Lightweight standout Petr Petrov (36-4-2, 16 KOs) made a strong case for a future world title shot with his one-sided, unanimous decision win against former world champion Gamaliel Diaz (39-12-3, 18 KOs) in the main event of ESPN’s “Friday Night Fights” from the Omega Products Outdoor Arena in Corona, Calif. Scores were 98-89, 97-90 twice.
ORANGE, Calif. (April 2, 2015) – Boxcino 2014 Lightweight Champion Petr Petrov (35-4-2, 16 KOs) faces former world champion Gamaliel Diaz (39-11-3, 18 KOs) tomorrow night in a 10-round fight that will headline an ESPN “Friday Night Fights” card from the Omega Products Outdoor Arena in Corona, Calif.
Petrov, who will be defending his NABA and NABO titles, weighed in at 13 lbs., while Diaz came in at 13 lbs. Continue reading
Petrov to Meet Former Junior Lightweight Titlist Diaz on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates
Boxcino 2014 lightweight tournament winner and former junior welterweight world title challenger Petr “El Zar” Petrov (35-4-2, 16 KOs) will meet former junior lightweight titlist Gamaliel “El Platano” Diaz (39-11-3, 18 KOs) in the 10-round lightweight main event on the April 3 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra. Friday’s show from the Omega Products Center in Corona, Calif., will air live at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2, broadband Spanish-language ESPN Deportes+ and WatchESPN. ESPN Deportes will televise Friday’s fights on Saturday, April 4, at 9 p.m. The card is presented by Banner Promotions. Continue reading
ORANGE, Calif. (Mar. 20, 2015) On Friday April third, Boxcino 2014 Lightweight champion Petr Petrov will take on former world champion Gamaliel Diaz in a 10-round fight that will headline an ESPN “Friday Night Fights” card from the Omega Products Outdoor Arena in Corona, Calif. Continue reading
Willie Monroe Jr. 160 – Bryan Vera 160
(NABA & NABO Middleweight championship)
Petr Petrov 133 1/2 – Hank Lundy 139
*** Fight off due to Lundy being 4 lbs. overweight Continue reading
Boxcino 2014 Champions Monroe Jr., Petrov on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates January 16
In anticipation of this year’s Boxcino 2015 tournament, the January 16 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature Boxcino 2014 middleweight champion Willie “El Mongoose” Monroe Jr. (18-1, 6 KOs) and Boxcino 2014 lightweight champion Petr “El Zar” Petrov (35-4-2, 16 KOs) in co-main events. Continue reading
Petr Petrov to defend NABA and NABO Lightweight title against “Hammerin” Hank Lundy on Friday night January 16
Philadelphia, PA (January 7, 2015)–On Friday night, January 16, a mouthwatering title fight has been added as the second co-main event of a championship night of boxing at the Turning Stone Resort Casino and live on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights.
Petr Petrov will defend his NABA & NABO Lightweight titles against the popular Hank Lundy in a 10-round bout. Continue reading
On Friday night, January 16, 2015, the two champions from the Boxcino 2014 tournament will be featured in co-main events as part of an ESPN Friday Night Fights telecast at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York.
In one main event, middleweight Willie Monroe Jr. will making his first appearance since capturing the Boxcino crown. Continue reading
PHILADELPHIA (MAY 27, 2014)–Petr Petrov and Willie Monroe Jr. won the Boxcino 2014 lightweight and middleweight tournaments respectively as Petrov stopped Fernando Carcamo in round 8, while Monroe pounded a 10-round unanimous decision over Brandon Adams at the Turning Stone Resort Casino.
Also in the process, Petrov and Monroe Jr. each took home the NABA and NABO titles as well.
The show and tournament was promoted by Banner Promotions and was broadcast on ESPN 2, ESPN Deportes and WatchESPN Continue reading
Verona, NY (May 21, 2014)–Once again the stakes have been raised for this Friday night’s Boxcino 2014 championship bouts.
When the tournament began it was known that the fighters would be competing for the Boxcino championship belt. Now two more belts will be on the line as the NABA and the NABO belts will be up for grabs when lightweights Fernando Carcamo and Petr Petrov do battle while in the middleweight finals it will be undefeated Brandon Adams taking on Willie Monroe Jr. will square off for the three titles. Continue reading