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Rakhim Chakhkiev

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Nickname(s)  The Machine
Nationality  Russian
Total fights  29
Parents  Ruslan Chakhkiev
Division  Cruiserweight
Rated at  Cruiserweight
Stance  Southpaw
Height  1.83 m
Martial art  Boxing
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Real name  Rakhim Ruslanovich Chakhkiev
Born  11 January 1983 (age 34) Tobolsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (now Russia) (1983-01-11)
Olympic medal  Boxing at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Heavyweight
Similar  Maxim Vlasov, Dmitry Kudryashov, Denis Lebedev, Krzysztof Włodarczyk, Eduard Troyanovsky

Rakhim Ruslanovich Chakhkiev (Russian: Рахим Русланович Чахкиев; born 11 January 1983) is a Russian professional boxer. He held the IBO cruiserweight title in 2015, the European cruiserweight title in 2014, and has challenged once for the WBC cruiserweight title in 2013. As an amateur he won a silver medal at the 2007 World Championships and gold at the 2008 Olympics, both in the heavyweight division.


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Amateur career

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Chakhkiyev beat Jasur Matchanov inside the distance to become 2006 Military world champion at 201 lbs. He also beat Cuban Osmay Acosta 24:15 at the (team) World Cup 2006 but Russia lost.

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In 2006 he lost to world class (silver medallist 2005) fellow southpaw Roman Romanchuk at the Russian Championships but defeated him 28-25 in 2007 to win the Russian national title 2007.

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At the world championships he defeated among others Elchin Alizade of Azerbaijan 17-6 and John M'Bumba to reach the final where he lost 6:7 against Italian Clemente Russo. In 2008 he lost to Deontay Wilder in a Duals.

Olympic results


  • Defeated Ali Mazaheri (Iran) 7-3
  • Defeated John M'Bumba (France) 18-9
  • Defeated Osmay Acosta (Cuba) 10-5
  • Defeated Clemente Russo (Italy) 4-2
  • World Championship results

    2007 (as a heavyweight)

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  • Defeated Evan Redd (Aruba) RSCH 2
  • Defeated John Sweeney (Ireland) 28-5
  • Defeated Elchin Alizade (Azberbaijan) 17-6
  • Defeated John M'Bumba (France) 21-9
  • Lost to Clemente Russo (Italy) 6-7 (won a silver medal)

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