WASTEWATER SPILL FROM TROPICAL STORM IMELDA

Sep 20, 2019
WASTEWATER SPILL FROM TROPICAL STORM IMELDA
HOUSTON – Intense, sustained, rainfall of greater than 9 inches in the last 24-hours resulted in the spill of domestic wastewater at 10200 Eastex Freeway at Parker Road. 

IF YOU RECEIVE YOUR DRINKING WATER FROM THE CITY OF HOUSTON YOUR WATER IS SAFE FROM THIS SPILL AND YOU DO NOT NEED TO BOIL YOUR WATER.

Houston Public Works is closely monitoring the situation. As of today, September 19th, at 5PM, the estimated volume of released wastewater at this location is greater than 100,000 gallons. Appropriate local governmental officials and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) have been notified. 

TCEQ requires this mandatory notification and the information below
Persons using private drinking water supply wells located within ½-mile of the spill site or within the potentially affected area should use only water that has been distilled or boiled at a rolling boil for at least one minute for all personal uses including drinking, cooking, bathing, and tooth brushing.

Individuals with private water wells should have their well water tested and disinfected, if necessary, prior to discontinuing distillation or boiling.

Persons who purchase water from a public water supply may contact their water supply distributor to determine if the water is safe for personal use.
 
The public should avoid contact with waste material, soil, or water in the area potentially affected by the spill. Do not swim in affected areas.
 
If the public comes into contact with waste material, soil, or water potentially affected by the spill, they should bathe and wash clothes thoroughly as soon as possible.

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CANELO ALVAREZ VS. SERGEY KOVALEV LOS ANGELES PRESS CONFERENCE

Sep 20, 2019

CANELO ALVAREZ VS. SERGEY KOVALEV LOS ANGELES PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES, PHOTOS AND VIDEOSATURDAY, NOV. 2 AT MGM GRAND IN LAS VEGAS AND STREAMED LIVE ON DAZN

(ABOVE: Canelo Alvarez and Sergey Kovalev pose for the media to announce their fight on Nov. 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and streamed live on DAZN)

Photo Credit: Tom Hogan-Hoganphotos/ Golden BoyVideo Credit: Golden Boy 

LOS ANGELES (Sept. 18, 2019): Canelo Alvarez (52-1-2, 35 KOs) of Guadalajara, Mexico and Russian warrior Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (34-3-1, 29 KOs) hosted a press conference today at Union Station in Los Angeles, Calif. to formally announce their 12-round fight for the WBO Light Heavyweight World Title. The event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and will be streamed live on DAZN. Below is what today’s participants had to say at the presser.  CANELO ALVAREZ, WBC, WBA, Lineal and Ring Magazine Middleweight World Champion: “I’m very grateful to all the fans as always. I’m very motivated here, it’s an honor for me toshare the ring with a fighter like Kovalev who I met in 2012. Now we’re about to makehistory. I know it’s going to be the most difficult fight of my professional career. I will give the best I have in the ring and that day we can yell “Viva Mexico.” SERGEY KOVALEV, Current WBO Light Heavyweight World Champion and Three-Time Light Heavyweight World Champion: “I’m very happy to be here back in Los Angeles. Thanks to God and thanks to Canelo and his team for making this opportunity to get this fight. I think this is a big test for me in my boxing career because this is one of the best fighters in the world in boxing right now. I’m happy and I am excited. Thank you very much for the support.” EDDY REYNOSO, Head Trainer and Manager of Canelo Alvarez: “Thank you to Golden Boy and DAZN – this was a very difficult fight to make happen but the fight is now here. Only the big fighters and those that leave a footprint become these type of fighters. We know Kovalev well and we know the challenge that we are facing. He’s a great fighter that leaves everything in the ring and in one punch, he could end the fight. And we know it’s going to be a great challenge. We want Saul to be a champion in four weight classes,.” JOSE “CHEPO” REYNOSO, Trainer and Manager of Canelo Alvarez: “I’m nostalgic and cannot help but remember the beginnings of all this. To look back and see everything-all the victories that Saul has given myself and my son, and the future victories, makes me happy. The Reynosos have been with Saul for over 15 years-ever since he was a child. We trust that he will gain victory here.” BUDDY MCGIRT, Trainer of Sergey Kovalev: “Both these guys are true champions. Canelo, I’ve always admired you. Your trainers did agreat job with you. I gotta admit that. I really take my hat off to you for having the balls fortaking a step up and not having a catch weight and stepping up to the challenge. Sergey, Ilove you to death, I respect you for accepting the challenge. In all honestly, the only loserson November 2 are the people who don’t want the fight or come to the fight.” EGIS KLIMAS, Manager of Sergey Kovalev: “I don’t think this fight needs to be introduced. When you hear the names Canelo Alvarez,Krusher Kovalev, it says all that’s going to happen on November 2. I don’t need to talkabout Sergey – everybody knows who he is in boxing, and regarding Canelo, they knowwhat they mean when they say – grandes kajones.”
OSCAR DE LA HOYA, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy: “Canelo hopes to become the fourth Mexican to win a world title in four divisions, with the only other ones being Erik Morales, Juan Manuel Marquez and Jorge Arce. One big difference is that Canelo is at a higher weight class. And this opens the possibility for many more matchups, and bigger opponents with strong punching and star power. When talking with Canelo about his career goals, he said he wanted to make history, and fight the best. This is why we had to be very strategic and thoughtful in planning out his next fight and while it may have taken a bit longer than we wanted, we know that it was worth the wait. Canelo has been preparing for this moment and we know that on Nov. 2 he’ll write a new chapter in boxing history by becoming the second Mexican ever to win a world title in the 175-pound division (Light Heavyweight). Together with DAZN, we’re committed to making boxing more accessible and affordable by giving fans the best fights – without the price tag of pay-per-view. Historic fights are a hallmark of this company and Golden Boy continues to deliver the biggest fights of the year. November 2 will be no exception, and we expect a great performance by our champion, Canelo Alvarez, as he becomes the new WBO Light Heavyweight World Champion.” “I’m happy to announce that with a major bout like this one, the fans deserve the bestundercard possible. Our next big major star in the making, Ryan Garcia, will be fighting inLas Vegas. He’s fighting Duno-it’s a fight the fans wanted and it’s going to be a tough fight.” BERNARD HOPKINS, Hall of Famer and Golden Boy Business Partner: “I know a little bit about history. And for Canelo to take a big leap from 160 to 175, to dareto be great, to make history, anyone that’s not educated in boxing history, wouldn’t knowwhat I’m talking about right now. But just in case you want to learn because it’s never toolate, it’s very historic to be in the position of Canelo. And to bite off challenges andchallenge himself and dare to be great to make history. As Oscar said, not only Mexicanhistory, but also boxing history. There’s very few fighters who have accomplished 160 to175 and been successful. As you know, you’re standing and hearing from one right now.I have a personal feeling about making history because I’ve been there and done thatand now it’s Canelo’s time. I understand what it’s like to be in there with the Krusher. Heearned that and I respect that and I respect that to this day. Enjoy this historic fight andwatch Canelo Alvarez – who I call the Evil Knievel in boxing – who’s taken on the bestso far and is now taking on the best at light heavyweight.” KATHY DUVA, CEO of Main Events: “I want to give special thanks to Sergey Kovalev and Canelo Alvarez – as a lifelongboxing fan, not just as a promoter. Unfortunately, sometime around the turn of the lastcentury, boxing began to lose its way. Instead of building a legacy, avoidingunnecessary risk became the goal and to this day, some fighters are praised for it.Competitions suffer because of that. When we first met, Sergey was so adamant that hewanted to test his skills against the very best. He wanted to find out how good he reallywas. Canelo, you may have bit off more than you can chew, but that’s okay. Great fighters are not afraid to challenge themselves. And win or lose, history will reward you for taking a risk. Congratulations Ryan, you will not be the only spectacular young fighter on the card that night, because also sharing that ring is another intelligent, well-spoken, absolutelyfantastic young fighter – his name is Evan Holyfield. And he is the son of the greatEvander Holyfield. I can’t tell you how grateful I am to work with Evander’s son after allthese years. You’re all going to see him and meet him, and I think you will all be thrilled.”
RYAN GARCIA, Lightweight Contender: “I want to thank the fans for coming out because it’s a weekday, you guys didn’t need tocome here. Thank you guys for coming. I’m excited. The co-main event on the biggest cardof the year. I’m so honored. It’s a big night. I get to fight the guy I wanted to fight most,Romero Duno. They all said I was scared and I was worried about him and now I have thechance to get my respect and show everyone I’m a real fighter. Everybody stay tuned. It’sgoing to be a big fight. Thank you to everybody for believing in me and thank you to Golden Boy for getting the job done. Let’s make history.” JOSEPH MARKOWSKI, Executive Vice President, DAZN North America: “In one year’s time, I believe we’ve managed to assemble the best schedule in the history ofboxing. Let’s just look where we are: Canelo vs. Kovalev – boxing’s biggest star jumping uptwo weight classes; Ruiz vs. Joshua II – the rematch of the biggest heavyweight upset insome year; KSI vs. Logan Paul, bringing millions of new fans to the sport of boxing; GGG,back in title contention from MSG; the list goes on for DAZN. To our subscribers, you’re infor a tremendous end to 2019 and tremendous year to come.” Canelo vs. Kovalev is a 12-round fight for the WBO Light Heavyweight World Title presented by Golden Boy, Main Events and Krusher Promotions. The event is sponsored by Tecate, “THE OFFICIAL BEER OF BOXING,” Hennessy “Never Stop. Never Settle” and Brand-New Grapefruit Crush, Knockout Flavor. The event will take place Saturday, Nov. 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and will be streamed live exclusively on DAZN.

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Nuestro trabajo no ha podido ser lo que queremos: “Piojo” Herrera

Aug 26, 2019

Luego del empate contra Tigres en la jornada 6 el director técnico de las Águilas del América, Miguel “El Piojo” Herrera, dijo la mañana de este 26 de agosto en conferencia de prensa “Nuestro trabajo no ha podido ser lo que queremos” debido al exceso de trabajo por los torneos adicionales a la Liga Mx, además de varios lesionados y las bajas que se han ido sumando a lo largo del torneo, explicó.

Para el timonel las cosas serían diferentes si tuviera a su plantel, ya que es difícil por todas las situaciones que se han generado “hay que dosificar a los jugadores, los entrenamientos, los descansos, hoy no hice nada”, mencionó además que “con la platilla que tenemos”.

Dijo a pesar de la situación del equipo están dispuestos a ganar para la jornada 7 en su enfrentamiento contra Pachuca este 27 de agosto en el Estadio Azteca “el equipo ahí está y con el equipo que está vamos a salir a ganar”.

Expresó que la relación que lleva con Jérémy Ménez es buena, sin embargo aseguró “será Pelé, será Maradona pero si el muchacho no quiere jugar, prefiero meter otro jugador que no tenga la misma calidad de Jeremy pero con la actitud al 200 mil %”.

“si el muchacho no quiere, por más que tenga la calidad no puedo meter a un jugador que no quiere, ni se esfuerza al mismo nivel que sus compañeros en los entrenamientos” añadió.

Por otro lado dijo que Richard Sánchez no inicie esta semana con el club además de que Nicolás Castillo y Giovanni Dos Santos se encuentran lesionados y deben cuidar su salud.

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New York Red Bulls se impone 2-0 sobre Toronto FC

Aug 3, 2019

RED BULLS ARENA HARRISON NJ.BEREAVISION 3

DE AGOSTO DE 2019.

Este Sábado el Red Bulls tenía la oportunidad de volver a la cima de la tabla de posiciones de la conferencia del Este, ya que antes de este partido los dirigidos por Chris Armas estaban en la quinta posición de la tabla.

Jugaron ante un complicado Toronto FC, que en casa les gano y que está con ganas de avanzar de la octava posición, algo muy peculiar que estamos viendo en esta temporada es que está muy reñida la competencia, un triunfo o un empate hacen la diferencia, de modo que este partido se tenía que jugar con la mejor calidad posible para poder sumar los tres puntos.

Pasados los 45 minutos de la primera mitad, el Toronto FC estuvo más cerca anotar un gol pero los Red Bulls supieron defenderse y mantener intacta la portería, ya para la parte  complementaria el Red Bulls propuso más en el ataque y conseguir gol que lo pondría en la ventaja del partido, gracias a un error del defensa C. Mavinga tras un disparo de Kaku al minuto 56 de tiempo jugado.

Dos minutos más tardes del gol los Red Bulls tuvieron la oportunidad de anotar desde los doce pasos, Daniel Royer mando a volar el balón, sin concretar.

Cuando parecía que todo terminara un gol a cero los Red Bulls anotaron el gol que les dio la tranquilidad y el definitivo 2 a 0 anotado por Kemar Lawrence al minuto 90 , con esta victoria Red Bulls vuelve a las primeras posiciones de la tabla.

New York Red Bulls: Luis Robles; Tim Parker, Aaron Long, Kemar Lawrence, Rece Buckmaster, Marc Rzatkowski, Sean Davis, Derrick Etienne, Jr. (Cristian Casseres, Jr., HT), Kaku, Daniel Royer, Brian White (Bradley Wright-Phillips, 82 ‘)
 
Toronto FC: Quentin Westberg; Justin Morrow, Omra González, Chris Mavinga (Laurent Ciman, 77 ‘), Auro, Jonathan Osorio, Alejandro Pozuelo, Michael Bradley, Nick DeLeon (Richie Laryea, 52’), Jacob Shaffelburg (Nicolas Benezet, 65 ‘), Jozy Altidore
 

 
Árbitro: Jair Marrufo
Árbitros asistentes: Oscar Mitchell-Carvalho, Jose J. Da Silva
4to Oficial: Greg Dopka
VAR: Ricardo Salazar
 
Asistencia: 20128

 

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Leví Morales
Video: Iván Hernández
Foto: Manuel Mendieta

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Commey retuvo su título al noquear a Beltrán En el evento co-estelar, Adames dominó a Day por decisión unánime

Jul 1, 2019

(Credito de Fotos: Mikey Williams / Top Rank)


TEMECULA, Calif (28 de junio del 2019) — El joven campeón llevó al veterano a la escuela. Richard “RC” Commey realizó la primera defensa exitosa de su título mundial peso ligero de la Federación Internacional de Boxeo (FIB), derribando al ex campeón mundial Ray Beltrán en cuatro ocasiones en camino a un nocaut en el octavo asalto, ante 2,795 fans en el Pechanga Resort Casino.

“Beltrán demostró por qué fue campeón mundial. Es un gran peleador y lo mostró contra mí esta noche”, dijo Commey. “Estoy feliz de haber completado el trabajo y de haber defendido mi título por primera vez”.

“Parece que Teofimo López es el siguiente, pero primero tiene un trabajo que hacer. Esa sería una gran pelea”.

Fue todo Commey (29-2, 26 KOs) desde la campana de apertura, ya que el nativo de Accra, Ghana, derribó a Beltrán (36-9-1, 22 KOs) un par de veces en el asalto inicial y lo tuvo inmovilizado contra las cuerdas cuando sonó la campana para terminar la primera ronda.

Beltrán tuvo sus momentos en la pelea e incluso pareció lastimar a Commey en algunas ocasiones, pero Commey demostró ser resistente y acabó con Beltrán con una combinación furiosa. Beltrán se puso de pie, pero el árbitro detuvo la pelea.

ADAMES DOMINÓ A DAY

El invicto contendiente dominicano Carlos “Caballo Bronco” Adames presionó la acción y conectó los golpes más contundentes, y finalmente obtuvo un dominante triunfo por decisión unánime sobre Patrick Day para retener sus títulos súperwelter de la NABF y NABO.

Adames (18-0, 14 KOs) se impuso por puntuaciones de 97-93 (x2) y 98-91, mientras que Day (17-3-1, 6 KOs) vio detenida su racha de seis victorias consecutivas. El fuerte pegador dominicano lastimó y tambaleó a Day en el asalto final, pero Day fue finalmente salvado por la campana final.

Adames, quien había fulimnado a tres oponentes consecutivos al entrar en la pelea, ahora tiene la vista puesta en una oportunidad por el título mundial.

“Esta noche se trataba de conseguir buenos asaltos de trabajo. Escuché a mi entrenador, Robert García”, dijo Adames. “Esta fue mi segunda pelea con él, y se trataba de conseguir buenos asaltos, y lo hicimos. En el último asalto, me dijo que Day estaba listo para irse. Si hubiese tenido un minuto más, creo que lo habría terminado, pero al final, creo que fue una muy buena actuación  de mi parte”.

EN OTROS RESULTADOS DEL CARTEL:
 • En una sorpresa impactante, Miguel Ángel González (25-4, 22 KOs) noqueó al previamente invicto Saúl “Neno” Rodríguez (23-1-1, 17 KOs) en el tercer asalto de un combate programado a 10 asaltos en el peso súperpluma. González había derribado previamente a Rodríguez con un gancho de izquierda en los primeros segundos del primer capítulo.
• El prospecto de peso ligero Raymond Muratalla (8-0, 6 KOs) fulminó a Agustine Mauras (6-6-3, 3 KOs) en el primer asalto de un combate pogramado a seis asaltos.

• Parecía que Elvis Rodríguez (2-0-1, 2 KOs) estaba en camino a una victoria fácil, pero un choque accidental de cabezas en el primer asalto abrió una gran herida en la frente de Joaquín Chávez (9-18-4). , 2 KOs), y el combate se dictaminó como un empate técnico.

• El prospecto súperpluma Chris “The Boy” Zavala (5-0, 2 KOs) logró una victoria decisión unánime en seis asaltos (60-54 3x) sobre el previamente invicto Prisco Marquez (4-1-1, 1 KO).

• El debut profesional de Dmitry Yun fue triunfante, ya que venció por decisión unánime en cuatro asaltos a José Antonio Meza (6-4, 1 KO) en un combate de peso ligero. 

• El prospecto de peso mediano David Kaminsky mejoró a 5-0 con una decisión unánime en cuatro asaltos sobre Osbaldo González (6-5, 4 KOs). Los tres jueces anotaron el combate 40-36.

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Blockbuster heavyweight championship rematch headlines UFC 241

Jun 12, 2019

HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP REMATCH BETWEEN (C) DANIEL CORMIER AND (#1) STIPE MIOCIC HEADLINES UFC® 241 IN ANAHEIM

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(#8) ANTHONY PETTIS vs. NATE DIAZ

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Las Vegas – UFC® returns to Anaheim with a blockbuster heavyweight championship rematch that will see No.1 ranked pound-for-pound fighter Daniel Cormier defend against former titleholder and No. 1 contender Stipe Miocic. In a can’t miss welterweight thriller, No. 8 ranked Anthony Pettis welcomes back Nate Diaz.

UFC® 241: CORMIER vs. MIOCIC 2 takes place Saturday, August 17 at Honda Center and will stream live nationally on Pay-Per-View exclusively through ESPN+ in the U.S. at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT in both English and Spanish.

ESPN+ is the exclusive provider of all UFC Pay-Per-View events to fans in the U.S. as part of an agreement announced in March and continuing through 2025.

As UFC® 241: CORMIER vs. MIOCIC 2 approaches, fans will be able to purchase itonline at ESPNPlus.com/PPV or on the ESPN App on mobile and connected-TV devices.  ESPN+ is available as an integrated part of the ESPN App on all major mobile and connected TV devices and platforms, including Amazon Fire, Apple, Android, Chromecast, PS4, Roku, Samsung Smart TVs, X Box One and more.

Preliminary fights will air nationally in English and Spanish on ESPN and ESPN Deportes linear networks starting at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT with the early prelims simulcast on UFC Fight Pass and ESPN+ at 6:15 p.m. ET/3:15 p.m. PT.

A two-time member of the United States Olympic freestyle wrestling team and one of only four fighters to simultaneously hold championships in two UFC divisions, Cormier (22-1 1NC, fighting out of San Jose, Calif.) dethroned Miocic via KO during their initial encounter at UFC 226 last year. Throughout his legendary career, he has netted spectacular victories over Derrick Lewis, Alexander Gustafsson, Dan Henderson and Anthony Johnson (twice). Cormier now aims to secure his second title defense against the division’s most dominant champion.

Holder of the record for most successful consecutive heavyweight title defenses in UFC history at three, former champion Miocic (18-3, fighting out of Independence, Ohio) looks to even the score with Cormier. After capturing the championship in 2016 via first-round KO against Fabricio Werdum, Miocic went on to earn thrilling wins against Francis Ngannou, Junior Dos Santos and Alistair Overeem. With revenge on his mind, Miocic is now gunning to become only the fourth fighter to reclaim the UFC heavyweight championship.

Former UFC lightweight champion Pettis (22-8, fighting out of Milwaukee, Wisc.) made a huge splash at welterweight when he became the first fighter to knock out Stephen Thompson this past March. Known for his flashy striking and slick ground game, he has also finished Charles Oliveira, Gilbert Melendez, Benson Henderson and Donald Cerrone. Pettis now hopes to keep his momentum rolling with another show-stealing performance against one of the most dangerous fighters on the UFC roster.

Winner of The Ultimate Fighter season five, Diaz (20-11, fighting out of Stockton, Calif.) makes his highly anticipated first appearance since his epic double-bill against Conor McGregor. A Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt with a relentless striking attack, Diaz has beaten some of the biggest names in the sport. On top of submitting McGregor, he has bested Michael Johnson, Gray Maynard, Jim Miller and Donald Cerrone. Diaz now looks for another big finish and to remind fans why he is one of the most exciting fighters in MMA.

Additional bouts on the card include:

  • In a highly anticipated middleweight contenders’ bout, No. 2 ranked Yoel Romero (13-3, fighting out of Coconut Creek, Fla. by way of Pinar Del Rio, Cuba) battles undefeated No. 8 Paulo Costa(12-0, fighting out of Contagem, Brazil)
  • No.3 ranked bantamweight contender Raphael Assuncao (27-6, fighting out of Alpharetta, Ga. by way of Recife, Brazil) looks to re-assert himself in the title picture against surging No. 9 Cory Sandhagen (11-1, fighting out of Aurora, Colo.)
  • No.9 ranked middleweight contender Derek Brunson (19-7, fighting out of Wilmington, N.C.) hopes to build on his momentum against rising No. 11 Ian Heinisch (13-1, fighting out of Englewood, Colo.)

·         Streaking featherweights collide when Gabriel Benitez (21-7, fighting out of Tijuana, Mexico) meets Sodiq Yusuff (9-1, fighting out of Bladensburg, Md. by way of Lagos, Nigeria)

  • Sabina Mazo (6-1, fighting out of Medellín, Colombia) takes on Shana Dobson (3-3, fighting out of Fort Worth, Tex.) in a clash of flyweight prospects

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

Visit UFC.com for information and content to support your UFC coverage. Please click here to apply for the event.

Tickets for UFC® 241: CORMIER vs. MIOCIC 2 go on sale Friday, June 14 at 10 a.m. PT. Tickets are available for purchase online at www.ticketmaster.com. Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person.

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

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Top Rank firma al dos-veces medallista de oro olímpico Robeisy Ramírez

May 27, 2019

Ramírez debutará luego este año

(Credito de Fotos: Mikey Williams / Top Rank)


KISSIMMEE, Fla. (24 de mayo del 2019) — Robeisy Ramírez, el ex prodigio del boxeo aficionado cubano que capturó el oro olímpico en el 2012 y en el 2016, firmó un contrato de varios años con Top Rank y hará su tan esperado debut profesional más adelante este año.

Ramírez, de 25 años de edad, dejó el equipo nacional cubano el año pasado mientras asistía a un campo de entrenamiento en México, y finalmente desertó de su tierra natal.

Un boxeador-golpeador zurdo que ahora vive en Gulfport, Florida, entrenará con Rob Mendez y se convertirá en profesional como peso pluma, la misma categoría de peso que sus ex enemigos olímpicos y ahora compañeros de compañía promotora, Shakur Stevenson y Michael Conlan. “Qué regalo poder firmar a un dos-veces medallista de oro olímpico como Robeisy Ramírez”, dijo el legendario promotor, Bob Arum. “El último dos-veces medallista de oro que firmamos fuera de los aficionados, Vasiliy Lomachenko, se ha convertido en una gran estrella. Anticipamos lo mismo de Robesiy. Es realmente un talento especial, y tiene lo que se necesita para llegar a la cima de la división de peso pluma en un corto plazo.”
“Estoy encantado de comenzar mi carrera profesional con Top Rank. Este momento es el resultado de todo el trabajo duro, la dedicación y el sacrificio que he hecho desde mis días como boxeador amateur en Cuba,” dijo Ramírez. “Espero continuar con los éxitos que tuve a nivel amateur en las categorías profesionales, y mi estilo de pelea mantendrá entretenidos a los fanáticos. Gracias a Bob Arum y Top Rank por darme esta gran oportunidad.”
A los 18 años de edad, Ramírez fue uno de los púgiles más destacados en los Juegos Olímpicos de Londres 2012, conquistando el peso mosca. Superó a Conlan en las semifinales y al fenómeno mongol Tugstsogt Nyambayar (actualmente 11-0 como profesional) en la pelea por la medalla de oro.

Cuatro años más tarde, en los Juegos Olímpicos de Río 2016, Ramírez ingresó al grupo de peso gallo como el favorito antes del torneo y estuvo a la altura. Derrotó a Stevenson por una decisión dividida competitiva en las finales, convirtiéndose en el octavo boxeador cubano en ganar múltiples medallas de oro olímpicas.

Ramírez también ganó cinco Campeonatos nacionales de Cuba y una medalla de oro en los Juegos Panamericanos 2011 en Guadalajara, México.

Sobre Top Rank
La innovación ha sido el estándar en Top Rank desde que fue establecida en 1966 por el promotor del Salón de la Fama Bob Arum. Top Rank, la empresa de promoción lider de la industria del boxeo, ha dado forma, desarrollado y promovido las carreras de las mejores superestrellas internacionales de pay-per-view y del Salón de la Fama, entre ellas Muhammad Ali, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Tommy Hearns, George Foreman, Sugar Ray Leonard, Aaron Pryor, Alexis Arguello, Oscar De La Hoya, Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Miguel Cotto, Erik Morales, Terence Crawford y Vasiliy Lomachenko.

Top Rank ha promovido algunas de las peleas más memorables en la historia del deporte, incluyendo 26 eventos de Ali, Leonard vs. Hearns, Pryor vs. Arguello, Duran vs. Leonard, Hagler vs. Hearns, Leonard vs. Hagler, Foreman vs. Holyfield, Morales contra Barrera, De La Hoya contra Trinidad y la pelea más lucrativa en la historia del boxeo, Mayweather contra Pacquiao. Además de las súper peleas mencionadas anteriormente, Top Rank posee una de las bibliotecas deportivas más grandes, que incluye casi 10,000 peleas.

Conocido por crear colaboraciones estratégicas entre atletas, patrocinadores y cadenas de televisión, Top Rank ha sido un arquitecto del crecimiento global del boxeo al organizar eventos de alto perfil en lugares emblemáticos de todo el mundo, como Madison Square Garden, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Staples Center, Wembley Arena, Araneta Coliseum, The Venetian Macao, Yankee Stadium, Radio City Music Hall, The “Fabulous” Forum y AT&T Stadium. Top Rank también ha sido el líder dentro de la industria del boxeo en la creación de experiencias inolvidables en la arena para los fanáticos y en la adopción de los avances tecnológicos del siglo XXI para distribuir peleas de primera clase y programación de hombro en una variedad de plataformas.

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Conferencia de Prensa Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman

May 21, 2019

Bereavision Nueva York | New York City, Gotham Hall

Cartelera:

Welterweight World Championship

Pacquiao vs Thurman

Super Middleweight Championship

Caleb Plant vs Mike Lee

La pelea tendrá lugar el dia  sabado 20, de Julio 2019, en el majestuoso inmueble de MGM GRAND en las Vegas Nevada.

Live on FOX Sports – PBC  PPV

Boletos a la venta en MGM Resorts

Caleb Plant vs Mike Lee (ambos invictos )

Mike Lee

“Respeto a todos los boxeadores pero el dia 20 de julio lo voy hacer mi momento, porque no me gusta hablar basura  y siento que he trabajado muy duro para llegar hasta donde estoy y el 20 de julio obtendré mi objetivo”

“No me deslumbran las cámaras, ni las luces, boxeo por amor a mi carrera “

Caleb Plant

“Llevo 18 años trabajando muy duro para ser quien soy, y este 20 de julio peleare por la memoria de mi madre que acaba de fallecer, pero sobre todo peleare porque a comparación de Mike, yo si tengo mucho , todo, por perder sin embargo él no!, defenderé este titulo a todo costa!”

“Me da lo mismo pelear en un estacionamiento como en el MGM GRAND, pero hare lo mejor para dar un buen espectáculo, pero sobre todo para mantenerme campeón”

Manny Pacquiao

“Estoy agradecido por la oportunidad de pelear nuevamente, estoy entusiasmado, me emociona  estar en este ambiente.

Me prepare muy duro para este 20 de julio y aunque tengo 40 años, utedes verán que eso queda aun lado.”

“Decidí pelear contra Thurman porque quiero demostrar que puedo vencer a alguien con él”

“Mi Carrera no esta terminada, esta carrera sigue para mi y lo demostrare”

“Thurman tu sabes lo que es estar en el ring, pero el 20 de julio vas a saber lo que es estar en el ring conmigo”

Keith Thurman

“Este es un sueno hecho realidad, porque desde hace mucho tiempo quería enfrentar grandes boxeadores  como Floyd o Pacquiao.

Esta es una nueva era, Floyd ya no está, Pacquiao si está, entonces vamos por esa pelea. No estoy bromeando, esto es serio y voy a ganar.”

“Con todo respeto a pacquiao y su equipo pero este es mi tiempo, mi momento y haré una muy buena pelea, porque esta será su última pelea, él lo hizo a de La Hoya, porque después que boxeo contra él, de la hoya ya no volvió a pelear, pueden buscarlo y verán que lo que digo es cierto, y yo lo haré lo mismo, él no volverá a boxear, Pacquiao es senador de Filipinas y allá es donde debe estar”.

Contra Josesito López solo fui Thurman, pero en este 20 de julio verán al mejor Thurman, al que esta listo para las grandes pelelas.”

“Este 20 de julio Pacquiao vera lo que es una verdadera pelea, y va a tener que demostrar lo mejor que tiene, diez años de diferencia va a ser notable en el ring”

Bereavision Nueva York
Iván Hernández
Fotografia/ Video: Manuel Mendieta 

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UFC ANNOUNCES Q3 AND Q4 2019 EVENT DATES

May 12, 2019

UFC® ANNOUNCES Q3 AND Q4 2019 EVENT DATES

ESPN+ and ESPN Television Networks to Present 22 UFC Events

 July to December 2019

Seven Pay-Per-View Events Available Exclusively through ESPN+

UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, today announced the dates and distribution plans for UFC events in the third and fourth quarters 2019. The schedule is a continuation of the historic multi-year agreement between UFC and The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-To-Consumer & International segment and ESPN that makes ESPN+ and ESPN the exclusive media homes of UFC in the United States. The majority of Q3 and Q4 event locations will be announced at a later date.

ESPN+ is the multi-sport, direct-to-consumer video service from The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI) segment and ESPN. It reached 2 million subscribers in less than a year and offers fans thousands of live events, on-demand content and original programming not available on ESPN’s linear TV or digital networks, along with premium editorial content.

Seven UFC Pay-Per-View events from July through December 2019 will be available through ESPN+ (U.S. only), including UFC 239 on Saturday, July 6; UFC 240, Saturday, July 27; UFC 241, Saturday, Aug. 17; UFC 242, Saturday, Sept. 7; UFC 243, Saturday, Oct. 5; UFC 244, Saturday, Nov. 2; and UFC 245, Saturday, Dec. 14.

ESPN+, the premium multi-sport, direct-to-consumer video service,will feature 11 third and fourth quarter events, beginning with “UFC Fight Night on ESPN+” on Saturday, July 13 in Sacramento, California. ESPN+ will also live stream Saturday UFC events on Aug. 10, Aug. 31, Sept. 14, Sept. 21, Sept. 28, Oct. 12, Oct. 26, Nov. 16, Nov. 23 and Dec. 21.

ESPN linear networks will air four events in the final two quarters of 2019, including three events on ESPN and one on ESPN2. The three “UFC Fight Night on ESPN” Saturday events will air on July 20, Aug. 3 and Dec. 7. ESPN2 will broadcast “UFC Fight Night on ESPN2” on Friday, Oct. 18.

DATEEVENT
July 3-7UFC INTERNATIONAL FIGHT WEEK (Las Vegas, NV)
Saturday, July 6UFC 239 (Las Vegas, NV)
Saturday, July 13UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON ESPN+ (Sacramento, CA)
Saturday, July 20UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON ESPN (San Antonio, TX)
Saturday, July 27UFC 240
Saturday, Aug. 3UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON ESPN
Saturday, Aug. 10UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON ESPN+
Saturday, Aug. 17UFC 241 (Anaheim, CA)
Saturday, Aug. 31UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON ESPN+
Saturday, Sept. 7UFC 242 (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates)
Saturday, Sept. 14UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON ESPN+
Saturday, Sept. 21UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON ESPN+ (Mexico City, Mexico)
Saturday, Sept. 28UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON ESPN+
Saturday, Oct. 5UFC 243
Saturday, Oct. 12UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON ESPN+
Friday, Oct. 18UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON ESPN2
Saturday, Oct. 26UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON ESPN+
Saturday, Nov. 2UFC 244
Saturday, Nov. 16UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON ESPN+
Saturday, Nov. 23UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON ESPN+
Saturday, Dec. 7UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON ESPN
Saturday, Dec. 14UFC 245
Saturday, Dec. 21UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON ESPN+

The remaining locations, fight cards and ticket on-sale information will be announced at a later date.

All UFC pay-per-view events in the U.S. are now exclusively available through ESPN+. Starting in January 2019, ESPN+ and ESPN became the exclusive digital and linear distributors of UFC in the U.S., showcasing 42 live events, 30 of which will feature a full card of 12 UFC bouts. ESPN+, the premium multi-sport, direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service, will offer 23 exclusive events and all preliminary fights for “UFC Fight Night on ESPN+” programs in 2019. ESPN linear networks will broadcast 7 exclusive “UFC Fight Night on ESPN” events, as well as all UFC pay-per-view preliminary fights.

To subscribe to ESPN+, visit espnplus.com/ufc.

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About UFC®

UFC®, is the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization and the largest Pay-Per-View event provider in the world. UFC boasts more than 300 million fans worldwide, including 70 million social media followers across all of its digital platforms, and its programming is broadcast in over 170 countries and territories to one billion TV households worldwide in 40 different languages. UFC produces more than 40 live events annually and consistently sells out some of the world’s most prestigious arenas. Since 2001, UFC has been proudly headquartered in Las Vegas, supported by a network of employees around the world. UFC’s current roster of athletes features more than 570 men and women representing over 55 countries. UFC FIGHT PASS®, the world’s leading digital subscription service for combat sports, delivers exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand, and original content to fans around the world. UFC was acquired in 2016 by global sports, entertainment, and fashion leader Endeavor, along with strategic investors Silver Lake Partners and KKR, in what is among the largest transactions in sports history. For more information, visit UFC.com and follow UFC at Facebook.com/UFC, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram: @UFC.

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