Undefeated tremendous middleweight contender Erik Bazinyan returns in a 10-round fundamental occasion towards Mexico’s Jose de Jesus Macias this Thursday, June 1 at On line casino de Montreal in Montreal, Canada.
Bazinyan-Macias and undercard bouts will stream dwell and completely within the U.S. on ESPN+ beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT.
Bazinyan (29-0, 21 KOs) is a 28-year-old native of Yerevan, Armenia who moved to Canada when he was 16. Following an novice profession of greater than 100 fights, he debuted as a professional in 2013, 4 months after his 18th birthday. Bazinyan rose the rankings by defeating a number of seasoned veterans, together with Alan Campa, Saul Roman, Scott Sigmon, and Marcelo Esteban Coceres. Bazinyan returns to the ring after defeating Alantez Fox in February and plans to show his consideration towards the highest canine of the division if profitable on Thursday. Macias (28-11-4, 14 KOs) is a 12-year veteran who holds a win over Bazinyan’s stablemate and two-time title challenger Steven Butler. The 31-year-old heads into this conflict following a call loss to Pavel Silyagin final July.
Canada native Steve Claggett (34-7-2, 24 KOs) will face Puerto Rican former world champion Alberto Machado (23-3, 19 KOs) in a 10-round junior welterweight battle. Claggett has scored 5 consecutive knockout wins since dropping to Mathieu Germain in 2021. In his final battle, he beat Rafael Guzman Lugo through seventh-round TKO in March. Machado is coming off an eighth-round stoppage win towards Jose Angulo final December.
In an eight-round junior light-weight bout, Avery Martin Duval (9-0-1, 5 KOs) takes on Mexico’s Andres Sanchez Ramirez (6-6-3, 2 KOs). Duval seems to be to increase his profitable streak to 6, whereas Ramirez returns after two wins in his place of birth.
Southpaw prospect Thomas Chabot (8-0, 7 KOs) makes his 2023 debut in a six-rounder towards Luis Bolanos Lopez (4-2-1).
Middleweight standout Alexandre Gaumont (7-0, 5 KOs) seems to be to earn his fourth straight knockout in a six-round battle towards Poland’s Piotr Bis (6-2-1, 2 KOs).
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