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Public Weigh-In for Tomorrow’s Broner-Rees HBO Showdown

by on Feb.15, 2013, under Boxing News

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ATLANTIC CITY, Friday, February 15  – If you’re in town, you don’t want to miss this one.

3:30 p.m. Official Weigh-In – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

Location: Caesars Atlantic City Lobby

2100 Pacific Avenue; Atlantic City, NJ 08401 (continue reading…)

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Cherry vs. Escobedo Highlight Broner-Rees Undercard

by on Feb.15, 2013, under Boxing News

Cherry, at right, pummels Juan Carlos Martinez en route to a decision win in 2012 (photo by Belle Ayllon).

Cherry, at right, pummels Juan Carlos Martinez en route to a decision win in 2012 (photo by Belle Ayllon).

 

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — Edner “Cherry Bomb” Cherry (30-6-2) meets recent world title challenger, Vincente Escobedo, 26-4 on the undercard of the Adrien Broner/Gavin Rees World Title fight, Saturday, February 16th in Atlantic City.   The Jr. Lightweight bout is scheduled for 10 rounds.

 Cherry is on a 6 fight winning streak, since dropping a decision to current Welterweight Champion, Timothy Bradley. (continue reading…)

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‘Battle at the Great Lakes’ on Tuesday, July 3rd!

by on Jul.02, 2012, under Boxing News

Amateur Boxing Event to Help Raise Money for Military Families

Edner Cherry, seen here having his hand raised by referee Pete Podgorski (photo by Juan C. Ayllon)

Edner Cherry, seen here having his hand raised by referee Pete Podgorski (photo by Juan C. Ayllon)

Support military families, July 4th weekend and join us for a FREE Charity Boxing Match for the Troops, Tuesday, July 3rd. The event is open to the public and will be held at Great Lakes Naval Base – Ross Field, Waukegan, IL. All proceeds will benefit the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society and Jordan’s Corner, a boxing and fitness program for children with special needs. First bout starts at 3:30pm.
Several top, Chicago area and local boxers will be participating from Chicago and area boxing clubs, including Warehouse Gym in Highland Park, the largest boxing gym in the Chicago area. Warehouse is one of several area businesses’ that are donating to this worthwhile cause.

Special guests include world title challenger and top rated Super Featherweight, Edner “Cherry Bomb” Cherry. (continue reading…)

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Cherry Overpowers Martinez, Granados Flattens Guevara in Cicero!

by on Apr.15, 2012, under Boxing News

By Juan C. Ayllon
Photos by Belle Ayllon
Cherry (right) bounces a hard right off the chin of Martinez.

Cherry (right) bounces a hard right off the chin of Martinez.

CICERO, Ill., April 14, 2012 – It took all ten rounds to do it, but tonight, Wauchula, Florida’s Edner “The Cherry Bomb” Cherry (132 lbs., 29-6-2, 16 KO’s) overcame the guile and awkward punching of Chicago’s gutsy – and slippery – Juan Carlos Martinez, whose spotty record of 18-13-1 and four knockouts belies a penchant for tackling top flight competition nearly every time out.

Martinez, the local spoiler, receives loud cheers from the crowd (perhaps 1,000 strong, most of whom are working class Mexicans) upon entering the ring, while loud boos overwhelm scattered applause greeting Cherry. Clearly, Martinez is fit, but ordinary-looking and smaller, whereas Cherry’s upper body packs muscles that seem hewn from dark mahogany. (continue reading…)

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Weigh-In Results for Tonights Fights in Cicero

by on Apr.14, 2012, under Boxing News

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Saturday, April 14, 2012
Solo Boxeo Tecate
Warriors Boxing/8 Count Productions
Cicero Stadium, Cicero IL
Doors 7pm, First Bell 8pm
Tickets/Info 312-226-5800

Edner Cherry, 132 vs. Juan Carlos Martinez, 132
Lamar Russ, 162 vs. Jose Alonza, 162
Adrian Granados, 139 vs. Ramon Guevara, 139.5
Luis Santiago, 153 vs. Marlon Smith, 151
Dimar Ortuz, 194 vs. Rayshawn Myers, 192.5
Adan Ortiz, 118 vs. Joseph Santos, 119.5

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