Dzianis Zuev

Dzianis Zuev (born April 3, 1988) is a Belarusianwelterweightkickboxer. A professional competitor since 2012, he is the 2014 Kunlun Fight welterweight tournament winner.

Dzianis Zuev
Born (1988-04-03) April 3, 1988 (age 33)
Minsk, Belarus
Native name Денис Зуев
Other names Belarus Treasures
Nationality Belarus
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 70 kg (154 lb; 11 st)
Division Welterweight
Middleweight
Style Boxing
Kickboxing
Stance Southpaw
Fighting out of Minsk, Belarus
Kickboxing record
Total 31
Wins 19
By knockout 6
Losses 12
By knockout 0
last updated on: February 28, 2017

As of July 2021, he is the #9 ranked welterweight in the world according to Combat Press.[1]

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Zuev began boxing at the age of 16 and kickboxing at the age of 20. Sponsored by Kunlun Fight, Zuev relocated to China to donate boxing gloves and teach boxing to local disadvantaged children in hopes that they might improve their lives through boxing.[2]

Zuev participated in the 2016 Kunlun Fight welterweight tournament, and was scheduled to face Jonay Risco in the Group A semifinal bout at Kunlun Fight 38 on February 21, 2016. He won the fight by unanimous decision, and would go on to beat Liu Lei in the same manner in the group finals. He would however lose to Davit Kiria in the quarterfinals of the tournament proper.[3]

Zuev challenged Jonay Risco for the Enfusion welterweight title at Enfusion Live 40 on June 4, 2016. He lost the fight by unanimous decision.[4]

Zuev took part in the 2017 Kunlun Fight welterweight tournament, and faced Liu Lei in the round of 16 bout at Kunlun Fight 60 on April 23, 2017. Zuev won the fight by a first-round technical knockout and was scheduled to fight Feng Xingli in the tournament quarterfinals at Kunlun Fight 65 on August 27, 2017. He won the fight by a second-round technical knockout.[5][6] Zuev was set to fight Yohann Drai in the Kunlun Fight final four qualification bout, which was held at Kunlun Fight 67 on November 12, 2017.[7] He won the fight by split decision. Zuev faced Marat Grigorian in the semifinals of the Kunlun Fight welterweight tournament, held at Kunlun Fight 69 on February 4, 2018. Grigorian won the fight by unanimous decision.[8]

Zuev faced Vlad Tuinov in the quarterfinals of the Kunlun Fight welterweight tournament, which began at Kunlun Fight 77 on October 13, 2018. He won the fight by majority decision and was set to face Marouan Toutouh at Kunlun Fight 80 on February 24, 2019, in the tournament semifinals. Toutouh won the fight by unanimous decision.[9]

Zuev was scheduled to face Jiao Fukai in the quarterfinals of the next Kunlun Fight tournament, which began at Kunlun Fight 81 on July 27, 2019. He lost the fight by majority decision.[10]

Zuev was scheduled to face Nabil Igli at Kunlun Combat Professional League – Shenzhen vs. Shanghai – League Playoff Quarterfinal on November 17, 2019. He won the fight by a second-round technical knockout.[11] Zuev was scheduled to face Zhao Junchen at Kunlun Fight 88 on December 25, 2019. He won the fight by decision.[12]

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