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Javier Fortuna

Javier Fortuna, Braulio Rodriguez Score Victories in Mexico

Former WBA Interim Featherweight Champion Javier "El Abejon" Fortuna (23-0-1, 16 KOs), of the Dominican Republic, scored a third-round TKO over Mexico's Manuel Castro (12-3, 11 KOs) last Saturday (November 16) on the undercard of the Arce vs. Carmona event at the Domo of San Luis Potosi, Mexico. With Fortuna in complete control throughout, the referee finally stopped the fight after an unanswered [...]

Fortuna Next Opponent Announced: Will Face Colombia’s Jose Carmona on October 19 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Former WBA Interim Featherweight Champion and current WBC #8-ranked super featherweight contender Javier "El Abejon" Fortuna (22-0-1, 16 KOs) will face Colombian veteran Jose Carmona (22-3, 12 KOs) on Saturday, October 19, at the Palacio de los Deportes in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The power-punching super featherweights will meet in the main event of a historic night of boxing, presented [...]

Fortuna Headlines Night of Three Women’s Championship Fights in Dominican Republic on October 19

On Saturday, October 19, at the Palacio de los Deportes in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, former WBA Interim Featherweight Champion Javier "El Abejon" Fortuna (22-0-1, 16 KOs) will headline a historic night of boxing in the Dominican Republic that will also feature no less than three women's world championship fights. In separate 10-round bouts, three different women from Santo Domingo: [...]

Weights from Miami: Javier Fortuna 128 vs. Luis Franco 127.8

Javier Fortuna 128 vs. Luis Franco 127.8 Kermit Cintron 146.2 vs. Jonathan Batista 147 Juan Carlos Abreu 144.2 vs. Puro Pairol 143.4 Marco Hall 133.8 vs. Cody Fuller TBA DeAngelo Cunningham 133.6 vs. Mason Wicket 132.2 Clifton Thames TBA vs. Lavale Wilson 129.6 Dillon Cook 157.2 vs. Joel Vargas 159 Venue: Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Oklahoma Promoter: Warriors Boxing and Sampson Boxing [...]

Fortuna to Meet Franco on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights

The August 2 edition of ESPN’s Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra will feature undefeated former interim Featherweight titlist Javier “El Abejon” Fortuna (22-0, 1 NC, 16 KOs, ESPN.com No. 10 ranked Featherweight) and Luis “La Estrella” Franco (11-1, 7 KOs) in the 10-round Featherweight main event. Friday’s show from Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Okla., will air live at 9 p.m. [...]

Javier Fortuna Planning on Early Night Against Franco. Setting His Sights Next on Yuriorkis Gamboa!

Former interim WBA Featherweight Champion Javier "El Abejon" Fortuna (22-0, 16 KOs) says after destroying his next opponent, Cuban featherweight Luis "La Estrella" Franco (11-1, 7 KOs), he would consider moving up in weight and setting his sights on another Cuban fighter, Yuriorkis Gamboa. The explosive Fortuna will meet Franco in the ESPN Friday Night Fights-televised 10-round main event [...]

Franco Positive He Will Defeat Fortuna!

Cuban Olympian Franco to Face Dominican Dynamite Fortuna on ESPN Friday Night Fights on August 2 in Miami, Oklahoma Well-known trainer Jorge Rubio says his fighter, Cuban featherweight Luis "La Estrella" Franco (11-1, 7 KOs) knows exactly how to, and his positive he will, beat former interim WBA Champion Javier "El Abejon" Fortuna (22-0, 16 KOs) when the two meet on Friday, August 2 at the [...]

Fortuna to Face Franco in Featherweight War! ESPN Friday Night Fights in Miami, Oklahoma

On Friday, August 2, at the Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Oklahoma, Leon Margules of Warriors Boxing and Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing (in association with Tony Holden Productions and the Buffalo Run Casino) will proudly present an ESPN Friday Night Fights-televised night of boxing featuring a high-octane featherweight explosion between two of the best fighters in the 126-lb. division. In [...]

Lewkowicz: Javier Fortuna Would KO Any Featherweight in the World

Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz would like to congratulate his fighter, Javier "El Abejon" Fortuna (22-0, 16 KOs) of the Dominican Republic for his sensational first-round KO over Mexico's Miguel Zamudio. Fighting in the main event last Friday (April 19) at the Tropicana Showroom in the Tropicana Casino & Resort in Atlantic City (and televised live worldwide on ESPN Friday Night Fights), Fortuna came [...]

Weights from Fortuna vs. Zamudio in Atlantic City

Javier Fortuna 126.8 vs. Miguel Zamudio 125.4 (Fortuna automatically loses World Boxing Association (WBA) interim World featherweight Championship due to not making the 126-poundlimit. He initially weighed 127. Zamudio can still win title if he wins.) John Jackson 154.2 vs. Cerresso Fort 155 Jonathan Batista 147.6 vs.Emmanuel Lartei Lartey 144.6 Dean Burrel 137.2 vs. Vernon Alston 135.6 Anthony [...]

Javier Fortuna to Defend Title Against Miguel Zamudio on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights

The 12-round main event on the April 19 edition of ESPN’s Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra will feature an interim WBA Title fight between undefeated interim Featherweight titlist Javier “El Abejon” Fortuna (21-0, 1 NC, 15 KOs, The Ring No. 10) and Miguel “Michael” Zamudio (24-1-1, 13 KOs). Friday’s show from the Tropicana Resort & Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., will air live [...]

Friday’s ESPN Tripleheader Undercard Announced

The complete card has been finalized for this Friday's (April 19) ESPN Friday Night Fights-televised (10:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2 HD, ESPN Deportes and WatchESPN and later televised Saturday April 20, at 2:30 a.m. on ESPNEWS) tripleheader from the Tropicana Showroom in the Tropicana Casino & Resort in Atlantic City.   Presented by Sampson Boxing, the spectacular night of world-class boxing will be headlined [...]