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Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara Press Tour Finale in Puerto Rico Quotes

by on May.11, 2014, under Boxing News, Press Releases

HONOR & GLORY: 154-Pound Showdown Saturday, July 12, From MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Live on SHOWTIME PPV®

May 9, 2014 –

CANELO ALVAREZ

“Thank you all. Yesterday we arrived and the reception we got showed the quality of people you are, and I am very pleased.

“I’ve heard a lot about Puerto Rico. I’ve always wanted to come; that’s why I decided that we make a stop here during the press tour. (continue reading…)

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WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Erislandy Lara to Defend Title Against Former World Champion Ishe Smith in the Main Event of May Fox Sports 1 and Fox Deportes Tripleheader from Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Just One Day Before “The Moment: Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana”

by on Mar.28, 2014, under Boxing News, Press Releases

PLUS! MICKEY BEY JR. TAKES ON ALAN HERRERA IN A LIGHTWEIGHT BOUT AND JESUS CUELLAR DEFENDS HIS WBA INTERIM FEATHERWEIGHT BELT AGAINST FORMER WORLD CHAMPION RICO RAMOS

LAS VEGAS, NV, March 25,  2014 — Las Vegas will be the center of the boxing universe Cinco de Mayo weekend and kicking it off will be an action-packed night of fights at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino when FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes feature a tripleheader that includes two World Championship bouts just one night before “THE MOMENT: Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana” takes place at MGM Grand. In the 12-round main event, the WBA Super Welterweight title is on the line when Cuban star Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara defends the belt against Las Vegas’ own former World Champion Ishe “Sugar Shay” Smith.

Plus, rising lightweight star Mickey “The Spirit” Bey Jr. will meet hard-hitting Mexican veteran Alan “Explosivo” Herrera in a 10-round matchup and in the televised opener, Argentina’s Jesus Cuellar squares off with former World Champion Rico Ramos in a 12-round bout for Cuellar’s WBA Interim Featherweight World Title. (continue reading…)

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Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi Crowned King of Brooklyn After Defeating Zab “Super” Judah in Unanimous Decision Victory

by on Dec.08, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Shawn Porter Dominates Devon Alexander to Capture IBF Welterweight World Championship; Erislandy Lara Defeats Austin Trout in Unanimous Decision; Sakio Bika vs. Anthony Dirrell Ends in Split Draw

Saturday’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Telecast Will Replay Sunday Morning and Tuesday, December 10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME EXTREME®

Photo courtesy of espn.go.com/Elsa/Golden Boy/Getty Images

Photo courtesy of espn.go.com/Elsa/Golden Boy/Getty Images

BROOKLYN, N.Y., December 8, 2013 — Two weeks after his 33rd birthday, Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi (33-5, 7 KO’s) picks up his 33rd win in a unanimous decision victory over Zab “Super” Judah (42-9, 29 KO’s) in front of his hometown crowd at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. The fight, promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, headlined a four-fight SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING event.

Despite being knocked down in the second round, Malignaggi was able to regain his stride en route to a strong 116-111, 117-110, 117-110 victory which earned him Brooklyn bragging rights and a potentially bright future in the stacked welterweight division. In addition, he was awarded a special Brooklyn’s World Championship belt designed by SARTONK. (continue reading…)

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Battle for Brooklyn Bragging Rights: Zab Judah and Paulie Malignaggi Announcement Press Conference Quotes

by on Oct.20, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Former World Champions To Clash In 12-Round Fight Saturday, Dec. 7, Live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT) From Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY

BROOKLYN, N.Y., October 15, 2013 — Golden Boy Promotions formally announced at a press conference today a major fight card for Saturday, Dec. 7, at Barclays Center live on SHOWTIME® highlighted by a 12-round match between two of the most talented fighters in Brooklyn’s boxing history, Five-Time, Two-Division World Champion Zab “Super” Judah (42-8, 29 KO’s) and Two-Time, Two-Division World Champion Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi (32-5, 7 KO’s). The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® telecast will air live at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.

In the 12-round co-main event WBA Interim Super Welterweight titleholder Erislandy Lara (18-1-2, 12 KO’s), of Miami by way of Cuba, battles former WBA world champion Austin “No Doubt” Trout (26-1, 14 KO’s), of Las Cruces, N.M,by way of El Paso, Texas for the interim WBA 154-pound world title. (continue reading…)

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Marcos Maidana-Josesito Lopez Thriller Exceeds All Expectations in Instant Classic and Fight of the Year Candidate Before Record Sell-Out Crowd at the Home Depot Center in Carson, CA

by on Jun.09, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

In Equally Scintillating Slugfest, Erislandy Lara Stops Alfredo Angulo In 10th Round and Undefeated Jermell Charlo Outpoints Demetrius Hopkins in Co-Features; Catch Must-See Replay Tuesday, June 13, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME EXTREME®

CARSON, CA, June 9, 2013 — In a Fight of The Year candidate Marcos “El Chino” Maidana (34-3, 31 KO’s), of Margarita, Argentina, capped a spectacular night of fights with a sixth-round technical knockout win over “The Riverside Rocky” Josesito Lopez (30-6, 18 KO’s) of Riverside, Calif., before a loud and raucous record sell-out crowd of 8,629 at the Home Depot Center Saturday in the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING main event live on SHOWTIME®.

In a tremendous all-action slugfest in the semi-main that preceded Maidana-Lopez, Cuban Erislandy Lara (18-1-2, 12 KO’s) of Houston, Texas, overcame two knockdowns to capture the vacant WBA Interim Super Welterweight World Championship with an exciting 10th-round technical knockout of Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo (22-3, 18 KO’s) of Los Angeles. In the opening bout of the telecast, undefeated Jermell Charlo (21-0, 10 KO’s), of Houston, registered a close, unanimous 12-round decision win over Demetrius Hopkins (33-3-1, 13 KO’s) of Philadelphia, Pa. The tactical match was scored 115-13 on all three judges’ scorecards. (continue reading…)

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