Rio 2016 Olympic Champion Daniyar Yeleussinov signed for Mr. Eddie Hearn
Kazakhstan’s Rio 2016 Olympic Champion, AIBA World Champion and two-time Asian Games winner Daniyar Yeleussinov returned to the world of boxing in top shape after a few months of break and he defeated both of his Uzbek opponents in the Three Nations Tournament which was held in Almaty.
Following his comeback to the sport he signed a contract with Mr. Eddie Hearn which was announced in a Press Conference in Kazakhstan today. Mr. Eddie Hearn of England is the Managing Director of Matchroom Sport and he promotes also London 2012 Olympic Champion Anthony Joshua, Ryan Burnett and Khalid Yafai.
Daniyar Yeleussinov was born on March 13 in 1991 and began boxing with his coach father at the age of 10. The young talent was only 15 when he claimed gold medal at the 2006 AIBA Cadet World Boxing Championships in Istanbul and won his first elite title in the Guangzhou 2010 Asian Games at the age of 19. Yeleussinov was AIBA World Champion in 2013, Olympic Games winner in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 and defended his Asian Games title in Incheon in 2014.
Kazakhstan’s star was thinking to sign a professional contract following his career highlight in Rio de Janeiro in September 2016 but following that he has been decided to remain in the AOB level. Daniyar Yeleussinov returned to the trainings in full speed in May 2017 and did successful preparations for the start of 2018.