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Boxing 411: “Mayweather vs. Maidana” analysis with Jesse James Leija

Last week, Boxing 411 caught up with two time world champion and talented young fight promoter Jesse James Leija to analyze the upcoming super fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana, which is slated to be broadcast on Showtime PPV on May3rd, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

The knowledgeable fight trainer and former world champion recognizes the gifts that both fighters will bring to the ring and examines the tumultuous fight style of “El Chino” Maidana versus the seemingly impervious defensive technique of “Money” Mayweather.

“I expect to see a great, great fight on May 3rd and a tough, tough fight for both fighters,” observes the budding young boxing promoter. “Mayweather brings intelligence, speed, and experience to the ring, and Maidana is so brutally tough that he’ll give you everything you can handle on fight night.” Continue reading

Jesse James Leija and Leija Battah Promotions Confirmed for Inaugural Box Fan Expo

Las Vegas (FEBRUARY 24, 2014)–Two-Time world champion Jesse James Leija
and Leija Battah Promotions has committed to attend the inaugural Box Fan Expo this September at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Since acquiring his promotional license with successful entrepreneur Mike Battah, Two-Time World Champion Jesse James Leija has produced some of the most successful fight cards in San Antonio, Texas, in collaborative effort with Golden Boy Promotions. Continue reading

Jesse James Leija: Building a future with old school methods

Since acquiring his promotional license with successful entrepreneur Mike Battah, two-time World Champion Jesse James Leija has produced four successful fight cards in a collaborative effort with industry stalwarts Golden Boy Promotions and Top Rank, Inc. Although the pairings have been fruitful, the San Antonio boxing legend sees the future of Leija-Battah Promotions achieving long-term success upon adopting a much different and time tested business model. Continue reading