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Sergio Martinez NYC Media Day Quotes

World Boxing Council (WBC)/The Ring middleweight champion and Argentina’s favorite son, SERGIO “Maravilla” MARTÍNEZ, held his final media day earlier this afternoon ahead of his upcoming world title defense this Saturday, and the most eagerly anticipated boxing event of 2014 against three-division world champion and the Pride of Puerto Rico, MIGUEL COTTO.

Hundreds of media members and even more fans turned out Modell’s Sporting Goods flagship store in Times Square, just block from where Martinez will meet Cotto on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden, to get a glimpse of Martinez. Martinez answered questions for the media before performing an intense 30 minute workout, which showed the champion to be in absolutely phenomenal shape ahead of his upcoming title defense. Following his work out, Martinez sat and signed autographs and took photos with every single one of his adoring fans that had come out to show their support. Continue reading

“MARAVILLA” Documentary Opens Today In Theaters Across Argentina

New York (May 29, 2014) – After premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival and finishing as one of the top ten films for the Heineken Audience Award, “MARAVILLA” continues on to Argentina ahead of the Sergio Martinez’ championship bout against Miguel Cotto. The documentary chronicles Martinez’ journey to regain his title, which he will defend against Cotto at Madison Square Garden on June 7, 2014. The 80-minute character-driven documentary opens today, Thursday, May 29, 2014 in theaters across Argentina, distributed by Buena Vista International (Disney). Continue reading

Sergiy Derevyanchenko Added To DBE Roster

New York, NY (5/ /14) – In early spring, DiBella Entertainment (DBE) announced the signing of highly touted middleweight prospect Ivan Golub to an exclusive co-promotional contract with Fight Promotions, Inc. Not looking to stop there, DBE has just added fellow Ukrainian amateur standout Sergiy Derevyanchenko to its ever-growing stable. Like Golub, Derevyanchenko will be co-promoted by Fight Promotions, Inc. and the two Ukrainian middleweights will make their much-anticipated DBE debuts on an upcoming Broadway Boxing card this summer. Continue reading

Sergio Mora Out To Prove He Deserves Another Shot At A World Title

New York, NY / Las Vegas, NV (5/28/14) – This Saturday, May 31, DiBella Entertainment and Sampson Boxing, in association with Right Hook Promotions, will present an exciting doubleheader headlined by former world champion Javier Fortuna (24-0-1, 18KO’s) taking on Juan Antonio Rodriguez (26-4, 23KO’s) in a 10-round super featherweight matchup. In the co-feature, top-rated super bantamweight contender Luis “Orlandito” Del Valle (18-1, 13KO’s) will look to take a major step toward repositioning himself back among the elite of the 122lb. division when he faces highly regarded undefeated prospect Luis Rosa (16-0, 7KO’s) in a 10-round super bantamweight showdown. Both bouts will be shown live on the HBO Latino telecast from the beautiful newly renovated Tropicana Resort in Las Vegas, NV. In addition to the HBO Latino telecast, the HBO2 service will air the doubleheader with English language commentary at 12 midnight (ET/PT). Continue reading

Del Valle vs Rosa Heating Up

New York, NY / Las Vegas, NV (5/22/14) – Next Saturday, May 31, top-rated super bantamweight contender Luis “Orlandito” Del Valle (18-1, 13KO’s) will look to take a major step toward repositioning himself back among the elite of the 122lb. division when he faces highly regarded undefeated prospect Luis Rosa (16-0, 7KO’s). Rosa-Del Valle is scheduled for 10 rounds and will be the co-featured bout on that evening’s HBO Latino telecast. Continue reading

Fortuna v. Rodriguez, Rosa v. Del Valle at The New Tropicana Resort in Las Vegas on May 31 on HBO

New York, NY / Las Vegas, NV (5/21/14) – Next Saturday, May 31, highly regarded undefeated super bantamweight Luis Rosa (16-0, 7KO’s) will be putting his undefeated record on the line when he takes on WBC #5-rated world contender Luis “Orlandito” Del Valle (18-1, 13KO’s) in a very significant fight for the 122lb. division. Rosa-Del Valle is scheduled for 10 rounds and will be the co-featured bout on that evening’s HBO Latino telecast. The bout will take place at the beautiful newly renovated Tropicana Resort in Las Vegas, NV. In addition to the HBO Latino telecast, which is being headlined by former world champion Javier Fortuna (24-0-1, 18KO’s) taking on Juan Antonio Rodriguez (26-4, 23KO’s), the HBO2 service will air the doubleheader with English language commentary at 12 midnight (ET/PT). Continue reading

Rocco Santomauro Returns to Action on May 31

You’d remember if you’ve ever met Vegas-based featherweight Rocco “So Cal Kid” Santomauro (11-0, 1 KO). He’s the kind of guy who is hard to forget.

The well-liked and colorful 26-year-old is as known for his out-of-ring antics, such as his signature move of eating cake while weighing in, as he is for his undefeated streak as a professional fighter. Continue reading

Hyland signs promotional deal with DiBella Entertainment

Patrick “The Punisher” Hyland
SET TO MAKE PROMOTIONAL DEBUT ON UPCOMING BROADWAY BOXING CARD JULY 23RD AT B.B. KING BLUES CLUB & GRILL – NYC

New York, NY (5/21/14) – DiBella Entertainment has officially announced the signing of exciting featherweight contender Patrick “The Punisher” Hyland (27-1, 12KO’s) to an exclusive promotional contract. The talented Irishman Hyland is set to make his DBE promotional debut on the upcoming Broadway Boxing card on July 23, at NYC’s famed B.B. King Blues Club & Grill. Continue reading

DBE Looking To Go Four-For-Four In Canada This Week

New York, NY (5/21/14) – DiBella Entertainment will have four members of the DBE stable all looking to pick up victories this week across the border in Canada. Top-rated contender Ionut “Jo Jo” Dan Ion (32-2, 17KO’s) and Francy Ntetu (11-0, 3KO’s) will both step into the ring tomorrow night in Pointe-Claire, Quebec, while fellow top-rated contender Charlie Ohta (24-1-1, 16KO’s) and Michael Medina (26-4-2, 19KO’s) box in separate bouts on Saturday night. Continue reading