Archive for July, 2011
DENVER, CO, July 29, 2011 — Mike Alvarado(L) scores a 10-round unanimous decision over former Mexican champion Gabriel Martinez(R) to remain undefeated at 31-0, and win IBF Latino belt Saturday at the Softball Country Arena in Denver,Co. — Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank, copyright 2011
DENVER, CO, July 29, 2011 — Roberto Marroquin(R) wins an 8-round unanimous decision over Jose Beranza Saturday at the Softball Country Arena in Denver,Co. — Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank, copyright 2011 (continue reading…)
LAS VEGAS, NV, July 29, 2011 — Las Vegas fight fans were treated to a night of explosive boxing action with a seven-fight card Golden Boy Promotions, KZ Event Productions and Don Chargin Promotions from the South Point Hotel and Casino. If you missed the live action or TeleFutura “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” broadcast, below is a summary of the results:
Beibut Shumenov defeated Danny Santiago by TKO 9 (continue reading…)
B.J. Flores Thrills Hometown Fans Will Fifth Round Stoppage Over Nick Iannuzzi to Win NABA and Interim NABO Cruiserweight Titles
SPRINGFIELD, MO, July 28, 2011 — Once-beaten Cruiserweight contender, BJ Flores came home to score an emphatic fifth round stoppage over tough Nick Iannuzzi in front of over 2,000 fans at the O’Reilly Center that highlighted the first ever Danger Boy Promotions card in Springfield, Missouri.
The show was a hybrid event that featured four boxing and six MMA bouts which had a capacity crowd entertained throughout the evening. (continue reading…)
Shumenov Featured On TeleFutura’s ‘Sólo Boxeo Tecate’ Broadcast Friday from South Point Hotel Casino In Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS, NV, July 28, 2011 — One of professional boxing’s most driven world champions is World Boxing Association (“WBA”) and International Boxing Association (“IBA”) light heavyweight king, Beibut Shumenov, who takes the next step on his mercurial rise in the sweet science on July 29, headlining “Fire & Fury” against two-time world title challenger Danny “The Bronx Bomber” Santiago, on TeleFutura’s “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” broadcast live from South Point Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.
“What really drives Beibut is to be better in every single fight,” commented Shumenov’s head trainer, 1984 Olympic Silver Medalist Kevin Barry. “He sets very high standards and goals. You can’t tell Beibut he can’t do something; he’ll do it, just to make a point, and what he has already accomplished in boxing is unprecedented.” (continue reading…)
Silveira Earns 52% of Votes from “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” Viewers
NEW YORK, NY, July 28, 2011 — Christopher Martin scored a unanimous decision victory over Jose Silveira on the July 22 broadcast of “Sólo Boxeo Tecate,” however the judges at home chose his opponent as the fighter with the most carácter on the ring. By one of the slimmest margins in the history of “Cinturón Tecate” fan voting, Silveira earned the title of boxer with the most carácter with 52 percent of all votes cast by boxing aficionados via text message and on Univision.com. He is now in third place in the “Cinturón Tecate” competition, behind Jessie Vargas and Jayson Velez.
“Cinturón Tecate” (Tecate Belt) is an award created to support the boxers who display the most carácter in the ring during the “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” broadcast each Friday night on TeleFutura. Tecate recognizes that viewers at home are the best judges and allows them to vote for their favorite boxer of the night by sending a text message to 55333 or visiting Univision.com, Uniclave: Solo Boxeo Tecate. To thank participating fans, each text submitted gives them the opportunity to win boxing memorabilia, such as T-shirts, autographed pictures and even tickets to future “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” fights. (continue reading…)