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Lara Dominates Rodriguez in Marathon 12-Round Win, while Beterbiev Crushes Johnson!

by on Jun.13, 2015, under Boxing News

By Juan C. Ayllon at ringside


Lara, at right, slams home a right hook to the chin of Rodriguez (photo by Lucas Noonan/Premier Boxing Champions)

Lara, at right, slams home a right hook to the chin of Rodriguez (photo by Lucas Noonan/Premier Boxing Champions)

CHICAGO, June 12, 2015 — This evening’s festivities at the UIC Pavlion were unwittingly axiomatic in its selection of principals: fighting in the main event for the vacant World Boxing Association’s, the International Boxing Organization’s and the World Super Weight titles, Erislandy Lara employed a style emphasizing deft movement, minimum risk and a calculated offense, and in the co-main event, rising light heavyweight puncher Artur Beterbiev (who’s won all eight of his previous professional fights by knockout) plied an approach favoring raw, unmitigated aggression.  The former style is most famously employed by sports megastar Floyd Mayweather, Jr., whereas the latter is a lynchpin of the popularity of Gennady Golovkin, (widely regarded as the best middleweight on the planet, holding the World Boxing Association Interim World Middleweight, World Boxing Association Super Middleweight, and IBO World Middleweight titles).  Coincidentally, some say that Golovkin is on the cusp of becoming the sport’s pound-for-pound king — a status that has been widely bestowed on Mayweather in recent years.

And tonight in this, the Windy City, which worships the smash mouth football of icons like Brian Urlacher, Mike Ditka and Dick Butkus, there’s no mystery here which style is more popular. (continue reading…)

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Two Title Bouts Highlight Huge Card in Reading, PA on Saturday, November 30

by on Nov.02, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

READING, PA, October 30, 2013 — On Saturday night, November 30th at the Santander Arena, King’s Boxing presents at gigantic night of boxing that will feature two title bouts.

In the main event, Harry Joe Yorgey will take on Irishman Lee Mertagh in a bout scheduled for 12 rounds for the WBU Middleweight championship.

In the 10 round co-feature, Travis Kauffman will take on Manuel Quezada for the WBU Intercontinental Heavyweight title. Yorgey of Bridgeport, PA has a record of 27-2-1. (continue reading…)

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Mike Mollo and Manuel Quezada Chime in on Upcoming WBC Caribbean Heavyweight Title Bout on January 29th at the Turning Stone Casino

by on Jan.08, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Fight Card to Be Streamed Live All Over the World on  WWW.GOFIGHTLIVE.TV

VERONA, NEW YORK, January 7, 2011 — On Saturday night January 29th at the beautiful Turning Stone Casino and Resort, an important heavyweight bout for the WBC Caribbean Heavyweight title.  Mike Mollo and Manuel Quezada will battle it out for the right to not only win the coveted belt but take another step up the latter to gain a shot for the Heavyweight championship of the world.

Both guys chimed in from training camp to give their thoughts as the bout fast approaches. (continue reading…)

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Quezada Steps in for Gavern and Will Face Mollo for WBC Caribbean Title on January 29th at Turning Stone Casino

by on Dec.31, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Heavyweight Title Clash Highlights Exciting Card at Turning Stone

Manuel Quezada

Manuel Quezada

VERONA, NY (December 31, 2010)—Former WBC Caribbean champion Manuel Quezada will attempt to win back that crown when he takes on Mike Mollo in the twelve round main event on Saturday night, January 29th at the beautiful Turning Stone Resort and Casino.

Quezada was summoned for the fight after the man who defeated him, Jason Gavern, had to pull out due to an injury.

Quezada of Wasco, California has a record of 29-6 with eighteen knockouts.

Quezada went 11-4 in his first fifteen bouts before embarking on a eighteen fight win streak with some impressive wins over the likes of Eric Boose (7-0-1); Gary Gomez (18-7-1);

He won the WBC Heavyweight title with a second round knockout over Rick Dyer (13-1) and the continued with signature wins over Teke Orih (14-1-1); a stunning first round knockout over Travis Walker (31-2-1) and a unanimous decision over Nicolai Firtha (16-6-1). (continue reading…)

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