Jaron Ennis To Defend IBF Title Towards David Avanesyan After Cody Crowley Withdrawal

by Christina S. Brown
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Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis will now make the primary defence of his IBF welterweight title in opposition to former WBA interim and European champion David Avanesyan, after he stepped in to exchange Cody Crowley.

Ennis was set to make the primary defence of his IBF welterweight title in opposition to Crowley subsequent month earlier than the Canadian was compelled to withdraw from the bout, as a consequence of a broken retina.

It meant Ennis was trying to find a brand new opponent to make sure his enormous homecoming on the Wells Fargo Heart in Philadelphia on July 13 may nonetheless go forward, in his first world title defence after Terence Crawford was stripped of the IBF belt and Ennis was subsequently upgraded to full champion.

After seven days of fear, the occasion has been salvaged, after it was formally introduced that Avanesyan will step in. a lot to the delight of ‘Boots.’

“Now that Crowley is formally not my opponent, I really like Avanesyan as a greater opponent. He’ll put up a greater battle which might be what I need. July 13, don’t miss this lovely, excellent efficiency.”

Avanesyan fought Crawford again in December 2022, developing brief on that event, however does maintain wins over the likes of Shane Mosley, Josh Kelly and Kerman Lejarraga, and he believes this might be his remaining likelihood to turn into world champion.

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