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Jesus Cuellar Steals the Show on ‘Showtime Extreme’ with TKO Over Tamayo at the Little Creek Casino

by on Dec.26, 2014, under Boxing News

Story by Ricardo Ibarra

Photos by Mike Blair

 

Cuellar, at left, and Tamayo trade.

Cuellar, at right, and Tamayo trade.

Fast rising Argentinean power puncher Jesus Cuellar took another step up the featherweight ladder last Saturday night at the Little Creek Casino in Shelton, Washington. Showcasing his skills in the headline bout of Goossen Promotions’ Showtime Extreme quadruple-header, Cuellar scored an exciting fifth round TKO over tough Mexican challenger Ruben “El Canelito” Tamayo to defend his interim WBA featherweight title.

Cuellar (26-1 20KOs 126 lbs), of Buenos Aires, said before the bout he was looking to make a statement and, as the fight got underway, he certainly appeared to be working towards making that statement. The aggressive southpaw pressed from the outset, stepping in behind stiff right jabs and following up with hard combinations. He quickly set a fast pace to the bout, cutting the distance and pushing his opponent back. Tamayo (25-5-4 17KOs 124.8 lbs.), also a southpaw, met his opponent’s aggression with his own arsenal of punches, firing back as Cuellar got close and finding some success with short counter right hooks, but the tempo of the fight favored Cuellar and, although Tamayo made it an entertaining fight early on, Cuellar was clearly getting the better of most exchanges and winning rounds. (continue reading…)

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Detroit’s Champs Give Back to their Community

by on Feb.28, 2014, under Boxing News

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DETROIT, MI — On Tuesday, February 18, 2014 The Kronk Gym Foundation continued to fulfill upon its mission to promote healthy active, lifestyles through education, recreation and mentor-ship through partnering with Marion Law Academy and The Adrian Tonon Project to provide mentorship.

Lanardo Tyner of Detroit, a world-boxing champion, was one of the three professional boxers who volunteered his time. Tyner says “when I was in school I remember the school would have an assembly the blue pigs would come in and thy would always give us hope, its hard to explain”, he mentioned, “I would always leave school after an assembly with the feeling of hope and feeling good about myself, if I can give that kind of hope back to our youngsters, sign me up!” (continue reading…)

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