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Golden Boy Live! Presents All-Star Doubleheader on December 13

INDIO, CALIF. (Nov. 20) - The Golden Boy Live! series on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes has consistently delivered top-notch matchups since its launch in August and it will wrap 2013 up with a bang on Friday, Dec. 13 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. The special edition features the return of welterweight world title contender Josesito “Riverside Rocky” Lopez against “Mighty” [...]

Marcos Maidana Caps Spectatcular Night With TKO Over Josesito Lopez

CARSON, Calif. (June 9, 2013) – In a Fight of The Year candidate Marcos “El Chino” Maidana (34-3, 31 KO’s), of Margarita, Argentina, capped a spectacular night of fights with a sixth-round technical knockout win over “The Riverside Rocky’’ Josesito Lopez (30-6, 18 KO’s) of Riverside, Calif., before a loud and raucous record sell-out crowd of 8,629 at the Home Depot Center Saturday in [...]

Maidana stops Lopez; Lara defeats Angulo

Welterweight Marcos Maidana (34-3, 31 KO's) was simply too strong for Josesito Lopez (30-6, 18 KO's) tonight in stopping him in the 6th round in a back and forth fight at the Home Depot Center, in Carson, California, USA. Maidana unloaded on a hurt Lopez in the 6th with a blizzard of punches until referee Lou Moret called a halt to the fight at 1:18 of the round. Maidana was hurt in the 4th round, [...]

Weigh-In Photo Gallery: Maidana-Lopez, Angulo-Lara, Charlo-Hopkins

Ladies and gentlemen…it’s Showtime! The historic Placita Olvera in downtown Los Angeles, CA was host to the anticipated Welterweight showdown between hard-punching Marcos Maidana and tough-as-nails Josesito Lopez this Saturday night 06/08/2013. The Showtime Championship Boxing series is scheduled to deliver yet again another stacked fight card in the Home Depot Center in Carson, CA. Given [...]

Maidana-Lopez, Lara-Angulo quotes

MARCOS MAIDANA “If Lopez is willing, this is going to be a total toe-to-toe slugfest from start to finish. Fans know what they’re going to get from me. I come to brawl. “For me, all my fights are very, very important. This fight is very important because a win means I keep progressing. I need to win so I can keep fighting higher-rated opponents. “I’ve been in [...]

Sell-Out Expected For Home Depot Center

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer announced at the outset of yesterday’s final press conference that he expects The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., to be sold out for the exciting fight card headlined by Marcos Maidana vs. Josesito Lopez this Saturday, June 8 on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING live on SHOWTIME® (10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT). “The venue has 8,279 seats and there [...]

Marcos Maidana vs. Josesito Lopez: By any means necessary

From the opening bell in this highly anticipated matchup between Josesito Lopez and Marcos Maidana one thing will be clear, both fighters will dig deep for a victory and have a win by any means necessary attitude. In what is yet another main event being billed as a possible fight of the year for 2013, a boxing year that has exploded from March to May it’s hard not to assume that this fight will live [...]

Al Bernstein calls Maidana vs. Lopez “inevitable slugfest”

Hall Of Fame Broadcaster Al Bernstein, who will be at ringside Saturday, June 8 calling the Marcos Maidana-Josesito Lopez match on SHOWTIME, does not expect that to be a tactical fight. Bernstein said, “Although Maidana has been working on his boxing skills with new trainer Robert Garcia and Lopez wants to fight a more strategic fight, I think it is inevitable that this turns into a slugfest at [...]

Marcos Maidana vs. Josesito Lopez & Alfredo Angulo vs. Erislandy Lara Media Conference Call Transcript

Kelly Swanson Thanks, everybody for joining us for this call. We're going to have four separate fighters on the phone, and we're going to start with Alfredo Angulo and Erislandy Lara followed by Maidana and Lopez. I'm going to turn it over to Dave Itskowitch, Chief Operating Officer of Golden Boy Promotions right away so he can get started with the particulars, and then we'll open it up for the [...]

Khan considering Senchenko, Ortiz and Lopez for April fight; will be choosing this week

By Michael Collins: Former IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan says he’ll be making an announcement about his next opponent for April this week. He’s meeting with Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer in the UK to pick from one of the following fighters: Victor Ortiz, Josesito Lopez and Vyachaeslav Senchenko. Khan said to Sky Sports “There are several opponents we’re looking [...]

Josesito Lopez likely next opponent for Amir Khan

By Brad Cronick: Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer is talking about matching Amir Khan (27-3, 19 KO’s) against Josesito Lopez (30-5, 18 KO’s) in his next fight in April, according to Lance Pugmire of LA Times. Khan, however, fractured both of his hands in beating Carlos Molina (17-1, 7 KO’s) by a 10th round TKO last Saturday night and that could be a problem for Khan. It depends on how [...]

Schaefer interested in moving Amir Khan vs. Josesito Lopez in April

By Michael Collins:  If Amir Khan (26-3, 18 KO’s) gets past lightweight Carlos Molina (17-0, 7 KO’s) on Saturday night, his promoter Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy Promotions says he wants to match Khan against Josesito Lopez (30-5, 18 KO’s) in a fight that would take place in April. LA Times writer Lance Pugmire said on his twitter page “Schaefer said he likes the idea of Amir Khan winning [...]