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PROMISING FEATHERWEIGHT PROSPECT JULIAN RAMIREZ AND UNDEFEATED HEAVYWEIGHTS DOMINIC BREAZEALE AND GERALD WASHINGTON TO ROUND OUT ANTONIO OROZCO VS. MIGUEL ANGEL HUERTA UNDERCARD ON FRIDAY, JAN. 24 AT FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO IN INDIO, CALIF.

INDIO, CALIF. (Jan. 13, 2014) – The full undercard lineup for the Jan. 24 installment of FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes’ Golden Boy Live! Series headlined by Antonio Orozco vs. Miguel Angel Huerta has been announced. The night of fights at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. will feature featherweight phenomenon Julian “El Camaron” Ramirez in a co-main ... Read More »

OFFICIAL STATEMENTS REGARDING POSTPONEMENT OF FEBRUARY 15 REMATCH BETWEEN JHONNY GONZALEZ AND ABNER MARES

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LOS ANGELES, CALIF. (Jan. 7, 2014) – Following a rib injury suffered in training, former three-division world champion Abner Mares has been forced to withdraw from his Saturday, Feb. 15 rematch with WBC Featherweight Champion Jhonny Gonzalez, causing a postponement of the entire SHOWTIME® televised event at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. A new date for the rematch will be ... Read More »

Mares hurts rib; rematch with Gonzalez postponed

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Former two division world champion Abner Mares injured a rib during sparring and his February 15th rematch with the man who took his Featherweight title Jhonny Gonzalez will have to be postponed according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “I got a call from directly Abner [on Monday afternoon] and he said that he suffered a rib injury last week in ... Read More »

Jhonny Gonzalez to rematch Abner Mares on February 15

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, WBC Featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez will defend against the man he won it from, Abner Mares on February 15th at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Gonzalez stopped Mares in the 1st round on August 24th. “We did get an email confirmation from Jhonny Gonzalez’s promoter, Oswaldo Kuchle, saying that they accepted the terms,” said ... Read More »

Mares to take immediate rematch against Gonzalez

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, former three division world champion Abner Mares will invoke his rematch clause and will face Jhonny Gonzalez next despite being knocked out in the first round last Saturday night. “When we prepared the contract with Golden Boy, I made sure we had a rematch clause,” Frank Espinoza, Mares’ manager, told ESPN.com on Thursday. Espinoza ... Read More »

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Saturday in Carson, Calif., Jhonny Gonzalez floored Abner Mares with a left-hook lead in the third minute of their featherweight title match then stopped Mares at 2:55 of round 1, scoring the sort of delightful upset that makes prizefighting a dasher of corporate plans and the corporate-minded folks that plan them. Saturday’s plan was to continue a coronation of Mares, ... Read More »

Gonzalez shocks Mares with 1st round stoppage

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Jhonny Gonzalez scored a shocking 1st round knockout over previously undefeated Abner Mares to recapture the WBC Featherweight title at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Gonzalez landed a crushing left hook to the jaw that sent Mares sprawling on his back. Mares was clarly hurt but tried to fight back instead of holding until he got caught with another ... Read More »

Opportunity Knocks: Mares can enhance his pound-for-pound credentials against Gonzalez

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Abner Mares defies traditional categories, perhaps because he’s nimble enough to switch from one to the other quickly and sometimes seamlessly. Within a single fight, he moves from skill to skill, category to category, like an actor changing costumes. From brawler to boxer, from puncher to careful tactician, Mares has a variety of roles he employs for every situation. His ... Read More »

FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES: ABNER MARES & JHONNY GONZALEZ, VICTOR TERRAZAS & LEO SANTA CRUZ, GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS PRESIDENT OSCAR DE LA HOYA, ANTONIO OROZCO, DOMINIC BREAZEALE, JOSEPH “JO JO” DIAZ JR. & MORE

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CARSON, CALIF. (Aug. 22, 2013) – Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions hosted the final press conference Thursday for the outstanding fight card that will take place this Saturday, Aug. 24, on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING live on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT, immediately following the series premiere of ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Canelo) and SHOWTIME EXTREME (8 p.m. ... Read More »

ABNER MARES & JHONNY GONZALEZ, VICTOR TERRAZAS & LEO SANTA CRUZ,DOMINIC BREAZEALE & JOSEPH DIAZ JR. TUESDAY’S MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES

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CARSON, CALIF. (Aug. 21, 2013) – Six of the fighters who’ll compete this Saturday, Aug. 24, on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING live on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT, Immediately following the series premiere of ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Canelo) and SHOWTIME EXTREME (8 p.m. ET/PT) worked out for the media Tuesday at a jam-packed Fabela Chavez Boxing Center in Carson, ... Read More »

CALIFORNIA KIDS HIGHLIGHTED ON SHOWTIME EXTREME® THIS SATURDAY, AUGUST 24 OLYMPIANS DOMINIC BREAZEALE AND JOSEPH DIAZ JR. JOINED BY UNDEFEATED ANTONIO OROZCO AT STUBHUB CENTER

CARSON, CALIF. (Aug. 21, 2013) – Rising junior welterweight star Antonio “Relentless” Orozco and two highly regarded members of the Olympic class of 2012, Joseph “Jo Jo” Diaz Jr. and Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale will get a glimpse of the national spotlight this Saturday, Aug. 24 when they step into the ring at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., live on SHOWTIME ... Read More »

WBC FEATHERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION ABNER MARES TO DEFEND HIS CROWN AGAINST FORMER WORLD CHAMPION JHONNY GONZALEZ AND FORMER IBF BANTAMWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION LEO SANTA CRUZ SEEKS SECOND WORLD TITLE WHEN HE FACES WBC SUPER BANTAMWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION VICTOR TERRAZAS

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LOS ANGELES (July 11, 2013) – On the verge of becoming boxing’s next superstar, Three-Time, Three-Division World Champion and current WBC Featherweight World Champion Abner Mares has remarkably won three divisional world titles in less than two years. On Saturday, August 24, he will return home to Southern California to defend his title against a man hungry to take that ... Read More »

Mares – Gonzalez; Santa Cruz – Terrazas doubleheader almost set

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com an intriguing August 24th title doubleheader is in the works that will pit WBC Featherweight champion Abner Mares against former champion Jhonny Gonzalez and Leo Santa Cruz battling Victor Terrazas for the latter’s Bantamweight crown in Carson, California that will be broadcasted on Showtime. “There are no particular outstanding issues with Mares and Gonzalez. ... Read More »

SHOWTIME® WILL AIR BOTH MAY DAY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHTS: FLOYD MAYWEATHER vs. ROBERT GUERRERO & DANIEL PONCE DE LEON vs. ABNER MARES

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NEW YORK (May 7, 2013) – This past Saturday, undefeated boxing superstar and undisputed No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the world Floyd “Money” Mayweather produced a magnificent performance en route to winning a 12-round unanimous decision over Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero on SHOWTIME PPV® before nearly 16,000 fans at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. This Saturday, ... Read More »

DANIEL PONCE DE LEON, ABNER MARES, LEO SANTA CRUZ, ALEXANDER MUNOZ, J’LEON LOVE & GABRIEL ROSADO FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

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LAS VEGAS (May 3, 2013) – The six fighters who will compete on the pay-per-view undercard portion of “MAY DAY: Mayweather vs. Guerrero” this Saturday, May 4 on SHOWTIME PPV from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. participated in their final press conference on Thursday in front of a packed media center at MGM Grand. Undefeated Eight-Time ... Read More »

DANIEL PONCE DE LEON, ABNER MARES & LEO SANTA CRUZ MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT

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David Itskowitch We’re on the home stretch now for the big one. Again, May 4th, MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, live on Showtime pay-per-view beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET, 6:00 p.m. PT. Our main event is, of course, Floyd “Money” Mayweather against Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero in a 12-round fight for Mayweather’s WBC Welterweight World Championship and the ... Read More »

FIGHTERS MAKE PREDICTIONS FOR EACH OTHER’S BACK-TO-BACK-TO-BACK MEGA-FIGHTS

LOS ANGELES, April 18 – With the Super Welterweight World Championship Unification fight between Canelo Alvarez and Austin Trout coming up this weekend on Saturday, April 20 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, followed by the Unified Super Lightweight World Championship between Danny Garcia and Zab Judah at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on Saturday, April 27 and ... Read More »

DANIEL PONCE DE LEON, ABNER MARES & LEO SANTA CRUZ LOS ANGELES MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES FOR MAY 4 “MAY DAY: MAYWEATHER VS. GUERRERO” SHOWTIME PPV® TELEVISED UNDERCARD FIGHTS FROM THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS, NEV.

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LOS ANGELES (April 12, 2013) – WBC Featherweight World Champion Daniel Ponce de Leon, Two-Division World Champion Abner Mares and former IBF Bantamweight World Champion Leo Santa Cruz participated in a media workout Thursday in Los Angeles in preparation for their upcoming bouts on the “MAY DAY: Mayweather vs. Guerrero” pay-per-view mega-event on Saturday, May 4 at the MGM Grand ... Read More »

LEO SANTA CRUZ VS. ALEXANDER MUNOZ & J’LEON LOVE VS. GABRIEL ROSADO COMPLETE “MAY DAY: MAYWEATHER VS. GUERRERO” SHOWTIME PPV® TELECAST

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LAS VEGAS (April 2, 2012) – The Saturday, May 4 “MAY DAY: Mayweather vs. Guerrero” SHOWTIME PPV telecast fight line-up is complete with the addition of former IBF Bantamweight World Champion Leo Santa Cruz facing veteran Alexander Munoz in a 10-round junior featherweight fight and rising middleweight star J’Leon Love squaring off against recent world title challenger Gabriel Rosado in ... Read More »

Floyd “Money” Mayweather Faces Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero as World Championship Boxing Returns to Cinemas this May

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Centennial, Colo. – March 26, 2013 – Giving fans nationwide ring-side seats from the comfort of their local movie theaters, NCM Fathom Events, Mayweather Promotions, Golden Boy Promotions, SHOWTIME Sports and O’Reilly Auto Parts bring undefeated, Eight-Time and Five Division World Champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather to the big screen once again as he takes on Six-Time and Four Division World ... Read More »

CLASSIC FIGHTS FEATURING OSCAR DE LA HOYA, FLOYD MAYWEATHER, BERNARD HOPKINS, ABNER MARES, RICKY HATTON AND VICTOR ORTIZ TO RE-AIR ON FOX DEPORTES THIS MONTH!

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LOS ANGELES, March 22 – It’s a back-to-back weekend of boxing classics on March 23 and 30 when some of the sport’s greats including Oscar De La Hoya, Floyd Mayweather, Bernard Hopkins, Abner Mares, Ricky Hatton and Victor Ortiz are featured on FOX Deportes Classics. On Saturday, March 23, it’s a hard-hitting classic doubleheader, when the battle between Two-Division World ... Read More »

Mares and Donaire are the biggest losers in HBO’s no to Golden Boy

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It’s hard to imagine how many more times the deck chairs on the Titanic can be re-arranged, but boxing did it ad nauseam this week when Home Box Office slammed the door on doing any more business with Golden Boy Promotions. If it has really changed anything, please wake me up. It’s not as if Golden Boy and Top Rank ... Read More »

MAYWEATHER VS. GUERRERO BLOCKBUSTER NIGHT OF BOXING IS OFFICIAL

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LAS VEGAS (March 11, 2013)…Boxing’s mega-star, undefeated, Eight-Time, Five-Division and current WBC Welterweight World Champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather will return to the ring on Saturday, May 4 to defend his title against Six-Time and Four-Division World Champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero in “MAYDAY: MAYWEATHER VS. GUERRERO” in a Cinco de Mayo boxing weekend blockbuster. The championship showdown will take place ... Read More »

Ponce De Leon – Mares to land on Mayweather – Guerrero PPV card

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Featherweight champion Daniel Ponce De Leon will defend his crown against Abner Mares as part of the Floyd Mayweatherf – Robert Guerrero card on May 4th in Las Vegas. “We got it worked and both fighters are excited, we are excited,” Golden Boy chief executive Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com. “It’s a great platform for ... Read More »

De Leon to takes on Mares on April 20

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, featherweight beltholder Daniel Ponce De Leon will defend against fomrwe Bantamweight and Super Bantamweight champion Abner Mares on April 20th at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California and will be televised on Showtime. “Ponce De Leon versus Mares is signed, sealed and delivered,” said Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer, who promotes both fighters. ... Read More »