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Andrade – Korobov ordered to fight for WBO Middleweight title

Philadelphia (September 10, 2014)– The World Boxing Organization ordered a bout between Jr. Middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade (21-0, 14 KO’s) and Matt Korobov (24-0, 14 KO’s) to fight for the vacant Middleweight championship.

“We are very happy and delighted that the WBO has given Demetrius Andrade this great opportunity to fight for the Middleweight world title,” said Banner Promotions CEO Artie Pelullo.

“It’s a great opportunity for Demetrius to become a two-division world champion. Matt Korobov and Demetrius Andrade were both 2007 world amateur champions & 2008 Olympians. Demetrius from the United States and Korobov from Russia. As professionals they are both undefeated and their paths will finally cross.” Continue reading

Team Demetrius Andrade to Canelo “Put up or shut up”

Philadelphia (September 10, 2014)– In recent weeks, Former Jr. Middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez (44-1-1, 31 KO’s) and his team at Golden Boy Promotions have been going over potential opponents for Canelo’s expected return to the ring this fall.

Three names that are allegedly on a short list include undefeated current WBO Jr. Middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade (21-0, 14 KO’s), former Welterweight champion Joshua Clottey and James Kirkland.

But according to Andrade’s father and trainer Paul Andrade, no formal talks have ever taken place and Andrade went on to say he feels that inclusion of Demetrius name is only to bolster Canelo. Continue reading

Demetrius Andrade to Canelo Alvarez: “The line forms behind me”

After a successful trip of the United Kingdom, WBO Jr. Middleweight champion Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade (21-0, 14 KO’s) wants to make it clear that he is the man to beat at 154 pounds and wants Canelo Alvarez and his promoter Oscar De La Hoya to know that he would be interested in facing the Mexican star in a fall bout.

“I read some comments that Oscar made to Lara after the fight that there is a line about 10 people deep to fight Canelo and Lara would have to get to the back of it. What Oscar failed to mention is that line forms behind me.”, said the undefeated champion.

“I am the WBO champion and I am undefeated. As I look down the rankings, I just defeated my mandatory Brian Rose and Alvarez is ranked number-two by the WBO. He will be elevated to number-one and I am ready and willing to fight him for my title. I just hope he would be prepared for the beating I will put on him.”

Demetrius Andrade invades Liverpool, England

Philadelphia (July 11, 2014)– Fresh off his recent 7th round stoppage over Brian Rose on June 14 in Brooklyn,  WBO Jr. Middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade (21-0, 14 KO’s) is in Liverpool, England this week as he is accompanying Vladine Biosse as he takes on undefeated prospect Callum Smith.
 
Andrade’s father/trainer Paul trains Biosse.
 
Andrade has gained lots of popularity in the United Kingdom following his win over Englishman Rose.
 
Andrade, who is promoted by Banner Promotions and Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing has done a plethora of interviews with the British press, posed for many pictures with fans and signed autographs.
 
 
 

“The Pugilist KOrner” Radio: Bill Caplan, Tori Nelson, Demetrius Andrade, Sergey Gulyakevich, Lydell Rhodes, and Trey Lippe-Morrison

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents packed, “Evening of Prospects” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner”!!

The special presentation will feature Hall of Fame publicist Bill Caplan, current WIBA Welterweight Champion Tori “Sho-Nuff” Nelson, reigning WBO Junior Middleweight Champion Demetrius Andrade, Lightweight prospect Sergey “The Minsk Surgeon” Gulyakevich, Junior Welterweight prospect Lydell “The Hackman” Rhodes, and Heavyweight prospect Trey Lippe-Morrison.

Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506

Kicking off this evening’s broadcast will be Hall of Fame publicist and writer Bill Caplan. The lifelong fight proponent will discuss some of his favorite clients, as well as some of the upcoming events on the boxing calendar. Mr. Caplan will also examine the role of the mainstream media in how fans ultimately view the sport of boxing. Continue reading

“The Pugilist KOrner” Radio: Pat Russell, Joe DeGuardia, Bryant Jennings, Demetrius Andrade, Seanie Monaghan, and Mercito Gesta

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents another packed six guest edition of “The Pugilist KOrner”!!

The exclusive presentation will feature renowned boxing referee and ringside judge Pat Russell, President and CEO of Star Boxing Joe DeGuardia, current undefeated Heavyweight contender Bryant Jennings, reigning WBO Junior Middleweight Champion Demetrius Andrade, entertaining Light Heavyweight prospect Seanie Monaghan, and Junior Welterweight contender Mercisto Gesta.

Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506 Continue reading

“Ruslan Provodnikov vs. Chris Algieri” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a “NEW…WBO Junior Welterweight Champion” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”!!

Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506

Throughout the first forty minutes of the show, The Pugilist KOrner team will discuss Chris Algieri’s big victory over incumbent title holder Ruslan Provodnikov, which took place at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, yesterday evening. Does the 30 year old pre-med student from Huntington, New York, have a bright future in the soon to be wide open Junior Welterweight division, or was his victory over the hard punching, “Siberian Express“ a mere anomaly? Continue reading

Brian Rose confident ahead of Andrade fight

Brian Rose says he will prove he belongs at World level when he challenges Demetrius Andrade for the WBO World Light Middleweight title at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, live on Sky Sports from 2am on Sunday June 15.

Rose enters his first World title fight and first pro contest outside of the UK in great form having landed the mandatory position for Andrade’s crown with a gutsy win over Javier Maciel in October that followed a final round stoppage triumph over former World champion Joachim Alcine. Continue reading