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An Exciting Night of Boxing Action on This Thursday’s Edition of ‘Fight Night Club

by on Aug.25, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Unbeaten Ronny Rios Featured in the Main Event

LOS ANGELES, CA, August 25, 2010 – Some of boxing’s top young talent will be featured on the Thursday, August 26 edition of the hit series “Fight Night Club,” when Golden Boy Promotions and AEG bring a night of explosive boxing action featuring Ronny Rios from L.A. LIVE’s Club Nokia.

In the evening’s main event, Santa Ana’s Ronny Rios (11-0, 5 KO’s) battles the Dominican Republic’s Leivi Brea (17-8-3, 9 KO’s) in a six-round junior lightweight bout, while in a six round co-featured bout, San Diego junior welterweight Antonio Orozco (7-0, 5 KO’s) will face Culiacan, Mexico’s Humberto Tapia (15-14-1, 8 KO’s). (continue reading…)

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Rafael Marquez Evens Historic Series at Two a Piece with Savage Three-Round Domination of Israel Vasquez

by on May.24, 2010, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

Photos and report by Christopher Morgan at ringside

LOS ANGELES, CA, May 24, 2010 – 9,200 people filled the Staples Center in downtown LA  hoping to witness and be a part of what appears to be the final chapter in a great and historic series.   The atmosphere in the arena reached a fevered pitch as the fighters made their way into the ring accompanied by a charged up performance from a live in ring mariachi band.  Both fighters received rousing applause during their respective introductions, although Rafael Marquez’s fans were either more numerous or louder in their appreciation.

vazquez-marquez1Marquez (left) and Vasquez looking for openings.

Israel ‘Magnifico’ Vasquez (44-4, 32 KOs) wasted no time at the opening bell, those thinking that each fighter might take it a little easier or more tactical this time around were proven otherwise immediately as Vasquez appeared to be gunning for an early stoppage throwing wild right hand haymakers. Rafael Marquez (38-4, 34 KOs) probably the more technically proficient fighter of the two momentarily threw skill out the door to answer Vasquez with a vicious combination of hard shots of his own before settling down and using his jab to time the rushes of Vasquez.   The action slowed considerably after the opening salvos with both fighters showing each other a lot of respect while standing in close quarters looking for openings.  Marquez continued having success with his jab allowing him to unleash a brutal uppercut that landed flush on the chin of Vasquez, the first round ended with Vasquez already showing bad damage to one of his eyes. (continue reading…)

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