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‘Star Power: Mayweather vs. Ortiz’ Gets Bigger, Better and Brighter as Canelo Alvarez vs. Alfonso Gomez Is Added to Create Two-Site, Star-Studded September 17 Boxing Extravaganza Presented by HBO Pay-Per-View

by on Jul.27, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Staples Center in Los Angeles to Co-Host Pay-Per-View Mega Event with MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas; Los Tucanes de Tijuana and El Gran Silencio Set for Live Performances for the Crowd at Staples Center

LOS ANGELES, CA, July 26, 2011 – ”STAR POWER: Mayweather vs. Ortiz” just got propelled into another galaxy, as it was announced today that rising Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez will defend his WBC super welterweight championship against Alfonso Gomez on the televised undercard of the September 17 pay-per-view extravaganza featuring the WBC welterweight world championship mega-fight between Floyd Mayweather and Victor Ortiz.

Making this announcement more significant and unique is the fact that Alvarez and Gomez will face each other at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, while Mayweather and Ortiz will battle at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, creating a mega-event from two world-class cities. (continue reading…)

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PHOTOS: Top Rank Officially Announces Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Alfonso Gomez ‘In Harm’s Way’ on December 4

by on Oct.04, 2010, under Press Releases

chavez20jr_gomez20101004_002aLOS ANGELES, CA, October 4, 2010 – (L-R) Humberto Soto, Nonito Donaire, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. , Alfonso Gomez, Urbano Antillon and Brandon Rios pose during a press conference to announce their upcoming big fights on Top Rank’s  “In Harms Way” to be held at the Honda Center in Anaheim,CA on Saturday, December 4 and broadcast live on Pay Per View.  — Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank, copyright 2010

chavez20jr_gomez20101004_001aLOS ANGELES, CA, October 4, 2010 – (L-R) Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. , Culiacan, Mexico and Alfonso Gomez of Mexico pose during a press conference to announce their upcoming big fight on Top Rank’s  “In Harms Way” to be held at the Honda Center in Anaheim, CA on Saturday, December 4 and broadcast live on Pay Per View. — Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank, copyright 2010 (continue reading…)

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Interview with Welterweight Contender Alfonso Gomez

by on Nov.02, 2009, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Interview and Photos by: Ricardo Conde

agomezWelterweight contender Alfonso Gomez (20-4-2, 10KOs) from Whittier, CA, famed for season one of “The Contender” reality show, will face Jesus Soto Karass (24-3-3, 16KOs) on November 14th for the WBC Continental Americas welterweight title at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, on the Pacquiao vs. Cotto “Firepower” undercard which will be shown live on HBO PPV and is being promoted by Top Rank.

We had a moment to sit down and talk to Gomez as he prepares for his upcoming bout. Here’s what he had to say: (continue reading…)

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