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Little Creek Casino Hosts Showtime Extreme’s Quadruple-header This Saturday, December 20th

by on Dec.18, 2014, under Boxing News

By Ricardo Ibarra

BRAWL-This One!

This Saturday, December 20th The Little Creek Casino of Shelton, Washington will once again be the site of a world class fight card featuring some of the best up and comers in the game today. The venue has had a stellar year, quickly solidifying its position as the Pacific Northwest’s premier venue for high-level boxing, garnering national attention from the boxing public with multiple televised cards featuring top contenders and future or former world champions. This Saturday’s card will follow suit with a stacked eleven bout card promoted by Goosen Promotions and televised on Showtime Extreme. Four of the eleven scheduled bouts will be televised.

The main event will feature a twelve round match-up for the Interim WBA featherweight title. Argentinean banger Jesus Cuellar (25-1 19KO’s) will defend the title for the fourth time when he takes on Mexico’s Ruben Tamayo (25-4-4 17KOs). Cuellar has been stacking up quality wins in the division, having claimed three straight impressive victories with decisions over both Rico Ramos and Claudio Marrero, and in his most recent outing, an impressive third KO over former pound for pound entrant Juan Manuel Lopez. (continue reading…)

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“Capital Showdown: Khan vs. Peterson” Final Press Conference Quotes

by on Dec.10, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

WASHINGTON, DC, December 9, 2011 –

Amir Khan, Unified Super Lightweight Champion

“I always said when I was younger, I wanted to fight in different states and different areas of the world because I want to be the best and prove that I’m the best.

“We know how good Lamont is. He’s strong. He’s only lost one fight in his whole career. It’s going to be a tough night and you have a lot of support here, but I think we will have a lot more support [than people think]. (continue reading…)

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Lamont and Anthony Peterson Volunteering to Serve Thanksgiving Dinners To Needy

by on Nov.22, 2011, under Boxing News

WASHINGTON, DC — World-rated Boxers Lamont and Anthony Peterson will spend this Thanksgiving week helping those in need as they volunteer to serve and deliver Thanksgiving meals and baskets to some of the Washington DC’s less fortunate residents.

On Tuesday, November 22, the brothers will join District of Columbia Ward 8 Council member Marion Barry to help pass out turkeys to Ward 8 residents. Later in the day, the Petersons will travel to Martha’s Table to speak with a group of at-risk youths and pass out Thanksgiving baskets to needy families supported by the organization. On Thursday, November 24, Thanksgiving Day, they will join the staff at the Central Union Mission to prepare and serve food to members of the homeless community.

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PHOTOS: ‘Night of Champions’ Lives Up to Its Name

by on Sep.12, 2010, under Press Releases

gamboa_arum_rios20100911_001aLAS VEGAS, NEVADA, September 11, 2010 – (L-R)  WBA/IBF Featherweight Champion Yuriorkis Gamboa, Hall of Fame Top Rank promoter Bob Arum and undefeated Brandon Rios pose together at the Palms Resort Casino in Las Vegas. — Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank 

gamboa_salido20100911_004aLAS VEGAS, NEVADA, September 11, 2010 – WBA Featherweight Champion Yuriorkis Gamboa of Miami wins the  IBF Featherweight title with a 12-round unanimous decision over Orlando Salido on Top Rank’s ‘Battle of the Champions’,  Saturday, Sept. 11 at the Palms Resort Casino in Las Vegas. — Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank (continue reading…)

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PHOTOS: Champions Ready for Battle on September 11 in Las Vegas

by on Sep.09, 2010, under Press Releases

gamboa_salido20palms20pc20100908_006aLAS VEGAS, NEVADA, September 8, 2010 – ”INTRODUCING THE CHAMP” — Ahmet Oner (L),president of Arena Box introduces WBA Featherweight Champion Yuriorkis Gamboa (R) of Miami at a press conference Wednesday for his upcoming world title fight against IBF Featherweight champion Orlando Salido on Top Rank’s ‘Battle of the Champions’,  Saturday, Sept. 11 at the Palms Resort Casino in Las Vegas. Top Rank is promoting in association with Arena Box and Zanfer Promotions. Gamboa vs Salido will be televised on HBO. — Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank
 
gamboa_salido20palms20pc20100908_003aLAS VEGAS, NEVADA, September 8, 2010 – ”BATTLE OF THE CHAMPIONS” — (L-R) WBA Featherweight Champion Yuriorkis Gamboa of Miami and IBF Featherweight champion Orlando Salido pose at a press conference Wednesday for their upcoming world title fight on Top Rank’s ‘Battle of the Champions’,  Saturday, Sept. 11 at the Palms Resort Casino in Las Vegas. Top Rank is promoting in association with Arena Box and Zanfer Promotions. Gamboa vs Salido will be televised on HBO. — Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank (continue reading…)

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