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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!




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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Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara Press Tour Finale in Puerto Rico Quotes

by on May.11, 2014, under Boxing News, Press Releases

HONOR & GLORY: 154-Pound Showdown Saturday, July 12, From MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Live on SHOWTIME PPV®

May 9, 2014 –


“Thank you all. Yesterday we arrived and the reception we got showed the quality of people you are, and I am very pleased.

“I’ve heard a lot about Puerto Rico. I’ve always wanted to come; that’s why I decided that we make a stop here during the press tour. (continue reading…)

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Quotes for Saturday’s Showtime Fight Bonanza Featuring Danny Garcia, Mauricio Herrera and Company

by on Mar.14, 2014, under Boxing News

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Deontay Wilder hits the heavyweight bag.

Deontay Wilder hits the heavyweight bag.

BAYAMON, Puerto Rico (March 13, 2014) – Unified Super Lightweight World Champion  Danny “Swift” Garcia, Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera, WBC Continental Americas Heavyweight Champion Deontay “Bronx Bomber” Wilder, Malik “King” Scott, Juan Manuel “JuanMa” Lopez, Daniel Ponce de Leon and Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs spoke to the media during an open workout at Amelia Municipal Boxing Gym in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico in advance of their respective fights this Saturday, March 15 bouts at Cloliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, which will air LIVE on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING and SHOWTIME EXTREME.

Below is what the fighters had to say just two days away from fight night: (continue reading…)

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Juan Manuel Lopez’s and Daniel Ponce De Leon’s Careers on Line on Saturday

by on Mar.13, 2014, under Boxing News


Former World Champs in Must-Win Showdown

Danny Jacobs vs. Milton Nunez in Opener

 Showtime Boxing on ‘Showtime Extreme’ kicks off live at 7 PM Eastern Time and Pacific Time (Broadcast delayed on the West Coast)

Showtime Championship Boxing on Showtime begins at 9 PM Eastern Time and 6 PM Pacific Time

BAYAMON, PUERTO RICO — Broadcasting from the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez, Showtime Boxing on Showtime Extreme provides viewers across the country an opportunity to watch live undercard fights they would not otherwise be able to see. For the boxers, it provides oft-needed, national exposure.

Since the series began in February 2012, it has been a proverbial mixed bag of boxing match ups on SHO EXTREME, serving as a special lead-in to live SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING events on the network’s flagship channel, SHOWTIME®. (continue reading…)

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Photo of the Day: Mikey Garcia Halts Juanma in 4

by on Jun.17, 2013, under Boxing News

Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank, Copyright 2013

Photo by Chris Farina – Top Rank, Copyright 2013

DALLAS, TX, June 15, 2013 — Mikey Garcia of Oxnard, California at right stops former two-time world champion Juan Manuel Lopez of Caguas, Puerto Rico in the 4th round ,Saturday, June 15 from the American Airlines Center in Dallas,Texas

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