Vanes Martirosyan Added To The Al Haymon Stable
By Edward Chaykovsky
Powerful boxing adviser Al Haymon had a busy Saturday and a busy 2014. He continues to beef up his always expanding stable of fighters. BoxingScene.com already reported that Haymon signed up IBF lightweight champion Miguel Vazquez (34-3, 13KOs). He didn't stop there. He also signed up junior middleweight contender Vanes Martirosyan (34-1-1, 21 KOs).
Vanes, a 2004 Olympian for the United States, suffered his first career defeat last November to Demetrius Andrade, who went down in the first round but boxed the rest of the way to a decision win. After the loss Vanes was released by longtime promoter Top Rank and signed a promotional deal with Dan Goossen. He also hired Dan's brother, Joe Goossen, as his new trainer.
Haymon also handles Floyd Mayweather Jr., Danny Garcia, Robert Guerrero, Marcos Maidana, Amir Khan, Lucas Matthysse, Shawn Porter, Adonis Stevenson, Keith Thurman, Omar Figueroa, Peter Quillin, Deontay Wilder, and many, many others.
[QUOTE=285Kid;14709038]Vanes Martirosyan vs Peter Quillin Daniel Jacobs Cornelius Bundrage Jermell Charlo Carlos Molina Jermall Charlo Ishe Smith[/QUOTE] Ishe Smith should not be on that list.Comment by AddiX on 06-30-2014
[QUOTE=JoeMan;14710733]He's signing up B-sides, which are now known as TBA/TBD (to be announced, to be decided.) Danny Garcia vs TBA Peterson vs TBD Haymon A-side fighters don't fight each other. They are well protected from harm. Al Haymon has destroyed…Comment by shoog on 06-29-2014
Hbo soured on the product all haymon was producing and soon show times ratings will fall as the matches start to look weaker and weaker..look at this Danny Garcia fight coming up..to set up a fight with Peterson!?Comment by JoeMan on 06-29-2014
[QUOTE=racer59;14710624]It seems like Al is just signing up opponents now.[/QUOTE] He's signing up B-sides, which are now known as TBA/TBD (to be announced, to be decided.) Danny Garcia vs TBA Peterson vs TBD Haymon A-side fighters don't fight each other.…Comment by BattleAxePurist on 06-29-2014
[QUOTE=Freedom2014;14710593]Good for Vanes. Arum didn't treat him very well, but he now has a promoter and manager who will look after his career. There are some interesting potentiual matchups for Vanes on Showtime.[/QUOTE] Good for Vanes Bad for fans Vanes…Post a Comment/View More User Comments (30)