MANNY PACQUIAO VS ADRIEN BRONER CONFERENCIA DE PRENSA EN NUEVA YORK.

Nov 19, 2018

NUEVA YORK -BereaVision- 19 de noviembre de 2018 – El senador Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao y Adrien “The Problem” Broner anunciaron su mega pelea el sábado 19 de enero durante la primera parte de una gira de prensa de dos ciudades en el Gotham Hall de Nueva York el lunes. El enfrentamiento del campeonato de peso welter será producido y distribuido en vivo por SHOWTIME PPV (9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT) de MGM Grand Garden Arena en Las Vegas y presentado por Premier Boxing Champions.

Tras una larga ausencia en Estados Unidos Manny Pacquiao regresa América para defender su Título mundial de peso welter de la AMB contra el ex campeón del mundo de cuatro divisiones y la atracción obligada Broner.

Manny Pacquiao: Claro que desde muy dentro de mi corazón quiero volver a pelear con Mayweather ya desde la última pelea sigo sin creer que perdí yo la pelea, por eso Mayweather cuando quiera pelear, nos encontramos en Japón y el me decia que le gustaría retirarse con una ultima pelea conmigo, solo quiero continuar boxeando ser un boxeador honorable para mi país y pelear con el mejor, yo peleo con el que sea, mi relación con Bob Arum es buena mi contrato terminó con Top Rank y solo quiero experimentar con otros promotores, pero Bob Arum me ayudo mucho en mi carrera.

Solo quiero aclarar que seguiré peleando en el boxeo. No quiero subestimar a Broner es un buen peleador, muy rápido tenemos que entrenar muy fuerte para esta pelea y enero 19 daremos una grande pelea.

Adrien Broner: Estoy muy agradecido es mucha gente quería ver esta pelea, pero lo voy a ganar y su tercer parada para pacquiao será la cantada no solo vendere a recoger este cheque se después de esta pelea que gane tendrá más dinero, yo no preocupo por lo que Pacquiao ara yo se lo que el hace, el tiene que preocuparse por lo que yo are, yo he perdió solo tres peleas él creo que unas seis, con le de Mayweather ya sabemos que perdió y para que vuelva a pelear con Mayweather tendrá que pelear conmigo


Promovido por MP Promotions, Mayweather Promotions y TGB Promotions en asociación con About Billions Promotions, las entradas para el campeonato mundial de peso welter Pacquiao vs. Broner saldrán a la venta el sábado 24 de noviembre. Los boletos tienen un precio de $ 1,500, $ 1,000, $ 750, $ 500 $ 300, $ 200, $ 100, sin incluir los cargos por servicios aplicables, y se pueden comprar en línea a través de AXS.com, con un cargo por teléfono al 866-740-7711 o en persona en cualquier taquilla de MGM Resorts International.

 

 

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Levi Morales
Fotos: David Calderon
Video: Manuel Mendieta

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Semana rojiblanca

Nov 19, 2018

Semana rojiblanca

Diversos eventos concernientes al entorno rojiblanco se llevarán a cabo durante esta semana tanto en lo deportivo como fuera de la cancha, ya que el Guadalajara cerrará su participación en el Torneo de Apertura 2018, el Rebaño Sagrado Femenilcomenzará la pelea por el título y se realizará el estreno de “CHIVAS, LA PELÍCULA” en la Perla Tapatía y en la Ciudad de México.

Guadalajara vs Tigres

El equipo más mexicano, popular y grande del país retomará la actividad en el campeonato nacional después de sostener 2 duelos de preparación en Texas, en los que ganó en penales a Pachuca en San Antonio y perdió ante León en Dallas; este sábado a las 9 de la noche recibirá a los Tigres de la UANL en el Estadio Akron, en compromiso de la Jornada 17. Asiste a la Fortaleza Rojiblanca y compra tus boletos en WWW.OMNITICKET.MX o vive este cotejo a través de la señal de CHIVASTV.

Guadalajara vs Monterrey Femenil

El Rebaño Sagrado vuelve a la Liguilla de la Liga MX Femenil y va por el título. Tras terminar la fase regular del AP18 como cuarto general con 31 puntos enfrentará a las Rayadas, que concluyeron en la quinta plaza con 30 unidades, en una serie que primero se jugará en la Sultana del Norte y se definirá en el Estadio Akron el fin de semana. Apoya a Chivas Femenil y adquiere tus entradas para la Vuelta de los Cuartos de Final en WWW.OMNITICKET.MX o disfruta el partido por la señal de CHIVASTV.

Chivas, La Película.

Después de su lanzamiento mundial en el Festival Internacional de Cine de Morelia y de su presentación en Estados Unidos dentro del Festival Internacional de Cine de Guadalajara en Los Ángeles, “CHIVAS, LA PELÍCULA” se estrenará en la Perla de Occidente y en la Ciudad de México como previo a que esté disponible en las salas de Cinépolis alrededor del país, este miércoles en el Cinépolis Galerías y el jueves en el Cinépolis Diana, respectivamente. No te pierdas la transmisión de la alfombra roja de ambos eventos en el Facebook Live de CHIVAS TV a partir de las 7 de la noche.

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“Hay que cerrar bien”

Nov 19, 2018

“Hay que cerrar bien”

Esta mañana tras la practica matutina de los Gallos en las instalaciones del CEGAR, el defensor argentino, Diego Novaretti, atendió a los medios de comunicación para conversar sobre lo que ha sido el desempeño colectivo durante la presente temporada y lo que espera sea el cierre de la competencia ante los Rayos de Necaxa, buscando la clasificación a la liguilla del futbol mexicano.

La actualidad“El equipo está bien. Lo más importante es cerrar de buena forma en casa, después del buen torneo que se ha hecho, no hay que dejar una mala imagen en la última fecha, al margen de los resultados que se den. Hoy el futbol es muy cambiante y todo se puede dar, en una fecha pueden cambiar muchos resultados y va a depender de lo que hagamos nosotros”.

Balance general“Se ha trabajado muy bien y se ha visto un equipo diferente a torneos anteriores y creo que se ve reflejado en el puntaje y en los equipos que te vienen a enfrentar. No te enfrentan de igual manera que en otros torneos y hoy somos un equipo respetado de local y de visitante. Yo siempre trato de buscar algo más y hoy por hoy, creo que este equipo puede darlo”.

“Los partidos que plantea Gallos, son de ida y vuelta y vale la pena ver a este equipo y cómo se presenta de igual a igual en cualquier cancha”.

Desempeño individual“Por la lesión, han pasado muchas cosas estos cuatro meses y lo he afrontado de la mejor manera. Pensar en positivo y buscar la mejor postura de esta situación”.

El grupo“Se ha hecho muy bueno y muy sano. El clima es distinto porque los resultados acompañan. Cuando tienes ambiente positivo en el plantel, se va uniendo más y más. Hoy la alegría de tener tres puntos o hacer buenos partidos, te ayuda a que el grupo se una y que acompañemos a los más jóvenes en este camino que es muy largo”.

Cortesia: Club Queretaro

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MANNY PACQUIAO RETURNS TO THE U.S. TO DEFEND HIS WBA WELTERWEIGHT WORLD TITLE AGAINST ADRIEN BRONER

Nov 19, 2018

MANNY PACQUIAO RETURNS TO THE U.S. TO DEFEND

HIS WBA WELTERWEIGHT WORLD TITLE

AGAINST ADRIEN BRONER

 

Saturday, January 19 From MGM Grand Garden Arena

Live On SHOWTIME PPV® Presented

By Premier Boxing Champions

 

Tickets Go On Sale Saturday, November 24

 

NEW YORK – November 19, 2018 – Senator Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, boxing’s only eight-division world champion, will end his two-year hiatus from a U.S. boxing ring when he returns to Las Vegas to defend his World Boxing Association welterweight world title against former four-division world champion and must-see attraction Adrien “The Problem” Broner. The Pacquiao vs. Broner world championship event will take place Saturday, Jan. 19 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Pacquiao vs. Broner and its co-main event fights will be produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME PPV and presented by Premier Boxing Champions beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.

 

Pacquaio is coming off a vintage performance in July where he stopped Argentine slugger and world champion Lucas Matthysse inside seven rounds. Now, Pacquiao returns to the U.S. in his remarkable fourth reign as welterweight world champion. Broner, one of the most talented fighters in boxing, is aiming for his second stint as 147-pound champion. If victorious, Broner also will add a career-defining win against a future Hall of Famer to his already stellar resume.

 

“I have missed fighting in Las Vegas. It has been a second home to me,” said Pacquiao. “Returning to the MGM Grand Garden Arena to defend my world title against Adrien Broner is an exciting way to stage my homecoming. Adrien is a tough opponent with an accomplished record. But if I have learned one thing while serving in the Philippine Congress and Senate, it is problem solving.”

 

Broner said, “I have paid my dues in this sport, and now it’s time for me to get mines. I get more views than everybody when I fight. A lot of people are going to see me pack off Pacquiao into retirement, and without his belt.”

 

Promoted by MP Promotions, Mayweather Promotions and TGB Promotions in association with About Billions Promotions, tickets to the Pacquiao vs. Broner welterweight world championship event go on sale Saturday, November 24. Tickets are priced at $1,500, $1,000, $750, $500, $300, $200, $100, not including applicable service charges, and can be purchased online through AXS.com, charge by phone at 866-740-7711 or in person at any MGM Resorts International box office.

 

“Manny Pacquiao and Adrien Broner are two of the most gifted athletes in boxing today,” said Stephen Espinoza, President, Sports and Event Programming, Showtime Networks Inc. “Both men throw punches with eye-opening speed and carry significant power in both hands. These attributes have made them two of the biggest draws in the sport. Pacquiao is a proven pay-per-view attraction, while Broner has consistently delivered many of the highest-rated boxing events on television. This matchup promises explosive action from bell to bell.”

 

“MP Promotions is very excited about launching its new relationship with the PBC by presenting Senator Manny’s return to Las Vegas in the first defense of his WBA welterweight world title,” said MP Promotions head Joe Ramos. “Manny has a rich boxing history at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, and he will train hard to keep that title when he battles Adrien Broner on January 19. This will be another opportunity for Manny to add another highlight to his spectacular career and entertain his millions of fans. But more importantly, to prove to the world that he still belongs in the pound-for-pound discussion. It’s going to be a great night for the sport.”

 

“Mayweather Promotions is looking forward to working with our co-promoters and SHOWTIME to bring this spectacle between Manny Pacquiao and Adrien Broner to the fans at the top of the year,” said Leonard Ellerbe of Mayweather Promotions. “This is going to be one of the biggest fights of 2019 with Broner looking to defy the odds and shut everyone up when he steps in the ring on fight night. Pacquiao has faced everyone top fighter in this era and is looking to add another signature win to cap off his historic career.”

 

“This is an intriguing matchup between two highly skilled boxers who provide entertainment every time they step in the ring,” said Tom Brown of TGB Promotions. “Manny Pacquiao is an iconic future Hall of Famer with a resume that includes a Who’s Who of some of the greatest boxers of this generation. Adrien Broner has become must-see TV in winning world titles in four different divisions, and a victory over Pacquiao will move him back into the championship ranks and add luster to an already sterling career.”

 

Richard Sturm, President of Las Vegas Live Entertainment and Sports for MGM Resorts International, said, “We are excited to host this championship fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena which will kick off another great year of entertainment programming for MGM Resorts. This will be a terrific matchup between two great champions and we look forward to welcoming both of them back to the MGM Grand and Las Vegas.”

 

A three-time Fighter of the Year and the Boxing Writers Association of America’s reigning Fighter of the Decade, Pacquiao (60-7-2, 39 KOs), who hails from Sarangani Province in the Philippines, is the only sitting Congressman and Senator to win a world title. After serving two terms as Congressman, Pacquiao was elected to a Philippine Senate seat in May 2016, capturing over 16 million votes nationally. Pacquiao’s boxing resume features victories over at least seven current and future Hall of Famers, including Oscar De La Hoya, Ricky Hatton, Marco Antonio Barrera, Erik Morales, Miguel Cotto, Shane Mosley, and Juan Manuel Marquez. In his last fight, with Philippine President Rodrigo R. Duerte and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad in attendance (the first time two heads of state attended a championship boxing event), Pacquaio, 39, regained the welterweight title for a fourth time with a vintage performance on July 15 at Axiata Arena in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, by knocking out defending WBA champion Lucas Matthyssee in the seventh round.

 

Pacquiao recently had the high honor of speaking to the Oxford Union and the Cambridge Union on the campuses of the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge, respectively, on consecutive days, another historic first in a career of historic firsts for the international sports icon. Pacquiao’s speeches about his life attracted standing room only crowds and huge ovations.

 

Cincinnati’s Broner (33-3-1, 24 KOs) is a former four-division world title holder and one of boxing’s most popular and colorful personalities. The brash and outspoken 29-year-old has faced some of boxing’s best en route to winning titles at 130, 135, 140 and 147 pounds, including Mikey Garcia, Paulie Malignaggi and Shawn Porter. Broner, who will face his 10th world champion in Pacquiao, scored a draw in his last fight in April on SHOWTIME against former two-division world champion Jessie Vargas.

 

About Showtime Networks Inc.

Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network’s authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Apple®, Roku®, Amazon, Google and Samsung. Consumers can also subscribe to SHOWTIME via Hulu, YouTube TV, Sling TV, Sony PlayStation® Vue and Amazon Channels. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian Channel, and offers Smithsonian Earth™ through SN Digital LLC. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV®. For more information, go to www.SHO.com

 

About Premier Boxing Champions

The Premier Boxing Champions series was created and is produced by Haymon Sports, LLC. It features the most accomplished and decorated array of international professional boxing talent across the most popular weight divisions.

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CANELO ÁLVAREZ Y SU DESEO

Nov 19, 2018
CANELO ÁLVAREZ HABLA SOBRE SU DESEO DE CONVERTIRSE EN CAMPEÓN MUNDIAL EN TRES DIVISIONES MIENTRAS SE PREPARA PARA ENFRENTARSE A ROCKY FIELDING POR EL CAMPEONATO MUNDIAL SUPERMEDIANO AMB
 
CANELO REALIZARÁ SU DEBUT EN LA CIUDAD DE NUEVA YORK EL 15 DE DICIEMBRE EN EL MADISON SQUARE GARDEN Y EN VIVO POR DAZN
ARRIBA: Canelo Álvarez hace sombra frente a la bandera mexicana mientras se prepara para hacer 
historia ante Rocky Fielding el 15 de diciembre en el Madison Square Garden y en vivo por DAZN)
 
Crédito de Foto: Tom Hogan-Hoganphotos/Golden Boy Promotions
Crédito de Video: Golden Boy Promotions
 
¡Boletos están a la venta!
 
SAN DIEGO, California 19 de noviembre de 2018.- Canelo Álvarez (50-1-2, 34 nocáuts), campeón mundial mediano CMB, AMB, Lineal y Ring Magazine, habló sobre su deseo de ingresar a una lista muy selecta de campeones mexicanos para convertirse en un triple campeón mundial divisional mientras se prepara para su choque a 12 asaltos ante Rocky Fielding (27-1, 15 nocáuts) por el titulo mundial supermediano AMB. Canelo también compartió su alegría sobre el hecho de pelear por primera vez en el legendario escenario boxístico del Madison Square Garden en la ciudad de Nuevo York. El evento se efectuará el 15 de diciembre y será transmitido en vivo por DAZN – que, por solamente $9.99 dólares por mes después de una prueba gratuita de un mes, significa que los nuevos suscriptores de DAZN disfrutarán del evento boxístico de Canelo vs. Rocky gratis.
Solamente un selecto grupo de mexicanos han logrado convertirse en campeones mundiales en tres divisiones, y esta lista ilustre de gladiadores aztecas incluye a Julio Cesar ChávezErik “El Terrible” MoralesMarco Antonio “The Baby-Faced Assassin” Barrera, Juan Manuel MárquezJorge “El Travieso” Arce. Si Canelo derrota a Fielding e ingresa a este exclusivo establo de peleadores, sería el único triple campeón mundial divisional en una categoría arriba de las 140 libras.
Canelo dijo lo siguiente mientras se prepara para realizar su debut en la ciudad de Nueva York. El rey de las 160 libras también compartió unas reflexiones finales respecto al hecho de silenciar a sus detractores en su ultimo combate:
“Como siempre he dicho, siempre me he considerado como el mejor y a hora mas que nunca. Estoy aquí por esa razón y por esa motivación de ser el mejor. Estar o no estar en la lista de libra por libra – eso es algo que ni me emociona ni me molesta. Nomas estoy feliz con lo que he hecho y satisfecho con lo que estoy haciendo.”
“Sería una gran historia en mi carrera ser parte del Top 10 de mexicanos en capturar un titulo mundial en tres divisiones. Es un gran reto para nosotros y una historia que quiero en mi carrera. Me siento inmensamente contento por nosotros [mi equipo].
“Me orgullece poder pelear en el Madison Square Garden. He estado combatiendo ahí por años. Estar en un lugar donde han tenido acción personajes como Muhammad Ali es una gran historia en mi carrera. Es un honor estar en una sede coma esta”.
“Siempre he dicho que las palabras salen sobrando. Soy una persona muy seria que no le gusta estar hablando y mandando mensajes a mis rivales. Me he caracterizado como alguien serio en lo que estoy haciendo. Me enfoco en subir al cuadrilátero y a dar todo.”
“Todo lo que se ha hablado de mi y los ataques sobre mi persona – lo demostré al contrario y de lo que realmente soy en el cuadrilátero. Esa es una emoción bonita – poder tapar bocas con los hechos.”
       Canelo vs. Rocky es un combate a 12 asaltos por el cetro mundial supermediano AMB presentado por Golden Boy Promotions en asociación con Matchroom Boxing. Lemieux vs. Johnson es un duelo a 12 asaltos en peso mediano presentado por Golden Boy Promotions y Eye of The Tiger Management. El evento es patrocinado por Tecate, “THE OFFICIAL BEER OF BOXING,” y Hennessy “Never Stop. Never Settle.” El evento se efectuará el sábado 15 de diciembre en el Madison Square Garden de la Ciudad de Nueva York, Nueva York y será transmitido en vivo por DAZN. 
 
       Los boletos para Canelo vs Rocky están a la venta y tienen un precio de $1000, $500, $300, $200, $150, $100, $75 y $50 dólares más impuestos aplicables y cargos por servicios. Los boletos se pueden comprar en la taquilla del Madison Square Garden, todos los puntos de venta de Ticketmaster, por teléfono a través de Ticketmaster llamando al (866-858-0008) y en línea en www.ticketmaster.comwww.goldenboytickets.com o www.MSG.com
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Mayor Turner honors Astroworld Festival artist with city proclamation

Nov 19, 2018
Mayor Turner honors Astroworld Festival artist with city proclamation
HOUSTON – Mayor Sylvester Turner declared Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018 “Astroworld Day” in the City of Houston in recognition of artist/musician/producer Jacques “Travis Scott” Webster II and the debut of his successful Astroworld Festival at NRG Park.

The inaugural Astroworld Fest featured several music groups and attracted thousands of fans.

Scottgrew up in nearby Missouri City and frequently talks about his youth at the Astroworld Theme Park, which closed in 2005.

During the proclamation ceremony, the mayor also recognized Scott as one of Houston’s ambassadors for art, education and youth initiatives.

In return, Scott, who has a history of civic engagement and philanthropic work, pledged to support the Mayor’s Art Scholarship Program, Houston Poet Laureate Program, Hire Houston Youth, My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Houston, Team Up, and other city-wide adolescent and youth programs.

Several dozen students representing local high schools and Texas Southern University attended the proclamation ceremony.
“I love you all and thank you, mayor. I’m going to make this my goal to come back and deliver every time,” Scott said.

 

The event coincided with the second day of the 13th Annual Houston Via Colori Street Painting Festival. A group of Hastings High School Students from the Alief Independent School District created a vibrant mural of Travis Scott and had an opportunity to meet the widely acclaimed artist.

Houston Via Colori Street Painting Festival is a City-sponsored event benefiting the Center for Hearing and Speech (CHS).  The festival raises more than $400,000 annually to fund health and educational services for children with hearing loss in Houston.

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OSCAR DE LA HOYA FOUNDATION HOSTS 22nd ANNUAL TURKEY GIVEAWAY

Nov 19, 2018
OSCAR DE LA HOYA FOUNDATION HOSTS 22nd ANNUAL 
TURKEY GIVEAWAY 
(L-R: Tito Ortiz, Eric Gomez and Chuck Liddell pose for the media at today’s 
Oscar De La Hoya Foundation Turkey Giveaway on Nov. 17 in Los Angeles)
 
Photo Credit: Gene Blevins – HoganPhotos/Golden Boy Promotions
Video Credit: Constantino Garcia/FightHubTV
LOS ANGELES (Nov. 17, 2018): The Oscar De La Hoya Foundation hosted its 21st
Annual Turkey Giveaway today at Oscar De La Hoya Ánimo Charter High School to lend a helping hand to East Los Angeles families as they celebrate Thanksgiving this year. The Foundation served turkeys to hundreds of families today and distributed additional turkeys to local organizations, churches and Green Dot Public Schools.
MMA Legends Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz, along with President of Golden Boy Promotions Eric Gomez, were all on site to help distribute food to the families in attendance.
“This is something that is very special for Oscar, who has been doing it for 22 years,” said Eric Gomez, President of Golden Boy Promotions. “This is something that is close to our hearts. We grew up here in East Los Angeles. This is our hometown. There are a lot of people in need in these areas, especially during the holidays, so it’s always nice to give back to the community.”
The event was made possible by Mission Foods, Tampico, 4Earth Farms and Sombra Apparel.
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JARRETT HURD & LUIS ORTIZ MEDIA WORKOUT

Nov 16, 2018

JARRETT HURD & LUIS ORTIZ MEDIA WORKOUTS

QUOTES & PHOTOS

 

Unified 154-Pound Champion Hurd Hosts Washington, D.C.-Area Workout Ahead of Ring Return Against Jason Welborn

&

Cuban Heavyweight Slugger Ortiz Opens Miami Training Camp to Media Before He Takes on Travis Kauffman

 

All on Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury SHOWTIME PPV® Presented by Premier Boxing Champions Saturday, December 1 from

STAPLES CENTER in Los Angeles

Photos from Ed Diller/SHOWTIME

 Ortiz Photos from Ryan Loco/SHOWTIME

*Please note that Dropbox has been experiencing issues this afternoon. If photos are not immediately available, please refresh as they should be back up shortly

 

NEW YORK (November 15, 2018) – Unified 154-pound world champion Jarrett Hurd and Cuban heavyweight slugger Luis Ortiz hosted separate media workouts in Washington, D.C. and Miami on Thursday for their upcoming matchups on Saturday, December 1 on SHOWTIME PPV® from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.

Hurd returns to the ring to defend his IBF and WBA belts against Jason Welborn in his first bout since becoming unified champion, while Ortiz takes on Travis Kauffman in a 10-round heavyweight attraction. The PPV undercard also features rising heavyweight Joe Joyce battling Joe Hanks. The Premier Boxing Champions event is headlined by the Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury heavyweight championship showdown.

Tickets for the event, which is promoted by BombZquad Enterprises and Queensberry Promotions, in association with TGB Promotions and DiBella Entertainment, are on sale now and are available via AXS.com. Wilder vs. Fury will be produced and distributed by SHOWTIME PPV. The suggested retail price (SRP) for the pay-per-view telecast is $64.99 for standard definition.

The Accokeek, Maryland-native Hurd, who unified titles against Erislandy Lara in April on SHOWTIME, was joined at the Hillcrest Boxing Gym in Temple Hills by his trainer Ernesto Rodriguez and fights for the first time since undergoing rotator cuff surgery.

Ortiz, along with trainer Herman Caicedo, held his media workout at Caicedo Sports Training Center in Miami ahead of another opportunity to enter the ring and earn a potential rematch against Deontay Wilder after they engaged in a memorable heavyweight clash in March on SHOWTIME.

Here is what the fighters and their trainers had to say Thursday:

JARRETT HURD

“I can’t wait to get in there on December 1 and show everybody that ‘Swift’ is back at 100 percent. I’m expecting to show my versatility. I’ve shown that I can walk guys down and that I have a full tank of gas through 12 rounds. This time I want to show that I’m also strong defensively and can use my range and height.

“I’m going to really focus on using my jab in this fight. I want to establish that punch and also test out my rotator cuff and prove to everyone that I’m feeling great.

“Jason Welborn is a former British champion and I know that he’s going to be game. He’s coming off of two good wins against Tommy Langford. I know Welborn is going to leave everything in the ring because he has nothing to lose.

“The target is definitely on my back holding two titles. I’m in the position I want to be in. When you’re at the top, everybody is coming for your spot.

“The win over a long-reigning champion like Erislandy Lara solidified in everyone else’s mind what I already knew. Now I’m getting the respect I deserve.

“I showed against Lara that I can dig deep and pull out a win late if I need to. I have that inside of me. I also showed that I have power in both hands because usually I get a knockout with the right hand, but I was able to put Lara on the floor with a left.

“My goal for 2019 is to definitely get one more belt, and I’d also like to fight at home. I definitely want to fight Jermell Charlo for his WBC belt. Unification is what the division needs. I know for sure that me and Charlo both want this fight.

“Every time I’ve had an opportunity presented to me in this sport, I’ve taken full advantage of it. My family pushed me through all of the tough moments and helped get me to where I am today.”

LUIS ORTIZ

“I’m 100 percent ready for this fight. We never stopped working after my last fight and I’m going to show it on December 1. I love staying active. I just want to keep fighting and showing off my skills.

“I’ve only taken off about a month total since fighting Wilder in March, so I still feel sharp and like my training is just continuous. The training stays the same, and once we get the opponent locked in we can focus on a game plan.

“Travis Kauffman is a strong fighter who came up fighting in Philadelphia. I know that’s he’s a tough guy who’s going to come to fight and I’m going to be prepared it.

“I think that my performance against Wilder and since that fight have warranted a rematch. I had Wilder hurt, I just made mental mistakes during the fight. I was fatigued, but I did not get knocked out flat. The referee did his job, but I feel that I did enough to merit another shot. I’ve worked hard to correct the mistakes I made and in a rematch, it would be a different ending.

“Wilder vs. Fury will be an interesting fight. Wilder is fighting someone taller than him for the first time and that could make it go a lot of ways. But I really do believe Wilder is going to win and win by knockout.”

ERNESTO RODRIGUEZ, Hurd’s Trainer

“Training camp has gone very well. It was a bit different for this camp because of the injury but I think everything has been completed and right now we’re just sharpening up so we can peak fight week.

“I laid off of some of the shoulder strength and conditioning that I would usually do with Jarrett because of the injury. We had to do that to let the shoulder heal. He still got in all of his normal strength and conditioning.

“I think Jason Welborn is going to try to come forward and impose his toughness. He has everything to gain in this fight. I think he’ll throw hard shots and try to rough it up. He may just run into a punch and get knocked out, or we’ll pick him apart and stop him late.

“I think what makes Jarrett Hurd so special is his demeanor. He’s a humble kid who works hard and knows what he has to do. Every minute he’s in the ring he’s aware of what he has to do. He communicates well and he follows instructions as well as any fighter I’ve trained throughout the years.”

HERMAN CAICEDO, Ortiz’s Trainer

“Luis Ortiz went through the experience of what happened in the Wilder fight and that’s the best way to overcome it in the future. He lived it, he breathed it and now, he’s going to go out and earn a chance to change the outcome.

“We have no excuses for the way the Wilder fight ended. I thought Ortiz was doing fine, but Wilder’s punches certainly had an effect. It’s heavyweight boxing, so being knocked down first in the fifth round definitely drew from the power supply.

“Unfortunately when he let everything go in the seventh round against Wilder, and almost knocked Wilder out, that drained him completely. Wilder was able to recover and capitalize. But we now know what we have to do in a rematch.

“Ortiz told me that when he first buzzed Wilder he really saw it all right there. He saw himself with the WBC championship. He saw himself knocking out Anthony Joshua and becoming undisputed champion. So he decided to go for it all right there.”

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Suspect Charged, Wanted in Death of Woman at 8950 Glencrest

Nov 16, 2018
Suspect Charged, Wanted in Death of Woman at 8950 Glencrest
Charges have been filed against a suspect wanted in the death of a woman last seen at 8950 Glencrest #4157 about 4:30 p.m. on Saturday (Nov. 10).

The suspect, Johnny Leon Wilson (b/m, 48), is charged with murder in the 263rd State District Court.  A photo of wanted suspect Wilson is attached to this news release.

The remains of the victim, Charine Wilson, 29, have not been located.  She is the estranged wife of suspect Wilson.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Miller and Detective D. Stark reported:

According to Charine Wilson’s, he was with her when she drove to Johnny Wilson’s apartment at the above address the afternoon of November 10.  Charine Wilson entered the apartment and has not been seen since.

After a brief time, suspect Johnny Wilson came out of the apartment alone, got into Charine’s vehicle and drove the boy to a fast food restaurant.  There, Wilson dropped off the boy and left.

On Monday (November 12), Charine Wilson was reported missing by family members.  Further investigation led to the identification of Johnny Wilson as a suspect in this case and, on Wednesday (November 14), he was charged in the death of Charine Wilson.  Johnny Wilson remains at large at this time.

Anyone with information on this case or the whereabouts of Johnny Wilson is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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Top Rank firma al peleador de India, Vikas Krishan

Nov 16, 2018

Top Rank firma al sensacional peleador de India, Vikas Krishan

Krishan realizará su debut profesional al principio del 2019

Top Rank anunció hoy la firma de Vikas “The Indian Tank” Krishan –el peleador aficionado más condecorado en la historia de India — a un acuerdo promocional de varios años. Krishan, un atleta olímpico en el 2012 y en el 2016, está programado para hacer su debut profesional el 18 de enero del 2019 en el Turning Stone Resort Casino en Verona, N.Y.

“Top Rank es la mejor compañía de promoción del mundo,” dijo Krishan. “Voy a ser un campeón del mundo como profesional. Ningún indio ha hecho eso antes. Cuando gane un título, seré más famoso en India que las estrellas de cine.”

“Vikas es un joven tremendo del que esperamos grandes cosas,” dijo Bob Arum, CEO de Top Rank. “¡Él va a ser nuestro Marvin Hagler de India!”

“Antes de su primera pelea profesional, ya él es el mejor peleador en la historia de la India,” dijo David McWater, manejador de Krishan. “Sus logros y carisma lo distinguen. No podemos esperar para empezarsu carrera.”

Krishan, de 26 años, es de Haryana, donde adquirió su interés por el boxeo a la edad de 10 años. Pasó más de una década en el sistema amateur indio y ganó una medalla de oro en el Campeonato Mundial Juvenil de Boxeo AIBA del 2010. En el 2012, en los Juegos Olímpicos de Londres, derrotó al actual campeón de peso welter de la FIB Errol Spence Jr. mediante una decisión de 13-11. La decisión fue derrotada polémicamente cinco horas después debido a varias faltas cometidas por Krishan durante la pelea.

En los Juegos Olímpicos de 2016, Krishan avanzó a la ronda de los cuartos de final, derrotando al olímpico estadounidense Charles Conwell en la ronda de 32. A principios de este año, capturó el oro de la Commonwealth y una medalla de bronce en los Juegos Asiáticos. Como profesional, entrenará con Wali Moses en Newark, N.J., y con la Selección Nacional de la India en Punjab, India.

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