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Quotes for Saturday’s Showtime Fight Bonanza Featuring Danny Garcia, Mauricio Herrera and Company

by on Mar.14, 2014, under Boxing News

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Deontay Wilder hits the heavyweight bag.

Deontay Wilder hits the heavyweight bag.

BAYAMON, Puerto Rico (March 13, 2014) – Unified Super Lightweight World Champion  Danny “Swift” Garcia, Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera, WBC Continental Americas Heavyweight Champion Deontay “Bronx Bomber” Wilder, Malik “King” Scott, Juan Manuel “JuanMa” Lopez, Daniel Ponce de Leon and Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs spoke to the media during an open workout at Amelia Municipal Boxing Gym in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico in advance of their respective fights this Saturday, March 15 bouts at Cloliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, which will air LIVE on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING and SHOWTIME EXTREME.

Below is what the fighters had to say just two days away from fight night: (continue reading…)

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“Knockout Kings” Reign Supreme on Celebrated Mexican Independence Day Holiday Weekend in Unparalled Quadruple-Header

by on Jul.12, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Unforgettable Night of Boxing to Be Headlined by Mexican Superstar Canelo Alvarez Facing Breakout Star Josesito Lopez for the WBC Super Welterweight World Championship on September 15 at MGM Grand Live on SHOWTIME®; WBC Featherweight World Champion Jhonny Gonzalez to Take on Former World Champion Daniel Ponce de Leon

LOS ANGELES, CA, July 11, 2012 — Mexican Independence Day weekend will come alive in one-of-a-kind fashion on Saturday, September 15 when “Knockout Kings” featuring undefeated Mexican sensation Canelo Alvarez taking on boxing’s breakout star and upset-minded Josesito Lopez for Canelo’s World Boxing Council (WBC) Super Welterweight World Championship, takes place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, live on SHOWTIME. Fans can expect fireworks all night long with the unparalleled quadruple-header, which also features WBC Featherweight World Champion Jhonny Gonzalez defending his title against former World Champion Daniel Ponce De Leon.

“Knockout Kings,” a tremendous evening of pure Mexican power and pride, is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and Canelo Promotions in association with Goossen Tutor Promotions and Thompson Boxing Promotions and sponsored by Corona, DeWalt Tools and AT&T. The quadruple-header will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. and will be televised live on SHOWTIME. Additional co-featured fights will be announced soon. (continue reading…)

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Quotes from Daniel Ponce de Leon vs. Omar Estrella and Leo Santa Cruz vs. Alejandro Hernandez Final Press Conference Quotes for Saturday’s ‘Sabados de Corona’ on Televisa

by on Jan.21, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Plus Hot Golden Boy Promotions Prospect Marco Antonio Periban Takes On Veteran Rito Rubalcava From La Bodega Del Boxeo In Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico

DANIEL PONCE DE LEON
“I trained really hard physically and mentally for this fight. Losing is not an option. I see myself winning, but I also know that my opponent has trained really hard and it’s going to be a very competitive fight.”

OMAR “DINAMITA” ESTRELLA
“I’m very thankful for this great opportunity. It’s good for the fans to know the underdog fighters. We all know the quality of fighter that Daniel Ponce de Leon is and so I trained harder than ever. I have a family and I have to win this fight for them so I can bring food home. Because of that, I know I’m going to win this Saturday.” (continue reading…)

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Daniel Ponce de Leon vs. Omar Estrella Headlines 2012 Televisa’s ‘Sabados de Corona’ Season Opener on January 21 in Ensenada B.C., Mexico

by on Jan.13, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Undefeated Leo Santa Cruz Faces Alejandro Hernandez in Co-Featured Bout

LOS ANGELES, CA, January 12, 2012 — Former World Champion Daniel Ponce de Leon heads back home to Mexico to begin his 2012 campaign for a second divisional title when he meets countryman Omar Estrella in a 12 round bout for the vacant WBC USNBC Featherweight title on Saturday, January 21 at The Boxing Warehouse in Ensenada B.C., Mexico.

In the evening’s co-main event, bantamweight phenom Leo Santa Cruz will put his unbeaten record and WBC Youth Bantamweight title on the line in a 10 round fight against veteran Alejandro Hernandez. (continue reading…)

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PHOTO: Gamboa-Ponce vs. De Leon Weigh-In

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

teb_9855ccATLANTIC CITY, NJ, September 9, 2011 – Featherweights Yuriorkis Gamboa 127lb(R) and Daniel Ponce De Leon 127lb(L)  weigh in for their upcoming main event fight on Sat,September  10 at the Boardwalk Hall in  Atlantic City NJ. Top Rank promotes this event in association Arena Box,Golden Boy Promotioms and Caesars Atlantic City and will be televised on HBO’s World Championship Boxing. Photo by: Tom Briglia/Top Rank Boxing.

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