William Abelyan

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William Abelyan
Real name William Abelyan
Nickname(s) The Conqueror
Rated at Featherweight
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Reach 66 in (168 cm)
Nationality Armenia Armenian
Born (1978-09-27) 27 September 1978 (age 38)
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. 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.

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