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Robert Guerrero Return Triumphant in Life and Death Slugfest with Yoshihiro Kamegai

by on Jun.23, 2014, under Boxing News

Guerreo, at left, lands a crunching left to the head of Kamegai (photo courtesy of

Guerreo, at left, lands a crunching left to the head of Kamegai (photo courtesy of www.theboxingblog.sho.com)

 

By CHRISTOPHER MORGAN

 

CARSON, CA, June, 21, 2014 — The StubHub center in Carson California which has hosted quite a bit of highly memorable events just added another classic to the books with a greatly entertaining 12 round war between welterweights Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero and Yoshihiro Kamegai.

Robert Guerrero (31-2, 18 Kos) of Gilroy, California was making his first appearance in the ring since losing a wide Unanimous Decision to pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather in May of 2013. Not much was known of Yoshihiro Kamegai (of Tokyo Japan other than his high kayo percentage record, that most of his bouts had taken place in Japan and that he’d gone 1-2 when venturing outside of Japan even losing a 10 round decision to Hector Munoz in June of 2013 in this very building. (continue reading…)

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Photo from Lomachenko Media Day

by on Jun.19, 2014, under Boxing News

Photo courtesy of Chris Farina - Top Rank, Copyright 2014

Photo courtesy of Chris Farina – Top Rank, Copyright 2014

LOS ANGELES, CA, June 18, 2014 — Two-time Olympic gold medalist Vasyl Lomachenko will take on undefeated Gary Russell Jr. for the vacant WBO World Featherweight championship, Saturday, June 21 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, televised on SHOWTIME.

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Big George with Orlando Salido Prior to Saturday’s Showdown

by on Feb.28, 2014, under Boxing News

Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank, Copyright 2014

Photo by Chris Farina – Top Rank, Copyright 2014

SAN ANTONIO, TX, February 27, 2014 — Looking like he could eat him as a snack, legendary Heavyweight champion George Foreman, at left, poses with WBO Featherweight champion Orlando Salido during the final press conference Thursday in San Antonio,Texas for his upcoming championship bout against two-time Ukrainian Olympic gold medalist Vasyl Lomachenko on the undercard of the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs Brian Vera, Saturday, March 1, at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.

Lomachenko , in only his second professional fight will take on Salido for his WBO Featherweight title. Promoted by Top Rank®, in association with Zanfer Promotions, Banner Promotions, Foreman Boys Promotions and Tecate, Chavez Jr. vs Vera II will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing®. (continue reading…)

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Lomachenko All Smiles for Salido Showdown on Saturday

by on Feb.27, 2014, under Boxing News

Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank, Copyright 2014

Photo by Chris Farina – Top Rank, Copyright 2014

SAN ANTONIO, TX, February 26, 2014 — Two-time Ukrainian Olympic gold medalist and 2013 Prospect of the Year, Vasyl Lomachenko smiles at reporters during media day Wednesday in San Antonio,Texas as he talks about his upcoming second professional fight where he will take on WBO Featherweight champion Orlando Salido of Mexico.

Salido vs Lomachenko will open the telecast as the featured bout on the undercard of the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs Bryan Vera rematch battle, Saturday, March 1 , at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas and televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing®. (continue reading…)

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Will This Be the Last Thing Lomachenko Sees Saturday Night?

by on Feb.27, 2014, under Boxing News

Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank, Copyright 2014

Photo by Chris Farina – Top Rank, Copyright 2014

SAN ANTONIO, TX, February 26, 2014 — WBO Featherweight champion Orlando Salido of Mexico poses during media day Wednesday in San Antonio,Texas for his upcoming title defense where he will take on two-time Ukrainian Olympic gold medalist and 2013 Prospect of the Year, Vasyl Lomachenko.

Salido vs Lomachenko will open the telecast as the featured bout on the undercard of the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs Bryan Vera rematch battle, Saturday, March 1 , at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas and televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing®. (continue reading…)

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