After a debut fight on March 2011, Artur Akavov (age 33) has now built a record of 16 wins, 2 losses, 0 draws over a 18 fight career so far. He started his best winning streak on March 2011 however, this came to an end on March 2016. In this period he won a total of 11 fights.
Ready to showcase his talent in the pro ranks, Akavov defeated Andrey Korzhenevsky over 4 rounds in his debut to secure his first win (UD) against a durable Korzhenevsky. Following on from his debut, Akavov continued his career by fighting in a further 9 fights. In this time he fought Bekzod Yunusov, Sergey Sergeev and Dmitry Pankratov to name just a few, fighting 5 times in 2011 and once in 2013 in this period.
Akavov then went on to fight and beat Gevorg Akopyan on May 27th, 2011 maintaining his unbeaten record. Akavov was the 3rd person to go the distance with Akopyan. Akavov fought Gevorg Akopyan in 2011, the result was via UD. Akavov took on another 2 opponents next, racking up wins against Sergey Sergeev and Andrey Tylilyuk.
On April 4th, 2012, Akavov took on and was defeated by Oleg Liseev in his first career defeat meaning his career tally went to 5-1-0. Taking the first setback of his career, the April 4th, 2012 Liseev defeat went the full distance and ended via UD.
Dmitry Pankratov was the next fight for Akavov on July 14th, 2012 and also his next career win. Continuing his career, Akavov fought Dmitry Pankratov in 2012 over 6 rounds. Akavov was the 4th person to go the distance with Dmitry Pankratov. Another win followed for Akavov taking his win tally to 7 wins.
Akavov went into his next career fight with a record of 7-1-0 and took this to 8 wins with a win against Bekzod Yunusov on April 27th, 2013. Showing his class against Yunusov, Akavov was the 4th person to go the distance with this opponent. Akavov's win streak of 8 rose to 15 following 7 great wins, becoming the 3rd person to stop David Makaradze, 2nd person to stop Ivan Jukic (Round 2 KO) and 4th person to stop Marat Khuzeev (Round 1 KO).
Akavov went into his next career fight with a record of 15-1-0 and took this to 16 wins with a win against Todd Manuel on March 30th, 2016. The win against Manuel came in the 6th round of a 8 round fight via TKO. Akavov was the 4th person to stop Manuel.
The next defeat of Akavov's career came against Billy joe Saunders on December 3rd, 2016. This took his career record to 16-2-0. This latest challenge for Akavov proved to be too much for him, taking a UD loss to the better technical fighter over the 12 rounds and leaving Akavov wondering which direction his career will head next.