Zhan Kossobutskiy is when compared to Gennadiy Golovkin thanks to his spiteful knockout streak and has floored ‘world champions’ in sparring, claims manager Ismael Özen-Otto.
The Kazakh heavyweight has proven early symptoms that he could emulate the harmful achievements of fellow countryman Golovkin, obtaining stopped 16 of 17 opponents in his unbeaten vocation.
But Kossobutskiy’s group believe his pursuit of a world championship fight is getting deliberately stalled by contenders who are unwilling to possibility their title ambitions towards the large-handed southpaw.
“Almost nobody would like to box in opposition to him,” his supervisor Ozen-Otto explained to Sky Athletics.
“Hardly anybody dares even to spar with Zhan both.”
Questioned about a potential environment title shot,” Ozen-Otto claimed: “He’s completely ready!
“We have to climb up the rankings a bit more and wait around for our prospect, but he is completely ready.”
Golovkin’s previous promotional workforce are now guiding Kossobutskiy, who wants to boost his status with a career-defining clash.
“Golovkin made terrific record,” mentioned Ozen-Otto. “As a Kazakh but also as a former Universum boxer, the connection is of course designed.
“The huge big difference is that Golovkin was a lighter weight boxer, when Zhan is boxing as a heavyweight in the Champions League.
“Zhan can do a great deal far more. He just has to compete towards larger and improved boxers to show himself and to make his very own identify even bigger.”
Kossobutskiy has risen up the WBA rankings following his most new victory, a fifth spherical stoppage of previously unbeaten contender Alexis Garcia this thirty day period.
But Ozen-Otto has hinted that the division’s top fighters are reluctant to confront Kossobutskiy following punishing sparring sessions.
“There is no doubt about his terrific expertise,” he reported. “Stats never lie.
“You can see his capabilities evidently in his amazing quota of 17 fights, in which he knocked out 16 opponents.
“Not only in the ring all through competitions, even in sparring he has now knocked down world champions.
“But out of regard, I don’t want to point out any names here.”
Tyson Fury, the unbeaten WBC winner, is becoming qualified by Kossobutskiy, who is eager to fight the most important names in Britain.
“We generally preferred him to battle in opposition to an English heavyweight,” mentioned Ozen-Otto. “However no person desired to fight until finally now.
“If every thing goes very well with Tyson Fury and we arrive to an arrangement, there will shortly be a feeling.”