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Johnny Tapia to Take on Mauricio Pastrana this Saturday on GFL

by on Jun.03, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Two Former World Champions to Do Battle this Saturday in Albuquerque

NEW YORK / ALBUQUERQUE , JUNE 2, 2011 — This Saturday night two former world champions will do battle in what promises to be an action packed fight as former five-time world champion, Johnny “Mi Vida Loca” Tapia takes on former Flyweight world champion Mauricio Pastrana that will originate from Hard Rock in Albuquerque.

That bout plus a full undercard can be seen LIVE all over the world on  for just $9.99 at 9pm Eastern Time. For ordering information, click:

Tapia, who has been one of boxing’s most talked about fighters for the past twenty years (for a myriad reasons) is winding down and wants to thrill his hometown fans in New Mexico one more time before he calls it a day. (continue reading…)

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Telefutura Brings Back the “Classics” This Friday: Oscar de la Hoya vs. Ricardo Mayorga and Jhonny Gonzalez vs. Mauricio Pastrana Air on Special Edition of ‘Solo Boxeo Tecate’

by on Sep.23, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

LOS ANGELES, September 23 – Golden Boy Promotions will bring back the classics once again this Friday, September 24, as a special edition of TeleFutura’s “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” will let fight fans re-live the memorable 2006 battle between “The Golden Boy” Oscar de la Hoya and Ricardo “El Matador” Mayorga.  It will also re-air the explosive 2008 showdown between former World Champions Jhonny Gonzalez and Mauricio Pastrana.

The special presentation of “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” is presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Cerveza Tecate and will air on TeleFutura at 11:30pm ET / PT (10:30pm CT). (continue reading…)

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Gary Russell, Jr. Featured in the Main Event on this Month’s ‘Fight Night Club’

by on Jul.21, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Renowned Amateur Star to Face Former World Champ Mauricio Pastrana on July 22 at Club Nokia

LOS ANGELES, CA, July 21, 2010 – There comes a time in every young fighter’s career when he takes a leap into the unknown against a world-class foe.  On Thursday, July 22, unbeaten 22-year-old phenom Gary Russell Jr. will make his move to the next level when he faces former Two-Division World Champion Mauricio Pastrana in the six round main event of the July installment of Golden Boy Promotions and AEG’s “Fight Night Club” at L.A. LIVE’s Club Nokia.

Also featured on the hit boxing series will be a six round bantamweight battle between Montebello’s Nestor Rocha and San Diego’s Benji Garcia, as well as junior welterweight action pitting unbeaten Juan Heraldez (2-0, 2 KO’s) against Atlanta’s John Willoughby (2-3) in a four round bout, and a four round welterweight contest featuring LA junior welterweight prospects Ramon Valadez (1-0) and Oscar Andrade (1-0, 1 KO). (continue reading…)

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The Inaugural Edition of Havoc Boxing Is Set for Saturday Night August 7th in Brooklyn

by on Jul.13, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Local favorites Curtis Stevens, Will Rosinsky, Sadam Ali, Mauricio Martinez, Gary Stark Jr. and Joselito Collado to see action at the Aviator Sports Center in Brooklyn, New York

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, July 13, 2010 — On Saturday night August 7th, Havoc Boxing will make its initial foray in to boxing promotion as the upstart Promotion presents a terrific night of boxing at the Aviator Sports Complex in Brooklyn, New York.

In the main event, Curtis “Showtime” Stevens will see action a Super Middleweight bout scheduled for ten rounds against Corey Cummings. (continue reading…)

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