MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Canada (May 29, 2014) – Undefeated Canadian boxer “Dangerous” Denton Daley (12-0, 6 KOs) is positioned to bring the world cruiserweight title back to North America after a seven-year hiatus.
The last North American-born cruiserweight champions were Hall of Famer Virgil Hill and O’Neil Bell. Europeans and Russians have since dominated the underappreciated weight class situated between light heavyweight and heavyweight. Continue reading
Undefeated Rey “El Maestro” Ojeda ( 11-0, 6 KO’s ) captured the vacant lightweight WBA Fedecaribe title by defeating via TKO at 0:01 of the fourth, Fernando Torres ( 18-4-1, 10 KO’s ).
The referee stops the fight due to a cut on Torres right eye by a punch but instant replay shows it was from a headbutt.
Torres camp will protest the decision.
Co featuring the event, Miguel “el Gallo” Marrero ( 7-0-2, 4 KO ) and Christopher Rivera ( 5-12-1, 4 KO ) ended in a draw.
Judges scorecards 58-56 Marrero, 58-56 Rivera and 57-57. Continue reading
California – The Puerto Rican puncher, Jorge “Machito” Maysonet (11-0, 10 KOs), and rival Gabriel Tolmajyan ( 13-2-1, 3 KO ) met the set weight of 135 pounds for tonight’s co-feature bout in the televised co-feature of ESPN’s Friday Night Fights on April 5th, featuring Jonathan Maicelo (19-0, 11 KOs) vs. Rustam Nugaev (22-6-1, 12 KOs) in an USBF lightweight title fight IBF lightweight bout scheduled for 12 rounds. The fight will take place at the Chumash Casino in Santa Ynez, California.
The show will air live at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT on ESPN2, and will be available online through WatchESPN.com and on smartphones and tablets via the WatchESPN app. The card will also air live on ESPN Deportes +, the new digital extension of ESPN Deportes, and will air tape delayed on ESPN Deportes Saturday, April 6, at 2 a.m. and 3 p.m. Continue reading
Carolina, Puerto Rico – DIRECTV will take action to subscribers with the latest edition of “Night of Champions DIRECTV” this Saturday, April 6. One of the most exciting fights of the card, being held at the Coliseo Guillermo Angulo Carolina, will be Puerto Rican Thomas Dulorme facing the dangerous African Ben Ankrah. The Official weight was held at the “Embassy Suites Hotel – San Juan Hotel & Casino.” Continue reading