Yurik Mamedov is a Yazidi professional boxer. He is both the World Boxing Association and United States Boxing Federation champion. Through his professional success, he has brought awareness to the Yazidi plight and aims to bring hope and motivation to Yazidi youth. His goal is to be the first Yazidi world champion and a strong voice for his people.
As a Goodwill Ambassador for Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation, he continues to fight for the rights of minority groups by showing his continuous support to the organisation's efforts.