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ROAD TO MARQUEZ/ALVARADO PREMIERES SATURDAY, APRIL 19 ON HBO®

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April 7, 2014 – HBO Boxing presents “Road to Marquez/Alvarado,” a compelling special examining the upcoming welterweight encounter between legendary champ Juan Manuel Marquez and all-action former junior welterweight title-holder Mike Alvarado. The two are set to meet in one of the year’s most anticipated showdowns Saturday, May 17 at The Forum in Inglewood, CA, televised live on HBO World ... Read More »

TODAY! Tix to Márquez vs. Alvarado at the Forum Go on Sale – Noon PT

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INGLEWOOD, CALIF. (April 1, 2014) – Boxing is back at the Forum (3900 West Manchester Blvd., Inglewood, Calif. 90305) and the historic inaugural brawl will feature four-division world champion and Méxican icon JUAN MANUEL “Dinamita” MÁRQUEZ battling former junior welterweight world champion and the pride of Colorado “Mile High” MIKE ALVARADO. Márquez (55-7-1, 40 KOs), of México City, a longtime ... Read More »

JUAN MANUEL MÁRQUEZ vs. MIKE ALVARADO CELEBRATES BOXING’S RETURN TO THE “FABULOUS” FORUM SATURDAY, MAY 17, LIVE ON HBO®

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INGLEWOOD, CALIF. (March 26, 2014) – Boxing is back at the Forum (3900 West Manchester Blvd., Inglewood, Calif. 90305) and the historic inaugural brawl will feature four-division world champion and Méxican icon JUAN MANUEL “Dinamita” MÁRQUEZ battling former junior welterweight world champion and the pride of Colorado “Mile High” MIKE ALVARADO. Márquez (55-7-1, 40 KOs), of México City, a longtime ... Read More »

Marquez to take on Alvarado on May 17th in Los Angeles

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, former world champions Juan Manuel Marquez and Mike Alvarado will christen to return of boxing to the Fabulous Forum in Inglewood, California on May 17th. like most about it is the historical significance,” said Top Rank’s Bob Arum. “They spent a lot of money refurbishing the Forum and it brings back memories of all ... Read More »

Portrait of 2013’s most enjoyable week, part 2

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Editor’s note: For part 1, please click here. The seven-day stretch in mid October that began the Saturday Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley decisioned Juan Manuel “Dinamita” Marquez found contrasting studies of how pain is treated, how humiliation is considered, and how vulnerability is concealed or exploited otherwise. Bradley, capable as any prizefighter of emoting when asked a fair question, showed ... Read More »

Portrait of 2013’s most enjoyable week, part 1

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The seven-day stretch in mid October that began the Saturday Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley decisioned Juan Manuel “Dinamita” Marquez in Thomas & Mack Center ended with a more brutal stoppage victory over “Mile High” Mike Alvarado at 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colo., a GPS-defying suburb of Denver, than even sadists anticipated, and transformed Ruslan “Siberian Rocky” Provodnikov into prizefighting’s looniest ... Read More »

2013 Fighter of the Year: It’s a collective

A look back at any year starts with Fighter of the Year. But the 2013 ballot includes an argument against just about every candidate in the conversation. Light-heavyweight Adonis Stevenson is too much of a newcomer. Timothy Bradley’s split decision over Juan Manuel Marquez was debatable. Mikey Garcia’s victory over Orlando Salido was a technical decision, meaning the end wasn’t ... Read More »

Bradley – Marquez does over 375,000 PPV buys

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The October 12th Welterweight title bout that saw Timothy Bradley score a split decision over Juan Manuel Marquez did a reported in excess of 375, 000 Pay Per View buys according to Dan Rafael of espn.com “The number of buys is between 375,000 and 390,000,” said Top Rank Promoter Bob Arum. “It depends on a lot of stuff, some of ... Read More »

MIKE ALVARADO & RUSLAN PROVODNIKOV With Respective Managers Henry Delgado and Vadim Kornilov & Promoters: Top Rank’s Bob Arum & Banner Promotions Artie Pelullo Conference Call Transcript, Monday, October 14, 2013

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For the first time in 13 years, and leave it to local world champion “Mile High” Mike Alvarado to do it, the Denver area will host a world championship boxing event. A sellout crowd is expected. It will be broadcast live on HBO beginning 9:45 pm ET and will be book-ended with some incredible programming for boxing fans — the ... Read More »

Finding a way: Bradley decisions Marquez to retain welterweight title

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LAS VEGAS – Timothy Bradley now has decision victories over two of the very best prizefighters in a generation. The victories may both be controversial, but this much is not: In a collective 72 minutes of trying, neither man ever caught Bradley cleanly enough to hurt him for an instant. Saturday at Thomas & Mack Center on the UNLV campus, ... Read More »

FOLLOW BRADLEY – MARQUEZ LIVE!!!!

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Follow all the action as undefeated WBO Welterweight champion Timothy Bradley defends his title against four-division world champion and legend, Juan Manuel Marquez. The action begins at 9pm est / 6 pm pac with a 3 fight undercard featuring Orlando Salido battling Orlando Cruz for the vacant WBO featherweight title. 2 time Olympic Gold Medal winner Vasyl Lomachenko makes his ... Read More »

Nothing Heavy: Bradley, Marquez lighter than 147-pound limit in uneventful weigh-in

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LAS VEGAS – The Juan Manuel Marquez-Timothy Bradley fight Saturday night is hard to predict. The weigh-in wasn’t. Marquez and Bradley did the expected, both stepping onto the scale lighter than the welterweight’s mandatory limit, 147, pounds, Friday in an uneventful formality. Marquez (55-6-1, 40 KOs), the challenger and a slight favorite late Friday, was first to the scale. Amid ... Read More »

WEIGHTS FROM LAS VEGAS

Timothy Bradley 146 – Juan Manuel Marquez 144.5 Orlando Salido 126 – Orlando Cruz 125 Jose Ramirez 126.5 – Vasyl Lomachenko 125 Seanie Monaghan 174 – Anthony Caputo Smith 175.5 Trevor McCumby ???? – Eric Watkins 175 Giovanni Caro ???? – Jun Doliguez 126 Alberto Herrera 147.5 – Mikael Zewski 147.5 Kenny Abril 146.5 – Brad Solomon 146.6 Read More »

Grace Under Pressure: Bradley faces calculated test from Marquez

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Timothy Bradley’s story, called a journey by some, can be summed up best by a poignant sight amid the outrage in the wake of his split-decision over Manny Pacquiao. He was in a wheel chair. History is littered with controversial decisions. But the winner confined to a wheelchair at the post-fight news conference? That had to be a first. It’s ... Read More »

BRADLEY vs. MÁRQUEZ WORLD WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN TO BE SIMULCAST LIVE ON NASDAQ BUILDING SEVEN-STORY-TALL TIMES SQUARE SCREEN!

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NEW YORK (October 10, 2013) — Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) Welterweight Champion TIMOTHY BRADLEY Jr. and four-division world champion and Méxican icon JUAN MANUEL MÁRQUEZ will hit the Big Apple before they hit each other in one of the year’s most anticipated fights. The only two men to defeat “Fighter of the Year” Manny Pacquiao, Bradley and Márquez will ... Read More »

ESPN’s Multi-Platform Coverage of Bradley vs. Márquez

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Starting Monday, Oct. 7, ESPN will present multi-platform pre- and post-fight coverage of the Timothy Bradley Jr. vs. Juan Manuel Márquez WBO Welterweight title fight Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. SportsCenter and ESPN Deportes will provide daily news and information throughout the week. The fight will air on HBO-Pay-Per-View. As part of ESPN ... Read More »

Bradley and Marquez: Match of those vindicated

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HBO’s vastly improved “Face Off With Max Kellerman” franchise, the penultimate episode of which found California’s Timothy Bradley seated at its brushed-steel tabletop with Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez, showed Bradley vulnerable and honest in his native language and Marquez happy to say nothing in his second language, English, one whose learning was fully inspired by and limited to marketing considerations. ... Read More »

Bradley – Maruqez officials named

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Robert Byrd has been tabbed the referee for the October 12 bout between Juan Manuel Marquez and Timothy Bradley. The judges will be judges Robert Hoyle, Patricia Morse Jarman and Glenn Feldman. The commission also appointed the officials for the vacant featherweight world title bout on the undercard between former titlist Orlando Salido (39-12-2, ... Read More »

HBO SPORTS’ 24/7 BRADLEY/MÁRQUEZ, AN ALL-ACCESS SERIES LEADING UP TO THE PAY-PER-VIEW SHOWDOWN, DEBUTS SEPT. 28 ON HBO

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NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2013 – HBO Sports’ groundbreaking “24/7” reality franchise, which has captured 17 Sports Emmy® Awards, returns for its 17th boxing installment with 24/7 BRADLEY/MÁRQUEZ, an all-new series debuting SATURDAY, SEPT. 28 (1:00-1:30 a.m. ET/PT) on HBO, immediately following the “World Championship Boxing” presentation beginning at 10:15 p.m. (ET/PT). The all-access series follows two world-class fighters as ... Read More »

Face Off With Max Kellerman: Bradley/Márquez Premieres Tonight on HBO

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September 3, 2013 – Fight fans eager for a unique inside look at the highly anticipated Oct. 12th HBO Pay-Per-View® welterweight world championship fight between undefeated rising star Timothy Bradley Jr. and the exceptional pound-for-pound ageless wonder Juan Manuel Márquez should mark their calendars to catch an all-new edition of “Face Off,” starring the two prizefighters. “Face Off With Max ... Read More »

Face Off With Max Kellerman: Bradley/Márquez Premieres Tuesday, September 3 on HBO®

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August 22, 2013 – Fight fans eager for a unique inside look at the highly anticipated Oct. 12th HBO Pay-Per-View® welterweight world championship fight between undefeated rising star Timothy Bradley Jr. and the exceptional pound-for-pound ageless wonder Juan Manuel Márquez should mark their calendars to catch an all-new edition of “Face Off,” starring the two prizefighters. “Face Off With Max ... Read More »

Lomachenko to take on Jonathan Oquendo in pro debut

Two-time Olympic Gold Medal winner Vasyl Lomachenko will take a very tough fight in his pro debut when he takes on Jonathan Oquendo as part of the Timothy Bradley – Juan Manuel Marquez undercard on October 12th in Las Vegas according to Dan Rafael of espn.com “He’s stepping up right off the bat,” Top Rank vice president Carl Moretti told ... Read More »

To Laredo for the Baby Bull: Another homage to 2009’s fight of the year

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SAN ANTONIO – Saturday at Laredo Energy Arena, about 150 miles southwest of here, Houston’s Juan “Baby Bull” Diaz will make a 10-round match with Brazilian Adailton De Jesus, as part of the second fight of a however-many-fight comeback Diaz plans to pursue till peril massively outweighs treasure and he returns to a retirement he apparently did not enjoy in ... Read More »

Salido to battle Cruz for Vacant Featherweight crown on Bradley – Marquez card

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, former Featherweight champion Orlando Salido will take on Orlando Cruz for a vacant Featherweight title on October 12th as part of the Timothy Bradley – Juan Manuel Marquez card in Las Vegas. “We’re very happy to have this fight on the card,” said Top Rank’s Bob Arum. “Sean Gibbons (Salido’s manager) says there is ... Read More »

TIMOTHY BRADLEY JR. vs. JUAN MANUEL MÁRQUEZ WORLD WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP SATURDAY, OCT. 12 at THOMAS & MACK CENTER PRESENTED LIVE BY HBO PAY-PER-VIEW®

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LAS VEGAS, NEV. (June 20, 2013) — Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) Welterweight Champion and the pride of Palm Springs TIMOTHY “Desert Storm” BRADLEY, JR. will make the biggest defense of his world title when he faces Méxican icon and four-division world champion JUAN MANUEL “Dinamita” MÁRQUEZ. The only two fighters to defeat Fighter of the Decade Manny Pacquiao in ... Read More »

TIMOTHY BRADLEY, JR. vs. JUAN MANUEL MÁRQUEZ WBO WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP Tickets Go On Sale Friday, June 21, at Noon PT

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LAS VEGAS, NEV. (June 12, 2013) — Tickets to the exciting and historic battle between undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) Welterweight Champion TIMOTHY BRADLEY Jr. and four-division world champion and Méxican icon JUAN MANUEL MÁRQUEZ go on sale Friday, June 21, at 3:00 p.m. ET / Noon PT. The Bradley vs. Márquez welterweight championship event will take place Saturday, October ... Read More »

Bradley – Marquez moved to October 12

Bradley According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Timothy Bradley and Juan Manuel Marquez will now fight on October 12 and stead of September 14th due to the announcement of the showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez. “What happened was Mayweather reserved Sept. 14 with the (pay-per-view) industry and we always said that we will respect that reservation and that ... Read More »

Bradley – Marquez agree to fall title fight

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Timothy Bradley will defend the WBO Welterweight championship against Juan Manuel Marquez tentatively set for September 14th in Las Vegas. The bout will pit the latest two men to hand Manny Pacquiao a loss. “If Mayweather is going to fight on Sept. 14, we’ll move our date,” Arum said. “But this prevents anybody from ... Read More »

Undefeated Welterweight Bizier Meets Former Lightweight Champion Campbell on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights

The February 8 edition of ESPN’s Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra will feature undefeated Welterweight Kevin Bizier (19-0, 13 KOs) and former undisputed Lightweight world champion Nate Campbell (36-9-1, 1 NC, 26 KOs) in the 12-round main event. Friday’s show from Montreal will air live at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2 HD, and will be available online through ... Read More »