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Shawn Porter vs. Phil Lo Greco on undercard of Lamont Peterson vs. Lucas Matthysse on Showtime This Saturday

by on May.14, 2013, under Boxing News


ATLANTIC CITY, May 15 – The explosive May 18 match-up between unbeaten contenders Shawn Porter and Phil Lo Greco at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey will air as part of the event’s SHOWTIME EXTREME® telecast live at 7 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast). 2012 British Olympic Bronze Medalist Anthony Ogogo will also participate one of the featured undercard bouts.

With both Porter and Lo Greco currently ranked in the top 15 (Porter #5 by the WBO and Lo Greco #12 by the WBA and #13 by the WBO), the stakes have never been higher for these fighters who will look to not only ignite the crowd at Boardwalk Hall, but also move further up the welterweight ladder to challenge the division’s elite as they square off in a 10-round 150 lb. catch-weight bout. (continue reading…)

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Devon Alexander, Marcos Maidana, Adrien Broner and Eloy Perez Conference Call Transcript

by on Feb.20, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Monica Sears

Thank you, all for being here.  Welcome, everyone, to today’s call.  I just wanted to start off by saying we will have Adrien Broner and Eloy Perez on the first half of the call, and then shortly after we’ll joined by Devon Alexander and Marcos Maidana.  Before Fight Week kicks off next week I will be sending around the full Fight Week schedule, either this afternoon or tomorrow, so we’re very excited for this great event happening next weekend.  And at this time I will turn the call over to the COO of Golden Boy Promotions, Dave Itskowitch.  Dave?

David Itskowitch

Thank you, Monica.  Thank you, everyone, for joining us today for the Arch Enemies conference call.  Our main event features Devon Alexander vs. Marcos Maidana in a 10 round welterweight fight, and our co-main event features Adrien Broner vs. Eloy Perez for the WBO Junior Lightweight World Title.  The event is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions in association with The Great Promotions and Universum Box Promotions, with Broner vs. Perez being presented in association with R&R Promotions. (continue reading…)

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Quotes from Friday’s Devon Alexander vs. Marcos Maidana and Adrien Broner vs. Eloy Perez Press Conference

by on Jan.16, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

ST. LOUIS, MO, January 13, 2012 – 

DEVON ALEXANDER “THE GREAT”, Former Two-Time World Champion

“These last few fights at 140 pounds were hard for me to make weight. I’m going to be stronger and faster at 147.

“Maidana is coming to tear my head off, but I’m going to be ready, 110%.” (continue reading…)

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Golden Boy Promotions and The Great Promotions Team Up to Co-Promote Devon Alexander “The Great”

by on Sep.17, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Former World Champ Alexander Ready for Another Run at a World Title with New Team

LOS ANGELES, CA, September 17, 2011 – A gifted boxer whose talent and compelling story has captivated fans around the world, former Junior Welterweight World Champion Devon Alexander “The Great” is on track to regain his title after his June win over Lucas Matthysse, and to help him get there, he has enlisted Golden Boy Promotions to co-promote him with his own company, The Great Promotions, on his way to boxing superstardom.

“I am extremely excited to join forces with Golden Boy Promotions, the premier promoter in our sport,” said Alexander. “Golden Boy has several fighters in their stable, in and around my weight division that would make great fights for me. I look forward to challenging the best in boxing in the coming years.” (continue reading…)

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Devon Alexander Returns Home to Face Knockout Specialist Lucas Matthysse on June 25 at The Family Arena in St. Charles

by on May.19, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Don King Will Make Missouri History by Presenting Four World Championships, Including Undefeated Ryan “The Irish Outlaw” Coyne in His First World Title Fight. TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY AT 10 A.M.

ST. CHARLES, MO, May 18, 2011 — Promoter Don King will bring Devon Alexander “The Great” (21-1, 13 KOs) back to the St. Louis area on June 25 to face a significant test in his hometown from noted Argentine knockout artist and World Boxing Organization No.-3 ranked contender Lucas Matthysse (28-1, 26 KOs) at The Family Arena in St. Charles, Mo.

King will support the Alexander-Matthysse main event with a history-making fight card that will mark the first time four world championships have been presented in Missouri during a single event. (continue reading…)

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