EUROPEAN Welterweight champion David Avanesyan has signed a multi-fight promotional cope with Queensberry.
Newark primarily based Russian Avanesyan has been sensational in European title defences towards Britain’s finest this 12 months.
The previous WBA World champion hammered Josh Kelly in six rounds in February and final weekend took simply two rounds to destroy obligatory challenger, Liam Taylor.
Avanesyan (28-3-1, 16 KOs) insists that he’ll turn out to be a two-time World champion now that he has teamed up with Corridor of Fame promoter Warren.
He’s ranked extremely by all 4 main governing our bodies, and World champions Terence Crawford (WBO), Errol Spence (IBF and WBC) and Yordenis Ugas (WBA) are all in his sights.
Avanesyan, 33, mentioned: “I’m very completely satisfied to be signing with Frank and really assured that he’ll ship me the World title shot I would like. I need to turn out to be a two-time World champion.
“This 12 months has gone so effectively for me with two nice wins and there’s momentum in my profession once more.”
Avanesyan has boxed 5 instances in Britain, together with his two most up-to-date wins towards Kelly and Taylor.
He added: “It’s even higher that I’ve a British promoter as a result of I get a lot love from British followers.”
David’s supervisor Neil Marsh added: “We’ve signed with Frank as a result of it’s the finest likelihood David has of securing a World title combat.
“Since I began working with Frank this 12 months with one other of my fighters, Zach Parker he has been fully honourable, delivered completely every thing he promised and obtained the group smiling once more.
“David has had an excellent 12 months beating Josh Kelly and Liam Taylor after a interval of inactivity and we will’t wait to get going with Frank and Queensberry.
“It was a no brainer to signal with them. Frank is a Corridor of Fame promoter and I’m assured he’ll get David the place he desires to be.”
Warren mentioned: “Quite a lot of promoters wished to signal David and I’m delighted to have gotten it over the road.
“I’ve a incredible working relationship with Neil Marsh who believes Queensberry have the group to get David marquee fights and titles. We are going to ship.
“David is predicated within the Midlands now and turn out to be an attraction for British followers who know an excellent fighter after they see one.
“Followers who come to our exhibits will love seeing much more of him, and so will viewers on BT Sport.”
Avanesyan turned skilled in June 2009 and had his first 20 fights on residence soil in Russia.
In December 2014, he boxed in Britain for the primary time. In 2015 he met Marsh and the pair shortly solid a profitable relationship.
He turned WBA Interim champion in November 2015 stopping Charlie Navarro and simply over six months later, Avanesyan outpointed Shane Mosley, ending the American legend’s boxing profession.
David who’s skilled by Carl Greaves was then elevated to WBA common champion when negotiations to combat Keith Thurman broke down.
Avanesyan made his first defence in February 2017 towards Lamont Peterson, however misplaced a slim choice on the three judges’ rating playing cards.
He turned European champion In March 2019, travelling to Bilbao and ripping the title from 27-0 Spanish star Kerman Lejarraga in 9 rounds.
Avanesyan returned for a rematch six months later and stopped Lejarraga inside the primary spherical.
Queensberry’s newest large identify signing made it a Spanish hat-trick in September 2019 with a brutal first spherical knockout of Jose del Rio.
A 14 month lay-off adopted that spectacular win in Barcelona, however the Wembley Enviornment triumphs over Kelly and Taylor show that Avanesyan is heading for World glory once more.