Kazakhstan born fighter exemplifying the American dream

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Dimash "Lightning" Niyazov (12-0, 5 KOs), an Undefeated New York City police officer is set to fight in a six-rounder lightweight bout on the non-televised portion of the Jacobs vs. Arias fight card on Saturday, November 11 at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

Dimash born in Kazakhstan, currently residing in NY was introduced to boxing at the age of 4. It was not until he turned 13 he became interested in boxing when family moved to the USA and his father began to retrain him in boxing. He attended Beijing Olympics with the Kazakhstan National Team where he trained for two months. He recons that as an incredible opportunity which helped him with the NY Empire State Games and NY Metros.  So far, Niyazov had 30 wins against only 3 losses.

Currently, he is training in Brooklyn at the Fight Factory Gym under his father who is still his main coach and Akmal Zakirov, his second coach.  The upcoming match is his latest match in NY since 28 August 2015 as majority of his fights were overseas. He hopes to make his countryman proud.Dimash said that he is excited to fight on the Jacobs card as he has known Jacob since he was a teen and trained together in Coney Island houses. Dimash also praises Jacob for giving Gennady Golovkin his countryman a tough fight. 

After becoming member of New York City's finest three years Dimash and Ukrainian born Jarrel Miller  are promoted by Dmitriy Salita's Salita Promotions.The promoter says that "He is an exciting, popular fighter that brings excitement to every one of his matches."

Undefeated Wisconsin-Based Luis Arias (18-0, 9 KOs) and Daniel Jacobs (32-2, 29 KOs) will face each other in twelve-round middleweight clash at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York on Saturday, November 11. Similarly Jarrell "Big Baby" Miller takes on Mariusz Wach in top ten heavyweights. All of these bout will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT in the US and on Sky Sports in the UK.



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