Movladdin Biyarslanov

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Name: Movladdin Biyarslanov
Alias: Arthur Biyarslanov
Birth Name: Мовладдин Биярсланов
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Birthplace: Makhachkala, Russia
Stance: Southpaw
Height: 174cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Biyarslanov's family left Chechnya when he was four years old due to ongoing violence. He migrated to Toronto from Azerbaijan at age 10 and started boxing in 2007 after his brother recommended the sport for self-defense

As an amateur, Biyarslavnov racked up an 85-13 overall record, and collected four national championships. His greatest amateur achievement was his victory over the great Cuban Yasniel Toledo at the 2015 Pan Am Games, which netted him the gold medal and worldwide acclaim. A year later, he became the only male Canadian boxer to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Olympic Games results

Represented Canada at the 2016 Rio Olympics in Brazil, boxing as a Light-Welterweight (64 kg):