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Ex-WBO champion Arthur Grigoryan to fight again

PanARMENIAN.Net - Ex-WBO lightweight champion Arthur Grigoryan, who finished his career in 2004, will be fighting at 25th Anniversary Show of Universum Promotion Company. Arthur Grigoryan will rival Bulgaria's Kirkor Kirkorov in a six-round match.



World Boxing champions Suzy Ketikyan, Ina Menzer, Alesia Graf and Regina Halmich will adopt unusual roles of ring card girls to announce the start of rounds.



Grigoryan, who'll become 42 this year, carried the belt of WBO Champion from 1996 to 2004. Arthur is an Uzbek boxer of Armenian descent. He was an amateur competition champion at Goodwill Games in Seattle, won a silver medal at 1991 World Boxing Championship and was awarded with USSR Honored Master of Sports title. He came out victorious against such famous professionals as Leonardo Dorin and Shane Mosley. During his professional career, he had 37 winning combats, losing only once - to Brazilia's unbeatable Acelino Freitas.



After termination of his sports career Artur Grigoryan stayed at Universum Company in the capacity of a coach.
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