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Bobby Hitz calls for Amidu/Burgos rematch

Chicago, IL, Wednesday, July 31, 2013--Following Yakubu Amidu's impressive outing on Friday night against Juan Carlos Burgos, which resulted in a controversial draw between the lightweights, Amidu's promoter, Bobby Hitz is demanding a rematch. "Yakubu was the aggressor all night, he matched Burgos punch for punch and dominated him in the 11th but the judges had him losing that round. After watching [...]

Juan Carlos Burgos, Yakubu Amidu Weigh-In Videos

Below are the press conference and weigh in video’s in conjunction with Friday Night’s ESPN’s Friday Night Fights card that will feature Juan Carlos Burgos taking on Yakubu Amidu in a 12 round Lightweight bout for the WBO Intercontinental Lightweight championship. In the televised co-feature, Miguel Gonzalez takes on Josenilson Dos Santos in a ten round Lightweight bout. [...]

Former Jr. Lightweight & Featherweight Title Challenger Burgos to Meet Amidu on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights

The July 26 edition of ESPN’s Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra will feature former Jr. Lightweight and Featherweight title challenger Juan Carlos “Mini” Burgos (30-1-1 20 KOs, No. 4 ranked Jr. Lightweight) and Yakubu “The Black Mamba” Amidu (18-4-1, 16 KOs) in the 12-round Lightweight main event. Friday’s show from Thunder Valley Casino in Lincoln, Calif., will [...]

Juan Carlos Burgos Visits with ESPN Deportes at L.A. Live

ORANGE, Calif. (July 9, 2013) - In what promises to be an electrifying fight, world title challengers Juan Carlos Burgos and Daulis Prescott will square off in a 12-round bout for the WBO Intercontinental Jr. Lightweight title on Friday, July 26, at the Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Sacramento. The championship fight is promoted by Banner Promotions and Thompson Boxing Promotions and will be broadcast [...]

Juan Carlos Burgos vs. Daulis Prescott on July 26th in Sacramento, California

PHILADELPHIA, PA (July 1, 2013)—It will be a battle of former world title challengers on July 26th as Juan Carlos Burgos will square off with Daulis Prescott in a twelve round bout for the WBO Intercontinental Jr. Lightweight title that will be held at the beautiful Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Sacramento, California. The fight is promoted by Banner Promotions and Thompson Boxing and will [...]

Thompson Boxing Promotions and Banner Promotions re-ink Juan Carlos Burgos

Orange, CA (May 22) - Thompson Boxing Promotions and Banner Promotions are re-signing Tijuana's crackerjack super featherweight contender Juan Carlos Burgos (30-1-1, 20 KOs) to a second promotional contract. After coming extremely close to winning a world title why stop now? Co-Promoters Thompson Boxing and Banner Promotions and Burgos held a press conference luncheon earlier today in East Los [...]

Juan Carlos Burgos Demands a rematch with Roman Martinez

NEW YORK (JANUARY 21, 2013)- On the heels of Saturday night's controversial World Boxing Organization (WBO) Super Featherweight title bout that saw defending champion Roman Martinez receive a gift draw against Juan Carlos Burgos, Burgos promoters Banner Promotions and Thompson Boxing are filing a request to the WBO for an immediate rematch. The bout saw Burgos batter and get the better of Martinez [...]

Roman “Rocky” Martinez ready for Juan Carlos Burgos bout

DORADO, PUERTO RICO- World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior lightweight champion, Roman “Rocky” Martinez, made today his last training for the media in Puerto Rico, one week before his fight against the #1 contender Juan Carlos Burgos on Saturday, January 19 at The Theatre Madison Square Garden in New York, in a Top Rank presentation to be broadcasted on HBO. Martinez (26-1-1, 16 [...]

News: Sergio Thompson vs. Luis Armando Juarez on Saturday; Juan Carlos Burgos

LOS ANGELES, October 24 - Rapidly turning into one of the most feared knockout artists to emerge from Mexico in years, Cancun's Sergio Thompson aims to extend his string of early finishes to nine on Saturday, October 27, when he defends his WBC International Silver Super Featherweight title against Luis Armando Juarez in a 12 round main event from the Centro Internacional de Convenciones in Chetumal, [...]

Jason Escalera takes on undefeated Edwin Rodriguez on Saturday; Burgos ready for Martinez

New York, NY (9/26/12) - Earlier today, at the beautiful and brand new Mendez Boxing Club located at 23 East 26th Street in Manhattan, Puerto Rican knockout artist Jason "Monstruo" Escalera (13-0-1, 12KO's) and his trainer/manager Joe Botti, hosted an open media workout in preparation of Escalera's upcoming bout this Saturday night against fellow undefeated contender and current USBA super middleweight [...]