VIC DARCHINYAN TO TAKE ON ERIC BARCELONA MAY 20
May 11, 2010 – 12:50 AMT 07:50 GMT
WBC/WBA super flyweight champion Vic Darchinyan will stage a title
fight at Parramatta Leagues club (Australia) for the IBO bantamweight
(w.c. 53.5kg) belt against Filipino Eric Barcelona on May 20.
This is Darchinyan’s second attempt to strengthen his positions in
the bantamweight, while he failed the first one, being beaten by IBF
bantamweight champion Ghanaian Joseph Agbeko on July 11, 2009.
Earlier it was reported that Darchinyan will take on Filipino Richard
Garcia in Sidney, again on May 20.
34 year-old and six time world champion Vic Darchinyan, the Armenian
born 2000 Olympian and Australian citizen, has a professional boxing
record of 34 wins, 2 loss, 1 draw and 27 wins by knockout.