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Avanesyan Tabs Thurman To Beat Porter, Ready For Mosley

By Carlos Boogs

WBA interim welterweight champion David Avanesyan (21-1-1) is very confident heading into his fight against Shane Mosley (49-9-1). The fight takes place Saturday night at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Ariz. and will be broadcast by CBS Sports.

The Russia native said that he is excited to face the ring legend, who is trained by another legend in Roberto Duran, but is confident that he will come out with the victory. He said that he can adapt to any style.

"I am very happy for this fight. I can box coming forward or going backward. I'm not going to give away my plan but I can counteract any style he brings to the ring," Avanesyan told BoxingScene.com.

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The WBA recently stated that the winner of this fight would have to face the winner of the June 25th battle between WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter.

Avanesyan says he is focused on Mosley but believes Thurman will be too much for Porter.

"I think Thurman will win that fight but it is a close fight. I can't say too much because I am focused on my fight," revealed Avanesyan.

TELEVISED

MAIN EVENT - WBA WELTERWEIGHT INTERIM WORLD TITLE - 12  ROUNDS
 “Sugar” SHANE MOSLEY 49-9-1, 41 KOs), PPOMONA, CA  
DAVID “Ava”  AVANESYAN (21-1-1, 11 KOs), PYATIGORSK, RUSSIA
 
SPECIAL LIGHTWEIGHT ATTRACTION -- 8 ROUNDS
VICTOR CASTRO (16-0, 7 KOs), PHOENIX, AZ
CARLOS ZATARIAN (6-2-2, 4 KO’S), SONORA, MEXICO

CRUISERWEIGHT - 8 ROUNDS
DIMAR “El Animal” ORTUZ (10-0-2, 7 KOs), Chicago, IL
RICARDO CAMPILLO (9-9-1, 7 KO’s) LOS MOCHIS, MÉXICO
 
SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT - 6 ROUNDS
“Sugar” SHANE MOSLEY JR (6-1, 5 KOs), LAS VEGAS, NV
ROBERTO YONG (5-7, 4 KO’S), PHOENIX, AZ

NON-TELEVISED

LIGHTWEIGHT - 4 ROUNDS
CLAY “3rd Degree” BURNS (3-1-1, 3 KOS), ALEXANDRIA, LA
ISAAC AVALOS (0-1) TIJUANA, MEXICO

WELTERWEIGHT - 6 ROUNDS
LUIS “3rd Degree” OLIVERAS (10-0, 7 KOS), GLENDALE, AZ
MANUEL DE LOS REYES HERRERA (21-19-1), PLANETA RICA, COLOMBIA

SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT - 6 ROUNDS
LUIS ROSE(13-3-1, 5 KOS), LYNWOOD, CA
JOSE JESUS HURTADO (4-7, 4 KO’S), SAN YSIDRO, CA

TICKETS: $500 ringside, $256-$132 floor, $82-$42-$22 (Premiere to Discount Admission) seating now on sale at Ticketmaster.com or the Gila River Arena box office (951-665-1000). VIP Access is $1000.00, and includes pre-party, signed, meet and greet with “Sugar” Shane Mosley, and glove signed by main event fighters.  Taxes and fees apply to all sold tickets. 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by sako5 on 05-28-2016

Davai David jan kezi tesnink :boxing::boxing::boxing: War Avanesyan, send that old fart to retirement once and for all :boxing:

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