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Donovan George Stops Maxell Taylor, Wins Vacant USBA Crown!

by on Apr.02, 2011, under Boxing News

By Juan C. Ayllon
Photos by Belle

Donovan George celebrates his win as referee Genaro Rodriguez intervenes.

Donovan George celebrates his win as referee Genaro Rodriguez intervenes.

CHICAGO, April 1, 2011 – Several thousand at the UIC Pavilion erupted in cheers when hometown boxer, Donovan “Da Bomb” George, was introduced by tuxedoed ring announcer Thomas Treiber.  Thirty minutes later, the fight throng roared as a new champion was born.   

Across the ring stood Maxell “The General” Taylor, a rugged, ebony hued fighter with an elongated, triangular beard and a long suffering expression of a hardened man aged beyond his years, who wasn’t impressed by some young upstart slugger.  At 166.5 lbs. and a record of 15-2-1 and 6 knockouts, he’d never failed to go the distance. 

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Weights from Chicago

by on Apr.01, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

8 Count Productions Windy City Fight Night 16, April 1
UIC Pavilion, Chicago, IL
Doors 7pm, First Bell 8pm
 

Maxell Taylor--Donovan George, Photo Courtesy Tom Barnes, Tomba-Images

Maxell Taylor--Donovan George, Photo Courtesy Tom Barnes, Tomba-Images

Donovan George, 168 vs. Maxell Taylor, 166.5
12 Rounds, Vacant USBA Title
Sergey Kovalev, 174 vs. Julius Fogle, 173
Genaro Mendez, 134 vs. Javier Loya, 134
Joe Linenfelser, 154 vs. Jeremy Marts, 152
Luis Santiago, 148 vs. William Bokhart, 146.5
Jeremias Correa, 128, vs. Anthony Linenfelser, 129
Ramon Valenzuela, 160 vs. William Chouloute, 161.

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Leo Santa Cruz Returns to Action Thursday Night

by on Oct.19, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Undefeated Super Bantamweight Prospect Added to Jonathan Ogden Foundation Benefit Card

BALTIMORE, MD, October 19, 2010 — Sensational super bantamweight prospect Leo ‘Teremoto’ Santa Cruz has been added to the star studded “An Evening Ringside” Jonathan Ogden Foundation Benefit card this Thursday night, October 21st at the Martins Valley Mansion in Cockeysville, Maryland.

Fighting out of Lincoln Heights, California, Santa Cruz has continued to impress West Coast boxing fans since turning professional four years ago. Known for his outstanding boxing skills and fast hands, the former amateur standout brings a record of 13-0-1 with five knockouts into the scheduled six rounder against Milwaukee’s James Owens, 4-1-0 (2KO’s). (continue reading…)

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