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‘RING KINGS: Mayweather vs. Cotto’ Final Undercard Press Conference Quotes

by on May.04, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

CANELO ALVAREZ VS. SUGAR SHANE MOSLEY; JESSIE VARGAS VS. STEVE FORBES; DEANDRE LATIMORE VS. CARLOS QUINTANA; OMAR FIGUEROA VS. ROBBIE CANNON; KEITH THURMAN VS. BRANDON HOSKINS

Canelo Alvarez, WBC Super Welterweight World Champion

“I can only say good things about Sugar Shane Mosley. He is a great champion, but I have trained hard for this fight and I feel that I am going to win it. It’s going to be a victory for all of Mexico.

“Mosley is a great fighter and despite his age, he has taken very good care of his body. (continue reading…)

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“Star Power: Mayweather vs. Ortiz” Undercard Press Tour Quotes

by on Aug.06, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Star-Studded Fight Card Completed with Addition of Erik Morales vs. Lucas Matthysse and Jessie Vargas vs. Josesito Lopez

 
665(Left to Right) Undefeated super lightweight contender Jessie Vargas, Five Time & Three Division World Champion Erik Morales and super lightweight contender Josesito Lopez pose on August 3, 2011 in Los Angeles, California at the press conference to officially announce their September 17, 2011 fights in which Morales will face Lucas Matthysse for the vacant WBC Super Lightweight World Title and Vargas will face Lopez, both of which will be televised live on HBO Pay-Per-View as part of the “STAR POWER: Mayweather vs. Ortiz” mega-event taking place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 
666(Left to Right) Five Time & Three Division World Champion Erik Morales, NFL Quarterback Tony Romo of the Dallas Cowboys and undefeated super lightweight contender Jessie Vargas pose on August 4, 2011 in San Antonio, Texas prior to a press conference to officially announce Morales’ and Vargas’ September 17, 2011fight against super lightweight contender Lucas Matthysse for the vacant WBC Super Lightweight World Championship which will be televised live on HBO Pay-Per-View as part of the “STAR POWER: Mayweather vs. Ortiz” mega-event taking place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

ERIK MORALES, Five-Time and Three Division World Champion

“When we were first talking about this fight, we were talking about an opponent who wasn’t easy, but not as difficult as Lucas Matthysse.

“I have seen a lot of comments on Facebook…people saying I am crazy, and I want to confirm that I am crazy. I am crazy about what I do. (continue reading…)

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Erik Morales vs. Lucas Matthysse and Jessie Vargas vs. Josesito Lopez Added to ‘Star Power: Mayweather vs. Ortiz’ Fight Card September 17

by on Aug.03, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

The Biggest Night in the Boxing Universe, ‘Star Power Lives Up to Its Name as Pay-Per-View Extravaganza Includes Three Title Fights from Two Site in One Night

LOS ANGELES, CA, August 3, 2011 — The “STAR POWER: Mayweather vs. Ortiz” pay-per-view telecast is now complete with four star-studded fights from two sites all taking place Saturday, September 17 from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions announced today that Erik Morales vs. Lucas Matthysse and Jessie Vargas vs. Josesito Lopez have been added to the mega-event, which is being produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View®.

The out-of-this-world night of boxing will kick-off with a super lightweight bout featuring undefeated rising star Vargas in his HBO Pay-Per-View debut against hard-hitting Lopez, followed by the first of the night’s three world title fights as Mexican boxing legend Morales will face power punching Argentine Matthysse for the WBC Super Lightweight World Championship. The pay-per-view telecast will then go live to STAPLES Center in Los Angeles with Mexican boxing phenom Canelo Alvarez taking on Alfonso Gomez for the WBC Super Welterweight World Championship, followed by the main event welterweight championship mega-fight, Floyd Mayweather vs. Victor Ortiz, live from Las Vegas. (continue reading…)

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Jessie Vargas and Jayson Velez Enter the Competition for the ‘Cinturon Tecate’

by on Jul.23, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

“Sólo Boxeo Tecate” Viewers Choose Vargas and Vélez as Boxers With The Most Carácter From Their Respective Fights On June 8 and June 15

NEW YORK, NY, July 22, 2011 — Boxing fans rewarded pugilists Jessie Vargas and Jayson Vélez for the character they showed in their respective fights on the July 8 and the July 15 “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” broadcasts by voting them onto the list of contenders for the prized “Cinturón Tecate” (Tecate Belt).

On July 8, Jessie Vargas stopped the always-tough Walter Estrada of Colombia via second round knockout in Primm Nev., earning Vargas earned 87% of fan votes as well as a spot in the “Cinturón Tecate” competition for the second time this year. The following week, Jayson Vélez earned 56% of votes cast from across the nation for his performance in defeating Carlos Valcárcel in a 10-round battle on July 15 in Cataño, Puerto Rico. (continue reading…)

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Jesse Vargas Gets Stern Test in Walter Estrada on July 8 Edition of ‘Solo Boxeo Tecate’ from Primm, Nevada

by on Jul.05, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Unbeaten Venezuelan Standout Alfonso Blanco In Co-Feature

LOS ANGELES, CA, July 1, 2011 – After exciting events in April and May, Golden Boy Promotions returns to Buffalo Bill’s Star of the Desert Arena in Primm, Nev. on Friday, July 8, for another explosive night of world-class boxing when unbeaten local hero Jessie Vargas of Las Vegas steps into the ring to face seasoned veteran Walter Estrada in the main event of TeleFutura’s “Sólo Boxeo Tecate.”

In the six round co-feature, unbeaten Southern California junior middleweights Alfonso Blanco and Cleveland H. Ishe meet in a battle for west coast bragging rights. (continue reading…)

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