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Shawn Porter vs. Phil Lo Greco on undercard of Lamont Peterson vs. Lucas Matthysse on Showtime This Saturday

by on May.14, 2013, under Boxing News

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ATLANTIC CITY, May 15 – The explosive May 18 match-up between unbeaten contenders Shawn Porter and Phil Lo Greco at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey will air as part of the event’s SHOWTIME EXTREME® telecast live at 7 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast). 2012 British Olympic Bronze Medalist Anthony Ogogo will also participate one of the featured undercard bouts.

With both Porter and Lo Greco currently ranked in the top 15 (Porter #5 by the WBO and Lo Greco #12 by the WBA and #13 by the WBO), the stakes have never been higher for these fighters who will look to not only ignite the crowd at Boardwalk Hall, but also move further up the welterweight ladder to challenge the division’s elite as they square off in a 10-round 150 lb. catch-weight bout. (continue reading…)

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Quotes from Today’s Amir Khan vs. Danny Garcia Final Press Conference

by on Jul.13, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

AMIR KHAN, WBA Super Lightweight Super World Champion

“Training camp has been brilliant.  It was a long camp, but we paced it well.  We were very professional and smart with the way we did things.  It was a 15-week camp and I enjoyed every second of it.

“I did make a lot of mistakes in my last fight [against Lamont Peterson], but it was a wakeup call.  I learned a lot from that fight. (continue reading…)

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Rising Stars Look to Shine on Amir Khan vs. Danny Garcia Undercard on Saturday Night

by on Jul.12, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

FERNANDO GUERRERO AND FIVE UNBEATENS FEATURED AT THE MANDALAY BAY EVENTS CENTER IN LAS VEGAS

Plus Stakes Rise For Khan-Garcia As the Ring Magazine World Title Belt Is Now Up For Grabs

LOS ANGELES, CA, July 11, 2012 — With five unbeaten prospects and one of boxing’s most exciting young competitors making up the undercard for Saturday night’s world championship showdown at the Mandalay Bay Events Center between Amir Khan and Danny Garcia, attendees will be treated to a one of the best collections of rising stars seen in one place this year, making it a must see event for all fight fans.

Also, the stakes will be even higher in the main event as with Khan and Garcia now rated numbers one and two respectively by Ring Magazine, their fight will be waged for the prestigious Ring Magazine World Championship in addition to Garcia’s WBC title. (continue reading…)

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Golden Boy Promotions Signs Phil ‘The Italian Sensation’ Lo Greco

by on Mar.29, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

The Unbeaten Welterweight Joins the Premier Team in Boxing

LOS ANGELES, CA, March 28, 2012 – An international hit who has thrilled fans everywhere from his native Canada to his ancestral home of Italy, Phil “The Italian Sensation” Lo Greco will expand his reach even further in the coming months and years, as it was announced today that the unbeaten welterweight has signed a promotional agreement with Golden Boy Promotions who will co-promote him along with his Italian co-promoter OPI 2000.

“This is the greatest moment of my career so far and I promise Golden Boy Promotions that I will give them many more great moments before I’m done,” said Lo Greco. “I am looking forward to fighting the best the division has to offer both here at home and around the world and my goal, just like any boxer’s, is to win a world championship.” (continue reading…)

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