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Jerry Belmontes Takes on Abner Cotto in a Homecoming Fight Featured on Thursday, August 7 Golden Boy Live! Event at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas Live on Fox Sports 1 & Fox Deportes

by on Jun.25, 2014, under Boxing News, Press Releases

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX , June 18, 2014 — “The Corpus Christi Kid” Jerry Belmontes will return to his Texas hometown to face Puerto Rico’s Abner “Pin” Cotto in the 10-round junior lightweight main event of FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes’ Golden Boy Live! on Thursday, August 7 at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Also featured on the card will be a stacked lineup of Texas’ finest that will be looking to put on a show for their local fans including Austin’s KeAndre Gibson who will face an opponent to be named in the eight-round junior welterweight co-main event. Also taking to the ring will be Kingsville’s unbeaten Oscar Cantu who meets San Antonio’s Joseph Rios in an eight-round bantamweight bout that will open the televised portion of the card. (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


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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Results from Friday’s “Solo Boxeo Tecate” from Aguas Buenas, Puerto Rico

by on Dec.13, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Mike Perez (L) vs. Jose Hernanadez. Photo: Enrique"Quique" Vázquez/Promociones Miguel Cotto, Inc.

Mike Perez (L) vs. Jose Hernanadez. Photo: Enrique"Quique" Vázquez/Promociones Miguel Cotto, Inc.

BUENOS AGUAS, PUERTO RICO, December 13 — It was a thrilling evening at the Coliseo Samuel Rodriguez, in Puerto Rico.  Each of the 8 bouts packed a solid punch on TeleFutura’s “Sólo Boxeo Tecate,” but the main event pitting Mike Perez against Jose Hernandez stole the show and is being called a late-entry Fight of the Year candidate.  The event was presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Promociones Miguel Cotto and H2 Entertainment.  If you missed the live action or televised broadcast, below is a summary of the results: (continue reading…)

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Rising Star Frankie Gomez and 2008 Olympic Bronze Medalist Deontay Wilder Complete April 30th ‘Solo Boxeo Tecate’ Undercard

by on Apr.29, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Top Prospects Juan Velasquez and Abner Cotto Also in Action at Tropicana Las Vegas

LOS ANGELES, April 29 – On Friday, April 30, boxing’s young guns will descend on Tropicana Las Vegas, as former U.S. amateur standout Frankie Gomez, 2008 U.S. Olympic Heavyweight Bronze Medalist Deontay Wilder and Puerto Rican powerhouses Juan Carlos Velasquez and Abner Cotto take to the ring for an exciting night of boxing which is headlined by the “Solo Boxeo Tecate” main event between former Three-Time World Champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero and Roberto Arrieta.

In the co-featured bout of the evening, East Los Angeles’ Gomez meets Santa Ana’s Ricardo Malfavonin a four round junior welterweight bout. (continue reading…)

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