Murtazaliev grew up in Chelyabinsk, Russia which is the same city in which his close friend and co-promoter Sergey Kovalev grew up in.
He started boxing in 2003 after watching a Roy Jones fight on tv
His favorite sport outside of boxing is soccer
Bakhram is currently trained by Abror Tursunpulatov
When asked how he feels about boxing, he said "Boxing is fun for me everyday. I am going to the boxing gym right now, with a big big smile... I can't imagine my life without boxing."
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Birthdate: January 2, 1993
Turned Pro: 2014
Record: 17-0-0, 13KO
IBA World Super Welterweight Title