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King Found Guilty of Breach of Contract Over Canceled Jones vs. Lebedev Bout

by on Oct.28, 2014, under Boxing News

 

Don King, at left, shaking hands with the Cyber Boxing Zone's photographer, Tom Glunz, several years ago (photo by Juan C. Ayllon)

Don King, at left, shaking hands with the Cyber Boxing Zone’s photographer, Tom Glunz, several years ago (photo by Juan C. Ayllon)

MANHATTAN, NY – According to www.boxingnewsnow@aol.com, a U.S. judge found promoter Don King liable for breach of contract over a canceled cruiserweight world championship pitting one of his fighters, former World Boxing Association World Cruiserweight Champion Guillermo Jones, against current champ Denis Lebedev on April 25th.  The bout was nixed when Jones failed a drug test.

Judge Scheindlin stated that the disqualification due to Jones testing positive for the diuretic furosemide hours before his scheduled fight in Moscow “plainly put King in breach” regardless of whether or not King had anything to do with the failed test. (continue reading…)

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Fantasy Texas Lightweight Superfight: Juan ‘Baby Bull’ Diaz vs. ‘Sweet Water’ Lew Jenkins

by on Nov.01, 2012, under Boxing News

By Karl Hegman

Juan Diaz, seen here at right versus Paulie M(photo by Tom Glunz)

Juan Diaz, seen here at right versus Paulie Malignaggi (photo by Tom Glunz)

Here we are fight fans, coming to you from Reliant Arena in Houston as two Texas lightweight legends go at it for the big bucks and the big glory. Diaz is in tremendous condition as always, while Jenkins feels he can finish the youngster with a single shot and has trained accordingly, as his wont. Jenkins has apparently worked himself into condition after “Making the rounds” at the local pubs and dance clubs when he first arrived in the Bayou City, while “El Torito” has had a hard and laborous training camp of eight solid weeks at the Savannah Gym in southwest Houston.

Veteran Las Vegas official Davey Pearl will be the third man in the ring for this contest of tough Texas World Lightweight Champions. (continue reading…)

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