World Boxing Organization (WBO), by president Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, announced today the officials who will work this Saturday, May 10, in the junior flyweight world title bout between the champion Donnie Nietes, from Philippines, and the interim champion Moises Fuentes, from Mexico, to be held at SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines, in an ALA Promotions and Promociones Zanfer presentation. Continue reading
The Pugilist KOrner’s KOrner’s tonight: Dissecting Calderon-Fuentes, Vazquez Jr-Oquendo, Linares-Velazquez, More!
Blog Talk Radio’s, “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap” is proud to present a special “Iron Boy” edition tonight at 9:00 PM EST.
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On tonight’s broadcast, we will be dissecting Ivan Calderon/Moises Fuentes, Wilfredo Vazquez Jr/Jonathan Oquendo, Jorge Linares/Hector Velazquez, and Yoshihiro Kamegai/Jorge Silva!
James and Joseph will also be giving their take on the big HBO Double Header on October 13th, featuring Nonito Donaire/Toshiaki Nishioka and Brandon Rios/Mike Alvarado. Continue reading
By Dwight Chittenden: Former WBO super bantamweight champion Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. (22-2-1, 19 KO’s) got off to a slow start in the early rounds but then really came on to batter Jonathan Oquendo (22-3, 15 KO’s) and stop him in the 7th round on Saturday night in a crucial fight for the 28-year-old Vazquez Jr. at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez, in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. Vazquez Jr. was dominated in the early rounds, but suddenly he started coming on in the 5th with his big power shots and eventually stopped Oquendo in the 7th. The referee then stopped the fight at 2:33. Continue reading
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- World Boxing Organization (WBO) minimum champion Moises Fuentes trained lightly today for the media in his way to the fight against former two time champion Ivan “Iron Boy” Calderon this Saturday, October 6, at “The War”, to be held at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, in a PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP) presentation, in association with All Star Boxing, Top Rank and Promociones Zanfer to be broadcast on “Pay Per View”.
Fuentes (15-1, 7 KOs), from Mexico, came to the Caimito Gym along with his manager Marco Antonio Barrera, former world champion, his trainer Jorge Barrera, his physical trainer Scott Anthony and assistant Aron Dominguez. The tall fighter just did some exercises and shadows saying that he worked in the morning too. Continue reading
CAROLINA, PUERTO RICO- World Boxing Organization (WBO) minimum champion Moises Fuentes arrived in Puerto Rico late last night for his bout against former two time titlist Ivan “Iron Boy” Calderon on October 6 at “The War”, to be held at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, in a PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP) presentation, in association with All Star Boxing, Top Rank and Promociones Zanfer to be broadcast on “Pay Per View”.
Mexican Fuentes (15-1, 7 KOs), who is going to defend his belt for the second time, arrived with his team to complete his training this week for his fight versus Calderon (35-2-1, 6 KOs) in the co headline bout, scheduled to 12 rounds.
Vazquez Jr-Marquez, Calderon-Fuentes, Gonzalez-Bernardo & Oquendo-Nieves 30 day weigh-in for October 6th card
BAYAMÓN, PUERTO RICO- The Puerto Rican boxers who will fight in the headline bouts in the show “The War, Puerto Rico vs Mexico” showed in good condition today during the 30 day weigh in for their upcoming bouts on October 6 at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, in a PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP) presentation, in association with All Star Boxing, Top Rank and Promociones Zanfer broadcast on “Pay Per View”. Continue reading