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Campillo vs. Kovalev

Weights: Burgos – Martinez; Campillo – Kovalev

NEW YORK, NY (January 18, 2013)- WBO number-one ranked Jr. Lightweight Juan Carlos “Mini” Burgos (30-1, 20 KOs) and Roman “Rocky Martinez (26-1-1, 16 KOs) stepped onto the scales earlier today at the official weigh in for their WBO world title bout that is set to take place tomorrow, Saturday, January 19th at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The match up will be part of a championship tripleheader televised LIVE on HBO Boxing After Dark® at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT. Continue reading

Rising Boxing Stars Will Get Chance to Shine on NBCSN Fight Night Future Stars

NEW YORK – January 17, 2013 – NBC Sports Group continues its Fight Night series, Saturday at 9 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network, with a main event featuring Gabriel “Chico Guapo” Campillo (21-4-1, 7 KO’s) of Madrid, Spain vs. Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (19-0-1, 16 KO’s) of Ft. Lauderdale Fla., at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Conn. The Fight Night telecast on Saturday will be the first 2013 edition of the popular nationally televised boxing series. Continue reading

Campillo-Kovalev on Saturday, January 19th at the Mohegan Sun Casino

Former World Boxing Association (WBA) light heavyweight champion Gabriel Campillo, 21-4-1, 7 KOs, is ready for his return to the ring after a layoff of almost one year. He fights undefeated power puncher Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev, 18-0-1, 15 KOs, in an anticipated 10-rounder at the Mohegan Sun Casino on Saturday, January 19th. The fight is the feature bout in the season opener of NBC Sports Network’s popular FIGHT NIGHT boxing series. The telecast will begin at 9PM ET with the Elvin Ayala vs. Curtis Stevens co-feature. Continue reading

Campillo-Kovalev on 1/19; New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame; Prazak vs. Holm

TOTOWA, NJ – November 14, 2012 – NBC Sports Network’s popular “Fight Night” TV boxing series starts 2013 off with a bang on January 19th when Sergey Kovalev, 19-0-1, 17 KOs, takes on Gabriel Campillo, 21-4-1, 8 KOs, in an international 10-round light heavyweight main event. The nationally televised fight will be held at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT. The NBC Sports Network telecast will begin at 9PM ET. Continue reading