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Miguel Cotto v Daniel Geale.
The sport of boxing is a tough hard sport where only the strong survive. It’s also a sport where dreams can be realized and dreams can very quickly become a nightmare. Every fighter trains to be the best they can be, and be better than the next guy. They enter the ring with the confidence , knowing they have prepared their mind and body to be better than their opponent. They climb through the ropes without an ounce of doubt. They are invincible, and superior beings.
Main Events, InterBox and Jean Pascal
Promotions have announced that former light heavyweight champion Jean
Pascal (29-3-1, 17 KOs) will face unbeaten Yunieski Gonzalez (16-0, 12
KOs) in the ten-round co-feature of the Kovalev-Mohammedi clash on July 25
at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Both fights will be televised live on HBO.
DIEGO MAGDALENO VS. JOSE "CHELO" GONZALEZ
One-time world title challengers DIEGO
MAGDALENO and JOSE "Chelo" GONZALEZ will battle each other in a 12-round
lightweight bout in the co-main event of an all-action card headlined by
the GILBERTO "Zurdo" RAMIREZ - DERECK "The Black Lion" EDWARDS 12-round
World Boxing Organization (WBO) International super middleweight title
fight on Friday, June 26, at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, TX. Both fights
will be televised live on The MetroPCS Friday Night Knockout on truTV® at
10:00 p.m. ET. The live boxing series is presented by truTV and Top Rank®,
and produced in association with HBO Sports®. Find truTV on YOUR TV:
HERRERA VS. LUNDY TO FIGHT JULY 11 FOR THE VACANT NABF SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE LIVE FROM THE LOS ANGELES MEMORIAL SPORTS ARENA AND TELEVISED ON HBO LATINO® BOXING
Former WBA Interim Super Lightweight
Champion Mauricio "El Maestro" Herrera (21-5, 7 KOs) and titlist "Hammerin'"
Hank Lundy (25-4-1, 12 KOs) of Philadelphia hosted a press conference in
Los Angeles on Wednesday, May 28 to discuss their upcoming 10-round
showdown on Saturday, July 11 for the NABF Super Lightweight Championship
live on HBO Latino ® Boxing. Presented by Golden Boy Promotions in
association with CES Boxing, Herrera vs. Lundy will possibly be the last
boxing match held at the historic Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena before
it is demolished later this year.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of
murdering boxer Eamonn Magee Jr who was stabbed to death in the Twinbrook
area of west Belfast.
In a clash of former world Jr. Welterweight
champions, Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KOs), now fighting at welterweight, won a
twelve round unanimous decision over Chris Algieri (20-2, 8 KOs) tonight
at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. Algieri gave Khan all he could handle,
taking the fight to Khan who often fought going backwards. Khan prevailed
in the end by the scores of 115-113, 117-111, 117-111. He is now hoping to
land a big money showdown against Floyd Mayweather in September.
Returning to cruiserweight, Lateef “Power” Kayode (20-1, 16 KOs) scored a
one-sided ten round unanimous decision over “Slick” Nick Kisner (14-2-1, 5
KOs) on Friday night at the WC Handy Pavilion on Beale Street in Memphis,
Tennessee. After a TKO1 loss to Luis Ortiz was overturned when Ortiz
failed a drug test, Kayode was too strong for Kisner who didn’t have the
firepower to do much damage. Scores were 100-90, 100-90, 99-91.
JESSIE VARGAS HAS "EL TERRIBLE" NEWS
Former four-division world champion and Mexican boxing icon ERIK "El Terrible" MORALES is the new trainer for undefeated World Boxing Association (WBA) super lightweight world champion JESSIE VARGAS. Morales, who received the call a few days ago, is already in Vargas' Las Vegas-based training camp preparing him for the biggest fight of his professional career, against former two-division world champion TIMOTHY "Desert Storm" BRADLEY JR. Vargas (26-0, 9 KOs), a native of Los Angeles who now lives in Las Vegas, and Bradley (31-1-1, 12 KOs), from Palm Springs, Calif., will go mano a mano for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight world title, Saturday, June 27, at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. The fight will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing®, beginning at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT.
"I am very religious so I began to pray for the right person to train me,"
said Vargas. "Instantly, the name of Erik Morales came to me. I was able
to track him down and he came right to our training camp in Las Vegas. I
watched practically of all Erik's big fights - the wars with Marco Antonio
Barrera, the fights against Manny Pacquiao. Erik always fought hard and
with all his heart. That's who I want in my corner, someone who will give
me everything they have to beat Bradley."
Oscar De La Hoya President and Founder of Golden Boy Promotions is scheduled to attend the June 4 edition of LA FIGHT CLUB at the historic Belasco Theater in Downtown Los Angeles and will host a special meet and greet with fans prior to the televised bouts from 6:00 pm to 7:00 p.m. Fans with tickets to the event will have an opportunity to come by the upstairs ballroom, take a picture with The Golden Boy and have him sign boxing memorabilia.
In the main event, Puerto Rico's Jayson "Star" Velez (22-0-1, 16 KOs) of Juncos, will battle it out against Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico's Daniel "Huracan" Ramirez (11-1, 5 KOs), in a classic Puerto Rico vs. Mexico 10-round featherweight bout sure to excite fans. The co-main televised event features Los Angeles native Carlos "The Solution" Morales (7-1-3, 2 KOs) taking on Emmanuel Gonzalez (14-1, 7 KOs) of the Bronx, New York in an eight-round super bantamweight bout. Opening the telecast, Los Angeles favorite Christian "Chimpa" Gonzalez (9-0, 9 KOs) is scheduled to fight Darryl Hayes (3-4, 1 KOs) of Houston, Texas, in a six-round super-feather weight fight, and Rafael Gramajo (3-1-1, 2 KOs) also of Los Angeles is hoping to make airtime in a four-round super bantamweight fight against Pablo Cupul (4-16, 3 KOs) of Merida, Mexico.
Star Boxing's Chris Algieri Ready for Khan Tonight; Promoter DeGuardia Says Long Island Fighter Expects to "walk out of ring with hand raised". Spike TV will televise Welterweight Title Clash from Barclays Center
Star Boxing's Chris Algieri (20-1, 8 KOs) looked primed and ready to go
yesterday at Barclays Center, weighing-in at 146.6-pounds for this
evening's clash against Amir Khan (30-3, 19 KOs), beneath the 147-lb.
welterweight limit. Spike TV will televise the WBC Silver Welterweight
title clash at 9:00 PM/ET on the Premier Boxing Championship Series card.
Carl Frampton aims to take career to "next level"
Haymon will work as an adviser to The Jackal who will continue to be managed by Barry McGuigan and promoted by Cyclone Promotions.
2012 U.S. Olympian Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale (14-0, 13 KOs) battles Yasmany Consuegra (17-0, 14 KOs) in a matchup between two undefeated heavyweights that will kick off the Premier Boxing Champions on NBC telecast Saturday, June 6 from StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. with televised coverage beginning at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT. This eight round heavyweight attraction will support the afternoon’s main event, which pits former four-division world champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (32-3-1, 18 KOs) against Aron Martinez (19-3-1, 14 KOs). Also featured on the card is the 12-round featherweight showdown between Jesus Cuellar (26-1, 20 KOs) and Vic Darchinyan (40-7-1, 29 KOs).
Lateef Kayode 199.8 vs. Nick Kisner 199.8
Frank De Alba 129.3 – Bernardo Gomez Uribe 128.5
Thompson Boxing Promotions celebrates fifteen years with a card featuring
the always exciting Danny Roman (14-2-1, 5 KOs), a super bantamweight from
Los Angeles, versus Chris Martin (28-5-3, 9 KOs), a savvy tactician from
San Diego, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif.
by Jim McGrady
Undefeated junior flyweight Ali Raymi (25-0, 25 KO’s) was killed this past
weekend in Yemen, sources say he died as the result of an explosion in the
countries capital of Sana’a on Saturday.
Hall of Fame boxing announcer Al Bernstein will serve as play by play announcer and host of the telecast of the Four State Franchise Boxing Show on Saturday, May 30 at the Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Oklahoma. The syndicated broadcast will air on over the air television stations and on Cox cable throughout a number of Midwest states including Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma.
Joining Al on the broadcast as color commentator will be former World Lightweight Champion Sean O’Grady. Al said: “It will be great to work with Sean again—he is one of great ambassadors for the sport and a wonderful guy. I also love switching over to do play by play and host shows, so this will be extra fun. The Buffalo Run has a great tradition of excellent boxing shows and this new series will be no exception. I look forward to doing the telecast and getting a chance to interact with the boxing fans at this event.”
The boxing gem of Puerto Rico, undefeated No. 3 world-rated lightweight contender FELIX "El Diamante" VERDEJO, will be celebrating his upcoming HBO Boxing debut by pressing the flesh and throwing some leather for his fans in New York. He will make a two-hour special appearance at The Bronx Cultural Arts Festival (152nd Street, between Jackson and Unions Avenues), Tomorrow! Saturday, May 30, beginning at 1:00 p.m. ET. Verdejo will be taking the stage to answer questions followed by a meet & greet session where fans can get his autograph or pose for photos with him. He will end his day at the Festival with an hour-long public workout.
Promoted by Top Rank®, in association with All Star Boxing, Tecate and Madison Square Garden, remaining tickets to the Walters vs. Marriaga / Verdejo vs. Najera world championship boxing event, priced at $205, $105 and $55, can be purchased at the Madison Square Garden Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster charge by phone (866-858-0008), and online at www.ticketmaster.com and www.thegarden.com.
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