ANDREW ‘EL CHANGO’ CANCIO UPSETS ALBERTO ‘EXPLOSIVO’ MACHADO TO CAPTURE WBA SUPER FEATHERWEIGHT WORLD TITLE

Feb 11, 2019
ANDREW ‘EL CHANGO’ CANCIO UPSETS ALBERTO ‘EXPLOSIVO’ MACHADO TO CAPTURE WBA SUPER FEATHERWEIGHT WORLD TITLE
 
REY VARGAS DEFENDS WBC SUPER BANTAMWEIGHT WORLD 
TITLE IN CO-MAIN EVENT
 
SATURDAY FEB. 9, 2019 AT FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO AND STREAMED LIVE ON DAZN
 

(ABOVE: Andrew Cancio celebrates his victory over Alberto Machado with Bernard Hopkins 
and Oscar De La Hoya at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino and streamed live on DAZN)
 
Photos by Tom Hogan-Hoganphotos/Golden Boy Promotions
 
INDIO, CALIF. (Feb. 9, 2019): Andrew Cancio (20-4-2, 15 KOs) of Blythe, Calif. scored an upset victory over Alberto Machado (21-1, 17 KOs) of San Juan, Puerto Rico in front of a sold-out crowd of hometown fans at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino to become the new WBA Super Featherweight World Champion. Cancio, who himself was dropped in the first round, scored three knockdowns over Machado, forcing the fight to be stopped at 2:16 of the fourth round. The fight was streamed live on DAZN.
“This was the fight of my life,” said Andrew Cancio. “I feel extremely great winning this world title by knockout. I did not let this fight go to the judges’ scorecards. It’s been a long road, and it felt like we thought it would: unbelievable. For me to execute a plan like we did feels great. He caught me early, but it was a flash knockdown. I got my legs back and got my composure. I was never out of the fight. I’m extremely happy.”
“I felt weak in there,” said Alberto Machado. “The rematch would be nice, but I think I have to move up to 130 pounds. We will see.”
 
Rey Vargas (33-0, 22 KOs) of Mexico City, Mexico defeated Franklin Manzanilla (18-5, 17 KOs) of Caracas, Venezuela via unanimous decision to retain his WBC Super Bantamweight World Title. Vargas won with three scores of 117-108.
“I feel good but he fought too dirty,” said Rey Vargas. “I like to fight clean, not dirty like he did. It was a complicated and he’s tough. But I adjusted to his style, and that’s how I won. I wished he would have fought cleaner, but I did what I could.”
“I felt uncomfortable because he was taller than me, said Franklin Manzanilla. “I haven’t fought anyone that tall before. I hurt him in the second round and I tried to continue that momentum. I feel I did well.”
 
Joseph Diaz (28-1, 14 KOs) of South El Monte, Calif. defeated Charles Huerta (20-6, 12 KOs) of Paramount, Calif. via unanimous decision in a ten-round super featherweight battle. Diaz won with three score of 99-91.
“I did really good,” said Joseph Diaz. “I moved up in weight and showcased in this new 130-pound division. I was able to look good and push back a super featherweight in Huerta. I had him hurt a few times, but I couldn’t finish him because he’s such a warrior. At the end of the day, I had to do my job and that’s what I did.”
“It was the right decision,” said Charles Huerta. “Besides the first round, I took the pedal off the gas. I waited too much. He countered me well, and I let him dictate the pace. I had a 17-month layoff, and I feel I did well. I hope I come back for another opportunity soon.”
 
Adrian Estrella (29-3, 24 KOs) of Nuevo Leon, Mexico defeated Oscar Duarte (15-1-1, 10 KOs) of Parral, Mexico via majority decision for the vacant WBC Continental Americas Lightweight Title in a ten-round fight. Two judges scored the fight 96-94 and 98-92 in favor of Estrella, while one judge scored it 96-94 in favor of Duarte.
“This is something I’ve worked hard to get for many years,” said Adrian Estrella. “Working my distance was key in this fight. It’s hard to knockout Oscar Duarte. And he was getting stronger in every round. So, I decided to jab and work the distance. I got a split decision, but that’s okay. As long as I get the win, that’s fine with me.”
“I don’t think the decision was right,” said Oscar Duarte. “I thought it was a draw. I was pressuring the whole time. I feel I need to learn a lot more.”
Tureano Johnson (20-2-1, 14 KOs) of Nassau, Bahamas and Fernando Castaneda (26-13-1, 17 KOs) of Aguascaliente, Mexico fought to a split draw in an eight-round middleweight fight. One judge scored it 77-75 in favor in Johnson, while another scored it 77-75 in favor of Castaneda. One judge scored it 76-76, resulting in a split draw
“I want to thank God for this opportunity,” said Tureano Johnson. I want to thank Golden Boy and DAZN. He [Castaneda] did an awesome job. It is a disappointment for me, but now I’m looking for bigger and better things. It wasn’t me overlooking him. My corner was there. I didn’t execute the way I should have. I wasn’t listening to my corner. Next time I will do better. Tureano will be back.”
“We did a good fight,” said Fernando Castaneda. “It was against a fighter without a lot of experience. I want a rematch because I did a good job. I worked him to the body and wore him down. I want to thank Golden Boy for this opportunity.”
 
Azat Hovhannisyan (16-3, 13 KOs) of Los Angeles, Calif. defeated Lolito Sonsona (22-3-4, 9 KOs) of General Santos City, Philippines via KO in the fifth round of a super bantamweight bout originally scheduled for 10 rounds. Azat Hovhannisyan won with a time of 2:30 of the aforementioned round.
 
“I feel good about the fight,” said Azat Hovhannisyan. “I trained hard for this fight. I’m surprised [Sonsona] prepared so well. I wish I could have looked better, but a win is a win and a knockout is a knockout. I hope to look better next time!”
Rommel Caballero (5-0, 4 KOs) of Coachella, Calif. defeated Javier Rojas (1-3, 1 KOs) of Mexicali, Mexico via knockout in the first round of a super featherweight fight originally slated for four rounds. Caballero won with time of 1:58 of the first round.
“It feels great coming back,” said Rommel Caballero. “I’m back doing what I love and what I do best: boxing. I want to dedicate this fight to an important person who passed away, Marcos Brambila.”
Machado vs. Cancio was a 12-round fight for the WBA Super Featherweight World
Title presented by Golden Boy Promotions and Miguel Cotto Promotions. Vargas vs. Manzanilla was a 12-round battle for the WBC Super Bantamweight World Championship presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Promociones del Pueblo. The event was sponsored by Tecate, “THE OFFICIAL BEER OF BOXING,” and Hennessy “Never Stop. Never Settle.” The event took place Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino. The fights were streamed live on DAZN.
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GERVONTA DAVIS DEFENDS SUPER FEATHERWEIGHT TITLE WITH THRILLING FIRST-ROUND TKO SATURDAY ON SHOWTIME

Feb 11, 2019

GERVONTA DAVIS DEFENDS WBA SUPER FEATHERWEIGHT TITLE WITH THRILLING FIRST-ROUND TKO OF HUGO RUIZ SATURDAY ON SHOWTIME® FROM DIGNITY HEALTH SPORTS PARK IN CARSON, CALIF.

  

Mario Barrios Remains Undefeated With Fourth-Round TKO Of Richard Zamora

Javier Fortuna Scores Unanimous Decision Against Sharif Bogere In Telecast Opener

 

 Watch The Encore Presentation Monday At 10 P.M. ET/PT On SHOWTIME EXTREME®

 

Click HERE for Photos; Credit: Dave Mandel/SHOWTIME

CARSON, Calif., (February 9, 2019) – Gervonta Davis defended his WBA Super Featherweight World Championship with a thrilling first-round TKO of former world champion Hugo Ruiz before a sellout crowd of 8,048 at Dignity Health Sports Park Saturday non SHOWTIME.

Knockdown video highlight:  https://s.sho.com/2URYn8t

Baltimore’s Davis (21-0, 20 KOs) recorded his eighth career first-round knockout as referee Jack Reiss called off the fight with one second remaining in the first round following a devastating sweeping right hook by Davis connected cleanly and sent Ruiz (39-5, 32 KOs) down to his knees.

Davis, who entered the ring to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”, wasted little time showing why he is one of boxing rising super stars with his impressive fourth win in a world title fight. The 24-year-old Davis is the youngest U.S.-born world titlist in boxing and was headlining for the first time.

With his promoter Floyd Mayweather looking on, Davis made quick work of his late-replacement opponent. “I knew it was coming,” he said. “I wanted to go more rounds, but I knew if I got him out of there early I could fight again sooner.  When I touched the jab I saw his arm was in front of his face so if I threw a hook or uppercut it was right in line.”

Davis, who has now stopped his last 12 opponents, connected on 50 percent of his power punches, just under the 51 percent power accuracy he logged in his last four fights.

The late substitute 32-year-old Ruiz was fighting for the second time in three weeks as he replaced the injured Abner Mares. Ruiz was used to being on the other side of first-round knockouts having recorded 18 of his own during his career.

“As soon as he started landing punches, I could feel them,” Ruiz said. “I have a lot of first round knock outs, today was my turn to lose in the first round. It happens in boxing.”

Next up for Davis could be the winner of the March 2 Ricardo Nunez-Edner Cherry WBA Eliminator on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center. “We could do that,” Davis said. “At the end of the day I’m a fighter. I’m a fighter and I have a great team. One of the best in the sport. I believe in my team and whatever they line up, I’m ready.

Davis told SHOWTIME reporter Jim Gray he’s ready for a sweet homecoming for his next fight. “Yes, sir. We’re coming to Baltimore. We’re going home, baby.”

In the co-feature, Mario Barrios (23-0, 14 KOs) knocked out his seventh consecutive opponent as the 23-year-old from San Antonio stopped Mexico’s Richard Zamora (15-3, 10 KOs). The stoppage came at 2:16 in round four as referee Ray Corona waved off the fight after a barrage of Barrios punches landed cleanly and dazed the game Zamora.

With noted trained Virgil Hunter in his corner, the accurate Barrios landed a staggering 59 percent of his power punches, including 37 of 58 (64 percent) in the fourth and final round.

“He wasn’t an easy target at all,” said Barrios, who sparred with Amir Khan and Devin Haney in training camp and is the WBA’s No. 1 ranked fighter at 140 pounds. We just used everything we worked on in camp to find my range.”

He added: “It was an amazing fight. I tip my hat to Zamora – he’s a hell of a warrior. I wish him nothing but the best for the rest of his career. Like he said at the press conference, he wanted a war and I brought it to him. Total respect to him.”

Zamora was making his United States debut. “I came to fight,” he said. “I didn’t come to lay down. I thought I still could have fought more. I don’t want to criticize the referee. He did what he had to do.”

Barrios said he’s ready for the next big step-up in his career. “That’s up to my managerial team,” he said. “Whenever they feel I’m ready I’ll fight for a world title. Any one of them. I am knocking down the door for a world title right now.”

In the telecast opener, Javier Fortuna (34-2-1, 23 KOs) won a unanimous decision against Sharif Bogere (32-2, 20 KOs) in a 10-round lightweight bout. All three judges scored the fight 96-93 in favor of Fortuna.

The southpaw Fortuna, of Braintree, Mass, by way of the Dominican Republic, knocked down Bogere in the sixth round, the same round Bogere suffered a nasty cut above his right eye after an accidental head clash.

The knockdown occurred after a powerful left uppercut by Fortuna dazed Bogere, who appeared to be pushed down and touched his glove on the canvas.  Referee Edward Collantes scored it a knockdown, giving Fortuna the 10-8 round.

“(The knock down) was correct,” said Fortuna, who said he would love a future shot against Davis. “I saw his eyes were a little glossy and his legs buckled a bit. When I saw that he was cut, the game plan changed again and we had to work again to attack the cut.”

Originally from Uganda but now living in Las Vegas, Bogere gave himself a seven out of 10 grade. “I think I won the fight,” he said. “Even the knockdown was bull. He kept coming at me with the head. He kept trying to head butt me. The challenge was that there was blood in my eye. The first couple of rounds I was boxing him easily.”

At the midway point of the fight, Fortuna began pulling away winning rounds six, seven and eight on SHOWTIME Steve Farhood’s unofficial scorecard as Bogere continued to fade, although coming back to win round nine on Farhood’s card.

In the power punch category, Fortuna connected on 89 of 310 punches for 29 percent while Bogere landed 59 of 317 for just 19 percent. Bogere was riding a 13-fight winning streak over the past six years coming into the fight.

“What I want right now is a contract so I can fight Gervonta Davis wherever. Lomachenko, any of them,” said Fortuna, who had a No Decision against Adrian Granados last June on SHOWTIME after falling out of the ring in the fourth round suffering a head and neck injury.

SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING COUNTDOWN featured two live undercard fights on social media platforms leading into the televised tripleheader. Former world title challenger Erickson Lubin (20-1, 15 KOs) knocked down Ishe Smith (29-11, 12 KOs) a total of four times before the fight was stopped at the end of round three in a scheduled 10-round super welterweight bout. Undefeated super lightweight Juan Heraldez (16-0, 10 KOs) stopped Eddie Ramirez (17-3, 11 KOs) in round seven of a scheduled 10-round fight.

Veteran broadcaster Brian Custer hosted SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING. Versatile combat sportscaster Mauro Ranallo called the action alongside Hall of Fame analyst Al Bernstein and former two-division world champion Paulie Malignaggi. Three Hall of Famers rounded out the telecast team – Emmy® award winning reporter Jim Gray, boxing historian Steve Farhood as unofficial ringside scorer, and world-renowned ring announcer Jimmy Lennon Jr. Alejandro Luna and former world champion Raul Marquez hosted the telecast in Spanish, available via Secondary Audio Programming (SAP). The Executive Producer of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING was David Dinkins Jr., with Bob Dunphy directing.

Saturday’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING tripleheader will replay on Monday at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME EXTREME.

For more information visit www.SHO.com/Sports and www.premierboxingchampions.com follow on Twitter @ShowtimeBoxing, @SHOSports, @PremierBoxing @MayweatherPromo, @TGBPromotions and @Swanson_Comm or become a fan on Facebook atwww.Facebook.com/SHOSportswww.Facebook.com/PremierBoxingChampions and Facebook.com/MayweatherPromotions.

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Tricolor que viste de rojo y blanco

Feb 8, 2019

Tricolor que viste de rojo y blanco

El buen paso que lleva en el arranque de este semestre combinado con la visita que el seleccionador nacional le hizo al equipo más popular y representativo del país el mes pasado surtieron efecto, ya que 8 elementos del primer equipo del Guadalajaraintegrarán la concentración que la Selección Mexicana realizará la próxima semana.

Durante su visita a Verde Valle el pasado 25 de enero, Gerardo Martino compartió que realizará periódicamente microciclos de entrenamiento, los cuales consistirán en poder convocar a jugadores de la Liga MX para entrenar de lunes a miércoles por algunas semanas y para su primera convocatoria consideró a Raúl GudiñoHiram MierIsaac Brizuela y Alexis Vega.

Así mismo, el Tricolor Sub 22 continúa con su preparación para disputar los Juegos Panamericanos de Lima 2019 y para su segunda concentración del año el entrenador Jaime Lozano contempló a Alejandro MayorgaAlan CervantesFernando Beltrán y Ronaldo Cisneros.  Ambos equipos entrenarán del lunes 18 al miércoles 20 de febrero en el Centro de Alto Rendimiento de la Federación Mexicana de Futbol.

El apunte rojiblanco:
– El debut del ‘Tata’ al frente del Tri será el próximo 22 de marzo frente a Chile en San Diego, California

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JORNADA RAYADA: LA ALEGRÍA DE SER DEL MONTERREY

Feb 8, 2019

JORNADA RAYADA: LA ALEGRÍA DE SER DEL MONTERREY

El gran ambiente que se vive en Rayados se percibe día a día en el Entrenamiento Rayado y esta mañana no fue la excepción.

Desde el Centro de Entrenamiento BBVA Bancomer El Barrial, los albiazules vivieron una mañana de trabajo con toda la Actitud Rayada, en donde las risas, el buen ambiente y el futbol se apoderaron del Plantel.

Comenzamos la mañana con trabajo de fuerza y resistencia, tanto en toque de balón como en remates de cabeza, para mejorar la técnica individual de cada uno de los jugadores.

Para la segunda parte de la práctica, se realizó una actividad recreativa de velocidad y reacción, en donde las risas y el compañerismo reinó entre los albiazules.

Para el final del entrenamiento matutino, los dirigidos por Diego Alonso realizamos distintos ejercicios de tiros y remates a portería, en donde también el buen ambiente y las risas fueron parte del mismo, encaminados siempre a buscar los objetivos y mantenernos en los primeros puestos de la Tabla General.

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Jose Ramirez and Gabriel Flores Jr. Visit Community Cancer Institute 

Feb 8, 2019

Jose Ramirez and Gabriel Flores Jr. Visit Community Cancer Institute 

Ramirez-Jose Zepeda and Ray Beltran-Hiroki Okada to be televised LIVE on Sunday, Feb. 10 on ESPN and ESPN Deportes beginning at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT

(Photo Credit: Mikey WIlliams/Top Rank)

CLOVIS, Calif. (Feb. 7, 2019) — WBC super lightweight champion Jose Ramirez has fought for many causes near and dear to his heart and to the citizens of California’s Central Valley. As he readies to defend his title against Jose “Chon” Zepeda on Sunday at Fresno’s Save Mart Center, Ramirez is using his platform to continue the fight against cancer.

Ramirez, along with undefeated prospect Gabriel Flores Jr., visited cancer patients and their families Thursday at the Community Cancer Institute, one of the nation’s premier cancer treatment facilities.

“I lost my grandpa to cancer a few months ago, and I saw how important it was that he had the love and support of his family,” Ramirez said. “If the patient is fighting, then the family should be there fighting as well. I think that’s what you are going to see on Sunday. The whole Central Valley community is also fighting with you guys and will be bringing that motivation and encouragement.”

More than 10,000 fans are expected to pack the Save Mart Center to watch Ramirez, who hails from nearby Avenal. Ramirez will auction off his fight-worn purple gloves and assorted fight night attire, with all proceeds benefitting the Community Cancer Institute. A portion of all ticket sales will be donated to the Community Cancer Institute, and Ramirez and his manager, Rick Mirigian, will also donate 1,000 tickets to Community Cancer Institute patients and their families.

When Ramirez walks to the ring, everyone in the arena will hold up a special sign that reads, ‘”Let’s KO Cancer.”

Ramirez-Zepeda and the 140-pound showdown between former lightweight world champion Ray Beltran and Hiroki Okada will headline a special Top Rank on ESPN card beginning at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on ESPN and ESPN Deportes. Flores’ bout against Alex Torres Rynn will be part of the ESPN+ undercard stream beginning at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT. 

Promoted by Top Rank, tickets to this world championship event priced at $150, $90, $60, $35, and $25 are on sale now and can be purchased at the Save Mart Center box office, Ticketmaster.com, or by calling 800-745-3000.

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FIFA Legends assemble for exclusive FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ campaign

Feb 7, 2019

FIFA Legends assemble for exclusive FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ campaign

Some of the biggest stars in football, including Alex Scott, Marcel Desailly, Nadine Kessler, Michael Essien, Laura Georges and Gilberto Silva, have assembled as part of a 23-strong FIFA Legends squad for a campaign that will see these illustrious footballing personalities harness their sporting superpowers and turn into superheroes on a mission to promote the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 and the women’s game in general.

With just four months to go before FIFA’s flagship women’s football tournament kicks off, 23 current and former players, representing 19 of the tournament’s qualified nations, are coming together in a one-of-a-kind promotional initiative to support the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 and drive match attendances, increase TV viewership, generate engagement and inspire a new generation to play women’s football.

Made up of 13 women and ten men, the squad members were selected for their superhuman qualities and unshakeable commitment on and off the pitch. Each has had to overcome obstacles in the face of adversity and as part of the campaign and the wider FIFA #DareToShine movement, will be encouraging women and girls to push boundaries to succeed in all areas of life.

Former England footballer Alex Scott said: “Who hasn’t dreamed of being a superhero?! I’m so excited about #LegendsAssemble because my alter ego, Trail Blazer, has only one objective – to empower girls and women and encourage them to play football!”

This coming together of FIFA Women’s World Cup Legends is visualised through a launch video, where each player is given a call to arms and transformed into their alter-ego showing them in their national team colours and sporting superpowers that range from shapeshifting to genius intelligence and X-ray vision. This will be followed up with a 23-episode series of mini-films that will give an insight into the #LegendsAssemble movement and reveal the relationships that defined them as footballers as well as the struggles that influenced them to become advocates for the women’s game.

Speaking about the #LegendsAssemble project, Michael Essien said: “Watch out –  as The Bison I am indestructible! I will use this power to change the way people see women’s football and get everyone to rally behind the biggest sporting competition this summer – the FIFA Women’s World Cup!”

As part of the #LegendsAssemble campaign, the FIFA Legends have committed to raising the profile of women’s football both on- and offline. Fans will be able to meet their superheroes ahead of the tournament kick-off, when individual squad members will take part in almost 100 events across the world that will include trophy tours, Host City activations and media appearances, in addition to attending matches during the tournament.

Speaking about the #LegendsAssemble launch, FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura said:

“The eighth edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup will be very special and it takes place at a time when women around the globe are uniting to make their voices heard. The tournament’s official slogan “Dare to Shine” echoes the current world movement towards female empowerment and I am looking forward to seeing teams of strong and passionate women, from 24 different countries, illuminate football stadiums in France with their skill. Our superheroes will help us to reach a global audience of one billion and make the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 our biggest and best yet – for players, for fans, for local communities and for the empowerment of girls and women.”

To download the video and graphics, please click HERE.

More information on the campaign can be found on FIFA.com and the following LINK

Appendix

Name Country Superhero name Superpower
Vero Boquete Spain Verocity Relentless resilience
Tim Cahill Australia K.O. Knockout punch
Esteban Cambiasso Argentina Illusion Mental manipulation
Marcel Desailly France The Mystic Can see into the future
Michael Essien Ghana The Bison Indestructible
Julie Fleeting Scotland Air Scotland Flight
Laura Georges France Martial Lore Close combat
Nadine Kessler Germany The Magician Magic
Karina LeBlanc Canada LeBlur Superhuman reflexes
Kristine Lilly USA Emulator Can transfer power to others
Aya Miyama Japan RiFT X-ray vision
Portia Modise South Africa Sonic Shaker Sonic scream
Peter Odemwingie Nigeria Aeonian Resurrection
Park Ji-sung Korea Republic Three Lungs Superhuman endurance
Míchel Salgado Spain Encendio Shapeshift
Lotta Schelin Sweden Lotta Lightning Breaking the sound barrier
Mark Schwarzer Australia The Schwarzinator Lightning reflexes
Alex Scott England Trail Blazer Genius intelligence
Gilberto Silva Brazil The Invisible Wall Moves silently
Mikaël Silvestre France The Surge Teleporting
Kelly Smith England Midas Midas touch
Sun Wen China PR Sun Shadow Telekinesis
Tashana Vincent Jamaica Electric Dash Elastic agility

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Les FIFA Legends se rassemblent pour une campagne exclusive en lien avec la Coupe du Monde Féminine de la FIFA, France 2019™

Certains des plus grands noms du football, dont Alex Scott, Marcel Desailly, Nadine Kessler, Michael Essien, Laura Georges et Gilberto Silva, se sont regroupés pour former une équipe de vingt-trois FIFA Legends dans le cadre d’une campagne numérique qui verra ces illustres personnalités utiliser leurs super-pouvoirs sportifs et devenir des super-héros afin de promouvoir la Coupe du Monde Féminine de la FIFA 2019™ et le football féminin en général.

À tout juste quatre mois du coup d’envoi de la compétition phare du football féminin, vingt-trois joueurs et joueuses actuel(le)s et ancien(ne)s – qui représentent dix-neuf nations qualifiées pour la Coupe du Monde Féminine de la FIFA 2019™ – se réunissent dans le cadre d’une initiative unique en son genre visant à promouvoir France 2019, attirer les spectateurs et téléspectateurs, susciter un engouement et inciter une nouvelle génération à pratiquer et suivre le football féminin.

Composée de treize femmes et dix hommes, l’équipe a été constituée sur la base des qualités surnaturelles de chacun et de leur engagement de tous les instants sur le terrain et en dehors. Chacune de ces Legends a dû faire face à l’adversité et, dans le cadre de la campagne #DareToShine (#LeMomenDeBriller) de la FIFA, elles encourageront les jeunes filles et les femmes à repousser leurs limites afin de réussir dans la vie, et ce à tous les niveaux.

Ce rassemblement de FIFA Legends est mis en scène dans une vidéo de lancement, qui voit chaque joueur et chaque joueuse répondre à l’appel et se transformer en un alter ego héroïque aux couleurs de son équipe nationale. Chaque héro dispose de super-pouvoirs uniques, comme la métamorphose, le génie intellectuel ou la vision aux rayons X. Une série de 23 mini-films donneront ensuite un aperçu détaillé du mouvement #LegendsAssemble et des Legends qui le composent, revenant sur leur vie de footballeur et sur ce qui les a poussés à devenir des porte-paroles du football féminin.

Michael Essien a déclaré au sujet du projet #LegendsAssemble : « Attention ! je suis l’indestructible Bison ! J’utiliserai mon pouvoir pour changer la perception vis-à-vis du football féminin et attirer l’attention du monde entier sur la plus grande compétition sportive de l’été : la Coupe du Monde Féminine de la FIFA ! »

À l’approche de France 2019, une série de vingt-quatre vidéos donneront un aperçu de l’initiative #LegendsAssemble et des raisons qui ont poussé certaines des plus grandes stars du football à le rejoindre. Les épisodes reviendront sur leur vie de footballeur et sur ce qui les a incités à devenir des porte-paroles du football féminin. Ils dévoileront également, bien entendu, les super-pouvoirs uniques de chacun.

L’ancienne internationale anglaise Alex Scott a pour sa part déclaré : « Qui n’a jamais rêvé d’être un super-héros ? Je suis emballée par #LegendsAssemble car mon alter ego, Trail Blazer, n’a qu’un seul objectif – autonomiser les jeunes filles et les femmes et les encourager à jouer au football ! »

À travers leur implication dans la campagne #LegendsAssemble, les FIFA Legends entendent renforcer le profil et la visibilité du football féminin. Les fans auront de nombreuses opportunités de venir rencontrer les super-héros avant et pendant la compétition, puisque ces derniers participeront à près de 100 événements à travers le monde – tournée du trophée, activités dans les villes hôtes, apparitions publiques, etc.

En octobre 2018, la FIFA a lancé sa toute première Stratégie pour le football féminin en vue d’accroître la participation à ce sport et de renforcer sa valeur commerciale et ses fondations. Cette stratégie entend notamment améliorer l’image de la Coupe du Monde Féminine de la FIFA™ et l’utiliser comme élément moteur du développement du football féminin.

Évoquant le lancement de #LegendsAssemble, la Secrétaire Générale de la FIFA, Fatma Samoura, a déclaré : « La huitième édition de la Coupe du Monde Féminine de la FIFA sera d’autant plus spéciale qu’elle se déroulera à un moment où les femmes du monde entier s’unissent pour faire entendre leur voix. Le slogan officiel du tournoi, ‘Le moment de briller’, fait écho au mouvement mondial actuel pour l’autonomisation des femmes et je me réjouis de voir vingt-quatre équipes de femmes fortes et passionnées illuminer de leur talent les stades de football en France. Nos super-héros nous aideront à toucher une audience mondiale d’un milliard de personnes et à faire de la Coupe du Monde Féminine de la FIFA 2019 la plus grande et la plus belle des éditions – pour les joueuses, pour les supporters, pour les communautés locales et pour l’autonomisation des jeunes filles et des femmes. »

Annexe :

Nom Pays Nom de super-héros Super-pouvoir
Vero Boquete Espagne Verocity Persévérance ultime
Tim Cahill Australie K.O. Super coup de poing
Esteban Cambiasso Argentine Illusion Manipulation mentale
Marcel Desailly France The Mystic Peut voir le futur
Michael Essien Ghana The Bison Indestructible
Julie Fleeting Écosse Air Scotland Vol
Laura Georges France Martial Lore Combat rapproché
Nadine Kessler Allemagne The Magician Magie
Karina LeBlanc Canada LeBlur Réflexes surnaturels
Kristine Lilly États-Unis Emulator Peut transférer du pouvoir aux autres
Aya Miyama Japon RiFT Vision aux rayons X
Portia Modise Afrique du Sud Sonic Shaker Cri supersonique
Peter Odemwingie Nigeria Aeonian Résurrection
Park Ji-sung République de Corée Three Lungs Endurance surhumaine
Míchel Salgado Espagne Encendio Métamorphose
Lotta Schelin Suède Lotta Lightning Peut franchir le mur du son
Mark Schwarzer Australie The Schwarzinator Réflexes fulgurants
Alex Scott Angleterre Trail Blazer Génie intellectuel
Gilberto Silva Brésil The Invisible Wall Déplacements furtifs
Mikaël Silvestre France The Surge Téléportation
Kelly Smith Angleterre Midas Toucher de Midas
Sun Wen RP Chine Sun Shadow Télékinésie
Tashana Vincent Jamaïque Electric Dash Agilité élastique
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José Ramírez busca defender su título mundial y darle un KO al cáncer

Feb 6, 2019
José Ramírez busca defender su título mundial y darle un KO al cáncer
Los combates José Ramírez vs. José Zepeda y Ray Beltrán vs. Hiroki Okada
serán televisados en vivo este domingo, 10 de febrero por
ESPN y ESPN Deportes comenzando a las 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
FRESNO, Calif (6 de febrero del 2019) — El campeón mundial súper ligero del Consejo Mundial de Boxeo (CMB), José Ramírez, tiene un par de peleas esta semana.

En el cuadrilátero, el nativo de Avenal, California, defenderá su título mundial súper ligero del CMB contra José “Chon” Zepeda este domingo en el Save Mart Center de Fresno, California. Fuera del cuadrilátero, Ramírez ayudará a recaudar fondos y crear conciencia sobre el cáncer para ayudar a hombres, mujeres y niños que padecen la enfermedad.

Ramírez realizará una visita especial al Community Cancer Institute en Clovis, California, el jueves a la 12:30 p.m., donde se reunirá con pacientes y miembros del personal. Luego subastará sus guantes y uniforme que usará la noche de pelea, y todas las ganancias beneficiarán al Instituto Comunitario de Cáncer. Una parte de todas las ventas de boletos se donará al Community Cancer Institute, y Ramírez y su manejador, Rick Mirigian, también donarán 1,000 boletos a los pacientes del Community Cancer Institute y sus familias.

“Esto no es sólo de boxeo. Estoy orgulloso de dedicar mi pelea contra Zepeda a la lucha contra el cáncer y de trabajar con las grandes personas en el Instituto de Cáncer de la Comunidad,” dijo Ramírez. “Las personas en el Valle Central me han apoyado desde mis días de aficionado, y creo que es importante para mí usar mi plataforma de una manera positiva.”

“Perdí a mis dos abuelos por cáncer. La madre de Rick Mirgian está luchando contra el cáncer. Es una cosa universal. Muchas familias conocen a alguien que está afectado por el cáncer. Cuando alguien tiene cáncer, le pega a toda la familia. Hacer un evento dedicado a personas que padecen cáncer les mostrará que son apoyados y amados.”

El choque titular Ramírez vs. Zepeda y el combate entre el ex campeón mexicano Ray Beltrán y el invicto japonés Hiroki Okada encabezarán una función especial de Top Rank on ESPN a partir de las 7 p.m. ET por ESPN y ESPN Deportes.

Las peleas preliminares del cartel se transmitirán en vivo a partir de las 4 p.m. ET por ESPN+: el nuevo servicio de transmisión de suscripción multideporte, directo al consumidor del segmento Directo al Consumidor e Internacional de The Walt Disney Company en conjunto con ESPN.

En una promoción de Top Rank, los boletos para este evento de campeonato mundial, con un precio de $150, $90, $60, $35 y $25, se pondrán a la venta el lunes 24 de diciembre a las 10 a.m. y se pueden comprar en la boletería del Save Mart Center, Ticketmaster. com, o llamando al 800-745-3000.

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Fiscal General de California Xavier Becerra dio respuesta al Estado de la Unión de Trump

Feb 5, 2019

Fiscal General de California Xavier Becerra dio respuesta al Estado de la Unión de Trump

El Fiscal General de California Xavier Becerra dio respuesta al discurso del Estado de la Unión desde la escuela “C.K. McClatchy High School” en Sacramento capital del estado de California; lugar donde el estudio en su adolescencia.

Este video fue desplegado por medio de Livestream por la cadena Univision para difusión inmediata y concedido por su gabinete de prensa a Bereavision TV.

En el link de Noticieros Bereavision pueden ver este video de respuesta:

Fiscal General de California Xavier Becerra dio respuesta al discurso del Estado de la Unión del Presidente Donald Trump

El Fiscal General de California Xavier Becerra dio respuesta al discurso del Estado de la Unión desde la escuela “C.K. McClatchy High School” en Sacramento capital del estado de California; lugar donde el estudio en su adolescencia. Este video fue desplegado por medio de Livestream por la cadena Univision para difusion inmediata y concedido por su gabinete de prensa a Bereavision TV.

Posted by Noticieros Bereavision on Tuesday, February 5, 2019

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El Estado de la Unión un desplegado de la agenda Trump

Feb 5, 2019

El Estado de la Unión un desplegado de la agenda Trump

“Los muros salvan vidas” dijo Donald Trump en su discurso.

El presidente de Estados Unidos Donald Trump se dirigió a la nación este martes por la noche para rendir cuentas en el Estado de la Unión en medio de un congreso dividido.

Mientras que las mujeres en esta ocasión marcaron la diferencia, lideradas por Nancy Pelosi representantes demócratas femeninas del congreso llegaron vestidas de blanco; que durante el tema migratorio de Trump se notó claramente el rechazo demócrata al muro en la frontera y otros temas del discurso del presidente.

Donald Trump se dirigió primeramente presentando a la primera Dama de los Estados Unidos Melania Trump, además de los legisladores y sus invitados, así como a varios jueces de la Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos. El sentido del discurso dirigido por Trump dijo él, esta basado en la agenda del pueblo americano excluyendo la agenda republicana o demócrata.

Trump inicio su discurso con la bandera de los temas de trabajos para los americanos, comercio justo, revitalizar la infraestructura, reducir el costo del cuidado medico, prescripción de medicinas mas baratas y crear un sistema de inmigración que es seguro, conforme a la ley y moderno; persiguiendo una póliza de relaciones exteriores que vaya por el interés de América primero. Sin dejar de mencionar que durante el último año, se ha logrado un progreso increíble y un éxito extraordinario

Trump especificó que quería que los inmigrantes vinieran en números abundantes; pero que vengan legalmente. Sin dejar de mencionar todo lo negativo del tema migratorio: que la frontera sur era muy peligrosa, que los americanos están pagando el resultado de la inmigración en masa y no disfrutan de sueldos bien remunerados, que los hospitales están llenos y es difícil para los americanos tener acceso; además de escuelas donde los estudiantes ya no caben en las aulas y el crimen más alto.

Números arrojados por el presidente Trump sobre los inmigrantes ilegales:

266,000 arrestos “aliens” criminales

101,000 asaltos

30,000 crímenes sexuales

4,000 muertes

El Estado de la Unión concluyó al rededor de las 7:30 la noche hora de Los Angeles.

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UFC Returns to Nashville with a March 23rd Battle Between Elite Strikers, Exclusively on ESPN+

Feb 5, 2019

UFC® RETURNS TO NASHVILLE WITH A MARCH 23rd BATTLE BETWEEN ELITE STRIKERS, EXCLUSIVELY ON ESPN+

FEATURED BOUTS:

(#4) STEPHEN THOMPSON vs. (#8 – LW) ANTHONY PETTIS

(#4) CURTIS BLAYDES vs. (#10) JUSTIN WILLIS

 

TICKETS FOR MARCH 23rd UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON ESPN+®: THOMPSON vs. PETTIS

AT BRIDGESTONE ARENA GO ON SALE FRIDAY, FEB. 8

Las Vegas – UFC® returns to Nashville, Tenn. for the first time in almost two years with a battle between two of the most elite strikers in UFC history as two-time welterweight title challenger and current No.4-ranked contender Stephen Thompson looks to spoil the 170-pound debut of former UFC lightweight champion Anthony PettisAlso, No.4-ranked heavyweight contender Curtis Blaydes intends to bounce back into the win column by handing Justin Willis his first loss in the UFC. UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON ESPN+®: THOMPSON vs. PETTIS will stream live from Bridgestone Arena exclusively on ESPN+ at 7 p.m. CT/8 p.m. ET on Saturday, March 23, with the ESPN+ prelims kicking off the evening at 4 p.m. CT/5 p.m. ET. Doors open at 3 p.m. CT/4 p.m. ET. All UFC live events on ESPN+ will be available in English and Spanish.

A five-time world champion in kickboxing with an incredible record of 58-0 with over 40 KOs, Thompson (14-3-1, fighting out of Simpsonville, S.C.) is one of the most highly-decorated strikers to ever compete in the UFC. Since joining the UFC in 2012, Thompson compiled a record of 9-3-1, including first-round KOs over former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks and current middleweight champion Robert Whittaker. Now set to compete for this first time in almost a year, Thompson aims to re-enter the championship conversation by securing the sixth post-fight bonus of his career with another highlight-reel KO.

Former lightweight champion and featherweight title challenger Pettis (21-8, fighting out of Milwaukee, Wis.) competes in his third weight class under the UFC banner as he moves up to welterweight in the Octagon for the first time. A third-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do, Pettis has landed some of the most spectacular KOs in UFC history, including back-to-back first-round KOs over Joe Lauzon and Donald Cerrone. Coming off one of the best fights of 2018 against Tony Ferguson in the co-main event of UFC 229, Pettis is eager to return to the Octagon and put on another bonus-winning performance for his fans.

Hoping to kick off 2019 with another long winning streak, Blaydes (10-2, fighting out of Chicago, Ill.) will look to secure his ninth victory by way of KO. A 2012 NJCAA national champion in wrestling, Blaydes smoothly transitioned to MMA and has already defeated legends such as Mark Hunt and Alistair Overeem in his young career. Now, Blaydes aims to insert himself back into the title picture with his sixth win in the Octagon.

Willis (8-1, fighting out of San Jose, Calif.) intends to stay undefeated in the UFC as he prepares to take on the highest-ranked opponent of his career. After losing his first professional fight, Willis has won eight bouts in a row, with four of those victories coming by way of KO. Coming off the biggest win of his career against Hunt, Willis now looks to continue his momentum and work towards his first UFC title shot.

Announced bouts on the card include:

  • No.1-ranked flyweight contender Jussier Formiga (22-5, fighting out of Natal, Brazil) looks to secure his first UFC title shot by being the only man to defeat No.4-ranked Deiveson Figueiredo (15-0, fighting out of Soure, Brazil)
  • No.5-ranked women’s flyweight contender Alexis Davis (19-8, fighting out of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada) intends to defend her spot in line for the title when she battles former Invicta flyweight champion Jennifer Maia (15-5-1, fighting out of Curitiba, Brazil)
  • No.14-ranked women’s strawweight contender Randa Markos (8-7-1, fighting out of Windsor, Ontario, Canada) aims to break into the top-10 with an impressive performance over veteran Angela Hill (8-5, fighting out of San Diego, Calif.)
  • In a flyweight bout, Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series standout Maycee Barber (6-0, fighting out of Denver, Colo.) looks to stay undefeated in her career when she takes on JJ Aldrich (7-2, fighting out of Westminster, Colo.)
  • Both hungry for their first UFC win, Martin Day (8-3, fighting out of Kailua, Hawaii) battles Chris Gutierrez (12-3-1, fighting out of  Littleton, Colo.)
  • The Ultimate Fighter semi-finalist Bryce Mitchell (10-0, fighting out of Searcy, Ark.) looks to stay undefeated as he takes on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series signeeBobby Moffett (14-3, fighting out of Homewood, Ill.)
  • John Makdessi (16-6, fighting out of Montreal, Quebec, Canada) aims to make it three wins in a row when he takes on German prospect Nasrat Haqparast (10-2, fighting out of Hamburg, Germany)

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

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