Month: June 2014

Lara Rolling Into Top Form For Canelo On June 12

Photo Credit: Paul Hernandez With less than two weeks to go until his SHOWTIME PPV® showdown with Canelo Alvarez (43-1-1, 31 KOs), WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara (19-1-2, 12 KOs) is looking sensational in sparring and running on all cylinders. “My sparring partners are pushing me with numerous styles and I’m adapting to all of them comfortably,” Lara said. …

Prospects Junior Younan & Louis Cruz See Action On FNF Undercard

This Wednesday, 50 Cent’s SMS Promotions returns to the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT, for a special edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights. Headlining the card will be Mark Davis (18-0, 5KO’s) putting his undefeated record on the line against Michael Farenas (38-4-4, 30KO’s) in a 12-round super featherweight matchup. In the co-feature bout, former …

“Path To Glory” Reyes, Santillan & Roman Score Victories At Doubletree

Photo Credit: Carlos Baeza Welterweight Artemio Reyes (22-2, 18 KOs) needed two rounds to dispatch Abraham Alvarez (16-5-1, 7 KOs) on Friday in the 10-round “Path to Glory” main event promoted by Southern California-based Thompson Boxing Promotions.  Reyes, who came in winning six straight, ended it in typical Reyes fashion, inside of three rounds.  Only one of his last six knockout wins …

Darleys Perez Defeats Argenis Lopez Wins WBA Interim Lightweight Title

Saturday night in Dominican Republic, Gary Shaw Productions and Thompson Boxing Promotions’,  Darleys Perez (30-1, 19 KOs), captured the WBA Interim Title with a hard fought victory against Argenis Lopez (19-1, 7 KOs), who was fighting in his home country. From the opening bell, Perez was the busier fighter as he threw more punches and landed the cleaner shots.  Lopez never …

Terence Crawford vs Yuriorkis Gamboa: Championship Boxing Returns To The Heartland Of Omaha, Nebraska

Photo Credit: Chris Farina/Top Rank By Anthony “Champ” Ross Tonight live on HBO’s “Boxing After Dark” (10PM ET/ 7PM PT) from the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska., WBO lightweight champion Terence “Bud” Crawford (23-0, 16KO) returns home to make the first defense of his crown against fellow unbeaten three division world champion Yuriorkis “El Ciclon …

ShoBox Results: Spence Jr. Dominates Cruz, Wade Decisions Brinson

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 …

ERISLANDY “THE AMERICAN DREAM” LARA LAS VEGAS MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES & PHOTOS

ERISLANDY “THE AMERICAN DREAM” LARA LAS VEGAS MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES & PHOTOS Click HERE To Download Photos Photo Credit: Ray Spencer – Hoganphotos/Golden Boy Promotions LAS VEGAS (June 26, 2014) – Before he steps into the ring to face Mexican-superstar Canelo Alvarez, WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara worked out for …

LEGENDARY BOXER OSCAR DE LA HOYA HONORED BY CALIFORNIA LAWMAKERS IN SACRAMENTO

LEGENDARY BOXER OSCAR DE LA HOYA HONORED BY CALIFORNIA LAWMAKERS IN SACRAMENTO Recognition follows De La Hoya’s recent induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame SACRAMENTO, Calif.-June 26, 2014 – California Assembly Speaker Emeritus John A. Pérez and State Senator Kevin de León today honored Olympic gold medalist and 10-time world champion boxer Oscar …