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Who’d Have Thunk It? Little-Known Boxers Best Future Pro Greats in Amateurs

by on Feb.10, 2016, under Boxing News

By John Scully

 

Chicago's Al Evans, at left versus Ray Mercer, knocked out a 15 year old Mike Tyson in the Amateurs. (photo courtesy of Youtube.com)

Chicago’s Al Evans, at left versus Ray Mercer, knocked out a 15 year old Mike Tyson in the Amateurs. (photo courtesy of Youtube.com)

Every boxer and trainer who has been in the game long enough can tell you about some guy that the overwhelming majority of boxing fans have never heard of before who has a story to tell. Every superstar boxer in the game knows of some guy from years gone by for whom they great respect. A guy he may have lost to during his formative years. A guy who impressed him with his skills, his talent, his power. Every boxing star wasn’t always the star. Along the way he lost fights to guys who were sharper, faster, stronger and, in some cases, just better.

Not everyone with superior skills and talent sees his way to the top of our game. Like the immensely talented but widely unknown to the masses Earl “The GOAT’ Manigault in basketball, boxing has plenty of guys who once upon a time had a memorable day in the sun that has been long been forgotten about by most. (continue reading…)

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Weigh-In Results for Tonight’s Fights at UIC Pavilion in Chicago

by on Mar.22, 2013, under Boxing News

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Television: ESPN Friday Night Fights

Promoters: Round 3 Productions, 8 Count Productions,

Warriors Boxing, Blue Wave Boxing

Venue: UIC Pavilion in Chicago, IL

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Quotes from Donovan George-David Lopez Press Conference at Trump International Hotel & Tower

by on Mar.20, 2013, under Boxing News

Donovan George at left with his opponent this Friday, David Lopez.

Donovan George at left with his opponent this Friday, David Lopez.

 

CHICAGO, March 20, 2013  – A media conference was held yesterday to discuss this Friday’s night of ESPN-televised boxing, live from Chicago’s UIC Pavilion and presented by 8 Count Productions, Round 3 Productions and Warriors Boxing.

In the 10-round middleweight main event, Windy City favorite Donovan “Da Bomb” George (24-3-1, 21 KOs) will take on former world title challenger David “The Destroyer” Lopez (41-13, 23 KOs) of Nogales, Mexico. And in the other featured bout, former world champion Kermit “EL Asesino” Cintron (33-5-1, 28 KOs) will drop back down to welterweight to face Chicago slugger Adrian “EL Tigre” Granados (11-2-1, 7 KOs). (continue reading…)

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Cintron Has 147 Good Reasons Not to Give Up

by on Mar.15, 2013, under Boxing News

 

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Kermit Cintron won a world title at welterweight. Take away two suspicious losses to the disgraced cheater Antonio Margarito and he’s never lost as a welterweight. He has almost insurmountable physical gifts of height and superior strength as a welterweight.

And so, after losing three of four in a disastrous 18-month stretch, what’s he going to do to get his career back on track?

He’s going back to welterweight. (continue reading…)

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TIckets Now on Sale for ESPN ‘Friday Night Fights’ Show at UIC Pavilion on March 22nd

by on Feb.25, 2013, under Boxing News

Donovan George vs. David Lopez & Adrian Granados vs. Kermit Cintron

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 CHICAGO, February 25, 2013 – Chicago fan favorite and perennial contender Donovan “Da Bomb” George will battle world title challenger David “The Destroyer” Lopez of Nogales, Mexico in a ten round middleweight bout on FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2013 at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion.

 The George/Lopez clash will be featured as the main event broadcast on ESPN Friday Night Fights complimented by an all-action ten round welterweight tilt between sensational prospect and hot Chicago attraction Adrian “EL Tigre” Granados and former world champion, The Fighting Pride of Carolina, Puerto Rico, Kermit “EL Asesino” Cintron. (continue reading…)

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