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Donovan George Stops Maxell Taylor, Wins Vacant USBA Crown!

by on Apr.02, 2011, under Boxing News

By Juan C. Ayllon
Photos by Belle

Donovan George celebrates his win as referee Genaro Rodriguez intervenes.

Donovan George celebrates his win as referee Genaro Rodriguez intervenes.

CHICAGO, April 1, 2011 – Several thousand at the UIC Pavilion erupted in cheers when hometown boxer, Donovan “Da Bomb” George, was introduced by tuxedoed ring announcer Thomas Treiber.  Thirty minutes later, the fight throng roared as a new champion was born.   

Across the ring stood Maxell “The General” Taylor, a rugged, ebony hued fighter with an elongated, triangular beard and a long suffering expression of a hardened man aged beyond his years, who wasn’t impressed by some young upstart slugger.  At 166.5 lbs. and a record of 15-2-1 and 6 knockouts, he’d never failed to go the distance. 

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Weights from Chicago

by on Apr.01, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

8 Count Productions Windy City Fight Night 16, April 1
UIC Pavilion, Chicago, IL
Doors 7pm, First Bell 8pm
 

Maxell Taylor--Donovan George, Photo Courtesy Tom Barnes, Tomba-Images

Maxell Taylor--Donovan George, Photo Courtesy Tom Barnes, Tomba-Images

Donovan George, 168 vs. Maxell Taylor, 166.5
12 Rounds, Vacant USBA Title
Sergey Kovalev, 174 vs. Julius Fogle, 173
Genaro Mendez, 134 vs. Javier Loya, 134
Joe Linenfelser, 154 vs. Jeremy Marts, 152
Luis Santiago, 148 vs. William Bokhart, 146.5
Jeremias Correa, 128, vs. Anthony Linenfelser, 129
Ramon Valenzuela, 160 vs. William Chouloute, 161.

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Klinefelter Sisters Headline No Excuses Friday, August 27th, in Iowa City

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

IOWA CITY, IA, August 12, 2010 — Advance tickets are now on sale for NO EXCUSES, an evening of world class professional boxing and amateur muay thai set for Friday, August 27th at the Johnson County 4-H Fairgrounds in Iowa City. 

Starting at $25 for general admission, tickets can be purchased at Sushi Kicchin in the Iowa City Old Capitol Mall and by calling 319-338-1633.  (continue reading…)

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TKO Boxing Prospects Light Up Iowa City on Saturday Night

by on Apr.28, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Terence Crawford, J’Leon Love, and Michael Finney to See Action

LAS VEGAS, NV, April 28, 2010 — This Saturday night, May 1st in Iowa City, TKO Boxing Promotions’ Terence Crawford, J’Leon Love and Michael Finney will battle at MAY MAYHEM, an action packed professional boxing event set for the Johnson County 4-H Fairgrounds.

The 22 year old Crawford, sporting an undefeated record of 10-0-0 with seven knockouts, will battle veteran lightweight Marty Robbins, 23-45-1 (15KO’s), in a scheduled six rounder. (continue reading…)

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