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Rios-Chaves Presser Quick Quotes

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By Karl Freitag Photos: Chris Farina / Top Rank The final press conference took place Thursday for Saturday night's expected welterweight war between ...

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Photos: Brandon Rios Media Day at Top Rank Gym

Photos: Brandon Rios Media Day at Top Rank Gym

Photos: Chris Farina/Top Rank Former world lightweight champion Brandon Rios gets ready to work out with trainer Robert Garcia during media day Wednesday ...

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Danny Garcia holds open media workout

Danny Garcia holds open media workout

Story & Photos by John DiSanto – PhillyBoxingHistory.com Junior welterweight champion Danny "Swift" Garcia, 28-0, 16 KOs, held an open training session ...

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Photos: Briggs and Klitschko nearly square off; Michael Moorer intervenes

Photos: Briggs and Klitschko nearly square off; Michael Moorer intervenes

Unified heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and the last U..S. heavyweight champion of the world Shannon Briggs nearly made a fight between them ...

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Benavidez blitzes Auraad, Valdez dominates Ruiz, McCumby shuts down Gbenga

Benavidez blitzes Auraad, Valdez dominates Ruiz, McCumby shuts down Gbenga

Photos: Mikey Williams / Top Rank Local welterweight hero Benavidez (21-0, 15 KOs), fighting for the first time at home since 2011, made ...

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Photos: Brandon Rios Media Day at Top Rank Gym

Photos: Brandon Rios Media Day

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Danny Garcia holds open media workout

Danny Garcia holds open media

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Photos: Briggs and Klitschko nearly square off; Michael Moorer intervenes

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Benavidez blitzes Auraad, Valdez dominates Ruiz, McCumby shuts down Gbenga

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Boxing News

Vazquez comeback details

On Saturday, October 10, the much anticipated return of Mexican superstar and former world junior feathereweight champion Israel “Magnifico” Vazquez, will finally occur as he takes on Angel Priolo in a ten-rounder at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles, California. Tickets $25-$200 go on sale Friday. The fight will be televised in Latin America, but no U.S. TV is scheduled. Vazquez (43-4, 31 KOs) has been sidelined since March of 2008 due to surgery for a detached retina. He will now campaign as a featherweight.



September 17th, 2009



Boxing News

Kessler, Ward in Oakland

Photo: Laura De la Torre

Photo: Laura De la Torre

By Bob Hough

WBA super middleweight world champion Mikkel Kessler and undefeated and #1 WBA contender Andre Ward met Thursday at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, site of their Nov. 21 fight, to discuss the match-up—part of the Super Six World Boxing Classic. Ward and Kessler were impeccably dressed and impeccably professional in relating confidence in themselves and respect for each other. After the cameras were turned off and Kessler was heading out, he made point of walking over to Ward, shaking his hand and wishing him good fortune in training camp.
Click here for more photos…



September 17th, 2009

Boxing Result

Playboy Bunnies and Boxing!

Big Joe Miranda

Big Joe Miranda

Francisco Salazar at ringside; Photos by “Big” Joe Miranda

The gracious Hugh Hefner and the Playboy Bunnies hosted the “Fight Night at the Playboy Mansion” at the Playboy Mansion in Beverly Hills, CA this past Friday as featherweight Eloy Perez won a hard-fought decision over Dannie Williams to capture the WBC USNBC super featherweight title. Click here to read the full report and see the Playboy Bunnies.



September 17th, 2009

Full Report

“A Night to Remember” Gallery

By Mark Vaz at Ringside, Photos by Emily Harney

It was “A Night to Remember” this past Friday as former IBO junior featherweight champion “Machine” Mike Oliver scored a hard-fought decision over former Guatemalan amateur star Castulo Gonzalez to capture the vacant New England and Eastern Boxing Association junior featherweight titles. Several more bouts featuring top New England talent were also showcased in the third installment of the fan-favorite “The Radisson Hotel Plymouth Harbor Fight Series” promoted by Jimmy Burchfield of Classic Entertainment and Sports. Click here for the full report and photogallery



September 17th, 2009

Boxing Result

Mabuza upsets Fedchenko!

By Dmitry Mikhalchuk (ringside), Anton Gorunov and Alexey Sukachev

In a huge upset, world-ranked Ukrainian and previously unbeaten light welterweight Sergey “Professor” Fedchenko (now 23-1, 11 KOs), who was ranked #7 by the WBO and #15 by the IBF lost both his perfect record and IBF Intercontinental title with a twelve-round majority decision to South African import Kaizer Mabuza (who moved up to 22-6-3, with 13 KOs) moments ago at Meteor sports arena in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine. (more…)



September 17th, 2009

Photo

Stacked undercard!

Photo by Chris Cozzone

Photo by Chris Cozzone

The six fighters who will be fighting the three PPV-televised bouts underneath the Floyd Mayweather vs. Juan Manuel Marquez main event Saturday night at the MGM in Las Vegas proclaimed their readiness at today’s press conference. In the co-main event, WBA World Featherweight Champion Chris John (42-0-2, 22 KOs) will defend his belt in a rematch with challenger Rocky Juarez (28-4-1, 20 KOs). In the second co-feature title bout,  for the WBO interim lightweight title, Michael Katsidis (25-2, 21 KOs) takes on Vicente Escobedo (21-1, 13 KOs). In the opener, ten rounds at featherweight, unbeaten Orlando Cruz (16-0, 7 KOs) will fight Cornelius Lock (18-4-1, 11 KOs). Stay tuned for a full report later today on the press conference. Pictured in photo, from left to right: Lock, Katsidis, John, Oscar De La Hoya, Juarez, Escobedo, Cruz.



September 17th, 2009

UFC

Trigg back in the spotlight

UFC 103 is LIVE on PPV Sept. 19!

Story by Anthony Springer Jr.

As the sport mixed martial arts gets bigger, thousands of men (and women) will enter gyms across the world in search of recognition and financial security. Of those thousands, the UFC keeps a couple hundred under contract at one time. Many men have had a shot in the Octagon. Some have gone on to become champions and others have blown the opportunity of a lifetime  . . . Click here for more

UFC 103: Franklin vs. Belfort is live on PPV, Saturday, Sept. 19 at 7 PM PT/10 PM ET: Click here for more



September 17th, 2009

Boxing News

Dawson-Johnson presser!

By Billy “Loops” Luppert

A press conference was held Wednesday at the XL Center in Hartford, CT to announce the highly anticipated November 7th rematch between undefeated two time world title holder “Bad” Chad Dawson of nearby New Haven CT, and former light heavyweight champion “The Road Warrior” Glen Johnson of Miami, FL. HBO will broadcast the event. (more…)



September 17th, 2009

Boxing News

Lora to make GSP debut

Undefeated welterweight contender Orlando Lora, who recently signed an exclusive promotional agreement with Gary Shaw Productions, will make his GSP debut tomorrow at the Chumash Casino Resort in Santa Ynez, Calif. Lora will take on veteran Hicklet Lau, in an eight-round welterweight rumble, on the non-televised undercard headlined by the 10-round heavyweight bout between undefeated contender Travis Kauffman (18-0, 15 KOs), and hard-punching Tony Grano (15-1-1, 12 KOs), and the eight-round bantamweight bout between Chris Avalos (11-0, 9 KOs), against Giovanni Caro (13-7-4, 11 KOs). Both main event fights will be televised live nationally on SHOWTIME’S “ShoBox: The New Generation,” beginning at 11 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast.) Lora (23-0-1, 18 KOs), of Culiacan, Mexico, and a member of Mexico’s 2000 Olympic squad, has knocked out 12 of his last 14 opponents.



September 17th, 2009

Announcement

Remillard takes aim at NABF belt

WBC Youth and USNBC champion Matt “Sharp Shooter” Remillard fights fellow unbeaten prospect Rafael “The Dominican Man” Lora for the vacant NABF featherweight title Saturday night in South Winsor, Connecticut. Remillard (18-0, 10 KOs), fighting out of neighboring Manchester, faces Lora (11-0, 5 KOs), WBC Caribbean Boxing Federation title-holder, in the 10-round main event. (more…)



September 17th, 2009

UFC

Diaz submits Guillard in two!

Photo by Josh Hodges, UFC

Photo by Josh Hodges, UFC

Results by Brady Crytzer

In the main event of the Ultimate Fight Night, The Ultimate Fighter 5 winner Nate Diaz survived an early striking onslaught to submit Melvin Guillard in the second round with a tight guillotine choke.

In its first appearance in Oklahoma City, the Ultimate Fighting Championship presented a crossroads fight between two of the most promising young lightweights in the sport. After an intense staredown, the fighters refused to touch gloves as things got underway. (more…)



September 17th, 2009

Boxing News

Sinyabi to defend SA 122 title

By Ron Jackson

Xoilise Macbute Sinyabi (12-1, 12 KOs) from Mdantsane makes the third defense of his South African junior featherweight title against Tendani Munyai (9-4-2, 6 KOs) of Limpopo at the Orient Theatre in East London on Friday night. (more…)



September 17th, 2009

Boxing News

Kirschenbaum, Steward honored

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On November 2, a ceremony will be held at the Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit in West Bloomfield, Michigan, to induct former State Boxing Commissioner Dr. Stuart E Kirschenbaum into the Michigan Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Also receiving an award that night will be legendary Kronk Gym Founder and HBO Analyst, Emanuel Steward, who will receive the Alvin Foon Humanitarian Award for his tremendous work as an ambassador of Michigan boxing worldwide. (more…)



September 17th, 2009

Boxing News

Sosa looking to the future

By Robert Coster

WBC light flyweight champion Edgar Sosa proved again on Tuesday night why he one of the best of his division with a convincing sixth round TKO of fifth ranked challenger Omar Soto of Puerto Rico. In front of a packed house at the Siglo XXI auditorium in Puebla, Sosa (37-5, 21 KOs) scored his 25th consecutive victory with a sixth round TKO over an opponent who proved to be elusive and cagey. In fact, at the end of the fourth round, Soto was actually ahead on two scorecards 39-37. “It took me time to figure him out,” said Sosa after the bout, “but my body blows have been the recipe to victory in my last fights.” What’s next for Edgar Sosa after this convincing performance? Stated manager Jacques Deschamps, “Edgar might yet make another title defense at the end of November. A rematch with Brian Viloria [whom Sosa defeated to win the title] is a definite possibility. After that, we are definitely looking for Edgar to move up and go after the WBC flyweight belt in 2010.”



September 17th, 2009

Boxing News

Pascal ready to defend

Only one week away from the first defense of his WBC World Light Heavyweight, Jean Pascal (23-1-0, 15 KO) has declared himself ready for mandatory challenger Silvio Branco (59-9-2 36KO) who arrives this Saturday. Pascal is extremely satisfied with his preparation for the Bell Centre matchup. “I’ve done everything that needed to be done to keep the Green belt around my waist next Friday night. I cut no corners, and training camp was excellent. I will be very surprised if my opponent stays standing for the full 12 rounds” stated the fighter who will be looking to make a statement and is more confident than ever. His trainer, Marc Ramsay, did not disagree! “Jean has gained an enormous amount confidence and maturity since winning the world title. In my opinion, his preparation is actually superior to that of the one where he beat Diaconu last June.” (more…)



September 17th, 2009

UFC

Griffin’s style made for wars

UFC 103 is LIVE on PPV Sept. 19!

Story by Anthony Springer Jr.

With a 13-2 record, it’s a foregone conclusion that a fight with Tyson Griffin will be far from an easy fight. There’s also a good chance that Griffin’s opponent will leave the arena with an extra check in hand  . . . Click here for more

UFC 103: Franklin vs. Belfort is live on PPV, Saturday, Sept. 19 at 7 PM PT/10 PM ET: Click here for more



September 17th, 2009

Boxing News

U.S. denies visa to Valero

By Gabriel F. Cordero

WBC world lightweight champion Edwin “El Inca” Valero (25-0, 25 KOs) of Venezuela has been denied the renewal of his work visa to be able to fight in the United States. “I have been a victim of discrimination by a situation that is clearly political,” stated Valero, who has often showed his admiration and friendship toward Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez. He was hoping to defend his world title against WBC super featherweight champion Humberto “Zorrita” Soto on Top Rank’s November 14 super card in Las Vegas featuring Manny Pacquiao vs Miguel Cotto. Valero will now instead defend his WBC belt on December 12 at El Nuevo Circo in Caracas, Venezuela. “Nobody will stop the career of Edwin Valero,” he added. “Please allow me to fight in the U.S., as I do in Venezuela, Europe or Asia. I am the champion and I have enough sporting merit to fight anywhere in the world.”



September 16th, 2009

Boxing News

Green-Jones inked for Sydney

By Craig Watt

It was announced at the Foxtel Television headquarters in Sydney, Australia today that seven time world champion Roy Jones Jr (54-5,40 KO’s) would be coming to Australia on December 2nd to take on IBO Cruiserweight champion Danny Green (27-3, 24 KO’s). The fight will be held at the Acer Arena, formerly the Sydney Superdome which was created at the heart of the Olympic Village for the 2000 Sydney Olympics. It has a capacity of 20,000 fans and represents one of the most impressive arenas in Australia. The 36 year old Green confirmed that his company Green Machine Boxing, in association with Square Ring Promotions and Events NSW will promote the event which is the biggest boxing match in Australian history. The contract for the fight was signed by both parties live at the press conference. (more…)



September 16th, 2009

Feature Story

Mayweather-Marquez final presser

Report & photos by Chris Cozzone

If you were expecting trash talk and drama at today’s final press conference, you might’ve left MGM’s Hollywood Theatre, in Las Vegas, feeling a bit cheated.

You would have, that is, if Roger Mayweather and Oscar De La Hoya had not been in attendance to keep the media at attention . . . . Click here for more



September 16th, 2009

Boxing News

WWE’s Triple H to walk with Mayweather

Floyd “Money” Mayweather is known for his extra special ring walks and he’ll deliver another fan special Saturday night when Triple H®, one of the “BIGGEST” names in World Wrestling Entertainment, accompanies the six-time world champion to the ring for his fight against the five-time world champion Juan Manuel Marquez at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and live on HBO Pay-Per-View®. (more…)



September 16th, 2009

UFC

UFC, Joe Hand extend agreement

Ultimate Fighting Championship® organization and Joe Hand Promotions, Inc. today announced an extension of their closed circuit television/Pay-Per-View agreement. In a multi-year deal, UFC® will maintain Joe Hand Promotions as its exclusive commercial distributor in the United States. (more…)



September 16th, 2009

Photo

Mayweather, Marquez face off

Photo by Chris Cozzone

Photo by Chris Cozzone

Photo: Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. and Juan Manuel “Dinomita” Marquez square off at the final press conference, held today in Las Vegas at MGM’s Hollywood Theatre. Stay tuned for a full report and more photos.



September 16th, 2009

Boxing News

Sidon cleared to fight

By Wolfgang Schiffbauer

Although he shared the ring with prospects like Odlanier Solis or Alexander Dimitrenko, German heavyweight champion Andreas Sidon won one of his hardest battles outside the ring. In April 2007, the BDB (German boxing federation) suspended Sidon after a devastating knockout loss to Solis after medical exams ruled the German unfit to fight. In addition, Sidon lost his national title. After a lengthy court-room battle, the District Court of Hamburg now reinstated Sidon’s license and ruled that Sidon should still be listed as Germany’s heavyweight champion. This decision was based on independent medical exams. Now, the court ruled that Sidon is not at any more harm during a boxing match than any other fighter. Therefore, Sidon is cleared to fight and can mount a comeback into the ring.



September 16th, 2009

Boxing News

Adamek-Golota Notes

Tickets went on sale yesterday in Lodz, Poland, for the match between the best Polish heavyweight in history, Andrew Golota, and the best non-heavyweight Polish fighter, Tomasz Adamek, which will take place on Saturday, Oct. 24 at Arena Lodz. “Tickets are now on sale and everything is on schedule for the Polish Fight of the Century,” promoter Zyggi Rozalski said. “Demand for this event in Poland is very high.” Tickets priced at $90, $55 and $27, with a limited number of premium seats available for $345, are available online at www.biletyna.pl, www.eventim.pl, www.ticketonline.pl and www.ebilet.pl. (more…)



September 16th, 2009

Boxing News

Sylvester-Lorenzo presser!

Photo: Sauerland Events

Photo: Sauerland Events

Rafael Farrait believes Saturday’s IBF middleweight title fight between top-ranked challengers Giovanni Lorenzo and Sebastian Sylvester will not go the distance. The two fighters clash for King Arthur Abraham’s belt following his move to super middleweight to participate in the Super Six World Boxing Classic. “It will be a very hard fight on Saturday,” Farrait said at today’s press conference in Neubrandenburg’s town hall. “Giovanni is very strong and throws great punches. He is also very fast. The fight will not go the distance.” (more…)



September 16th, 2009

Boxing News

Lopez-Mora Photo Report

Photo: Big Joe Miranda

Photo: Big Joe Miranda

By Francisco Salazar at ringside

Junior Welterweight Josesito Lopez’ fight plan against Anthony Mora was to go to the body and break him down. But, he did not expect it to happen that fast. Lopez earned a stoppage victory when Mora did not answer the bell to start the fourth round because of an injury in a scheduled eight round bout before a crowd of 1,400 last Friday at the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, CA. Click here for complete report



September 16th, 2009

Boxing News

Indiana Boxing this Saturday

By Johnny B’

UPDATE: The main-event has been changed. Nick Cook now awaits an opponent T.B.A. as his previously scheduled match with Dave Placencia was altered. Placencia is now preparing to face Nick’s brother Jason Cook. Also on the card will be undefeated Michigan welterweight Marcus Thompkins who sports a 4-0 record.
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Professional boxing returns to LaPorte, Indiana on Saturday at the Civic Auditorium as promoter Jeff Wilson showcases light heavyweight boxing brothers Nick and Jason Cook. Indiana’s top 175-pounder Nick Cook (15-1-2, 9 KOs) faces fellow Indiana pro Dave Placencia 5-5-1 in the evening’s main event. Ten four-rounders are scheduled on the undercard. One of those will feature Nick’s brother, who is also a light-heavyweight, Jason Cook. Jason is likewise is undefeated sporting an unblemished 3-0 record as he takes on journeyman Travis Richards 1-5.



September 16th, 2009

UFC

Emerson predicts a KO

Interview by David L. Hudson

In combat sports records can be quite deceiving. You can take a fighter with an undefeated record but it could be built on a row of tomato cans in boxing or mediocre opposition in low echelon promotions in MMA. Then, there are other fighters whose records are quite deceiving – they’ve consistently fought tough competition and have endured some losses . . . Click here for more

UFC Fight Night is live on SPIKE TV, Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 8 PM ET/PT: Click here for more info

UFC 103: Franklin vs. Belfort is live on PPV, Saturday, Sept. 19 at 7 PM PT/10 PM ET:Click here for more



September 16th, 2009

Boxing News

Branco inks Ndou, Vetyeka

Ron Jackson

Ron Jackson

By Ron Jackson

At a press conference held in Auckland Park near Johannesburg today, promoter Branco Milenkovic announced that Butityi Konki has joined forces with Branco Sports Productions. It was also announced that the company had signed contracts with former WBU lightweight champion Phillip Ndou and the current IBO bantamweight champion Simphiwe Vetyeka, and that Branco Sports Productions will promote their future fights. Former IBF junior featherweight champion Welcome Ncita and Vuyani Bungu the former IBF junior featherweight and IBO featherweight champion were also in attendance. Ncita will train Vetyeka and Bungu will look after Ndou. Milenkovic advised that Ndou will be fighting in the junior welterweight division and his first fight under their banner will be in November and that Vetyeka who will now move up to junior featherweight will possibly have his first fight in December.



September 16th, 2009

Boxing News

Pacman in San Diego

By Felipe Leon

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Photo: Chris Farina - Top Rank

Bob Arum of Top Rank along with famed trainer Freddie Roach brought their star pupil, the six divisional and current pound for pound #1 fighter in the word Manny Pacquiao (49-3-2, 37KO) to Petco Park, the home of the San Diego Padres, to celebrate Filipino Heritage Night and to announce “Firepower”, Pacquiao’s clash with current WBO welterweight champion Miguel Cotto (34-1, 27KO) slated for November 14th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV. “We started in Yankee Stadium in New York City and then headed to Puerto Rico. From there to San Francisco and then Beverly Hills, California and now Manny wanted to say hi to all his fans here in San Diego,” Arum stated to begin the press conference. Click here for more photos.



September 16th, 2009

Boxing News

Guzman-Funeka Purse Bid

By Lee Bates

Golden Boy Promotions has won the purse bid and the right to host the vacant IBF lightweight title bout between former two division world champion Joan Guzman (29-0, 17 KOs) and former world title challenger Ali Funeka (30-2-2, 25 KOs). The bout appears to be headed to the televised undercard of the November 28th rematch between IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (24-0, 19 KOs) and challenger Librade Andrade (28-2, 21 KOs) at the Pepsi Coliseum in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.



September 16th, 2009

Boxing News

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Everlast is offering a special 15% off discount and free shipping through Friday (September 18th). The code for Fightnews readers to use at checkout is “FN15″. If you’ve been thinking about picking up some new gear or apparel, or trying the new MX Pro, Protex3 or 1910 pro fight gloves, this is a good opportunity to save plus get free shipping. (More)



September 16th, 2009

UFC

UFC Fight Night TONIGHT

LIVE on SPIKE TV at 7pm CT/8pm ET/PT

For the first time in 15 years, the Ultimate Fighting Championship is on its way back to Oklahoma. Not since UFC 4 saw the legendary Royce Gracie defeat fellow Hall of Famer Dan Severn in 1994 has the world’s greatest mixed martial arts organization put on a show in the Sooner State. Headlining this event at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City will be a lightweight doubleheader that is guaranteed to shake up the 155-pound weight class. In the main event, The Ultimate Fighter season five winner Nate Diaz will square off against Louisiana knockout artist Melvin Guillard, while the highly-anticipated co-feature sees the return of Roger “El Matador” Huerta against unbeaten contender Gray “The Bully” Maynard. See the action LIVE on SPIKE TV at 7pm CT / 8pm ET and PT.



September 16th, 2009

Boxing Result

Nondqayi tops Arce, wins IBF belt

Soto, Solis victorious
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Photo: Rafael Soto Zanfer/Top Rank

In a clash for the vacant IBF super flyweight title, unbeaten Simphiwe Nondqayi (16-0, 6 KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over Jorge “Travieso” Arce (52-5-1. 40 KOs) on Tuesday night at the Plaza de Toros in Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Nondqayi was extremely sharp as he effectively countered the aggressive Arce. Arce showed his warrior’s heart and kept coming, but this was Nondqayi’s night. Scores were 117-112, 116-112, 117-111. There were several delays as rain water that leaked from an overhead canopy had to be removed from the ring at the outdoor venue. The bout was a grudge match as Nondqayi had previously defeated Arce’s brother and “Travieso” had vowed vengeance.
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WBC super featherweight champion Humberto “Zorrita” Soto (49-7-2, 32 KOs) scored a wild second round TKO over previously unbeaten Aristides Perez (15-1-1, 8 KOs). Both fighters went at it toe-to-toe in round two with Soto rocking, then flooring Perez. Perez beat the count, but the bout was waved off by referee Florentino Lopez. The time was 1:21. It was Soto’s third successful defense.
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Former IBF light flyweight champion Ulises “Archi” Solis (29-2-2, 20 KOs) won an eight round unanimous decision over Dirceo Cabarca (7-4, 3 KOs). Solis dropped Cabarca in round two with a left to the head and again in the sixth with a right hand on the jaw. Cabarca showed good recuperative powers and kept battling despite the two knockdowns. Scores were 80-70 on all cards. It was Solis’ first fight since losing his world title against Brian Viloria in April.
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September 16th, 2009

Boxing Result

Sosa KOs Soto, retains belt

WBC light flyweight champion Edgar Sosa (37-5, 20 KOs) made the tenth successful defense of his WBC belt with a sixth round KO over Omar Soto (14-5-1, 6 KOs) on Tuesday night at the Auditorio Siglo XXI in Puebla, Mexico. A big right hand left Soto crumpled in the corner.
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Unbeaten welterweight Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (29-0-1, 22 KOs) continued his reign of terror in the 147lb ranks, destroying Carlos Leonardo Herrera (21-2, 8 KOs) at 2:46 of round one. The 19-year-old Alvarez successfully defended his WBC Youth belt.



September 16th, 2009




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