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Johan Perez

Golden Boy Promotions’ Fighters Win In Venezuela

LOS ANGELES (Jan 19) – Former WBA Interim Super Lightweight World Champion Johan “El Terrible” Perez (20-2-1, 13 KOs) returned to the ring on Friday, Jan. 16 to win the vacant NABA Welterweight title at the Polideportivo José María Vargas in La Guaira, Venezuela. Perez defeated Humberto “Betillo” Gutierrez (29-6-2, 21 KOs) via a 12-round unanimous decision. Continue reading

Showtime PPV Results: Herrera-Perez

Tonight’s Showtime pay per view broadcast opened with a terrific matchup, as American Mauricio Herrera took on Johan Perez, of Caracas, Venezuela. The last time we saw Herrera was in Puerto Rico against 140 pound kingpin Danny Garcia, where many fans feel he was the victim of home cooking in favor of the champ. This time he felt more at home in Las Vegas, which is only about a four hour drive from his residence in Riverside, California. Perez held training camp for this bout in America for the first time in his career, where he benefited from great sparring at Daniel Ponce De Leon’s gym in California.

The opening rounds started with Herrera moving forward and Perez backing up, circling to his left, and attempting to counterpunch. Neither man could get land anything flush, causing a lot of tie ups as they slipped punches and jockeyed for position. Things were a bit messy and Herrera wasn’t cutting off the ring but rather following his opponent. It felt as though the Venezuelan fighter was doing the better work early on. Continue reading

Juan Manuel Lopez, Francisco Vargas, Johan Perez Interview

Kelly Swanson

Thanks, everybody for joining us today on the call. We do have a super undercard to talk about, the undercard for Canelo vs. Lara PPV on Saturday, July 12th. And we have four of the fighters on that card joining us today, along with Oscar De La Hoya, President of Golden Boy Promotions.

Before I get to that just a quick program note that I just got, Showtime’s All Access Canelo vs. Lara, the first segment will be Friday, June 27th at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time and Pacific Time. So just please make note of that. And for this call today we are going to start with the opening Pay-Per-View bout, which is between Johan Perez and Mauricio Herrera. Continue reading

“Redemption” – Spadafora-Perez weights from Chester, West Virginia

For those not in the West Virginia are you will be able to watch this
event LIVE from start to finish around the WORLD on GFL.tv! Click the
link below for more info:

http://www.gfl.tv/Events/Fight/Boxing/Redemption_Paul_Spadfora_vs_Johan_Perez/2214

Weights from the Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack, and Resort in Chester,
West Virginia

Paul Spadafora 140 vs. Johan Perez 139 Continue reading

Paul Spadafora vs Johan Perez on Nov 30

Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort in association with Roy Jones Jr. Presents, Golden Boy Promotions & TNT Promotions present a special edition of “Live Championship Boxing” on Saturday November 30th, 2013 at The Harv. In the 12 Round Main Event, Paul “The Pittsburgh Kid” Spadafora faces Johan “El Terrible” Perez of Caracas, Venezuela for the WBA Interim Super Lightweight World Title. Continue reading

Sat. Nov. 30th – Paul Spadafora vs. Johan Perez

Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort in association with Roy Jones Jr. Presents, Golden Boy Promotions & TNT Promotions present a special edition of “Live Championship Boxing” on Saturday November 30th, 2013 at The Harv. In the 12 Round Main Event, Paul “The Pittsburgh Kid” Spadafora faces Johan “El Terrible” Perez of Caracas, Venezuela for the WBA Interim Super Lightweight World Title. Continue reading