Carl Greaves coach of EBU welterweight champion David Avanesyan, is terribly disillusioned that his boxer will have to wait even longer to return to the ring.
Avanesyan become scheduled to make a protection in opposition t unbeaten Josh Kelly on January 30th within the UK.
but the card become postponed after all UK boxing activities, as a result of rising COVID-19 situations, have been suspended for the month of January.
Avanesyan (26-3-1, 14 KOs), 32-years-historic, has been out of the ring considering that December of 2019.
The fight with Kelly has been postponed 3 times – twice over COVID restrictions and once as a result of Kelly withdrew when he grew to become unwell after their weigh-in in 2018.
ultimate month, Avanesyan came back to Newark in the UK to start a troublesome six-week practising camp with Greaves.
Greaves believes the existing suspension of UK boxing pursuits could lengthen to the month of February – and he’s hoping promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom will take the combat to a country where the COVID instances don’t seem to be as extreme.
“I have a feeling the suspension will ensue again in February. Matchroom are relocating the combat overseas, to a rustic with much less cases, where it might nonetheless go on,” Greaves told the Newark Advertiser.
“Luke Campbell fought in front of 6,000 (in Dallas, Texas in opposition t Ryan Garcia) so there are alternatives. but at this time, we are able to proceed to instruct as standard and then we will see where we stand then on the end of the week. if it is postponed to any extent further than what we take into account, then it would be a case of David going back home to Russia to re-can charge the batteries.
“we’ve had Kelly pull out on the day, COVID stopping us returned in March of remaining 12 months, and now COVID once again. i am devastated for David, and he is gutted to be honest with you. He has come over from Russia, left his family at domestic for Christmas and the brand new yr, he has paid out a lot of money on the camp, and now has considered it postponed — once more. The camps aren’t effortless, there is so much to it (financially). It isn’t convenient for him no count the way you analyze it. We are just hoping to hear whatever thing quickly as a result of this combat is large and we now have ambitions past it.”