On Saturday, November 19, 2022, undefeated Parisian Arsen “Feroz” Goulamirian will return for the first time in nearly three years to defend his WBA Super World Cruiserweight Championship against undefeated #1 Aleksei Egorov at La Palsestre in Le Cannet, France and live on Canal + (7pm).
An Armenian national, Goulamirian (26-0, 18 KOs) will make the second defense of his major league title against Russia’s Egorov (11-0, 7 KOs) in the main event of the 12th round of the European Championship Boxing Championship. . , presented by Y12 Boxing Promotions.
The pair were scheduled to fight last December, however, the defending champion tested positive for Covid and the fight was postponed. Thank God Goulamirian has recovered.
The 35-year-old Goulamirian has been preparing for the fight in Big Bear, California, under the supervision of legendary trainer Abel Sanchez.
He won the interim title in 2018, the WBA Gold World belt later that year and was promoted to heavyweight in 2019. Goulamirian has since had successful defenses against Kane Watts (KO 4), and Constantin Bejenaru ( RTD 9).
The 31-year-old Egorov, who has been unemployed since 2020, is a former Russian champion. In almost six years of his career, he has already defeated respected contenders including Lateef Kayode (RTD 6), Tommy Oosthuizen (UD 10) and Roman Golovashchenko (TKO 3).
On the stacked undercard, hard-punching EBU European Super Middleweight Champion, Kevin “A Phenomenon” Lele Sadjo (18-0, 16 KOs) from Saint-Maur, Val-de-Marne, France, will make his debut against the home of title. in a 12-round fight with a tough challenge, Emre Cukur (19-1-1, 3 KOs) of Munich, Bayern, Germany, in the co-main event.
Also scheduled is the 12th round fight for the EBU European Super Welterweight Championship between 23-year-old Milan “Natsuko” Prat (17-0, 14 KOs) of Drancy, Seine-Saint-Denis, France, and the IBF # 9-ranked Abass Baraou (12-1, 8 KOs) of Berlin, Germany, as well as an appearance of the 2016 Olympic silver medalist and aspiring boxing star, “Virtuoso” Sofiane Oumiha looking for a third consecutive professional victory over the enemy that he is. TBA.
“This is the most important thing in France in many years. The best local fighters are fighting in the arena of clear fights against their opponents,” said Yohan Zaoui, President of Y12 Boxing.
“France must re-establish its position as one of the best countries in the field of boxing and this event is a step in that direction. On November 19, boxing fans from all over the world will see the re-emergence of boxing in this great country.”