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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

In Training Camp With Vic Darchinyan

I had the pleasure of spending several days with Vic Darchinyan, 40(29)-7(3)-1, as he prepares for his June 6 contest with Jesus Cuellar, 26(20)-1(1)-0, for the WBA World featherweight title. The bout scheduled for 12 rounds will be part of the Premier Boxing Champions fight card held at the Stub Hub Center in Carson CA. Darchinyan, the former IBO World bantamweight Champion, WBC World super flyweight Champion, WBA Super World super flyweight Champion, lost his last bid for the featherweight title to Nicholas Walters in 2014. Since then he defeated Juan Jimenez and is ready to take on Cuellar in another bid to add that championship to his resume.

Here are some images from those training sessions;

Special thanks to DiBella Entertainment, Vic Darchinyan, Edouard Goumachian, Glendale Fight Club.

As always, all images and text are copyright Peter Politanoff / RedStarImage and may not be reproduced without explicit consent! You are more than welcome however to link to this site.

All images shot with either Canon or Leica cameras.

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