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Pedro and Alberto Guevara to Co-Headline Televisa/Fox Deportes Televised Event in Playa del Carmen, Mexico on July 20

by on Jul.18, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Pedro Guevara to Face Former World Champion Mario Rodriguez and Brother Alberto to Square Off Against Puerto Rico’s Jonathan Vidal

Ivan Morales and Roberto Manzanarez Also in Action

LOS ANGELES, CA, July 17, 2013 – The fighting Guevara brothers, Pedro and Alberto, will co-headline a star-studded fight card at Domo de la Colosio in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico, with each bout holding serious world title implications for the natives of Mazatlan.

 

In the 12-round main event, Pedro “Jibran” Guevara defends his WBC Silver Light Flyweight Championship against former World Champion Mario “Dragoncito” Rodriguez. In the co-main event, former world title challenger Alberto “Metro” Guevara takes on Jonathan “Pitbull” Vidal in a 10-round bout for the vacant WBC International Bantamweight Championship. (continue reading…)

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Unbeaten Champion Leo Santa Cruz Impresses in Boxing’s Return to Network Television in SHOWTIME Sports® Presentation of SHOWTIME Boxing On CBS, Wins Unanimous Decision Over Alberto Guevara

by on Dec.16, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Plus, 2012 United States Olympians Joseph “Jo-Jo” Diaz Wins Pro Debut With Lopsided Four-Round Decision; Fellow U.S. Olympians Errol Spence Jr. And Marcus Browne Also Triumphant

LOS ANGELES (Dec. 15, 2012) – Professional boxing returned to the CBS Television Network on Saturday afternoon for the first time in 15 years.  In SHOWTIME Sports presentation of “SHOWTIME BOXING on CBS,” unbeaten Leo Santa Cruz capped a spectacular year by retaining his International Boxing Federation (IBF) World Bantamweight Championship with an exciting and closely contested 12-round unanimous decision win over previously unbeaten Alberto Guevara, live on CBS from the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena.

Santa Cruz (23-0-1, 13 KO’s), of Los Angeles, won the lone bout on the CBS broadcast, the network’s first since Bernard Hopkins knocked out Glen Johnson on Jan. 20, 1997, by the scores of 119-109, 118-110 and 116-112.  Making his initial start in the United States, Guevara (16-1, 6 KO’s) of San Diego, Calif., made it close for six rounds but couldn’t sustain his momentum as Santa Cruz came on strongly to close the show. (continue reading…)

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Wednesday’s Final Press Conference Quotes for Saturday’s Day-Night Doubleheader at Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena

by on Dec.13, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Boxing Twin-Bill Begins On CBS Television Network, Followed By Fistic Action On SHOWTIME EXTREME® And SHOWTIME®

Golden Boy Promotions Toy Drive Continues; Tickets Are Free For CBS Fights; Holiday Fanfest Begins at 3:00 p.m. PT.

LOS ANGELES, CA, December 13, 2012 — Golden Boy Promotions hosted the final press conference Wednesday for the unprecedented day-night boxing doubleheader that will take place this Saturday, Dec. 15, live on CBS Television Network (first fight 4:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. PT), SHOWTIME EXTREME® (9:00 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) and SHOWTIME® (10:30 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from The Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena.

In the main event on CBS, undefeated IBF Bantamweight World Champion Leo Santa Cruz (22-0-1, 13 KO’s), of Los Angeles, will defend his title against unbeaten Alberto Guevara (16-0, 6 KO’s) of San Diego, Calif., while talented 2012 U.S. Olympian Joseph “Jo-Jo” Diaz, of South El Monte, Calif., will make his pro debut against Vicente Alfaro (5-2, 1 KO), of Northfield, Minn., in the opening bout. (continue reading…)

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Unbeaten IBF Champion Leo Santa Cruz, Undefeated Challenger Alberto Guevara, 2012 U.S. Olympian Joseph “Jo-Jo” Diaz Jr. Honored to Be Fighting on CBS Television

by on Dec.11, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

MONDAY’S FIGHTER MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES FROM PONCE DE LEON BOXING GYM IN MONTEBELLO, CALIF.,

Fights and Golden Boy Holiday Fanfest Are This Saturday, Dec. 15; CBS’ First Live Boxing Broadcast Since 1997 Begins at 4:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. PT; Amir Khan Faces Carlos Molina In Main Event on SHOWTIME® (10:30 p.m. ET/PT) From L.A. Sports Arena; Preliminary Bouts on SHOWTIME Extreme (9:00 p.m. ET/PT)

 Tickets Are Free For CBS Fights; Fanfest Begins at 3:00 p.m. PT.

LOS ANGELES, CA, December 11, 2012–Three of the fighters who’ll be fighting on CBS Television Network’s portion of an unprecedented boxing marathon on CBS and SHOWTIME® this Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena participated in a media workout Monday at the Ponce De Leon Boxing Gym in Montebello, Calif.

 

The three – undefeated IBF Bantamweight Champion Leo Santa Cruz (22-0-1, 13 KOs), of Los Angeles, his challenger, unbeaten Alberto Guevara (16-0, 6 KOs) of San Diego, Calif., and 2012 U.S. Olympian Joseph “Jo-Jo” Diaz, of South El Monte, Calif. – each worked out for approximately 30 minutes. (continue reading…)

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