Undefeated super featherweight contender, Jose “Sniper” Pedraza (15-0, 10 KOs), is ready to battle Mexico’s, Alberto “Kichis” Garza (26-6-1, 21 KOs), for the vacant International Boxing Organization super featherweight title this Saturday March 22nd. The 12-round main event bout promoted by Gary Shaw Productions, Universal Promotions and DiBella Entertainment will air live only in the U.S. and Puerto Rico on Direct TV at 9:00 P.M. EST. Continue reading
PUERTO RICO (February 17, 2014) – Team Puerto Rico’s undefeated pride and joy, Jose “Sniper” Pedraza (15-0, 10 KOs), will make his way back to the ring on March 22nd, at the auditorium Juan Pachin Vicens in Ponce, Puerto Rico. The unbeaten star will battle Mexico’s, Alberto “Kichis” Garza (26-1-1, 21 KOs), for the vacant International Boxing Organization super featherweight title. The 12-round main event bout promoted by Gary Shaw Productions, Universal Promotions and DiBella Entertainment will air live only in the U.S and Puerto Rico on Direct TV at 9:00 P.M. EST. Continue reading
November 8, 2013 – Two of Puerto Rico’s most talented boxers have marched their way up the rankings. Jose “Sniper” Pedraza (15-0, 10 KOs) is now ranked WBC No. 8 and WBA No. 11 in the Super Featherweight division and fellow countryman Thomas Dulorme (19-1, 14 KOs) is rated WBC No. 6 and WBA No. 5 at Super Lightweight. Both Pedraza and Dulorme are part of “Team Puerto Rico”, a promotional group consisting of Gary Shaw Productions, DiBella Entertainment and Universal Promotions. Continue reading
In the 10-round main event, Russian sluger Rustam Nugaev continued to impress the boxing world with a spectacular performance against a game Jose Hernandez. Both fighters had their moments in the early rounds. Hernandez would land combinations in spurts as did Nugaev, but it was the Russian who did the most damage in the exchanges. In the fifth round, Rustam landed a solid temple shot, followed by a vicious body blow that put Hernandez down and out. Nugaev never backed up during the fight and the pressure was too much for Hernandez who gave a valiant effort in defeat. With the KO victory, Nugaev moves to (27-4, 15 KOs) as Hernandez drops to (14-7-1, 6 KOs). The bout was stopped the 1:38 mark of round 5. Continue reading
NEW JERSEY (August 6, 2013) – Gary Shaw Productions ESPN Friday Night Fights card, Friday August 9th at the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa in Cabazon, Calif is heating up. While the main event of the evening will consist of a pair of rising lightweights, Rustam Nugaev and Jose Hernandez, the co-feature is just as exciting and it has all the potential to steal the show with junior lightweights Gabriel Tolmajyan (14-2-1, 3 KOs) and Jose Pedraza (13-0, 9 KOs) squaring off in a matchup that holds a ton of promise for the winner. Continue reading
NEW YORK, June 10, 2013 – This past Saturday at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, highly touted Puerto Rican prospect, Jose “Sniper” Pedraza (13-0, 9 KO’s) made an impressive HBO Latino debut by defeating tough Mexican, Sergio Villanueva ( 25-3-2, 13 KO’s ) by scoring a 7th round TKO. Continue reading
January 24, 2013 – On Saturday, February 23, Universal Promotions will be presenting their first 2013 boxing card at the Auditorium Juan “Pachin” Vicens in Ponce, Puerto Rico, which will feature three championship fights. Continue reading
All the fighters competing on ShoBox: The New Generation tomorrow/Friday, Oct. 12, live on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) made weight on their first attempts Thursday at Ameristar Casino in St. Charles, Mo.
In the eight-round main event, former international amateur standout and highly regarded Puerto Rican prospect, Jose “The Sniper” Pedraza (10-0, 6 KOs), faces southpaw Tevin “The American Idol” Farmer (7-3-1, 1 KO) of Philadelphia in a lightweight fight.
The ShoBox co-feature at Ameristar Casino will pit hard-hitting Dominican Jonathan “El Conquistador” Cepeda (12-0, 11 KOs), of Jersey City, N.J., against Lamar “The Boxing Que” Russ (10-0, 6 KOs), of Tallahassee, Fla., in a collision of unbeaten middleweights in an eight-round bout.
Highlights from a fight featuring Jermain Taylor against Raul Munoz and a live interview with Taylor, a former undisputed middleweight champion, will be shown during the telecast
The event is promoted by DiBella Entertainment and Rumble Time Promotions, in association with Gary Shaw Productions and Universal Promotions. Continue reading
NEW YORK (Oct. 10, 2012) – Fans get an opportunity to watch a boxer regarded as the most promising prospect from Puerto Rico since superstar Miguel Cotto when talented lightweight and former international amateur standout Jose “The Sniper” Pedraza (10-0) faces southpaw Tevin “The American Idol” Farmer (7-3-1, 1 KO) of Philadelphia in the eight-round main event this Friday, Oct. 12, on ShoBox: The New Generation live on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast). Continue reading
On Friday, October 12, DiBella Entertainment will return to the Ameristar Casino in St. Charles MO, with an exciting edition of ShoBox: The New Generation. Headlining the card will be Puerto Rican amateur star, and blue-chip prospect, Jose “Sniper” Pedraza (10-0, 6KO’s) taking on Robert Garcia trained Allan Benitez (7-1, 1KO) in an eight-round lightweight matchup.
In the televised co-feature, undefeated up-and-coming prospects Jonathan Cepeda (12-0, 11KO’s) and Lamar Russ (10-0, 6KO’s) square off in an eight-round middleweight bout. The card is promoted by DiBella Entertainment in association with Gary Shaw Productions, Universal Promotions and Rumble Time Promotions. SHOWTIME® will begin live coverage at 11 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast). Continue reading