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Danger Zone: Adrien Broner vs. Marcos Maidana Undercard Media Conference Call Transcript

by on Nov.24, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Jesus Soto Karass vs. Keith Thurman, Leo Santa Cruz vs. Cesar Seda

Keith Thurman with some fans (photo courtesy of Keith Thurman's Facebook page)

Keith Thurman with some fans (photo courtesy of Keith Thurman’s Facebook page)

SAN ANTONIO, TX, November 21, 2013 — Anticipation is simmering for a compelling evening of boxing in a couple weeks.  Headlined by Adrien Broner versus Marcos Maidana, this fight card is loaded, as this conference call suggests.

Kelly Swanson: Thanks, everybody, for calling in. We really appreciate it. This call is to talk about this fantastic undercard, the undercard for the Adrien Broner and Marcos Maidana fight, which is December 14 from the Alamodome in San Antonio.

We’re going to start off today with Cesar Seda and Leo Santa Cruz, and then immediately following their comments and your questions for them, we will turn it over to Keith Thurman and Jesus Soto Karass. To get this call going, I’m going to introduce Richard Schaefer, Chief Executive Officer of Golden Boy Promotions. (continue reading…)

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Adrien Broner, Marcos Maidana and the Danger Zone Fighters Meet the Press at the Alamodome

by on Nov.02, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

LIVE ON SATURDAY, DEC. 14 at 8p ET/5p PT; Tickets From $10 On Sale Now!

SAN ANTONIO, TX, October 31, 2013 — An enthusiastic crowd of hundreds of boxing fans turned out for an to the public press conference on the floor of the Alamodome today as Golden Boy Promotions formally announced DANGER ZONE, a blockbuster event headlined by a highly anticipated matchup between undefeated WBA Welterweight Champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner and former WBA Junior Welterweight Champion Marcos “El Chino” Maidana live on SHOWTIME® (8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT) on Saturday, Dec. 14.

The 12-rounder between rising superstar Broner (27-0, 22 KO’s), of Cincinnati, and the always-dangerous, hard-hitting Maidana (34-3, 31 KO’s), of Margarita, Santa Fe, Argentina, tops a stacked fight card to close out what has been a record-breaking year on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®. (continue reading…)

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SHOWTIME Sports® Returns to San Antonio with IBF Welterweight World Champion Devon Alexander ‘The Great’ Defending His Title Against Shawn ‘Showtime’Porter at Freeman Coliseum on Saturday, November 30

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

WBC Super Bantamweight World Champion Leo “Teremoto” Santa Cruz Puts His Title on the Line Against Cesar Seda in Co-Feature; WBC Continental Americas Super Lightweight Champion Ricardo “Dinamita” Alvarez also on the Card

Tickets Go On Sale Monday, Oct. 21 at 10 a.m. CT

SAN ANTONIO, TX, October 18, 2013 — SHOWTIME Sports® will present a world championship doubleheader on Saturday, Nov. 30, as Devon Alexander “The Great” defends his IBF Welterweight World Championship against Shawn “Showtime” Porter in a 12-round bout at Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, Texas. In the co-main event, also scheduled for 12-rounds, the WBC Super Bantamweight Championship is on the line as Leo “Teremoto” Santa Cruz defends his title against Cesar Seda.

In a preliminary bout junior welterweight contender Ricardo “Dinamita” Alvarez will face an opponent to be named in a 10-round matchup. (continue reading…)

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Showtime’s Bantamweight Tournament Kicks Off in Tacoma

by on Dec.18, 2010, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

Story and Photos by Mike Blair

Agbeko  – Perez

0144TACOMA, WA, December 11, 2010 — Joseph Agbeko and Yonnhy Perez know each other pretty well. They fought just over a year ago when Perez knocked Agbeko down in the tenth on the way to a unanimous decision win. That result may be the reason that this fight started a bit slowly. Neither man appeared ready to jump at the other in the first round. Instead they were content to stand in the center of the ring and trade punches. The second round saw a change as Agbeko threw more punches and drew a bead on Perez’s body. Perez proved an effective counter puncher in the round, and in a few instances, that was enough to slow Agbeko.

Once Agbeko saw that he could land body punches he settled in and effectively landed punches to Perez’s body. In the early rounds Agbeko scored most often with his right hand, and when he was not landing to Perez’s body, he was launching the right to the head. The right hand landed and Perez began to suffer a bit of swelling around his left eye. The damage was not too serious, the corner men did a nice job keeping the swelling down, and Perez seemed undaunted. (continue reading…)

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