August 13, 2011 By admin
YEREVAN. – It is very difficult to hold professional boxing fight. It requires a total of $1 million, approval by the International Federation and agreement by the TV channels, Vic Darchinyan, World IBO champion of super flyweight, told at a press conference. The Armenian boxer held 40 professional fights.
Yerevan will hold “Armenia vs. world” professional boxing event on September 3, and the culmination will be the fight between Vic Darchinyan and South African boxer Evans Mbamba for IBO bantamweight champion title. In addition, fights are also being set up for fellow HyeFighters Gapo Tolmajyan as well as Azat Hovhannisyan.
Darchinyan had the support of Armenian president’s administration and the head of Armenia’s National Olympic Committee Gagik Tsarukyan. Representatives of promoter companies and international federation, as well as famous boxers Kostya Dzyu and Nikolai Valuev will be among guests.
Darchinyan said that he would devote his victory to the 20th anniversary of Armenia’s independence.
The tickets for the event will start from AMD 3000 ($10), VIP tickets will cost more.