On Saturday, June 8, 2019, Ali Akhmedov (15-0, 11 KOs), of Almaty, Kazakhstan, kept his undefeated streak alive with a dominant performance that ended in a TKO in Round 3 against New Orleans native Marcus McDaniel (15-1, 2 KOs) – making Akhmedov the new WBC International Super Middleweight Champion.
10-Round WBC International Super Middleweight Title Bout @ 168 lbs.
Ali Akhmedov (15-0, 11 KOs) defeated Marcus McDaniel (15-1, 2 KOs) by TKO at 1:41 of Round 3
“I feel great, we’ve done a great job and I was completely ready. So I’d like to thank everyone who came here today. This was my dream, to perform at Madison Square Garden and today I’m here and I’m happy. All I felt was happiness.”
How long did it take you to figure out Marcus McDaniel? “I was completely controlling the situation. I was listening to my trainer in the corner and we’ve done a great job.”
How he felt at this weight: “I feel myself, I feel excellent.”