Unbeaten Welterweight Set for DAZN Debut

Unbeaten Welterweight Set for DAZN Debut


Avious “Tha Underdog” Griffin (13-0, 12 KOs) is returning to the ring on April 19 for his first fight in 2024 under the guidance of Ring Magazine’s 2023 Trainer of the Year, Brian ‘BoMac’ McIntyre. The new partnership will see the undefeated welterweight take on heavy-handed Colombian Jose Vargas Quintana (9-0, 7 KOs) at the prestigious OTE Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, for an OTX (Overtime Boxing) promoted event. The fight will be an eight-round bout broadcast internationally on DAZN. This new chapter for the Chattanooga fighter presents a wonderful opportunity to propel him into bigger fights.

Avious Griffin Set for DAZN Debut

New Opportunities for Avious Griffin

The television debut of Griffin will see him go up against a fellow undefeated fighter for the first time in his career. The 30-year-old American fighter will be under the tutelage of McIntyre for the first time in his professional journey as he goes up against the most dangerous opponent he has ever faced. 

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Griffin appears full of gratitude for this new chapter in his life as he puts the finishing touches to his training camp: “Making my debut on DAZN is a fighter’s dream come true, but for me it’s just another fight. I been fighting my whole life, now more people get to witness it” said Griffin, who goes by the nickname “Tha Underdog” after dealing with immense adversity having been falsely incarcerated.

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“It’s an honour to showcase my talent to the world, especially on an international platform with my new coach “Bo Mac” by my side. I can’t wait to give fans an unforgettable performance. I’m grateful for the opportunity Overtime and DAZN are giving me.”

Progression Under ‘BoMac’

Brandon Stump, President of CTB Athletics and Griffin’s manager was full of praise for the welterweight and excited for the future with McIntyre: “Avious is a special fighter, he has it all…skill, boxing IQ, speed, athleticism, charisma, and devastating power. I have no doubt he will rise to the occasion.” 

He continued: “This fight against Quintana is the step up in competition you can surely expect to see moving forward and with BoMac in his corner, I believe we’re on the cusp of witnessing something truly special for many years to come.”


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