NBC Sports Network will re-air the September 21st “Fight Night” broadcast on Monday, September 24th at 9PM ET. The show was promoted by Main Events and Peltz Boxing. To find the location of the NBC Sports Network on your local cable, satellite or IPTV provider, go to: http://www.nbcsports.msnbc.com/id/30092015/ns/sports/ Continue reading
By Joseph Herron: “One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.” – Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)
In an era where massive scrutiny is placed on a single blemish within a fighter’s resume, 26 year old Gabriel Rosado (20-5, 12 KOs) has been quietly climbing up the Junior Middleweight ladder one performance at a time.
After turning pro with minimal amateur experience at the age of 20, the Philadelphia puncher has been hard at work; mastering his craft while learning on the job. Although the perpetual student owns a resume with five losses, including a humbling defeat at the hands of Alfredo Angulo in 2009, Rosado currently finds himself just one step away from a world title opportunity.
But the “King” admits it hasn’t been easy. Continue reading
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NBC SPORTS NETWORK “FIGHT NIGHT”
SEPTEMBER 21, 2012
SANDS CASINO RESORT, BETHLEHEM, PA
4 Rounds – Junior Middleweights
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Bethlehem, PA-The six main-event fighters on Friday’s big NBC Sports Network met at today’s (Wednesday) final press conference at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem.
Headlining the seven-bout card is a 12-round fight for the No. 1 slot in the International Boxing Federation (IBF) world junior middleweight rankings between Charles Whittaker, of Georgetown, Cayman Islands, and Gabriel Rosado, of Philadelphia, PA. The winner is guaranteed a shot at current champion Cornelius Bundrage, of Detroit, MI, within six months. Continue reading
Philadelphia’s “King” Gabriel Rosado will step up into the main event on Friday, September 21st when “NBCSN Fight Night” returns to the Sands Hotel and Casino in Bethlehem, PA. Rosado, ranked #3 in the world among junior middleweights, will take on #2 ranked Charles Whittaker of the Cayman Islands in a bout for the #1 position in the IBF Junior Middleweight division. The victor will be guaranteed the opportunity to fight for the International Boxing Federation (IBF) Middleweight Title now held by Cornelius “K9” Bundrage. Continue reading
Georgetown, Cayman Islands—Junior middleweight Charles Whittaker hopes everyone underestimates his chances of beating Gabriel Rosado when the two collide Friday evening, Sept. 21, at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem.