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MEXICAN BOXING LEGENDS TALK MARCOS MAIDANA

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LAS VEGAS (Aug. 28, 2014) – Aggressive, determined and fearless. Proud Argentine and former welterweight champion Marcos “El Chino” Maidana has won the respect of some of the greatest Mexican world champions of our time for the fiery intensity he brings each time he steps through the ropes. The fact that Maidana is the only boxer to defeat Adrien Broner ... Read More »

Morales postpones bout with Paez Jr.

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Legendary former world champion Erik Morales was forced to postpone his March 22nd bout with Jorge Paez Jr. due to a hand injury suffered in training according to Dan Rafael of espn.com Read More »

Morales banned 2 years by USADA

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com former four division world champion Erik Morales has been banned for 2 years following at least 2 positive tests in the wake of his bout last October 20th against Danny Garcia “USADA conducts testing programs for professional boxing matches only when both athletes contractually agree to participate in the anti-doping program, which stipulates agreeing ... Read More »

Erik Morales’ Terrible goodbye

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This is not a grateful farewell to Erik Morales. That column happened six years ago, when it was still merited. This, rather, is an acknowledgement “El Terrible” has fully amortized his legend and no more is due him. No longer must his failures in the ring be treated in reverent, hushed words wrapped with dignity. Anymore, the dignified aura Morales ... Read More »

Garcia trashes Morales in four

BROOKLYN, NY–There was a a lot of doubt weather the fight would go on as scheduled but Danny Garcia left no doubt by scoring a spectacular fourth round knockout over future hall of famer Erik Morales to retain the WBA/WBC/Ring Magazine Super Lightweight title that highlighted the first ever boxing card at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Morales showed some ... Read More »

SHOWTIME–BARCLAYS SHOW PREVIEW

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We already covered tonight’s Garcia vs. Morales main event. Now on Showtime, it is the main event, but in the Barclays Center there is another main event. Brooklyn’s main event. Paul Malignaggi (31-4, 7 KO’s) vs. Pablo Cesar Cano (25-1, 19 KO’s) Paul Malignaggi was once a young talent begging for a title shot. Now he’s the veteran about to ... Read More »

Morales tests positive for banned substance before Garcia rematch

Four division world champion Erik Morales allegedly tested positive for a banned substance just days before his rematch with world Super Lightweight champion Danny Garica this Saturday night in Brooklyn according to Dan Rafael of espn.com “As far as I know, the fight is going on,” one of the sources told ESPN.com. “There is nothing that can be done to ... Read More »

WBA SUPER WELTERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION AUSTIN TROUT & HALL OF FAME REFEREE JOE CORTEZ TO JOIN ANNOUNCE TEAM FOR SATURDAY’S HISTORIC SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® QUADRUPLE-HEADER TELECAST FROM BARCLAYS CENTER IN BROOKLYN

NEW YORK (Oct. 18, 2012)—Undefeated WBA Super Welterweight Champion Austin Trout will take his skills to ringside for this Saturday’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® quadruple-header from Brooklyn’s brand new Barclays Center. Trout, who is currently training for an upcoming title defense against superstar Miguel Cotto at Madison Square Garden on Dec. 1 on SHOWTIME, will serve as an expert analyst on ... Read More »

Ashley Thephane previews Garcia – Morales II

Golden Boy Promotions hosts one of the biggest events this year on Saturday at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, New York City. Brooklyn is my home away from home as I have been staying there for training camps since 2005. My old foe WBC world champion Danny Garcia is coming off a stunning knock out win of Britain’s Amir Khan. ... Read More »

BROOKLYN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP QUADRUPLE-HEADER FINAL WORKOUT QUOTES & PHOTOS

NEW YORK (Oct. 17, 2012) – Just three days before they step into the ring as part of world championship boxing’s historic return to Brooklyn, Saturday’s fighters worked out in a ring erected in Barclays Center Daily News Plaza, in front of the arena that will host Saturday’s world championship quadruple-header, live on SHOWTIME (8 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the ... Read More »

BARCLAY CENTER FIGHTERS AT THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE PHOTO GALLERY

15rounds.com Photographer Claudia Bocanegra was present at the famed Brooklyn Bridge where fighters from this Saturday’s historic fight card at the Barclay Center took part in a photo shoot under the Bridge. The fight will feature four world title bouts and will be shown Live on Showtime CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Read More »

Garcia / Morales Preview

Brooklyn, NY will be the center of the Boxing world this Saturday as the brand new Barclays Center will play host to one of the most loaded events in a very long time. 15rounds will be your one stop shop for everything that is Brooklyn Boxing and today, we will provide to you a cheat-sheet for the main event of ... Read More »

ERIK “EL TERRIBLE” MORALES CAMP NOTES

TEOMAYA, ESTADO DE MEXICO (October 12) – Erik “El Terrible” Morales, the first Mexican fighter to become a four division world champion and who is preparing for his rematch against Danny “Swift” Garcia taking place next Saturday, is closing his camp and is ready to travel to New York for the inaugural night of fights at the new Barclays Center ... Read More »

GOLDEN BOY CLASSICS PREVIEWS BIG OCTOBER 20 CARD AT BARCLAYS CENTER IN BROOKLYN, NEW YORK

LOS ANGELES, October 11 – World championship boxing returns to Brooklyn on Saturday, October 20 with a star-studded event featuring four world championship fights at the brand new Barclays Center headlined by the Unified Super Lightweight World Championship between titleholder Danny “Swift” Garcia and the legendary Erik “El Terrible” Morales. Before these two warriors meet on the 20th, FOX Deportes ... Read More »

UNIFIED SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION DANNY GARCIA AND FATHER/TRAINER ANGEL GARCIA PHILADELPHIA MEDIA DAY QUOTES

Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny Garcia (Right) and his father and trainer Angel Garcia (Left) pose on October 11, 2012 in Philadelphia during a media workout in preparation for his October 20, 2012 world title rematch against Erik Morales at the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn which will be televised live on SHOWTIME Championship Boxing. Unified Super Lightweight World ... Read More »

GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS INKS UNBEATEN IVAN MORALES

LOS ANGELES, August 8 – As the younger brother of legendary and future Hall of Famer Erik “El Terrible” Morales and former World Champion Diego “Pelucho” Morales, unbeaten junior bantamweight prospect Ivan Morales has some of the best bloodlines in the sport. Now with the signing of a promotional agreement with Golden Boy Promotions, he will also have the best ... Read More »

Danny Garcia ruins the Khan game

Philadelphia junior welterweight Danny Garcia was gradually fading against Erik Morales in March. The old Mexican master was coming forward in Houston’s Reliant Arena, and having taken away one of Garcia’s best punches, winning rounds and remembering his legacy. Then Morales began a right uppercut, moving forward and from distance – two mortal sins in one punch – and Garcia ... Read More »

Not Terrible: Garcia decisions Morales in Houston

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HOUSTON – Finally, Erik “El Terrible” Morales, at age 35, did not have enough of what once made him great to wrest a victory from a well-prepared young challenger. There was no shame in Morales’ losing, and there was enough pride in his effort to make Danny “Swift” Garcia’s victory a meaningful one. Saturday in Reliant Arena, Philadelphia’s Garcia (23-0, ... Read More »

Awe looms as Garcia’s toughest foe in a fight with the Morales legend

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Danny Garcia’s greatest challenge Saturday night at Houston’s Reliant Arena might be one of the biggest intangibles of all. Awe is dangerous. Tough to control, too. But that’s what Garcia faces in Erik Morales, a fighter he watched when he wasn’t watching cartoons. Morales won his first major title when Garcia was a restless nine-year-old. Until he reached his mid-teens, ... Read More »

El Terrible, finalmente

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I started to write about boxing because of Erik “El Terrible” Morales, whose face, along with those of Israel Vazquez and Juan Manuel Marquez, is the first my mind associates with the word “prizefighter.” Morales was not my first favorite fighter. He wasn’t even my favorite fighter in his first two matches with fellow Mexican Marco Antonio Barrera. Morales’ charms ... Read More »

Morales – Garcia rescheduled for March 24th in Houston

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Dan Rafael od espn.com is reporting that the postponed bout between WBC Super Lightweight champion Erik Morales and undefeated Danny Garcia has been rescheduled for March 24th with the bout remaining in Houston. The bout was postponed earlier this week from the original January 28th date after Morales had to have emergency Gallbladder surgery last week in Mexico. “We were ... Read More »

Morales – Garcia ; Kirkland – Molina postponed

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Dan Rafael of espn.com reports that the entire January 28th HBO televised doubleheader that would have saw WBC Super Lightweight champion Erik Morales defend against undefeated Danny Garcia and James Kirkland – Carlos Molina Super Welterweight clash from Houston has been postponed to a later date. “I talked to HBO and we are looking at different dates in February and ... Read More »

Morales withdraws from title defense with Garcia due to surgery

Dan Rafael of espn.com is reporting that WBC Super Lightweight champion Erik Morales will be unable to defend his title against undefeated Danny Garcia due to Morales Gallbladder surgery last week. “He’s not going to fight. He called me and told me the doctor said he feels he needs a little more time to heal internally,” said Golden Boy Promotions ... Read More »

Morales has Gallbladder surgery; Fight with Garcia in doubt?

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WBC Super Lightweight champion Erik Morales had emergency Gallbladder surgery in Mexico and that put in doubt his first defense against Danny Garcia that is scheduled for January 28th in Houston on HBO according to Dan Rafael of espn.com “I spoke to (Morales). He asked us to please wait (until) Friday,” said Golden Boy Promotions matchmaker Eric Gomez about the ... Read More »

Morales to defend agiast Garcia; Kirkland to battle Molina on January 28 on HBO

Dan Rafael of espn.com is reporting that a solid doubleheader will take place on January 28th in Houston when WBC Super Lightweight champion Erik Morales will take on undefeated upstart Danny Garcia while the co-feature will pit Jr. Middleweights James Kirkland and Carlos Molina. “Everything has been agreed to. These are two excellent fights,” said Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy ... Read More »

FOLLOW MAYWEATHER / ORTIZ LIVE!!!

Follow all the action as Victor Ortiz defends the WBC Welterweight championship and gets future Hall of Famer Floyd Mayweather. The “Star Power” Undercard will begin at 7pm eastern and will have two more world title fights as living legend Erik Morales takes on Pablo Cesar Cano for the WBC Super Lightweight title and young sensation Saul Alvarez takes on ... Read More »

Morales to take on Pablo Cesar Cano on Mayweather – Ortiz card

After Lucas Matthysse fell ill earlier this week, Golden Boy Promotions scrambled to find an opponent for Erik Morales as part if the Floyd Mayweather Victor Ortiz undercard and they came up with undefeated Mexican Pablo Cesar Cano according to Dan Rafael of espn.com “When Matthysse dropped out we looked at who the available contenders were and we wanted to ... Read More »