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Training Camp Notes: Blake “Il Capo” Caparello Is Ready To Take On Krusher

by on Jul.22, 2014, under Press Releases

 

"Il Capo" Photo Courtesy of: DiBella Entertainment

“Il Capo”
Photo Courtesy of:
DiBella Entertainment

Australia -  As all eyes are on Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (24-0-1, 22 KOs) and the possibility of a unification fight with Bernard “Alien” Hopkins later this year, Blake “Il Capo” Caparello (19-0-1, 6 KOs) sees everyone in the boxing community forgetting about the undefeated southpaw from Australia who is challenging Kovalev for his WBO Light Heavyweight World Title August 2 at Revel in Atlantic City, NJ. 

Fans and the media alike are mesmerized by Kovalev’s ability to knockout the majority of his opponents, but Caparello has the ability to go the distance and that could prove troublesome for Krusher, who has never gone more than 8 rounds (and has only done that once in his career:  against Darnell Boone on Oct. 9, 2010).  Blake is no stranger to lasting deep into the later rounds of a fight, with 14 of his 20 career professional bouts going the distance.  He has four complete 12-round fights and five complete 10-round fights. (continue reading…)

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Daughter of Two-Time World Champion Steve “USS” Cunningham Continues to Fight and is Put on Heart Transplant List

by on Jul.22, 2014, under Press Releases

 

Kennedy & Steve Cunningham -  Photo Courtesy of: The Cunningham Family

Kennedy & Steve Cunningham -
Photo Courtesy of:
The Cunningham Family

Fundraiser set up to help offset mounting medical costs and accommodations to be close to hospital in Pittsburgh
 

Philadelphia – America was introduced to Kennedy Cunningham when her father first fought on NBC back in December of 2012 when he faced Tomasz Adamek in that epic battle, we learned that she suffered from a severed heart condition called HLHS.
 
In April when Steve fought Amir Mansour on NBC Sports, the family had just received heart breaking news when they we told that Kennedy was not a candidate for heart transplant as they had hoped.
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Gennady Golovkin Hits Times Square in Anticipation of Saturday’s Showdown vs. Geale!

by on Jul.22, 2014, under Boxing News

Gennady Golovkin and a "friend outside Madison Square Garden (photo courtesy of K-2 Promotions)

Gennady Golovkin and a “friend outside Madison Square Garden (photo courtesy of K-2 Promotions)

 

NEW YORK CITY,  July 21, 2014 — First stop for World Middleweight Champion GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN on Monday afternoon when he arrived in New York City was to check out the massive billboard in Times Square for his highly anticipated World Middleweight Championship against two-time world champion DANIEL “The Real Deal” GEALE, this Saturday, July 26 at The Mecca of Boxing, Madison Square Garden and LIVE on HBO World Championship Boxing ® beginning at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT.

Amidst a huge crowd of fans and supporters, Golovkin took photos and signed autographs before heading to his headquarters for fight week. (continue reading…)

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VIP Packages Still Available for Golovkin vs. Geale at Madison Square Garden

by on Jul.21, 2014, under Boxing News

Golovkin towels down after a recent workout.

WBA and IBO Middleweight Champion Golovkin towels down after a recent workout.

NEW YORK CITY, July 21, 2014 – Just days away from the highly anticipated World Middleweight Championship between GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN and two-time world champion DANIEL “The Real Deal” GEALE, Madison Square Garden is still offering a limited number of Golovkin vs. Geale VIP Package’s for the event. (continue reading…)

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Mercito Gesta forces Luis Arceo to quit after 7 one sided rounds

by on Jul.21, 2014, under Boxing News

Report by Chris Morgan

 

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, July, 18, 2014 — Paco Presents in association with Golden Boy promotions made boxing’s return to Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco a successful one with a passionate sellout crowd at the Longshoreman’s Hall.

The headliner of the night featured San Diegan by way of Cebu, Philippines Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta vs tough Tijuana veteran Luis “El Vampiro” Arceo. The first round and a half featured a somewhat tentative and possibly ring rusty Mercito back pedaling around the ring throwing 1 shot at a time. Luis stalked forward on spindly legs throwing long right hands, some landing and most missing. At the end of the second round, Mercito rocked Luis with a southpaw straight left then teed off for 15 seconds, folding Luis into the ropes, which Luis used to bounce back and blast Mercito with a hard right at the bell. (continue reading…)

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