Yuri Barashian (Ukrainian: Юрій Барашян (born October 18, 1979 in Feodosiya, Ukraine) is a Ukrainian professional boxer who held the European light-heavyweight title and challenged for the WBA light-heavyweight title in 2008.
Barashian won the European light-heavyweight title in February 2008 with a knockout win over Thomas Ulrich. Following the win, he was ranked as a top contender for the WBA light-heavyweight title. He faced Hugo Garay in July 2008, but lost a unanimous decision. In his next bout, Barashian challenged WBO champion Zsolt Erdei but was again defeated via unanimous decision. The bout would have been contested for Erdei's title, but Barashian missed the weight limit, making it a non-title bout.
Professional boxing record
|Professional record summary|
|37 fights||28 wins||9 losses|
|37||Win||28–9||Roman Sergienko||RTD||4 (8), 3:00||20 May 2016||Theodoros Boxing Club, Kharkov, Ukraine|
|36||Loss||27–9||Taylor Mabika||TKO||4 (8)||30 May 2015||Libreville, Gabon|
|35||Loss||27–8||Yury Kashinsky||RTD||7 (10), 3:00||28 Nov 2014||Sport Palace, Barnaul, Russia|
|34||Loss||27–7||Ruslan Fayfer||UD||8||26 Sep 2014||Basket-Hall, Krasnodar, Russia||For vacant WBC Baltic Silver cruiserweight title|
|33||Loss||27–6||Arturs Kulikauskis||UD||6||23 Feb 2013||Studio 69, Riga, Latvia|