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Javier Fortuna: I don’t want any excuses from Cotto tonight

Undefeated super featherweight contender, Javier "El Abejon" Fortuna doesn't want to hear any excuses tonight. Fortuna (25-0-1, 18 KOs) of La Romana, Dominican Republic, is set to take on Puerto Rico's Abner "Pin" Cotto (18-2, 8 KOs) in a 10-round super featherweight bout to open tonight's Showtime tripleheader from the UIC Pavilion in Chicago. "Every time I beat someone, they say...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Fonfara-Ngumbu, Fortuna-Cotto, Kameda weigh-in results & photos

Saturday on Showtime from Chicago, a special card takes place entitled Homecoming: Fonfara vs. Ngumbu, a 10-round light heavyweight fight promoted by Warriors Boxing. Check out the full weigh-in results and photos here for the card, which features a tripleheader. In the co-main event, Tomoki Kameda defends his title againstAlejandro Hernandez in a 12-round bout, and opening...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Fonfara vs. Ngumbu, Kameda vs. Hernandez, Final Weights

    ANDRZEJ FONFARA vs. DOUDOU NGUMBU TOMOKI KAMEDA vs. ALEJANDRO HERNANDEZ JAVIER FORTUNA vs. ABNER COTTO OFFICIAL WEIGHTS & PHOTOS   SHOWTIME BOXING: Special Edition This Saturday, Nov. 1, Live On SHOWTIME® At 9 p.m. ET/PT From UIC Pavilion In Chicago   Photo Credit: Esther Lin/SHOWTIME   LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT MAIN EVENT – 10 Rounds Andrzej Fonfara: 176 Pounds Doudou...
Via BadCulture
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos & quotes: Fonfara-Ngumbu, Fortuna-Cotto, Kameda-Hernandez presser

The final press conference for this Saturday’s Showtime tripleheader from the UIC Pavilion in Chicago was held today at the W Hotel. Find all the presser photos and quotes here. Warsaw, Poland native and Chicago favorite Andrzej “The Polish Prince” Fonfara (25-3, 15 KOs) will square off with Doudou Ngumbu (33-5, 12 KOs), of Toulouse, France by way of the Democratic...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrzej Fonfara & Tomoki Kameda workout photos & quotes

Hometown favorite Andrzej “The Polish Prince” Fonfara, France’s Doudou Ngumbu, Tomoki Kameda and Alejandro Hernandez worked out for the media on Wednesday at Oakley Fight Club in Chicago as they reach the apex of preparation for Saturday’s SHOWTIME Boxing: Special Edition from UIC Pavilion in Chicago. Fonfara (25-3, 15 KOs) and Ngumbu (33-5, 12 KOs) will square off in the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Alex Leapai, Andrzej Fonfara And Tomoki Kameda

 Theattle hath a Mike Thython Thtatue? That’s crazy (and via our friends at r/boxing). Sadly, that’s about the craziest thing going on in boxing this week. Still, the previews for all of the week’s fights are below. Andrzej Fonfara Vs. Doudou Ngumbu, Saturday, Showtime, Chicago. Officially, this card is billed as The Homecoming, but is should probably called Doudou By Name...
Via Bloguin Best
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Alex Leapai, Andrzej Fonfara And Tomoki Kameda

 Theattle hath a Mike Thython Thtatue? That’s crazy (and via our friends at r/boxing). Sadly, that’s about the craziest thing going on in boxing this week. Still, the previews for all of the week’s fights are below. Andrzej Fonfara Vs. Doudou Ngumbu, Saturday, Showtime, Chicago. Officially, this card is billed as The Homecoming, but is should probably called Doudou By Name...
Via The Queensbury Rules
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrzej Fonfara, Tomoki Kameda & Javier Fortuna in action Nov 1st on Showtime from Chicago

Undefeated WBO Bantamweight titlist Tomoki "El Mexicanito" Kameda will make his third defense against Alejandro Hernandez on Saturday, Nov. 1, live on Showtime. In the main event of the tripleheader, popular light heavyweight contender Andrzej "Chicago's Polish Prince" Fonfara will return to his adopted hometown against experienced veteran Doudou Ngumbu in a 10-round showdown from...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Weekend in Combat Sports

As always, live fights are in BOLD. Live/premiere programming is in ITALICS. MMA programming is in ORANGE. Boxing programming is in RED. Kickboxing/Karate/Muay Thai programming is in BLUE. Wrestling/Grappling/Jiu Jitsu programming is in PURPLE. Movies are in AQUA. Misc./Multiple-sport programming is in GREEN.   Friday August 8 12:00am: The Ultimate Fighter (Fox Sports 2) 1:00am...
Via Undercard Superstar
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Belmontes vs. Abner Cotto set for Thursday night in Corpus Christi

The homecoming of the contender Jerry "The Corpus Christi Kid" Belmontes against Puerto Rico's Abner Cotto headlines this week's edition of Golden Boy Live! on Thursday, August 7 and the rest of the card at American Bank Center in Corpus Christi is just as stacked, with several national and local stars ready to prove that things are bigger and better in Texas. In the co-main event...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Belmontes vs. Abner Cotto, plus KeAndre Gibson August 7 in Corpus Christi Golden Boy Live

Rising junior welterweight star KeAndre Gibson, fighting out of Austin, Texas, will take a trip to Corpus Christi on Thursday, August 7, when he squares off with Fort Worth's Jose Hernandez in the eight-round co-main event of FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes' Golden Boy Live! at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. In the previously announced main event, Jerry "The Corpus...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Belmontes vs. Abner Cotto set for August 7, unbeaten KeAndre Gibson also in action

"The Corpus Christi Kid" Jerry Belmontes will return to his Texas hometown to face Puerto Rico's Abner "Pin" Cotto in the 10-round junior lightweight main event of Golden Boy Live! on Thursday, August 7 at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. Also featured on the card will be a stacked lineup of Texas' finest that will be looking to put on a show for their local fans...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Omar Figueroa injured, Sergio Thompson to face Ricardo Alvarez plus full Canelo-Angulo undercard details

Jorge "Niño de Oro" Linares (35-3, 23 KOs) and Nihito Arakawa (24-3-1, 16 KOs) has been elevated to open the Toe to Toe Showtime pay-per-view this Saturday. The 10-round match was promoted to PPV status after an injury to Omar Figueroa forced the cancellation of his fight  against Ricardo Alvarez. The undefeated Figueroa injured his left hand during training last Friday. Ricardo...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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