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Let the Games Begin: Ward, Golden Boy, Schaefer, Broner, Khan & More!

The year 2015 is starting off with a bang- not neccessarily in the ring, but definitely outside of it. The pieces on the chess board are moving into place and when the smoke clears, we will (maybe) have a better picture of the boxing landscape.

Andre Ward

Andre Ward’s frustrating court battle with Goossen Tutor apparently has come to an end. Jay Z’s Roc Nation announced the signing of Andre Ward during their initial boxing card last night in Madison Square Garden’s theatre.

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Pugilist KOrner Radio: Don Chargin, Peter Quillin, Steve Smoger, Austin Trout, Brian Viloria, Vanes Martirosyan, and Mike Stafford

photo by Esther Lin / Showtime – Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a mammoth seven guest edition of “The Pugilist KOrner”!!

The exclusive two and a half hour presentation will feature Hall of Fame matchmaker and promoter Don “War a Week“ Chargin, WBO Middleweight Champion “Kid Chocolate“ Peter Quillin, world renowned referee Mr. Steve Smoger, former WBA Junior Middleweight Champion Austin “No Doubt“ Trout, three division world champion Brian Viloria, 2004 Olympian and Junior Middleweight title challenger Vanes Martirosyan, and elite level fight trainer Mr. Mike Stafford.

Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506

Kicking off tonight’s broadcast will be Hall of Fame matchmaker and promoter Don “War a Week” Chargin. The most knowledgeable man in the boxing business will give us his thoughts on this weekend’s massive PPV event, featuring Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara, and what this card means for the future of Golden Boy Promotions. The six decade fight proponent will also talk about the future of the entire boxing landscape. Continue reading

“Canelo vs. Lara PPV” preview edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special “Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara” 3-Hour edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”!!

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Throughout the first forty minute segment of the program, JK and Joseph will discuss the upcoming July 12th event: “Canelo Alvarez versus Erislandy Lara“, which is set to take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and will be broadcast via Showtime PPV. The outspoken duo will examine this superb pairing, which should ultimately decide Junior Middleweight supremacy. The Pugilist KOrner team will also talk about the catch weight issue, as well as both fighter’s respective preparation for the highly anticipated main event. Continue reading

“Terence Crawford TKO 9 Yuriorkis Gamboa” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special “Omaha, Nebraska” 3-Hour edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”!!

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Throughout tonight’s first segment, The Pugilist KOrner team will talk about the amazing event that took place from the Century Link Center in Omaha, Nebraska, featuring WBO Lightweight Champion Terence Crawford and former Olympic Gold medal winner Yuriorkis Gamboa. Joseph and JK will breakdown the match-up, as well as the future of both competing fighters. Continue reading

“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.

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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

“Miguel Angel Cotto” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special “WBC/Ring Middleweight Champion Miguel Cotto” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”!!

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Throughout the first forty minutes of tonight’s program, James and Joseph will discuss Miguel Cotto‘s brilliant stoppage victory over former lineal Middleweight champion Sergio “Maravilla“ Martinez in ten rounds, which took place last night at the Madison Square Garden Arena in NYC, New York, in front of over 20,000 fight fans. Continue reading

Special “Golden Boy Promotions” edition of The Pugilist KOrner featuring Don “War a Week” Chargin

richard and oscarTonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special two hour GBP edition of “The Pugilist KOrner”!!

The exclusive presentation will feature Hall of Fame matchmaker and promoter Don “War a Week“ Chargin, WBO Junior Welterweight title challenger Chris Algieri, Golden Boy Promotions Junior Middleweight prospect Eddie Gomez, and newly signed GBP hopeful Keandre Gibson of St. Louis, Missouri.

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Starting off this evening’s important broadcast will be Hall of Fame Boxing legend, Don “War a Week“ Chargin. The “Don of Boxing” will be discussing many issues regarding Richard Schaefer’s recent departure from Golden Boy Promotions, as well as the potential impact of his resignation as CEO of the largest promotional organization in the sport. GBP’s senior advisor will also talk about the future of Oscar’s company, and the ripple effect it could have on the 2014 boxing calendar. Continue reading

Richard Schaefer leaves Golden Boy Promotions

Richard Schaefer, the CEO of Golden Boy Promotions, has resigned from the company as of today. This was no surprise as Schaefer and Oscar De La Hoya had recently bumped heads over the issue of mending the fence with Top Rank. De La Hoya was in favor of patching things up with Bob Arum and Top Rank, whereas Schaefer was against it.

Schaefer had been with Golden Boy Promotions for 12 years and was a huge part of the company’s success. De La Hoya had the name, but Schaefer did a lot of the hard work in putting cards together and signing high quality fighters. Continue reading

The Pugilist KOrner: Deontay Wilder, Don Chargin, Antonio Orozco, Ghislain Maduma, Glen Tapia, Manuel Avila

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

The exclusive presentation will feature WBC Heavyweight mandatory challenger Deontay Wilder, Hall of Fame matchmaker and promoter Don Chargin, Junior Welterweight prospect Antonio Orozco, Lightweight prospect Ghislain Maduma, Junior Middleweight prospect Glen Tapia, and Super Bantamweight prospect Manuel Avila.

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Starting off tonight’s program will be undefeated WBC Heavyweight mandatory title challenger Deontay Wilder (31-0, 31 KOs). The Bronze Bomber from Tuscaloosa will discuss his plight for Heavyweight supremacy and give the listeners his take on this past Saturday night’s Heavyweight title fight between Bermane Stiverne and Chris Arreola. The 28 year old fighter will also enlighten us about his run-in with internet troll Charlie Zelenoff and how this creepy entanglement became a stark reality. Continue reading

The Pugilist KOrner: Bill Caplan, Virgil Hunter, Mike Stafford, Joe DeGuardia, Marvin Cordova Jr, and Alex Martin

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

The exclusive presentation will feature Hall of Fame publicist Bill Caplan, elite level trainer Virgil Hunter, expert boxing coach Mike Stafford, passionate fight promoter Joe DeGuardia, talented Welterweight prospect Marvin Cordova Jr, and undefeated 147 pound prospect Alex Martin.

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

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