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Darchinyan to return May 20

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing

WBC/WBA super flyweight champion Vic Darchinyan (34-2-1, 27 KOs) will be in action again on May 20 when he will clash with Filipino Richard Garcia (21-10-1, 5 KOs) at the Parramatta Leagues Club, Parramatta, Sydney, NSW, Australia. In his last ring outing – Garcia lost a twelve round points decision against Zolani Tete in an IBF elimination bout in 2010. Darchinyan scored a twelve round points victory over tough Mexican Rodrigo Guerro in March.

Darchinyan scored his best wins over Cristian Mijares, who he stopped in nine rounds in 2008, and Jorge Arce in eleven rounds in 2009. He is hopeful of a rematch with Nonito Donaire in August. The Darchinyan vs Garcia will be televsied nationally throughout Australia on Foxtel cable television network

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