New York, NY (7/16/13) – Fresh off his scintillating first-round annihilation of Denis Grachev in the coveted Monte-Carlo Million Dollar Super 4 Tournament finale in Monaco this past Saturday, red-hot, top-rated super middleweight contender Edwin “La Bomba” Rodriguez (24-0, 16KO’s) will visit the ESPN Studios in Bristol, CT, tomorrow afternoon. Rodriguez will spend a few hours at the studios participating in a number of media activities and discussing his sensational victory from this past Saturday. Continue reading
For just a moment, let us allow ourselves, the true boxing fans to acknowledge the great accomplishment of Edwin “La Bomba” Rodriguez. Last Saturday evening at the Salle des etoiles in Monte Carlo, Monaco the Dominican cum Massachusetts fighter thoroughly destroyed Denis “Drago’s Son” Grachev after less than two hundred seconds had elapsed. Perhaps the fact that throughout the majority of the first and only round, Grachev stood almost squarely in front of Rodriguez.
Add to that the almost platinum buzz cut adorned by Denis made his head look like a box for which to box and three sides of the box to hit was all Edwin (24(16)-0) would need to tee off on his opponent. It is up to the interpretation of the boxing know whether or not the first round TKO victory was a true shock or as expected. Continue reading
The Law Offices of Mario Davila is proud to present a special “Edwin ‘La Bomba’ Rodriguez TKO 1 Denis Grachev” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap” tonight at 9:00 PM EST.
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During tonight’s broadcast, James and Joseph will discuss last night’s first round blow-out of Denis Grachev at the hands of “La Bomba” Edwin Rodriguez. Continue reading
Super middleweight Edwin Rodriguez (24-0, 16 KO’s) proved he was the better man tonight in quickly stopped Denis Grachev (13-2-1, 8 KO’s) in the 1st round on Saturday night at the Salle des etoiles, in Monte Carlo, Monaco. Rodriguez nailed a hurt Grachev with three straight clubbing right hands to the head that ended with referee Stanley Christodolou stopping in to stop the fight at 2:50 of the round.
Rodriguez had already put Grachev down twice in the round, and he was hitting him nearly at will at the time of the stoppage.
Rodriguez made the calculated move to come out blazing fast in the 1st round and throwing everything he had at the slower but hard hitting Grachev. Continue reading
New York, NY / Monaco / Johannesburg (July 12) – Downtown Monte Carlo came alive on Friday afternoon as all eight boxers weighed in for the “Million Dollar Super Four” final tournament in Monaco on Saturday night.
Each boxer comfortably made the weight, with all eight declaring themselves fit and ready to fight. Continue reading
Edwin Rodriguez vs. Denis Grachev Monte-Carlo Million Dollar Super 4 finale this Saturday, July 13 in Monaco
New York, NY (7/9/13) – Promoter Lou DiBella is entering a busy and very significant three-week stretch for his company DiBella Entertainment (DBE), starting with Edwin Rodriguez (23-0, 15KO’s) and Denis Grachev (13-1-1, 8KO’s) squaring off in the Monte-Carlo Million Dollar Super 4 Finale from the Salle des Etoiles in Monte Carlo, Monaco. The tournament, which began on March 30, and is promoted by Rodney Berman’s Golden Gloves, carries a $1,000,000 grand prize with a 60/40 split going to the tournament champion. Rodriguez-Grachev is scheduled for 10 rounds at a catch-weight of 171½ lbs. Rodriguez-Grachev is being distributed worldwide by leading boxing rights distributor Octapixx LIVE, and will be broadcast live in the United States on beIN Sport USA at 3:00pm ET. It will also be transmitted live on top channels in many international territories including SuperSport in Africa; Space in Latin America; Al Jazeera Sport in the Middle East; beIN Sport France; Russia 2; BoxNation in the United Kingdom; and more. Continue reading
New York City, NY (July 6, 2013) While the rest of the United States celebrated the Fourth of July over the weekend, two of boxing’s finest contenders, Edwin Rodriguez and Denis Grachev were busy in Houston, Texas and Big Bear, California, respectively finalizing preparations for their return to Monte Carlo next Saturday night, July 13. Continue reading
The Pugilist KOrner: Paulie Malignaggi, Edwin Rodriguez, Carlos Molina, Luis Ambrosio, and Carina Moreno
The Law Offices of Mario Davila is proud to present two division World Champion Paulie Malignaggi, Super Middleweight contender Edwin Rodriguez, IBF Junior Middleweight title challenger Carlos Molina, Featherweight prospect Luis Ambrosio, and three division Women’s World Champion Carina Moreno on this week’s edition of “The Pugilist KOrner”!!
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Making his way back to “The Pugilist KOrner” will be two division World Champion Paulie “Magic Man” Malignaggi (32-5, 7 KOs). The former WBA Welterweight Champ will discuss the controversial decision that ended his reign as 147 pound title holder when he faced Adrien “The Problem” Broner this past weekend in Brooklyn, New York. “The Magic Man” will also talk about his future in the sport of boxing. Continue reading
Denis Grachev may be the underdog, but he’s training with the will of a champion ahead of his July 13 fight with Edwin Rodriguez for the Million Dollar Super Four crown in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
The tournament is promoted by Golden Gloves.
Grachev (13-1, 8 KOs) is holed up at Abel Sanchez’s Summit Gym in Big Bear, California, where the stable includes WBA and IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, who fights in the US later this month.
Grachev earned his place in the final against Rodriguez (23-0, 15 KOs) with a rugged 10-round split-decision defeat of undefeated two-time champion Zsolt Erdei in Monaco in March. Continue reading
New York, NY / Monaco / Johannesburg (June 13) – Denis Grachev may be the underdog, but he’s training with the will of a champion ahead of his July 13 fight with Edwin Rodriguez for the Million Dollar Super Four crown in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Grachev (13-1, 8 KOs) is holed up at Abel Sanchez’s High Altitude Training Facility in Big Bear, California, where the stable includes WBA and IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, who fights in the US later this month. Continue reading