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Marcos Maidana-Josesito Lopez Thriller Exceeds All Expectations in Instant Classic and Fight of the Year Candidate Before Record Sell-Out Crowd at the Home Depot Center in Carson, CA

by on Jun.09, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

In Equally Scintillating Slugfest, Erislandy Lara Stops Alfredo Angulo In 10th Round and Undefeated Jermell Charlo Outpoints Demetrius Hopkins in Co-Features; Catch Must-See Replay Tuesday, June 13, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME EXTREME®

CARSON, CA, June 9, 2013 — In a Fight of The Year candidate Marcos “El Chino” Maidana (34-3, 31 KO’s), of Margarita, Argentina, capped a spectacular night of fights with a sixth-round technical knockout win over “The Riverside Rocky” Josesito Lopez (30-6, 18 KO’s) of Riverside, Calif., before a loud and raucous record sell-out crowd of 8,629 at the Home Depot Center Saturday in the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING main event live on SHOWTIME®.

In a tremendous all-action slugfest in the semi-main that preceded Maidana-Lopez, Cuban Erislandy Lara (18-1-2, 12 KO’s) of Houston, Texas, overcame two knockdowns to capture the vacant WBA Interim Super Welterweight World Championship with an exciting 10th-round technical knockout of Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo (22-3, 18 KO’s) of Los Angeles. In the opening bout of the telecast, undefeated Jermell Charlo (21-0, 10 KO’s), of Houston, registered a close, unanimous 12-round decision win over Demetrius Hopkins (33-3-1, 13 KO’s) of Philadelphia, Pa. The tactical match was scored 115-13 on all three judges’ scorecards. (continue reading…)

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At 30-1, Hopkins Sets Sights on Berto

by on Jul.06, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

ONTARIO, CA, July 4, 2010 — This past Friday night, welterweight contender Demetrius ‘The Gladiator’ Hopkins looked dominant defending his WBC USNBC title, winning a unanimous decision over former world title challenger ‘Mighty’ Mike Arnaoutis.

With the win, the Philadelphia native improved to 30-1-1, his second unanimous decision this year after moving up to the welterweight limit. Scores for Hopkins were 100-90 and 99-91 twice. (continue reading…)

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ESPN2 Friday Night Fights: Weights from Ontario, CA

by on Jul.02, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

TKO Boxing Promotions, Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario, CA
Doors Open 6pm, First Bell 7pm

Mike Arnoutis (L) vs. Demetrius Hopkins

Mike Arnaoutis (L) vs. Demetrius Hopkins

Demetrius Hopkins, 147 vs. Mike Arnaoutis, 146
Francisco Contreras, 135.5 vs. Eric Cruz, 135
Joseph Elegele, 143 vs. Willie Walton, 145.5
Austreberto Juarez, 111 vs. Joseph Rios, 110
Randy Caballero, 120.5 vs. Jairo Delgado, 122
Alex Jimenez, 123.5 vs. Edgar Flores, 124
Eric Mendez, 152 vs. Jose Evangelista, 154
Gabino Saenz, 124 vs. Brandon Sanchez, 122
Michael Finney, 144.5 vs. John Dunham, 141

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ESPN2′s Friday Night Fights Public Press Conference: Wednesday, June 30, 2010

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

2:00PM at Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario, California

070210posterONTARIO, CA, June 28, 2010 —  TKO Boxing Promotions and the Citizens Business Bank ARENA will host a PUBLIC PRESS CONFERENCE this Wednesday, June 30th, two days ahead of the ESPN2′s Friday Night Fights event, set for Friday, July 2nd.

Among those attending the public press conference will be main eventers, Demetrius ‘The Gladiator’ Hopkins and ‘Mighty’ Mike Arnaoutis. Also attending will be world class prospects: Coachella’s Randy Caballero, Indio’s Gabino Saenz, Eric Mendez of Hawaiian Gardens, Austreberto Juarez of Ventura and Perris’ Alex Jimenez. (continue reading…)

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TKO Boxing Promotions Signs Gabino Saenz–Pro Debut Set for Friday, July 22nd, in Ontario

by on Jun.23, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases


(Left to right) Artie DePinho, Gabino Saenz, Fred Vega--photo courtesy TKO Boxing Promotions

(Left to right) Artie DePinho, Gabino Saenz, Fred Vega--photo courtesy TKO Boxing Promotions

INDIO, CA, June 23, 2010 — A press conference was held on Tuesday afternoon, June 22nd, in Indio, California, by TKO Boxing Promotions to announce the signing of hometown amateur standout Gabino Saenz.

Saenz will make his highly anticipated pro debut against Colorado’s Brandon Sanchez in a four round featherweight bout on Friday, July 2nd at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California, as part of ESPN2′s Friday Night Fights. (continue reading…)

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