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Mikey Garcia Hits NYC in Photo of the Day

by on Jan.21, 2014, under Boxing News

Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank, Copyright 2014

Photo by Chris Farina – Top Rank, Copyright 2014

NEW YORK CITY — Undefeated WBO Jr. Lightweight champion and 2013 Fighter of the Year nominee Mikey Garcia, at right, and brother/trainer, Robert Garcia , 2012 Trainer of the Year, arrive in New York City for the first defense of his new world title against two-time world title challenger and current No. 1 contender Juan Carlos Burgos of Tijuana,Mexico. Garcia vs Burgos will take place on Saturday, January 25 and will be televised live from The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York, on HBO Boxing After Dark®. The Garcia – Burgos world championship event will be promoted by Top Rank®, in association with Banner Promotions, Thompson Boxing Promotions, Gary Shaw Productions, Warriors Boxing Promotions, Madison Square Garden and Tecate. Remaining tickets, priced at $200, $100, $50 and $25, can be purchased at the Madison Square Garden Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster charge by phone (86

-858-0008), and online at and

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Bobby Hitz Calls for Amidu/Burgos Rematch

by on Aug.06, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

After controversial draw Team Amidu wants another shot at Burgos

CHICAGO, IL, July 31, 2013 — Following Yakubu Amidu’s impressive outing on Friday night against Juan Carlos Burgos, which resulted in a controversial draw between the lightweights, Amidu’s promoter, Bobby Hitz is demanding a rematch.

“Yakubu was the aggressor all night, he matched Burgos punch for punch and dominated him in the 11th but the judges had him losing that round. After watching the replay I am confident that round and the fight should have gone to Yakubu,” said Hitz. “Yakubu took this fight on less than two weeks notice and impressed everyone with his performance. The crowd felt he was robbed. There is not one person who feels that we did not get robbed or at least deserves a rematch.” (continue reading…)

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Juan Carlos Burgos to Take on Daulis Prescott on July 26 at Thunder Valley Casino Resort on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights

by on Jul.01, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

PHILADELPHIA, PA, July 1, 2013 — It will be a battle of former world title challengers on July 26th as Juan Carlos Burgos will square off with Daulis Prescott in a twelve round bout for the WBO Intercontinental Jr. Lightweight title that will be held at the beautiful Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Sacramento, California.

The fight is promoted by Banner Promotions and Thompson Boxing and will be broadcasted live on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights. (continue reading…)

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Juan Carlos Burgos vs. Cesar Vazquez Headlines Championship Fight Card on July 20 in Laughlin, Nevada at the Edgewater Casino Resort, Televised on ESPN2

by on Jun.25, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

LAUGHLIN, NV, June 25, 2012 — Art Pelullo/Banner Promotions, Ken Thompson/Thompson Boxing, JEG Boxing, ESPN & the Edgewater Casino Resort Presents a night of world class boxing on July 20th at The Edgewater Casino in Laughlin, Nevada.  The main event & co-main event will be televised live on ESPN’S Friday Night Fights on ESPN 2, ESPN Deportes and ESPN 3 at 9 p.m. ET.

In the ten round main event, former world title challenger Juan Carlos Burgos, 29-1 with 19 knockouts of Tijuana, Mexico will look to make it five straight wins when he takes on Cesar Vazquez, 25-0 with 16 knockouts of Mexicali, Mexico in a ten round Super Featherweight bout for the WBO Latino Junior Lightweight Championship. (continue reading…)

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PHOTOS: Pacquiao-Marquez and Undercard

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

pacquiao_marquez_111112_003aLAS VEGAS, NV, November 12, 2011 – Superstar Manny Pacquiao (R) wins a 12-round majority decision over Juan Manuel Marquez at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.  — Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank, copyright 2011

bradley_casamayor_111112_001aLAS VEGAS, NV, November 12, 2011 – Timothy “The Desert Storm” Bradley Jr. (L) scores an 8th round TKO over Joel Casamayor at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.  — Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank, copyright 2011 (continue reading…)

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