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Lara Dominates Rodriguez in Marathon 12-Round Win, while Beterbiev Crushes Johnson!

by on Jun.13, 2015, under Boxing News

By Juan C. Ayllon at ringside

 

Lara, at right, slams home a right hook to the chin of Rodriguez (photo by Lucas Noonan/Premier Boxing Champions)

Lara, at right, slams home a right hook to the chin of Rodriguez (photo by Lucas Noonan/Premier Boxing Champions)

CHICAGO, June 12, 2015 — This evening’s festivities at the UIC Pavlion were unwittingly axiomatic in its selection of principals: fighting in the main event for the vacant World Boxing Association’s, the International Boxing Organization’s and the World Super Weight titles, Erislandy Lara employed a style emphasizing deft movement, minimum risk and a calculated offense, and in the co-main event, rising light heavyweight puncher Artur Beterbiev (who’s won all eight of his previous professional fights by knockout) plied an approach favoring raw, unmitigated aggression.  The former style is most famously employed by sports megastar Floyd Mayweather, Jr., whereas the latter is a lynchpin of the popularity of Gennady Golovkin, (widely regarded as the best middleweight on the planet, holding the World Boxing Association Interim World Middleweight, World Boxing Association Super Middleweight, and IBO World Middleweight titles).  Coincidentally, some say that Golovkin is on the cusp of becoming the sport’s pound-for-pound king — a status that has been widely bestowed on Mayweather in recent years.

And tonight in this, the Windy City, which worships the smash mouth football of icons like Brian Urlacher, Mike Ditka and Dick Butkus, there’s no mystery here which style is more popular. (continue reading…)

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United Boxers Set for Knockout Boxing Event Saturday, July 16th at the DC Star Night Club

by on Jul.12, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Seven Fight Card Promises Night of Action; Full Concert and Afterparty

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 11, 2011 — UNITED BOXERS has announced a sensational seven bout card of the area’s most impressive world ranked contenders and prospects at the D.C. Star Nightclub on Saturday, July 16th.

Headlining the UNITED BOXERS event is a super middleweight showdown between Oxon Hill, Maryland’s Alexander ‘The Great’ Johnson and hard-hitting, veteran ‘Neon’ Keon Johnson. (continue reading…)

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NABF Super Middleweight Champion Farah Ennis Headlines Pound for Pound Boxing Saturday, April 2nd, on GFL

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

Also, exciting knockout artist Amir “Hardcore” Mansour plus Heavyweights Damian Wills and Arron Lyons as well as Bobby Rooney, Victor Valenzuela

NEW YORK/ ATLANTIC CITY, March 28, 2011 — This Saturday night at Ballys in Atlantic City, Pound for Pound Promotions presents a action packed night of boxing that will feature the NABF Super Middleweight champion Farah Ennis taking on Alexander Johnson.

That fight plus the full undercard will be broadcast like all over the world on www.gfl.tv for just $9.99 by clicking: http://www.gfl.tv/Events/Fight/Boxing/Ballroom_Boxing_Farah_Ennis_vs_Alexander_Johnson/997

The show will begin at 7:30 pm eastern time. (continue reading…)

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