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Yuriorkis Gamboa and Daniel Ponce de Leon Go Mano-a-Mano in Featherweight Rumble

by on Jul.23, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Saturday, September 10, at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall Live on HBO’s World Championship Boxing® 

ATLANTIC CITY, July 22, 2011 — Undefeated former World Boxing Association (WBA) Featherweight World Champion YURIORKIS GAMBOA and former World Boxing Organization (WBO) Junior Featherweight World Champion DANIEL PONCE DE LEON will collide in one of the season’s hottest fight, Saturday, September 10, in the Adrian Phillips Ballroom at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall. The 12-round featherweight rumble will be televised live on HBO’s World Championship Boxing, beginning at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast.) The two gladiators boast a combined record of 61-3 (50 KOs) – which translates to a winning percentage of 95% and a victory by knockout ratio of 82%.

Promoted by Top Rank, in association with Arena Box U.S., Golden Boy Promotions, Caesars Atlantic City and sponsored by Cerveza Tecate, tickets to Gamboa vs. De Leon, priced at $250, $100 and $50, are on sale now and can be purchased at the Boardwalk Hall box office, by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 736-1420 or online at (continue reading…)

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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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Daniel Ponce de Leon to Meet Unbeaten Adrien Broner on Saturday, March 5, at Honda Center in Anaheim, CA

by on Feb.09, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Broner-Ponce de Leon in the Co-Feature t to Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Matthew Hatton Live on HBO’s Boxing After Dark

LOS ANGELES, CA, February 8, 2011 – Former World Champion Daniel Ponce De Leon and undefeated prospect Adrien “The Problem” Broner are set for battle in an intriguing ten round junior lightweight showdown in the co-featured bout on Saturday, March 5, live from Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.  The event is headlined by Mexican phenom Saul “Canelo” Alvarez squaring off against England’s Matthew “Magic” Hatton.  HBO will televise the doubleheader as part of their Boxing After Dark series beginning at 10:30pm ET/PT.

“De Leon vs. Broner is the type of fight that Boxing After Dark is known for and I know both of these fighters are coming to Anaheim to put on a show on March 5,” said Oscar de la Hoya, President of Golden Boy Promotions.  “With De Leon looking to repel the challenge of a hungry, young, undefeated prospect and Broner trying to make an impression against a poised, hard-hitting, former World Champion under the bright HBO lights, both fighters are looking to prove a point in this one…that’s what always makes for great fights.” (continue reading…)

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’200: Celebrate and Dominate’ Mosley vs. Mora Fight Quotes

by on Sep.19, 2010, under Boxing News


Fight Result: Split Decision Draw

Sugar Shane Mosley

“We both fought hard. It was a good fight so it was a good decision.

“He is not a good puncher so we had to box more. (continue reading…)

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Featherweight Battle to Open Mosley vs. Mora Pay-Per-View Televised Undercard: Ponce de Leon vs Escalante

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

Former World Champion Daniel Ponce de Leon Meets Top-Rated Contender Antonio Escalante on September 18 at Staples Center

LOS ANGELES, September 1, 2010 – On a night celebrating the Bicentennial of Mexican Independence, it is only fitting that two Mexican warriors open up the star-studded September 18 pay-per-view telecast from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, as former World Champion Daniel Ponce De Leon of Chihuahua squares off against Ciudad Juarez native Antonio Escalante in what promises to be a bona-fide Fight of the Year candidate.

The 12-round WBO Featherweight Eliminator kicks off the pay-per-view telecast which also includes a main event featuring Five-Time World Champion Sugar Shane Mosley facing off against former World Champion Sergio “The Latin Snake” Mora, Mexican phenom Saul “Canelo” Alvarez facing former World Champion Carlos “Tata” Baldomir and top junior welterweight contender “Vicious” Victor Ortiz taking on former World Champion “Vicious” Vivian Harris. (continue reading…)

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