WBC International Light-weight crown

Hurricane Futa

  Japan’s Hurricane FUTA KO’d in seven rounds defending champion Vage Sarukhanyan to become the new WBC International Lightweight champion.   The champion was dropped in round three and then definitively stopped at 2’42” of round seven.     Futa improved to 25-7-1, 15 inside.   It was the second defeat of now former champion Vage in 21 bouts.  

Vage Sarukhanyan (champion)    vs   Hurricane FUTA (Japan)

Vage Sarukhanyan         61.1 Kgs.

Hurricane Futa                 60.9 Kgs.

(This bout on the undercard of Gassiev vs Dortikos)

by Aram Davtyan |Punch Boxing Promotions

February 3rd 2018   –   Bolshoy Ice Dome

Adler (discrict of Soči)     RUSSIA



Vage Sarukhanyan     Armenia, based in Russia
W TKO 5 (2:23)
Hedi Slimani                   Tunisia, based in Belgium
Vage improved to 17-1-1 (4 inside) and won the vacant WBC International 135 Lbs full title.   The fight was promoted by Aram Davtyan of GM Punch Boxing Promotions.
Date:              4th August, Friday 2017
Venue:          City Circus, Sochi, Russia



  Aram Davtyan, promoter


Former WBC International champions in this weight class

Sean DODD   Great Britain

Yvan Mendy     France

Luke Campbell     Great Britain

Dejan Zlaticanin     Montenegro

Stephen Wilcox and Michael Gadbois fought a Majority Draw on April 14, 2015 in Toronto for the vacant Silver belt.  Silver belt remained vacant

Sergio  Thompson     Mexico

Matìas Daniél Ferreyra       Argentina

Alisher Rahimov     Uzbekistan

Enrique COLIN Reyes     Mexico

Alì Funeka     South Africa

Zahir Raheem       USAì

Saddam Kiatyongyuth        Thailand

Miguel Angel Gonzalez        Mexico

Ramon Marchena      Mexico

Faustino Barrios      Argentina

Michele Delli Paoli      Italy

Sayan Sanchat      Russia

Marc Rudolph      Germany

Bruno Wartelle      France

Thembinkosi Ntyenene       South Africa

Gert Bo Jacobsen      Denmark

Steve Boyle        Scotland

Michael Ayers      Great Britain

Ljubisa Simic       Serbia

Silvano Usini       Italy