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Azea Augustama

Video: Edwin Rodriguez – Augustama Weigh-In

Weighing in today at 174.8lbs., Worcester, Massachusetts-native Edwin “La Bomba” Rodriguez, 24-1 (16 KOs), is ready for his light heavyweight debut against Azea Augustama tomorrow night at the StubHub Center, in Carson, CA. Scheduled for 10 rounds, the bout will air on HBO Latino, beginning at 12:15am ET. Continue reading

Boxing is back at Casino Miami Jai-Alai in 2014

Boxing is back at Casino Miami Jai-Alai in 2014, and it all kicks off Saturday January 18th with a stellar six-bout card. The main event will feature local favorite, and light heavyweight contender Azea “The Haitian Hitman” Augustama in an eight round fight against hard-hitting Jermain Mackey of the Bahamas. The co-feature will showcase 20-year old Cuban sensation Hairon “El Maja” Socarras as he takes on Jamal Parram in a six round junior featherweight battle. Continue reading

Jessy Cruz, Azea Augustama, and Ahmed Elbiali Win In Miami

Hey fight fans take note local boxing is back in the Miami area. Al Bonanni’s-Tiburon Promotions presented it’s third local show at Casino Miami Jai-Alai. 1,500 fight fans turned out to support their local fighters on the card, the most popular being Jessy Cruz, Azea Augustama, and Ahmed Elbiali.

There were only 5 fights on the card prepared by matchmaker Rick Fisler. A good thing as fans did’nt get bored with too many fights and a feeling of a long never ending show, that sometimes happens when you put 7-9 fights on a card. Continue reading

Casino Miami Jai-Alai “Summer Slugfest”

This afternoon at Casino Miami Jai-Alai the final press conference for Saturday night’s boxing “ Summer Slugfest “ show was held.

2010 Florida Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee (Trainer/Manager) and former (since 1977, handshake agreement) Don King Promotions trainer, manager, matchmaker and talent scout Al Bonanni-Tiburon Promotions was hosting the press conference announcing his third recent show at Casino Miami Jai-Alai. Continue reading