Press Release: By BLK Prime – OMAHA, NEBRASKA -
(December 12, 2022) – BLK Prime is thrilled to announce that the
highly-anticipated fight between Terence Crawford (39-0, 30 KOs) and David
Avanesyan (29-4-1, 17 KOs) was a resounding success, with the entire event
delivering an unforgettable evening in front of Crawford’s hometown crowd in
Omaha, Nebraska. The fight itself was nothing short of spectacular, with
Crawford delivering the knockout of the year in front of his hometown crowd.
Credit: BLK Prime
In the co-main event, crossover combat-sports superstar
Cris Cyborg defeated Gabrielle Holloway by unanimous decision in a four-round
bout. This marks the first time a co-main event was a four-round women’s
matchup. Add Cyborg's legendary stature to the table, making her U.S. debut in
a new sport, further highlights BLK Prime’s mission to create a more equitable
platform in boxing.
BLK Prime is committed to bringing diversity to the
sport of boxing at every level. A multiethnic production team was brought
together to provide boxing fans from all walks of life with a top-tier show,
showing everyone that BLK Prime is a platform for everyone. From the ring
announcers (both Latinos of Mexican descent) to the organizers, the talent, and
the fighters themselves, everyone involved came from all corners of the earth,
cementing BLK Prime’s mission to provide a multiethnic-friendly platform for
fans. This fight was a prime example of that commitment, with Crawford and
Avanesyan and every member of the undercard bringing unique cultural
backgrounds to the ring.
Early reports indicate that buys for the sold-out
event exceeded initial projections on BLK Prime digital, further solidifying
BLK Prime’s position as the newest and best destination for high-quality boxing
“As a multicultural platform, BLK Prime is dedicated
to providing opportunities for everyone, and we are proud to be a pillar for
diversity in the sport of boxing.” said a representative for BLK Prime. “We
were honored to be the only sponsor for this event, allowing the focus to
remain squarely on the fighters and their incredible talent.”
"This was an extraordinary event for us at BLK
Prime. To see two diverse fighters from across the world delivering an
unforgettable performance in front of a hometown crowd was truly something
special. We are proud to have been a part of this magnificent event and will
continue providing opportunities for athletes from all walks of life to shine
on our platform."
BLK Prime is excited to bring forth the biggest fights
to boxing fans around the world and will continue its commitment to excellence.
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