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Guerrero Thrills Crowd with Show Closing KO

Salisbury, MD – In his first main event Fernando “The Salisbury Sensation” Guerrero improved to 14-0 when he made Brian Norman (17-9, 5 KOs) his twelfth knockout victim. Earlier in the night Fernando’s older brother, Alex, won his professional debut by majority decision, while Shawn Porter, Farah Ennis and Dominic Wade all picked up victories as well. Coming into his ... Read More »

WEIGHTS FROM SAILSBURY, MD

Fernando Guerrero 164.5 Brian Norman 166 Farah Ennis 167.5 Bobby Jordan 168 Shawn Porter 157 Opponent was changed to Brandon Wooten- he had not arrived yet Anthony Cannon 164.5 Dominic Wade 163.5 Derrick Ennis 154 Opponent did not weigh in Alex Guerrero 190 Rodicka Ray 201 Read More »

Fernando “The Salisbury Sensation” Guerrero Headlines “Boxing’s Future Champions”

Salisbury, MD -This Friday undefeated middleweight prospect Fernando “The Salisbury Sensation” Guerrero (13-0, 11 KOs) will return to his hometown of Salisbury, Maryland, as a headliner. Guerrero, who has fought twice in Salisbury on the under card, will be making his main event debut. Even though he carried the previous two hometown fights in terms of ticket sales, becoming a ... Read More »

Manny Pacquiao-Ricky Hatton: With A Little Help From My Friends

The Manny Pacquiao-Ricky Hatton tussle has all the hallmarks of a mega-fight. Hatton is virtually his own sports franchise in England, while Manny Pacquiao was just named as one of “The World’s Most Influential People” by TIME Magazine. While Hatton’s hooligan’s plunk down hard earned pounds to fly to America and see their hero, some from the Philippians believe Pacquiao ... Read More »

The Boxing Gutter Has a Silver Lining

Sometimes viewing the schedule of boxing events the world over I am taken aback by what passes for a legitimate show in some places. Here are a couple of shows that I cannot believe were allowed to go forward. On April 30th Kwanthai Chor Nor Pattalung (22-0-1, KOs 12) will be fighting on the under card of Poonsawat Kratingdaenggym (37-1, ... Read More »

THREE GREAT BOUTS UNDER THE RADAR

As the world awaits the May 2nd HBO PPV Manny Pacquiao-Ricky Hatton mega-fight showdown there are other important matches popping up on the schedule that are getting the media’s cold shoulder. With that in mind, I’d like to highlight three upcoming matches that are set in stone in my date book, on my Tivo or if they are blacked out ... Read More »

Mack inches closer towards title shot with decision over Henry

Salisbury, Maryland- ESPN2’s “Friday Night Fights” featured an action packed card that resulted in Yusaf Mack (27-2-2, 16 KOs) picking up the NABF light heavyweight title with a split decision victory over Chris Henry (23-2, 18 KOs). While local Fernando Guerrero (13-0, 11 KOs) and Akron’s Shawn Porter (5-0, 4 KOs) picked up tougher than expected wins in front of ... Read More »

Henry – Mack weigh-in report

Salisbury, Maryland- Tonight Fernando Guerrero (12-0, 11 KOs) will return to his hometown for the first time since his ShoBox victory on October 3rd, facing off with upset-minded Gabriel Rosado (10-2, 6 KOs) on ESPN2’s “Friday Night Fight” series. The action begins on television at 9pm and will be broadcast live from the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center. The last ... Read More »

Fernado Guerrero to return on February 6 on ESPN 2

Fruitland, Maryland- Just a few weeks ago Fernando Guerrero (12-0, KOs 11) dominated Ernesto Zemora (16-17, KOs 12) via second round knockout. Now he is ready to swap leather again. In front of host of locals, media and former boxers Guerrero announced that he will do battle on February 6th at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center in his hometown ... Read More »

Guerrero back in action this Saturday on Prize fight card

Fresh off of his two round domination of Gevonte Davis (3-2-1, KOs 2) last Saturday on the undercard of the Jermain Taylor-Jeff Lacy match, Fernando Guerrero (11-0, KOs 10) is jumping back into the ring this Saturday against Ernesto Zamora (16-16, KOs 12). The bout will be in Tunica, Mississippi, as part of the “Fights at the Fitz” boxing series. ... Read More »

De La Rosa squeaks by Coleman

Salisbury, Maryland- The Showtime boxing series, ShoBox: The New Generation at its best is a stage for the best up-and-coming talent to showcase their skills in clashes that determine which fighters remain “blue chip” prospects and which get knocked back down to the club level circuit. The series does not always live up to this high mark of excellence, but ... Read More »

Guerrero – Watson Overview

SALISBURY, MD- Maryland prospects Fernando Guerrero (9-0, 9 KOs) and Tim “Pit Bull” Coleman (14-0-1, 3 KOs), take center stage this Friday, October 3rd, on Showtime with coverage beginning live at 11pm. Guerrero, who is fighting in his adopted hometown of Salisbury (via the Dominican Republic) and Coleman who hails from Baltimore, will have stiff challenges as they take on ... Read More »

Shawn Porter to Make Pro Debut This Friday

SALISBURY, MD- Elite amateur Shawn Porter will be making his pro debut this Friday, October 3rd when he takes on fellow first time professional boxer Mike Wyatt. The bout will be a part of the ShoBox card, but this match is not scheduled to be televised. As an amateur Porter made quite a name for himself as a former World ... Read More »