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Jesus Cuellar Steals the Show on ‘Showtime Extreme’ with TKO Over Tamayo at the Little Creek Casino

by on Dec.26, 2014, under Boxing News

Story by Ricardo Ibarra

Photos by Mike Blair

 

Cuellar, at left, and Tamayo trade.

Cuellar, at right, and Tamayo trade.

Fast rising Argentinean power puncher Jesus Cuellar took another step up the featherweight ladder last Saturday night at the Little Creek Casino in Shelton, Washington. Showcasing his skills in the headline bout of Goossen Promotions’ Showtime Extreme quadruple-header, Cuellar scored an exciting fifth round TKO over tough Mexican challenger Ruben “El Canelito” Tamayo to defend his interim WBA featherweight title.

Cuellar (26-1 20KOs 126 lbs), of Buenos Aires, said before the bout he was looking to make a statement and, as the fight got underway, he certainly appeared to be working towards making that statement. The aggressive southpaw pressed from the outset, stepping in behind stiff right jabs and following up with hard combinations. He quickly set a fast pace to the bout, cutting the distance and pushing his opponent back. Tamayo (25-5-4 17KOs 124.8 lbs.), also a southpaw, met his opponent’s aggression with his own arsenal of punches, firing back as Cuellar got close and finding some success with short counter right hooks, but the tempo of the fight favored Cuellar and, although Tamayo made it an entertaining fight early on, Cuellar was clearly getting the better of most exchanges and winning rounds. (continue reading…)

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Little Creek Casino Hosts Showtime Extreme’s Quadruple-header This Saturday, December 20th

by on Dec.18, 2014, under Boxing News

By Ricardo Ibarra

BRAWL-This One!

This Saturday, December 20th The Little Creek Casino of Shelton, Washington will once again be the site of a world class fight card featuring some of the best up and comers in the game today. The venue has had a stellar year, quickly solidifying its position as the Pacific Northwest’s premier venue for high-level boxing, garnering national attention from the boxing public with multiple televised cards featuring top contenders and future or former world champions. This Saturday’s card will follow suit with a stacked eleven bout card promoted by Goosen Promotions and televised on Showtime Extreme. Four of the eleven scheduled bouts will be televised.

The main event will feature a twelve round match-up for the Interim WBA featherweight title. Argentinean banger Jesus Cuellar (25-1 19KO’s) will defend the title for the fourth time when he takes on Mexico’s Ruben Tamayo (25-4-4 17KOs). Cuellar has been stacking up quality wins in the division, having claimed three straight impressive victories with decisions over both Rico Ramos and Claudio Marrero, and in his most recent outing, an impressive third KO over former pound for pound entrant Juan Manuel Lopez. (continue reading…)

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Julian ‘J Rock’ Williams looking for big outing this Monday against former world title challenger Freddy Hernandez in Boston

by on Mar.13, 2014, under Boxing News

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PHILADELPHIA, March 13, 2014 — This Monday night at the House of Blues in Boston, undefeated Jr. Middleweight, Julian “J Rock” Williams (14-0-1, 8 KO’s) will headline a card that will be televised live throughout the country on Fox Sports 1 when he takes on former world title challenger Freddy Hernandez in a 10-round bout.

Williams of Philadelphia has been on quite a roll since linking up with adviser Al Haymon and boxing fans outside of Philadelphia are beginning to take notice. (continue reading…)

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Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi Crowned King of Brooklyn After Defeating Zab “Super” Judah in Unanimous Decision Victory

by on Dec.08, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Shawn Porter Dominates Devon Alexander to Capture IBF Welterweight World Championship; Erislandy Lara Defeats Austin Trout in Unanimous Decision; Sakio Bika vs. Anthony Dirrell Ends in Split Draw

Saturday’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Telecast Will Replay Sunday Morning and Tuesday, December 10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME EXTREME®

Photo courtesy of espn.go.com/Elsa/Golden Boy/Getty Images

Photo courtesy of espn.go.com/Elsa/Golden Boy/Getty Images

BROOKLYN, N.Y., December 8, 2013 — Two weeks after his 33rd birthday, Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi (33-5, 7 KO’s) picks up his 33rd win in a unanimous decision victory over Zab “Super” Judah (42-9, 29 KO’s) in front of his hometown crowd at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. The fight, promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, headlined a four-fight SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING event.

Despite being knocked down in the second round, Malignaggi was able to regain his stride en route to a strong 116-111, 117-110, 117-110 victory which earned him Brooklyn bragging rights and a potentially bright future in the stacked welterweight division. In addition, he was awarded a special Brooklyn’s World Championship belt designed by SARTONK. (continue reading…)

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Unbeaten Shawn Porter and Former World Champion Julio Diaz II to Headline “The One: Mayweather vs. Canelo Fight Week Card on Thursday, September 12 at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas

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

Fights to Be Televised Live on Fox Sports 2 & Fox Deportes

Plus, Badou Jack vs. Marco Antonio Periban and Julian Williams vs. Hugo Centeno Jr. Tickets on Sale Now!

LAS VEGAS, NV, August 22, 2013 — It’s boxing’s biggest week, an opportunity for the stars of entertainment and sports to descend on Las Vegas for “THE” fight of 2013, the championship showdown between unbeaten icons Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez. However, before the world turns its eyes to the MGM Grand Garden Arena to watch these two warriors collide Saturday, Sept. 14, Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions kick off festivities two days earlier, on Thursday, Sept. 12, with a special three-and-a-half hour, action-packed broadcast on FOX Sports 2 and FOX Deportes from MGM Grand Las Vegas’ Premier Ballroom.

It’s the rematch fight fans have demanded, as unbeaten Shawn “Showtime” Porter faces former World Champion Julio “The Kidd” Diaz in the 10-round welterweight bout as the main event of the tripleheader. The co-featured bout showcases Las Vegas up and comer Badou Jack as he takes on Mexico’s Marco Antonio Periban and in the opener boxing’s top prospects Julian “J-Rock” Williams faces Hugo “The Boss” Centeno Jr. in a 10-round junior middleweight clash. (continue reading…)

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