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Undefeated Heavyweight Luis “El Mercedez” Ortiz to Make His Golden Boy Promotions Debut Against Veteran Alex Gonzales Tuesday, November 26 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida

by on Nov.24, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

SUNRISE, FLORIDA, November 22, 2013 — Fighting in his adopted home state of Florida for the first time since 2012, highly-touted Cuban heavyweight contender Luis “El Mercedez” Ortiz will make his Golden Boy Promotions debut against fellow southpaw Alex Gonzales of Puerto Rico in a featured bout at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla. on Tuesday, Nov. 26. The 10-round bout was added to the fight card after the matchup between Odlanier “La Sombra” Solis and Kevin “Kingpin” Johnson was removed from the card.

In the Golden Boy Live! main event, airing on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes, heavyweight star Antonio “The Magic Man” Tarver returns to action to face Mike Sheppard for the vacant NABA Heavyweight crown. In the co-main event, undefeated bantamweight Randy “El Matador” Caballero makes his Florida debut against local southpaw Jessy Cruz of Miami. Also featured on the card will be unbeaten 2012 U.S. Olympian Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale, who takes on Nagy Aguilera in an eight-round televised bout. (continue reading…)

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Thoughts on Tarver Fight

by on Oct.16, 2010, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

by Tom Donelson

October 16, 2010 — Many boxers have not been able to simply say no and Antonio Tarver quest for Heavyweight glory is just another example of a fighter who can’t say no.  Tarver was one of the better light heavyweights over the past decade but at 42, he left the safety of the Showtime booth to participate in SHOBOX main event, his virgin ride into the heavyweight division against Nagy Aguilera.
Tarver picked the right opponent in Nagy Aguilera, who despite an advantage of 18 years and being the naturally bigger man, retreated throughout the bout.  Even when Tarver injured his shoulder, Aguilera showed a reluctance to engage.  (continue reading…)

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PHOTOS: Top Rank Live, Friday, March 12

by on Mar.13, 2010, under Press Releases

peter_aguilera20100312_001aGRAPEVINE, TEXAS, March 12, 2010 – Former Heavyweight king Samuel ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ Peter (L) stops Nagy Aguilera in the second round on “Top Rank Live” at the Gaylord Texan Hotel Friday night.  — Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank, copyright 2010

peterson_cruz20100312_001aGRAPEVINE, TEXAS, March 12, 2010 – Undefeated Lightweight Anthony Peterson (L) stops Juan Ramon Cruz in the third round on “Top Rank Live” at the Gaylord Texan Hotel Friday night.  — Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank, copyright 2010 (continue reading…)

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