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“The One: Mayweather vs. Canelo” Showtime PPV Undercard Media Conference Call Transcript

by on Aug.20, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

DANNY GARCIA, LUCAS MATTHYSSE, ISHE SMITH, CARLOS MOLINA, PABLO CESAR CANO AND ASHLEY THEOPHANE DISCUSS THEIR UPCOMING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHTS ON SEPTEMBER 14 AT MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

Kelly Swanson

Thanks everybody for joining us today for “THE ONE” media conference call with the pay-per-view undercard fighters. At this point, I’m going to turn it right over to our hosts of the call; that’s both Oscar De La Hoya and Leonard Ellerbe; Oscar is President of Golden Boy Promotions and Leonard Ellerbe is CEO of Mayweather Promotions. So I’m going to turn it over to Oscar, and then he will introduce Leonard.

Oscar De La Hoya
Yes. We are one month away from the mega event, “The One: Floyd Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez,” which will be a 12-round fight for Canelo’s WBC and WBA and Ring Magazine Super Welterweight World title and Mayweather’s WBA Super Welterweight Super World Championship. We also have a tremendous co-main event, Danny Garcia vs. Lucas Matthysse, which obviously you all know that fight could have been a pay-per-view itself, but for the fans Mayweather decided along with Ellerbe and Golden Boy Promotions that this fight belongs on the big stage along with Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez. That will be a unification fight for the lightweight world title. Also, Mayweather promotions put on a tremendous undercard, co-main event with Ishe Smith vs. Carlos Molina. Ishe Smith is promoted by Mayweather Promotions. Also another spectacular fight with Pablo Cesar Cano, who had a tremendous fight against Sugar Shane Mosley in Cancun, Mexico a few weeks ago, is fighting against Ashley Theophane, which will be a ten-rounder in the welterweight showdown. (continue reading…)

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“The One” Pay-Per-View Card Is Complete with a World Championship Fight Between Ishe Smith and Carlos Molina

by on Aug.09, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Plus a Welterweight Contest Featuring Pablo Cesar Cano Against Ashley Theophane, Live on Showtime PPV® at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT

LOS ANGELES, CA, August 8, 2013 — Just when fight fans thought “THE ONE: MAYWEATHER VS. CANELO” couldn’t get any bigger, the opening two Pay-Per-View bouts of the September 14 mega-card at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas have been announced, with a third world championship bout and a meeting of two rising stars making this the must-see event of 2013.

In a 12-round battle for the IBF Junior Middleweight World Championship, Mayweather Promotions star and Las Vegas’ own Ishe “Sugar Shay” Smith defends his crown for the first time against feared top contender Carlos Molina. The opening bout on the SHOWTIME PPV will be a 10-round welterweight showdown between Mexico’s Pablo Cesar “El Demoledor” Cano and England’s Ashley “Treasure” Theophane, the most recent fighter to sign with Mayweather Promotions. (continue reading…)

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Theophane Stops Cook in 10: Ready to Fight World’s Best!

by on Jul.24, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

By: Cestus Press
 
cestus_management_britishLONDON, ENGLAND, July 24, 2011 — Cestus Management’s British welterweight champion and the I.B.F. number 12 ranked contender Ashley “Treasure” Theophane scored an impressive 10 round stoppage victory over tough and rugged former European and IBO Champion Jason “Power” Cook.  The event was held at the Wembley Arena in London England and was the co-main event of the Tyson Fury vs Dereck Chisora British and Commonwealth heavyweight Title clash.  The fight was televised across the United Kingdom on Channel 5 UK Terrestrial Television. 

Cook, a solid veteran brawler, pressed the action early by taking the fight to the “Treasure” in hopes of landing something big in order to gain an advantage.  This would be a mistake as Theophane executed a great fight plan, controlling the pace and action of the contest by landing solid combination’s to both the body and head of “Power.”  The first six rounds of the fight made for great drama as Cook attacked and Theophane countered effectively. (continue reading…)

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Theophane Wins British Title in Style: Ready to Fight the World’s Best

by on Feb.20, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

cestus20fighter20ashley20theophane20202011By: Cestus Press

Cestus Management’s 140-to-147 pound world contender, Ashley Theophane, scored a sizzling 12 round unanimous decision victory over British Light-Welterweight Champion, ‘Lightning’ Lenny Daws, in the main event at the world famed Wembley Arena in London England.  Theophane displayed superb boxing skills as he constantly kept the very offensive and game Daws off balance with hard jabs and crisp combination punching throughout the fight. The fight was shown live on Sky TV Channel Premier Sports TV and was promoted by Hennessy Sports UK.

Theophane executed a great fight plan throughout the fight and from the opening round Theophane was connecting with over-hand rights that damaged Daws’ right eye which would slowly close over the course of the fight. (continue reading…)

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Theophane Wants to Fight World’s Best

by on Aug.02, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

By: Cestus Press

cestus20fighter20ashley20theophane20poster_july20201020medresCestus Management’s 140-to-147 pound world contender Ashley Theophane scored an impressive decision victory over IBF number 3 ranked welterweight Delvin Rodriguez.  Theophane displayed superb boxing skills as he constantly kept Rodriguez off balance by stepping around the Dominican’s offense and landing sharp combination’s to clearly win a close action packed fight.  Rodriguez, who is a former 3 time world title challenger, worked hard but in the end, Theophane just proved to be the better fighter. The fight was the main event and took place at the Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Oklahoma and was televised live on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights. 

The ‘Tresure’ had this to say right after the fight, “I’ll fight any top fighter in the world, I’m ready for any of them. I finally found myself and anyone who wants to step up and fight lets do it tomorrow. I hit  Delvin (Rodriguez) with some real hard shots and he still kept coming and never quit. I was ready to do anything to win this fight and I did. Me and my team (CESTUS) worked too hard for this and I knew I couldn’t let anyone of them down. This win is special and I can’t explain how good I feel inside. I promise whoever wants to listen that there is a lot more to come from me in the future. Like I said I’ll fight any top fighter in the world. I want a shot at a world title.” (continue reading…)

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