Tag: Donovan George
Cuba’s IBF #2-rated Rances “Kid Blast” Barthelemy (18-0, 11 KO) is well aware of what’s at stake tomorrow night when he faces Thailand’s IBF #5-rated Fahsai “Mountain Boy” Sakkreerin (39-3-1, 21 KO) in the 12-round super featherweight main event on ESPN Friday Night Fights, tomorrow night (Friday, June 21) at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The winner will win the right to face Dominican champion Argenis Mendez in a mandatory title defense in their next fight.
“This is what I’ve waited for,” said Barthelemy through a translator. “I know what I have to do to go for my dream of a world title. Since I started boxing I have been working hard every day for the chance that only man stands in the way of now.” (continue reading…)
In Heavy Training for his Upcoming Fight, Don ‘Da Bomb’ George Takes Time out to Congratulate His Friend, Adonis Stevenson
CHICAGO, IL, June 11, 2013 — Chicago-based middleweight contender Donovan “Da Bomb” George wishes to congratulate his friend and former opponent Adonis Stevenson for his WBC Light Heavyweight title-winning KO1 over Chad Dawson last Saturday.
George and Stevenson became friends while sparring at Detroit’s Kronk Gym, after the two met in a fight in October 2012 (won by Stevenson after 12 tough rounds). (continue reading…)
Television: ESPN Friday Night Fights
Promoters: Round 3 Productions, 8 Count Productions,
Warriors Boxing, Blue Wave Boxing
Venue: UIC Pavilion in Chicago, IL
Chicago middleweight Donovan “Da Bomb” George says there will be more than a win or a loss on the line when he steps in the ring against former world title challenger David “The Destroyer” Lopez this Friday, March 22.
According to George, he must win or his boxing career has been a waste.
George (24-3-1, 21 KOs) will drop down to middleweight to face Lopez (41-13, 23 KOs) of Nogales, Mexico, in the 10-round middleweight main event, at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion and televised live on ESPN Friday Night Fights. (continue reading…)
CHICAGO, March 20, 2013 – A media conference was held yesterday to discuss this Friday’s night of ESPN-televised boxing, live from Chicago’s UIC Pavilion and presented by 8 Count Productions, Round 3 Productions and Warriors Boxing.
In the 10-round middleweight main event, Windy City favorite Donovan “Da Bomb” George (24-3-1, 21 KOs) will take on former world title challenger David “The Destroyer” Lopez (41-13, 23 KOs) of Nogales, Mexico. And in the other featured bout, former world champion Kermit “EL Asesino” Cintron (33-5-1, 28 KOs) will drop back down to welterweight to face Chicago slugger Adrian “EL Tigre” Granados (11-2-1, 7 KOs). (continue reading…)