Kyril Relikh is a professional boxer from the Republic of Belarus. He is a master of sports, winner of the tournament in Europe in 2006. In addition – the Champion of Belarus in 2008, the participant of the European championship in 2008. One of the finalists of the Belarusian championship in 2009 and 2010, the winner of the Belarusian Cup in 2008 and 2009. He is the owner of the WBA Inter-Continental Cup.
Amateur career Kyril Relikh
At the moment nothing is known about the amateur career of this athlete. Perhaps in the future the information will be supplemented.
Career career Kyril Relikh
He made his debut as a professional in 2011. Already in 2015, he was able to win the WBA championship title, defeating his rival Lazaro Santos de Jesus. The battle ended already in the second round by TKO.
In 2016 Kyril Relikh was the first number in the WBA’s Welterweight rankings. This gave him the right to fight in the ring with the champion from Britain – Ricky Burns. His most important rivals were: Rances Barthelemy (defeat), as well as Ricky Burns (defeat).
In 2017, Kyril Relikh met with his penultimate rival, Rances Barthelemy. The battle fell on May 20, 2017. Kyril Relikh actively pressed his opponent and already in the 5th round the boxer from Belarus shook his opponent with the left hook. Despite the fact that the enemy was still staking his legs, the referee stopped the fight and marked a knockdown. In the 8th round knockdown has already been counted by Kyril Relikh. In this fight, there were a lot of comments in the direction of the Cuban boxer, for blows below the belt, but why were not shot. At the end of the battle, all three judges gave the victory to the Cuban. This decision was perceived by the audience with a negative whistle. I want to note that in this fight, judging from the statistics, Kyril Relikh surpassed his opponent almost twice.
Kyril Relikh held his final match in the current year on March 10. It was a rematch with Ransess Barthelemy. At stake was the title of world champion WBA. In the course of the confrontation, the boxer from Belarus dominated, he conducted a series of multi-shock combinations. On a larger scale, the Cuban was passive and in deep defense. During the battle, the Cuban attacked the Belarussian Below Belt. However, this time the judges gave the victory to Kyril Relikh. On October 7, 2018, Kyril Relikh vs Eduard Troyanovsky was broadcast live which can be viewed here.