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November 27, 2014

HAPPY THANKSGIVING

 

 

 

 

November 26, 2014

WBC CONVENTION INFO

 

 

Don't miss your favorite fighters and WBC champions at the 2014 WBC Convention at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, December 14-20

 

WATCH FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE

 

TERENCE CRAWFORD and RAY BELTRAN

FINAL NEWS CONFERENCE

WBO LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE BATTLE

 

Today!  Wednesday, November 26 at Noon CT

CenturyLink Center Omaha

 

Streamed Live via www.toprank.tv  

1:00 P.M. ET / 10:00 A.M. PT 

 

Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) lightweight world champion TERENCE "Bud" CRAWFORD, Omaha's favorite son, and No. 1 contender and mandatory challenger RAY BELTRAN, of Mexico, will host their final news conference before they rumble for Crawford's World Lightweight title Today! Wednesday, November 26, at the CenturyLink Center in Grand Ballroom A (455 North 10th St., Omaha, Neb. 68102). The news conference will begin at Noon CT, with doors opening at 11:30 a.m. CT.

 

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MICHELE CHONG

Thompson Boxing's "Locked 'N Loaded"
Aims High

Ontario Closes Out 2014 Series
By Michele Chong

 

It was a night of fisticuffs at Thompson Boxing Promotions' "Locked 'N Loaded" show held Friday at the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. Southern California fight fans came out to watch the last show of 2014 presented by the Inland Empire promotional company.
With the holidays upon us, boxing matches will take a brief backseat as the fighters get to enjoy Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Eve with their families. But first, it was time for one last night of hard-hitting action as resident/Promoter Ken Thompson and General Manager/Matchmaker Alex Camponova celebrate Thompson Boxing's 14 years of promoting live boxing. Always aiming high, Thompson Boxing prides itself on presenting competitive and entertaining matchups.

 

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IS JESSIE VARGAS NEXT??

 

Manny Pacquiao's next fight?
Jessie Vargas makes his case if Mayweather bout doesn't happen
By Anton Tabuena
BloodyElbow.com

 

Following his dominant win over Chris Algieri, Manny Pacquiao had strong words towards Floyd Mayweather as he called for the long over boxing mega-fight. There's a renewed optimism that the bout will finally push through, but as fight fans have come to realize the past few years, it's far from a sure thing.
If that bout doesn't materialize though, who is next for Manny Pacquiao? Freddie Roach has expressed interest in a bout against Danny Garcia, although there's another champion at 140 lbs who is also angling for the bout. Here's undefeated WBA champion Jessie Vargas making his case for the bout shortly after his impressive title defense at the Pacquiao vs. Algieri undercard:

 

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BIGGER IS BETTER

 

 

DEC. 13 "ROYAL BATTLE: KHAN VS. ALEXANDER" ELEVATED TO FOUR-FIGHT SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® TELECASTWITH ADDITION OF TWO STELLAR MATCHUPS FROM MGM GRAND
IN LAS VEGAS:

 

ABNER MARES VS. JOSE RAMIREZ

JERMALL CHARLO VS. LENNY BOTTAI

 

PLUS, SHOWTIME EXTREME® AND NON-TELEVISED BOUTS ANNOUNCED

 

With the holiday season fast approaching, boxing fans will have plenty to celebrate at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, Dec. 13, as the star-studded "ROYAL BATTLE: Khan vs. Alexander" has grown to a quadrupleheader. Added to the previously announced SHOWTIME telecast will be a 10-round featherweight bout featuring former three-division world champion Abner Mares (27-1-1, 14 KOs) against Mexico's Jose Ramirez (24-3-2, 15 KOs), and opening the live SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING portion of the event at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT will be a 12-round IBF Title Elimination bout between unbeaten Jermall Charlo (19-0, 15 KOs) and Italy's Lenny Bottai (22-2, 9 KOs).

Headlined by the high-stakes 12-round welterweight matchups between British superstar and former unified super lightweight world champion Amir "King" Khan and former two-division world champion Devon Alexander "The Great," and featuring the interim WBA Welterweight World Championship 12-round title fight between Keith "One Time" Thurman against Leonard "The Lion" Bundu, the live SHOWTIME event will offer a full night of boxing action

 

Full Story, line up and Ticket Info

 

SPECIAL BLACK FRIDAY DEAL

 

OFFERS 2 FOR 1 TICKETS!

 

 

GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS GIVES FIGHT FANS SOMETHING TO BE THANKFUL FOR THIS HOLIDAY SEASON WITH BARGAIN TICKETS FOR DECEMBER 6 AT BARCLAYS CENTER

 

TICKETS START AT $15 FOR A STACKED CARD HEADLINED BY CANADIAN STAR DAVID LEMIUEX VS.  PHILADELPHIA BRAWLER GABRIEL ROSADO

 

As a special treat for boxing fans, Golden Boy Promotions is offering the deal of the holiday season with a full night of exciting fights on Saturday, Dec. 6 at Barclays Center with reasonably priced tickets starting at $15 dollars.
In addition, Golden Boy Promotions will also offer a special Black Friday deal with two tickets for the price of one. This includes all tickets between $25 and $80. Black Friday tickets will be available at 12 a.m. ET on Friday, Nov. 28 with the deal open until 12 a.m. ET on Saturday, Nov. 29.

 

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FIGHT CLUB OC CLOSES OUT 2014

 

 

Fight Club OC Closes Out 2014
With An All Boxing Fight Card


All Undefeated Fighters Featured
On December 4th Fight Club OC Show
 

14 athletes will be working off some of their Thanksgiving meal when they all meet on the Fight Club OC show set for Thursday, December 4th in The Hangar at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa.

That's right, seven, count'em, seven big pro bouts will highlight the final Fight Club OC show of 2014, and it will be a good one. All seven featured fighters are undefeated and they all will look to be ending their 2014 season on a winning note.

 

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FRACTURED THUMB MAY BE A BLESSING

 

Fractured thumb May be silver lining for

Antonio 'Magic Man' Tarver

 

A fractured thumb that forced the cancellation of his scheduled September 29th fight with veteran Johnathan Banks (29-2-1, 19 KOs) may prove to have had a silver lining for 5-time world light heavyweight champion and 1996 U.S. Olympian Antonio "Magic Man" Tarver (30-6, 21 KOs).
The determined and still dangerous southpaw, who turned 46 this past Friday, squares-off Dec. 11 against Banks in a 10-round heavyweight fight, on a Goossen Promotions card, airing live on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes from Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California.
 

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November 25, 2014

TURKEY GIVEAWAY

 

 

Kings County (California) Supervisor Richard Valle (L),  Jose Ramirez (R) and his team get together to knock out hunger TODAY (Tuesday, Nov 25) with “Operation Gobble,” a program to provide Thanksgiving turkeys and dinners to Avenal, California families in need.

Location: Avenal Veterans Hall, 108 W. King St.
Event starts 2:00 PM
Cars will start lining up at 1:15 PM

In what has become an annual tradition for District 2, Valle, Ramirez and his team plan to give away approximately 520 turkeys and dinners to families throughout the district at events in Corcoran, Home Garden, Avenal, and Kettleman City. The CrisCom Company, Western States Petroleum Association, and Waste Management, contributed to the effort.

 

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FLOYD OFFERED $100M

 

PACQUIAO OFFERED $80M

 

story by Nick Giongco and Joseph Jubelag
Manila Bulletin

 

Manny Pacquiao arrived home to a hero’s welcome Monday and said a fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. might happen in May next year with him getting a guaranteed prize of $80 million.
Mayweather, on the other hand, will get $100 million.
How much each fighter will get from the pay-per-view proceeds has not been ascertained but if the bout happens, this is expected to be the richest fight in the history of boxing.

 

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GGG VS MARTIN MURRAY

 

 

Unbeaten WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin received a hero’s welcome in his native Kazakhstan over the weekend. On Friday Golovkin (31-0, 28 KOs) addressed a massive crowd of supporters at Nazarbayev University in the capital city of Astana. On Saturday, GGG held a formal press conference in Astana to discuss with the local media his upcoming world title defense against Martin Murray slated for Saturday, February 21st in Monte Carlo.
“Martin is a worthy opponent and is the number one middleweight in Europe as of today,” stated Golovkin. “I think it will be a fierce fight. He proved to be a very strong boxer during his last fight with Spada.”
 

VIDEO ALERT WITH KEITH THURMAN

 

 

"Getting knockouts and creating knockouts, that's what 'One Time' is all about"
 Keith Thurman

 

One of boxing's brightest young stars, hard-hitting interim WBA Welterweight World Champion Keith "One Time" Thurman (23-0, 21 KOs) continues to call out the top fighters at 147 pounds.  A crowd-pleasing boxer with exceptional power, Thurman is arguably boxing's most feared and avoided fighter with a host of former world champions among those reluctant to face him.  Check out this video to see some of the KO artist's greatest hits and don't miss Thurman's return to the ring against fellow unbeaten European star Leonard Bundu (31-0-2, 11 KOs) on Saturday, Dec. 13, live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT). 

 

Watch this video:
http://s.sho.com/11kN7Vx

  

DE LA HOYA KICKS OFF GIVEAWAYS

 


photo Tom Hogan/hoganphotos/Golden Boy

 

Golden Boy Promotions Founder and President Oscar De La Hoya has officially kicked off his namesake Foundation's 2014 season of giving with two events focused on giving back to the community.

On Friday, Nov. 21, the Oscar De La Hoya Foundation in association with the California Municipal Finance Authority donated new, state-of-the-art boxing equipment to the youth that train at the Santa Ana Boxing Club in Santa Ana, Calif. De La Hoya was on-hand to present the donation, interact with the gym's youth and encouraged them to train hard in school and at the gym.

"This is where you learn discipline," De La Hoya said to the youth at Santa Ana Boxing Club before presenting the new equipment. "Boxing gives you a sense of empowerment. It makes you feel confident. It makes you be humble. That's what boxing did for me." 

 

Full Story and Photos

 

CRAWFORD HELPS WITH TURKEYS

 

Photo Chris Farina/Top Tank

 

WBO Lightweight champion Terence Crawford (ctr), "the Pride of Omaha" gives away free Thanksgiving turkeys to hundreds of Omaha residents on Tuesday. Crawford is ready for his upcoming world title defense against No. 1 contender and mandatory challenger Ray Beltran of Mexico.
Promoted by Top Rank®, in association with Tecate, Crawford vs. Beltran will take place during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend on Saturday, November 29, at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, NE. It will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark.

 

LEWKOWICZ SIGNS LLANES

 

 

Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing is proud to announce the signing of lightweight prospect Jairo "Jimmy" Llanes (7-0-1, 6 KOs) to a long-term exclusive promotional contract.

From a fighting family, Llanes, from Los Mochis Sinaloa, Mexico, is the son of former Mexican Junior Middleweight and Middleweight Champion, as well as world title challenger, Jaime Llanes, who was stopped in seven rounds by then-WBO champion Verno Phillips in 1994.

In fact, Llanes says he dedicates his career to his father who, due to his bad lifestyle and partying habits, wasted what could have been a great a career. He has vowed not to follow in his father's footsteps.

20-year-old Llanes will make his debut under the Sampson Boxing banner on Friday, December 5 at the Arena Union in Los Mochis, when the takes on fellow Mexican Mao Corona in a six-round battle.

"Jimmy is a very talented prospect and is already very popular in his native Los Mochis," said Sampson Lewkowicz. "He is the third fighter brought to me by my trusted advisor in Mexico, Fernando Dominguez from Dominguez Promotions (along with Jorge Cota and Hugo "Cuatito" Ruiz). Fernando is my right-hand man in the country and he says this young fighter has what it takes."

 

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