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McWilliams Arroyo to file protest

PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP), promoter of the flyweight contender McWilliams Arroyo, will submit a formal protest to the International Boxing Federation (IBF) regarding his split decision defeat against the 112 pounds IBF champion Amnat Ruenroeng this morning in Thailand. Continue reading

McWilliams Arroyo trains in Thailand

The International Boxing Federation (IBF) #1 ranked in the flyweights, McWilliams Arroyo trained today for the media in Bangkok as part of his work for his fight against The IBF 112 pounds champion Amnat Ruenroeng (13-0, 5 KOs) on September 10, at the Liptapanlop Hall in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand.

Arroyo (15-1, 13 KOs), a 2008 Olympian from Puerto Rico, worked some rounds of shadows, mitts with his trainer Anthony Otero, the punching bag, and jumped the rope in front of the Thai media. Continue reading

Weights from Cataño, Puerto Rico

Cataño, Puerto Rico – In the maint event bout for the vacant WBO Latino bantamweight title, Puerto Rican, Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Rodríguez ( 9-0, 5 KO’s ), and Alexis ‘Beaver’ Santiago ( 16-3, 7 KO’s ) of Phoenix, both weighed in at 117.8 lbs. The bout is set for 10 rounds.

Rodriguez, a former Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games champion mentioned that,”We’re ready for war. Puerto Rico vs Mexico is always exciting. The fans can expect a tough fight but at the end of the night, I will be the new WBO Latino champion”. Continue reading

Juanma Lopez and Jonathan Oquendo arrive in Las Vegas for the Canelo-Lara show this Saturday, July 12th

Former two time world champion Juan Manuel “Juanma” Lopez and contender Jonathan “Polvo” Oquendo arrived tonight in Las Vegas for the last week of their fights this Saturday, July 12, as part of the Saul “Canelo” Alvarez against Erislandy Lara show, that will take place at the MGM Grand, in a Golden Boy Promotions presentation, to be broadcasted on Showtime Pay Per View.

Juanma Lopez (34-3, 31 KOs) will defend his WBO International junior lightweight title against Francisco “Bandido” Vargas (19-0-1, 13 KOs) in a fight scheduled to 10 rounds. For Lopez, this is the fourth time he is going to fight in Las Vegas. His last bout there was in 2010 when he beat Rafael Marquez by TKO. Continue reading

Juanma Lopez and Jonathan Oquendo will travel to Las Vegas tomorrow

Puerto Ricans Juan Manuel “Juanma” Lopez and Jonathan “Polvo” Oquendo will travel tomorrow to Las Vegas for their fights against Mexicans Francisco Vargas and Abner Mares, respectively, this Saturday, July 12, as part of the Saul “Canelo” Alvarez against Erislandy Lara show, to take place at the MGM Grand, in a Golden Boy Promotions presentation, broadcasted on Showtime Pay Per View. Continue reading

Juanma Lopez and Jonathan Oquendo training hard for their July 12th fights in the Canelo vs. Lara show at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- Focused on their fights, Juan Manuel “Juanma” Lopez and Jonathan “Polvo” Oquendo showed today how they are training to face Francisco Vargas and Abner Mares, respectively, on July 12, as part of the show headlined by Saul “Canelo” Alvarez against Erislandy Lara to be held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, in a Golden Boy Promotions (GBP) presentation, broadcasted on Showtime Pay Per View. Continue reading

McWilliams Arroyo vs Froilan Saludar this Thursday

World contenders McWilliams Arroyo, from Puerto Rico, and Froilan Saludar, from Philippines, will face in an International Boxing Federation (IBF) flyweight elimination bout this Thursday, June 19, at the Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, in a Golden Boy Promotions presentation, in association with PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP), to be broadcasted on Fox Sports 1 and Fox Deportes at 8:00 p.m. (ET). Continue reading