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Joachim Alcine

Rodriguez – Alcine Draw, Rossy Upsets Hanks

Star Boxing presented another exciting night of boxing broadcast live this past Friday on ESPN2. At the historic Olympic Stadium in Montreal, Canada, battle tested veterans Delvin Rodriguez (28-7-4 16KO’s) and Joachim Alcine (35-7-2 21KO’s) fought 10 hard rounds to a draw in a Jr. Middleweight contest.

Respected ESPN ringside analyst Teddy Atlas had Rodriquez winning the fight big, and many at ringside thought Rodriguez did enough to earn the decision. Others at ringside felt many of the rounds were very close and difficult to score. Both fighters knew what was at risk entering the bout. Judge Benoit Roussel saw it 97-93 for Rodriguez, Judge Jack Woodburn saw the fight 96-94 Alcine, and Judge Pasquale Procopio saw it even at 95-95. Continue reading

Rodríguez vs Alcine on ESPN Friday Night Fights

The May 16 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature former Jr. Middleweight and Welterweight world title challenger Delvin Rodríguez (28-7-3, 16 KOs) meeting former Jr. Middleweight titlist Joachim “Ti-Joa” Alcine (35-7-1, 21 KOs) in the 10-round Jr. Middleweight main event. Continue reading

Joachim Alcine reunites with Buddy McGirt for Rodriguez fight

Former world champion Joachim Alcine (35-7-1, 21 KOs) has reunited with his former trainer James “Buddy” McGirt. The pair worked together a few years back and have now had a very solid training camp ahead of Alcine’s upcoming crossroads fight against former world title challenger Delvin Rodriguez (28-7-3, 16 KOs).

The junior middleweight bout will tale place on May 16th in ESPN2-televised main event at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The idea of the Alcone-McGirt reunion came from Alcine’s new handlers, Journeyman Management. “I felt it was the logical choice to have Buddy train Alcine again. They already had success together not long ago,” stated Journeyman Management CEO Andrew Zak. Continue reading

Boxing Returns To The Chumash Resort Casino Friday December 6

SANTA YNEZ, CA (December 2, 2013) – On Friday December 6, 2013 Gary Shaw Productions will present another addition of the boxing series titled “Central Coast Championship Night” at the Chumash Resort Casino in Santa Ynez, Calif.

In the 10-round main event, hometown hero Francisco Santana (17-3-1, 8 KOs) will put his “Central Coast Championship” on the line against Joachim Alcine (33-4-1, 19 KOs). Santana, who is currently riding a 5-fight winning streak, feels confident he’ll prevail in front of his hometown fans. Continue reading

Julian Williams vs. Joachim Alcine on June 22nd in Brooklyn, New York

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (June 12, 2013) – Unbeaten junior middleweight prospect Julian Williams is the latest in the line of Philadelphia fighters to make an impact in the boxing world beyond the City of Brotherly Love. On Saturday, June 22 Williams will headline a star-studded undercard at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center against former World Champion Joachim Alcine in the featured eight-round fight on SHOWTIME EXTREME®. Continue reading

Macklin-Alcine: Mack the Knife Aims to Return to Winning Ways in Vegas

By Padraig Ivory: Irish fight fans will be hoping Matthew Macklin can deliver a performance that may warrant a temporary change of venue name to the Thomas and Mack the Knife Centre this September 15th in Las Vegas as he takes on the test of Joachim Alcine.

The man from Tipp will settle for nothing less than a win as he seeks his first victory since 2010. The aesthetic appearance of Macklin’s professional record may be showing signs of rust after falling to 28-4 last St Patrick’s Day however the argument exists that much of Macklin’s credibility and relevance stems from his valiant performance in those losses.

Dethroning Felix Sturm on German soil was always going to be a challenge considering the uneven elevation of the terrain in favour of the local hero. The split decision verdict was proof enough to Macklin that he won the fight and with it his just place amongst the elite middleweight combatants. In his next bout Mack The Knife showed an unexpected facade to his craft as he cleverly boxed with middleweight knockout artist Sergio Maravilla Martinez before finally wilting against the supremely accurate Argentinian. Continue reading