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Tyner Wins the USBO Welterweight Title; Mensah Defeats Gorges for the IBF International J. Welterweight Title

by on Jul.20, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Fights Now Available on Demand on GFL

CHICAGO/NEW YORK, July 18, 2011 — In the main event for CFC Promotions “Chicago Fight Night #2” welterweight Lanardo “The Pain Server” Tyner improved to (25-4-2 15 KO’s) by defeating former world champion “Vicious” Vivian Harris (29-7-1 19KO’s) via Unanimous Decision thus capturing the vacant USBO welterweight champion. The official judges score cards read 97-93, 97-93 and 96-94 all in favor for Lanardo Tyner.

That fight plus a full undercard was streamed LIVE all over the world on (continue reading…)

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Three Big Title Bouts from Chicago this Friday on GFL

by on Jul.13, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Former world champion Vivian Harris to take on Lanardo Tyner for the USBO Welterweight title; Albert Mensah against Andre Georges for the IBF International Jr. Welterweight title & Carl Davis against Epifanio Mendoza for the IBF Inter Continental Cruiserweight title

NEW YORK / CHICAGO, July 13, 2011 — This Friday night in Chicago, one of the best cards top to bottom will take place as three title bouts will take place and all three have major implications on the world rankings.

The show will take place at the Club 7600 in Burbank, Illinois just outside of Chicago and is promoted by Cynthia Tolaymat and CFC Boxing Promotions. (continue reading…)

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Unbeaten Jessie Vargas to Face Former World Champion Vivian Harris in April 8 ‘Solo Boxeo Tecate’ Main Event

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

Eddie Gomez vs. Roberto Lopez Also Featured Live from Primm, Nevada

LOS ANGELES, CA, March 31, 20111 – Buffalo Bill’s Star of the Desert Arena in Primm, Nevada will be the site for the Friday, April 8 edition of TeleFutura’s “Sólo Boxeo Tecate,” as one of boxing’s rising stars, Jessie Vargas, returns to his home state to face former World Champion “Vicious” Vivian Harris in the headlining bout of an action-packed card that also features New York prospects Eddie Gomez and Roberto Lopez in a Big Apple showdown, plus middleweight knockout artist Bastie Samir and top prospect Michael Finney.

This night of world class professional boxing is presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Roy Englebrecht Promotions’ special edition of “Fight Club Primm,” and sponsored by Cerveza Tecate and AT&T.  Doors open at 6:00pm PT, the first bell rings at 7:00pm PT and the TeleFutura broadcast begins at 11:30pm ET / PT (10:30pm CT). (continue reading…)

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’200: Celebrate and Dominate’ Mosley vs. Mora Fight Quotes

by on Sep.19, 2010, under Boxing News


Fight Result: Split Decision Draw

Sugar Shane Mosley

“We both fought hard. It was a good fight so it was a good decision.

“He is not a good puncher so we had to box more. (continue reading…)

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“Vicious” Victor Ortiz and “Vicious” Vivian Harris Media Conference Call

by on Aug.27, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Monica Sears

Welcome to today’s call.  I just want to give a quick rundown of everyone that is joining us today.  We have President of Golden Boy Promotions, Oscar De La Hoya.  On Victor Ortiz’s team we have obviously, “Vicious” Victor, his head trainer Danny Garcia and his manager Rolando Arellano.  On Vivian Harris’ side we have Vivian, his head coach Delen Parsley, also known as “Blimp,” and his manager, Greg Leon. 

Without any further ado I’m going to let Oscar give everyone the rundown on this great card we have coming up September 18th.

Oscar de la Hoya      

Thank you very much, Monica.  We are truly excited to be once again presenting the great lineup of fights.  Obviously Saturday, September 18th is a very special day for boxing.  Obviously we’ve had many events on that weekend celebrating Mexico’s Independence Day.  We told that to watching the great Chavez and watching other great Mexican champions.  Also, myself, I fought there on many occasions on this holiday, which has always been very special to me.  (continue reading…)

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