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Packed House Last Saturday in San Antonio Keeps Local Boxing Revival Going as Figueroa Flattens Aurad in 1!

by on Mar.08, 2013, under Boxing News

 

Omar Figueroa (photo courtesy of www.goldenboypromotions.com)

Omar Figueroa (photo courtesy of www.goldenboypromotions.com)

SAN ANTONIO, March 6, 2013 – Boxing fans were treated to another sensational event on Saturday night when a sold out, standing-room only crowd of over 2,000 at Our Lady of the Lake University Wellness & Activities Center in San Antonio, Texas and a FOX Sports Networks and Fox Deportes national viewing audience witnessed an action-packed fight card presented by Golden Boy Promotions and Leija & Battah Promotions.

“This show truly validates the hard work that James and I have put in with Golden Boy Promotions over the past year with our events,” said Mike Battah of Leija & Battah Promotions. “We’ve led the resurgence of boxing in San Antonio and local fight fans have honored our commitment with their continued support. We’re also very proud that boxing fans across the country have an opportunity to see the success we’re having on nationally televised broadcasts.”

“For many years San Antonio was a fantastic fight town, known nationally as one of the hottest markets in the country,” said former World Champion and Texas boxing legend Jesse James Leija. “There was always outstanding support during my career and that’s what we’ve brought back.” (continue reading…)

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Omar Figueroa Jr. vs. Henry Aurad Public Weigh-In Today at Ojos Locos Sports Cantina in San Antonio!

by on Mar.01, 2013, under Boxing News

Omar Figueroa (photo courtesy of boxrec.com)

Omar Figueroa (photo courtesy of boxrec.com)

 

SAN ANTONIO, March 1, 2013 – Boxing fans in San Antonio, Texas are invited to today’s official weigh-in at Ojos Locos Sports Cantina (5809 NW Loop 410, San Antonio; TX, 78239) for Omar Figueroa Jr. vs. Henry Aurad, set for this Saturday, March 2 at Our Lady of the Lake University Wellness & Activities Center (411 SW 24th Street, UWAC #112, San Antonio, TX, 78207) which will be televised on FOX Sports Networks, FOX Deportes and FUEL TV.

The official weigh-in will commence at 4:30 p.m. CT and all fighters will be available to fans for photos and autographs.  In addition to main event participants Figueroa and Aurad, all undercard fighters will also hit the scales at the weigh-in. (continue reading…)

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Omar Figueroa vs. Henry Aurad Bout Slated for March 2 in San Antonio to be Broadcast by Fox Sports, Fox Deportes & Fuel TV

by on Feb.16, 2013, under Boxing News

Texas Rising Stars Jermal Charlo & Errol Spence Jr. to See Action in Separate TV Fights

 

SAN ANTONIO, February 15 – Fight fans in San Antonio, Texas will be treated to an explosive night of boxing action featuring Texas’ top prospects on Saturday, March 2, when Weslaco’s Omar “Panterita” Figueroa steps into the ring for the first time in 2013 against Colombia’s Henry Aurad in the eight-round junior welterweight main event at the Our Lady of the Lake University Wellness & Activities Center (411 SW 24th Street, UWAC #112, San Antonio, TX, 78207) which will be televised on FOX Sports Networks, FOX Deportes and FUEL TV.

 Plus, Houston’s undefeated prospect Jermall Charlo and 2012 United States Olympian Errol Spence Jr. of Desoto add even more Texas power to the card in separate televised undercard bouts. (continue reading…)

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Omar Figueroa vs. Henry Aurad Set for March 2 in San Antonio in a Fight Televised on Fox Sports Networks, Fox Deportes and Fuel TV

by on Feb.16, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Texas’ Rising Stars Jermall Charlo and Errol Spence Jr. to See Action in Separate Televised Fights

SAN ANTONIO, TX, February 15, 2013 – Fight fans in San Antonio, Texas will be treated to an explosive night of boxing action featuring Texas’ top prospects on Saturday, March 2, when Weslaco’s Omar “Panterita” Figueroa steps into the ring for the first time in 2013 against Colombia’s Henry Aurad in the eight-round junior welterweight main event at the Our Lady of the Lake University Wellness & Activities Center (411 SW 24th Street, UWAC #112, San Antonio, TX, 78207) which will be televised on FOX Sports Networks, FOX Deportes and FUEL TV.

Plus, Houston’s undefeated prospect Jermall Charlo and 2012 United States Olympian Errol Spence Jr. of Desoto add even more Texas power to the card in separate televised undercard bouts. (continue reading…)

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