Golden Boy Promotions
LOS ANGELES (October 9) – Since turning pro in 2010, Randy Caballero (21-0, 13 KOs) has become a staple of the Southern California fight scene, packing venues around the area as he made his way up the bantamweight ladder. But “El Matador” was not afraid to leave his comfort zone in April 2014, as he traveled to Kobe, Japan to defeat Kohei Oba via eighth-round technical knockout in an IBF Bantamweight Title elimination bout. The victory earned the 24-year-old Caballero a shot at a world championship on October 25 when he faces England’s Stuart Hall (18-3-2, 7 KOs) for the vacant IBF World Bantamweight Championship at Salle des’Etoiles in Monte Carlo. Continue reading
PLYMOUTH, MASS. (Oct. 8 – 2014) – Ballybofey, Co. Donegal’s Ireland’s Jason Quigley will continue his professional career with a featured appearance on “Monster Brawl”, a co-promotion between Golden Boy Promotions and Ken Casey of the Dropkick Murphys, the third such collaboration in the greater Boston area. Thursday, Oct. 30 at Plymouth Memorial Hall in Plymouth, Mass., Quigley will open the televised portion of the FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes broadcast. Continue reading
LOS ANGELES, October 3, 2014 – Frankie “Pitbull” Gomez, the pride of East Los Angeles and exciting future prospect, renewed his promotional contract today with Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions, the leading boxing promoter based in Los Angeles, California.
“Frankie Gomez is a natural talent and that’s why I have no doubt that he’ll be the next super star and next world champion from East Los Angeles”, said Oscar de la Hoya, president and founder of Golden Boy Promotions. “The truth is that we are very happy to continue promoting Frankie [Gomez] and help him to continue on his quest for a world title,” he added. Continue reading
Atlantic City, NJ (Oct. 2) – A member of the 2008 United States Olympic team who is rapidly speeding up the welterweight ladder, Brooklyn’s Sadam “World Kid” Ali will look to announce his arrival on the international stage at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ on Saturday, November 8, when he faces his biggest challenge to date in the form of veteran Luis Carlos “El Potro” Abregu. The bout will open the HBO World Championship Boxing telecast headlined by the light heavyweight title unification showdown between Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins and Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev beginning at 10:45 p.m. ET/PT. Continue reading
LOS ANGELES (Sept. 26, 2014) – Framingham, Massachusetts’ Danny “Bhoy” O’Connor and Virginia’s Andrew Farmer will battle it out in the special “Monster Brawl” on Thursday, Oct. 30. The FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes’ Golden Boy Live! series will be held at Plymouth, Massachusetts’ Plymouth Memorial Hall, headlining another stellar night of world-class boxing action. The bout, which was originally scheduled for St. Patrick’s Day, but was postponed due to an injury sustained by O’Connor, is a Halloween treat for Boston area boxing fans. Continue reading
Golden Boy Promotions Founder Oscar de la Hoya, HBO Sports President Ken Hershman, and superstar boxer Canelo Álvarez today announced a major new agreement to showcase the fan-favorite fighter’s matches on HBO Sports.
“For all of my career, I have wanted to fight on HBO for one main reason–I believe it will allow more of my fans to see me in action,” said Álvarez (44-1-1, 31KOs). “Today marks a huge milestone for me, and I look forward to a long and successful partnership with HBO.”
Álvarez, a light-middleweight knockout artist known for his tremendous punching power, made his pro debut in 2005 at 15-years-old and quickly became one of the most popular prize fighters in the sport. His exciting fighting style and reputation for taking on all comers has captured the attention of fans all around the world. Continue reading
The previously scheduled fight night featuring Ronny Rios vs. Robinson “Robin Hood” Castellanos has been moved from Thursday, Oct. 9 to Friday, Oct. 10. FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes will broadcast the Friday night edition of Golden Boy Live! as the series returns to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. Continue reading
Hidalgo, Texas (Sept. 18) – The recently announced junior featherweight bout between Southern California favorite Joseph “Jo Jo” Diaz and Mexican warrior Raul “Bule” Hidalgo has been elevated from the co-main event to the main event for the Monday, Sept. 29 Golden Boy Live! fight night from the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas due to an injury suffered by former light heavyweight world champion Antonio Tarver. Continue reading
LOS ANGELES (Sept. 17) – After battling it out for 12 rounds that were too close to call on May 17, Mexican lightweight stars Javier “Implecable” Prieto and Ivan “Macanon” Cano will meet once again for the WBC Silver Lightweight Title on Saturday, Sept. 27, and this time, the fighters competing at the Hotel Gran Riviera Princess in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, promise there will be no draw verdict rendered. Continue reading
One of the most exciting rising stars in boxing today, 2012 U.S. Olympian Joseph “Jo Jo” Diaz Jr., will return to the ring on Monday, Sept. 29, to face Mexico’s Raul “Bule” Hidalgo (21-11, 16 KOs) in a 10-round co-main event featherweight bout on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes’ Golden Boy Live! at the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas. Continue reading