Russian David avanesyan (27-3-1, 15 KO) to defend his European welterweight champion belt against English Liam taylor (22-1-1, 10 KO), after several speculations from different rivals, the last of them the Frenchman Jordy Weiss.
It will be in October, in almost all probability, and in the United Kingdom, Taylor’s cradle and country of residence of the current champion. Avanesyan was being considered as Terence Crawford’s opponent for the month of October with the WBO world title at stake before this body sent Bud defend his title against Shawn Porter. The Russian will have to wait to make the Americas again.
Promoter Boxxer, on behalf of Smith, has won the auction to host the gala with this fight.