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Avanesyan beats Mosley by unanimous decision

Avanesyan beats Mosley by unanimous decision

By Karl Freitag Photos: Sumio Yamada WBA interim welterweight champion David "Ava" Avanesyan (22-1-1, 11 KOs) retained his title with a twelve round unanimous ...

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Titere Vazquez outpoints Bone over ten

Titere Vazquez outpoints Bone over ten

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Villasana shocks WBC #4 Saguilan

Villasana shocks WBC #4 Saguilan

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Verdejo thrills fans at Bronx Cultural Festival

Verdejo thrills fans at Bronx Cultural Festival

Photos: Peter Amador/Top Rank Undefeated WBO #2 rated lightweight contender Felix "El Diamante" Verdejo took a day away from his Puerto Rico-based training ...

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Bellew: Makabu cannot beat me

Bellew: Makabu cannot beat me

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Boxing News

Marquez ready for Ramos

By Gabriel F. Cordero

The three-time world champion Juan Manuel Marquez ended his training camp today in the Romanza Gym of Mexico City for his fight this Saturday against former WBA world champion Likar Ramos at the Plaza de Toros in Cancun. “I’m ready for this fight,” said Marquez. I had a good workout and I’m happy to fight in my own country. It fills us with joy and confidence to find the best conditions for the fight against Manny Pacquiao.”

Marquez traveled from Mexico City to Cancun with his Hall of Fame trainer “Nacho” Beristain, Raul de Anda and Jose Luis Zaragoza “All I have to say is I will win this fight and begin training for my next fight with Pacquiao. I have dreamed of this night for many years,” concluded Marquez.



July 12th, 2011

Photo

Magdaleno media day

Photo by Chris Cozzone

Photo: Undefeated NABF Super Featherweight Champion Diego Magdaleno (right) works out with brother Jessie (left) today at Barry’s Boxing Center as he prepares to defend his title against Alejandro Perez Friday,July 15 ,live on the 10th Anniversary of  SHOBOX : The New Generation. Stay tuned for more photos tonight.



July 12th, 2011


Feature Story

Adamek in black and white

Góral: Klitschko fight already started

By Przemek Garczarczyk
photos: Wojtek Kubik

Tomasz “Góral” Adamek (44-1, 28 KO), the WBC’s #1 ranked heavyweight, who on September 10 in Wroclaw (Poland) will challenge WBC titleholder Vitali Klitschko (42-2, 39 KO) for his title is already training for this fight in friendly confines of Bushkill in the Poconos Mountains. “For me and my trainer Roger Bloodworth this fight has already started. This is the second part of our preparations. More intense, with sparring sessions and closed doors for the media. There’s a new, tough sheriff in Bushkill and the Adamek Team – his name is Roger Bloodworth…”

For the last couple of weeks, first Adamek’s manager Zyggi Rozalski and then Bloodworth started to shield their fighter from the media. “Everybody will have their access when a time comes. Now there’s hard work to be done and we don’t need distractions,” said Bloodworth. (more…)



July 12th, 2011

Boxing News

Pavlik on SHOWTIME

Former World Middleweight Champion and the pride of Youngstown, Ohio, Kelly “The Ghost” Pavlik will headline a hometown fight card for the first time nearly two years when he takes on Darryl Cunningham in a 10-round super middleweight battle, Saturday, August 6, at the Covelli Centre in downtown Youngstown. The fight will be televised live on SHOWTIME on a special edition of ShoBox: The Next Generation, beginning at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast.)

Promoted by Top Rank, tickets to Pavlik vs. Cunningham, priced at $150 (ringside), $100 (VIP), $50 (Gold), and $25 (Silver), plus $2 facility fee, go on sale This Friday! July 15, at 10:00 a.m. ET. Tickets can be purchased at www.Ticketmaster.com, and by calling (800) 745-3000. Tickets can also be purchased at the Covelli Centre box office, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET. (more…)



July 12th, 2011


Boxing News

Englebrecht Named To Commission

Southern California boxing promoter Roy Englebrecht was named on July 1st to serve on the City of Newport Beach’s Parks, Beaches & Recreation Commission, as a PB&R Commissioner for a four year term. Englebrecht, a 38 year resident of Newport Beach will join the six other Commissioners in overseeing the miles of Newport coastline, the nearly 40 city parks, and the extensive city recreation program, advising the city council on all matters pertaining to these three specific areas. Englebrecht’s appointment was made by Newport Beach Mayor Michael Henn.



July 12th, 2011

Boxing News

New ShoBox co-feature

Russian-born Georgi Kevlishvili (8-2, 3 KOs) of Philadelphia will face unbeaten Casey “The Wizard” Ramos (13-0, 4 KOs) of Austin, Texas., in the new co-feature this Friday, July 15, on the 10th anniversary telecast of ShoBox: The New Generation live on SHOWTIME® (11:05 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast).

The 30-year-old Kevlishvili (pronounced kev-LISH-vuh-lee) stepped in after Joselito Collado withdrew from the eight-round junior lightweight bout late last week with the flu.

In the main event of a Top Rank-promoted event at Texas Station Gambling Hall & Hotel in Las Vegas, undefeated local favorite and world-ranked southpaw, Diego Magdaleno (19-0, 7 KOs), of Las Vegas, will defend his North American Boxing Federation (NABF) junior lightweight title against Alejandro “Alacran’’ Perez (15-2-1, 10 KOs), of Salinas, Calif. (more…)



July 12th, 2011

Boxing News

Huck unfazed by Garay comments

WBO Cruiserweight Champion Marco “Captain” Huck (32-1, 23 KOs) has refused to enter a dirty war of words with Hugo Hernan Garay (34-5, 18 KOs). After today´s press training, the 30-year-old Argentinian challenger shocked the journalists by predicting to “kill” his opponent on Saturday night. Huck would not comment on Garay’s harsh words. “I don´t care about his remarks,” he stated. “I will give my answer in the ring. With the support of my fans, I will make another exciting title defence. The belt remains in Germany! I will get married as world champion on July 30.”

Garay’s public work-out session was a short one which only featured some light shadow boxing. “We already know everything there is to know about him,” Huck’s coach Ulli Wegner said. “We have studied the tapes of his fights for hours. He is a strong and a very active fighter, so Marco needs to be on alert. Marco needs to stick to our game plan. Then he will leave the ring as the winner.”



July 12th, 2011

Boxing News

WBO announces officials

WBO president Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, announced today the referees and judges who will work on the three World Title fights to be held this Saturday, July 16, in Germany, United Kingdom and Hawaii.

MARCO HUCK VS HUGO HERNÁN GARAY
At the Olympia-Eissportzentrum in Munich, Germany, Cruiserweight Champion Marco Huck (32-1, 23 KOs), from Serbia, will defend for the seventh time his title against Argentinian Hugo Hernán Garay (34-5, 18 KOs) in a Sauerland Events presentation. For this bout the referee will be Luis Pabón from Puerto Rico, while the judges are Donald Trella and John Stewart from the USA and British, Mickey Vann. Supervisor will be Paco Valcárcel.

RICKY BURNS VS NICKY COOK

For the fight between British, Ricky Burns 31-2, 8 KOs) and former titlist Nicky Cook (30-2, 16 KOs) for the Burns’ Junior Lightweight Championship at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, United Kingdom, referee will be Phil Edwards, with the judges Dave Parris, Terry O’Connor and Richie Davies. WBO supervisor is Dennis Gilmartin for the bout presented by promtoter Frank Warren. This is the third title defense for Burns.

JULIO CÉSAR MIRANDA VS BRIAN VILORIA

Also, in a Promociones Zanfer presentation to be held at the Blaisdell Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, Flyweight Champion Julio César “Pingo” Miranda (35-5-1, 28 KOs), from Mexico, will defend for the fourth time his crown agains former champion Brian Viloria (28-3, 16 KOs). Referee will be veteran Joe Cortez, and judges are Robert Hoyle, Rubén García and Tamotsu Tomihara. WBO Supervisor is Leon Panoncillo Jr.



July 12th, 2011

UFC

UFC: Unofficial half-year awards

We’ve almost reached the end of the 2011 unofficial half-year awards season, and after counting down the upsets, knockouts, and submissions, it’s time to pick the fights that defined the first half of the year and made you say ‘this is why I’m a mixed martial arts fan.’ . . . Click here for more by Thomas Gerbasi, UFC.com

For more info on the UFC, visit www.UFC.com



July 12th, 2011

Boxing News

ShoBox: 10th Anniversary

“The most consistent launching pad for future champions for a full decade” ShoBox: The New Generation celebrates it’s 10 year anniversary with a live match between top prospects Diego Magdaleno and Alejandro Perez. Watch highlights from today’s boxing stars who made their bones on ShoBox including Chad Dawson, Ricky Hatton, Robert Guerrero, Kelly Pavlik, Kermit Cintron, Joan Guzman, Victor Ortiz, Paul Williams, Timothy Bradley, Carl Froch, Nonito Donaire, Andre Ward, and more.



July 12th, 2011

Boxing News

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez Update

By Pepe Rodriguez/WBC
Photo: Edison Reynoso/Canelo Promotions

Three weeks after he successfully defended the WBC world championship, Saul “El Canelo” Alvarez is already back in the gym ready to prepare his next defense. With little overweight, he ran with his trainer Edison Reynoso, yesterday morning. “Saul Alvarez is a professional, and he’s back in the practice room to start working,” said Reynoso. Alvarez, gave one of his best battles last June 18 in Guadalajara, where thousands of people in the VFG Arena witnessed the beating he gave to the experienced British, Ryan Rhodes, who technically knocked out at the end of the fight. Now the king of the super welterweight division, will held an optional defense for the next September 17, and the name of his opponent, as well as the meeting place, will be announced shortly by his promoter Oscar De La Hoya. “The most likely is that Saul Alvarez will defend his crown in the United States against one of the WBC top ten ranked,” said Reynoso. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has a professional record of 37 wins, 27 knockouts and one draw.



July 12th, 2011

Feature Story

Q&A: Zab Judah

Read what IBF junior welterweight champion Zab Judah has to say about camp just two weeks before his July 23 140lb world championship unification fight against WBA champion Amir Khan taking place at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. (more…)



July 12th, 2011

Feature Story

Q&A: Amir Khan

Read what WBA super lightweight champion Amir Khan has to say about camp just two weeks before his July 23 140lb world championship unification fight against IBF champion Zab Judah taking place at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. (more…)



July 12th, 2011

Boxing News

Perales headlines in Harlingen

By John Cannon

Most people would assume that the title of Marines Promotions upcoming show “Night of Knockouts” was called that for the plain and simple reason that the fighters will produce quite a few knockout punches.

Well, part of that notion is true. “There are two reasons I called the show ‘Night of Knockouts’,” said Julio Marines, president of Marines Promotions. “First of all, I feel the fighters will provide a ton of knockouts on that night. However, the second reason I called it the ‘Night of Knockouts’ is because a couple of the Playboy playmates will be in the house. I feel it’s going to be an exciting night for local boxing fans and what a better way to showcase a great show than to have knockout fighters and beauties in the ring.” (more…)



July 12th, 2011

Boxing News

Lonnie B in action

A possible swing bout on this week’s ESPN’s Friday Night Fights telecast could showcase light heavyweight prospect Lionell “Lonnie B” Thompson of Buffalo, NY. Thompson was a five-time New York State Golden Glove champion at 178 lbs and was ranked #2 by USA Boxing. While attending college the 25-year old started with a 4-0 record over a 17-month period beginning in 2009. A change in direction starting with a new trainer, Ross “The Boss” Thompson and an young upstart manager, Timothy Ziccardi, has lead Thompson (7-0, 5 KOs) going into his fourth fight in the last four months.



July 12th, 2011

UFC

Full Strikeforce card set for July 30

STRIKEFORCE® returns to Illinois for the first time since 2009 with one of its top fight cards of the year.  Having already announced the heavyweight super fight main event between Fedor “The Last Emperor” Emelianenko and Dan “Hendo” Henderson, STRIKEFORCE officials today confirmed the remainder of the loaded main card, which will air live on SHOWTIME at 10 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast) from the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill. (more…)



July 12th, 2011

Boxing Result

Hosono keeps Japanese belt

By Joe Koizumi

Once-beaten Japanese feather champ Satoshi Hosono (21-1, 15 KOs), 126, impressively kept his national belt as he quickly dropped game challenger Kazunori Takayama (19-8-4, 4 KOs), 126, with a vicious left uppercut to the face and battered him from all angles to prompt the referee’s intervention at 2:56 of the second round in a scheduled ten on Monday in Tokyo, Japan.

Hosono, making his third defense, who once failed to win the WBA 122-pound belt via unanimous decision to Poonsawat Kratindaeng-gym in January of the previous year, displayed his improvement in effectively scoring with short punches in the close quarter. Takayama, who couldn’t win the same 126-pound title by a close verdict to future WBA ruler Ryol-li Lee last year, attempted to land solid shots to the shorter champ from the long range, but absorbed the champ’s wicked combinations upstairs and downstairs. Hosono, handled by ex-WBA/WBC 105-pound champ Hideyuki Ohashi, is gunning for a shot at a world feather belt as he claims he’s a legitimate 126-pounder with his best speed and power. (more…)



July 11th, 2011

Boxing News

Olusegun-Chebah confirmed

The WBC Final Elimination bout between Ajose Olusegun and Ali Chebah has been confirmed. The WBC informs that the final elimination bout for the mandatory position in the super lightweight division, between # 2 Ajose Olusegun, of Nigeria, and # 6 Ali Chebah, of France, has been confirmed to be held on Saturday August 13th, 2011, in California, and will be promoted by DiBella Entertainment.



July 11th, 2011

Boxing News

Diaz to headline August 19

Hitz Boxing will return to the luxurious venue in the Horseshoe Casino, in Hammond, Indiana, on Friday, August 19 for a night of world-class boxing, featuring Chicago’s former WBC Lightweight Champion David Diaz in the main event. Diaz (36-3-1, 17 KOs) won the world championship in 2006 against Jose Armando Santa Cruz and successfully defended against all-time-great Erik Morales via unanimous decision before falling short in a valiant stand against pound-for-pound superstar Manny Pacquiao in an exciting high-profile showdown in 2008. Diaz also has victories over former world champions Jesus Chavez and Ener Julio. (more…)



July 11th, 2011

Boxing News

Rigondeaux targets Ramos

No sooner had new WBA Super Bantamweight Champion Rico “Suavecito” Ramos had his arm raised victoriously after his seventh-round knockout of defending champion Akishumni Shimoda last Saturday night in Atlantic City, WBA Interim titlist Guillermo “The Jackal” Rigondeaux issued an instant challenge to the 24-year-old Ramos for a supreme 122-pound showdown.

The Shimoda-Ramos fight was on the verge of being called off when Rigondeaux’ Irish manager, Gary Hyde, through renown boxing lawyer Patrick English, lodged an objection to the WBA. The action resulted in the promoters for both Shimoda and Ramos being instructed to make a deal with Team Rigondeaux or their fight wouldn’t be sanctioned. (more…)



July 11th, 2011

Boxing News

Delvin set for 154lb debut

Long-time welterweight contender, and former world title challenger, Delvin Rodriguez, will step up in weight to face jr. middleweight Pawel “Raging Bull” Wolak (29-1, 19KO’s) in the main event bout of the evening on ESPN’s “Friday Night Fights”. The bout, which will take place at New York City’s famed Roseland Ballroom, is promoted by Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing and is scheduled for ten rounds.

“This is my opportunity to erase everything bad that has happened the past few years, and put myself right back into the spotlight,” stated Rodriguez. “I can’t change what happened in the past, that’s something that I don’t have any control over and honestly I’m tired of talking about it. What I do have control over though is the fight on July 15th. A win against Pawel, who is coming off the biggest win of his career, and is rated in all of the four sanctioning bodies, puts me right back into the mix, and there is no way that I am letting that opportunity pass me by.” (more…)



July 11th, 2011

Boxing News

Lara camp wants rematch

After the controversial decision handed down in Atlantic City on Saturday night, Erislandy Lara and his team are hoping to get a rematch against former world champion Paul Williams. “It was a good fight, but I don’t know what the judges saw,” said Lara. “I definitely want the rematch with Williams.” Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer added “We hope that Williams and his promoter Dan Goossen will give Lara a much-deserved rematch to settle the controversy that has erupted since Saturday night’s decision. If Williams chooses not to fight Lara again, Erislandy is ready to fight anyone, anywhere and at any time and we will make sure they he gets the opportunities he deserves in the wake of his spectacular performance in Atlantic City.”

Lara, who suffered a small facial fracture in the bout which caused noticeable swelling during the bout, will not be able to train for six to eight weeks.



July 11th, 2011

Boxing News

Huck arrives in Munich

Photo: Team Sauerland

WBO Cruiserweight Champion Marco Huck (32-1, 23 KOs) has arrived in Munich where he will put his belt on the line against Hugo Hernan Garay (34-5, 18 KOs) on Saturday. “It will be an exciting week,” Huck promised. “I can promise my fans another spectacular performance and an exciting victory. Let’s get it on.”



July 11th, 2011

Boxing News

Colonel calls Rios-Antillon

By Benny Ricardo

The pipes were clear; the energy through the roof and the main event took place right where he likes it, in his kill zone area. The Colonel, Bob Sheridan, was back on the air calling another championship fight that is rapidly nearing the thousand mark. Top Rank’s Director of TV production, Marty Corwin told the Colonel “You were in mid-season form, it was like you never left.” (more…)



July 11th, 2011

Boxing News

Williams-Lara Update

Photo: Mariano A. Agmi

The New Jersey Athletic Control Board has no plans to review or change the result of Saturday’s controversial fight between former two-division world champion Paul Williams and Erislandy Lara, although commissioner Aaron Davis will discuss the scoring with judges Al Bennett (114-114), Don Givens (115-114) and Hilton Whitaker III (116-114). HBO’s Harold Lederman scored it 117-111 for Lara.

Williams was busy as usual, throwing 1047 punches to Lara’s 530. But Lara connected at a 49% clip while Williams landed 21% and Lara repeatedly landed the cleaner shots.

Bennett and Whitaker both had Williams ahead by one entering the final round, while Givens had “The Punisher” leading by two. Whitaker and Givens both scored round twelve 10-10, with Bennett giving the final stanza to Lara. Click here to see the actual master scorecard up close



July 11th, 2011

Boxing News

Jhonny G. wants the best

By Gabriel F. Cordero

WBC featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez is satisfied with his fourth round KO of challenger Tomas Villa in his first 126lb title defense. “I think Gamboa was expected in September, but now he says he’s going with Daniel Ponce De Leon,” said Gonzalez. “I want to face the best in the featherweight division and hopefully I’ll get an opportunity against Juan Manuel Lopez, Orlando Salido, Rafael Marquez, Yuriorkis Gamboa and others. It was a good win but I feel that I’m ready for greater challenges.”

Promoter Oswlado Kuchle of Promociones del Pueblo added, “We’re trying to find the best opportunities. Johnny G has shown that he’s back at the top of world boxing and we’re negotiating with those in that top category to face the best.”



July 11th, 2011

Boxing News

Muhammad Rachman Update

By Jeff Pamungkas

The oldest minimumweight world champion in history, Muhammad Rachman (39 years, 64-10-5, 33 KOs) stated that he’s ready to defend his title against the WBA 11th rated contender Pornsawan Porpramook (22-3-1, 16 KOs) of Thailand, scheduled on July 30 at POPKI Sports Hall in Cibubur, Indonesia (about 1 hour driving from the capitol of Jakarta). “I’m still self-trained, and I admit that the preparation for this fight must be better than the previous one, because I know I’m getting older everyday,” said Rachman who trains it the garage of his home in Blitar. “I am the trainer myself, and I’m assisted by a young boxer for sparring and doing the padwork.” (more…)



July 11th, 2011

Feature Story

Wolak works hard and talks hard

"My fights are never boring"

By Przemek Garczarczyk
Photos: Wojtek Kubik

Pawel “Raging Bull” Wolak (29-1, 19 KOs), who on July 15 in New York’s famous Roseland Boardwalk will fight another fan favorite Delvin Rodriguez (25-2, 14 KOs), both works hard and talks hard. “Six weeks of hard training, at least 90 minutes a day. It was a very effective training camp – no ounce of energy was wasted. I need all of this energy in the ring,” said Wolak working at Global Boxing Gym in North Bergen, New Jersey. The Wolak-Rodriguez fight will be televised as a main event during ESPN2’s “Friday Night Fights” series. (more…)



July 11th, 2011

Announcement

Jake LaMotta hits 90

By Gabriel F. Cordero

Former middleweight champion Jake LaMotta, the famous “Raging Bull,” celebrated his 90th birthday Sunday. LaMotta (83-29-4, 30 KOs) was a conteroversial figure both inside and outside the ring and later became an icon of cinema in the film Raging Bull, starring Robert de Niro. He was the first man to defeat Sugar Ray Robinson.



July 11th, 2011

Boxing News

Katsidis back in training

Michael Katsidis “The Great” has overcome a nasty flu to step back in the ring on the weekend, sparring current Australian lightweight champion Brett Smith over six rounds. Katsidis was bed ridden last week forcing him to cancel a media sparring day he had planned on the Gold Coast.

“It was always a concern but we are happy with the way Michael has recovered after a good rest,” said his Manager-Trainer Brendon Smith. “As much as he (Katsidis) is on a great vitamin and immunity program sometimes it just cannot be avoided…there is so much flu getting around this time of year, it’s better to get it out of the way now, rather than come down with it closer to the fight. “Michael boxed OK with Brett (Smith) on Saturday and I consider that session to be a bonus as I never expected to have Michael box until tonight… he is in pretty good shape and is recovering well, we are on track for August 13.” (more…)



July 11th, 2011

Boxing News

Linares-DeMarco for WBC title?

By Gabriel F. Cordero

WBC executive director Mexican Mauricio Sulaiman has mentioned the possibility that the former two-division world champion Jorge “Niño de Oro” Linares and Antonio DeMarco cound fight for the WBC lightweight title which is now vacant and after the announcement by champion Humberto “Zorrita” Soto that he is moving up in weight. Word is that the WBC has opened a free negotiation period and the camps have until August 5 to reach a deal before a purse bid is ordered. This hasn’t been confirmed, however.



July 11th, 2011

Boxing News

Cronjie returns July 20

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing

Australian based South African cruiserweight Pieter Cronjie (12-4-1, 8 KOs) will be back in action on the undercard of the Danny Green vs Antonio Tarver IBO world title bout when he will clash with former WBO cruiserweight challenger Mohammed Azzaoui(26-6-3, 8 KOs) of New Zealand on July 20 at the Sydney Entertainment Centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia. (more…)



July 11th, 2011

Boxing News

Ex-boxer opens London gym

Boxing and fitness coach Faisal Mohammed has opened a boutique personal training gym in Notting Hill, London. Faisal switched from kickboxing champion to boxing, turning professional with Frank Warren. After seven straight victories, six of those coming inside the distance, disaster struck Faisal’s promising career as he was diagnosed with high blood pressure during a routine check-up. The British Boxing Board deemed it was too dangerous for him to continue in the sport. “At first I was very disappointed but then I decided to turn this sporting setback into my next challenge,” Faisal said. “I transformed my energy towards providing world-class training on a personal basis. I am combining training methods that led me to world championship glory along with a unique approach to physical exercise.”



July 11th, 2011

Full Report

Report/gallery: Rios vs. Antillon

Ringside by Francisco Salazar and Miguel Maravilla
Photos by “Big” Joe Miranda

It had all the makings of a classic war between two heated rivals: Brandon Rios and Urbano Antillon unleashing hooks and crosses of insults to one another, further making the media and fight fans drool over the anticipation of a potential of a fight of the year candidate bout.

Albeit it was brief, the fight did live up to the expectations of fight-hungry boxing fans . . . click here for more



July 11th, 2011

Boxing News

Rios-Antillon video highlights

From the opening bell, bitter rivals Brandon Rios and Urbano Antillon launched into a multi-round slugfest. SHOWTIME Sports and Al Bernstein present the official recap of the July 9th Rios vs. Antillon title match, plus highlights from the action-packed Cintron vs. Molina undercard.



July 10th, 2011




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