El portero Dan Kennedy anuncia su retiro del fútbol profesional

Apr 11, 2017

El portero Dan Kennedy anuncia su retiro del fútbol profesional

 

El veterano de la MLS se retira después de registrar 163 partidos jugados, 485 atajadas y 33 partidos sin recibir gol; Kennedy se une a la administración del LA Galaxy y además servirá como analista para las transmisiones de radio del LA Galaxy a través de www.lagalaxy.com

 

LOS ANGELES (Martes, 11 de abril, 2017) – El portero del LA Galaxy Dan Kennedy anunció hoy su retiro del fútbol profesional después de pasar 10 temporadas en Major League Soccer. Durante su carrera, Kennedy jugó para New York MetroStars, Chivas USA, FC Dallas y el LA Galaxy, registrando 163 partidos jugados, 485 atajadas y 33 partidos sin recibir gol.

 

Kennedy ahora se une a las oficinas administrativas del LA Galaxy en una labor de tiempo completo, donde trabajará en la programación y desarrollo juvenil, entre otras funciones. Kennedy también servirá como analista de las transmisiones de radio del LA Galaxy a través de www.lagalaxy.com para partidos en casa y de visitante, además de servir como analista de las transmisiones del LA Galaxy II junto a Joe Tutino.

 

“Estoy inmensamente agradecido por haber pasado 10 años jugando en Major League Soccer”, dijo Kennedy. “Hay un sinnúmero de personas – mis compañeros, entrenadores, aficionados y familiares – que han sido muy influyentes en mi carrera y que me han ayudado a formar algunos de los mejores recuerdos de mi vida. Quiero especialmente agradecer a mis padres, mi hermana, mi esposa Stephanie y a mi hijo Archer, quienes han sido inquebrantables con su apoyo. Me retiro de este deporte orgulloso del tiempo que pasé en esta liga y orgulloso de lo mucho que ha crecido. Estoy emocionado de dar este siguiente paso en mi carrera con el Galaxy mientras dejo atrás mi tiempo dentro de las canchas”.

 

Nacido en Fullerton, California, Kennedy asistió a El Dorado High School en Placentia antes de asistir a University of California, Santa Barbará, donde se convirtió en el portero más exitoso en la historia de la universidad. Kennedy es el líder de UCSB en partidos sin recibir gol (34), victorias (63), y promedio de goles en contra (.55) en una temporada y llevó al equipo de la universidad a la final de la Division I Men’s College Cup en 2004.

 

Kennedy hizo su debut profesional con Puerto Rico Islanders (USL) en 2005, ganando honores al Novato del Año de la USL ese mismo año. Después de unirse al Municipal de Chile, donde registró el mayor porcentaje de goles en contra en la primera división chilena en una temporada con el club, Kennedy regresó a California tras unirse a Chivas USA en un intercambio. Kennedy vistió la playera de Chivas USA del 2008-2014, convirtiéndose en el jugador con más partidos jugados para el club (144), partidos como titular (142), atajadas (451), partidos sin recibir gol (28), y minutos jugados (12,764).

 

El portero fue elegido como la primera selección en general por FC Dallas en el Draft de Dispersión de Chivas USA después de que el club dejara de existir al finalizar la temporada 2014. Jugó para FC Dallas en el 2015, disputando 16 partidos con un porcentaje de goles en contra de 1.19 y además registrando 30 atajadas.

 

Kennedy se unió al LA Galaxy previo a la temporada 2016 de la MLS, registrando dos partidos como titular y tres partidos jugados en la temporada regular de la MLS.

 

LA Galaxy regresará a la acción este sábado, 15 de abril cuando el equipo viaje a Orlando para disputar un partido ante Orlando City SC en el Orlando City Stadium a las 12 p.m. PT en vivo por FOX y FOX Deportes.

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Mario Barrios Battles Nicaragua’s Nelson Lara in Main Event of of Premier Boxing Champion

Apr 11, 2017
Unbeaten Rising Contender Mario Barrios Battles Nicaragua’s Nelson Lara in Main Event of of Premier Boxing Champions TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 & BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes Tuesday, April 25
From Fitz Tunica Casino & Hotelin Tunica, Mississippi
 
Plus! 2012 Mexican Olympian Oscar Molina Takes on Exciting Welterweight Levan Ghvamichava in Co-Main Event
 
Tickets on Sale Now!
TUNICA, MS (April 11, 2017) – Undefeated rising contender Mario Barrios (18-0, 10 KOs) will face Nicaragua’s Nelson Lara (17-7-4, 9 KOs) in a 10-round super lightweight attraction that headlines Premier Boxing Champions TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 and BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes Tuesday, April 25 from the Fitz Tunica Casino & Hotel in Tunica, Mississippi.
Televised coverage begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and features a 10-round matchup of exciting welterweights as once-beaten Oscar Molina (13-1-1, 10 KOs) takes on Georgia’s Levan Ghvamichava (17-3-1, 13 KOs) in a 10-round showdown.
“I’m excited to be back on FS1 and FOX Deportes for this fight,” said Barrios. “This is a great platform for young fighters to show their talents and that’s what I plan on doing April 25. Everyone tune-in to see me put on a great performance and for an exciting night of fights from Tunica.”
“I’m very excited to fight once again in the U.S. and on FS1 and FOX Deportes,” said Lara. “I’m grateful to TGB Promotions for the opportunity. Mario Barrios is a very skilled, young, undefeated prospect, however I have faced much better competition and will be well prepared for victory on April 25.”
Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by TGB Promotions, start at $20 and are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased through the Fitz Gift Shop or Ticketmaster at www.Ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000.
“This show epitomizes what the Premier Boxing Champions series on FS1 and FOX Deportes is all about – young, hungry boxers making the climb to the top,” said Tom Brown, President of TGB Promotions. “We’ve watched Mario Barrios grow up in the ring. His fight against tough veteran Nelson Lara represents another big step in his progression. Oscar Molina is shifting from 154 pounds to 147 pounds and will face one of the toughest challenges of his career when he takes on rugged Levan Ghvamichava. This is a fan-friendly card that promises plenty of excitement.”
Standing more than six feet tall, the 21-year-old Barrios won his first 12-round fight last July when he defeated Devis Boschiero after winning seven times in a busy 2015 campaign. The San-Antonio native followed up that victory with stoppage wins over Claudio Rosendo Tapia last December and Yardley Suarez in March to run his record to a perfect 18 wins in his first 18 pro starts.
Originally from Nicaragua but now fighting out of Costa Rica, Lara was unbeaten in 17 of his first 18 pro fights after turning pro in 2004. Lara enters this bout having won his last two contests by stoppage including his most recent triumph in March. Lara will fight in the U.S. for the third time as a pro in a career that has seen him enter the ring in six different countries.
Molina, of Norwalk, Calif., just east of Los Angeles, was a 2012 Mexican Olympian who tore through his opposition after turning professional in 2013, registering knockouts in 10 of his 14 fights.  The 27-year-old fought 10-round draw with Dominque Dolton last year before losing an exciting contest against 154-pound world champion Jarrett Hurd. Now fighting at 147-pounds, Molina will look to climb the ranks in his new division.
Ghvamichava returns to the ring in Tunica after a dropping a split decision to top contender Yordenis Ugas in February. Priot to that, the 31-year-old had delivered a sensational knockout of Breidis Prescott last July. Trained by Virgil Hunter in California, Ghvamichava is originally from Poti, Georgia. He carried a five-fight winning streak from 2014 to 2015 that included wins over previously unbeaten fighters Chris Singleton and Jonathan Garcia plus veterans Cosme Rivera and Sergio Reyes.
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Rayados con rumbo a la Liguilla

Apr 11, 2017

Rayados con rumbo a la Liguilla

Edwin Cardona vive buen momento con el Monterrey

El Monterrey quiere reafirmar el buen momento que vive en el Clausura 2017 de la Liga BBVA Bancomer con un triunfo ante Santos que los enfile rumbo a la Liguilla.

La mentalidad del Plantel de Rayados está enfocada en obtener buenos resultados en el cierre de la campaña para lograr la clasificación y pelear por un nuevo título, reconoce Edwin Cardona.

“Tenemos una oportunidad de estar en la Liguilla y después pensar en las Finales. Tenemos que apuntar a la Liguilla”, dijo el mediocampista en conferencia de prensa en el Centro de Entrenamiento BBVA Bancomer El Barrial.

Durante los últimos cotejos, el playera ’10’ se ha consolidado como estandarte de los albiazules con destacadas actuaciones individuales para alcanzar los logros deportivos grupales.

“Es constante del trabajo. Tienes que trabajar y esforzarte cada día más, mejorar, saber qué hace falta. Trato de hacer lo mejor para aportar el máximo al Equipo”, comentó en primera instancia.

“Uno tiene que superarse así mismo,hacer las cosas de la mejor manera. Me siento muy bien, pero sé que no he logrado lo que he querido. Uno tiene que soñar cada día en grande, estar cada día mejor”, recalcó.

Cortesia: Club Monterrey

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Valdez, Ramirez, Magdaleno ante la prensa este jueves

Apr 11, 2017

LOS CAMPEONES MUNDIALES INVICTOS

OSCAR VALDEZ,

GILBERTO RAMIREZ Y JESSIE MAGDALENO

EN ENTRENAMIENTO PARA PRENSA

 

¡Este Jueves! 13 de abril a las 12:00 del mediodía Pacifico

Magnifico Gym en South Gate, California

 

Dentro de 12 días expondrán sus títulos mundiales;

En vivo por Pago por evento desde StubHub Center

 

            LOS ANGELES, California – Los campeones mundiales invictos de la Organizacion Mundial de Boxeo (WBO) Oscar Valdez, Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez y Jessie Magdaleno quienes se están preparando para exponer sus respectivas coronas el sábado 22 de abril en el StubHub Center se presentaran en un entrenamiento para los medios de comunicaciones este jueves 13 de abril en el Magnifico Gym, localizado en el 9201 California Avenue de South Gate, Californiam, 90280. La cita es las 12:00 del mediodía y los boxeadores hablaran antes de iniciar el entrenamiento.

Valdez (22-0, 19 KOs) de Nogales, Sonora, México expondrá su corona de peso pluma de la OMB por segunda ocasión ante el clasificado número uno de la OMB Miguel Marriaga (25-1, 21 KOs) de Arjona, Colombia; Ramírez (34-0, 24 KOs) de Mazatlán, Sinaloa, México, expondrá su corona de peso supermediano de la OMB por primera vez ante el clasificado mundial Maksim Bursak (33-4-1, 15 KOs), de Kiev, Ucrania; Magdaleno (24-0, 17 KOs) de Las Vegas, Nevada expondrá su campeonato de peso pluma junior ante el brasileño Adeilson Dos Santos (18-2, 14 KOs) de San Paulo, Brasil.

El medallista olímpico de Estados Unidos Shakur Stevenson estará haciendo su debut profesional como parte de las peleas que serán televisadas por pago por evento.

Promovido por Top Rank en asociación con All Star Boxing, Zapari Boxing Promotions y Antonio Leonard Production la función se realizara el sábado 22 de abril en el StubHub Center de Carson, California y será producida y distribuida por Top Rank Rank Pay-Per-View.

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CONCACAF y IMG Academy se Unen para Presentar el Campeonato de Niños Sub-15

Apr 11, 2017
CONCACAF y IMG Academy se Unen para Presentar el Campeonato de Niños Sub-15 de CONCACAF 2017 en Bradenton, Florida
El campeonato se jugará del 13 al 19 de agosto en las instalaciones deportivas de clase mundial

Miami (martes, 11 de abril de 2017) – La Confederación de Norte, Centroamérica, y el Caribe de Fútbol Asociación (CONCACAF) y IMG Academy anunciaron hoy un acuerdo para celebrar el Campeonato de Niños Sub-15 de CONCACAF 2017 en el campus de IMG, el cual es conocido mundialmente, y está ubicado en Bradenton, Florida.

Para el campeonato, que se llevará a cabo del 13 al 19 de agosto de este año, se espera una participación record, de jugadores juveniles de las Asociaciones Miembro de CONCACAF, ya que los países de Norteamérica, Centroamérica y el Caribe competirán en un formato diseñado para proporcionar una valiosa experiencia competitiva a jugadores y equipos de la categoría de edad internacional más joven de CONCACAF. Se espera que las 40 Asociaciones Miembro elegibles de CONCACAF participen en el campeonato.

“La misión principal de CONCACAF es ofrecer las mejores plataformas y el mejor ambiente para el desarrollo de los jugadores jóvenes de nuestra región, por lo que estamos encantados de llevar este importante torneo de desarrollo juvenil a las instalaciones de clase mundial de IMG”, dijo Philippe Moggio, Secretario General de CONCACAF.” Con un gran interés de participar por de parte nuestras Asociaciones Miembro, podemos esperar una gran experiencia para los jugadores y aficionados de toda la región”.

IMG Academy se encuentra en un área de más de 550 hectáreas y cuenta con más de 20 campos multi-deportivos, 50 canchas de tenis, un estadio con capacidad para 5,000 aficionados, dos salas de pesas de 10,000 pies cuadrados y salas residenciales y alojamientos para atletas e invitados. El campus de IMG proporciona un entorno ideal para entrenar y competir, para todos los equipos Sub-15 de CONCACAF.

Además de proporcionar unas instalaciones de clase mundial, IMG Academy también ofrecerá formación y programación de desarrollo para los atletas, entrenadores y árbitros. La programación podrá incluir educación de entrenadores, desarrollo de liderazgo de atletas, desarrollo de árbitros y entrenamiento de percepción cognitiva y visual.

“Nos sentimos honrados de haber sido seleccionados como anfitriones de este prestigioso evento, y esperamos poder darle la bienvenida a CONCACAF y a sus Asociaciones Miembro a nuestro campus y comunidad”, dijo Chip McCarthy, Co-director Ejecutivo de IMG Academy. “Además de nuestro papel como anfitriones, nos complace ofrecer servicios de nuestro programa de desarrollo atlético y personal que desarrolla a nuestros estudiantes-atletas, aprendices y profesionales durante todo el año. Nuestra misión de ayudar a los atletas de todos los niveles a alcanzar todo su potencial se alinea perfectamente con CONCACAF y con las oportunidades que ofrecen a sus atletas”.

Naciones de toda la región de CONCACAF ya han firmado para participar en el torneo, el cual esta diseñado para fomentar el desarrollo de jugadores juveniles de toda la Confederación, así como para promover la competencia a nivel internacional para todas las Asociaciones Miembro – incluyendo aquellas para las cuales existen pocas oportunidades de competencia a esa edad.  El formato de la competición, el calendario y la lista de Asociaciones Miembro participantes serán anunciados a medida que se acerca el torneo.

Honduras capturó la versión inaugural del Campeonato de Niños Sub-15 de CONCACAF en 2013, superando un campo de 22 equipos en las Islas Caimán

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Andre Ward vs. Sergey Kovalev 2: “The Rematch” New York Press Conference and Tickets On Sale

Apr 11, 2017

ANDRE WARD VS. SERGEY KOVALEV 2: “THE REMATCH”

PRESALE ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12

TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY, APRIL 14

 

NEW YORK PRESS CONFERENCE

VIDEO, PHOTOS AND QUOTES

Photo Credit: Roc Nation Sports/Khristopher Sandifer

Video Credit: Roc Nation Sports/Main Events

 

NEW YORK, NY (April 10, 2017) – On Monday at Le Parker Meridien in New York City, Unified Light Heavyweight World Champion Andre “SOG” Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) and former Unified Light Heavyweight World Champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs) formally addressed the media on their highly-anticipated rematch on Saturday, June 17 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The championship event, presented by Corona Extra, will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.

 

TIDAL members will have access to a special presale beginning on Wednesday, April 12 at 1:00 p.m. ET/ 10:00 a.m. PT. Members can find details for purchasing tickets by visiting TIDAL.com/WardKovalev or by logging in to their TIDAL accounts via web browser, desktop app or mobile app.

 

Fans already enrolled for email updates on MainEvents.com will receive an email with the presale information. Anyone interested in receiving the presale code can sign up for email updates at www.mainevents.com.

 

M life Rewards loyalty members, Ticketmaster and AXS/AEG customers will receive access to a pre-sale scheduled from Wednesday, April 12 at 10:00 a.m. PT to Friday, April 14 at 9:59 a.m. PT. To join the M life Rewards program, or for more information, visit mlife.com.

 

Tickets for Ward-Kovalev 2: “The Rematch” go on sale to the public on Friday, April 14 at 1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m. PT. Tickets priced at $1,255, $755, $505, $355, $255 and $105 not including applicable service charges will be available on axs.com and at the Mandalay Bay Events Center box office.

 

Below is what the fighters and dais guests had to say at the press conference:

 

Andre “S.O.G.” Ward – Unified Light Heavyweight World Champion

 

“I want to thank everybody for coming out today – the media, obviously, HBO, Peter Nelson and their whole team, these guys work tirelessly to get these kinds of things done. I appreciate my team, James Prince, Josh Dubin, Roc Nation and everyone at Roc Nation, JAY Z, Juan and Desiree Perez, Michael Yormark. It’s important to have a good team. We talk a lot about fighting, we talk all about matchups, but when we talk about support, it’s frowned upon. When we see fighters 10, 15, 20 years from now shuffling in a room, nothing to show what they fought for, that’s okay. By the grace of God and by way of my team, that’s not going to happen to me.

 

“Unfortunately, there’s perception and there’s reality. Perception is every one thing that’s written, every opinion but as you grow and learn this business, it’s not about perception. Nobody can point to a fight where I turned. Not one point. That’s not in my track record. So, I don’t mind the perception. I don’t care about Instagram. This is chess, not checkers. You can make all the rules you want to make, but it’s about the checkmate. That’s when the game is over.

 

“My team is working on life after boxing. Educating me on the ins and outs. A lot of people talk about money, but they don’t talk about the upside. They’re not talking about the personal sponsorships for the fight, and your obligations for the sponsorship. They’re not talking about the television rights and foreign rights, the merchandise. ‘Be tough, keep focus, destroy the fight’. I’m not with that man. I want the whole thing, I want to understand everything. The fight is not the end.

 

“They have to understand, there’s nothing scary about this man. You realize we just fought 12 rounds four months ago? Everyone wants to highlight the knockdown, that’s probably one of the most beautiful moments of my career. And did you guys see the other 10 rounds? Nobody’s talking about that. But that’s what makes us who we are. It’s hard concrete down there, we don’t want to fall. We’ve got another drive, we’ve got another gear we’ve got to tap into when we hit adversity and hit the cannons. You guys saw that, in the biggest moment of my career.

 

“I didn’t get to where I’m at because there’s something unique about me. I didn’t get to this point by happenstance. Some may not like it, but you got to respect it. You don’t have to, but we’ve earned the position that we have. We don’t mind being understated. The fight is academic. When my team green-lighted it, I said go ahead and announce it. The reality is, you’ve got to see me on June 17. That’s the reality of the situation. I love to talk, it’s all good. We knocked heads for 12 rounds, that’s the reality of the situation. He felt me, he knows. On June 17, that’s how we’re going to do. We’re going to get started a little early. Whether you’re with me, or whether you’re against me, tune in. Appreciate everybody’s time. Don’t miss this fight, June 17. You got what you asked for.”

 

Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev – Former Unified Light Heavyweight World Champion 

 

“Hello everyone. I am thankful the fight will take place on June 17. Well, will take place on paper for now. I’m appreciative of my team and Team Ward that this fight will actually happen. I want to apologize to my fans for my performance the last time but we’re going to get this squared either way. We’re going to see who is the best fighter. I’m very excited for June 17. The only thing I hope is that a week or two before the fight, Andre Ward does not get injured and he has enough balls to come out and fight me on June 17.”

 

Michael Yormark – Roc Nation President & Chief of Branding and Strategy

 

“Legacies are built on seminal moments. When the lights shine brightest, when the challenge seems insurmountable, when the eyes of the world are on you – that is when great athletes see the rarest of opportunities to shape their legacy, to ensure that their name lives on. Evander Holyfield said, ‘a champion shows who he is by what he does when he’s tested’. Back in November the two best pound-for-pound fighters in the world tested each other like they had never been tested before in their careers. On that night, World Champion Andre Ward faced a defining moment and countered with an epic comeback victory over Sergey Kovalev. After that showdown, there was a lot of talk, a lot of debate, a lot of speculation, a lot of excuses. But on June 17 we put all of that talk to bed, because Ward-Kovalev 2: “The Rematch” is officially on, and from this day forward there will be no excuses.

 

“Andre Ward is the best boxer in the world – there is simply no debate. He is undefeated, breathlessly talented, and has gladly taken on any fighter with the guts to face him. For Andre, this fight represents the final nail in the coffin for the rest of this division and his would-be competitors, and the latest feat in a career that can only be defined as flawless. For Sergey, he has a lot to prove, which may be why he’s been so, let’s call it active on social media. After falling short in November, Sergey has become his own personal hype machine. In one of his latest tweets he demanded Andre, ‘pray to me’. Sergey, I think what you were trying to say was ‘pray for me’, which we all will do before you get back into the ring with Andre on June 17.

 

“We return to Las Vegas where all big fights belong, live at the Mandalay Bay Events Center and on HBO Pay-Per-View. Roc Nation is proud to be the lead promoter of this global event, presented by Corona Extra and powered by Monster Products. This event would not have been possible without the support of Richard Sturm and Sid Greenfeig of MGM, and HBO’s Peter Nelson and Tony Walker – I’d like to take this opportunity to specifically thank them. MGM and HBO are synonymous with the biggest and best boxing events and Roc Nation is honored to be working in partnership with them for yet another historic fight. I’d also like to thank our chairman JAY Z and President of Roc Nation Sports Juan Perez for their support of this sure to be epic event. Additionally, a big thank you to our presenting partner Corona Extra, as well as Monster Products. I would also like to acknowledge Le Parker Meridien for their support and hosting us here today. Despite what you read in some corners of the boxing world, this rematch was always inevitable, both fighters wanted it, both promoters wanted it and I would be remiss if I did not sincerely thank Main Events and Kathy and Nicole Duva for their professionalism and class in negotiating and finalizing the June 17 fight. Last but certainly not least thank you to Team Ward – Andre, James Prince, Josh Dubin and Virgil Hunter – not only for once again putting your unblemished, championship record on the line under the bright lights of Sin City, but for being incredible partners throughout this process and the best ambassadors the sport of boxing could possibly ask for. Thank you.”

 

Kathy Duva – CEO of Main Events

 

“Thank you, HBO, thank you Le Parker Meridien, Mandalay Bay and of course our sponsors, Corona and Monster. I’ll make it short and sweet. My greatest hope for June 17 is that the winner wins this time. Sergey’s going to do everything in his power to make sure there’s no question on who that is.

 

“I expect he’s going to show us all how to get your titles back. And here he is, future light heavyweight champ of the world, Sergey Kovalev.”

 

James Prince – Manager of Andre Ward

 

“I’d like to thank God for this opportunity, HBO, Peter Nelson. I’d like to thank Roc Nation, who has stood by us 1000%, solid as a Roc. We’re looking forward to this fight coming up, David versus Goliath, part two. Like I said, the last time, and I reiterate the same thing because not much has changed, we’ve cracked the code. Sergey, your code has been cracked, we know who you are now. Come June 17, you will see one of the greatest fights ever. As I stated earlier in the interview with HBO, don’t be surprised if Kovalev gets knocked out this fight. Don’t you be surprised. So, we look forward to that moment and I notice that you’ve been real vocal about a lot of things, but you need to know, we don’t have no fear. So, understand that, once again, the United States will be victorious against Russia as always.”

 

Josh Dubin – Manager of Andre Ward

 

“This industry, unfortunately, has some nasty, ugly people in it that say and do nasty things and show their behind too much. A lot of the things you hear about our beautiful sport is true. I’m so fortunate to have been blessed by kings, that have enriched my life, to be able to grow and get to know these men. James Prince and Andre Ward have been all class and dignity and professional. They don’t need to tell you what you think might sell a fight, or what you think people might want to hear, but just what’s real. What a breath of fresh air. I thank both of you for enriching my life and allowing me to grow on this journey with you.

 

“We’re always hearing about role models, and why aren’t athletes role models – well look no further. You’ve got a family man who is spiritual, you can’t bait him and get him to say what you think he should say or want him to say because you curse him out on social media. We’re not into all that, these are kings over here. You can keep tweeting on your phone over there, but we won already. We won in life, we won in this sport, and we’re just going to continue winning. This is a formality at this point. A formality. So, you can cry and complain and all that, but that’s what bullies do when they don’t get their way. Bullies make excuses, bullies try to intimidate when they don’t get their way. Bullies of all sorts, in the ring and in business. Well, you didn’t get your way, you ain’t getting your way and you’re not going to get your way. Period. The reason that probably is, if we bring in spirituality, is the moral arc of the universe does bend towards good and greatness and kings. So, with that, I say this: you want to tune in to this one, because you’ll want to be able to say, ‘I got to see the best fighter to ever walk in the ring, fight again and conquer again’. Don’t miss it. Thank you.”

 

Daniel Bagdasarov – Egis Klimas’s Assistant

 

“I want to thank the media and MGM. He’s happy about the rematch and that it actually happened. We’re excited about it, we’re ready. Thank you to all the promotions that have gone into the fight, thank you HBO for making this happen. Thank you so much.”

 

Peter Nelson – Executive Vice President, HBO Sports

 

“I want to thank all the media for being here, this fight came together initially because of what you asked for. First and foremost, I want to thank the fighters, Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev. The two of them at the zenith of their careers and the apex of their undefeated records deciding to get in the ring against one another, and that’s exactly the expectation that fight fans should have. It’s something to be celebrated and we’re excited we are going to have the rematch on June 17.

 

“Again, these two men decided they want to step up and fight each other, the controversy of time when a lot of fighters walk the other way from one another. Some fights, they’re so good, the fighters earn each other’s respect. Some fights are so great that the fighters earn each other’s disrespect. I’ll let all of you decide which one this is.

 

“I think that what we’ve seen over the past few months is people arguing more and more about who actually won that fight. Again, the credit is to the fighters because every second of the first fight, they were there to compete. Every second of this rematch, they’re going to be there again. There is too much at stake, in terms of legacy and in terms of pound stature, in terms of this moment and the future. What we know to expect is that on June 17, the stuff of HBO PPV legend gets made. Sergey Kovalev and champion Andre Ward are going to do everything in their power to bring home the belt.”

 

 

Ward vs. Kovalev 2: “The Rematch, a 12-round mega-fight for the WBO/IBF/WBA Light Heavyweight World Championships, is presented by Roc Nation Sports, Main Events, Andre Ward Promotions, Krusher Promotions and Corona Extra, and is sponsored by Monster Products and Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The championship event takes place Saturday, June 17 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.

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LA Galaxy viaja a Florida para enfrentar a Orlando City SC el sábado

Apr 11, 2017

LA Galaxy viaja a Florida para enfrentar a Orlando City SC el sábado en vivo por FOX

 

LOS ANGELES (Lunes, 10 de abril, 2017) – LA Galaxy (2-3-0, 6 puntos) viajará para disputar un partido en Florida ante Orlando City SC este sábado, 15 de abril a las 12 p.m. PT transmitido en vivo a nivel nacional por FOX y Fox Deportes.

 

LA Galaxy registró su primera victoria en el StubHub Center el viernes pasado con una victoria de 2-0 sobre el Montreal Impact. Goles de Romain Alessandrini – su tercer gol en los últimos tres partidos – y de Jermain Jones le dieron al Galaxy los tres puntos en casa, en una noche en la que Clement Diop registró su primer partido en la MLS sin recibir goles.

 

En dos partidos ante Orlando City SC en todos los tiempos, el Galaxy cuenta con un récord de 1-1-0. El partido marcará la primera ocasión en la que Galaxy juegue en el Orlando City Stadium, enfrentando a Orlando previamente en el Camping World Stadium (antes conocido como el Orlando Citrus Bowl). En el partido más reciente entre ambos, Galaxy derrotó a Orlando 4-2 con un doblete de Giovani dos Santos el año pasado en el StubHub Center.

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