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Results from Friday’s ‘Solo Boxeo Tecate’ in Salinas, California

by on Oct.29, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

SALINAS, CA, October 28, 2011 — Earlier tonight, Northern California fight fans witnessed an exciting night of world-class professional boxing at Sherwood Hall in Salinas, Calif. The six-fight card was presented by Don Chargin Productions, Golden Boy Promotions and Paco Presents. If you missed the live action or the TeleFutura “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” broadcast, below is a summary of the results:

Eloy Perez defeated Ira Terry by KO 6
 
Paul Mendez defeated Loren Myers by Unanimous decision 6 (continue reading…)

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Mayweather vs. Ortiz Records Second Highest Non-Heavyweight Pay-Per-View Gross Earnings in Boxing History

by on Oct.29, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

LAS VEGAS, NV, October 28, 2011 – Floyd Mayweather puts more meaning to his ring name “Money” every time he fights.  With early pay-per-view numbers counted and confirmed, the pugilist’s recent STARPOWER fight against Victor Ortiz generated buysfrom 1.25 million homes with a value of $78,440,000 dollars in pay-per-view revenue.  These numbers make the event the second highest grossing non-heavyweight pay-per-view event of all time.

With another successful pay-per-view event under his belt, Mayweather continues his reign as the biggest and most lucrative attraction in the sport.  He has now appeared in the three biggest non-heavyweight pay-per-view events in the sport’s history, including Mayweather vs. Oscar de la Hoya ($136,853,700), Mayweather vs. Ortiz ($78,440,000 million) and Mayweather vs. Sugar Shane Mosley ($78,330,000 million). (continue reading…)

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Notre Dame Champ Lee Returns Dec. 3rd at MSG

by on Oct.28, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

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CHICAGO — Former Notre Dame Boxing Champion and current undefeated professional Mike Lee will return to battle on Saturday, December 3rd at Madison Square Garden, “The Mecca of Boxing” in New York City.

Sporting an undefeated record of 7-0-0 (4KO’s), the 24-year-old Lee will be featured on the undercard of the HBO Pay Per View broadcast of the Miguel Cotto/Antonio Margarito Junior Middleweight Championship presented by Top Rank Incorporated. (continue reading…)

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List of New York State Boxing Hall of Fame Inductees Inaugural Class Boxers

by on Oct.27, 2011, under Press Releases

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Vito Antuofermo
Carlos Ortiz
Carmen Basilio
Riddick Bowe
Tony Canzoneri
Benny Leonard
Emile Griffith
Gene Tunney
Jake LaMotta
Mike McCallum
Ray Robinson
Mike Tyson
 
Non-Participants
 
Steve Acunto
Ray Arcel
Gil Clancy
Nat Fleischer
Bill Gallo
Jimmy Glenn
Harold Lederman
Arthur Mercante, Sr.

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Gleason’s Gym Closed Monday and Tuesday for New HBO Shoot

by on Oct.27, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

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NEW YORK CITY — ‘Da Brick’: Spike Lee, Mike Tyson and Doug Ellin’s New HBO Show will shoot in Gleason’s Gym for two days: Monday, October 31st and Tuesday, November 1st.

With his scene-stealing performance in both “The Hangover” films and a reality show about pigeons, Mike Tyson has found new life in the entertainment business. Now, he’s making the leap from on-screen to major TV player.
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