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Vazquez Jr. vs. Oquendo

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.

Pugilist KOrner link: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/wcsteelerfan/2012/10/08/tha-weekend-wrap

Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506

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

Photos: Vazquez Jr. KOs Oquendo in 7th; Fuentes destroys Calderon in 5

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

Video: Weights: Vazquez Jr 121.8, Oquendo 122

PR BEST BOXING PROMOTIONS INC.
“THE WAR”
WILFREDO VAZQUEZ JR. VS JONATHAN OQUENDO
Saturday, October 6, 2012

RUBEN RODRIGUEZ COLISEUM, BAYAMON, PUERTO RICO

BLUE RED

(WBO International Title 122lbs – 12 Rounds)

JONATHAN OQUENDO – 122lbs. VS. WILFREDO VÁZQUEZ JR. – 121.8lbs.

Vega Alta, Puerto Rico (22-2, 15 KOs) Bayamón, Puerto Rico (21-2-1, 18 KOs) Continue reading

BJ Flores to face David McNemar next; Vazquez Jr. vs. Oquendo on Saturday

SPRINGFIELD, MO (October 3, 2012)—Once-beaten David McNemar has stepped in for the injured Ahmed Samir and will take on world rated BJ Flores in a ten round Cruiserweight bout that will be contested for the NABA and NABO titles at the Shrine Mosque.

McNemar of Parkersburg, West Virginia has a record of 13-1 with ten knockouts, is coming off his lone defeat which was a razor thin unanimous decision to undefeated and world ranked Ryan Coyne (16-0) on June 25, 2011.

The decision was close to the point that the verdict was booed in Coyne’s hometown of St. Louis. Continue reading

News: Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. and Jonathan Oquendo ready for their October 6th fight; Diaz-Sanchez & Cancio-Gonzalez

GUAYNABO, PUERTO RICO- Former World Boxing Organization (WBO) super bantamweight champion Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. and #3 WBO super bantamweight ranked Jonathan “Polvo” Oquendo showed today their weight at the last Puerto Rico Boxing Commission weigh in for their headline bout 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”. Continue reading

Oquendo in good shape for Vazquez Jr. fight; Chakhkiev vs. Valori, Boytsov vs. Airech on 10/12 – News

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- Super bantamweight contender Jonathan “Polvo” Oquendo showed today his good shape during a hard training for his fight against Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. in “The War”, to be held 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 to be broadcast on “Pay Per View”. Continue reading

Vazquez Jr: I’m ready to beat Oquendo on October 6th

GUAYNABO, PUERTO RICO- Puerto Ricans Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. and Jonathan “Polvo” Oquendo were face to face for the first time today for their upcoming bout 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”. Continue reading

Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. to face Jonathan Oquendo on October 6th, Rafael Marquez out

Finally, “The War” will be between former world champion Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. and world contender Jonathan “Polvo” Oquendo 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 to be broadcast on “Pay Per View”. Continue reading