional boxer from Russia. He has an impressive record of 13 wins with no losses at all. Out of the 13 wins, ten were won by knockouts.

Radzhab Butaev started boxing at the young age of nine (9). He was encouraged after watching Mike Tyson, who was then a notable heavyweight professional boxer in America. When he was in his amateur career, Butaev’s records show the most wins against losses. In 2013, he was the winner of the Kazan Summer Universiade in the light-welterweight division. He had also won six bouts in the World Series of Boxing in 2015.

Butaev started his professional boxing career in 2016 when he won the North American Boxing Federation (NABF) belt title. His first defeat was Robert Alexander Seyam. Then in November 2016, Butaev won the vacant WBC-NABF Super-welterweight title defeating Gabor Gorbics.

In 2017, Butaev continued to compete in professional boxing. He won against Bakhrom Payazov, Abraham Alvarez, Sherzodbek Alimjanov, and Janer Gonzalez. One of the highlights in Butaev’s boxing career is defeating Alexander Besputin. He challenged Besputin for the WBA world title in Monte Carlo.

However, this loss was later overturned when it was found out that Besputin tested positive for drugs. Thus, making the competition void. This resulted in a vacancy in the WBA regular and EBP welterweight titles. Yordenis Ugas and Abel Ramos will fight for the EBP Welterweight championship, according to the sanctioning authority of the World Boxing Association (WBA). For the WBA Welterweight title, Butaev will face Jamal James on October 30, 2021.

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