Ukrainian welterweight (up to 66.7 kg) Karen Chukhadzhyan (21-2, 11 KOs), having lost on January 7 by decision of the judges to the top prospect Jaron Ennis (30-0, 27 KOs), wants to fight with another American puncher – Virgil Ortiz (19 -0.19 KOs). Observers in the last fight noted the lack of offensive actions on the part of the 26-year-old Karen, which he promises to work on.
“We have a lot to do in the hall to correct mistakes,” Chukhadzhyan said.
boxing scene. – I hope that in the next fight I can not only defend myself, but also show more attacks. I want to prove to people that I can do more.”
At the same time, the Ukrainian rejects the option with a long way to lost (?) positions against low-ranking opponents. A resident of Kyiv says that “it would be very nice to fight Ortiz.”
Ennis vs Ortiz: who is better? Chukhadzhyan’s opinion
“It interests me. He has a good punch, he knocks everyone out, so it would be interesting to test him, ”said Karen.
It’s funny that a few days ago Shelestyuk was the first to challenge Virgil.
Meanwhile, Ortiz already has things to do: on April 29, he will fight for the WBA “regular” title with its owner Eimantas Stanyonis (14-0, 9 KOs). The Lithuanian is sure that Virgil will be very difficult with him.