Jaron Ennis duel with highly rated Chukhadzhian on Tank Vs Garcia

Three attractions under the star-studded tag highlight a can’t-miss boxing night on Saturday, January 7 on SHOWTIME PPV as five-time undefeated world champion and boxing superstar Gervonta “Tank” Davis faced undefeated world champion Héctor Luis García in the main event match from Capital One Arena in Washington, DC in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions.

In the co-main event, undefeated rising star Jaron “Boots” Ennis returned to the competition to face off against 4th IBF welterweight fighter Karen Chukhadzhian for the IBF Interim Welterweight title, while the heavyweight competitor undefeated Rashidi Ellis faced tough Roiman Villa in a high-octane 12-round match. Starting pay-per-view TV at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. EST, undefeated two-division world champion Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade enters the ring in the fray 10-round supermiddleweight with Laurel, Demond Nicholson, of Maryland.

Ticket for the live event, promoted by GTD Promotions and TGB Promotions, are currently on sale and can be purchased online at and Ennis vs. Chukhadzhian is promoted with D&D Boxing.

Tom Brown, President, said: “With a blockbuster leading the way in even-fight, it is fitting that the pay-per-view card will be packed from top to bottom with some of the best and hottest boxers. the sport’s leading edge in high-stakes clashes. of the TGB promotion. “Jaron Ennis, Demetrius Andrade and Rashidi Ellis have all showcased their immense talents throughout their careers and will all be looking to take important steps on January 7 in Washington, DC Ennis is one of them. the sport’s brightest young stars and will be looking to move closer to the battle for the world title, while Ellis is deepening her own ascent on the 147-pound crown. Starting the TV show was dangerous two-division champion Andrade, who was able to send a message to the rest of the 168-pound class when he turned on pay-per-view. This card is lined up to deliver from opening to closing and has all the elements that make for a night of non-stop action.”

Ennis (29-0.27 KOs) is the latest in Philadelphia’s stellar population of boxers, combining elite boxing skills with natural power in both hands. After two appearances on SHOBOX: The New Generation®, 25-year-old Ennis has graduated to headline his first SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® TV show in April 2021, when he returns became the first boxer to defeat former world champion Sergey Lipinets. He continued that performance with an impressive first-round match against Thomas Dulorme in October of that year, before most recently beating Custio Clayton in two innings in May in his ninth appearance on the pitch. SHOWTIME®. The knockout win has given Ennis 19 KOs in his last 20 games, with the only downside being no decision in the first round against Chris van Heerden in December 2020.

“I can’t wait to start 2023 right away by delivering another explosive performance for my fans,” Ennis said. “I respect all of my opponents and am training harder than ever to win on January 7 to take one step closer to becoming world champion. Next year will be the most important year of my career and it all starts with this match. My moment has arrived.”

26-year-old Chukhadzhian (21-1, 11 KOs) promoted to IBF with a pair of stoppage-time wins in 2022, beating Ryan Martin in eight rounds in January before Blake Minto retired in six rounds in July . A native of Kiev, Ukraine, Chukhadzhian is currently playing outside of Germany as he prepares to make his US debut on January 7. The only weak point in his record is in his second professional match, a decisive three innings loss in a tournament- bout style.

Chukhadzhian said: “When the offer to fight Jaron Ennis came to us, we immediately agreed. “Ennis is a very good fighter. However, both Armenian and Ukrainian blood flow in my veins and I did not come to America to test but with the aim of showing that all the hard work we have put in has not been in vain. . We are preparing in the gym, where there is no water and no light because of the war. But what doesn’t defeat us only makes us stronger. I am confident that I will raise my hand on January 7!”

The 29-year-old Ellis (24-0, 15 KOs) returned to the ring for the first time since October 2020 in July, defeating Jose Marruffo in the first round. His previous game saw him earn an impressive unanimous decision against the previously undefeated Alexis Rocha. Hailing from Lynn, Mass., Ellis also owned a pair of wins against veteran rival Eddie Gomez, including a first-round knockout against Gomez in December 2016, before taking the win by decision. position in the rematch 2019.

“I am so grateful to be able to step into the ring with such a big card to showcase my talent,” Ellis said. “I want to thank the whole team for this opportunity and I can’t wait to make the most of it on January 7. I’m ready to go out and accomplish my goals. I will come to tackle each and every match of the welterweight division.

A native of Rosario, Venezuela, Villa (25-1, 24 KOs) earned his career-best win in his most recent match, as he made his memorable debut in the United States by beat the previously undefeated Janelson Bocachica en route to a unanimous decision in the September issue of SHOBOX: The New Generation. The 29-year-old has been playing professionally since 2015, scoring by knockout in all of his first 24 wins before the deciding match in his last match. The only weakness in Villa’s record came from a narrow split decision against Marcos Villasana in a 12-game match in 2019.

“I’m having a great training camp right now and am set to be at my best on January 7,” Villa said. “I look forward to showing my full strength and preparation in the next battle against Rashidi Ellis. This is my chance to show that I’m going to be the world champion in the welterweight division.”

The 2008 U.S. Olympic athlete from Providence, Rhode Island, Andrade (31-0, 19 KOs) won world titles in the 154 and 160 pound weight classes as he embarked on his quest to become a champion. world champion in three weight classes. The 34-year-old won the 154-pound belt with a 2013 win over Vanes Martirosyan and went on to defend the belt four times before moving up to middleweight. At 160 pounds, Andrade won a decisive victory over Walter Kautndokwa in October 2018 to claim the vacant world title, before setting up a streak of five consecutive title defenses, including the most recent. was to stop Jason Quigley in two innings in November 2021.

“My goal right now is to be a three-division world champion,” Andrade said. “Super middleweight is a weight class stacked with more characters to create some great fights for fans. I hope Demond Nicholson has a safe camp and does his best so we can have a great performance on this card. I am ready to showcase my talents and skills on my journey to becoming a three-category world champion.”

Currently on a three-match winning streak, Nicholson (26-4-1, 22 KOs) will try to impress on the big stage not far from his hometown of Laurel, Maryland. The 29-year-old’s current record comes after a decisive defeat to Edgar Berlanga in 2021, and most recently when he stopped Christopher Brooker in August.

Nicholson said: “This is a great opportunity for me to fulfill my dream. “Winning on January 7 will bring me closer to accomplishing the goals I have in this life. I’m ready for whatever my opponent will bring into the ring, so fans should expect a great fight as long as this one lasts.”


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