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Memorial Day Weekend Begins with ‘Solo Boxeo Tecate’ Classics on Friday Night

by on May.27, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Vazquez vs. Marquez II & Ponce de Leon vs. Lock Featured on May 27 Broadcast

LOS ANGELES, May 25, 2011 – The Classics are back on “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” this Friday, May 27, as Golden Boy Promotions has teamed up with TeleFutura to kick off the 2011 Memorial Day weekend with two memorable battles Golden Boy’s boxing archives.

On this edition of the “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” Classics broadcast, TeleFutura will air the second of the four unforgettable battles between Israel “Magnifico” Vazquez and Rafael Marquez, as they did battle for the WBC Super Bantamweight World title on August 4, 2007. (continue reading…)

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Mayweather vs. Mosley Undercard Press Conference Quotes

by on Apr.30, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

April 29, 2010 –

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez

“I’m happy to be here and eager to get in the ring. I have a lot of respect for my opponent, but like everything, I come to win. I will prove to the world who is the better man.

“I am very motivated to give the American fans a glimpse of Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez. (continue reading…)

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Boxing’s Future Stars Take to the Ring in El Paso

by on Jul.24, 2009, under Boxing News, Press Releases

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Escalante vs. Lock to Headline July 24th Edition of ESPN’s ‘Friday Night Fights’

EL PASO, TEXAS, July 22, 2009 — Packed from top to bottom with boxing’s best young talent, Friday night’s ‘Blaze of Glory’ card at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas, is shaping up to be the hottest event of the summer.

‘Blaze of Glory’ is headlined by the 10-round featherweight showdown between local El Paso hero Antonio Escalante (19-2, 13 KO’s) and upset-minded Cornelius Lock (17-4-1, 10 KO’s) of Detroit, Michigan.  In the co-featured bout, scheduled for eight rounds in the junior featherweight division, Guaynabo, Puerto Rico’s Juan Velasquez (9-0, 5 KO’s) takes on his toughest test to date when he battles Mexico City veteran Jose Angel Beranza (31-15-2, 25 KO’s).  Opening the night of televised bouts will be Guaynabo, Puerto Rico’s featherweight star Carlos Velasquez (10-0, 9 KO’s), Juan’s twin brother, who will square off against Fort Lauderdale, Florida’s Juan Nazario (6-1-1, 4 KO’s) in a six round contest.  (continue reading…)

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