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Velazquez, Gingras battle for New England title in summer kickoff at Twin River

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (May 22nd, 2014) -- The last time Rich Gingras fought for a title, he only had the belt in his grasp for a few fleeting moments due to a bizarre scorekeeping gaffe that ultimately left him empty-handed. This time, he'd prefer to take matters into his own hands, not leave the decision up to somebody else. "This time, I'm bringing it home," Gingras said. "It's not going down like [...]

The Pugilist KOrner’s KOrner’s tonight: Dissecting Calderon-Fuentes, Vazquez Jr-Oquendo, Linares-Velazquez, More!

Blog Talk Radio’s, “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap” is proud to present a special “Iron Boy” edition tonight at 9:00 PM EST. Pugilist KOrner link: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/wcsteelerfan/2012/10/08/tha-weekend-wrap Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506 On tonight’s broadcast, we will be dissecting Ivan Calderon/Moises Fuentes, Wilfredo Vazquez Jr/Jonathan Oquendo, [...]

Jorge Linares decisions Velazquez, and Yoshihiro Kamegai draws with Silva

By Joseph Herron - On Saturday night, October 6th, at the classic Memorial Auditorium in Sacramento, California, Don Chargin Productions & Paco Presents Boxing staged a memorable eight bout fight card, which was headlined by the return of two division world champion Jorge Linares (32-3, 20 KOs) and the Japanese KO artist, Welterweight Yoshihiro Kamegai (21-0-1, 18 KOs). In the co-main event of the [...]

Jorge Linares attempts to jumpstart his career on October 6th

By Joseph Herron: Almost three years ago to the day, a young talent from Venezuela was the toast of the boxing world. Despite fighting almost exclusively in Tokyo, Japan, throughout the first five years of his professional career, Jorge Linares had already become a two division world champion and had entered the elite level discussion among fight scribes at the tender age of 24. The heralded young [...]