Carlos Velasquez eager to upset Javier Fortuna in title bid

Fighting in his first world title bout on Tuesday September 29, 2015, Puerto Rican super lightweight contender Carlos Velasquez (19-1, 12 KOs) is eager to give undefeated Javier Fortuna (28-0-1, 20 KOs) his first loss. The PBC on FOX Sports 1 will televise the bout starting at 9PM ET. Velasquez, who represented Puerto Rico in the 2004 Olympics, is thriving at the opportunity to fulfill...
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Full card for Thursday’s FNF card in Hialeah Park, Garcia vs. Cayo headlines

The undercard has been announced for this Thursday's special edition of ESPN Thursday Night Fights, entitled "Noche de Combates" and emanating from the iconic Hialeah Park in South Florida. Several exciting fights are scheduled in support of the night's 10-round welterweight main event between Roberto "La Amenaza" Garcia (34-3, 22 KOs) of Weslaco, Texas, and Victor "Mermelada" Cayo...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Press conference quotes for May 1 FNF card: Garcia vs. Cayo, Gonzalez vs. Medina

An opening press conference was held on Wednesday at The Turf Club at Hialeah Park in Hialeah, Florida, to discuss the upcoming "Noche De Combates" boxing event, which will be held at Hialeah Park and televised live on a very special edition of ESPN Thursday Night Fights. In attendance were the event promoters, several of the fighters and key members of the Hialeah Park staff, with...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins Juan & Carlos Velasquez sign with Warriors

Warriors Boxing and Miami-based G&A Boxing Promotions proudly announce they have joined forces to sign, Juan Carlos Velasquez and Carlos Ivan Velasquez, along with, James "Buddy" McGirt Jr., to co-promotional deals. The trio will be making their debuts under the new promotional banner on Thursday, May 1, 2014, on the undercard of the "Noche de Combates" event, a special edition...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Puerto Rican twins Carlos & Juan Velasquez in action tonight

Puerto Rican twin brothers, Carlos and Juan Velasquez, are set to fight this Saturday at The Myth in Maplewood, Minnesota. Both fighters will campaign at super-featherweight in scheduled 6-round bouts. Carlos Velasquez (15-1, 11 KOs) will face Willshaun Boxley (6-9-1, 4 KOs) while Juan Velasquez (11-1, 5 KOs) will square off against Philip Adyaka (4-4, 2 KO). "I'm looking forward...
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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