ABOUT Vanes Martirosyan
Light middleweight boxer of Armenia-America is well recognized as 8 times National Champion and NABF Light Middleweight Champion.
He even made his Olympic debut in 2004 representing the United States after qualifying for it with a win in the match against Andre Berto.
He was seven when he started with boxing and made his amateur debut finally reaching to Olympics. He later entered into a professional career at age 20 making an end of his Amateur career with 120 wins and 10 losses.
He as professional has played matches against Willie Nelson, Erislandy Lara, Demetrius Andrade, Troy Lowry, Saul Roman, Andrey Tsurkan, Michi Munoz, Marcus Brooks and Fernando Vela with many others winning titles like NABF NABO Light Middleweight competing against Willie Lee in 2009 followed by 2011 title WBC Silver Light Middleweight against Saul Roman.
His most recent match was played for the 2016 WBA Light Middleweight title against Erislandy Lara that he lost. He has played in total 40 fights gaining 36 wins in his till date career.
He was born on 1st May 1986 to Norik Martirosyan in Abovyan, Armenia and was raised with 3 of his siblings; two brothers and one sister in Glendale, California. When his skills as a fighter were discovered he was homeschooled by his boxer father and trained for the future career.
He was nicknamed ‘Nightmare’ during his Olympic trials.
He was also named after him the title of WBO NABO Light Middleweight Championship and WBA International Light Middleweight Champion.
He played in the 2004 Olympics alongside Andre Dirrell and Andre Ward.