Review: 2014-10-04, nice and tough exchanges between Vanes Martirosyan and Willie Nelson: it gets three stars. Vanes Martirosyan entered this fight with a professional record of 34-1-1 (21 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.8 light middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez), he suffered his only defeat (via split decision) in 2013 when he faced Demetrius Andrade in a fight valid for the vacant WBO light-Mw title; he came back to win in 2014 beating Mario Alberto Lozano (=Martirosyan vs Lozano).
His opponent, Willie Nelson, has an official record of 23-1-1 (13 knockouts) and he entered as the No.19 in the same weight class, the only bout he lost was in 2011 against Vincent Arroyo (by majority decision), since then he has won seven consecutive fights, the last one against Luis Grajeda (=Nelson vs Grajeda). Martirosyan vs Nelson is on the undercard of Rances Barthelemy vs Fernando Saucedo. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, Connecticut, USA
Division: light middleweight (154 lbs, 69.9 kg)
Martirosyan’s previous fight: Vanes Martirosyan vs Mario Lozano
Nelson’s previous fight: Willie Nelson vs Luis Grajeda
Martirosyan’s next fight: Jermell Charlo vs Vanes Martirosyan
Nelson’s next fight: Willie Nelson vs Tony Harrison
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