Concentración y buen ambiente

Sep 13, 2018

Jornada Rayada: Concentración y buen ambiente

El día de Rayados

Este fin de semana recibimos a Chivas en Casa, y en cada Entrenamiento Rayado dejamos el máximo de esfuerzo y actitud Rayada para llegar con la mejor preparación de cara al duelo de la jornada 9.

Los Rayados realizamos futbol en espacios reducidos la mayor parte de la práctica, afinando detalles y dejando todo en cada balón disputado en el Centro de Entrenamiento BBVA Bancomer El Barrial.

Dirigidos por Diego Alonso y el Cuerpo Técnico, los albiazules se dicen listos para recibir al rebaño y conseguir los tres puntos a disputarse este fin de semana.

Por la tarde Guillermo Madrigal, Stefan Medina y Carlos Rodríguez convivieron con pequeños de la asociación Unidos Contigo, en una tarde llena de risas, diversión y billar.

Cortesia: Club Monterrey

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¨GALLO¨ ESTRADA GANO GUERRA DE GALLOS EN EL FORUM

Sep 13, 2018
¨GALLO¨ ESTRADA GANO GUERRA DE GALLOS EN EL FORUM

La experiencia y la clase del  sonorense Juan Francisco “Gallo” Estrada se impusieron para derrotar por decisión unánime en 12 asaltos al fuerte peleador capitalino Felipe ¨Gallito¨ Orucuta en una emocionante pelea digna de dos mexicanos en la pelea estelar en el Forum de Inglewood, California en la funcion Superfly 3 que presento 360 Promotions.
 
Estrada (37-3, 25 Kos)  apretó a finales del sexto y séptimo a un valiente “Gallito” Orucuta (36-5,30KO) y el combate se tornó emocionante desde ahí hasta el final y puso de pie a los aficionados en el Forum de Inglewood.
Las  tarjetas de los jueces fueron: 118-110 y 117-111X2 todas a favor de Estrada y así convertirse en el retador numero uno al título Supermosca del Consejo Mundial de Boxeo.
¨Apreté para terminar con Orucuta, pero es un peleador fuerte y un gran boxeador, seguro vendrán buenas cosas para él; quiero la revancha contra Rungvisai, lo estaré esperando¨ expresó el orgullo de Puerto Peñasco, Sonora de 28 años.
 
Desde que sonó la campana el sonorense tomó la iniciativa, del cual logró conectar par de derechas que sorprendieron a Orocuta. Pero los movimientos de cintura y certeros golpes no dejaban duda sobre quién comandaba la pelea.
 
En los rounds intermedios, el mexiquense logra presionar y sacarle un par de episodios con buenas combinaciones al de Puerto Peñasco, en la zona de cuerdas sometiendo y parando los buenos movimientos de cintura de Estrada.
 
En los asaltos finales Estrada vuelve a entrar en control de la batalla, aunque Orocuta sigue presionando no logra conseguir que los jueces cambien de opinión.
 
En la pelea coestelar, Donnie Nietes empató con Alston Palcite por tarjetas de 118-110, 112-116 y 114-114 y el cinturón supermosca de la OMB continua vacante. El japonés Kazuto Ioka venció por decisión unánime al puertorriqueño McWilliam Arroyo, los jueces dieron 99-90 y 97-92 (2) para conseguir el título mundial plata supermosca del CMB
 
Por su parte la tijuanense Brenda Flores derrotó por decisión dividida a la australiana Louis Hawton por tarjetas de 93-97, 97-93, 94-96, para apoderarse del cinturón peso átomo del Consejo Mundial de Boxeo.
 
“Este cinturon es para mi familia y todo la gente bonit de Tijuana que siempre me ha apoyado”dijo Flores quien es la tercera mujer de Tijuana que conquista un campeonato mundial al igual que Jackie Nava y Kenia Enrique.
 
Abriendo la cartelera JoselitoVelázquez de Cancun, Quinta Roo no pasó problemas para vencer a su rival Alfredo Flores por decisión unánime (60-54 los tres jueces) en seis asaltos.
 
Fotos: Germán Villaseñor/Zanfer.

 

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‘COUNTDOWN TO CANELO VS. GGG 2’

Sep 13, 2018
**VIDEO ALERT**
WATCH NOW! 
‘COUNTDOWN TO CANELO VS. GGG 2’ REVEALS BRUTAL STREET FIGHTING PAST OF CANELO ALVAREZ AND GENNADY ‘GGG’ GOLOVKIN
CANELO VS. GGG 2 TAKES PLACE SATURDAY, SEPT. 15 AT T-MOBILE ARENA IN LAS VEGAS, PRESENTED LIVE BY HBO PAY-PER-VIEW
(ABOVE, L-R: Canelo Alvarez and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin face-off in the commercial for 
“Countdown to Canelo vs. GGG 2”)
Click HERE to Watch the 30-Minute Special “Countdown to Canelo vs. GGG 2”
Click HERE for Behind the Scenes Photos from “Countdown to Canelo vs. GGG 2”
Click HERE to Watch the Commercial for “Countdown to Canelo vs. GGG 2” 
LOS ANGELES (Sept. 10, 2018): Golden Boy Promotions, GGG Promotions and Leigh Simons Productions are proud to present “Countdown to Canelo vs. GGG 2,” a 30-minute special that features never-before-heard details about the dangerous street fighting pasts of Lineal Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) and WBC, WBA, and IBO Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (38-0-1, 34 KOs) who will fight for the middleweight championship of the world on Saturday, Sept. 15 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
While making the 30-minute special, producer Leigh Simons discovered that both Canelo and Golovkin had their own respective street fighting pasts that lead them down the path to becoming professional fighters. Both Canelo and Golovkin are sure to channel the aggression from their past along with mounting tension between the two fighters since the last time they met in the ring for their highly anticipated rematch at T-Mobile Arena on Sept. 15, which will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at a special time of 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT.
During the film shoot with Leigh Simons, Canelo revealed his street fighting past began as early as age five, with at least 100 street fights to his credit before he became a professional fighter at age 15.
“Because I was the red haired one, I was different in school. I had to show everyone that saying things to me or picking on me would not be easy. That they would have to go through the beating I was going to give them. I never bowed my head to anyone, even if they were bigger,” said Canelo Alvarez.
“Since childhood he has shown character, and that’s what has made him succeed, his character,” said Jose ‘Chepo’ Reynoso, co-trainer of Canelo Alvarez.
“I told Canelo, ‘Don’t leave it in the judges hands this time. Go out there and win the fight and knock him out’ and I believe that he is going to knock GGG out this time,” said Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions.
Simons found a similar response and nature when interviewing Golovkin separately for the “Countdown” special.
“It was really survival of the fittest in that area where he [Golovkin] grew up,” said Tom Loeffler, Promoter of Gennady “GGG” Golovkin. “One name for him could be the ‘Smiling Assassin’ because he’s confident. He’s experienced.”
“He grew up on the streets; he grew up in probably the roughest part of Kazahkstan, in Karaganda. It’s where all the rough people and gangsters were. He grew up beating people up because someone always wanted to take your shoes or jacket from you so he learned to defend himself,” said Abel Sanchez, trainer to  Gennady “GGG” Golovkin.
In behind the scenes footage captured during the “Countdown to Canelo vs. GGG 2” commercial shoot, Golovin described one instance of street fighting back in his hometown in Kazahkstan for producer Leigh Simons with, “I can’t talk like this. It’s not legal,” refusing to go into detail alluding to the brutality of the fight.
The 30-minute special is now airing on various digital platforms, including the HBO Boxing YouTube and Golden Boy Boxing YouTube channels and includes interviews with celebrity boxing fans including actress Rosie Perez, Superbowl Champion and NFL Hall of Famer Michael Strahan and Omar Benson Miller, one of the stars of the HBO series “Ballers.”
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Gabriel Flores Jr. added to Ramirez-Orozco

Sep 13, 2018

September 14: Gabriel Flores Jr. added to Ramirez-Orozco ESPN Telecast

Live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes at 10 p.m. ET

Tickets On Sale NOW!

FRESNO, Calif. (Sept. 10, 2018) – Gabriel Flores Jr., the 18-year-old phenom and former U.S. amateur standout, will make his ESPN debut on Friday, Sept. 14 as part of the world championship card headlined by Jose Ramirez’s WBC super lightweight title defense against Antonio Orozco at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif.

Flores (9-0, 5 KOs) will face Roger “El Puas” Gutierrez (7-1-1, 1 NC, 4 KOs) in a six-round junior lightweight bout. Ramirez-Orozco, Flores-Gutierrez and Jamel Herring versus John Vincent Moralde for the vacant USBA junior lightweight title will be televised live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes at 10 p.m. ET. The entire undercard will stream live at 7:30 p.m. ET in the United States on ESPN+— the recently-launched multi-sport, direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service from The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer & International segment in conjunction with ESPN.

“It’s going to feel good to fight on ESPN in California so close to home, to be on a big stage to inspire the kids in Stockton, my hometown,” Flores said. “I want to open their eyes for them to know they can accomplish their own dreams. This opportunity is a dream come true.”

“Flores has the whole package, and without question, he is going to be a major star,” said Rick Mirigian, Flores’ adviser. “With his ESPN TV debut on the sport’s biggest weekend in front of 14,000 people near his hometown, a star will be born.”

Flores won U.S. Junior National Championships in 2015 and 2016, concluding his stellar amateur career with a 91-7 record. In November 2016, at the age of 16, he became the youngest fighter ever to sign a promotional contract with Top Rank. He made his professional debut on May 5, 2017, only four days after his 17th birthday. Trained by his father, Gabriel Flores Sr., the recent high school graduate has kept a busy schedule as a pro fighting on high-profile undercards. He is 4-0 thus far in 2018, most recently scoring a six-round unanimous decision against James De Herrera on July 7 at the Save Mart Center. Flores also appeared on the Terence Crawford-Jeff Horn card June 9 in Las Vegas, notching a shutout four-round decision against Jorge Rojas Zacazontetl.

Gutierrez represents Flores’ toughest test to date, as he is 3-0 with a no contest since the lone defeat on his ledger. A 25-year-old who trains out of Pacoima, Calif., Gutierrez last fought on April 28 and took some time away from the sport because of a hand injury. Now fully recovered, he hopes to spoil Flores’ ESPN debut.

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FUTURE HALL OF FAMER MIGUEL COTTO TO BE SPECIAL VIP GUEST

Sep 13, 2018
 FUTURE HALL OF FAMER MIGUEL COTTO TO BE SPECIAL VIP GUEST FOR SEPT. 29 GOLDEN BOY FIGHT NIGHT ON FACEBOOK WATCH
JORGE ‘EL NIÑO DE ORO’ LINARES TO BATTLE HARD-HITTING 
CONTENDER ABNER ‘PIN’ COTTO IN MAIN EVENT 
LIVE FROM FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO
Tickets still Available!
INDIO, CALIF. (Sept. 10, 2018): Former four-division world champion and future Hall of Famer Miguel Cotto will be the special VIP guest for the Sept. 29 edition of Golden Boy Fight Night on Facebook Watch at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. The event will be headlined by the 12-round super lightweight fight between former 135-pound king Jorge “El Nino De Oro” Linares (44-4, 27 KOs) and hard-hitting contender Abner “Pin” Cotto (23-3, 12KOs). The action will be streamed live globally on Facebook Watch via the Golden Boy Fight Night Page.
Cotto is a veritable legend who became the first Puerto Rican to capture world titles in four divisions. Cotto earned belts in the super lightweight, welterweight, junior middleweight and middleweight divisions. The native of Caguas, Puerto Rico has faced a who’s who of elite world champions in a historic career, including fights against Demarcus “Chop Chop” Corley, Paulie “Magic Man” Malignaggi, Zab “Super” Judah, Sugar Shane Mosley, Antonio “El Tornado de Tijuana” Margarito, Ricardo “El Matador” Mayorga, Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez and current Lineal Middleweight Champion Canelo Alvarez.
Cotto will be in attendance for this event to meet fans, sign autographs and take pictures inside the Fantasy Springs Special Events Center. The meet-and-greet is open to the public with the purchase of a ticket to the event.
In the night’s co-main event, Filipino knockout artist “Ruthless” Romero Duno (17-1, 14 KOs) will return in an eight-round lightweight clash against Ezekiel Aviles (16-2-3, 6 KOs) of Ensenada, Mexico.
Travell “Black Magic” Mazion (13-0, 11 KOs) will return in an eight-round super welterweight fight against a soon-to-be-announced opponent.
The rest of this entire card will be announced shortly.
Linares vs. Cotto is a 12-round super lightweight fight presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Teiken Promotions and Miguel Cotto Promotions. The event is sponsored by Tecate,”THE OFFICIAL BEER OF BOXING,” and Hennessy, “Never Stop, Never Settle.” The fights will take place Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. The action will be streamed live globally on Facebook Watch via the Golden Boy Fight Night Page.
Tickets for the event are on sale and start at $35. Tickets will be available at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino box office, by calling 1-800-827-2946, or by purchasing online at www.fantasyspringsresort.com.
Media interested in attending Linares vs. Cotto must request credentials by emailing clavoie@fantasysprings.net by 5:00 p.m. PT on Friday, Sept. 21.
For more information, visit www.goldenboypromotions.com. Follow on Twitter @GoldenBoyBoxing. Become a fan on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/GoldenBoyBoxing
Follow on Instagram @GoldenBoyBoxing and @OscarDeLaHoya. Follow the conversation using #GBPonFB and #LinaresCotto
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UFC debuts in Moncton with clash between light heavyweight knockout artists

Sep 13, 2018

UFC® DEBUTS IN MONCTON WITH CLASH BETWEEN LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT KNOCKOUT ARTISTS (#2) VOLKAN OEZDEMIR AND (#9) ANTHONY SMITH

FEATURED BOUTS:

(#10) MISHA CIRKUNOV vs. (#13) PATRICK CUMMINS

GIAN VILLANTE vs. ED HERMAN

 

TICKETS FOR UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: VOLKAN vs. SMITH

AT AVENIR CENTRE GO ON SALE FRIDAY, SEPT. 14

Moncton, Canada – UFC® will debut in Moncton, New Brunswick with a battle of light heavyweight contenders between No.2-ranked Volkan Oezdemir and No.9 Anthony SmithUFC FIGHT NIGHT®: VOLKAN vs. SMITH goes down Saturday, October 27 from Avenir Centre and will air live on FS1. The event will broadcast in Canada on TSN and RDS.

A former 205-pound title challenger, Oezdemir (15-2, fighting out of Coconut Creek, Fla., USA by way of Fribourg, Switzerland) tore through the UFC ranks following his arrival in early 2017. After earning a short-notice decision win against Ovince Saint Preux, he scored rapid-fire knockouts over Misha Cirkunov and Jimi Manuwa. He now aims to stop a surging contender and stake his claim among the division’s elite.

Previously a middleweight mainstay, Smith (30-13, fighting out of Omaha, Neb., USA) has wasted no time since moving up to light heavyweight this June. Over the course of a seven-week span, he delivered spectacular first-round knockout wins over former champions Rashad Evans and Mauricio Rua. With momentum on his side, he now aims to continue his ascent up the light heavyweight ranks.

Additional bouts on the card include:

  • Light heavyweight contenders collide when No.10-ranked Misha Cirkunov (13-4, fighting out of Toronto, Canada by way of Riga, Latvia) faces No.13 Patrick Cummins(10-4, fighting out of Boca Raton, Fla., USA)
  • In a clash of dangerous finishers, Gian Villante (16-10, fighting out of Bellmore, N.Y., USA) takes on Ed Herman (24-13 1NC, fighting out of Portland, Ore., USA)
  • Artem Lobov (14-14-1 1NC, fighting out of Dublin, Ireland by way of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia) returns to action against Zubaira Tukhugov (18-4, fighting out of Grozny, Chechen Republic, Russia)
  • Atlantic Canada’s Gavin Tucker (10-1, fighting out of Halifax, Canada) moves down to bantamweight against Andre Soukhamthath (12-6, fighting out of Lake Worth, Fla. USA)
  • Nordine Taleb (14-5, fighting out of Montreal, Canada by way of St. Tropez, France) meets Sean Strickland (19-3-1, fighting out of Corona, Calif., USA) in a welterweight bout
  • No.14 women’s bantamweight Sarah Moras (5-4, fighting out of Kelowna, B.C., Canada) squares off with Talita Bernardo (5-2, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
  • Thibault Gouti (12-4, fighting out of Albuquerque, N.M., USA by way of Roulouse, France) locks horns with Nasrat Haqparast (9-2, fighting out of Montreal, Canada by way of Hamburg, Germany)
  • Alex Garcia (15-4, fighting out of Montreal, Canada by way of Santiago, Dominican Republic) battles Court McGee (19-6-1, fighting out of Orem, Utah, USA)
  • Stevie Ray (21-7, fighting out of Fife, Scotland) welcomes Jessin Ayari (16-4, fighting out of Nuremberg, Germany) to the lightweight division
  • Indo-Canadian heavyweight Arjan Bhullar (7-1, fighting out of Vancouver, Canada) looks to defend home soil against fellow prospect Marcelo Golm (6-1, fighting out of Sao Paulo, Brazil)
  • Calvin Kattar (18-3, fighting out of Metheun, Mass., USA) looks to rebound against UFC newcomer Chris Fishgold (17-1-1, fighting out of Liverpool, England)
  • Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series contract winner Te Edwards (6-1, fighting out of Phoenix, Ariz., USA) will make his UFC debut against Don Madge (7-3-1, fighting out of Cape Town, South Africa)

For the latest information on additional bouts for this event, please visit www.ufc.com. All bouts live and subject to change.

UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: VOLKAN vs. SMITH will air live on FS1 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on Saturday, Oct. 27, with the prelims kicking off the evening on FS1 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT and on UFC FIGHT PASS® at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. PT.

Tickets for UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: VOLKAN vs. SMITH go on sale Friday, Sept. 14 at 10 a.m. ADT and are priced at $197.87, $158.30, $118.72, $92.34 and $65.96 CAD (does not include fees). Tickets are available for purchase online at www.ticketmaster.ca/. Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person.

UFC Fight Club® members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 10 a.m. ADT via the website www.ufcfightclub.com. A special Internet ticket pre-sale will be available to UFC newsletter subscribers Thursday, Sept. 13 starting at 10 a.m. ADT. To access this presale, users must register for the UFC newsletter through UFC.com.

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CANELO ALVAREZ AND GENNADY ‘GGG’ GOLOVKIN LOS ANGELES

Sep 2, 2018
CANELO ALVAREZ AND GENNADY ‘GGG’ GOLOVKIN LOS ANGELES MEDIA WORKOUT 
 
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 AT T-MOBILE ARENA IN LAS VEGAS
PRESENTED LIVE BY HBO PAY-PER-VIEW®
(ABOVE, L-R: Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin work the mitts before a large crowd of fans at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles ahead of their highly anticipated rematch).
 
Photo Credit: Tom Hogan-Hoganphotos/Golden Boy Promotions
Video Credit: Golden Boy Promotions 
 

LOS ANGELES (Aug. 26, 2018): Lineal Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) and WBC, WBA and IBO Middleweight Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (38-0-1, 34 KOs) hosted a Los Angeles media workout in front of thousands of fans at the new Banc of California Stadium ahead of their historic rematch. The fight will take place Saturday, Sept. 15 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at a special time of 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT.

Jaime Munguia (30-0, 25 KOs), who will defend his WBO Junior Middleweight World Title in the 12-round co-main event against rugged Canadian contender Brandon “Bad Boy” Cook (20-1, 13 KOs), also participated in the workout.
Here’s what the participants had to say at today’s event:
 
CANELO ALVAREZ, Lineal Middleweight World Champion:
“We’re getting close to the fight, and I feel good. This fight is personal because of all that’s been said, and it will be difficult to regain the respect that we once had. The statements that have been made about me have given me more motivation to train harder. I have watched the first fight several times. The error that I made was that I had opportunities to counter that I needed to have taken advantage of. I need to do that in the rematch.
Like I’ve said many times, the first fight gave me the guideline for the second fight. I know that I can do many things in the ring against him. I know that I can hurt him. I hurt him in the first fight, and I’m going to hurt him even more in the second fight. My objective is the knockout and I’ll be looking for that from the opening round.”
Golovkin knows who I am. He knows who I’m about. Let me put it even better–he still doesn’t know how much more I have left to show. I’m looking forward to showing him that on September 15. I have to win convincingly. It has to be a knockout to erase any doubts. I’m very motivated for this win. I’m confident, but not overconfident about my opponent because I know who he is, but I’m confident in my preparation.

There is no such thing as a Mexican style. There have been many fighters from Mexico with different styles. My style is mine. I’m Mexican and that’s what is important. Maybe Golovkin uses ‘Mexican Style’ to get fans, but he’s a hypocrite. If something were to happen in Mexico, he wouldn’t be there to support them.

GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN, WBC/WBA/IBO Middleweight World Champion:

“Canelo, he is not a champion. He is a liar who has no respect for the sport of boxing or its fans. I want to stay world champion and bring all my belts home. I am ready to star in another Big Drama Show. I do not think about Canelo in training. I am not worried about him. I only worry about doing my job in training camp and doing my job in the ring against Canelo on September 15. In the last fight I did not feel any real power from Canelo. Just slaps. He is not the hardest puncher I have fought, but he is fast and quick. He is the most skilled fighter I have fought. He is a very good fighter.
I am happy to get at Canelo again. It is another big chance to beat him again. Of course I want to knock out Canelo. It would be nice if Canelo came to fight this time. I don’t believe what he says about how he will fight me this time. He said the same thing before our first fight. I will definitely be more aggressive in this fight.
Was I upset that Canelo failed two drug tests? Yes. But I was more upset at Canelo’s team. The excuses they gave, their attitude, and Canelo’s reaction, it showed that they have no respect for the sport or the fans. They showed their real faces. They are fakes. I do not feel anger toward him because the rematch was canceled the first time.
But I did lose all respect for him. Canelo is not the biggest name in boxing, just the biggest scandal. I feel very comfortable. It has been a great training camp. Abel has had me working on new things which I find very exciting. The cancelation of the rematch in May was a good life experience but it was not a good experience for boxing. I believe new judges and a new referee could be better for boxing and the fans.”
JAIME MUNGUÍA, WBO Junior Middleweight World Champion:
“Fighting on this card is a great opportunity, especially on a date that is so important for Mexicans. I have the obligation to give a great fight to all the fans. I know Brandon Cook is a tough opponent. He is older than me and has a lot of experience. But I think I’m stronger than him and have a reach advantage. I’m confident I’ll walk away with my hand raised.
This fight is an obligation to come in even better than last time. I need to show that I’ve gotten a lot better. I never knew that I would get so far in my career so quickly, but things happen for a reason. The Liam Smith fight gave me a lot of experience. It showed me all the errors I made that I am now working on in the gym.
A lot of fighters would love to be fighting frequently. It’s an opportunity that any fighter would desire. So I have to take advantage of that. If my body allows, I will continue be an active fighter as a world champion.”
OSCAR DE LA HOYA, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions:
“This fight is something different. This fight is personal. I’ve never seen Canelo so angry. He really wants to knock Golovkin out. As a promoter, I want to see him knock Golovkin out. This fight is every important for Mexican people. This is a Mexican date, and I’m excited we can bring fans an exciting and memorable event during Mexican Independence Day Weekend.”
TOM LOEFFLER, Promoter of Gennady “GGG” Golovkin:
“This is the biggest fight, the biggest boxing event of the year. The two best middleweights going mano a mano for all the marbles. Gennady is going for the all-time consecutive title defense record to further burnish his place as the top pound for pound fighter of his era.
 
Canelo vs. GGG 2 is a 12-round fight for the middleweight championship of the world presented by Golden Boy Promotions and GGG Promotions. Munguia vs. Cook is a 12-round battle for the WBO Junior Middleweight World Title presented by Golden Boy Promotions and Zanfer Promotions. Lemieux vs. O’Sullivan is a 12-round middleweight clash presented by Golden Boy Promotions and Eye of The Tiger Management in association with Murphy’s Boxing. Gonzalez vs. Fuentes is a 10-round super flyweight fight presented by Golden Boy Promotions and GGG Promotions in association with Teiken Promotions and Zanfer Promotions. The event is sponsored by Tecate, “THE OFFICIAL BEER OF BOXING,” Hennessy, “Never Stop, Never Settle,” O’Reilly Auto Parts, Fred Loya Insurance, Interjet, Venom, and Fathom Events. The event will take place Saturday, Sept. 15 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at a special time of 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT.
“24/7 Canelo/GGG 2” premieres Tuesday, Aug. 28 at 11:30 pm (ET/PT) on HBO. Canelo’s fifth “24/7” appearance and Golovkin’s third, “24/7 CANELO/GGG 2” is the latest installment of the acclaimed franchise that began in 2007.
Limited tickets for Canelo vs. GGG 2 are still available, and are priced at $5,000, $2,500, $2,000, $1,500, $800, $700, and $500 not including applicable service charges and taxes. There will be a limit of eight (8) per person at the $5,000, $2,500, $2,000, $1,500, $800, $700 and $500 price levels. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call 888-9-AXS-TIX (888-929-7849). Tickets are also available for purchase at www.t-mobilearena.com or www.axs.com.
Tickets are on sale for the closed circuit telecast of Canelo vs. GGG 2 at MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, The Mirage and Luxor are priced at $100, not including applicable fees. Seating is general admission at MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage while Luxor will have assigned seats. Tickets may be purchased at any MGM Resorts International Box Office, by phone with a major credit card at (800) 745-3000 or online at http://www.ticketmaster.com/canelovsggg2.
For more information, visit www.goldenboypromotions.com,
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Pedraza-Beltran, Dogboe-Otake, and Mayer-Kiss

Aug 26, 2018

Beltran vs. Pedraza / Dogboe vs. Otake / Mayer vs. Kiss 

* Pedraza dethrones Beltran, wins WBO lightweight title
* Dogboe blasts out Otake in 1, retains 122-pound title
* Mayer stops Kiss in 3

(Photo Credit: Mikey Williams / Top Rank)

GLENDALE, Ariz (Aug. 25, 2018) — Jose “Sniper” Pedraza is now a two-weight world champion. Pedraza scored an 11th round knockdown and won a unanimous decision to dethrone WBO lightweight world champion Ray Beltran on Saturday evening at the GIla River Arena.

Scores were 117-110, 117-110, and 115-112 for Pedraza, who was previously the IBF 130-pound champion of the world.

With the victory, Pedraza (25-1, 12 KOs) is expected to fight WBA lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko on Dec. 1 to unify two of the division’s titles. Pedraza returned from a 14-month layoff in March and won two bouts to earn the shot at Beltran.

“We did everything that we needed to do to win this fight. We followed the game plan perfectly,” Pedraza said. “I knew how tough this fight was going to be and at moments it got very difficult, but thanks to the focus and the guidance from my corner, we were able to win round by round and get the win.”

Said Beltran, who fell to 35-8-1: “I thought it was a good, close fight. The knockdown made the difference. I got caught with a really good shot.”  

The storm came in a hurry, as Isaac “Royal Storm” Dogboe blasted out Hidenori Otake via TKO at 2:18 of the opening round to retain his WBO junior bantamweight world title. Dogboe (20-0, 14 KOs) knocked down Otake (31-3-3, 14 KOs) down twice in the round, and a follow-up flurry forced referee Chris Flores to call a halt to the bout.

Dogboe won the title with a thrilling 11th-round TKO against Jessie Magdaleno in April. This time, he had a shorter night at the office.

“This was a great performance. I’m glad I got to showcase my skills on ESPN,” Dogboe said. I’m very thankful for the opportunity. I have a lot of respect for Otake for standing up after getting dropped. When I hit him with that powerful hook and dropped him the first time I felt the holy spirit.

“Now, I want to face all the champs. Lets do this. I’m ready to unify all the titles.”

In the ESPN-televised six-round special attraction, Mikaela Mayer (7-0, 4 KOs) knocked down Edina Kiss in the first round en route to a third-round TKO after Kiss did not come out for the fourth round. Mayer, a 2016 U.S. Olympian, is 4-0 in 2017.

“I’m happy with my performance. I was technically sound,” Mayer said. “I thought I had it in the bag. I wanted to stop her. If I had one more two more rounds, I would’ve finished it.”

In other action:

Super Featherweights: Robson Conceicao (9-0, 5 KOs), unanimous decision, 8 rounds, Edgar Cantu (7-5-2, 1 KO). Scores: 80-71, 80-71, 80-71.

Conceicao said: “It was a very good fight. I trained very hard, and little by little, I’m showing what I’m capable of doing inside the ring. I wanted to go the full eight rounds. This was my first time fighting to eight rounds, and I wanted to test myself. I felt great. I’m ready to fight more rounds in my next fight.”

Super Bantamweights: Carlos Castro (21-0, 9 KOs) unanimous decision, 8 rounds, Diuhl Olguin (12-12-2, 9 KOs). Scores: 80-72, 79-73, 77-75.

Castro said: “It was a four-week camp with a new trainer, new everything. I’ll take the win and the rounds. That’s what I needed. I’m going back to the drawing board. I know I could’ve stopped this guy, but I’m happy with the win.”

Featherweights: Francisco De Vaca (19-0, 6 KOs) unanimous decision, 8 rounds, Jesus Serrano (17-7-2, 12 KOs). Scores: 78-73, 78-73, 79-72.

* De Vaca knocked down Serrano with a right hand in the fourth round.

De Vaca said: “I’m happy with the win, but I felt I could’ve done better. I look forward to my next fight soon. Fighting in front of my hometown fans was really special. Serrano was a tough guy, and we put on a great fight for the fans.”

Lightweights: Antonio Lozada Jr. (40-2-1, 34 KOs), Draw, 8 rounds, Hector Ambriz (12-7-2, 6 KOs). Scores: 78-74 Lozada, 79-73 Ambriz, 76-76.

Light Heavyweights: Trevor McCumby (24-0, 19 KOs), TKO 3, :40 Jessie Nicklow (27-9-3, 9 KOs).
* Nicklow stopped on his feet.

McCumby said: I’m happy with my performance. I got in there and got the win. I could’ve boxed a little more, but it felt good to make my return and end it in style.”

Bantamweights: Breenan Macias (3-0, 2 KOs), KO 2 Philip Adyaka (7-12, 4 KOs), 3:00.
-*Right hand puts Adyako down, referee Tony Weeks immediately calls a halt to the bout.

Super Welterweights: Sagadat Rakhmankul (3-0, 1 KO), unanimous decision, 6 rounds, Christian Aguirre (7-3, 3 KOs). Scores: 60-54, 59-55, 59-55.

Super Lightweights: Arnold Barboza Jr. (19-0, 7 KOs) TKO 5 Luis Solis (23-10-4, 20 KOs), 3:00.

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DONNIE NIETES Y ASTON PALICTE EN BUSCA DE LA GLORIA

Aug 26, 2018

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DONNIE NIETES Y  ASTON PALICTE EN BUSCA DE LA GLORIA

 

El próximo 8 de Septiembre en el Forum de Inglewood, el tres veces campeón del mundo  en tres diferentes categorías Donnie “La Serpiente” Nietes se enfrentara a su compatriota “Mighty” Aston Palicte en un combate por el campeonato Mundial de peso supermosca de la Organización Mundial de Boxeo (OMB) y hoy sábado convivieron con la comunidad filipina de Los Angeles en miras a sus histórico duelo.

Nietes el clasificado número uno y Palicte el clasificado número 2, disputarán el campeonato supermosca de  la OMB que está vacante en el duelo semi estelar de la función Superfly3 que presentara 360 promotions y que será televisada por HBO en su gustado programa “Boxing After Dark” comenzando a las 9:45 Este/Pacífico.

“Es una pelea importante para el boxeo filipino, pues esta pelea es muestra del nivel que existe en el pugilismo filipino y la importancia que tenemos en el mundo boxístico, pues ser parte de una gran cartelera, en un histórico inmueble como lo es el Forum y que sea televisado por HBO es  obvio que estamos pasado por un gran momento”, dijo Nietes.

Nietes quien ha sido monarca universal en las 105, 108 y 112 libras estara haciendo su segunda presentación en la serie Superfly, ya que el pasado mes de febrero en Superfly2 conquisto el campeonato mundial de peso mosca de la Federacion Internacional de Boxeo (IBF) al noquear al argentino Juan Carlos Reveco en el Foum.

“Ser campeón en cuatro divisiones diferentes me pone al nivel de Manny Pacquiao y Nonito Donaire y dara el reconocimiento a nivel mundial a mi carrera. Estoy entrenando muy fuerte para ganar la pelea y darles a los aficionados a un gran pelea”, dijo Nietes.

“Creo que mi pelea contra Aston tiene grandes posibilidades de ser la mejor de la moche, pues ambos tenemos mucho ganar el 8 de septiembre y se que el esta también trabajando muy duro para darle a los aficionados una pelea para el recuerdo”, agrego Nietes.

  

Sobre la mayor estatura de su rival Nietes comento:

“Si fuéramos a jugar basquetbol me preocuparía su estatura, pero vamos a boxear y en el ring hay maneras de contra restar todos la ventajas del rival, hay que tener inteligencia y buscar hacer las cosas con paciencia” , dijo Nietes

Palicte es un boxeador joven con mucha hambre de demostrar su talento.

“Esta es una gran oportunidad para mí. Voy a disputar por primer vez una campeonato mundial y lo voy hacer en HBO, el hecho de que ambos somos filipinos nada tiene que ver, pues los dos vamos hacer nuestro trabajo y buscaremos el triunfo a toda costa”, dijo Palicte.

“Coincido con Donnie, que nuestra pelea podría ser la mejor de la noche, pues ambos queremos alcanzar la gloria y lo daremos todo en el ring, por nuestro país, nuestros seguidores y para aprovechar esta gran oportunidad que estamos recibiendo”, dijo Palicte

Superfly3 será encabezada por un duelo de 12 asaltos en peso supermosca entre el ex campeón mundial  JUAN FRANCISCO ‘El Gallo’ ESTRADA, (36-3-0, 25 KO’s) de Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, México y el dos veces retador a un campeonato mundial FELIPE ‘Galito’ ORUCUTA, (36-4-0, 30 KO’s) de Nicolás Romero, México.

En el duelo co-estelar de la velada estará en juego a 12 rounds el campeonato mundial supermosca de la Organización Mundial de Boxeo (OMB) entre el cuatro veces campeón mundial en tres diferentes divisiones DONNIE ‘The Snake’ NIETES, (41-1-4, 23 KO’s), de Bacolod City, Filipinas contra  ‘Mighty’ ASTON PALICTE, (24-2-0, 20 KO’s) de Bago City, Filipinas.

En la pelea que abrirá la transmisión de televisión, el tres veces campeón del mundo KAZUTO IOKA, (22-1-0, 13 KO’s) de Osaka, Japón se enfrentará al dos veces retador a un título mundial

MCWILLIAMS ARROYO, (17-3-0, 14 KO’s) de Fajardo, Puerto Rico en un duelo pactado a 10 rounds en peso supermosca.

Los boletos que tienen un precio de $150, $100, $75, $50 y $25 saldrán a la venta este viernes a las 10 de la mañana (Pacífico) y pueden ser adquiridos a través de Ticketmaster (Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000) y en las taquillas del Forum que están localizadas en el  3900 W. Manchester Blvd, Inglewood California 90305. Las puertas se abrirán a las 4:00 de la tarde (Pacífico) el día del evento.

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UFC TO LAUNCH 25-PART SHORT FILM SERIES TO CELEBRATE 25TH ANNIVERSARY

Aug 25, 2018

UFC® TO LAUNCH 25-PART SHORT FILM SERIES TO CELEBRATE 25TH ANNIVERSARY

 

UFC 25 Years in Short Premieres on Monday, September 17 on UFC FIGHT PASS®

 

Project to Feature Award-Winning Documentary Filmmakers

 

UFC 25 Years in Short trailer

 

Las Vegas – UFC®, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, today announced details of a 25-part documentary series that will debut in September to celebrate the company’s silver anniversary. Entitled UFC 25 Years in Short, the compilation of short films will present 25 captivating UFC stories, one for each year of the promotion’s existence, which will examine UFC’s amazing evolution, fascinating characters, and lasting influence.

 

UFC 25 Years in Short will launch on Monday, September 17 on UFC FIGHT PASS®, the promotion’s digital subscription streaming service. Films will premier one at a time, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT. The series will be rolled out in just over an eight-week span, culminating with the final film on Monday, November 12, UFC’s official 25th anniversary.

Many of the shorts will be helmed by award-winning directors and producers, including several alums of ESPN’s landmark 30 for 30 film series, including Nick and Colin Barnicle, Adam Condal, Jason Hehir, Rory Karpf, Dan Marks, and Matt Ogens.

 

“This project is a fun way to tell the history of UFC,” said UFC President Dana White. “Each one of these films is linked to a pivotal moment in the UFC timeline, and together they represent our complete story. We’re working with some amazingly talented directors and producers on this project, and I think UFC fans will really enjoy these films.”

 

UFC 25 Years in Short will have a special, worldwide preview on UFC’s YouTube channel on Friday, September 14, with the episode entitled ‘COUNTRY BOY CAN SURVIVE: The Story of Matt Hughes’ Fight for Survival.’ The film, directed by Emmy Award-winning documentarian and ESPN Films veteran Rory Karpf, recounts the emotional and inspiring story of Hall of Famer and dominant two-time UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes, who had a meteoric rise through the ranks and later fought a critical battle for survival after a near-fatal automobile accident.

UFC 25 Years in Short – September Premiere Dates and Summaries*

Film #1 – OCTO: The Disputed Origin Story of the UFC Octagon
In 1993, the UFC was born in an 8-sided cradle of combat, and promoters, TV producers, and Hollywood set designers still dispute who is the Octagon’s true creator.
Premier Date: Monday, September 17

Film #2 – THE LION’S DEN: The Story of the First Mixed Martial Arts Team
In 1994, Ken Shamrock assembled the first ever MMA team, the Lion’s Den, and showed that success in the ultimate individual sport was a team effort.
Premiere Date: Wednesday, September 19


Film #3 – ULTIMATE ACCESSORY: The Story of the UFC Championship Belt
Since 1995, UFC belts have become the ultimate accessory prized by all MMA fighters, but their history is a little known, and often surprising, story.
Premiere Date: Friday, September 21


Film #4 – BLACKOUT: The Story of the Political Crusade to Keep UFC Off TV
In 1996, a political crusade to ban ultimate fighting successfully pressured the cable TV industry to stop airing UFC events, nearly extinguishing the new sport.
Premiere Date: Monday, September 24


Film #5 – JUDGEMENT DAY: The Story of the UFC Getting Run Out of Town
In 1997, UFC 12 was set to take place in Buffalo. However, the day prior, New York changed its laws to effectively ban MMA in the state for the next 20 years. The event then found a new home in Dothan, Alabama.
Premiere Date: Wednesday, September 26

Film #6 – THE ICE AGE: The Story of Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell, UFC’s Breakthrough Star
Chuck Liddell, who connected with knockout punches and with fans around the world like no UFC fighter before him, became UFC’s first true crossover superstar.
Premiere Date: Friday, September 28

*October and November schedules will be announced at a later date

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