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Javier Fortuna Aces Cristobal Cruz Test

In an intriguing doubleheader on ESPN Friday Nights from Las Vegas, we learned a couple of new things about a few young fighters that share the oversight of Sampson Lewkowicz, who manages both fighters and is largely responsible for their rise. In the main event, 22-year old Javier Fortuna of the Dominican Republic gave himself a nine-day early birthday present, starching well-traveled...
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July 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Fortuna & Mago score quick, concussive victories on Friday Night Fights

Friday Night Fight Results: Fortuna vs. Cruz & Abdusalamov vs. Byarm The two main fights this Friday evening on ESPN's Friday Night Fights each featured a quick, concussive ending. In the co-feature of the evening, undefeated heavyweight phenom Magomed "Mago" Abdusalamov took a step up and smashed his opponent to the canvas, and in the headliner, undefeated featherweight prospect...
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July 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Weigh-in results for tonight’s FNF: Fortuna vs. Cruz, Mago vs. Byarm

Weights from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino A final press conference and the pre-fight weigh-ins for the ESPN Friday Night Fights Card at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on Friday, July 6 were held on Thursday. Featherweight prospect Javier "El Abejon" Fortuna (19-0, 14 KOs) and former IBF Featherweight Champion Cristobal "Lacandón" Cruz (39-13, 23 Kos), as well...
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July 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Javier Fortuna to face Cristobal Cruz on July 6 FNF in Vegas

Red-hot featherweight prospect Javier "El Abejon" Fortuna (19-0, 14 KOs) of La Romana, Dominican Republic, will step in to face former IBF Featherweight Champion Cristobal "Lacandón" Cruz (39-13, 23 KOs) of Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, July 6, at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, and televised live on ESPN Friday Night Fights. An injury to original main event participant...
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June 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Juan Carlos Burgos Outshines Cristobal Cruz, But Only Somewhat

Sloppy action accented what was a fairly lackluster Friday Night Fights on ESPN2 last night, as what might have been entertaining match-ups on paper turned out to be a bit underwhelming. But boxing fans looking to FNF for their pre-Saturday warm up have become somewhat accustomed to fights that look better the week before than they wind up being on the night of. Hard-nosed scrapper...
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February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Juan Carlos Burgos Interview: Faces Cristobal Cruz on Feb 24th

The countdown begins.  In just 9 days, on February 24 Banner Promotions and Thompson Boxing Promotions will team up to present an exciting fight card at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino in Dover, Delaware. Scheduled to be televised on ESPN's "Friday Night Fights" the main event boasts a 10-round super featherweight match up featuring Tijuana, Mexico's Juan Carlos Burgos (28-1, 19...
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February 15, 2012  |  Discuss

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