Tag: Cerresso Fort
By Juan C. Ayllon
Photos courtesy of Hitz Boxing/ Tomba-Images
HAMMOND, IN, March 1, 2014 – It could have been him facing Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. tonight on HBO instead of Brian Vera – but for a translation error.
In a compelling seesaw battle televised by ESPN last March, the Lithuanian Donatas Bondaravas suffered cuts to the bridge of his nose and the inside of his right eye, prompting referee Charlie Fitch to ask him between rounds if he could still see. His trainer, Sam Colonna, who was acting as interpreter, translated his response as “not good” and then despite protests, the bout was halted in the seventh round in favor of Vera, who ironically lost a controversial decision to Chavez last September in his biggest payday and faces him again tonight. (continue reading…)
They call St. Paul, Minnesota, junior middleweight Cerresso Fort (16-0-1, 11 KOs) “Sir” because of his cordial nature. He’s a very nice young man.
But heading into the biggest fight of his life tonight, Fort knows it is now time to earn the respect of the boxing world by being anything but polite against Virgin Islands slugger John “Dah Rock” Jackson (15-1, 14 KOs). (continue reading…)
Tickets Going Fast for ‘Solo Boxeo Tecate’ This Friday: McEwan-Perez and Huerta-Arias to Be Featured at Pechanga Resort & Casino
The Crowd Will Be Star-Studded with Oscar de la Hoya Scheduled to Attend
LOS ANGELES, CA, July 22, 2010 – With Ten-Time World Champion Oscar de la Hoya and top rated bantamweight contender Abner Mares scheduled to attend, it’s the hottest ticket in Temecula, California, and if you can’t get to the Pechanga Resort & Casino, make sure you tune in to TeleFutura’s “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” on Friday, July 23, as unbeaten Craig McEwan is tested by Carlsbad veteran Danny Perez, and exciting prospects Charles Huerta and Jonathan Arias collide in a featherweight battle.
McEwan vs. Perez, a ten round middleweight bout and Huerta vs. Arias, a six-round featherweight bout headline a night of world-class professional boxing presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Ringside Ticket Inc. and sponsored by Cerveza Tecate. TeleFutura’s “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” will be broadcast at 11:30pm ET / PT (10:30pm CT). (continue reading…)