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BROOKLYN’S SADAM ALI RETURNS HOME TO HONOR MILITARY VETERANS FOLLOWING CAREER-BEST PERFORMANCE

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NEW YORK (Nov. 10, 2014) – Undefeated welterweight and newly crowned WBO Intercontinental Welterweight Champion Sadam “World Kid” Ali made a statement Saturday night with a remarkable ninth-round technical knockout victory over Argentine slugger Luis Carlos Abregu. Ali, a hot prospect in the welterweight division, may have broken into the boxing mainstream Saturday night with his dominating performance as the ... Read More »

Kovalev decisions Hopkins to unify Light Heavyweight titles

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ATLANTIC CITY–Sergey Kovalev scored a 12-round unanimous decision to retain the WBO and capture the IBF and WBA Light Heavyweight championship at Boardwalk Hall. It started well for Kovalev as he landed a lead right that dropped Hopkins in the first round. In round three Hopkins laned a double forearm that sent Kovalev to the canvas. Hopkins briefly got into ... Read More »

Hopkins vs. Kovalev happens Saturday Night on HBO

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HBO Sports presents the fall’s most-anticipated boxing event when WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: BERNARD HOPKINS VS. SERGEY KOVALEV AND SADAM ALI VS. LUIS CARLOS ABREGU is seen SATURDAY, NOV. 8 at 10:45 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) from historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, exclusively on HBO. The HBO Sports team will be ringside for the event, which will be available in ... Read More »

SADAM ALI AND LUIS CARLOS ABREGU TRAINING CAMP UPDATE

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ATLANTIC CITY (Oct. 31) – As we inch closer to the epic “Alien vs. Krusher: Hopkins vs. Kovalev” fight night in Atlantic City, welterweight contenders Sadam “World Kid” Ali and Luis Carlos “Potro” Abregu are preparing hard for their co-featured fight on Saturday, November 8 live on HBO World Championship Boxing. Both Ali and Abregu offered insight into how their ... Read More »

Abregu to take on Ali on Hopkins – Kovalev card

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In the first made fight between Top Rank and Golden Boy in several years, Luis Carlos Abregu will take on Sadam Ali in a Welterweight bout on November 8 in Atlantic City as the HBO-televised co-feature to Bernard Hopkins and Sergey Kovalev Light Heavyweight unification bout, according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “Hopefully, this is the first of many fights ... Read More »

MARTINEZ-MURRAY BOTH ON WEIGHT!

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Buenos Aires, Argentina(4/26/13) – Defending WBC Middleweight Champion Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez (50-2-2, 28KO’s) and the U.K.’s undefeated WBA interim champion Martin Murray (25-0-1, 11KO’s) both weighed-in earlier today, with the champion tipping the scales at 159.4 lbs. while the challenger Murray weighed-in at 159.6 lbs. Luis Carlos Abregu (34-1, 28KO’s) and Antonin Decarie (27-1, 8KO’s) both were also on weight ... Read More »

NO. 1 WELTERWEIGHT CONTENDER CARLOS ABREGU SIGNS WITH TOP RANK

LAS VEGAS, NEV. (April 19, 2013) – Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum announced today that the World Boxing Council (WBC) No.1-rated welterweight contender CARLOS “El Potro” ABREGU had signed an exclusive contract with Top Rank. Abregu, one of the division’s most exciting fighters, will make his Top Rank and his 2013 debut Next Saturday! April 27. He’ll be facing ... Read More »

BROADWAY BOXING BACK AT ROSELAND BALLROOM

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New York, NY (1/31/13) – On Thursday, February 21,Broadway Boxing returns to Roseland Ballroom in NYC featuring WBC #10 rated junior welterweight Thomas Dulorme (16-1, 12KO’s) in an eight-round bout. Dulorme is looking to bounce back from his lone blemish as a professional to fellow top-rated contender Carlos Abregu (34-1, 28KO’s) on HBO last October. Also scheduled to appear on ... Read More »

Abregu shocks Dulorme in seven

Luis Carlos Abregu scored a mild upset when he stopped previously undefeated super prospect Thomas Dulorme by scoring a seventh round stoppage in a scheduled ten round Welterweight bout at the Turning Stone Resort in Verona, New York Dulorme came out showing superior speed with the jab. In round three, Abregu shocked everyone when he landed a big right hand ... Read More »

Weights from Turning Stone Casino Resort

Thomas Dulorme 146 vs. Abregu 147 Karim Mayfield 140 vs. Mauricio Herrera 139 Miguel Vasquez 135 vs Marvin Quintero 133.75 Javier Flores 147 vs. Alberto Herrera 144.5 Joel Brunker 126 vs Carlos Fulgencio 127 Ryan McKenzie 174 vs. Eric Watkins 173 Eric Fields 202 vs. Kevin Franklin 219 *John Thompson 153 vs. Christoper Chatman 154 (Fight canceled Chatman failed MRI ... Read More »

KARIM “HARD HITTA” MAYFIELD “I’M A MAN ON A MISSION”

October 22, 2012 – San Francisco’s undefeated NABO Jr. Welterweight champion, Karim “Hard Hitta” Mayfield (16-0-1, 10 KOs) will defend his title against Southern California’s, Mauricio Herrera (18-2, 7 KOs) this Saturday October 27th at the Turning Stone Resort Casino. The 10-round bout will be televised live on HBO BOXING AFTER DARK® beginning at 10:15 p.m. ET/PT as the co-feature ... Read More »

CARLOS ABREGU DULORME IS NOT GOING TO BE ABLE TO TAKE THE PRESSURE

October 15, 2012 – The hard-hitting Argentinean Luis Carlos Abregu (33-1, 27KO’s), is in the final stage of preparation for his fight back in the United States against the Boricua, Thomas Dulorme (16-0, 12KO’s). Presented by Gary Shaw Productions in association with Greg Cohen Promotions, DiBella Entertainment, Thompson Boxing, Universal Promotions, Prize Fight, Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing, and Zanfer Promotions, ... Read More »

HBO BOXING AFTER DARK TRIPLE-HEADER OCTOBER 27, 2012 AT THE TURNING STONE RESORT CASINO

Totowa, New Jersey (October 4, 2012) – Gary Shaw Productions in association with Greg Cohen Promotions, DiBella Entertainment, Thompson Boxing Promotions, Universal Promotions, Prize Fight, Joe Deguardia’s Star Boxing, and Zanfer Promotions showcase an exciting triple-header boxing event on October 27, 2012, set to take place at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York. The three bouts will be ... Read More »

Q & A with Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley

As Tim Bradley’s nickname “Desert Storm” suggests he’s a trooper. He’s one of Boxing’s blue collar fighters, he’s never had anything given to him the easy way, just through sheer hard work. He first won a world title back in May 2008 when as the underdog he traveled to England where he fought awkward, southpaw Junior Witter. Witter started well, ... Read More »

An unstylish demand for a matchmaker and tournament

Here’s how I’d planned it. Timothy Bradley might be my favorite American prizefighter and so why not write a column mimicking his style with relentless sentences words upon accurate words and rare combinations with no punctuation or pause? For Luis Carlos Abregu: Small words, lots of breaks, some heft. The conclusion seeing Bradley’s varied run-on sentences overwhelm Abregu’s short phrases ... Read More »

Bradley decisions Abregu ; Angulo takes out Alcine in one

Widely regarded as the best 140-pound fighter in the world, Timothy Bradley jumped into the Welterweight division with a twelve round unanimous decision over Luis Carlos Abregu in a batt;e of undefeated fighters at the Agua Caliente Hote and Resort in Palm Springs, California In round one, Bradley suffered a cut over his right eye from an accidental headbutt. Bradley ... Read More »