Sajad Gharibi, also called the ‘The Iranian Hulk’, is a well-liked bodybuilder and Instagram influencer who not too long ago made his boxing debut. This debut got here after Gharibi’s battle with in style bodybuilder Martyn Ford was canceled, leading to a match towards Djumanov Almat Bakhytovich: ‘The Kazakh Titan’.
The bout noticed the Kazakhstani toy with the Iranian Hulk for 2 minutes earlier than effortlessly placing out his lights.
The pair went at it throughout the Wick N’ Dangerous card that was not too long ago held in Dubai. The Iranian did not defend any punches thrown his approach by his opponent, and his protection on many events merely consisted of turning away from the punches.
The referee needed to give the Iranian influencer a trip throughout the battle attributable to his inefficacy in coping with the Kazakh’s onslaught — the poor displaying instantly turned the Gharibi right into a laughing inventory within the on-line boxing group.
Throughout a brief interview after the battle, he stated, “I’ve nothing to say, however I’m ashamed and I apologize to the Iranian individuals.”
What occurs to the Iranian Hulk now?
Whereas the Iranian Hulk’s in-ring displaying seemingly killed the boxing hype that the social media influencer had generated, there was no remark from his facet about his boxing future. Followers, nevertheless, are calling for him to hold up his boxing ambition.
Given his first look, it’s fairly obvious that the 30-year-old won’t be able to be taught the talents required to make it as a profitable boxer at this age. One other factor that his 2 minute look within the ring made obvious was his terrible conditioning. He shortly gassed out within the battle, unable to even put up his arms to defend himself.
If the Iranian needs to have one other shot within the ring, he must extensively deal with his gasoline tank. Whereas Gharibi should not essentially quit on his boxing aspirations, it nonetheless appears extremely unlikely that he’ll consider a comeback. The backlash from his first occasion ought to be sure that.
If he considers making a comeback towards his first meant opponent, Martyn Ford, it’s troublesome to see a boxing fee sanctioning the battle.
Protected to say: the hype behind the Iranian’s boxing ambitions have positively taken a big hit following his newest displaying.