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Donovan George: ‘If I Never Win a Title or Get Close, My Whole Career is a Bust!’

by on Mar.21, 2013, under Boxing News

Donovan George, right, works the focus mitts with his father, Pete.

Donovan George, right, works the focus mitts with his father, Pete.

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…)

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Quotes from Donovan George-David Lopez Press Conference at Trump International Hotel & Tower

by on Mar.20, 2013, under Boxing News

Donovan George at left with his opponent this Friday, David Lopez.

Donovan George at left with his opponent this Friday, David Lopez.

 

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…)

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Cintron Has 147 Good Reasons Not to Give Up

by on Mar.15, 2013, under Boxing News

 

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Kermit Cintron won a world title at welterweight. Take away two suspicious losses to the disgraced cheater Antonio Margarito and he’s never lost as a welterweight. He has almost insurmountable physical gifts of height and superior strength as a welterweight.

And so, after losing three of four in a disastrous 18-month stretch, what’s he going to do to get his career back on track?

He’s going back to welterweight. (continue reading…)

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TIckets Now on Sale for ESPN ‘Friday Night Fights’ Show at UIC Pavilion on March 22nd

by on Feb.25, 2013, under Boxing News

Donovan George vs. David Lopez & Adrian Granados vs. Kermit Cintron

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 CHICAGO, February 25, 2013 – Chicago fan favorite and perennial contender Donovan “Da Bomb” George will battle world title challenger David “The Destroyer” Lopez of Nogales, Mexico in a ten round middleweight bout on FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2013 at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion.

 The George/Lopez clash will be featured as the main event broadcast on ESPN Friday Night Fights complimented by an all-action ten round welterweight tilt between sensational prospect and hot Chicago attraction Adrian “EL Tigre” Granados and former world champion, The Fighting Pride of Carolina, Puerto Rico, Kermit “EL Asesino” Cintron. (continue reading…)

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‘Da Bomb’ Goes Nuclear!

by on Feb.13, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

‘At 160 lbs. I Can’t Be Beat!’

 

CHICAGO, IL, February 12, 2013 — Heavy-handed slugger Don “Da Bomb” George (24-3-1, 21 KOs) made his debut at middleweight a quick one on Friday, February 1, as he demolished Springfield, Missouri’s James Cook in less than a round at the UIC Pavilion in George’s hometown of Chicago.

 

The normally durable Cook had gone five rounds with world-class middleweight Andy Lee in his previous fight, but one body shot from George was enough to force him to call it a night. (continue reading…)

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