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In Heavy Training for his Upcoming Fight, Don ‘Da Bomb’ George Takes Time out to Congratulate His Friend, Adonis Stevenson

by on Jun.11, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

CHICAGO, IL, June 11, 2013 — Chicago-based middleweight contender Donovan “Da Bomb” George wishes to congratulate his friend and former opponent Adonis Stevenson for his WBC Light Heavyweight title-winning KO1 over Chad Dawson last Saturday.

George and Stevenson became friends while sparring at Detroit’s Kronk Gym, after the two met in a fight in October 2012 (won by Stevenson after 12 tough rounds). (continue reading…)

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Donovan George: ‘If I Never Win a Title or Get Close, My Whole Career is a Bust!’

by on Mar.21, 2013, under Boxing News

Donovan George, right, works the focus mitts with his father, Pete.

Donovan George, right, works the focus mitts with his father, Pete.

Chicago middleweight Donovan “Da Bomb” George says there will be more than a win or a loss on the line when he steps in the ring against former world title challenger David “The Destroyer” Lopez this Friday, March 22.

According to George, he must win or his boxing career has been a waste.

George (24-3-1, 21 KOs) will drop down to middleweight to face Lopez (41-13, 23 KOs) of Nogales, Mexico, in the 10-round middleweight main event, at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion and televised live on ESPN Friday Night Fights. (continue reading…)

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Donovan George Throws First Pitch at Cubs Game

by on Aug.11, 2012, under Boxing News

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Just eight days ahead of his biggest fight, world-ranked super middleweight Donovan “Da Bomb” George (22-2-1, 19 KOs) took to the mound for their ceremonial first pitch before the start of a Cubs game against the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field.

A lifelong Cubs fan, George threw a perfect strike to huge cheers from the over 30,000 in attendance. (continue reading…)

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Donovan ‘Da Bomb’ George Faces Adonis ‘Superman’ Stevenson Aug. 17 on ESPN Friday Night Fights!

by on Aug.02, 2012, under Boxing News

Donovan George, seen here hitting the focus mits with his father, Pete, looks forward to fighting Adonis Stevenson (photo by Juan C. Ayllon)

Donovan George, seen here hitting the focus mits with his father, Pete, looks forward to fighting Adonis Stevenson (photo by Juan C. Ayllon)

 On Friday, August 17, at the Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Oklahoma, Warriors Boxing, Group Yvon Michel and Tony Holden Productions will proudly present a blockbuster night of boxing that will also serve as the ESPN Friday Night Fights season finale for 2012 at 10 PM Eastern on ESPN2, ESPN Deportes and ESPN3.

 In Canada, the event will be presented on PPV at Canal Indigo and Bell TV with the telecast starting at 9:00 PM/ET, featuring highlights of Adonis Stevenson’s last few fights, until picking up the ESPN telecast at 10:00 PM/ET. (continue reading…)

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