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Barthelemy retains Jr. Lightweight title with decision over Saucedo

Rances Barthelemy retained the IBF. Jr. Lightweight title with a 12-round unanimous decision over David Saucedo at the Foxwoods Resort in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Barthelemy, 130 lbs of Cuba won by shutout scores of 120-108 on cards and is now 21-0. Saucedo, 130 lbs of Argentina is now 52-6-3. Vanes Martirosyan scored a 10-round unanimous decision over Willie Nelson in a ... Read More »

RANCES BARTHELEMY vs. FERNANDO DAVID SAUCEDO WILLIE NELSON vs. VANES MARTIROSYAN CHAD DAWSON vs. TOMMY KARPENCY FINAL WEIGHTS, QUOTES

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MASHANTUCKET, CONN. (Oct. 3, 2014) – Undefeated Rances “Kid Blast” Barthelemy and Fernando David “El Vasco” Saucedo both tipped the scale at the limit of 130 pounds during the official weigh-in for their world title showdown, tomorrow/Saturday, LIVE on SHOWTIME at 9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast. Barthelemy (20-0-0, 12 KOs), of Las Vegas by way of Cuba, ... Read More »

SHOWTIME BOXING SPECIAL EDITION QUADRUPLEHEADER SET FOR SATURDAY, OCT. 4 AT FOXWOODS RESORT CASINO LIVE ON SHOWTIME®

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NEW YORK (Sept. 25, 2014) — Undefeated Rances “Kid Blast” Barthelemy (20-0-0, 12 KOs), of Las Vegas by way of Cuba, will defend his IBF junior lightweight title against former world title challenger and IBF No. 3-ranked challenger Fernando David “El Vasco” Saucedo (52-5-3, 8, KOs), of Florencio Varela, Argentina, in the main event of a SHOWTIME Boxing Special Edition ... Read More »

SHOWTIME BOXING SPECIAL EDITION ANNOUNCED FOR OCTOBER 4TH

New York, NY (9/5/14) – On Saturday, October 4th, DiBella Entertainment and Warriors Boxing will stage a thrilling SHOWTIME Boxing Special Edition with reigning undefeated IBF champion Rances “Kid Blast” Barthelemy (20-0-0-1NC, 12KO’s) defending his super featherweight title against former world title challenger and IBF #3-rated Fernando Saucedo (52-5-3, 8KO’s). The main event is promoted in association with Sampson Boxing. ... Read More »

VANES MARTIROSYAN HEADS BACK TO ACTION! SATURDAY, MAY 10 AT USC GALEN CENTER

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Sherman Oaks, CA (April 8, 2014) World-ranked junior middleweight contender and Southern California fan favorite Vanes “The Nightmare” Martirosyan will return to the ring on Saturday, May 10 at the USC Galen Center on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, it was announced today by his promoter Dan Goossen of Goossen Tutor Promotions. Following his ... Read More »

Martirosyan decisions Lozano

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Former two-time world title challenger Vanes Martirosyan scored a 10 round unanimous decision over Mario Lozano at the Morango Resort & Spa in Cabazon, California. Martirosyan dominated with boxing through out and scored a knockdown in round two from a straight right hand. He went on to win 100-89 on all judges score cards. Martirosyan, 154 lbs of Glendale, CA ... Read More »

VANES MARTIROSYAN DISCUSSES HIS NEW MINDSET “HOMEWARD BOUND” ESPN FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS PUBLIC WEIGH-IN THIS THURSDAY AT 2PM PT

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SHERMAN OAKS, CA (March 19, 2014) “HOMEWARD BOUND” is headlined by the return of former world title challenger and Glendale, California resident Vanes “The Nightmare” Martirosyan in a WBO Inter-Continental 10-round junior middleweight Championship bout against tough Mexican Mario “Aguila” Lozano set for this Friday, MARCH 21 at the Morongo Casino Resort Spa. The event will be televised LIVE on ... Read More »

Former Jr. Middleweight Title Challenger Martirosyan to Meet Lozano on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

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The March 21 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature former Jr. Middleweight world title challenger Vanes “The Nightmare” Martirosyan (33-1-1, 21 KOs) and Mario Lozano (27-4, 20 KOs) in the 10-round Jr. Middleweight main event. Friday’s show, from the Morongo Casino in Cabazon, Calif., ... Read More »

VANES MARTIROSYAN LOS ANGELES MEDIA DAY QUOTES

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Sherman Oaks, CA (March 12, 2014) – Former world title challenger Vanes “The Nightmare” Martirosyan opened the doors to his training camp to the Los Angeles media on Tuesday afternoon, just ten days prior to his return to battle at “HOMEWARD BOUND” on Friday, MARCH 21 against Mario “Aguila” Lozano at the Morongo Casino Resort Spa in Cabazon, California and ... Read More »

VANES MARTIROSYAN MEDIA WORKOUT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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Sherman Oaks, CA (March 7, 2014) Former world title challenger and 2004 U.S. Olympian Vanes “The Nightmare” Martirosyan will open his training camp to the Southern California boxing media and fans on Tuesday, MARCH 11 at 3:30 p.m. at the legendary Ten Goose Boxing Gym in Van Nuys, California. Martirosyan is preparing for his highly anticipated return to the ring ... Read More »

VANES MARTIROSYAN VS. MARIO LOZANO NEW MAIN EVENT FOR ESPN FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS ON MARCH 21 AT MORONGO CASINO RESORT & SPA

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Sherman Oaks, CA (February 25, 2014) Former world title challenger Vanes “The Nightmare” Martirosyan will have a new foe replacing Luciano Cuello in his bout titled “HOMEWARD BOUND” on Friday, MARCH 21 as hard-hitting Mexican Mario “Aguila” Lozano now enters the ring in the WBO Intercontinental 10-round Championship main event of an ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra ... Read More »

VANES MARTIROSYAN VS. LUCIANO CUELLO HEADLINES ESPN FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS ON MARCH 21

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Sherman Oaks, CA (Feb. 4, 2014) Recently signed former world title challenger Vanes ‘The Nightmare” Martirosyan will head back home to fight in front of his hometown fans on Friday, March 21 in a 10-round super welterweight clash against upset minded Argentinian veteran Luciano Cuello in the main event of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra at Morongo ... Read More »

VANES MARTIROSYAN INKS WITH GOOSSEN TUTOR

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Sherman Oaks, CA – (Jan. 29) Make way, Chris Arreola! There’s another “Nightmare” in the Goossen Tutor Promotions stable of boxers, as promoter Dan Goossen today announced the signing of veteran world title challenger and world-ranked contender, Vanes “The Nightmare” Martirosyan. The 6-0 tall, 27-year old Armenian native, who has lived in Glendale, California since emigrating there with his family ... Read More »

Garcia gets off deck to stop Martinez in eight and claim 130 lb title

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Mikey Garcia had to climb off the canvas and come back to score an 8th round stoppage over Roman Martinez and win the WBO Jr. Lightweight championship at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. Garcia boxed very well for most of the fight the exception of a brief moment in round 2 when he was caught with a ... Read More »

Weights from Corpus Christi, TX

Mikey Garcia 128 3/4 vs. Rocky Martinez 129 3/4 (WBO jr lightweight title) Nonito Donaire 125 1/4 vs. Vic Darchinyan 125 3/4 Vanes Martirosyan 153 3/4 vs. Demetrius Andrade 153 3/4 (Vacant WBO jr middleweight title) Nicholas Walters 125 vs. Alberto Garza 125 1/2 (WBA featherweight title) Oscar Valdez 127 3/4 vs. Jesus Lule 127 3/4 Alex Saucedo 145 1/4 ... Read More »

FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES FROM DEMETRIUS ANDRADE AND JOE DEGUARDIA

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CORPUS CHRISTI, TX, (November 7, 2013) The Final Press Conference was held today in Corpus Christi, Texas for this Saturday night’s WBO Junior Middleweight World Championship between top rated contenders Demetrius Andrade and Vanes Martirosyan telecast Live on HBO® from the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. The telecast will start at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT. Below are quotes from ... Read More »

Golovkin and Stevens, and a battle to test those untested

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Saturday on Madison Square Garden’s small stage Kazakhstani middleweight titlist Gennady “GGG” Golovkin will fight American Curtis “Showtime” Stevens, on HBO, in a match of the two middleweights most likely to rend with thoughtless ferocity any overmatched unfortunate set across from them. That is, somebody stopped by, say, Vanes Martirosyan at 154 pounds, as Stevens’ last opponent was, ought tremble ... Read More »

No ‘Boo Boo’ for Demetrius Andrade in WBO title fight vs. Vanes Martirosyan

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ATLANTA (October 23, 2013) – Undefeated light middleweight Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade (19-0, 13 KOs), a 2008 U.S. Olympian, is on a mission to complete a rare “boxing double” November 9, when he fights 2004 U.S. Olympian Vanes “Nightmare” Martirosyan (33-0-1, 21 KOs) for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) 154-pound title. Andrade vs. Martirosyan will be part of an ... Read More »

Journey continues for Demetrius Andrade WBO title fight Nov. 9 vs. Vanes Martirosyan

ATLANTA (October XX, 2013) – The journey continues for undefeated 2008 U.S. Olympian Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade (19-0, 13 KOs) as he prepares for his November 9th world title fight in Corpus Christi, Texas, against 2004 U.S. Olympian Vanes “Nightmare” Martirosyan (33-0-1, 21 KOs) for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior middleweight championship. Andrade vs. Martirosyan will be part ... Read More »

TWO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHTS FEATURING ROCKY MARTINEZ vs. MIKEY GARCIA VANES MARTIROSYAN vs. DEMETRIUS ANDRADE AND THE LONG-AWAITED REMATCH BETWEEN NONITO DONAIRE and VIC DARCHINYAN HIGHLIGHT TEXAS-SIZED SHOW!

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CORPUS CHRISTI, TX (September 18, 2013) — The Lone Star State will play host to an exciting tripleheader featuring two world championship fights and a grudge rematch between former world champions that’s been building for over six years. Two-time World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior lightweight champion ROMAN “Rocky” MARTINEZ will defend his title against undefeated former WBO featherweight champion MIKEY ... Read More »

DEMETRIUS ANDRADE TO TAKE ON VANES MARTIROSYAN ON SEPTEMBER 7TH FOR WBO JUNIOR MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE LIVE ON HBO

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PHILADELPHIA (July 29, 2013)—On Saturday September 7th, former U.S. Olympian and undefeated Demetrius Andrade will vie for his first world championship, when he takes on fellow former U.S. Olympian Vanes Martirosyan in a twelve round bout from the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. The bout, which will be televised live on HBO Championship Boxing, will be the co-feature to the ... Read More »

Martirosyan breaks thumb; wont fight in China

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Undefeated Jr. Middleweight contender Vanes Martirosyan suffered a broken thumb and wont be able to compete in his April 6th fight against Javier Maciel in Macau, China according to Dan Rafael of espn.com I hit him on the elbow when I was going to the body and I hurt my thumb,” Martirosyan told ESPN.com on Monday. “It hurt and then ... Read More »

Golden Boy wins Lara – Martirosyan II Purse Bid

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Golden Boy Promotions won the purse bid to stage the rematch of the WBC Super Welterweight elimination bout between Vanes Martirosyan and Erislandy Lara according to Dan Rafael of espn.com Golden Boy won the bid with $410,000 offer to Top Rank’s bid of $62,500 The two fought to a technical draw on November 10th in a bout that was supposed ... Read More »

Martiroysan and Lara fight to technical draw

Former Olympians Vanes Martirosyan and Erislandy Lara battled to a technical draw after a cut over the left eye of Martirosyan forced the bout to be stopped in the ninth round of their WBC Super Welterweight elimination bout at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas. It was a close fight that saw Martirosyan fight well early and Lara coming on ... Read More »

WEIGHTS FROM LAS VEGAS

Vanes Martirosyan 153 – Erislandy Lara 153.5 Mikey Garcia 128.5 – Jonathan Barros 128.5 Jesse Hart 167.5 – Joshua Meyers 165 Read More »

WBC Super Welterweight World Title Elimination Bout VANES MARTIROSYAN vs. ERISLANDY LARA Featherweight Rumble MIKEY GARCIA vs. JONATHAN BARROS Plus JESSIE MAGDALENO and JESSE HART in Featured Undercard Bouts Saturday, November 10 at Wynn Las Vegas Live on HBO® Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow at 10 a.m. PT!

LAS VEGAS, NEV. (October 15, 2012) – Thanksgiving arrives early when knockout artists top-rated super welterweight contenders VANES “The Nightmare” MARTIROSYAN and ERISLANDY “El Oro del Guantanamo” LARA and undefeated No. 1 featherweight contender MIGUEL “Mikey” GARCIA and former World Featherweight Champion JONATHAN “Yoni” BARROS, look to knock the stuffing out of each other on an explosive card that will ... Read More »

ERISLANDY LARA AND HIS TEAM ARE GEARING UP FOR MARTIROSYAN SHOWDOWN NOV 10TH

October 9, 2012 – Golden Boy Promotions super-welterweight contender, Erislandy Lara (17-1-1, 11 KOs) ranked No. 1 in the WBC, and his team are preparing for war as they get ready for their upcoming title elimination bout against WBC No. 2 rated, Vanes Martirosyan (30-0, 20 KOs). Team Lara is training in Houston, Texas, where his trainer Ronnie Shields is ... Read More »

Martirosyan – Lara ; Salido – Garcia on for November 10th on HBO

Dan Rafael of espn.com is reporting that a solid doubleheader has been consummated for November 10th on HBO that will originate from Las Vegas as WBC Super Welterweight eliminator between Erislandy Lara and Vanes Martirosyan as well as WBO Featherweight champion Orlando Salido defending against Mikey Garcia. “Showtime informed our attorney that they are passing on the match,” said Top ... Read More »

Martirosyan – Lara fight ordered by WBC

A fight that will potentially pit top Super Welterweight contenders Erislandy Lara and Vanes Martirosyan has been ordered by the WBC according to Dan Rafael of espn.com If the two camps cant agree to a deal by July 27th a purse bid will be ordered. The winner of the proposed fight will be the mandatory challenger for champion Saul Alvarez ... Read More »