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Carlos Velasquez Faces New Foe Ira Terry Due to Injury Sustained by Alejandro Perez

by on Mar.31, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Golden Boy Promotions Prospects Hector Sanchez, Deontay Wilder and Mike Perez Complete April 2 Shobox Event at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, March 31, 2010 – A hand injury sustained by Alejandro Perez has forced a change in opponent for featherweight standout Carlos Velasquez who will now face Ira Terry in the co-featured attraction on the April 2 edition of ShoBox: The New Generation, live on SHOWTIME at 11 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast) from The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

Rounding out the show will be a trio of Golden Boy Promotions’ brightest young stars returning to action, with Hector Sanchez, Deontay Wilder and Mike Perez looking to keep their unbeaten records intact in pivotal bouts on the undercard. (continue reading…)

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Paulie Malignaggi Gets Sweet Revenge, Wins NABO Crown in Chicago

by on Dec.13, 2009, under Boxing News, Juan Ayllon

By Juan C. Ayllon at ringside

Photos by Tom Glunz* 

M(right) unloads an uppercut on the chin of Diaz as referee Genaro Rodriguez looks on

Malignaggi (right) unloads an uppercut on the chin of Diaz as referee Genaro Rodriguez looks on

CHICAGO, December 12, 2009 – The clamor of an estimated 4,600 fans at the UIC Pavilion was so loud tonight that one couldn’t hear the winner’s post-fight interview with HBO’s Max Kellerman.  Even in the face of a decisive points win, the volatile chemistry generated in the wake of the rematch between Paulie Malignaggi and NABO Light Welterweight champion Juan Diaz took on a life of its own.  It was as if the crowd did not want this “magic” night to end. 

In August, Diaz had won a controversial unanimous decision over Malignaggi for the vacant NABO Light Welterweight title, one that sparked cries of robbery worldwide.   

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