Povetkin – Whyte 2 rematch on 3/6

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MATCHROOM ANNOUNCE ACTION-PACKED START TO UK 2021 BOXING SCHEDULE – Warrington, Kelly, Whyte, Okolie and Benn feature

Eddie Hearn and Matchroom are delighted to announce details of their upcoming UK schedule following the British Boxing Board of Control’s confirmation earlier this week that Boxing tournaments under its jurisdiction will resume in the middle of February.… read full article “Povetkin – Whyte 2 rematch on 3/6”

Hearn working on Warrington – Xu, Povetkin – Whyte II, and Avanesyan – Kelly

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Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn is hoping to make an announcement next week for five big shots starting from February 13th to April 10th in the UK, as long as he receives clearance from the British Boxing Board of Control.… read full article “Hearn working on Warrington – Xu, Povetkin – Whyte II, and Avanesyan – Kelly”

Covid-19: Avanesyan vs Kelly Postponed Following BBBofC Update

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UPDATE: Following a ruling from the British Boxing Board of Control, the David Avanesyan vs. Josh Kelly event scheduled to take place on Saturday January 30 has been postponed.

In a statement, the BBBofC said: “Following the increase in COVID-19 cases in the United Kingdom and the effects such increases has on the NHS and the work of the Board Medical Officers, it has been decided that no tournaments under the jurisdiction of the British Boxing Board of Control will take place in January 2021.… read full article “Covid-19: Avanesyan vs Kelly Postponed Following BBBofC Update”

Josh Kelly agrees to fight David Avanesyan in 2020

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2016 Olympian Josh Kelly says he’s fighting EBU welterweight champion David Avanesyan next, and he’s already spoken to promoter Eddie hearn and trainer Adam Booth about it today.

The unbeaten Kelly (10-0-1, 6 KOs) is hoping to challenge Avanesyan (26-3-1, 14 KOs) before the end of 2020.… read full article “Josh Kelly agrees to fight David Avanesyan in 2020”

Upset In Bilbao, Spain As David Avanesyan Stops Unbeaten Puncher Kerman Lejarraga In Nine

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There was a big upset shocker in Bilbao, Spain last night, as Russia’s David Avanesyan snapped the 27-fight unbeaten streak of exciting puncher Kerman Lejarraga to take the European welterweight title. Lejarraga, promoted by Lou DiBella, was making inroads towards big things, DiBella telling RingTV.com… read full article “Upset In Bilbao, Spain As David Avanesyan Stops Unbeaten Puncher Kerman Lejarraga In Nine”

Kerman Lejarraga faces David Avanesyan this Saturday night in Spain

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Welterweight contender Kerman “The Revolver” Lejarraga (27-0, 22 KOs) returns to the ring tomorrow, March 30, battling former world champion David Avanesyan (23-3-1, 11 KOs), of Tabynskoe, Russia, in front of an expected massive crowd at the Bilbao Arena in Bilbao, Spain.… read full article “Kerman Lejarraga faces David Avanesyan this Saturday night in Spain”

Lamont Peterson talks David Avanesyan fight

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Former two-time world champion Lamont Peterson hosted a media workout in his hometown of Washington, D.C. as he prepares to take on WBA Welterweight Champion David Avanesyan in a 12-round matchup that serves as the co-main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Saturday, February 18 from the Cintas Center at Xavier University in Cincinnati.

Televised coverage on SHOWTIME begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT with unbeaten light heavyweight contender Marcus Browne meeting hard-hitting former title challenger Thomas Williams Jr. in a 10-round showdown. The event is headlined by former four-division world champion Adrien Broner taking on hard-hitting contender Adrian Granados.

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David Avanesyan faces Lamont Peterson on Broner-Granados card

WBA Welterweight Champion David Avanesyan (22-1-1, 11 KOs) will defend his title against former two-time world champion Lamont Peterson (34-3-1, 17 KOs) in a 12-round matchup that serves as the co-main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Saturday, February 18 from the Cintas Center at Xavier University in Cincinnati.

Televised coverage on SHOWTIME begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT with unbeaten light heavyweight contender “Sir” Marcus Browne (18-0, 13 KOs) meeting hard-hitting former title challenger Thomas “Top Dog” Williams Jr. (20-2, 14 KOs) in a 10-round showdown. The event is headlined by former four-division world champion Adrien Broner taking on hard-hitting contender Adrian Granados.

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