Found July 09, 2013 on Pro Boxing Fans:
Promoter Lou DiBella is entering a busy and very significant three-week stretch for his company DiBella Entertainment (DBE), starting with Edwin Rodriguez (23-0, 15KO's) and Denis Grachev (13-1-1, 8KO's) squaring off in the Monte-Carlo Million Dollar Super 4 Finale from the Salle des Etoiles in Monte Carlo, Monaco. The tournament, which began on March 30, and is promoted by Rodney Berman's Golden Gloves, carries a $1,000,000 grand prize with a 60/40 split going to the tournament champion. The following Friday, July 19, DBE will promote that week's edition of ESPN's Friday Night Fights from the historic Rockingham Park in Salem, New Hampshire. In the 10-round main event, recent world title challenger and top junior welterweight contender Olusegun Ajose (31-1, 14KO's) looks to inch one step closer to another world title opportunity when he takes on longtime lightweight contender "Hammerin" Hank Lundy (22-3-1, 11KO's). Lundy is looking to bounce ba...

Tejeda is a bullpen arm with some promise

The minor leagues may be considered a place for adjustments and learning from mistakes but so far, Enosil Tejeda has mostly seen success. Tejeda, a 24-year-old right-hander from the Dominican Republic, has been one of the double-A Akron Aeros’ most reliable bullpen arms since his promotion from high-A Carolina in May. He signed as a non-drafted free agent in 2010 and has quietly...

The Week's Boxing Schedule, Featuring Denis Grachev and Chris Avalos

“Look upon me, ye mighty, and despair,” said the July boxing schedule. And despair we shall, for there’s not much on. Sure, last week threw up an unexpected heavyweight slugfest in Thompson vs. Price – but I’m not sure we’ll have any such luck this week. I’m just going to get straight into it because there are a few fights, but none really worth writing home about,...

All-Star Flores shining so far in 2013

Tonight is the Eastern League All-Star game in New Britain, Connecticut. There is no way to know how the game will play out, but one thing that is almost certain is that Akron Aeros right-handerJose Flores will hold down an inning for the Western Division team. Such would be par for the course with Flores, who owns a 2.59 ERA, 2.14 FIP, and 10 saves in 41.2 innings. Flores also...
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