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Jhonny Gonzalez Knocks Out Abner Mares in First Round to Win WBC Featherweight Title in Upset of the Year Before 7,686 Fans

by on Aug.25, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Undefeated Leo Santa Cruz Captures WBC Super Bantamweight Crown With Third-Round Knockout Over Defending Champion Victor Terrazas; Replay Is Sunday, Aug. 25, at 9 a.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME®

CARSON, CA, August 24, 2013 — In a leading candidate for Upset of the Year – and possible Knockout of the Year – former two-division world champion and knockout artist Jhonny Gonzalez (55-8, 47 KO’s) registered a stunning 2:55, first-round knockout over previously unbeaten Abner Mares (26-1-1, 14 KO’s) Saturday on SHOWTIME® before 7,686 loud and enthusiastic fans at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.

Gonzalez’s shocking upset victory in the WBC featherweight title fight sets up a possible showdown with Leo Santa Cruz (25-0-1, 15 KO’s), who scored two knockdowns en route to an impressive third-round knockout over defending WBC super bantamweight champion Victor Terrazas (37-3-1, 21 KO’s) in the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING co-feature. (continue reading…)

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“Knockout Kings” Reign Supreme on Celebrated Mexican Independence Day Holiday Weekend in Unparalled Quadruple-Header

by on Jul.12, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Unforgettable Night of Boxing to Be Headlined by Mexican Superstar Canelo Alvarez Facing Breakout Star Josesito Lopez for the WBC Super Welterweight World Championship on September 15 at MGM Grand Live on SHOWTIME®; WBC Featherweight World Champion Jhonny Gonzalez to Take on Former World Champion Daniel Ponce de Leon

LOS ANGELES, CA, July 11, 2012 — Mexican Independence Day weekend will come alive in one-of-a-kind fashion on Saturday, September 15 when “Knockout Kings” featuring undefeated Mexican sensation Canelo Alvarez taking on boxing’s breakout star and upset-minded Josesito Lopez for Canelo’s World Boxing Council (WBC) Super Welterweight World Championship, takes place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, live on SHOWTIME. Fans can expect fireworks all night long with the unparalleled quadruple-header, which also features WBC Featherweight World Champion Jhonny Gonzalez defending his title against former World Champion Daniel Ponce De Leon.

“Knockout Kings,” a tremendous evening of pure Mexican power and pride, is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and Canelo Promotions in association with Goossen Tutor Promotions and Thompson Boxing Promotions and sponsored by Corona, DeWalt Tools and AT&T. The quadruple-header will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. and will be televised live on SHOWTIME. Additional co-featured fights will be announced soon. (continue reading…)

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Telefutura Brings Back the “Classics” This Friday: Oscar de la Hoya vs. Ricardo Mayorga and Jhonny Gonzalez vs. Mauricio Pastrana Air on Special Edition of ‘Solo Boxeo Tecate’

by on Sep.23, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

LOS ANGELES, September 23 – Golden Boy Promotions will bring back the classics once again this Friday, September 24, as a special edition of TeleFutura’s “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” will let fight fans re-live the memorable 2006 battle between “The Golden Boy” Oscar de la Hoya and Ricardo “El Matador” Mayorga.  It will also re-air the explosive 2008 showdown between former World Champions Jhonny Gonzalez and Mauricio Pastrana.

The special presentation of “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” is presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Cerveza Tecate and will air on TeleFutura at 11:30pm ET / PT (10:30pm CT). (continue reading…)

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