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Demetrius Andrade-Vanes Martirosyan WBO Title Clash?

Earlier, BoxingScene.com revealed that WBO 154-pound champion Zaurbek Baysangurov (28-1, 20KOs) injured his back and has now withdrawn from his scheduled defense against mandatory challenger Demetrius Andrade (19-0, 13KOs). The fight was set for July 6th in Kiev, Ukraine.

According to the World Boxing Organization, Andrade will now have to face, if a deal is reached, undefeated contender Vanes Martirosyan for the vacant championship. Vanes (33-0-1, 21KOs) returned this past Saturday night in Dallas and demolished Ryan Davis in two rounds. 

The WBO will then order the winner of Andrade-Vanes to face Baysangurov, who the organization will place in the mandatory spot, in their first defense.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by kiaba360 on 06-24-2013

Hopefully the fight doesn't fall through.

Comment by greeh on 06-19-2013

[QUOTE=tiko123;13480903]Great fight, well deserved. Two undefeated Olympians going at it, someone's Zero has got to Go! And it will be Andrade's zero, Vanes kills him guaranteed!! [B]Nice to see an organization (WBO) with some dignity and integrity[/B], **** the WBC.…

Comment by bigcursedawg on 06-18-2013

It looks like a good matchup on paper but neither of these guys have proven anything other than they look good against guys with no pulse. Both fighters don't take a lot of risk and I don't see it being…

Comment by The Gambler1981 on 06-18-2013

Good fight, I would favor Andrade but I am big on him and I just think he has to much for Vanes physically. I do think Andrade has a style that actually suits Vanes doing decent though because Vanes wants…

Comment by tiko123 on 06-18-2013

Great fight, well deserved. Two undefeated Olympians going at it, someone's Zero has got to Go! And it will be Andrade's zero, Vanes kills him guaranteed!! Nice to see an organization (WBO) with some dignity and integrity, **** the WBC.…

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