Petros Ananyan has signed with DiBella Entertainment, an exclusive promotional deal. The 15-2-2 Russian looks to build off his momentum on his last win in February and hopes to have DiBella Entertainment take him to the next level.
Residing in Brooklyn, New York, Ananyan won the IBF International Super Lightweight title back in 2017. Petros Ananyan is happy to be part of the legendary promoter’s roster of boxers.
“Lou DiBella is one of the best promoters in the world and I’m happy to team up with him,” said Ananyan. “I know that, with DiBella Entertainment, I can achieve my dream of becoming a world champion. I am hungry, determined and eager to prove that I am one of the best super lightweights in the world.”
Lou DiBella on Petros Ananyan
Lou DiBella expressed his excitement to have Ananyan on board his team as well. He speaks on past performances from Ananyan that got him excited about the Russian super lightweight.
“I’m thrilled to sign Petros Ananyan to DiBella Entertainment,” said Lou DiBella, President of DiBella Entertainment. “Petros’ win against Matias showed me that he has the talent to compete with the top contenders of the super lightweight division. I will work hard to provide Petros with the opportunities to move toward a world title shot.”
Ananyan’s manager recounted the story of linking up with DiBella and thinks that Lou and his fighter will have a great partnership going forward.
“I first met Lou DiBella in Moscow at a sanctioning body’s annual convention in 2003 and we’ve been friends ever since,” said Ananyan’s manager, Edouard Goumachian. “I’ve worked with him on many of my fighters’ careers and I am excited for Ananyan’s future with DiBella Entertainment’s guidance.”
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