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Klimov Edges by Molina on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights

by on Jun.10, 2013, under Boxing News

By Ricardo Ibarra

Photos by Mike Blair

 

Klimov, at right, fires the right up the middle at Molina

Klimov, at right, fires the right up the middle at Molina (photo by Mike Blair)

As is the nature in boxing, for the championship hopes of one fighter to be elevated, most often the hopes of another must be stifled. Such was the case last Friday night at the Little Creek Casino in Shelton, Washington as undefeated Andrey Klimov defeated the resurging John Molina Jr. via a close ten round majority decision, placing himself in line for a title shot while slowing the progress of the once highly tauted Molina.

In the headline bout of the ESPN Friday Night Fights televised card, Klimovsk, Russia’s Klimov (16-0 8KO’s 137.5 lbs.), and Covina, California’s Molina (25-3 20KO’s 137.5 lbs.) delivered a closely fought, back and forth fight, with both combatants having their moments. Early on in the bout it was Klimov’s jab and quick lateral movement that dictated the pace of the fight. For the first three rounds Klimov moved in and out of the pocket and fired off hard right hands to the chin, tying his opponent up when he got to close. Molina pressed forward, but seemed confused as to how to shorten the gap and stay close enough to do damage. (continue reading…)

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NABF Super Middleweight Champion Farah Ennis Headlines Pound for Pound Boxing Saturday, April 2nd, on GFL

by on Mar.28, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Also, exciting knockout artist Amir “Hardcore” Mansour plus Heavyweights Damian Wills and Arron Lyons as well as Bobby Rooney, Victor Valenzuela

NEW YORK/ ATLANTIC CITY, March 28, 2011 — This Saturday night at Ballys in Atlantic City, Pound for Pound Promotions presents a action packed night of boxing that will feature the NABF Super Middleweight champion Farah Ennis taking on Alexander Johnson.

That fight plus the full undercard will be broadcast like all over the world on www.gfl.tv for just $9.99 by clicking: http://www.gfl.tv/Events/Fight/Boxing/Ballroom_Boxing_Farah_Ennis_vs_Alexander_Johnson/997

The show will begin at 7:30 pm eastern time. (continue reading…)

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Ennis Captures NABF Super Middleweight Title with Seventh Round Stoppage Over Lares to Highlight Spartan Fight Promotions Battle II

by on Nov.22, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Witherspoon plus five undefeated prospects score wins on the undercard

teb_8237ccATLANTIC CITY, November 21, 2010 — Farah “The Quiet Storm” Ennis started off Boxing’s biggest weekend in Atlantic City with a bang as he remained undefeated and captured the NABF Super Middleweight championship with a seven round beat down of Victor Lares that highlighted a big seven bout card dubbed BATTLE II at Harrah’s Resort & Casino that was promoted by Mike Brestle’s Spartan Fight Promotions.

Ennis broke down the game Lares throughout the fight as he used shots to the head and body that caused three knockdowns and a bloodied Lares  as the bout was stopped by referee Eddie Cotton at 2:34 of round seven.

The win moves Ennis to 17-0 with eleven knockouts and the stoppage was the end of a perfect year for Ennis who went 6-0 with six knockouts in 2010.

In the co-feature, top Heavyweight contender Chazz Witherspoon took apart Alexis Mejias as Mejias did not come out for the fifth round of their scheduled ten round bout. (continue reading…)

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Undefeated Prospects Highlight Stacked Battle II Undercard this Friday at Harrah’s Casino and Resort in Atlantic City

by on Nov.17, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Ennis to battle Lares for NABF Super Middleweight title; Witherspoon takes on Mejias in Heavyweight co-feature

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ, November 16, 2010 – Six undefeated prospects will be on display on this Friday night as part of a championship fight card dubbed BATTLE II: Battle For The Belt that is promoted by Mike Brestle’s Spartan Fight Promotions.

The Main event will be a NABF Super Middleweight clash between undefeated Farah Ennis of Philadelphia taking on Victor Lares of Corpus Christie, Texas. (continue reading…)

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Chazz ‘The Gentleman’ Witherspoonto Battle Alex Mejias on November 19th at Harrah’s Resort and Casino in Atlantic City

by on Nov.12, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Heavyweight Showdown to be co-feature at Spartan Fight Promotions: BATTLE II; Ennis – Lares to battle for NABF Super Middleweight crown in Main Event: TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR $90 & $60

ATLANTIC CITY, November 12, 2010 — Top American Heavyweight, Chazz “The Gentleman” Witherspoon will now take on Alexis Mejias as an exciting ten round co-feature that will be part of a big night of boxing promoted by Mike Brestle’s Spartan Fight Promotions and is dubbed BATTLE II.  The show will take place at Harrah’s Resort and Casino

In the main event, undefeated Farah “The Quiet Storm” Ennis will take on Victor Lares for the NABF Super Middleweight title. (continue reading…)

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