David Avanesyan vs. Lamont Peterson on February 18th
WBA Welterweight Champion David Avanesyan (22-1-1, 11 KOs) will defend his title against former two-time world champion Lamont Peterson (34-3-1, 17 KOs) in a 12-round matchup that serves as the co-main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Saturday, February 18 from the Cintas Center at Xavier University in Cincinnati.
Avanesyan was last seen stopping an aged Shane Mosley to pick up his title, whereas Peterson has been off for quite some time after a close decision win over Felix Diaz.
Televised coverage on SHOWTIME begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT with unbeaten light heavyweight contender “Sir” Marcus Browne (18-0, 13 KOs) meeting thrilling knockout artist Thomas “Top Dog” Williams Jr. (20-2, 14 KOs) in a 10-round showdown.
The top of bill features Adrien Broner taking on Adrian Granados.