Armenian boxer Artur Bazeyen (56 kg) defeated Irishman Adam Hession by knockout, winning the championship title at the European Under-22 Boxing Championship in Roseto degli Abruzzi, Italy, informs the Boxing Federation of Armenia.
It was the first championship title of the Armenian team this season at prestigious tournaments. Bazeyan was named the best boxer of the European Under-22 Boxing Championship in Italy.
Bazeyan held 4 fights, defeating his opponents with a convincing advantage in all of them. In the final fight Bazeyan defeated his Irish opponent by knockout and was crowned European U22 Champion.
The Armenian Boxing Team will return to Yerevan with one gold and one silver medal. Arthur Bazeyan winning gold, and Hambardzum Hakobyan who lost to his Russian opponent in the final, won a silver medal.