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Errol Spence Jr. Impressive in Thumping Ronald Cruz for UD; Dominic Wade Stays Unbeaten with UD over Nick Brinson

by on Jun.28, 2014, under Boxing News

Errol Spence Jr vs Ronald Cruz


Photo credit: Esther Lin / SHOWTIME

Tom Hogan / Golden Boy Promotions

LAS VEGAS, June 27, 2014 — Undefeated Errol Spence, Jr. didn’t lose a round and may have made the transition from prospect to contender in a dominating unanimous decision victory (100-90 three times) over the durable Ronald Cruz in the main event of ShoBox: The New Generation on SHOWTIME┬« from The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

Spence (13-0, 10 KOs) was remarkably efficient with his power punches, landing 282 shots compared to Cruz’s 65 at a rate of 58 percent. Looking like a potential future world champion, the 2012 U.S. Olympian was technically sound and sharp with his punches, picking apart the courageous Cruz (20-4, 15 KOs) as he went past the eighth round for the first time in his career. Conditioning certainly wasn’t an issue for the 24-year-old, who threw more punches in the 10th and final round (114) than he did in any other round in the fight. (continue reading…)

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Jason Escalera faces Nick Brinson in ESPN2′s Friday Night Fights at Albany, NY Friday, May 18th!

by on Apr.23, 2012, under Boxing News

Jason Escalera

Jason Escalera

BRONX, NY — Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing has announced a sensational super middleweight clash between Jason “Monstruo” Escalera and Nick “Machine Gun” Brinson for their ESPN2 Friday Night Nights event set for Friday, May 18th at the Times Union Center in Albany, NY.

The Escalera/Brinson scheduled eight rounder is the chief support to the junior welterweight showdown between undefeated contenders Ray ‘Tito” Serrano and Karim “Hard Hitta” Mayfield for the NABO Championship. (continue reading…)

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