William Abelyan

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William Abelyan
Real name William Abelyan
Nickname(s) The Conqueror
Weight(s) Featherweight
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Reach 66 in (168 cm)
Nationality Armenian
Born (1978-09-27) 27 September 1978 (age 39)
Yerevan, Armenia
Stance Southpaw
Boxing record
Total fights 31
Wins 24
Wins by KO 13
Losses 6
Draws 1
No contests 0

William Abelyan (born 27 September 1978) is a retired Armenian professional boxer.


Abelyan started boxing at the age of 12, and began training with the legendary Olympic Bronze Medalist David Torosyan. He started to box professionally in 1998.[1] Abelyan had once defeated Orlando Salido, who would later be ranked the number one featherweight in the world.[2] William was an WBO NABO Featherweight Champion and was a WBO #1 ranked contender. He was named fighter of the year in 2005.[by whom?] He upset former world champion Guty Espadas Jr., winning their 10-round fight by decision.[3] Abelyan challenged Scott Harrison for the WBO Featherweight title, but lost. William is now retired from the sport of boxing.

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  1. ^ William Abelyan – BOXING. HyeFighters.com (2009-11-05). Retrieved on 2012-05-12.
  2. ^ The Ring Magazine's Annual Ratings: Featherweight--2010s. Boxrec.com (2012-03-06). Retrieved on 2012-05-14.
  3. ^ http://boxrec.com/calendar?v=d&d=2001-08-05

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