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Boxing News

Weights from Minneapolis

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By Jesse Kelley

Caleb Truax 164 vs. Matt Vanda 164
Jon Schmidt 160 vs. Michael Faulk 160
Charles Meier 159 vs. Travis Perzynski 160
Mohammed Kayongo 145 vs. Gilbert Venegas 148
Tony Lee 143 vs. Leonard Overstreet 142
Jeremy McLaurin 134 vs. DeWayne Wisdom 132
Kenneth Glenn 158 vs. Damien Hill 156

Venue: Minneapolis Convention Center
Promoter: Omega Presents



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Boxing News

Gavin still unbeaten

Unbeaten British welterweight beltholder Frankie Gavin (15-0, 11 KOs) scored a seventh round TKO over Jason Welborn (11-2, 5 KOs) on Friday night at Walsall Town Hall in Walsall, England. The classy former amateur star Gavin punished Welborn and finally floored him in the seventh. Gavin then poured it on until referee Ian John-Lewis waved it off at 2:35.



January 18th, 2013

Boxing News

Complete Weights from Mohegan Sun

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Photo: Rich Graessle/Main Events

Sergey Kovalev 175 vs. Gabriel Campillo 175
Curtis Stevens 159 vs. Elvin Ayala 159
Jarrell Miller 286 vs. Joey Dawejko 242.75
Vladine Biosse 167 vs. Marcus Upshaw 164
Joseph Perez 130.25 vs. Jason Sosa 130.75
Shelito Vincent 121.5 vs. Nydia Feliciano 121
Jimmy Williams 153 vs. Noel Garcia 158
Ian James 134 vs. Edwin Cotto 132.25

Venue: Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut
Promoter: Main Events
TV: NBC Sports Network



January 18th, 2013

Boxing News

Weights from Tabasco

By Gabriel F. Cordero

Sergio “Yeyo” Thompson 129.8 vs Moises Castro ??
(WBC International super featherweight Silver title)
Robinson Castellanos 125.85 vs Édgar Ramirez 124.3
(WBC featherweight silver title)
Juan Pablo Sanchez 134.65 vs Giovanni Straffon 133.8
(WBC lightweight Mundo Hispano de America title)
Deontay Wilder 224.4 vs Matthew Greer 239.8
Ivan Morales 117.5 vs Patricio Camacho 116

Venue: Centro de Convenciones, Villa Hermosa, Tabasco
Promoter: Pepe Gomez and Golden Boy Promotions
TV: Televisa (Mexico) FOX Sports (delayed)
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January 18th, 2013

Scale Watch

At the scales in Ignacio, Colo.

At the scales for tomorrow night’s Prize Fight Promotions card at the Sky Ute Casino in Ignacio, Colorado:

Elco Garcia 156 vs. Rahman Yusubov 155.4
Tony Mack 164.4 vs. Joseph Hill 166.2
Joel Vargas 149 vs. Daniel Calazada 142
Angelo Leo 115 vs. Julio Gomez 114.2
Corey Richards 156.6 vs. Steve Victor 156.2
Hector Sanchez 131.8 vs. Omar Quevedo*
*Will weigh in late.
Henry Anaya III 167.8 vs. Samir Young 165.6



January 18th, 2013

UFC

UFC on FX at the scales

At the scales for UFC on FX 7, which is headlined by the five round middleweight bout between Vitor Belfort and Michael Bisping and the middleweight match between Daniel Sarafian and CB Dollaway, airing live on FX from Ibirapuera Arena in Sao Paulo, Brazil at 9pm ET / 6pm PT. Fans can also tune in to FUEL TV for six televised prelims at 6pm ET / 3pm PT, and those who “like” the UFC on Facebook can see the opening prelim bout at 5:35pm ET / 2:35pm PT.

MAIN EVENT
Michael Bisping (186) VS Vitor Belfort (185)

FX MAIN CARD
CB Dollaway (186) VS Daniel Sarafian (186)
Ben Rothwell (258) VS Gabriel Gonzaga (255)
Khabib Nurmagomedov (155) VS Thiago Tavares (155)

FUEL TV FIGHTS
Milton Vieira (146) vs Godofredo Pepey (145)
Andrew Craig (185) VS Ronny Markes (186)
Nik Lentz (145) vs Diego Nunes (145)
Lucas Martins (154) VS Edson Barboza (154)
Pedro Nobre (136) vs Yuri Alcantara (135)
Ildemar Alcantara (201) VS Wagner Prado (206)

ONLINE FIGHT
C.J. Keith (156*) VS Francisco Trinaldo (154.5)

*Made weight on his second attempt after an initial weight of 157
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Coming up next: UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping is live from Sao Paulo, Brazil, Saturday, January 19, at 6 PM PT/9 PM ET. Click here for more info.



January 18th, 2013

Boxing News

Weights from Guadalajara

By Gabriel F. Cordero

Mario “Yayo” Munoz 125.40 vs Cecilio Santos 123
Miguel “Mickey” Roman 129.80 vs Alejandro Barrera 129.80
Lucia Sanchez 121.70 vs Karina Gallegos 121.70
Hugo Trujillo 193.50 vs Jose Alberto Cabrera 206.80

Venue: Arena Jalisco, Guadalajara
Promoter: Promociones del Puebo
TV: Cadena 3 (Mexico)
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January 18th, 2013

Boxing News

Arreola-Stiverne venue named

After multiple postponements, a press conference has been called to officially announce that the March 9th WBC heavyweight world championship elimination bout between WBC #1 rated Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola and WBC #2 Bermane “B-Ware” Stiverne will take place at the Orange County Fair & Event Center in “The Hangar” in Costa Mesa, California. The bout will be televised on HBO. Arreola-Stiverne bout is promoted by Goossen Tutor Promotions in association with Don King Productions.



January 18th, 2013

Boxing News

Yuri Foreman ready for return

Photos: DiBella Entertainment/Ed Diller

Earlier today former WBA junior middleweight champion, Yuri Foreman (28-2, 8KO’s) participated in an open media workout at the Modell’s Sporting Goods flagship store in Times Square. Foreman will be making his much anticipated comeback next Wednesday, January 23, on the DiBella Entertainment card at BB King Blues Club in NYC. Foreman, who will be in action for the first time in nearly two years, is part of a 10-bout card featuring a number of DBE’s top up-and-coming prospects. Foreman is scheduled to take on Brandon Baue (12-8, 10KO’s) in a six-round junior middleweight special attraction bout. (more…)



January 18th, 2013

UFC

Don’t Miss Belfort vs Bisping Live Tomorrow Night

Belfort Battles Bisping Live On FX Tomorrow Night: The Octagon returns to Brazil with a five-round middleweight main event featuring Vitor Belfort and Michael Bisping, plus Daniel Sarafian vs CB Dollaway and Gabriel Gonzaga vs Ben Rothwell! UFC on FX live tomorrow night at 9pm ET / 6pm PT on FX

See The Prelims Live On FUEL TV & Facebook Tomorrow Night: The action begins on Facebook (LIKE the UFC on Facebook to see these fights for free) at 5:30pm ET / 2:30pm PT, then moves to FUEL TV for the rest of the prelims at 6pm ET / 3pm PT

Tickets On Sale Next Week For Jones vs Sonnen In New Jersey: Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen settle their grudge in the Octagon on Saturday, April 27th at the Prudential Center in Newark! Tickets for this battle of TUF coaches go on sale to UFC Fight Club members on Monday, January 21st at 10am ET - join today for first access to tickets

Road to the Octagon Premieres Tomorrow On FOX: Before they step into the Octagon in Chicago, see Demetrious Johnson, John Dodson, Rampage Jackson, Glover Teixeira, Anthony Pettis and Donald Cerrone prepare for their matchups on January 26th. Road to the Octagon premieres tomorrow at 5pm on FOX – check your local listings for details

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Coming up next: UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping is live from Sao Paulo, Brazil, Saturday, January 19, at 6 PM PT/9 PM ET. Click here for more info.



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