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Golden Boy looks back on the 1st year of Golden Boy Live series

Exactly one year ago yesterday, Golden Boy Promotions kicked off its Golden Boy Live! series on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes, an undertaking that led to 24 fight cards in a single year featuring hundreds of fighters in front of thousands of fans from numerous venues across the United States and Puerto Rico. "When we created Golden Boy Live!, our goal was to showcase up-and...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
27 days ago  |  Discuss

#canelolara pro’s picks- Andre Ward, Berto, Malginaggi, Porter & others chime in

In this edition of pro’s picks, we talk to a a handful of fighters about the upcoming match-up between Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara. By the looks of it even the pro’s seem split as just about everyone we have spoken to is not to sure who will win on Saturday night at the MGM Grand. We got Shawn Porter, Andre Berto, Paulie Malignaggi, Joseph Diaz Jr., Alfredo Angulo, John...
Via Fight Hub TV
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Fox Sports 1 to televise back-to-back cards July 9 & July 10

FOX Sports teams with former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson's Iron Mike Productions for the first time on Thursday, July 10 (10:00 PM ET) on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes creating an impressive week of boxing, as Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Live! delivers a pair of bouts on Wednesday, July 9 (10:00 PM ET). "Our commitment to the sweet science is stronger than ever...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Alfonso Gomez vs. Ed Paredes in Vegas during Canelo-Lara fight week

On Wednesday, July 9 the Golden Boy Live! series returns to Las Vegas with an exciting card featuring Alfonso Gomez when he battles Ed Paredes in the 10 round junior middleweight main event along with rising stars Joseph Diaz Jr. and Diego De La Hoya who will both compete in televised bouts at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The tripleheader from the 'Fight Capital...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

More on Lucas Matthysse’s KO of John Molina, Thurman vs. Diaz: Fight photos, video highlights

On an exciting night when unbeaten Keith "One Time" Thurman garnered a third-round TKO over Julio "The Kidd" Diaz and undefeated Omar "Panterita" Figueroa won a 12-round split decision over Jerry Belmontes, Lucas "The Machine" Matthysse stole the show with a spectacular, brutal 11th-round knockout over John Molina in the leading Fight of the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Antonio Orozco, Dominic Breazeale & Joseph Diaz on Showtime Extreme this weekend

Rising junior welterweight star Antonio "Relentless" Orozco and two highly regarded members of the Olympic class of 2012, Joseph "Jo Jo" Diaz Jr. and Dominic "Trouble" Breazeale will get a glimpse of the national spotlight this Saturday, Aug. 24 when they step into the ring at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., live on Showtime Extreme (8 p.m. ET/PT)...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Maidana-Lopez undercard includes Yoshihiro Kamegai vs. Johan Perez & slew of undefeated prospects

A full undercard of action is expected on Saturday, June 8 when a roster of top local talent and international contenders step into the ring at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. to lead up to the highly anticipated  Showtime tripleheader headlined by the bout between Marcos "El Chino" Maidana and "The Riverside Rocky" Josesito Lopez. A clash between welterweight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Jose Aguiniga withdraws from Vargas fight due to severe dehydration

Hose Aguiniga was forced to withdraw from his fight tomorrow night against Francisco Vargas at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas after he was rushed to the hospital this afternoon after collapsing in the gym apparently suffering from severe dehydration. The previously scheduled eight-round welterweight clash between Antonio Orozco and Jose Reynoso has been increased to a ten-round fight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Joseph Diaz officially inks with Golden Boy

One of the most talented members of the 2012 United States Olympic boxing team, South El Monte, California's Joseph "Jo Jo" Diaz Jr. had a big week in not only signing with Golden Boy Promotions, but also beginning his road to the top as a professional when he made his pro debut this past Saturday, December 15 with a win over a tough opponent in then 5-2 Vicente Alfaro...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Golden Boy getting active to give back to LA fight community

Golden Boy Promotions comes home for the holiday on Saturday, December 15 with an extravagant gift-basket filled with boxing presents for Los Angeles area fight fans and an unprecedented event at Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena headlined by British superstar Amir "King" Khan making his ring return against Carlos Molina live on SHOWTIME®. The special day and night of...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic boxing day 5 morning results: Heavyweights begin battle

Three weight categories took to the canvas on day five of the boxing competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games with four Bantam (56kg), three Heavy (91kg) and four Super Heavyweight (91+kg) bouts in the afternoon session at the ExCeL Arena. Three American fighters were sent home from the tournament as the heavyweights began taking the stage, and the session ended with an exciting...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Americans go 0-3 in tough Olympic boxing matchups

The U.S. Olympic boxing team realized it faced a brutal slate of matchups Wednesday, taking on a Cuban world champion and two hulking Russian heavyweights. None of the three Americans could beat the odds to advance in London. Top-seeded bantamweight Lazaro Alvarez of Cuba beat Joseph Diaz Jr. 21-15, and U.S. heavyweight Michael Hunter tired badly in the third round of a narrow...
Via AP on Fox
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Team USA boxing results: Joseph Diaz Jr, Michael Hunter & Dominic Breazeale in action

Olympic Boxing Results Day 5 On Day 5 of the London Olympic boxing tournament, three Team USA boxers were in action, bantamweight Joseph Diaz Jr in his second fight of the tournament, heavyweight Michael Hunter, and super heavyweight Dominic Breazeale. All three men were matched tough, and would need top performances in order to advance. Joseph Diaz Jr was in the first fight of...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic Boxing Guide and Schedule: The Men’s Round Of 16 Part One

After just four days of men's boxing at London 2012, the size of the field has been cut nearly in half. Unlike the round of 32, which wound up yesterday, the top seeds in every division will be boxing. There are no byes. We already covered the heavyweights and super heavyweights in the preview of the first round, as those divisions only have 16 (or less) boxers competing. You...
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August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic boxing day 1 recap: Americans Terrell Gausha & Joseph Diaz both win big

Boxing begins in style at London 2012 Olympic Games It was the Bantamweight (56kg) and Middleweight (75kg) Men who got the show underway in spectacular fashion at the packed ExCeL as the London 2012 Olympic Games finally got underway. A pristine venue welcomed the boxers all eager to wow the capacity crowd and with 23 explosive contests ensuring the boxing got off to an electric...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 29, 2012  |  Discuss

US boxer Diaz starts Olympics strong

U.S. bantamweight Joseph Diaz Jr. got the Olympic boxing tournament off to an entertaining start Saturday with a stylish 19-9 victory over Ukraine's Pavlo Ishchenko in the opening bout. British middleweight Anthony Ogogo won the hosts' first bout, beating the Dominican Republic's Junior Castillo 13-6 to thrill a raucous crowd at ExCel. Ireland's John Joe Nevin and...
Via Fox Sports
July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic Boxing Guide and Schedule: The Draw And The Men’s Round Of 32

(Team USA bantamweight Joseph Diaz, Jr., left, in action) With the draw completed on Friday, the stage is set for Olympic boxing to begin in London. In our first preview and guide we’ll take a look at the first round of the men’s competition, beginning on Saturday afternoon, London time. It all starts out with a bantamweight match-up between Team USA’s Joseph Diaz, Jr. and...
Via Blog On Draft
July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic Boxing Guide and Schedule: The Draw And The Men’s Round Of 32

With the draw completed on Friday, the stage is set for Olympic boxing to begin in London. In our first preview and guide we’ll take a look at the first round of the men’s competition, beginning on Saturday afternoon, London time. It all starts out with a bantamweight match-up between Team USA’s Joseph Diaz, Jr. and Ukraine’s Pavlo Ishchenko. After that there are a dizzying...
Via The Queensbury Rules
July 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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