Corridor of Famer Don King has signed WBC #2 cruiserweight and silver beltholder Noel Mikaelyan (26-2, 11 KOs) to a promotional contract.
“The improbable WBC silver cruiserweight champion, Noel Mikaelyan, believes that there isn’t a one on the market he can’t beat, mentioned King, who additionally promotes the present WBC cruiserweight world champion Ilunga Makabu. “Each of those two tremendous nice WBC tremendous cruiserweight champions really feel they’re the world’s greatest. My mission has all the time been to present the folks what they need and pit one of the best in opposition to one of the best. What an excellent sensational attraction that will be if these two fighters would finally meet.
“Mikaelyan ought to have gained the Tremendous Six Cruiserweight match. The judges noticed it otherwise and took his title alternative from him after an awesome efficiency, solely to be denied. He’s prepared to indicate them that he belongs on the prime,” added King, who was honored by the WBC at their annual conference in Acapulco as “The Finest Promoter in Historical past.”
King was unable to attend the WBC Conference as he was beneath physician’s care, however he nonetheless was arduous at work signing Mikaelyan and acknowledged “my coronary heart and my thoughts was with the WBC Board and I vastly respect the distinction that has been bestowed upon me.”
Mikaelyan acknowledged, “I’m excited to signal with the legendary Don King, a real icon and a trailblazer who has promoted a number of the largest stars on this planet of boxing. I imagine Don is completely suited to information my profession and provides me the alternatives and platform to turn out to be a world champion and understand my desires. I can’t wait to struggle beneath the DKP banner.”