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Results from Friday’s ‘Solo Boxeo’ Tecate from Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, CA

by on Aug.13, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

INDIO, CA, August 12, 2011 — California fight fans were treated to another night of explosive boxing action with a six-fight card presented by Golden Boy Promotions from the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. If you missed the live action or the TeleFutura “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” broadcast, below is a summary of the results:

Antonio Diaz defeated Ernesto Zepeda by KO round 8 (continue reading…)

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Antonio Diaz vs. Ernesto Zepeda Undercard Announced: Blyth, California KO Artist Andrew Cancio Faces San Fernando’s Lowell Brownfield in Co-Feature at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino on August 12, Angel Osuna and Jose Antonio Vargas Also to Appear in Separate Bouts

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

Fans Can Meet Boxing Legend Tommy “The Hitman” Hearns During Special Autograph Session from 7:30PM – 8:30pm in the Events Center

LOS ANGELES, CA, August 9, 2011 – A host of exciting young boxers will be in the ring at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino on Friday, August 12 hoping to impress some of the sport’s most knowledgeable fans on the Antonio Diaz vs. Ernesto Zepeda undercard in Indio, Calif.

In the all-California co-main event, which will be televised on TeleFutura’s “Sólo Boxeo Tecate,” Blythe knockout artist Andrew Cancio will look to keep his finishing streak going against San Fernando’s Lowell Brownfield. Also in action will unbeatens Humberto Zatarain and Rocco Espinoza in a four round featherweight bout as well as Coachella’s own Angel Osuna and Jose Antonio Vargas in separate fights. (continue reading…)

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It’s a Homecoming for One of Southern California’s Best, As Antonio Diaz Battles Ernesto Zepeda on August 12 from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, CA

by on Jul.13, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

“SÓLO BOXEO TECATE” WILL BROADCAST ONE OF THE SUMMER’S HOTTEST FIGHTS

LOS ANGELES, CA, July 13, 2011 – As one of the first fighters to put Fantasy Springs Resort Casino on the boxing map, longtime contender and Coachella-valley product Antonio “Toño” Diaz has set a standard of excellence many boxers have tried to reach.  On Friday, August 12, in the main event of TeleFutura’s “Sólo Boxeo Tecate,” Diaz will fight in the Indio, Calif. venue he helped build, for the first time in nearly 10 years when he takes on Ernesto Zepeda in a ten-round junior middleweight bout.

The bout will be Diaz’ 17th at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino and his first since a 2001 technical knockout over Orlando Hollis on October 12.  He is unbeaten in the venue at 16-0 and looks to make it 17-0 on August 12. (continue reading…)

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Paulie Malignaggi Gets Sweet Revenge, Wins NABO Crown in Chicago

by on Dec.13, 2009, under Boxing News, Juan Ayllon

By Juan C. Ayllon at ringside

Photos by Tom Glunz* 

M(right) unloads an uppercut on the chin of Diaz as referee Genaro Rodriguez looks on

Malignaggi (right) unloads an uppercut on the chin of Diaz as referee Genaro Rodriguez looks on

CHICAGO, December 12, 2009 – The clamor of an estimated 4,600 fans at the UIC Pavilion was so loud tonight that one couldn’t hear the winner’s post-fight interview with HBO’s Max Kellerman.  Even in the face of a decisive points win, the volatile chemistry generated in the wake of the rematch between Paulie Malignaggi and NABO Light Welterweight champion Juan Diaz took on a life of its own.  It was as if the crowd did not want this “magic” night to end. 

In August, Diaz had won a controversial unanimous decision over Malignaggi for the vacant NABO Light Welterweight title, one that sparked cries of robbery worldwide.   

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Diaz-Malignaggi, Ortiz-Diaz Presser Quotes

by on Dec.11, 2009, under Boxing News

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JUAN DIAZ, Former Three-Time Lightweight World Champion

“I’m excited, I’m happy and I’m ready. I feel like Santa Claus came early this year because come Saturday night, its going to be easy money.”

“Not just Houston and Chicago, but this time the whole world is going to feel my anger. They are going to see a “Baby Bull” they have never seen before.” (continue reading…)

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