David Avanesyan Returns March 19: “Enjoy The Show! I Am Back!”

David Avanesyan vs Oskari Metz March 19 LIVE on BT Sport

David Avanesyan eyes return against Oskari Metz March 19.
David Avanesyan eyes return against Oskari Metz March 19.

David Avanesyan Returns In Headliner Against Undefeated Oskari Metz

European welterweight champion David Avanesyan returns to the ring on March 19 at the OVO Arena, Wembley with a defense of his title on a night of multiple championship clashes and an array of the country’s finest young prospects/contenders feature at the historic London venue.

Avanesyan (28-3-1, 16KO) vs Metz (15-0, 5KO)

Avanesyan takes on the unbeaten Finnish fighter Oskari Metz in what will be a fifth defense of his EBU belt. This on the heels of him recently joining forces with Frank Warren and Queensberry.

It is a return to a happy hunting ground for the 33-year-old Russian as the formerly known Wembley Arena hosted his stoppage triumphs over both Josh Kelly and Liam Taylor.

“I am very happy to be fighting in front of my British fans at my favourite venue in Wembley where I had great nights in the past year.

“Enjoy the show! I am back!”

David Avanesyan – EBU Welterweight Champion


Sheeraz (14-0, 10KO) vs Smith (13-4-1, 6KO)

Hamzah Sheeraz, the WBO European super welterweight champion, will take on Jez Smith for the WBC International Silver middleweight title in a fight that is sure to bring fireworks and a tough welcome to a new division.

Lynn (10-0, 7KO) vs Beech Jr (14-2, 2KO)

Further title action comes with relentless featherweight star Louie Lynn defending his WBC International Silver belt for a second time against James Beech Jrfrom Bloxwich.

Noakes (8-0, 8KO) vs Finiello (15-4-2, 1KO)

One of the leading young lightweights in Britain in action at Wembley with Sam Noakes making a first defense of his WBC International Silver title against the Italian Vincenzo Finiello.

McCann (11-0, 6KO) vs Tondo (12-4-2, 5KO)

Thrilling bantamweight star Dennis McCann is entering into title business for the first time. ‘The Menace’ will fight for the WBO Youth world title over eight rounds against Charles Tondo, a southpaw from Tanzania.

Royston Barney-Smith

Two-time European championship gold medallist Royston Barney-Smith makes his pro debut, having turned 18 in January. Barney-Smith enjoyed a glittering stint in the amateurs, with 50 fights bringing about 45 wins. He represented England at four championships fighting on 37 occasions, winning 36.

Mark Chamberlain takes on a 10-rounder for the first time, while gifted super lightweight prospect Henry Turner will have a fourth six-rounder. Explosive super feather Masood Abdullah goes in with Engel Gomez over six rounds and super lightweight Sonny Liston Alifights Birmingham’s Sean Davis, also in a six-rounder.

In four-round action, Khalid Ali will look to double his win tally against Kris Pilkington.


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