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Pablo Cesar Cano Returns Against Francisco Contreras on February 18 Live on Televisa’s ‘Sabados de Corona’ from the Grand Oasis Cancun in Cancun, Mexico

by on Feb.08, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

LOS ANGELES, CA, February 7, 2012 – In 2011, Pablo Cesar Cano made the leap from prospect to contender, capping off his year with a stellar effort in a late notice world title fight against the legendary Erik “El Terrible” Morales. Now gearing up for a title run at 135 pounds, the Tlanepantla product will make his first start of 2012 on Saturday, February 18 in the Televisa “Sabados De Corona” main event against once beaten Francisco Contreras from The Grand Oasis Cancun in Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico.

In the co-main event, former World Champion Gilberto Keb Baas meets Mario Rodriguez in an all-Mexico showdown scheduled for 10 rounds in the light flyweight division. (continue reading…)

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“The Lion” Roars Again in Las Vegas: Sharif Bogere Returns to Shobox on October 7 to Face Francisco Contreras in Clash of Unbeatens

by on Sep.20, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Unbeaten Rising Star Jermell Charlo Faces Fellow Prospect Francisco Santana in Co-Featured Bout

LOS ANGELES, CA, September 20, 2011 – Following his exciting 10-round battle with Raymundo Beltran in May in a bout which marked his debut on the hit series ShoBox: The New Generation, NABO Lightweight Champion Sharif “The Lion” Bogere will return to the SHOWTIME® airwaves on Friday, October 7 to defend his title against fellow unbeaten Francisco Contreras at the Dallas Events Center at Texas Station Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. in a rare battle of young, undefeated prospects. Unbeaten Jermell Charlo takes on Francisco Santana in another compelling match-up of prospects on the rise.

“The fans saw what I could do in my last ShoBox fight against Beltran and I promise that they will get more of the same on October 7,” said Bogere. “I am not going to stop punching until I get a world championship and right now, Contreras is in my way.” (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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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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