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Jesus Soto-Karass KO’s Andre Berto, Keith Thurman KO’s Deigo Chaves & Omar Figueroa-Nihito Arakawa Steal Show with Slugfest

by on Jul.29, 2013, under Boxing News

Replays Tuesday, July 30 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME EXTREME

 

Jesus Soto-Karass en route to knocking out Andre Berto (photo by Tom Casino/Showtime)

Jesus Soto-Karass en route to knocking out Andre Berto (photo by Tom Casino/Showtime)

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS  – On Saturday, July 27th, Jesus “Renuente” Soto Karass knocked out Andre Berto, Keith Thurman was dubbed Knockout King, but Omar Figueroa and Nihito Arakawa stole the show Saturday night on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING.

Soto Karass scored a 12th round technical knockout victory over a remarkably resilient Berto in front of 8,811 fans in the main event on SHOWTIME at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. (continue reading…)

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Weigh-In Results for Berto-Karass, Thurman-Chaves & Gang for Tonight’s ‘Knockout Kings II’ Showtime Event

by on Jul.27, 2013, under Boxing News

Andre Berto and Jesus Soto Karass at their weigh-in as Oscar De La Hoya looks on (Tom Casino-Showtime photo)

Andre Berto and Jesus Soto Karass at their weigh-in as Oscar De La Hoya looks on (photo by Tom Casino/Showtime)

 

SAN ANTONIO, TX — The fighters are ready, and so are we, as the AT & T Center hosts an exciting night of boxing.  Some of the fights will be broadcast by Showtime.  Here are the principal’s weigh-in results: (continue reading…)

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Andre Berto vs. Jesus Soto Karass Media Conference Call Transcript

by on Jul.19, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Thank you, everybody, for joining us in this sizzling week of summer, but I’m so excited to actually be doing a conference call again, and we have a great fight to talk about. I think it’s really the big first, big, big fight of the summer, and I’m looking forward to watching it. So, we have both fighters, Andre Berto and Jesus Soto Karass joining us, and to make those introductions and open it up for questions, I’m going to turn it over to Oscar De La Hoya, President of Golden Boy Promotions. Oscar?

Oscar De La Hoya

Thank you, Kelly. It’s always a pleasure to introduce such a great lineup like July 27th. First of all, I want to thank everybody at Golden Boy Promotions and Leija & Battah Promotions for all their hard work. Also, I would like to acknowledge Teiken Promotions and KO International who is an association and putting this together with Golden Boy Promotions, all the sponsors, Corona and AT&T for all of your support, your support of boxing. (continue reading…)

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Quotes from Yesterday’s Robert Guerrero vs. Andre Berto & Keith Thurman vs. Carlos Quintana Final Press Conference

by on Nov.21, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

ROBERT “THE GHOST GUERRERO, Four Division and Six Time World Champion

“There is nothing left to say. It’s time to fight. I’m ready to fight and take care of business on November 24.”

ANDRE BERTO, Former Two-Time Welterweight World Champion

“This has been a long time coming. I’ve had a hell of a year, going through a lot of trials and tribulations. I believe that everything happens for a reason and I’ve learned a lot about myself and how strong I am to get through what I’ve been through. I’m in a whole other mind frame and have a whole new motivation. (continue reading…)

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Andre Berto Injury Forces Cancellation of February 11 Fight Against Victor Ortiz

by on Feb.02, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Possible Postponement Date Being Discussed

LOS ANGELES, CA, January 31 — Due to a left biceps injury sustained while training on Monday, January 30, Andre Berto will be unable to compete in his scheduled February 11 SHOWTIME televised bout against Victor Ortiz at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev., forcing a cancellation of the event on that date.  All parties involved are actively seeking a possible postponement date for Ortiz vs. Berto II.

Information regarding previously purchased tickets being honored for a possible postponement date will be released as it becomes available or, alternatively, ticketholders can contact their place of purchase for refunds. (continue reading…)

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