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  Janibek Alimkhanuly vs. Steven Butler
Final Press Conference


Kazakhstan native and undefeated Janikbek "Qazaq Style" Alimkhanuly (13-0, 8 KOs) and Quebec contender Steven Butler (32-3-1, 26 KOs) faced off for the first time at the final press conference on the cusp of their championship bout this Saturday, May 13, where Alimkhanuly will attempt to defend his WBO title in a duel scheduled for 12-rounds. The fight, presented by Top Rank in association with Eye of the Tiger, will air live from the Stockton Arena in Stockton, California on ESPN, ESPN Deportes, ESPN+ and the Punching Grace Network at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.

The verbal exchange showcased the intentions of the 2 boxers and it promises to be a fierce fight where one thinks he will not be touched and the other that thinks he will get a victory by KO.

I dont want to defend my title every time I fight, I want to unify my titles. I think its going to be a big fight on Saturday night and I think its gonna be an easy win for me

As a boxer, I really respect him because he says what he thinks, whats on his mind, but Im going to show him what hes not going to be even able to knock me out, hes not gonna be able to touch me.

Steven Butler's answers were unequivocal, and the determination and confidence is clearly evident;

I learnt a lot. I started boxing at 11 years old, now im 27, I have a lot of experience behind me and when I put it all together on Saturday night, Im gonna shock the world.

"Don't miss the fight on Saturday, I'm going to shock the world. He's making a big mistake when by thinking he's already beaten me. He has a big fight on his hands on Saturday, I'm going to hurt him, mark my words.



 

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