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Cesar Rene Cuenca faces Ik Yang on Saturday

MACAU, CHINA (July 17, 2015) – Undefeated No. 1 junior welterweight contender CESAR “El Distinto” CUENCA of Argentina is just three victories shy of tying Rocky Marciano’s hallowed 49-0 record. He will be looking to cut that victory deficit on Saturday when he battles undefeated No. 2 world-rated contender “IK” LIAN HUI YANG of China, for the vacant International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior welterweight world title in the main event of “Victory at The Venetian,” at The Venetian® Macao’s Cotai Arena. The fight will be streamed live to the U.S. via www.toprank.tv, beginning at 6:00 a.m. ET. Continue reading

IK Yang vs. Cesar Rene Cuenca on July 18th in Macau, China

HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (July 8, 2015) — Undefeated No. 2 world-rated contender “IK” LIAN HUI YANG is going to play to the crowd as well as to his own strengths when battles his unbeaten opponent and top-rated contender CESAR “El Distinto” CUENCA, in the main event of “Victory at the Venetian,” Next Saturday! July 18, at The Venetian® Macao’s Cotai Arena. Continue reading

Nonito Donaire & Jose Ramírez Headline July 18 UniMas Show From Macau

Former Fighter of the Year and five-division world champion NONITO “Filipino Flash” DONAIRE and 2012 U.S. Olympian and undefeated super lightweight contender JOSE RAMÍREZ will headline “Victory at The Venetian,” on the Saturday, July 18 edition of Solo Boxeo Tecate, which will be televised from The Venetian® Macao’s Cotai Arena via same-day delay in the U.S. on UniMás, beginning at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. Donaire, of the Philippines, in the hunt for another world title shot, will be taking on France’s ANTHONY SETTOUL in a 10-round super bantamweight battle. Ramírez, who hails from central California, will open the telecast in an eight-round super lightweight bout against RYUSEI YOSHIDA, of Japan. Continue reading

Jessie Vargas: Tim Bradley is cracking under the pressure

LOS ANGELES (June 24, 2015) – It all started on Tuesday afternoon when former two-division world champion TIMOTHY “Desert Storm” BRADLEY JR. (31-1-1, 12 KOs), of Palm Springs, Calif., arrived at his fight week hotel and was asked about his upcoming welterweight world title fight against undefeated World Boxing Association (WBA) super lightweight world champion JESSIE VARGAS (26-0, 9 KOs), of Las Vegas, NV. One has to wonder if adding meat to the former vegan Bradley’s training diet excited his blood!!! Continue reading

MetroPCS Friday Night Knockout on truTV Continues Friday, June 26 at 10 p.m. ET

truTV and Top Rank will exclusively present the MetroPCS Friday Night Knockout on truTV, a live primetime boxing series on Friday, June 26, at 10 p.m. ET from the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas. The new boxing series, produced in association with Turner Sports and HBO Sports, will feature a 10-round bout for the WBO International Super Middleweight title between undefeated southpaw champion Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (31-0-0, 24 KOs) of Sinaloa, Mexico and Derek “The Black Lion” Edwards (27-4-1, 14 KOs) of Las Vegas. Additionally, southpaw Diego Magdaleno (27-1-0, 11 KOs) of Las Vegas will meet Puerto Rico’s Jose “Chelo” Gonzalez (24-1-0, 19 KOs) in a 12-round bout for the vacant WBO International Lightweight championship. Continue reading

Óscar Valdez vs. Ruben Tamayo on June 27th on Bradley-Vargas card

LOS ANGELES (June 16, 2015) — Two-time Mexican Olympian and undefeated human wrecking machine ÓSCAR VALDEZ will be featured in a 10-round featherweight bout, against former world title challenger RUBEN “Canelito” TAMAYO, on the undercard of the Timothy Bradley Jr. vs. Jessie Vargas World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight world championship fight, Next Saturday! June 27, under the stars at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Bradley vs. Vargas will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing®, beginning at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT. Continue reading

Walters-Marriaga & Verdejo-Najera quotes

NEW YORK (June 10, 2015) — Undefeated World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight world champion NICHOLAS “Axe Man” WALTERS of Jamaica, and the boxing gem of Puerto Rico, undefeated No. 3 world-rated lightweight contender FELIX “El Diamante” VERDEJO and their opponents, Top-10 contender MIGUEL “The Scorpion” MARRIAGA and IVÁN “Bam Bam” NAJERA, respectively, hosted a media workout in Manhattan today. Continue reading

“IT WILL BE BUENAS NOCHES FOR JESSIE VARGAS” – Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley, Jr.

PALM SPRINGS, CALIF. (June 6, 2015) — Former two-division world champion and highly-rated pound for pound fighter TIMOTHY “Desert Storm” BRADLEY JR., deep in training for his upcoming clash with undefeated World Boxing Association (WBA) super lightweight world champion JESSIE VARGAS (26-0, 9 KOs), from Las Vegas, NV, for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight world title, hosted a workout today that was open to hundreds of fans who packed Bradley’s Gym. Bradley (31-1-1, 12 KOs), from Palm Springs, Calif., has held a world title every year since 2008. He will be looking to extend that streak when he tries to regain the title he first won off Manny Pacquiao in 2012. Here is what Bradley and his trainer Joel Diaz had to say: Continue reading

Tim Bradley: I want to put Jessie Vargas to sleep

PALM SPRINGS, CALIF. (June 6, 2015) — Former two-division world champion and highly-rated pound for pound fighter TIMOTHY “Desert Storm” BRADLEY JR., deep in training for his upcoming clash with undefeated World Boxing Association (WBA) super lightweight world champion JESSIE VARGAS (26-0, 9 KOs), from Las Vegas, NV, for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight world title, hosted a workout today that was open to hundreds of fans who packed Bradley’s Gym. Bradley (31-1-1, 12 KOs), from Palm Springs, Calif., has held a world title every year since 2008. He will be looking to extend that streak when he tries to regain the title he first won off Manny Pacquiao in 2012. Here is what Bradley and his trainer Joel Diaz had to say: Continue reading

Magdaleno-Gonzalez on 6/26

HIDALGO, TX (May 29, 2015) — One-time world title challengers DIEGO MAGDALENO and JOSE “Chelo” GONZALEZ will battle each other in a 12-round lightweight bout in the co-main event of an all-action card headlined by the GILBERTO “Zurdo” RAMIREZ – DERECK “The Black Lion” EDWARDS 12-round World Boxing Organization (WBO) International super middleweight title fight on Friday, June 26, at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, TX. Both fights will be televised live on The MetroPCS Friday Night Knockout on truTV® at 10:00 p.m. ET. The live boxing series is presented by truTV and Top Rank®, and produced in association with HBO Sports®. Find truTV on YOUR TV: http://trutvishere.com/ Continue reading

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