All of the Particulars: Jr. Welterweights – Petros Ananyan vs. Paulo Cesar Galdino

Posted on 10/13/2022

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Particulars on the rivals within the eight-round junior welterweight bout between Petros Ananyan and Paulo Cesar Galdino, happening at Sony Corridor in New York Metropolis on Thursday evening.

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PETROS ANANYAN (16-3-2, 7 KO’s) is inquisitive about climbing into the world title image as he locks horns with Paulo Cesar Galdino.

  • Ananyan is a local of Armenia who has lived in quite a few totally different locations, together with Russia, Brooklyn and Los Angeles. He started boxing on the age of 11, and compiled a reported newbie file of 220-60. He received the 2007 Moscow Championships and was a bronze medalist within the prestigious Cup of Russia match. Most notably, he captured second place on the 2014 AIBA (Affiliation Internationale de Boxe Novice) Championships. The AIBA is a global governing physique for worldwide boxing.
  • He frolicked within the Russian Military as nicely, and is a university graduate, with a level in Bodily Schooling & Sport.
  • Turned professional in June 2015 with a fourth-round TKO of Valere Essomba Ngono and was unbeaten in his first 15 fights, with a few attracts amongst these bouts. In solely his fourth professional battle, Ananyan went ten rounds with Vaghinak Tamrazyan to win the Russian welterweight championship.
  • In October 2017, Ananyan received the IBF Worldwide junior welterweight crown with a sixth-round technical choice over Luca Giacon, who got here in with a file of 30-1. He then was crushed for the title on a ten-round choice to Steve Claggett 9 months later, dropping the decision by one level on all three playing cards.
  • In his first battle in america, in December 2019, Ananyan misplaced an eight-round majority choice to Kareem Martin.
  • Nevertheless, he rebounded together with his greatest profession second in February 2020, when he floored Subriel Matias en path to a ten-round choice win. Matias was ranked second by the IBF and third by the WBC, and the victory propelled Ananyan to IBF (#14) and WBC (#15) world rankings.
  • One other profession spotlight was a ten-round choice on the Barclays Middle over Daniel Gonzalez as he received the WBA Continental Americas title at 140 kilos.
  • Ananyan’s final battle was on January 22, the long-awaited rematch with Matias, who obtained his revenge through ninth-round TKO. The spectacular Matias, who scored his 18th KO in 18 wins, mentioned that “I needed to ship him to the hospital.” That’s precisely what occurred on account of the brutal encounter.
  • Throws a tough jab every time potential, and pushes the difficulty with aggressiveness………. Has been eight or extra rounds on ten totally different events…….. Turns 34 years of age in 5 days.
  • Works with main Russian supervisor Edward Goumachian, in addition to legendary coach Freddie Roach, who’ll be within the nook tonight.
  • Weight: 142 Kilos

PAULO CESAR GALDINO (12-5, 8 KO’s) is hopeful of following up a current upset victory with one other one, this time over Petros Ananyan.

  • It definitely isn’t a case of “brilliant lights, large metropolis” for Galdino. He comes from a metropolis that’s even greater then New York – Sao Paulo, Brazil, which is the fourth-largest metropolis on the planet.
  • Galdino, a southpaw, didn’t get off to an auspicious begin within the professional ranks, dropping his debut to Gabriel Bonfim in February 2016.
  • His losses have come in opposition to opponents with a mixed file of 35-1-1. A kind of was in opposition to Jackson Hurtado, who took him out in 2:45 of the primary spherical in a giant for the Brazilian title at 140 kilos (November 2017). He wound up successful that belt with a fifth-round stoppage of Osvaldo de Melo Costa in March 2019.
  • In August 2019, knocked out Felipe Lares in a single spherical for the South American tremendous light-weight (140) title.
  • Misplaced in a bid for the WBC Latino title at 140 kilos when he was stopped in eight by Juan Angel Gabriel Rosa, a fellow southpaw who doled out numerous punishment.
  • Went after the IBF Latino welterweight crown in opposition to Mirko Geografo final June however misplaced a ten-round choice. That’s the solely time he has gone greater than eight rounds, which is what this bout is scheduled for.
  • Had his first battle within the U.S. on Could 7, and scored an eight-round break up choice win over New Yorker Daniel Gonzalez in what must be regarded upon as an upset. Gonzalez had beforehand misplaced a majority choice to Ananyan.
  • He’s presently ranked the #1 welterweight in Brazil by record-keeping web site Boxrec.
  • Likes to maneuver out and in when potential, and has an efficient proper hook. However he might be hit and infrequently makes the error of transferring straight again.
  • After the win over Gonzalez, reporters requested him what he needed to do subsequent. He mentioned he needed to go to Occasions Sq.. Effectively, he’s made it.
  • Weight: 140 Kilos

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