Tag: Marcos Maidana
Thank you, all for being here. Welcome, everyone, to today’s call. I just wanted to start off by saying we will have Adrien Broner and Eloy Perez on the first half of the call, and then shortly after we’ll joined by Devon Alexander and Marcos Maidana. Before Fight Week kicks off next week I will be sending around the full Fight Week schedule, either this afternoon or tomorrow, so we’re very excited for this great event happening next weekend. And at this time I will turn the call over to the COO of Golden Boy Promotions, Dave Itskowitch. Dave?
Thank you, Monica. Thank you, everyone, for joining us today for the Arch Enemies conference call. Our main event features Devon Alexander vs. Marcos Maidana in a 10 round welterweight fight, and our co-main event features Adrien Broner vs. Eloy Perez for the WBO Junior Lightweight World Title. The event is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions in association with The Great Promotions and Universum Box Promotions, with Broner vs. Perez being presented in association with R&R Promotions. (continue reading…)
Quotes from Friday’s Devon Alexander vs. Marcos Maidana and Adrien Broner vs. Eloy Perez Press Conference
ST. LOUIS, MO, January 13, 2012 –
DEVON ALEXANDER “THE GREAT”, Former Two-Time World Champion
“These last few fights at 140 pounds were hard for me to make weight. I’m going to be stronger and faster at 147.
“Maidana is coming to tear my head off, but I’m going to be ready, 110%.” (continue reading…)
Injury Forces Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero Out of His Saturday, August 27 WBA Super Lightweight World Title Challenge Against Marcos “El Chino” Maidana
LOS ANGELES, CA, August 18, 2011 — Due to an injury to his left shoulder and arm sustained yesterday afternoon during sparring, Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero has been forced to withdraw from his Saturday, August 27 WBA Super Lightweight World Title challenge against Marcos “El Chino” Maidana that was to be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark. The entire card, which was set to take place at HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif., has been cancelled including the co-featured bout between undefeated heavyweight star Seth Mitchell and Mike Mollo.
Guerrero is currently on his way to receive an MRI to determine the severity of the injury and how long he will be away from the ring. The injury is a difficult setback for team Guerrero as the fight was just over a week away. (continue reading…)
The Calm Before the Storm: Training Camp Notes for August 27 Marcos Maidana vs. Robert Guerrero World Title Fight in San Jose, CA
LOS ANGELES, CA, August 17, 2011 – Just a little over two weeks remain before the hottest fight of the summer when WBA Super Lightweight World Champion Marcos “El Chino” Maidana and WBA and WBO Interim Lightweight World Champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero square off in a 12-round battle for Maidana’s title on August 27 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif. which will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark®. We checked in with Maidana in San Juan, Puerto Rico and Guerrero in Big Bear, Calif. for training camp reports so fight fans can find out what the two boxing stars are up to before the biggest fight of their careers.
THE CHAMPION – MARCOS MAIDANA – SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO
The summer heat is at its peak in Puerto Rico at this time of the year and while that’s great for the tourists and beach lovers who are hitting the Caribbean island in droves, it’s even better for WBA Super Lightweight World Champion Marcos Maidana, who has set up camp in Puerto Rico for the first time as he prepares for his August 27 showdown with Robert Guerrero. (continue reading…)
Seth Mitchell Set to Cause “Mayhem” at HP Pavilion at San Jose on August 27: Mitchell to Face Mike Mollo in HBO Boxing After Dark Co-Main Event
LOS ANGELES, CA, August 11 — A few years ago, late August would signal the start of the college football season for Michigan State’s Seth Mitchell, but on August 27 of this year, “Mayhem” will be in the ring at HP Pavilion in San Jose, California for the most important bout of his boxing career, as he faces Mike Mollo in the HBO Boxing After Dark co-main event.
In the featured bout of the evening, WBA Super Lightweight World Champion Marcos “Chino” Maidana meets WBO Interim Lightweight World Champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero in a 12 round fight for Maidana’s title. (continue reading…)