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Highlights from NYC Press Conference Featuring Golovkins, Geale, Jennings and Perez

by on Jun.09, 2014, under Boxing News

Foretelling Upcoming Sauturday, July 26th Slug-outs at Madison Square Garden

Live on HBO®


Golovkin, at left, with Geale

Golovkin, at left, with Geale

New York City (June 9, 2014) Saturday afternoon in New York City, a Press Conference was held for “G4”, the boxing extravaganza set for SATURDAY, JULY 26 at ‘The Mecca of Boxing”, Madison Square Garden and Live on HBO World Championship Boxing® beginning at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT.

In attendance were WBA/IBO Middleweight World Champion GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN, Two-Time World Champion DANIEL ‘The Real Deal” GEALE along with undefeated heavyweight contenders BRYANT “By By” JENNINGS and MIKE “The Rebel” PEREZ in addition to undefeated welterweight prospect DUSTY HERNANDEZ-HARRISON. Hosting the press conference were Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions and Gary Shaw of Gary Shaw Productions. (continue reading…)

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Undefeated Heavies Bryant Jennings and Mike Perez Collide in WBC Title Eliminator May 24th!

by on Apr.17, 2014, under Boxing News

Daniel Geale Faces Matthew Macklin in Same Show at American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas Live on  HBO®


Bryant, seen here walloping Sergei Liakhovich (photo courtesy of

Bryant, seen here walloping Sergei Liakhovich (photo courtesy of

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX, April 17, 2014 — Undefeated and top rated heavyweights BRYANT “By By” JENNINGS of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and MIKE “The Rebel” PEREZ, fighting out of Cork, Ireland will clash in a World Boxing Council (‘WBC’) Heavyweight Title Eliminator on SATURDAY, MAY 24, at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas and televised LIVE on HBO Boxing After Dark® beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, it was announced today jointly by K2 Promotions and Gary Shaw Productions.

The winner of the 12-round bout will become the mandatory challenger for the WBC Heavyweight Title, which was vacated by longtime champion Vitali Klitschko earlier this year. Jennings and Perez are currently ranked #4 and #5, respectively by the sanctioning body. (continue reading…)

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Mike Perez Battles Carlos Takam to Majority Draw

by on Jan.19, 2014, under Boxing News


Mike Perez (photo courtesy of K2 Promotions)

Mike Perez (photo courtesy of K2 Promotions)

MONTREAL, CANADA, January 19, 2014 — Before a massive crowd of over 20,000 fight fans on Saturday night at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada, world ranked and undefeated heavyweight contender Mike “The Rebel” Perez of Cork, Ireland battled France’s Carlos Takam to a ten round majority draw (96-94 Perez, 95-95 x 2).

After winning the first two rounds, Perez suffered a nasty cut over his right eye in the third stanza from an accidental head butt. (continue reading…)

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Rising Prospect Juan Funez Trains at Big Bear with Golovkin and Perez

by on Jan.16, 2014, under Boxing News

Funez, at left, with Golovkin (photo by Abel Sanchez)

Funez, at left, with Golovkin (photo by Abel Sanchez)

SHERMAN OAKS, CA, January 15, 2014 — Southern California’s undefeated super featherweight prospect Juan Funez (3-0, 1 KO) who takes on Auburn, Washington’s local favorite Marcelo Gallardo (3-0) on January 24th at the Little Creek Casino Resort in Shelton, Washington is working with the big boys in anticipation of his bout. Trained by his uncle Ricky Funez and assisted in the corner by Joe Goossen at the world famous Ten Goose Gym, Juan took this training camp to a very familiar location in preparation for his upcoming bout, Big Bear Lake.

It all started in 1989 when Larry Goossen, brother of Joe and Dan Goossen, was looking for a place where world-class fighters could have a secluded and high-altitude (6,744-feet) camp in preparation for their upcoming bouts — Big Bear Lake turned out to be the answer. It instantly became a second home to Joe Goossen trained fighters, and a young Ricky Funez. (continue reading…)

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Heavyweight Bombers Collide: Mike Perez vs. Carlos Takam Set for Jan. 18th!

by on Dec.13, 2013, under Boxing News

Showdown Slated at the Bell Center in Montreal, Canada

Televised Live on HBO


MONTREAL, CANADA, December 13, 2013 –  World ranked heavyweight Mike “The Rebel” Perez will make a quick return to the ring taking on hard-hitting contender Carlos Takam of France on Saturday, JANUARY 18 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada.

The Perez/Takam clash contested for the World Boxing Council (‘WBC’) US-NBC Title will be a featured bout on the massive event headlined by Canada’s two most popular fighters, Jean Pascal and Lucian Bute. Perez vs. Takam is presented by K2 Promotions while Pascal vs. Bute is promoted by GYM Promotions and Interbox. January 18 will be a tripleheader televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:15 p.m. ET/PT. (continue reading…)

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