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Wednesday’s Final Press Conference Quotes for Saturday’s Day-Night Doubleheader at Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena

by on Dec.13, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Boxing Twin-Bill Begins On CBS Television Network, Followed By Fistic Action On SHOWTIME EXTREME® And SHOWTIME®

Golden Boy Promotions Toy Drive Continues; Tickets Are Free For CBS Fights; Holiday Fanfest Begins at 3:00 p.m. PT.

LOS ANGELES, CA, December 13, 2012 — Golden Boy Promotions hosted the final press conference Wednesday for the unprecedented day-night boxing doubleheader that will take place this Saturday, Dec. 15, live on CBS Television Network (first fight 4:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. PT), SHOWTIME EXTREME® (9:00 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) and SHOWTIME® (10:30 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from The Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena.

In the main event on CBS, undefeated IBF Bantamweight World Champion Leo Santa Cruz (22-0-1, 13 KO’s), of Los Angeles, will defend his title against unbeaten Alberto Guevara (16-0, 6 KO’s) of San Diego, Calif., while talented 2012 U.S. Olympian Joseph “Jo-Jo” Diaz, of South El Monte, Calif., will make his pro debut against Vicente Alfaro (5-2, 1 KO), of Northfield, Minn., in the opening bout. (continue reading…)

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Guerrero Welterwight Debut Successful in Classic Slugfest vs. Aydin!

by on Jul.30, 2012, under Boxing News

Report by Chris Morgan

Photos by Brett Ostrowski and Rico Ramirez

Guerrero (left) attacks Aydin wiith a right

Guerrero (left) attacks Aydin wiith a straight left.

SAN JOSE, CA, July 28, 2012 — Questions were answered, tempers flared and the fans were treated to one of the most consistently action packed cards of the year at the HP Pavilion in Downtown San Jose. Local favorite Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero earned a hard fought unanimous decision against the never-say- die Turk, Selcuk Aydin. 

Selcuk Aydin (23-0 (17 kos) entered the ring first to ear deafening boos but seemed to enjoy his moment in the spotlight albeit in a negative light, relishing the villain role as he smiled and laughed on his way to the ring. There were a handful of Turkish flag waving fans sprinkled throughout the arena that more than made up for their small numbers with loud chants of “Selcuk, Selcuk, Selcuk”, this showing of support for the foreign “enemy” fighter further spurred the local Guerrero supporters into a frenzy. (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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Shawn Porter: “Fight a Real Mexican Warrior”

by on Mar.10, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Jose Gonzalez Ready to Fight Anytime!

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, March 10, 2010 —  Jose ‘EL CUERVO’ Gonzalez has accepted the fight against undefeated prospect Shawn ‘SHOWTIME’ Porter, but it appears the highly regarded Cleveland based junior middleweight is having second thoughts.

Said Steve Smith of St. Louis based Rumble Time Promotions. “I got a call this week from Prize Fight Boxing, Porter’s promoter, to have Jose fight Shawn Porter in the very near future. Jose has been in some terrific, all-action fights and is coming off a real war with Carson Jones that he lost last October.” (continue reading…)

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by on Jun.19, 2009, under Press Releases

Guerrero-Norman headlines “Boxing’s Future Champions” in Maryland

SOUTHHAVEN, Miss. (June 19, 2009) – Some of pro boxing’s most talented prospects showcase their talent tonight (Friday, June 19) in the “Boxing’s Future Champions” pay-per-view pro card, streaming live from Wicomico Civic Center in Salisbury, Maryland.

Unbeaten middleweight prospect Fernando Guerrero (13-0, 11 KOs), World Cadet Junior Olympics and 2007 USA National Championships gold-medal winner, headlines for the first time in this evening’s “Boxing’s Future Champions” 8-round main event versus Brian “The Assassin” Norman (17-8, 5 KOs).
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