Vanes Martirosyan vs. Joe Greene

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2010-06-05 : Vanes Martirosyan 153¾ lbs beat Joe Greene 151½ lbs by UD in round 10 of 10

  • NABF Light Middleweight Title (2nd defense of Martirosyan)
  • NABO Light Middleweight Title (2nd defense of Martirosyan)


  • A battle of scoring jabs in this bout, won by Martirosyan with frequent combinations from the beginning, as Greene was throwing only single punch jabs.
  • Martirosyan's left eye began to swell in the fifth round, possibly from an accidental head butt, possibly from several left hands that scored by Greene.
  • Martirosyan landed overhead rights frequently in the second half of the bout, with Greene-behind on points-looking to land one big punch.
  • Coming into this fight, Martirosyan was ranked #6 by the WBC, #8 by the WBA, #8 by the IBF and #3 by the WBO, while Greene was ranked #12 by the WBC and #9 by the WBA.
  • Greene down in round 10 for a flash knockdown as his gloves touched the canvas after being hit by a borderline punch landing either behind the head or ear thrown by Martirosyan.

Preceded by:
Martirosyan vs. Ouma
NABF Light Middleweight Title Fight
# 56
Succeeded by:
Brewer vs. Guerrero
Preceded by:
Porter vs. Jordan
NABO Light Middleweight Title Fight
# 28
Succeeded by: