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Danger Zone: Adrien Broner vs. Marcos Maidana Undercard Media Conference Call Transcript

by on Nov.24, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Jesus Soto Karass vs. Keith Thurman, Leo Santa Cruz vs. Cesar Seda

Keith Thurman with some fans (photo courtesy of Keith Thurman's Facebook page)

Keith Thurman with some fans (photo courtesy of Keith Thurman’s Facebook page)

SAN ANTONIO, TX, November 21, 2013 — Anticipation is simmering for a compelling evening of boxing in a couple weeks.  Headlined by Adrien Broner versus Marcos Maidana, this fight card is loaded, as this conference call suggests.

Kelly Swanson: Thanks, everybody, for calling in. We really appreciate it. This call is to talk about this fantastic undercard, the undercard for the Adrien Broner and Marcos Maidana fight, which is December 14 from the Alamodome in San Antonio.

We’re going to start off today with Cesar Seda and Leo Santa Cruz, and then immediately following their comments and your questions for them, we will turn it over to Keith Thurman and Jesus Soto Karass. To get this call going, I’m going to introduce Richard Schaefer, Chief Executive Officer of Golden Boy Promotions. (continue reading…)

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Danger Zone: WBA Welterweight World Champion Adrien Broner to Defend his Title Against Former World Champion Marcos Maidana on December 14 Live on Showtime from the Alamodome in San Antonio

by on Nov.02, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Interim WBA Welterweight Champion Keith Thurman Defends His Title Against Jesus Soto Karass, WBC Super Bantamweight Champion Leo Santa Cruz Faces Cesar Seda, WBA Light Heavyweight Champion Beibut Shumenov Takes on Tamas Kovacs, Plus! The Much Anticipated Ring Return of Victor Ortiz

SAN ANTONIO, TX, October 31, 2013 — WBA Welterweight Champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner and former WBA Junior Welterweight Champion Marcos “El Chino” Maidana are no strangers to facing the most feared competitors in the sport of boxing. On Saturday, Dec. 14, in a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® mega-bout to air live from the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, the bold and brash Broner and the punching powerhouse Maidana will enter the DANGER ZONE like never before, with “The Problem” defending his title against the Argentine knockout artist determined to wrap championship gold around his waist once again.

Who will emerge from the DANGER ZONE unscathed? Will it be the fast and precise Broner or the aggressive and powerful Maidana? The world will find out on Dec. 14. (continue reading…)

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Adrien Broner, Marcos Maidana and the Danger Zone Fighters Meet the Press at the Alamodome

by on Nov.02, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

LIVE ON SATURDAY, DEC. 14 at 8p ET/5p PT; Tickets From $10 On Sale Now!

SAN ANTONIO, TX, October 31, 2013 — An enthusiastic crowd of hundreds of boxing fans turned out for an to the public press conference on the floor of the Alamodome today as Golden Boy Promotions formally announced DANGER ZONE, a blockbuster event headlined by a highly anticipated matchup between undefeated WBA Welterweight Champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner and former WBA Junior Welterweight Champion Marcos “El Chino” Maidana live on SHOWTIME® (8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT) on Saturday, Dec. 14.

The 12-rounder between rising superstar Broner (27-0, 22 KO’s), of Cincinnati, and the always-dangerous, hard-hitting Maidana (34-3, 31 KO’s), of Margarita, Santa Fe, Argentina, tops a stacked fight card to close out what has been a record-breaking year on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®. (continue reading…)

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Jesus Soto-Karass KO’s Andre Berto, Keith Thurman KO’s Deigo Chaves & Omar Figueroa-Nihito Arakawa Steal Show with Slugfest

by on Jul.29, 2013, under Boxing News

Replays Tuesday, July 30 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME EXTREME

 

Jesus Soto-Karass en route to knocking out Andre Berto (photo by Tom Casino/Showtime)

Jesus Soto-Karass en route to knocking out Andre Berto (photo by Tom Casino/Showtime)

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS  – On Saturday, July 27th, Jesus “Renuente” Soto Karass knocked out Andre Berto, Keith Thurman was dubbed Knockout King, but Omar Figueroa and Nihito Arakawa stole the show Saturday night on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING.

Soto Karass scored a 12th round technical knockout victory over a remarkably resilient Berto in front of 8,811 fans in the main event on SHOWTIME at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. (continue reading…)

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Weigh-In Results for Berto-Karass, Thurman-Chaves & Gang for Tonight’s ‘Knockout Kings II’ Showtime Event

by on Jul.27, 2013, under Boxing News

Andre Berto and Jesus Soto Karass at their weigh-in as Oscar De La Hoya looks on (Tom Casino-Showtime photo)

Andre Berto and Jesus Soto Karass at their weigh-in as Oscar De La Hoya looks on (photo by Tom Casino/Showtime)

 

SAN ANTONIO, TX — The fighters are ready, and so are we, as the AT & T Center hosts an exciting night of boxing.  Some of the fights will be broadcast by Showtime.  Here are the principal’s weigh-in results: (continue reading…)

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