Armenia At The 2021 AIBA World Boxing Championships

A bevy of Armenians will represent Armenia and other nations at the 2021 AIBA World Boxing Championships in Belgrade, Serbia from October 26 to November 6. Check back here throughout the tournament for updates from Armenians in each weight class.

Minimumweight:

Seyran Yeghikyan (Armenia)
First round: def. Nicola Cordella (Italy) (3-0)
Second round: Eliminated by Mirlan Turkbai Uulu (Kyrgyzstan) (5-0)

Edmond Khudoian (Russia)
First round: def. Andrii Yefymovych (Ukraine) (5-0)
Second round: Eliminated by Kazuma Aratake (Japan) (DSQ)

Flyweight:

Artur Hovhannisyan (Armenia)
First round: def. Argishti Terteryan (Germany) (5-0)
Second round: Eliminated by Roscoe Hill (USA) (4-1)

Bantamweight:

Vahan Badalyan (Armenia)
First round: def. Li Yu-hung (Chinese Taipei) (5-0)
Second round: Eliminated by Sanzhai Seidekmatov (Kyrgyzstan) (5-0)

Featherweight:

Artur Bazeyan (Armenia)
First round: def. Jan Rivera (Puerto Rico) via walkover
Second round: def. Chen Po-yi (Chinese Taipei) via walkover
Third round: Eliminated by Osvel Caballero (Cuba) (5-0)

Lightweight:

Karen Tonakanyan (Armenia)
First round: def. Varinder Singh (India) via walkover
Second round: def. Abdoul-Karim Bathily (Mali) via knockout
Third round: Eliminated by Sofiane Oumiha (France) (Referee Stopped Contest due to Injury)

Light welterweight:

Hovhannes Bachkov (Armenia)
First round: BYE
Second round: def. Malik Hasanov (Azerbaijan) (3-1)
Third round: def. Gianluigi Malanga (Italy) (3-2)
Quarterfinals: Somchay Wongsuwan on Tuesday, Nov. 2 at 12:00 PM ET

Welterweight:

Gurgen Madoyan (Armenia)
First round: def. Aljaz Sircelj (Slovenia) (5-0)
Second round: Eliminated by Damian Durkacz (Poland) (1-4)

Light middleweight:

Arman Darchinyan (Armenia)
First round: BYE
Second round: def. Nuradin Rustambek (Kyrgyzstan) via DSQ
Third round: Eliminated by Obed Bartee-el (USA) (4-1)

Light heavyweight:

Hambardzum Hakobyan (Armenia)
First round: BYE
Second round: Eliminated by Savelii Sadoma (Russia) (KO)

Heavyweight:

Narek Manasyan (Armenia)
First round: Eliminated by Aziz Abbes Mouhiidine (Italy) (5-0)

Vagkan Nanitzanian (Greece)
First round: Eliminated by Enmanuel Reyes (Spain) (4-1)

Super heavyweight:

Davit Chaloyan (Armenia)
First round: BYE
Second round: def. Tsotne Rogava (Ukraine) (4-1)
Third round: defeats Cristian Salcedo (Colombia) (4-1)
Quarterfinals: Lazizbek Mullojonov (Uzbekistan) on Nov. 2 at 7:00 AM ET

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