Kovalev-Shabranskyy Now for IBA Light Heavyweight World Title

Nov 14, 2017
International Boxing Association Sanctions November 25 Fight Between
Sergey Kovalev and Vyacheslev Shabranskyy for
IBA Light Heavyweight World Title
New York, NY:       The International Boxing Association announced Friday that it will sanction the upcoming light heavyweight battle between former unified world champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-2-1, 26 KOs) and Vyacheslav “Lion Heart-Chingonskyy” Shabranksyy (19-1, 16 KOs) for the IBA Light Heavyweight World Title. This in in addition to the vacant WBO Light Heavyweight World Title which will also be on the line in this bout.
The fight will take place at the Theater at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, November 25, is presented by Main Events and Krusher Promotions in association with Golden Boy Promotions and will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing® beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT and. Tickets range from $50 to $350 and available online at Ticketmaster.com, at the MSG box office or Main Events’ office by calling (973) 200-7050 or emailing boxing@mainevents.com.
The IBA also announced that in addition to the Kovalev-Shabranskyy bout, the 10-round non-televised undercard bout between Bakhram Murtazaliev (10-0, 8 KOs) and Carlos Galvan (16-5-1, 15 KOs) will be for the IBA Super Welterweight World Title. This bout is presented by Main Events and Krusher Promotions.
Kovalev vs. Shabranskyy is a 12-round fight for the vacant WBO Light Heavyweight World Title promoted by Main Events and Krusher Promotions in association with Golden Boy Promotions. Barrera vs. Valera is a 10-round light heavyweight fight promoted by Main Events in Association with Shuan Boxing Promotions. Gamboa vs. Sosa is a 10-round super featherweight fight promoted by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Peltz Boxing and ZR Entertainment. The event will take place at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, and will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
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OSCAR DE LA HOYA PRESENTS NEW, STATE-OF-THE-ART BOXING EQUIPMENT TO GARDEN GROVE BOXING WHILE JOINED BY DOZENS OF YOUTH IN ATTENDANCE

Nov 13, 2017
OSCAR DE LA HOYA PRESENTS NEW, STATE-OF-THE-ART BOXING EQUIPMENT TO GARDEN GROVE BOXING WHILE JOINED BY DOZENS OF YOUTH IN ATTENDANCE 
 
DE LA HOYA HONORS BEN BARKER AND THE CALIFORNIA MUNICIPAL FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR THEIR EFFORTS IN SERVING SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA YOUTH
(ABOVE: Oscar De La Hoya was joined by dozens of youth today as he presented new state-of-the-art boxing equipment at Garden Grove Boxing)
 
Photos and Videos
Photo Credit: Tom Hogan – HoganPhotos/Golden Boy Promotions
Video Credit: Golden Boy Promotions
 
LOS ANGELES (Nov. 10, 2017Olympic gold medalist and 10-time world champion
Oscar De La Hoya presented new, state-of-the-art boxing equipment valued at thousands of dollars today at Garden Grove Boxing. De La Hoya was joined by dozens of excited youth who gathered together to receive gloves, hand-wraps, mouth guards, headgear and other state-of-the art boxing equipment. Also during the giveaway, De La Hoya honored Ben Barker and the California Municipal Finance Authority as the 2017 Corporate Partner of the Year in recognition of their commitment to serving youth in Southern California.
 
This event is about giving back, about giving a helping hand,” said Chairman and CEO Oscar De La Hoya. “This is about giving kids hope. When I was a kid, I used to love it when people would stop by the gym to give words of encouragement. It was inspiring. So if we can change and inspire and help families and kids out–then we’ve done our jobs as human beings.”
 
“I want to thank our partners at California Municipal Finance Authority, Garden Grove Boxing and the entire staff at Golden Boy Promotions for making this event possible. As long as I can give back, I’ll do it for the rest of my life. When you accomplish something in life and you have the opportunity to give back, then do it. It’s my motivation and my way of saying thank you.”
This was the fifth annual boxing equipment giveaway the Oscar De La Hoya Foundation has hosted for after-school youth programs. The Foundation, with the support of its corporate partner of the year California Municipal Finance Authority, is donating new, state-of-the-art boxing equipment to five gyms in Southern California that serve youth in economically disadvantaged communities. The equipment will help these local gyms to provide children and teenagers in their communities with an opportunity to practice the sweet science during their respective after-school programs. Recipients of the Foundation’s boxing equipment donations this giving season include Garden Grove Boxing in Garden Grove, Eddie Heredia in Los Angeles, Westside Boxing Club in Los Angeles, Azteca Boxing Club in Bell, and Duarte Boxing Club in Duarte.
 
About the Oscar De La Hoya Foundation
In 1995, De La Hoya started his namesake Foundation to help improve the quality of life for those living in disadvantaged communities. The Oscar De La Hoya Foundation supports the Oscar De La Hoya Animo Charter High School, the Cecilia Gonzalez De La Hoya Cancer Center and the Oscar De La Hoya Labor and Delivery Center and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (both located at White Memorial Hospital in Los Angeles) as well as numerous after-school programs that help guide young people toward leading positive lives and away from the circumstances of gang violence, juvenile delinquency, and substance abuse.
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Boletos a la venta para el 9 de diciembre en las Vegas

Nov 13, 2017

ORLANDO SALIDO VS. MIGUEL ROMAN

TEVIN FARMER VS. KENICHI OGAWA

FRANCISCO VARGAS VS. STEPHEN SMITH

EN FUNCION DE BOXEO EL SABADO 9 DE DICIEMBRE

DESDE EL MANDALAY BAY RESORT & CASINO

TELEVISADO EN VIVO POR HBO EN “BOXING AFTER DARK®”

 

BOLETOS YA ESTAN A LA VENTA 

 

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – La capital mundial de boxeo, Las Vegas, Nevada será la sede de otra posible pelea del año cuando el cuatro veces campeón del mundo en dos diferentes divisiones

ORLANDO “Siri” SALIDO (44-13-4, 31 KOs) de Ciudad Obregón en Sonora, México se enfrente a su compatriota MIGUEL “Mikey” ROMAN (57-12, 44 KOs) de Ciudad Juárez,  Chihuahua, México en el combate estelar pactado a 10 rounds en una función que se realizará el sábado 9 de diciembre en el Mandalay Bay Events Center que presentará Promociones ZanferGolden Boy Promotions y Tom Loeffler. La pelea será televisada en vivo por HBO en el programa “Boxing After Dark” comenzando a las 10:20 p.m. Este/Pacífico.

 

Los boletos que tienen un precio de $250, $200, $150, $100 y $50 que ya están a la vena pueden ser adquiridosa través de AXS.com y en las taquillas del Mandalay Bay Events Center.

 

En otra pelea que será televisada TEVIN “American Idol” FARMER (25-4-1, 5 KO’s) de Filadelfia, Pensilvania se enfrentará a KENICHI OGAWA (22-1-0, 17 KO’s) de Tokio, Japón por el título ligero junior de la Federación Internacional de Boxeo (FIB) el duelo Farmer vs. Ogawa es presentado en asociación con  DiBella Entertainment y Teiken Promotions.

 

En la pelea que abrirá la transmisión de televisión, el ex campeón mundial superpluma del CMB FRANCISCO “El Bandido” VARGAS (23-1-2, 17 KOs) regresa al ring y para medirse al dos veces retador a un campeonato mundial  STEPHEN “Swifty” SMITH (25-3, 15 KOs) de Inglaterra en un combate pactado a 12 rounds. El duelo Vargas vs. Smith es presentado en asociación con  Matchroom Boxing.

 

“Román es un buen boxeador, pero no importa quién sea el rival, yo vengo a darlo todo y esta no va a ser la excepción, Estaré muy bien preparado para la pelea”, dijo Orlando Salido.

 

Los aficionados no saldrán decepcionados, cuando me enfrente a Salido. Es un peleador fuerte y es una pelea difícil, pero yo tengo lo mío y sé que puedo ganar esta pelea”, dijo Román.

 

“Esta pelea me recuerda al primer duelo entre Erik Morales y Marco Antonio Barrera que  también fue en el Mandalay Bay. Son dos boxeadores mexicanos que se fajan en todo  momento y estoy seguro que nos van a brindar una de las mejores peleas de este año”, dijo Fernando Beltrán, Presidente de Promociones Zanfer.

 

Oscar De La Hoya, de Golden Boy Promotions dijo “Orlando Salido y  Mickey Román son dos peleadores que no dan un paso atrás y por eso espero un gran evento cuando suban al ring. Salido es un peleador de mucha acción que nos ha demostrado que no tiene temor de recibir dos golpes para conectar el suyo y Román es un guerrero con mucho poder y son los aficionados los que ganarán cuando estos dos experimentados boxeadores suban a un ring. Yo espero un combate muy espectacular el próximo mes”

 

“Francisco Vargas es un peleador que nunca me ha preocupado que esté en una pelea aburrida, pues siempre muestra agresividad y mucha acción contra cualquier rival. Cuando se enfrente a Smith el 9 de diciembre Vargas estará más fuerte, será más inteligente y más agresivo de lo que lo hemos visto antes”, agregó De la Hoya.

 

 

Tom Loeffler dijo: “Estamos muy contentos en promover esta sensacional triple jornada donde estarán en acción los boxeadores más fuertes y más populares de sus respectivas divisiones y no tengo duda que el 9 de diciembre los ganadores serán los aficionados”.

 

“Después de haber promovido varios eventos en el Mandalay Bay y que también fungió como el hotel sede de Gennady “GGG” Golovkin para su pelea el pasado mes de septiembre, es un placer volver a trabajar con su gran equipo con lo que hemos desarrollado una fuerte relación a través de los años”, agrego Loeffler.

 

En Junio del 2016 Salido y Vargas dieron la mejor pelea de ese año  cuando estos guerreros brindaron una pelea para la historia, misma que fue televisada por HBO desde el StubHub Center de Carson, California y que resultó en un empate mayoritario.

 

El 1 de marzo del 2014, en San Antonio, Texas, Salido le dio la bienvenida al boxeo profesional a Vasyl Lomachenko quien hoy en día es dos veces campeón mundial  y considerado uno de los mejores boxeadores libra por libra en el mundo. Pero en esa noche en San Antonio, Salido derrotó por puntos al ucranio con su presión, fortaleza y experiencia.

 

Boxeando profesionalmente desde los 15 años de edad, Salido de 36 años de edad ha enfrentado a rivales como  Mikey García, Lamont Peterson, Román Martínez, Juan Manuel López, Yuriorkis Gamboa, Juan Manuel Márquez y Robert Guerrero.

 

A sus 31 años de edad, Román debutó profesionalmente en 2003 y  vio una racha de 19 peleas sin perder ser detenida el pasado 28 de enero en Indio, California al perder ante el japonés Takashi Miura.  Fue una pelea muy aguerrida y muy cerrada que ganó Miura en el undécimo round en una memorable contienda que fue televisada por HBO.

 

En su más reciente combate el pasado 24 de junio en Chihuahua, México, Román noqueó en el doceavo asalto a Nery Saguilian para conquistar el título ligero del Fecombox del CMB.

 

Lou DiBella  de DiBella Entertaiment dijo: “Tevin Farmer está viviendo el sueño Americano sobre el ring y ha trabajo muy fuerte y su perseverancia lo ha llevado a esta oportunidad de disputar un campeonato mundial. Auera del ring Tevin fue víctima de la violencia que azota este país cuando tratando de mantener la paz en un caso de violencia doméstica recibió un balazo en la mano”.

 

“He estado esperando por mucho tiempo esta oportunidad y estoy muy contento que finalmente ha llegado. No la voy a desaprovechar y ganaré el campeonato mundial el 9 de diciembre. La preparación va muy bien y ya estoy en condición y aún falta un mes para la pelea. Osawaga viene a pelear y hará todo lo que pueda para salir victorioso, pero mi trabajo es hacer lo que yo sé para que se vea fácil”, dijo Tevin Farmer.

 

“He tenido mucha adversidad para llegar a este punto de mi carrera y me ha enseñado a nunca rendirme y ser la mejor persona y el mejor boxeador que  puedo ser. Yo no tomo esta oportunidad a la ligera, voy a regresar a Filadelfia con el cinturón”, agregó Farmer.

 

“Me siento muy honrado de estar disputando el título de la FIB y muy contento de que será en Las Vegas, Sé que Tevin Farmer es un rival fuerte y voy a estar listo para enfrentarlo el 9 de diciembre. Esta es mi primera pelea fuera de Japón y estoy entrenando muy fuerte para brindar una gran pelea en mi primera presentación en Estados Unidos”, dijo Kenichi Ogawa.

 

“Victorioso en sus últimas 17 peleas, Tevin Farmer es un zurdo de 27 años de edad, quien en sus siete años de carrera profesional ha enfrentado a los mejores rivales posibles y logró cuatro impresionantes triunfos el año pasado incluyendo victorias sobre los contendientes Ivan Redkach y Arturo Reyes a quien derrotó por decisión el 29 de abril del 2017.

Sin embargo, en el pasado mes de julio tratando de impedir una disputa doméstica, Farmer fue herido gravemente cuando recibió un balazo en su mano izquierda. Pero ya totalmente recuperado busca realizar su sueño de ser campeón mundial.

 

En su primera pelea en los Estados Unidos, Kenichi Ogawa de 29 años de edad, llega a la cita con una impresionante racha de 14 triunfos consecutivos que comenzó en el 2012.

 

Eddie Hearn de Matchroom Boxing, dijo: “Esta es una gran oportunidad para Stephen Smith en una gran plataforma. Smith ha tenido grandes actuaciones en peleas de campeonato mundial y busca una nueva oportunidad titular, un triunfo sobre Francisco Vargas sería un gran paso hacia esa oportunidad. Esta es una gran división y será una gran función el 9 de diciembre”.

 

 

“Stephen Smith y los aficionados deben de esperar una pelea de mucha acción de mi parte, pues soy un guerrero sobre el ring. El 9 de diciembre todos van a recordar porque he recibido dos veces el reconocimiento como la pelea del año. Le agradezco a Golden Boy Promotions, Ralph Heredia Management, Matchroom Boxing, y a Stephen Smith por haber logrado concretar  una pelea que los aficionados van a disfrutar”, dijo Francisco Vargas.

 

“Esta es una gran oportunidad para mí, Francisco Vargas siempre viene a pelear  y será un combate espectacular, por su estilo de pelear. Vargas ha sido parte de dos peleas del año los últimos dos años con Salido y Miura, lo que muestra su clase de estilo. Pero cuantas millas ha recorrido en su carreta. Esa la pregunta que buscaremos contestar en esta pelea. Los dos estamos bien clasificados por el CMB y pienso que este momento de mi carrera es el mejor camino a una nueva oportunidad titular”, dijo Stephen Smith.

 

 

Vargas de la ciudad de México, conquistó el campeonato mundial del CMB el 25 de noviembre del 2015 al derrotar en una tremenda guerra a  Takashi Miura la que fue reconocida como la mejor pelea del 2015, en junio del 2016 retuvo la corona en Carson, California al empatar con Orlando Salido en una pelea que fue decretada la mejor del 2016 y en enero de este año sufrió su primer y único revés profesional al perder su cinturón ante Miguel “El Alacrán” Berchelt.

 

Smith de 32 años de edad en dos ocasiones disputó un título mundial,  cayo por puntos ante José Pedraza en abril del 2016 por el título superpluma de la FIB y en noviembre del 2016 cayó por puntos ante Jason Sosa en un duelo por el título superpluma de la OMB.

 

 

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LAMONT ROACH JR. EXPONDRÁ SU CINTO JUVENIL SUPERPLUMA DEL CMB ANTE EL CONTENDIENTE FILIPINO REY ‘FLASH’ PÉREZ

Nov 10, 2017
LAMONT ROACH JR. EXPONDRÁ SU CINTO JUVENIL SUPERPLUMA DEL CMB ANTE EL CONTENDIENTE FILIPINO REY ‘FLASH’ PÉREZ EN EL COMBATE ESTELAR DE LA EDICIÓN DEL 30 DE NOVIEMBRE DE
GOLDEN BOY BOXING ON ESPN EN EL MGM NATIONAL HARBOR
JOSÉ ‘WONDER BOY’ LÓPEZ COMBATIRÁ ANTE MIGUEL ‘MIGUELITO’ GONZÁLEZ EN EL PLEITO CO ESTELAR
 
EL RESPALDO ESTARÁ LLENO DE DESTACADOS PELEADORES DEL EXCLUSIVO ESTABLO DE GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS
 
Boletos estarán a la venta el sábado 11 de noviembre a las 12:00 p.m. ET
            LOS ÁNGELES, California 10 de noviembre de 2017. – Lamont Roach Jr. (15-0, 6 nocáuts) realizará su debut como atracción principal cuando defienda su cinto juvenil superpluma del CMB ante el contendiente filipino Rey “Flash” Pérez (21-8, 6 nocáuts) en el choque estelar a 10 asaltos de la edición del 30 de noviembre de Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN en el MGM National Harbor de Maryland. ESPN3 y ESPN Deportes transmitirán los combates iniciando a las 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT. La transmisión del respaldo por ESPN3 iniciará aproximadamente a las 6:30 p.m. ET/ 3:30 p.m. PT. ESPN2 transmitirá el combate a las 11:00 p.m. ET/8:00 p.m. PT.
Roach Jr. es uno de los mejores prospectos del exclusivo establo de Golden Boy Promotions. El nativo de Washington, DC debutó en el boxeo de pago en abril de 2017, después de una impresionante carrera boxística como amateur, respaldado por el equipo NoXcuse Boxing Club. Desde entonces, Roach ha usado una combinación de rapidez y técnica para obtener 12 victorias en fila antes de capturar el cinto juvenil superpluma del CMB en enero de 2017. Durante este año, Roach Jr se ha manteniendo bien ocupado, pues ha defendido su faja dos veces y regresará el 30 de noviembre para defenderlo otra vez ante una multitud de sus aficionados.
Pérez, quien tiene 27 años de edad, es un fuerte competidor con combates ante púgiles de la talla de Chris “The Hitman” Ávalos y el actual campeón supergallo de la OMB Jessie Magdaleno. Pérez regresará después de una victoria por nocaut técnico en el segundo asalto ante Noel Adelmita en junio de este año, y buscará a prevenir el acenso de Roach Jr. en las clasificaciones de peso superpluma con una victoria este 30 de noviembre.
            José “Wonder Boy” López (18-1-1, 13 nocáuts) de Carolina, Puerto Rico se enfrentará al sinaloense Miguel “Miguelito” González (21-3, 18 nocáuts) en un combate de a diez asaltos por el cinto superpluma internacional de la OMB.
            Manuel “Tino” Ávila (22-1, 8 nocáuts) chocará ante Raúl “El Bule” Hidalgo(26-15, 19 nocáuts) de Chihuahua, México en un pleito a diez asaltos en peso pluma.
            Los oponentes de Alex Rincón (3-0, 3 nocáuts), el artista de nocaut de las 154 libras quien participará en el combate comodín a cuatro asaltos, y George Rincón (2-0), el nativo de Dallas, Texas quien abrirá la velada boxística en un choque a cuatro asaltos en peso welter, se anunciarán en breve.
            Roach, Jr. vs. Pérez es una batalla a diez episodios por el cetro juvenil superpluma del CMB y es presentado por Golden Boy Promotions. El evento es patrocinado por Tecate,“THE OFFICIAL BEER OF BOXING” y Hennessy “Never Stop, Never Settle.” ESPN3 y ESPN Deportes transmitirán los combates iniciando a las 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT. La transmisión del respaldo por ESPN3 iniciará aproximadamente a las 6:30 p.m. ET/ 3:30 p.m. PT. ESPN2 transmitirá el combate a las 11:00 p.m. ET/8:00 p.m. PT.
            Los boletos para Roach Jr. vs. Pérez tienen un precio de $75 VIP, $75, $ 55 y $35 dólares, sin incluir impuestos ni tarifas. Los boletos saldrán a la venta el sábado11 de noviembre a las 12:00 p.m. ET. Para cobrar por teléfono con una tarjeta de crédito, llame al Centro de contacto de Ticketmaster al (800) 745-3000. Los boletos también estarán disponibles para su compra en línea en www.ticketmaster.com ywww.goldenboytickets.com.
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Jacobs vs. Arias Final Press Conference Quotes

Nov 10, 2017
DANIEL JACOBS vs LUIS ARIAS
JARRELL MILLER vs  MARIUSZ WACH
CLETUS SELDIN vs ROBERTO ORTIZ
 
FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTE
Photo Credit Ed Mulholland/Matchroom
Video Courtesy Matchroom Boxing
Saturday, November 11 at NYCB LIVE
Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Televised Live on HBO World Championship Boxing®
 
Long Island, Thursday, November 9, 2017  —  Thursday’s final press conference took place at PlayStation Theater at Times Square in Manhattan.Friday’s weigh-in takes place at NYCB LIVE Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum at 1 pm.
 
 
LUIS ARIAS
 I finally made the big stage.  Thanks to Eddie Hearn.  I was wondering how such a young guy got to run such a big company and I found out you got a little help from your dad.  You’ve got to give credit where credit is due and he is taking Matchroom boxing to the next level and because of Eddie Hearn who has grown boxing in Europe and in the UK and has got people watching and because of that people will get to watch me shock Daniel Jacobs.  People are saying that I’m rubbing people the wrong way by being disrespectful, but how am I being disrespectful?  It facts – everything I have said I backed it up with a fact.  I said it a little loud but it was a fact.  Did he or did he not get knocked out?  Has be been dropped?  He has – multiple people have put him down.  You’re looking at this fight by the names.  Take away the names and take away the stories and simply look a the facts – he’s been hurt, he’s been dropped and he’s been knocked out.  I haven’t bee n hurt, I haven’t been dropped, I’ve been fighting bigger guys my whole career and I’m ready for this fight.  Like I said, I put the work in, I’ve done everything I’ve needed to do, I am physically ready, I’m mentally ready and I’m ready to shock the world.  On November 11, Danny Jacobs is in a very tough fight and he’s going to find that out right away so I’m ready and I’ll see you guys Saturday night.
EDDIE HEARN
Thank you Luis and thank you for the kind words.  Like you said facts, yea.  I was born with a Silver spoon in my mouth, OK, but I did turn it Gold.
DANIEL JACOBS
This guy has been speaking for the both of us.  This is going to be a stellar fight.  At the end of the day it’s about two guys coming to the center of the ring and fighting.  Talk outside the ring is good for promo but you guys are going to soon find out there are levels to this game inside the ring come November 11.  I don’t know if you guys have heard but I’m from Brownsville and I have never run, I never ran and I never will.  So this whole notion of me running and not fighting the fight that he wants me to fight.  He’s very limited in the ring.  He wants me to stand inside the center of the ring and “don’t run” so he thinks he can have the shot to stop me or drop me or knock me out.  But I’m going to make you work for everything you get.  Then when I am redy to stand in the middle of the ring, if I choose to do that, that’s what I’ll do.  I want to thank the fans because at the end of the day it’s about the fans who spend their hard earned money to support us making sure that we do our due diligence to make a good fight, because this man can fight, no doubt about it.  It’s going to be a great card  and I am looking forward to displaying my skills on my new home, HBO.   It’s a great platform for me – no added pressure and trust me, this is not my first rodeo.  It’s going to be a special night and I want to thank Arias’ team for stepping up to the plate, because when I got a list of opponents I chose Arias so I do want to thank him for signing the contract.
MARISZ WACH
There is an opening right now and this gives me a big chance for the future.  This will be a brutal fight with a lot of blood and let the best man win.
JARRELL MILLER
All I can say is this – I haven’t ate a cheeseburger in two months.  I am going to kick his behind.  Big shout out to Mike who has been in camp every day cooking breakfast and making sure I have no snicker in my bag and no cheeseburgers.  It was a phenomenal camp.  Every camp has its ups and downs and it was one of those camps where we had to push through.  I definitely dropped some weight – you’ll see the number tomorrow.  I feel amazing, I feel awesome and I feel blessed.  It’s been a long road – I started my career at 14.  I turned pro kickboxing at 18 and boxing at 19 and it has not been easy.  I have not been given a silver spoon, no Olympics or none of that stuff – I have earned every inch by grit, blood, so if anyone tells you this is luck there is no such thing as luck – from Bed Stuy Brooklyn to here no luck, I just keep throwing punches.  I am going to stop Wach.  Wach is going to get his behind Wached.  He’s kind of a lovable guy, his speech is kind of cute, but it’s going to be phenomenal – its going to be fireworks.  I love Riddick Bowe, I love Mike Tyson and I love Shannon Briggs and now it’s time to love Big Baby.
CLETUS SELDIN
I my God, I have finally graduated.  I have put on so many shows at the Paramount, more than anybody ever has and now I am graduating to the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum and you know I’ll be wearing my red, white and blue bandana in respect to all of the troupes.  If you didn’t know I am the Long Islander that has been raising havoc on Long Island for the past six years of my career and Pete Brodsky and his disciples here train me on Long Island and in West Palm Beach, Florida.  Star Boxing brought me up – no one wanted me – they brought me up and made me into the powerhouse that I am now.  You guys are going to see plenty of me for the next five years.  I hope you guys are going to enjoy what you get on Saturday against Ortiz who fights a tough Mexican style.  I am going to wear him down and take him out within five rounds.  I have always done it.  I have always taken out guys that I said I would.  I am very proud and honored to be part of this entire event.  So thank you and see you Saturday at 10 pm ET.
EDDIE HEARN
Cletus, just to let you know, after those five years, you can have a job with Matchroom Boxing USA, 100%.  Characters and personalities is what we need in this sport of boxing and there is one right there and boy can he fight as well.
ROBERTO ORTIZ
Thank you everyone.  I know this fight is great for my career – I am very prepared and focused for a war.
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SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION FINAL WEIGHTS, QUOTES & PHOTOS FOR TOMORROW/FRIDAY, NOV. 10

Nov 10, 2017

SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION FINAL WEIGHTS, QUOTES & PHOTOS

FOR TOMORROW/FRIDAY, NOV. 10

Live on SHOWTIME® at 10 p.m. ET/PT from The Masonic at Templelive Cleveland

“I think I can be three or four fights away for the chance at a world heavyweight title.”

– Junior Fa, Undefeated Heavyweight Prospect

 

 Weigh-In Photos; Credit Stephanie Trapp/SHOWTIME

CLEVELAND (Nov. 9, 2017) – SHOWTIME Boxing fans will get their first look at eight promising prospects  with a combined record of 97-2 – including two undefeated up-and-coming heavyweights and a 2016 Super Welterweight Olympian – as ShoBox: The New Generation takes place this Friday, November 10 live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/PT) from The Masonic at Templelive Cleveland.

Featherweight prospects Luis Rosa Jr. (23-0, 11 KOs) and local favorite Yuandale Evans (19-1, 14 KOs) will square off in a 10-round main event as all eight fighters made their respective weights on Thursday. The ShoBox quadrupleheader features undefeated Russian standout Radzhab Butaev (7-0, 6 KOs; WSB: 9-1) taking on Colombia’s Janer Gonzalez (18-0-1, 15 KOs) in an eight-round welterweight matchup, and New Zealand’s undefeated Junior Fa (12-0, 7 KOs) facing former Golden Gloves champion Freddy Latham (9-0-2, 5 KOs) in an eight-round heavyweight bout. In the telecast opener, 2016 Olympian Charles Conwell (5-0, 5 KOs) will take on Roque “Rocky” Zapata (4-1-3), who is coming off a three-bout winning streak.

Tickets for the DiBella Entertainment event are still available for purchase via the following link HERE.

OFFICIAL WEIGHTS, REFS AND JUDGES:

 

Luis Rosa Jr. vs. Yuandale Evans – 10-round Featherweight Bout

 

Rosa Jr.: 125 Pounds

Evans: 125 ½ Pounds

Referee: Shawn Clark (P.A.); Judges: Patrick Casey (P.A.), Larry Hazard Jr. (N.J.), Phil Rogers (Ohio)

 

Radzhab Butaev vs. Janer Gonzalez – Eight-round Welterweight Bout

 

Butaev: 146 Pounds

Gonzalez: 147 Pounds

Referee: George Nichols (C.A.); Judges: Brian Kennedy (Ohio), Patrick Casey (P.A.), Larry Hazard Jr. (N.J.)

 

Junior Fa vs. Freddy Latham – Eight-round Heavyweight Bout

Fa: 262 Pounds

Latham: 261 Pounds

Referee: Clifford Pinkney (Ohio); Judges: Brian Kennedy (Ohio), Phil Rogers (Ohio), Larry Hazard Jr. (N.J.)

  

Charles Conwell vs. Roque “Rocky” Zapata – Six-round Super Welterweight Bout

Conwell: 153 Pounds

Roque Zapata: 155 Pounds

Referee: George Nichols (California); Judges: Patrick Casey (P.A.), Larry Hazard (N.J.), Phil Rogers (Ohio)

 

FINAL QUOTES:

 

LUIS ROSA JR.:

“There was a time in my career when I was one fight away from fighting for a world title at 122 pounds, but I’m a natural featherweight. This fight is at 126 but I’ll fight at 126 or 122. Wherever the opportunity is, I’ll take it.

“I’m going to show a lot of different things. I have more to show than just my boxing skills. Whatever I have to do to get the win, I will do it.

“My opponent is a southpaw, but he’s not the slickest southpaw I’ve seen. We’ve been training with a lot of southpaws. Fighting southpaws is not a big deal for me. I fought so many of them in the amateurs.

“I don’t think I’m going to have any problem with him. I know his left hook is his favorite punch so I’m going to try and take that away from him.

“I think putting together some timely combinations is going to be the key to this fight.

“After I beat [Jorge] Diaz and [Luis] Del Valle in 2015 my opposition dropped. I was knocking on the door but just never got the call. That’s why this fight is so big for me. I’m ready to showcase my skills on national TV. I’m ready for the next step on my career.”

YUANDALE EVANS

“I know all the bigger names are at 126 so I’m going to stay right here. I’ve bounced around from 126 to 130. Lou DiBella, my promoter told me to stay ready and that’s what I did; I’m ready.”

“It took me awhile from me to come back after the loss to Javier Fortuna [in 2012]. But I’ve always stayed sharp and I’ve been in various camps. I’ve trained with guys like Lamont PetersonGervonta Davis and Rau’Shee Warren.

“I’ve been doing this since I was 10 years old, but I’m a lot wiser and smarter than in the past. I have knowledge and have been talking to a lot of managers and champions. I’m like an Einstein now. I’m a lot sharper, and craftier. And I have defense now.

“This fight will show the boxing world that I belong. I can be in the top five. This fight means a lot for me and the people of Cleveland.

“I’ve been working with [famed trainer] Barry Hunter for this fight and he’s taught me so much. My opponent has been spoiled and has never had to travel into enemy territory. Until now.

I’ve been a road warrior my entire career. I know the crowd can win the fight for me. Just the energy and hearing them when I’m tired. It’s a big advantage for me to be fighting at home. I will have a lot of fans here and it’s going to be big. I still got guys’ texting me for ringside seats, but there’s none left.

“I want ShoBox to say, ‘We have to have this guy back. We have to go back to Cleveland.’ ”

“[Rosa] is my height. He’s going to be right in front of me. He’s going to come straight at me. He has to.”

“They call me ‘Money Shot’ and ‘Southpaw Machine’ and the ‘Black Mexican’ in the gyms here in Cleveland.”

JANER GONZALEZ

“I’ve been training with Ruben Guerrero for the past couple of weeks, and I like training a lot better here in the United States. I felt like I was mistreated in the past back in Colombia.

“Fellow Colombian Oscar Escandon introduced me to Ruben and here we are. It’s the United States and everyone wants to be over here. The sparring and the training is just so much better here.

“I’m 30 years old now and I have a family back home in Colombia to support. This is my shot. I will not fail them. I have Team Guerrero on my side so I’m ready.

“We all know skills pay the bills and I just have to do my job and not get too crazy in there and get the win.

“I watched Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Leonard when I was younger. I liked how smart and intelligent they fought.”

RADZHAB BUTAEV

“I’ve been in the United States for a year now and really liked training at Wild Card Gym and Wild Card West in Southern California.

“I can punch as hard as [Gennady] Golovkin and can move better than [Vasyl] Lomachenko. I’m very confident and my experience is the reason for that.

“I sparred with Demetrius Andrade and Shawn Porter and I have held my own.

“The welterweight division is the best in boxing, everyone knows that. And I’ll fight anybody.

“It doesn’t matter that there’s no YouTube video on Gonzalez. He’s tough and competitive and a boxer who will come to fight.”

JUNIOR FA

“When I beat Joseph Parker [in the amateurs twice] it was my movement and my footwork that was key. He’s such a big puncher I just kept moving because I didn’t want to stand right in front of that.

“I’m a multi-dimensional fighter and my strengths are my mobility.

Deontay Wilder showed that he has plenty of power. He’s always there from the first bell… I like the guy, he’s got plenty of power and is very explosive.

“I like Anthony Joshua’s boxing brain. He’s got power, but it’s a different kind of power from Wilder. I like the way he sees his punches.

“For myself to be known, I’ll definitely have to fight in America. I don’t think I can make too much of a statement being back home in New Zealand.

“I think I can be three to four fights away for the chance at a world heavyweight title. I have to be entertaining in this fight for the American people to get to know me.

“Boxing used to be the biggest thing in New Zealand, but then rugby blew up.

“I live 40 minutes from Joseph Parker but we’ve never sparred. It’s too competitive.”

FREDDY LATHAM

“This is my first time on national TV so I’m excited and nervous.

“He’s taller, but I feel like I’m just as long as he is. I can put my head in his chest and go to war. If it’s going to be a dog fight I’ll get into his chest.

“Yeah, I’ve watched both the heavyweight world champs. I’d beat Joshua now. Wilder, I would have to get serious sparring in. I’d have to change everything I do in my life – the way I train and my lifestyle and everything. Deontay’s the man right now. Joshua burns out after six rounds and that’s why I’d beat Joshua now. I’m two years away from those guys. Tomorrow night is my first step.

“Boxing’s coming back in Pittsburgh and we’ve got two or three other heavyweights there that are popular right now.”

 

CHARLES CONWELL

“When you have a good crowd around you, you know it hypes you up.

“I was the youngest member of the 2016 Olympic team at age 18. It was cool being in high school and making the Olympic team.

“I’m very tenacious and determined, that’s why I’ve been successful so far in my young pro career.

“There’s no rush for me. People want to see me, sure. But there’s no reason to move fast at this point.

I think the competitiveness of boxing is what drives me. Sure the money and the fame are going to be great, but I just love everything about this sport.”

ROQUE “ROCKY” ZAPATA

“I haven’t surprised myself when I’ve beaten undefeated fighters.

“I’m an awkward fighter, in a good way. My angles I learned when I was fighting in MMA.

“The risk and the reward wasn’t worth it [to continue] in MMA. I was making a couple hundred bucks and getting elbows to the face. It just wasn’t worth it.

“Conwell is good and aggressive and I’ve seen him on YouTube. He comes forward and he looks to put you down.

“I just feel so much more comfortable in a boxing ring. I was good at takedowns.

Conor McGregor went 10 rounds with Floyd [Mayweather] and he got paid, so good for him. I’m one of the few guys who have been able to do both MMA and box professionally.”

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NHL’S WINNIPEG JETS VISIT UFC PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE®

Nov 10, 2017

NHL’S WINNIPEG JETS VISIT

UFC PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE®

 

FIVE JETS PLAYERS HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO TOUR THE PI AND TRAIN WITH HALL OF FAMER FORREST GRIFFIN AND TOP MIDDLEWEIGHT URIAH HALL

 

PHOTOS ATTACHED – PLEASE CREDIT JEFF BOTTARI, ZUFFA LLC

 

Las Vegas, Nevada — Yesterday, UFC® played host to some of Winnipeg’s finest athletes. Five Jets players visited the newly constructed Performance Institute to discuss advanced training techniques used by some of UFC’s best fighters. Shawn Matthias, Joel Armia, Brendan Lemieux, Dmitry Kulikov, and Ben Chiarot worked with former light heavyweight champion and Vice President of Athlete Development, Forrest Griffin, and current No. 10 middleweight, Uriah Hall, to get a firsthand experience of how UFC athletes train on a daily basis.

The visit precedes UFC’s returnto Winnipeg on December 16 as the city will play host to the promotion for the second time in history for the highly anticipated UFC Fight Night Winnipeg: Lawler vs Dos Anjos. The former welterweight champion and No. 1 ranked contender, Robbie Lawler, is back in action and is looking to get another shot at the title when he faces the always dangerous No. 6 welterweight contender, Rafael Dos Anjos. The action will go down December 16, at Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg, Canada and will air live on FOX.

Here is what some of the athletes had to say after their visit at the highly regarded UFC Performance Institute:

Brendan Lemieux, Left Wing, #48:

  • What he thought about the PI: “This is a state of the art facility. As athletes, we are always looking for ways to better ourselves and I think that is what this place offers.”
  • What this facility does for the evolution for training: “This facility is cutting-edge so it really pushes the boundaries of what cutting-edge looks like. Athletes are always looking for new ways to go out there and perform and I think this place has everything. I think it’s really cool to see and gives you an idea of what high-end facilities are going to look like in the future.”
  • What is what like sparring with Forrest Griffin: “It was incredible. You really get an appreciation for how good these guys are at their craft.”

Ben Chiarot, Defenseman, #7:

  • What he thought about the PI: “This is the nicest facility I’ve ever seen for working-out.”
  • What this facility does for the evolution for training: “This is a top-notch place and if you have the opportunity to work out at place like this one, you’re pretty lucky.”
  • On UFC Fight Night Winnipeg: “I already looked into it and unfortunately we’re out of town but I know there’s a lot of UFC fans in Winnipeg and I’m sure it will be a packed house.”

Joel Armia, Right Wing, #40:

  • On boxing with Forrest Griffin and Uriah Hall: “I got a good sweat-on and it was tough. I really had no idea how tough it was going to be until I tried.”
  • What this facility does for the evolution for training: “Everyone has the opportunity to get better because you have all the necessary equipment and testing here.”
  • On UFC Fight Night Winnipeg: “If I’m not traveling, I will for sure be there. But I’m sure that place is going to be packed.”

Uriah Hall, No. 10 Middleweight:

  • What it was like meeting and practicing with Winnipeg Jets players: “It was pretty cool showing these guys some new techniques because I know they fight a lot on the ice but it was great showing them some new techniques on a flat surface. It was cool to see how quickly they picked it up. Overall, it was a great experience.”
  • How physical training differs between UFC fighters and NHL players: “For each sport you have different output and group muscles to work. I know for us athletes at UFC, we work a lot of metabolic transitions and cool downs because we’re fighting five-minute rounds. Think of it like a car at high intensity for five-minutes, that’s what we have to do and we have to have a good cool down.”

Forrest Griffin, Former Light Heavyweight Champion:

  • What it was like training with Winnipeg Jets players: “It’s always fun to spar with these young kids. I did get tapped out by a hockey player, that did happen.”
  • What he thought the players learned from attending the PI: “They improved their punches, I feel they were pretty good punchers coming in. I’ve worked with a lot of professional athletes and I would say hockey players are without a doubt the best punchers.”
  • How he feels these collaborations are beneficial: “It’s great team bonding exercise, its fun, a very different workout, and you get to work different muscles.”
  • How it was meeting the Winnipeg Jets players: “It was great, I had fun but I feel it would’ve been cooler if they weren’t playing my Knights (Las Vegas Golden Knights) on Friday.”

 

UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: LAWLER vs. DOS ANJOS will air live on Saturday, December 16 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on FOX. In Canada, the event will be broadcast on CTV TWO and RDS 2.

 

Since 2008, the UFC has staged 24 events in the Great White North, across 10 different cities – Calgary, Edmonton Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Quebec City, Saskatoon, Toronto, Vancouver and Winnipeg. UFC events have set single-day event gate records in five Canadian venues: Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome (UFC 149), Montreal’s Bell Centre (UFC 124), Ottawa’s The Arena at TD Place (UFC Fight Night), Toronto’s Rogers Centre (UFC 129) and Winnipeg’s MTS Centre (UFC 161).

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OSCAR DE LA HOYA’S GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS TO LAUNCH DIGITAL RADIO STATION ON DASH RADIO

Nov 10, 2017
OSCAR DE LA HOYA’S GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS TO LAUNCH DIGITAL RADIO STATION ON DASH RADIO
 
GOLDEN BOY RADIO WITH TATTOO AND THE CREW, A NEW DAILY WEEKDAY THREE-HOUR SHOW, TO DEBUT ON MONDAY, NOV. 13 WITH OSCAR DE LA HOYA AS INAUGURAL GUEST
Download the Dash Radio App Today!
LOS ANGELES (Nov. 9, 2017) Golden Boy Promotions is proud to add yet another element to its multi-dimensional entertainment platform as it launches a new radio station on Dash Radio, a commercial-free digital music platform available on all mobile devices. Golden Boy Radio with Tattoo and the Crew, a new three-hour daily weekday radio show presented on Dash Radio, will be hosted by David “Tattoo” Gonzalez along with co-host, Jessica Rosales.
 
Golden Boy Radio with Tattoo and the Crew will be an all-around lifestyle talk show covering hot topics, sports, celebrities, gossip, and the hottest music of today. The show will be something quite different for regular fans and non-fans of boxing, but under the familiar voice of Golden Boy Promotions’ Tattoo, who worked for over 10 years with Power 106’s Big Boy, for two years with Rick Dees, for several years as a morning show host on 93.5 K-Day, and who currently works with Ice Cube on “The Big 3.”
 
The show will air Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. PT until 10:00 a.m. PT. starting on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 with Oscar De La Hoya as its inaugural guest. The final hour of the show will be streamed on the Golden Boy Boxing YouTube Channel starting on Nov. 20, 2017 as the show expects to deliver a steady stream of interviews which will be captured on camera. Listeners can expect guests such as Ice Cube, Cypress Hill, Nate Diaz and many others in the near future.
 
“I am so excited to get back on air. This is something that I have been working on for the last year and a half,” said David “Tattoo” Gonzalez, Radio and TV Personality. “This is for you. For the listeners. For the consumers. To give a real morning radio show to digest and eat, to love and enjoy. Tattoo the way you always wanted him. I had to wait for the right partner. Thank you to Oscar De La Hoya and Golden Boy Promotions. And I had to wait for the right platform Thank you to DJ Skee and Dash Radio. Partner set. Platform done. Let’s get to work.”
 
“We are very excited to welcome Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions to Dash Radio,” said Scott “DJ Skee” Keeney, founder of Dash Radio. “With this being our first step into the boxing world, we couldn’t imagine a better team to partner with. We’re longtime fans of the brand, and of Tattoo and the Crew, so we are looking forward to the highly entertaining fresh content including a daily live morning show.”
 
“Just as is the case with other forms of media, radio is entering the 21st-century — utilizing digital platforms to spread content to larger audiences than ever before,” said Oscar De La Hoya, CEO and Chairman of Golden Boy Promotions. “We look forward to our partnership with Dash Radio and reaching millions of boxing die-hards and casual fans alike with fresh, dynamic programing.”
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ÓSCAR DE LA HOYA REALIZARÁ SU ENTREGA ANUAL NÚMERO 5 DE EQUIPO NUEVO

Nov 10, 2017
ALERTA DE PRENSA
 
ÓSCAR DE LA HOYA REALIZARÁ SU ENTREGA ANUAL NÚMERO 5 DE EQUIPO NUEVO Y DE PRIMERA PARA BOXEO AL GARDEN GROVE BOXING PARA EL PROGRAMA DE LOS NIÑOS DESPUÉS DE CLASES
 
A DE LA HOYA SE LE UNIRÁN DECENAS DE JOVENCITOS DEL GIMNASIO PARA LA PRESENTACIÓN DEL EQUIPO Y ESTARÁ DISPONIBLE PARA ENTREVISTAS POSTERIORES
 
VIERNES 10 DE NOVIEMBRE A LAS 3:00 PM
                       
QUÉ:             Óscar de la Hoya, Salón de la Fama, medallista de oro olímpico,
y 10 veces  campeón mundial en seis categorías, sostendrá su quinta edición anual de entrega de equipo del programa después de la escuela, presentando equipo de boxeo de primera clase a los jóvenes del Garden Grove Boxing. Las entrevistas con Óscar de la Hoya estarán disponibles inmediatamente después de la presentación.
 
CUÁNDO:     Viernes 10 de noviembre de 2017
2:30 p.m. PT: Llegada de la Prensa
3:00 p.m. PT: Presentación de equipo y palabras de Óscar de la
Hoya
3:45 p.m. PT: Entrevistas y oportunidad de fotos con Óscar de la
Hoya
 
DÓNDE:        Garden Grove Boxing 
10632 Garden Grove Blvd.
Garden Grove, CA 92843
 
DATOS:         La Fundación Óscar de la Hoya será anfitrión de su quinta
 entrega anual de equipo de primera calidad de boxeo, reconociendo
a cinco gimnasios de boxeo en el sur de California que recibirán
importantes donaciones de la Fundación ODLH por el apoyo
continuo de sus comunidades y la promoviendo un estilo de vida
saludable para los jóvenes en las comunidades económicamente
desfavorecidas. La Fundación, con el apoyo de su socio
corporativo, Autoridad Municipal de Finanzas de
California, donará equipo nuevo y de primera para boxeo, y los
beneficiarios esta temporada de las donaciones incluye al Garden
Grove Boxing, Eddie Heredia Boxing Club, Westside Boxing Club,
Azteca Boxing Club, y Duarte Boxing Club.
 
VISUAL:       Capture a la leyenda del boxeo Óscar de la Hoya mientras se dirige a
 jóvenes de 5 a 18 años y los motiva a llevar vidas positivas. De la Hoya repartirá personalmente equipo para los niños y estará disponible para entrevistas posteriores a  la presentación del equipo.
HISTORIAL: Óscar de la Hoya, el súper estrella del boxeo,  creó su fundación
en 1995 para traer una mejor calidad de vida a la gente del Este de Los Ángeles. Hoy en día, con la ayuda de muchos, la Fundación atiende a miles de personas al año. La Fundación apoya y sostiene la escuela Óscar de la Hoya, el Centro de Cáncer Cecilia González de la Hoya y el Centro Médico Óscar de la Hoya para la Infancia (ambos ubicados en el hospital White Memorial) y numerosos programas después de la escuela para ayudar a guiar a la gente joven hacia una vida saludable
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Long Island Fighter Media Day Recap – 6 Fighter NYC Media Day Tomorrow!

Nov 8, 2017
CLETUS SELDIN, TYRONE JAMES & 
TOMMY RAINONE LONG ISLAND MEDIA DAY 
QUOTES 
Courtesy Matchroom Boxing
 
Tickets on Sale Now
 
Long Island, November 7, 2017  —  The Long Islanders on Saturday night’s card at NYCB LIVE Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum worked  out today at Westbury Boxing Club.
Tomorrow Jacobs, Arias, Miller, Wach, Seldin and Ortiz hit the Big Apple for workouts at Mendez Boxing Gym (26th & Madison – details below).
CLETUS SELDON (HBO Opening Bout at 10 pm ET/PT)
I took this camp no different than any other.  Every training camp I have I always put everything into it.   I will prove to everyone that consistency and hard work will pay off.  Ortiz has the best record in my division he is 35-1 with 20 something knockouts!.  It is unbelievable.  I only have 20 fights, but he’s never fought anybody that’s on my caliber – my strength, my ability, my fierce, coming forward and punching the entire round, of every minute of every round for the entire fight.  I punch extremely hard for a Jewish white kid from Long Island.  I am going in there to bring this guy into the world I have been treating myself to – which is just hell.  I am going to force him to every minute of the entire round, just like the old time fighters did and that’s exactly how I train.
TYRONE JAMES (Fights in 3rd bout approx 7:30 pm ET)
The Coliseum is about 5 minutes from my house, and where I grew up and went to high school.  I am bringing a whole lot of people out – a whole lot of family and a whole lot of friends.  I will drive from my house to the fight.  When I fight at the Paramount we sll about $15,000 worth of tickets so that shows you my following is pretty big.  Right now I have sold about $13,00 worth of tickets for this fight and that number is growing.   I am going to put on a great show and it’s going to be fun.
Courtesy Matchroom Boxing
 
MEDIA FIGHT WEEK SCHEDULE
(All Times ET)
 
 
WEDENSDAY, NOVEMBER 8
NYC Fighter Workouts & Interviews
Mendez Boxing Gym
23 E 26th St. (between 5th & Madison)
New York, NY  10010
11:00 a.m. – Roberto Ortiz
11:30 a.m. – Jarrell Miller
12:00 Noon – Luis Arias
12:30 p.m. – Cletus Seldin
1:00 p.m. – Mariusz Wach
1:15 p.m. –  Conor Benn
1:30 p.m. – Daniel Jacobs
 
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9: 11:00 a.m.
NYC Press Conference
PlayStation Theater
1515 Broadway (entrance on 44th)
New York NY  10036
 
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10: 1:00 p.m.
Official Weigh-In
Nassau Coliseum
1255 Hempstead Turnpike
Uniondale, Long Island, NY 11553
 
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11
5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. – Media Credential Pick-up
Pick-up is at the Ticketmaster Box Office at the Coliseum.  Proper personal photo identification (drivers license or passport) is required
 
6:30 p.m. – First Bout
 
10:00 p.m. – HBO Telecast Begins
Seldin vs. Ortiz / Miller vs. Wach / Jacobs vs. Arias
 
Fists will fly on November 11 when super lightweight knockout artists Cletus Seldin and Roberto “Massa” Ortiz (35-1-2, 26 KOs) square off in a 10-round bout from Long Island’s NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Undefeated Welterweight Tyrone James will fight in a six-round clash against Daniel Sostre.  Tommy Rainone will try to enact revenge in a rematch against Fidel Monterrosa Munoz – their initial fracas took place in the first fight card at NYCB LIVE on July 15.
TICKETS for the live event are on sale now and can be purchased at ticketmaster.com, NYCBLIVE.com or by calling 800-745-3000. Tickets can also be purchased at the Ticketmaster Box Office at the Coliseum.
In the main event on Saturday, Nov. 11, Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs battle undefeated Luis Arias in a twelve-round middleweight bout at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum and televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.  Opening the action-packed HBO telecast will be super lightweight knockout artists Long Island’s own Cletus Seldin and Roberto Ortiz squaring off in a 10-round bout.  In the chief-support bout, exciting heavyweight Jarrell Miller looks to stake his claim on a heavyweight title shot and in his way is Polish giant Mariusz Wach.
 
Jacobs vs. Arias and Miller vs. Wach are presented by Matchroom Boxing USA, in association with Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment, Salita Promotions and Roc Nation Sports.  Seldin vs. Ortiz is presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Star Boxing. BROOKLYN BOXING on Long Island is an extension of BSE’s BROOKLYN BOXING™ brand. For more information, visit brooklynboxingshop.com.
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