Review of March 4-11 sports events.
March 14, 2010
Boxing: On Saturday night at the Agua Caliente Casino in Rancho Mirage, California, Darchinyan did his part to keep the hopes for rematch with Filipino Nonito Donaire alive, boxing to a commanding unanimous decision win over 22-year old challenger Rodrigo Guerrero (13-2-1, 9 KO) of Mexico City, Mexico.
Review of February 18-25 sports events.
February 28, 2010
Freestyle Wrestling: Armenia's Ruslan Basiev (w/c 120) and Mihran Jaburyan (w/c 55 kg) won silver at the 2010 Takhti Cup freestyle wrestling tournament which ended in Isfahan (Iran) on February 19. Zhirayr Hovhannisyan (w/c 66) and Edgar Yenokyan (w/c 96) won bronze. Armenian freestyle wrestling coach Araik Baghdadyan told a PanARMENIAN.Net reporter that he is satisfied with the performance of his sportsmen.
Review of February 11-18 sports events.
February 22, 2010
Greco-Roman Wrestling: Armenia won bronze at World Greco-Roman Wrestling Cup 2010 held in Yerevan on February 13 and 14. In the seventh fight, Armenia’s Yuri Patrikeev (w/c 120 kg) beat Russia’s Alexander Yunoshkin. So, defeating Russians 4:3 in the team event, Armenian wrestlers came third, following Iran and Turkey. The tournament winners received money awards: $50 000, $30 000 and $20 000 respectively. Teams from Armenia, Russia, Iran, Hungary, Cuba, Turkey, Georgia and a team from Scandinavian countries were participating.