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Three Big Title Bouts from Chicago this Friday on GFL

by on Jul.13, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Former world champion Vivian Harris to take on Lanardo Tyner for the USBO Welterweight title; Albert Mensah against Andre Georges for the IBF International Jr. Welterweight title & Carl Davis against Epifanio Mendoza for the IBF Inter Continental Cruiserweight title

NEW YORK / CHICAGO, July 13, 2011 — This Friday night in Chicago, one of the best cards top to bottom will take place as three title bouts will take place and all three have major implications on the world rankings.

The show will take place at the Club 7600 in Burbank, Illinois just outside of Chicago and is promoted by Cynthia Tolaymat and CFC Boxing Promotions. (continue reading…)

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Oquendo wins NABO & USBA Title Straps, Forces King to Quit on His Stool

by on Feb.23, 2010, under Boxing News

Report and photos by Juan C. Ayllon at ringside

Fres Oquendo (left) sends spray flying from Demetrice King's head with a thudding right.

Fres Oquendo (left) sends spray flying from Demetrice King's head with a thudding right.

HAMMOND, Ind., February 20, 2010 –Carol Stream, Illinois heavyweight boxer Fres Oquendo said that his opponent would be dangerous, but he’d box carefully and chop him down.  And that’s exactly what he did over nine rounds.

Built like a stubby tree trunk at roughly 5’ 10” and 273 lbs., Demetrice King manifests the quintessential dangerous opponent.  Just ask Bowie Tupou, an undefeated Tongan puncher with 18 wins and 14 knockouts whom King flattened in two rounds last August.  Or former alphabet soup heavyweight champ Shannon Briggs, a banger who gave former champ Lennox Lewis fits before getting stopped himself back in 1998; he was knocked down three times by King in March 2005 before stopping him in the second round, and less than a year and a half later, Briggs went on to win the World Boxing Organization heavyweight title.  Sporting a record of 15-17 and 13 knockout wins, King had only been stopped by Briggs.  (continue reading…)

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