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Fonfara Holds Off a Determined Doudou Ngumbu, and Tomoki Kameda Defeats Challenger Alejandro Hernandez in Main Event of the SHOWTIME BOXING: Special Edition at the UIC Pavilion

by on Nov.02, 2014, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

Tomoki Kameda (L) and Alejandro Hernandez mix it up in their title fight

Tomoki Kameda (L) and Alejandro Hernandez mix it up in their title fight

Report by Kerstin Broockmann
Photo by Scott Dray

Full Undercard Report and More Photos to Come

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, November 1, 2014 – In the main event of SHOWTIME BOXING: Special Edition at the UIC Pavilion, Saturday, November 1, Andrzej Fonfara found a tougher than anticipated test in Doudou Ngumbu. Tomoki Kameda held off challenger Alejandro Hernandez to hang onto his WBO Bantamweight World Championship title, though the aggressive Hernandez was seen by some to have done enough to take the belt. In the final televised bout, Super Featherweight Javier Fortuna scored a knockout in the fifth round after a foul-filled clash with Abner Cotto.

In the main event, “The Polish Prince” Andrzej Fonfara (26-3, 15 KO’s) of Chicago had a lot of work to keep Doudou Ngumbu at bay during their ten-round Light Heavyweight bout. In the first round, Ngumbu moved constantly, presenting a difficult to hit target and tagging Fonfara up the center with jabs. Though Ngumbu most likely won the first round with his attacks to the body and straight head shots, Fonfara managed to avoid too much damage by holding whenever Ngumbu approached. (continue reading…)

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Daniel Ponce de Leon vs. Omar Estrella Headlines 2012 Televisa’s ‘Sabados de Corona’ Season Opener on January 21 in Ensenada B.C., Mexico

by on Jan.13, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Undefeated Leo Santa Cruz Faces Alejandro Hernandez in Co-Featured Bout

LOS ANGELES, CA, January 12, 2012 — Former World Champion Daniel Ponce de Leon heads back home to Mexico to begin his 2012 campaign for a second divisional title when he meets countryman Omar Estrella in a 12 round bout for the vacant WBC USNBC Featherweight title on Saturday, January 21 at The Boxing Warehouse in Ensenada B.C., Mexico.

In the evening’s co-main event, bantamweight phenom Leo Santa Cruz will put his unbeaten record and WBC Youth Bantamweight title on the line in a 10 round fight against veteran Alejandro Hernandez. (continue reading…)

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