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Campillo and Dirrell Get Back on Track with TKO wins in Shelton, Washington!

by on Aug.03, 2014, under Boxing News

By Ricardo Ibarra

Photos by Mike Blair

 

Campillo cracks with the right.

Campillo cracks with the right hook.

SHELTON, WA, August 2, 2014 –┬áNever underestimate a former world champion. At one point in time former WBA title holder Gabriel Campillo had been on top of the heap in the Light Heavyweight division, but after a few disappointing losses his run as a contender in the 175 lbs. class had been seen by many as close to done. Coming into last Friday’s ESPN2 Friday Night fights main event at the Little Creek Casino in Shelton, Washington, he was being looked at as a stepping stone — a past-it name that would look good on undefeated prospect Thomas Williams’ record. But Campillo proved to be far from past it, schooling the young hopeful en route to a fifth round stoppage and claiming the NABO title and a spot atop the IBF rankings. The skill, determination, and experience were the difference in the fight as Campillo showed he had an edge over his opponent in all of those areas.

In the first two rounds the fight appeared to be getting away from Campillo (24-6-1, 11 KO’s, 174.8 lbs.). Williams (17-1, 12KO’s, 175 lbs.) used the ring well, moving and firing hard combinations at a very busy rate. The hand speed and energetic approach was racking up points for Williams, but Campillo remained determined and had a look of confidence as he patiently stepped forward and, as the rounds wore on, began to find his mark with short, stiff jabs. (continue reading…)

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Three Big Title Bouts from Chicago this Friday on GFL

by on Jul.13, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Former world champion Vivian Harris to take on Lanardo Tyner for the USBO Welterweight title; Albert Mensah against Andre Georges for the IBF International Jr. Welterweight title & Carl Davis against Epifanio Mendoza for the IBF Inter Continental Cruiserweight title

NEW YORK / CHICAGO, July 13, 2011 — This Friday night in Chicago, one of the best cards top to bottom will take place as three title bouts will take place and all three have major implications on the world rankings.

The show will take place at the Club 7600 in Burbank, Illinois just outside of Chicago and is promoted by Cynthia Tolaymat and CFC Boxing Promotions. (continue reading…)

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