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In Heavy Training for his Upcoming Fight, Don ‘Da Bomb’ George Takes Time out to Congratulate His Friend, Adonis Stevenson

by on Jun.11, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

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…)

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Weigh-In Results for Tonight’s Fights at UIC Pavilion in Chicago

by on Mar.22, 2013, under Boxing News

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Television: ESPN Friday Night Fights

Promoters: Round 3 Productions, 8 Count Productions,

Warriors Boxing, Blue Wave Boxing

Venue: UIC Pavilion in Chicago, IL

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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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