Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Ambunda's Trainer Confident Darchinyan Can Be Upset

As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, Paulus ‘The Rock’ Ambunda of Namibia has been named as a possible opponent for IBO bantamweight world champion Vic Darchinyan. According to online reports, the fight has been provisionally set for September 3 in Armenia.

Nestor Tobias, Ambunda’s trainer, however said that the fight had not yet been agreed on, although he conceded that they were still in negotiations.

“That fight is still unconfirmed, we have not yet agreed on that fight,” Tobias said.
“They contacted me about the possibility of a fight but we still need to sort things out,” he added.

The 35-year-old Armenian is a former WBA, WBO and IBF world champion, in the super flyweight and flyweight divisions, and is currently the IBO champion. He has a record of 40 fights, 36 wins, 3 losses and one draw. Tobias said he was not worried about the record of Darchinyan, who is popularly known as the Raging Bull.

“The record is just numbers, besides he used to be a good fighter but he is losing more fights lately,” Tobias said.

“Ambunda is young and still going strong and so I think he would stand a good chance,” he continued.

The 30-year-old Ambunda is unbeaten after 15 fights and his most recent fight was against Tanzanian Emilio Norfat which he won on a 12th-round knockout.

Darchinyan’s last fight was in April this year when he beat Yonnhy Perez in Los Angeles, United States, with a technical knockout in the second round.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by sebastianb7312 on 07-11-2011

Ambunda's trainer should be more than worried about the numbers.. Vic is one of few fighters left whos fought the best of the best, never duckin anyone. IDK why Vic wld even want dis fight? I think Mares vs Vic…

Comment by Kannabis Kid on 07-10-2011

Vic beat Perez by TD in the 5th rd not a 2nd rd KO lol

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (2)
Top Headlines Martin Murray: I'll Retire if Saunders Wins, Confident I'll Beat Him BoxingScene.com's Television Picks of The Week - Feb. 22 George Groves: James DeGale's Value Has Diminished Significantly Haye Believes That He Would Do a 'Muhammad Ali' on Joshua Mikey Garcia's Coach Feels Errol Spence Fight is The Wrong Move Luis Nery: This Time I'll End Yamanaka in The Sixth Round Donnie Nietes Versus The Clock Canelo's Trainer: GGG Will Be The Same Fighter, Never Changes! Rigondeaux's Coach: Rigo Should Not Suffer Over One Bad Night David Benavidez: I Hope To Fight Gilberto Ramirez, George Groves Photos: Joseph Diaz, Victor Terrazas - Ready For Indio Battle Canelo Will Hit Colorado in March To Prepare For Golovkin Photos: Sor Rungvisai, Estrada, Cuadras, Nietes - Workouts Golovkin Reaches Deal With Tecate Ahead of Canelo Rematch Ortiz-Alexander Peaked at 1.53M Viewers, Averaged 1.13M on FOX Lomachenko-Linares: Arum, Gomez Trade Words - No Date Budge Garcia-Rios Peaked at 558K Viewers, Averaged 516K on Showtime Photos: Dmitry Bivol Putting in Work For Sullivan Barrera Clash Wilder vs. Ortiz Update: Another Title Fight Added To Card Diaz: Gary Russell Has Lots of Flaws; Inactivity Will Be Downfall Hearn: I'd Love To Have Tony Bellew Fight Andre Ward Next! Kovalev-Mikhalkin: Ashkeyev, Murtazaliev, Nursultanov on The Bill Genesis Servania Inks Promotional Pact With Top Rank Holzken: I'm Here To Take Over The World Boxing Super Series Haye To Bellew: I Love You, I've Got a Crush on You Hooker: After I Win The Belt I Won't Run and Hide Like Flanagan! Hearn: Jacobs Deserves Shot at the Winner of Canelo-Golovkin Luis Ortiz: Wilder Talks So Much Just To Try to Convince Himself Briedis' Manager: In a Rematch, My Fighter Will Beat Usyk! Jack Catterall Confident That He Would Beat Ohara Davies Zelfa Barrett vs. Ronnie Clark For IBF European Title WBC Prez: Thurman Has To Fight Shawn Porter and Danny Garcia! Warren: Eubank is Domestic Level, How About Groves-Saunders? Golovkin's Coach: There is No Pressure To Knock Canelo Out Kem Ljungquist Feeling Pleased With Recent Performance Hall of Fame Promoter Reflects on Key Atlantic City Fights Frampton: I'll Need To Be at My Best To Beat Nonito Donaire Regis Prograis Very Motivated For Indongo Clash, Bigger Things Mikey Garcia: I'd Rather Fight Errol Spence Than Lomachenko Video: Richard Schaefer on Mayweather in MMA, Eubank's Future
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement