For the first time, Azerbaijan hosted the “Professional Boxing Evening” on the basis of permission and under the control of the Azerbaijan Professional Boxing Federation, organized by the Baku Fight Lab promotional company, which conducts professional boxing fights in Azerbaijan and abroad, promoting Azerbaijani boxers in the international arena.
Sixteen professional boxers from the country took part in this event. In addition to boxers with experience in the professional ring, boxers who already achieved success in amateur boxing and made their debut in the professional ring also participated in the fights. The Azerbaijan Professional Boxing Federation managed the event according to the rules.
“The Azerbaijan Professional Boxing Federation is carrying out various works to develop this area. In February, together with the World Boxing Council, ring officials seminars were held for the first time in the country. Now, as a result of cooperation with the promotional company,” Professional Boxing Evening ” was held. These are important achievements, and such work will be continued. Our goal is to develop our professional boxers, achieve success and popularize the country in the international sports arena, ” – said Artyom Hasanov, President of the Azerbaijan Professional Boxing Federation.
A special contribution to the organization of the event was made by the President of the Azerbaijan Professional Boxing Federation Artyom Hasanov, the first vice-president of the federation Farhad Ajalov, the chief secretary Orkhan Mukhtarov and the promoter of the country’s professional boxing Ziya Aliyev.
The event was held in the open air, without spectators, in compliance with all the requirements and safety rules of a special quarantine system. The boxing site was disinfected by specialists before and during the event. All participants, including boxers, coaches, federation representatives, organizing team and all technical staff, used protective masks and disinfectants.