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Undercard for July 12th Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara Clash Announced

by on May.28, 2014, under Boxing News

‘Honor and Glory’ Showtime PPV Event Stacked with Abner Mares vs. Jonathan Oquendo for WBO International Super Featherweight Title, Juan Manuel Lopez vs. Francisco Vargas for Interim WBA Jr. Welterweight Title and Johan Perez vs. Mauricio Herrera!

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LAS VEGAS, May 27, 2014 — The hottest fight of the summer of 2014 deserves a sizzling undercard, and Golden Boy Promotions and SHOWTIME PPV are pleased to announce the three bouts that will support the main event featuring Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara on Saturday, July 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

In the co-main event, former three-division world champion Abner Mares returns to face Puerto Rico’s Jonathan Oquendo in a 10-round featherweight bout. In the SHOWTIME PPV opening bout, Johan Perez defends his interim WBA Junior Welterweight World Championship against Mauricio Herrera in s 12-round match up. (continue reading…)

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You Be the Judge: Paul Spadafora vs. Johan Perez Replay Now Available

by on Dec.03, 2013, under Boxing News

Photo courtesy of www.gfl.tv

Photo courtesy of www.gfl.tv

Click on the link below to to to GoFightLive!

www.gfl.tv/showEvent.do?eventId=2214

This past Saturday LIVE around the WORLD on GFL.tv, Paul Spadafora (48-1-1) dropped a contested decision to Johan Perez (18-1-1). The 12 round bout for the interim WBA Jr. Welterweight title was an exciting one.

While Spadafora dominated the first few rounds, Perez fought back valiantly giving Spadafora a heap of problems during the fight. Instead of coming straight forward at Spadafora, Perez switched his style up and patiently waited for opportunities.

Even through the adjustments and a cut on his eye from the 4th round, Spadafora stuck to his game plan. Even after hyper extending his elbow you kept bringing the fight to the younger Perez.

One thing is for sure you can not take anything away from either man. After 12 round of intense action the judge’s scorecards read 114-114 Draw, 115-113 and a ridiculous 117-110 for the winner via Majority Decision, Johan Perez.

Even though the judge’s scored for Perez, there seemed ti be differances of opinion in the media. For example Fightnews.com scored the fight 114-114 DRAW while GFL.tv scored the fight 115-113 in favor of Spadafora.

Also on the card there was a highly disputed draw between veteran spoiler Darnell “Deezol” Boone & Morgan “Big Chief” Fitch. Fitch survived 2 knockdowns in the fight but stayed in the fight until the final bell. Even though the judges scored the fight a Draw, many disputed the decision.

Since there were 2 highly contested fights on the card GFL.tv is inviting “You to be the judge”. We have dropped the price from $14.99 to $9.99 and if you order once you will be able to watch for LIFE on GFL OnDemand

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Golden Boy Promotions Signs World Champion Johan Perez and Former Amateur Star Julian Ramirez

by on May.20, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

LOS ANGELES, CA, May 17, 2012 — The best roster in boxing added to its luster this week with Golden Boy Promotions’ signing of current WBA Interim Super Lightweight World Champion Johan Perez and unbeaten former amateur standout Julian Ramirez to multi-year promotional agreements.

“This is a big day for us and I’m proud to have these two boxers fighting for us now,” said Oscar de la Hoya, President of Golden Boy Promotions. “Boxing will never grow if we don’t keep cultivating new talent and in Johan and Julian, we’ve signed two fighters that you’re going to be hearing a lot about in the months and years to come.” (continue reading…)

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