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Undercard for July 12th Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara Clash Announced

by on May.28, 2014, under Boxing News

‘Honor and Glory’ Showtime PPV Event Stacked with Abner Mares vs. Jonathan Oquendo for WBO International Super Featherweight Title, Juan Manuel Lopez vs. Francisco Vargas for Interim WBA Jr. Welterweight Title and Johan Perez vs. Mauricio Herrera!




LAS VEGAS, May 27, 2014 — The hottest fight of the summer of 2014 deserves a sizzling undercard, and Golden Boy Promotions and SHOWTIME PPV are pleased to announce the three bouts that will support the main event featuring Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara on Saturday, July 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

In the co-main event, former three-division world champion Abner Mares returns to face Puerto Rico’s Jonathan Oquendo in a 10-round featherweight bout. In the SHOWTIME PPV opening bout, Johan Perez defends his interim WBA Junior Welterweight World Championship against Mauricio Herrera in s 12-round match up. (continue reading…)

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Quotes for Saturday’s Showtime Fight Bonanza Featuring Danny Garcia, Mauricio Herrera and Company

by on Mar.14, 2014, under Boxing News

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Deontay Wilder hits the heavyweight bag.

Deontay Wilder hits the heavyweight bag.

BAYAMON, Puerto Rico (March 13, 2014) – Unified Super Lightweight World Champion  Danny “Swift” Garcia, Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera, WBC Continental Americas Heavyweight Champion Deontay “Bronx Bomber” Wilder, Malik “King” Scott, Juan Manuel “JuanMa” Lopez, Daniel Ponce de Leon and Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs spoke to the media during an open workout at Amelia Municipal Boxing Gym in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico in advance of their respective fights this Saturday, March 15 bouts at Cloliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, which will air LIVE on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING and SHOWTIME EXTREME.

Below is what the fighters had to say just two days away from fight night: (continue reading…)

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Today: Open-to-Public Press Conference for Danny Garcia vs. Mauricio Herrera

by on Feb.04, 2014, under Boxing News

Unified Super Lightweight World Champ Danny ‘Swift’ Garcia and Mauricio to Announce Upcoming World Title Fight on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez

Live on Showtime

Plus, Juan Manuel Lopez and Daniel Ponce de Leon Announce Their Anticipated Rematch Taking Place Live on SHOWTIME EXTREME®





WHO: DANNY GARCIA, Unified Super Lightweight World Champion

MAURICIO HERRERA, Super Lightweight Contender

JUAN MANUEL LOPEZ, WBO International Junior Lightweight Champion

DANIEL PONCE DE LEON, Former WBC Featherweight World Champion (continue reading…)

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ESPN Friday Night Fights Coming to Hammond Horseshoe Casino

by on Aug.19, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Diaz vs. Lundy/Provodnikov vs. Herrera Top Friday Night Fights-Televised Card

HAMMOND, IN, August 18, 2011 — Hitz Boxing and Banner Promotions have teamed up to proudly present an action-packed night of world-class professional boxing on Friday, August 19, in the luxurious “Venue” in the Horseshoe Casino, in Hammond, Indiana, that will also be televised live on ESPN Friday Night Fights.

Featured in a televised 10-round lightweight bout will be Chicago’s former WBC Lightweight Champion David Diaz (36-3-1, 17 KOs) taking on Philadelphia’s Henry “Hank” Lundy (20-1-1 10 KOs).

And in another televised battle will be the highly anticipated 12-round rematch between Ekaterinburg, Russia’s Ruslan Provodnikov (19-1, 13 KOs) and Lake Elsinore, California’s Mauricio Herrera (18-1, 7 KOs). (continue reading…)

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Herrera Captures WBC-USNBC Welter Title

by on Jun.24, 2009, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Unbeaten Welterweight Mauricio Herrera wins a hard-fought battle for the vacant WBC USNBC title; fight to be aired on Fox Sports En Español on Friday, June 26th 

Photo by Carlos Baeza, Thompson Boxing Promotions

Photo by Carlos Baeza, Thompson Boxing Promotions

LOS ANGELES, JUNE 24 – Riverside’s Mauricio Herrera captured the vacant WBC USNBC Welterweight title and improved his record to 11-0, 5 KOs as the co-main event on June 12th with an impressive 10-round unanimous decision win over Luis Alfredo Lugo.  Witness Herrera’s relentless body shots on the steadfast Lugo who managed to stay standing to the very end on Fox Sports en Español this Friday, June 26th edition of Boxeo Thompson.

Herrera vs Lugo will air at 10:00pm ET / PT. Check your local listings for FSE. (continue reading…)

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