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Official: Cotto vs Alvarez Set For Highly Anticipated Mega-Fight on November 21

Roc Nation Sports, Golden Boy Promotions, Miguel Cotto Promotions and Canelo Promotions are pleased to announce the highly anticipated clash of two titans in a classic Puerto Rico vs. Mexico battle. On Saturday, Nov. 21, Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs), the reigning WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion and the first native of Puerto Rico to become world champion in four different weight classes, and Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs), a former WBC and WBA Super Welterweight World Champion will finally meet in the ring at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas for the WBC and Ring Magazine Middleweight World Championship. The championship event will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. Continue reading

Diego De La Hoya Headlines LA FIGHT CLUB on 9/4 as it Jumps to Friday Nights and Estrella TV

A great new way to kick off the weekend, fans will now be able to catch the hottest fights at LA FIGHT CLUB in downtown Los Angeles on a new night of the week. Beginning September 4, the popular series will take place the first Friday of every month with the next installment featuring rising star Diego De La Hoya (11-0, 7 KOs) of Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico who will make his return to LA FIGHT CLUB. De La Hoya will fight in a 10-round featherweight bout against an opponent to be determined. Fans outside of the Los Angeles area can get in on all the action, as the popular series will now broadcast live nationally on Estrella TV at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT. Continue reading

Mikhaylenko beats Perez, Avila and Farmer win

Fantasy Springs Resort Casino once again hosted an action-packed evening of boxing, complete with boxing world champion appearances from Roy Jones Jr., Scott Quigg, and Randy Caballero. Live on HBO Latino® Boxing, the main event featured, Johan “El Terrible” Perez (20-2-2, 13 KOs), former interim WBA Light Welterweight Champion of Caracas, Venezuela, taking on undefeated Russian boxer Dmitry “The Mechanic” Mikhaylenko (20-0, 9 KOs) in a 12-round welterweight bout.

With the NABA Werlterweight Title on the line, both fighters fought fearlessly as a near sell-out rowdy crowd cheered them on. Mikhaylenko showed his strength early on in the fight and continued to corner Perez on the ropes as the fight progressed. Perez showed a lot of heart as continued to go forward in every round, but by the eighth round, the referee called off the fight as an overwhelmed Perez could no longer defend himself. Continue reading

LA FIGHT CLUB: Abraham Lopez vs. Jorge Diaz Results

The historic Belasco Theater was on fire for the latest installment of Golden Boy Promotions’ LA FIGHT CLUB on August 6. With a number of professional debuts from powerhouse fighters, it’s clear that the future of boxing is bright and that Golden Boy Promotions’ stable of fighters are the next generation of elite boxers. The sold-out crowd included former LA Laker Metta World Peace as well as former interim WBC Super Lightweight World Champion Lucas “La Maquina” Matthysse who stuck around for the fights following his own press conference earlier in the day, ahead of his vacant WBC Super Lightweight World Championship bout against Viktor Postol, scheduled for October 3at the Stubhub Center and live on HBO Boxing After®. Tonight’s festivities were telecast live on FOX Deportes. Continue reading

Matthysse-Postol press conference quotes

Former Interim WBC Super Lightweight World Champion and number two contender for the vacant WBC Super Lightweight Title Lucas “La Máquina” Matthysse (37-3, 34 KOs) and former WBC International Super Lightweight Champion and number one contender for the vacant WBC Super Lightweight Title Viktor “The Iceman” Postol (27-0, 11 KOs) held a Los Angeles press conference today ahead of their upcoming fight on October 3 for the vacant WBC World Super Lightweight Championship at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.

Presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Arano Box Promotions, Top Rank, Inc. and ELITE Boxing Promotion, the championship event will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark beginning at 10:15 p.m. ET/PT. Continue reading

Perez-Mikhaylenko quotes

LOS ANGELES (Aug. 6) – Former interim WBA Light Welterweight World Champion Johan “El Terrible” Perez (20-2-1, 13 KOs) of Caracas, Venezuela and undefeated Russian boxer Dmitry “The Mechanic” Mikhaylenko (19-0, 8 KOs) hosted a Los Angeles press conference yesterday ahead of their NABA Welterweight Title 12-round main event fight set for Saturday, Aug. 8 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino. Continue reading

Packed LA Fight Club card on August 6 to bring the summer heat to the Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles live on Fox Deportes

LOS ANGELES (August 4) – As summer temperatures rise, so will the heat inside the ring at the next edition of LA FIGHT CLUB on Thursday, August 6 at the Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles. The fan-favorite series, airing live on FOX Deportes, announced a sizzling undercard guaranteed to bring high-intensity action as three newly signed Golden Boy Promotion fighters make their professional debuts against newly announced opponents. In a televised four-round super featherweight bout, San Antonio’s Hector “El Finito” Tanajara will take on Thomas De Leon (0-2) of Grand Rapids, Mich. Opening the telecast, Jonathan Navarro of East Los Angeles and Andrew Gomez (0-1) of Galveston, Texas, will battle in a four-round lightweight bout, and opening the night in a non-televised four-round super flyweight bout, Joshua Franco, also hailing from San Antonio, will face off against Temoatzin Landeros (0-1) of Tijuana, Mexico. Also announced, Los Angeles’ Francisco Ochoa (1-0) will now take on Newark’s Marquis Pierce (1-6) in a non-televised four-round super featherweight bout. Continue reading

Humberto Soto battles Antonio Orozco on HBO on Matthysse vs. Postol card on 10/3

LOS ANGELES (Aug. 3, 2015) – Former three-division world champion Humberto “La Zorrita” Soto (65-8-2, 35 KOs) of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico will take on undefeated contender Antonio “Relentless” Orozco (22-0, 15 KOs) of San Diego, Calif. in a career defining 10-round super lightweight showdown as the co-main event for Lucas Matthysse vs. Viktor Postol on Saturday, Oct. 3 from StubHub Center televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark beginning at 10:15 p.m. ET/PT. Continue reading