Michael Aloyan (left) in the battle with Alexander, Asinocotto: Vladimir Sergeev / RIA Novosti
Russian boxer Mikhail Aloyan defended the title of international champion by the world Boxing Association (WBA) in the second Flyweight (52,16 kgs) in a battle with native Nicaragua Alexander Spinoza. About it the correspondent “Tapes.ru.»
The match took place on Saturday, February 3 in Sochi and ended with the victory of Aloyan split decision— 96:95, 94:96, 96:94. The Russians won the fourth fight in his professional career. Espinosa suffered their first defeat with 15 wins (7 by knockout) and two draws.
Aloyan — bronze medalist at the 2012 Olympics in London, two-time world champion, European champion in the weight category up to 52 kilograms. He won the silver medal of the Games in Rio de Janeiro, but was later stripped of the award due to failed doping test. His blood was found a prohibited substance tuaminogeptana.
Fight Aloyan and Espinosa took place in the undercard semifinal of the world Boxing super series between the Russian Murat by Gassieva and Cuban Unieron Dorticos. At stake will be the champion belt version of the world Boxing Association (WBA) and International Boxing Federation (IBF) in the first heavy weight. The meeting will begin at approximately 01:00 GMT.
Video, photo All from Russia.