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Michel Soro ‘More Than Ready’ for Glen Tapia Tonight!

by on May.08, 2015, under Boxing News


NEWARK, NJ, May 8, 2015 –  Tonight in Newark, New Jersey, world ranked junior middleweight MICHEL SORO will challenge local fan favorite GLEN “Jersey Boy” TAPIA in the 10-round main event at the Prudential Center and LIVE on truTV®, 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.

At stake will be Tapia’s NABO Junior Middleweight Title.

“This is a terrific opportunity for me, fighting Tapia near his home and on US TV” said the 27-year-old Soro. “I’ve trained very hard and had great sparring in Big Bear Lake, California at The Summit and I’m ‘more than ready’ to dethrone Tapia from his title.” (continue reading…)

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Photo of the Day: Chicago’s Donatas Bondaravas faces Glen Tapia Tonight!

by on Oct.04, 2014, under Boxing News


Donatas Bondoravas, at left, with Glen Tapia (photo by Tom Briglia – Top Rank)


ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — Tonight at Bally’s Event Center, Glen “Jersey Boy” Tapia (21-1 13 KOs), of Passaic, NJ, faces Donatas Bondaravas  (18-5-1, 6 KOs), of Chicago, in a 10-round jr. middleweight rumble. Also featured on the card will be super middleweight Jesse Hart, (14-0, 11 KOs), of Philadelphia vs. Robert Jose Acevedo (8-2, 5 KOs), of Bayamon, Puerto Rico for 8 rounds.








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Glen Tapia vs. Boyd Melson Now added to Golovkin vs. Geale Middleweight Championship Show July 6th at MSG!

by on Jun.25, 2014, under Boxing News



NEW YORK CITY, June 24, 2014 — Top junior middleweight contenders will square off on the undercard of the “G4” boxing extravaganza set for SATURDAY, JULY 26 at The Mecca of Boxing, Madison Square Garden. “GLEN “Jersey Boy” TAPIA, favorite son of Passaic, New Jersey, will clash with BOYD “The Rainmaker” MELSON of Brooklyn, New York in an eight round battle.

Also added to the undercard is undefeated and all-action junior welterweight newcomer JULIAN “Hammer Hands” RODRIGUEZ of Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey in a scheduled four rounder against an opponent to be announced. (continue reading…)

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Kirkland Takes Away Tapia’s ‘O’ with Stoppage Win

by on Dec.09, 2013, under Boxing News

Photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank, Copyright 2013

Photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank, Copyright 2013

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ, December 7, 2013 — James Kirkland, at right, stops previously undefeated Glen Tapia in the 6th round , Saturday at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ.

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Glen Tapia-Elco Garcia Weigh-In for Saturday’s Showdown

by on Sep.28, 2013, under Boxing News


 Glen Tapia, at left (155.5 lbs.), and Elco Garcia (155.5).  Photo by

Glen Tapia, at left (155.5 lbs.), and Elco Garcia (155.5). Photo by Peter Amador/Top Rank

ATLANTIC CITY, September 27, 2013 — The Jersey Boy, Glen Tapia of Passaic, N.J., coming off a thrilling victory on ESPN2/Friday Night Fights – takes on Elco ‘The Animal’ Garcia of Colorado on Top Rank’s Solo Boxeo Tecate boxing card at Bally’s Hotel and Casino on Saturday, September 28.

Tapia and Garcia will box 10 rounds in the junior middleweight division in Bally’s Grand Ballroom. Tapia, coming off his biggest win, has a record of 19-0 with 11 knockouts. Garcia, with a record of 27-8 with 13 knockouts, has won eight of his last nine bouts. He is living and fighting out of Denver, Colorado.



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