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Summer boxing action sizzles in Las Vegas when former world title contender Alfonzo Gomez faces Ed Paredes on July 9

LAS VEGAS (June 11, 2014) – The Independence Day fireworks will continue into Wednesday, July 9 when FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes’ Golden Boy Live! series returns to Las Vegas with an exciting card featuring former world title contender Alfonso Gomez when he battles Ed Paredes in the 10 round junior middleweight main event along with rising stars Joseph Diaz Jr. and Diego De La Hoya who will both compete in televised bouts at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The tripleheader from the ‘Fight Capital of the World’ will kick off the mega fight week featuring Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara on Saturday, July 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena and televised live on SHOWTIME PPV®. Continue reading

Gary Shaw Productions Paredes and Rivera ready to make pro debuts

PUERTO RICO (February 19, 2014) – Gary Shaw Productions newly signed amateur stars, Luis Paredes and Jean “Chapito” Rivera will be making their pro debuts this Saturda, March 22 in Ponce, Puerto Rico, on the undercard of Jose Pedraza (15-0, 10 KOs) vs. Alberto Garza (26-6-1, 21 KOs).

Both fighters speak on their upcoming bouts and fighting in their native land of Puerto Rico. Both fighters stand 5’7 with Paredes fighting at featherweight and Rivera campaigning at bantamweight. Continue reading

Avoided welterweight contender Ed Paredes returns to ring Aug. 23

DEERFIELD, Fla. (August 9, 2013) – One of the most avoided welterweights in the world, Ed “The Lion” Paredes (33-3-1, 22 KOs) returns to the ring August 23 on the “Iron Mike Returns!” card, representing the debut promotional event for Iron Mike Productions, formerly Acquinity Sports, at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York. Continue reading

Ed Paredes ready to replace Brook vs. Alexander

643 World-rated welterweight Ed “The Lion” Paredes (32-3-1, 21 KOs) is ready, willing and able to replace injured Kell Brook on May 18 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, as the new challenger for International Boxing Federation (IBF) champion Devon “The Great” Alexander (24-1, 13 KOs).

Rated No. 14 in the world by the IBF, Paredes is also ranked No. 3 by the World Boxing Council (WBC) and World Boxing Association (WBA), as well as No. 12 by the World Boxing Organization (WBO).

Paredes, fighting out of Hollywood (FL), is riding a 10-fight win streak. He has won 11 of his last 12 fights with one draw, since suffering his last loss four years ago to Carlos Molina by 10-round decision. Paredes’ last fight was a victory by 10-round decision over veteran Hector Munoz last November in Sunrise, Florida. Continue reading