David Avanesyan Wants His European Crown Back

The European Boxing Union have actually purchased Jordy Weiss to protect his EBU welterweight title against previous champ, David Avanesyan. Purse quotes are arranged to be opened on Monday May 6 unless an offer can be concurred in advance. 

Former WBA welterweight champ, Avanesyan, 30-4-1 (18 KOs), very first won the European title back in 2019 when he took a trip to Bilbao and ripped the belt far from the in-form and unbeaten home favourite Kerman Lejarraga in 9 amazing rounds. The Armenian made 5 defenses and developed a track record as a callous, high quality champ. 

Avanesyan ultimately abandoned the EBU title ahead of his WBO welterweight title fight with Terence Crawford which happened back in December 2022 . The Armenian provided a good account of himself in Omaha before the pound-for-pound super star revealed his class and brought matters to a definitive surface in the 6th round. 

Weiss, 32-0-1 (3 KOs), boxed Spain’s Jon Miguez for the uninhabited belt the following April however needed to choose a split draw. The following October he won the prominent title by outpointing Meriton Karaxha and has actually considering that made one effective defence. 

Avanesyan has actually boxed just when considering that the defeat to Crawford, stopping Serge Ambomo in 4 rounds last December. 

The EBU’s choice uses the popular 35-year-old an opportunity to recover a title he never ever lost in the ring and likewise supplies him with a path back to significant battles. It likewise provides Weiss, 30, the chance to show his own world class qualifications. 

“We’ve been messed about a number of times relating to possible battles however, actually, we’ve mored than happy to be client for the ideal chance since it’s about making the right fight. We likewise comprehend simply how crucial the EBU title is and how huge and crucial a part it’s played in David’s past,” Avanesyan’s supervisor, Neil Marsh, informed BoxingScene.

“David has a great deal of love for the title. He grew familiar with having the belt and being referred to as the European champ and he desires it back.”


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