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Jean Pascal vs. Don George on December 6th at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada

Montreal, Wednesday, October 22th – InterBox is proud to announce that WBC Diamond title belt holder Jean Pascal (29-2-1, 17 KO) from Canada has signed on to face current IBO Super Middleweight champion Donovan George (26-4-2, 22 KO) from the USA. The two champions will lock horns on December 6th at the Montreal Bell Centre. This bout will mark the first of a multi-fight agreement reached between Jean Pascal, Jean Pascal Promotions and InterBox. Continue reading

“The Pugilist KOrner” Radio: Bruce Trampler, Barry Hunter, Donovan George, and Rick Morones Jr.

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special four guest edition of “The Pugilist KOrner”!!

The two-hour presentation will feature Hall of Fame matchmaker Bruce Trampler, expert trainer of Lamont and Anthony Peterson, Mr. Barry Hunter, Super Middleweight contender Don “Da Bomb” George, and young, ambitious fight trainer Mr. Rick Morones Jr.

Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506

Kicking off tonight’s broadcast will be Hall of Fame matchmaker Bruce Trampler. The Top Rank executive will discuss this past Saturday night’s tremendous match-up between Terence Crawford and Yuriorkis Gamboa, which took place in Omaha, Nebraska, in front of almost 11,000 fans. Mr. Trampler will also talk about the future of Manny Pacquiao, as well as other fighters currently competing under the Top Rank promotional banner. Continue reading

The Pugilist KOrner: Virgil Hunter, Austin Trout, Glen Tapia, Donovan George, Keandre Gibson, and Mike Jimenez

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents elite level trainer Virgil Hunter, former WBA Junior Middleweight Champion Austin “No Doubt“ Trout, Junior Middleweight prospect Glen Tapia, Super Middleweight contender Don “Da Bomb” George, Junior Welterweight prospect Keandre Gibson, and Super Middleweight prospect Mike Jimenez on tonight’s two hour episode of “The Pugilist KOrner”.

Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506

It’s a privilege to welcome elite level trainer Virgil Hunter back to the Pugilist KOrner. The always astute boxing mentor will discuss his pound for pound fighter’s dominant performance over previously undefeated Edwin Rodriguez on November 16th, as well as the status of his soon to be Welterweight star from Bolton, Lancashire, Amir Khan. Continue reading

Special edition of The Pugilist KOrner co-hosted by Don “Da Bomb” George” at 9PM EST

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, the Sports Krib is proud to present a very special edition of “The Pugilist KOrner”, which will be co-hosted by Super Middleweight contender Don “Da Bomb” George.

The Chi-Town banger will be speaking to fellow Chicago resident and IBF Junior Middlweight title challenger Carlos Molina, expert trainer Abel Sanchez, Hall of Fame matchmaker and promoter Don “War a Week” Chargin, and Junior Middleweight prospect Chris Pearson.

To call in and be a part of the live broadcast: 718-506-1506 Continue reading

Don George Congratulates His Friend and Former Opponent, Adonis Stevenson

stevenson22Chicago-based middleweight contender Donovan “Da Bomb” George wishes to congratulate his friend and former opponent Adonis Stevenson for his WBC Light Heavyweight title-winning KO1 over Chad Dawson last Saturday.

George and Stevenson became friends while sparring at Detroit’s Kronk Gym, after the two met in a fight in October 2012 (won by Stevenson after 12 tough rounds).

“I’m very happy for Adonis,” said George (24-3-2, 21 KOs), who is currently in heavy preparations for his upcoming ESPN Friday Night Fights-televised 10-round co-main event against Caleb Truax on Friday, June 21 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

After absorbing Stevenson’s best shots, George says he wasn’t surprised by Dawson’s spectacular exit just 1:16 in the first round at the Bell Center in Montreal. Continue reading

George vs. Lopez a draw: Granados-Cintron scored a draw

By Rob Smith: In a pair of fights where the judges seemed to get it wrong tonight, middleweight Don George (24-3-2, 21 KO’s) fought to a controversial 10 round draw against 35-year-old David Lopez (41-14-1, 23 KO’s) in the main event, and in the co-main event welterweight Kermit Cintron (33-5-2, 28 KO’s) and Adrian Granados (11-2-2, 7 KO’s) fought to a 10 round draw as well at the UIC Pavilion, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

In the George-Lopez fight, George appeared to do the better work, land the harder shots, and land more punches. However, the judges scored it 97-94 for Lopez, 96-94 for George, and 95-95. George definitely outworked Lopez in rounds 1, 2, 4, 6-10. Lopez fought well in rounds 3 and 5, and that’s about the only rounds you could give him unless you wanted to ignore all the big right hands George was nailing him with. Continue reading

Don “Da Bomb” George and Kermit Cintron on ESPN FNF

By John G. Thompson – Tonight on ESPN2’s Friday Night Fights series, power punching prospect Don “Da Bomb” George (24-3-1, 21 KO’s) faces fifty-four fight veteran David “The Destroyer” Lopez (41-13, 23 KO’s) in George’s hometown at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, Illinois. Also in action, former champion Kermit Cintron (33-5-1, 28 KO’s) looks to keep his career alive against Adrian “Tigre” Granados (11-2-1, 7 KO’s), a fighter ten years younger than Cintron. Continue reading

Weights: George 163, Lopez 162

524Television: ESPN Friday Night Fights
Promoters: Round 3 Productions, 8 Count Productions,
Warriors Boxing, Blue Wave Boxing
Venue: UIC Pavilion in Chicago, IL

Donovan George, 163 vs. David Lopez, 162
Kermit Cintron, 146 vs. Adrian Granados, 146
Paul Littleton, 162 vs. Roberto Acevedo, 164
Sergio Montes de Oca, 124 vs. Hairon Socarras, 124
Jose Arambula, 136 vs. Jacob Akin, 139
Ricardo Chavez, 236 vs. Calbert Lewis, 230
Semajay Thomas, 153 vs. Justin Gauthier, 151

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All or Nothing for Don George: ‘If I Never Win a Title or Get Close, my Whole Career is a Bust.’

523Chicago middleweight Donovan “Da Bomb” George says there will be more than a win or a loss on the line when he steps in the ring against former world title challenger David “The Destroyer” Lopez this Friday, March 22.

According to George, he must win or his boxing career has been a waste.

George (24-3-1, 21 KOs) will drop down to middleweight to face Lopez (41-13, 23 KOs) of Nogales, Mexico, in the 10-round middleweight main event, at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion and televised live on ESPN Friday Night Fights.

Presented by 8 Count Productions, Round 3 Productions and Warriors Boxing the night’s co-main event will pit former world champion Kermit “EL Asesino” Cintron (33-5-1, 28 KOs) dropping back down to welterweight to face Chicago slugger Adrian “EL Tigre” Granados (11-2-1, 7 KOs). Continue reading