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Roberto Garcia Ready to Continue Surprising Career Resurgence This Thursday Against Victor Cayo

Roberto Garcia Ready to Continue Surprising Career Resurgence This Thursday
Against Victor Cayo

Roberto “La Amenaza” Garcia (34-3, 22 KOs) of Weslaco, Texas, says he’s as ready as he can possibly be for this Thursday’s (May 1, 2014) ESPN Thursday Night Fights-televised 10-round welterweight showdown with Victor “Mermelada” Cayo (32-4, 23 KOs) of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Continue reading

“Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Marcos Maidana” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a big “Money May vs. Chino Maidana” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”!!

Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506

Throughout the first thirty minute segment of the two hour program, The Pugilist KOrner team will examine the big May 3rd match up from Las Vegas, Nevada, between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana!! We’ll break down the clash of styles and analyze whether or not the Argentine hammer deserves to be a 14 to 1 underdog going into this Welterweight unification match!! Continue reading

Bermane Stiverne Interview Transcript

Bernie Bahrmasel: Welcome, and thanks to the media from around the globe for joining us on this international media conference call for Fight for Peace: Heavyweight History, featuring the World Boxing Council heavyweight championship between the two top-rated contenders, Bermane “B. Ware” Stiverne, and Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola set for Saturday, May 10th at the USC Galen Center on the campus of the University of Southern California in downtown Los Angeles and telecast live on ESPN. Continue reading

Chris Arreola Interview Transcript

Chris Arreola: Hey, guys. How are you guys doing, man? Well I’m over here in San Diego just straight training and getting ready for this fight. I know Bermane is going to get ready 100% like he always does, and now it’s my time to get ready 100% and put on a good show on May 10th for everybody live out there on ESPN.

Dan Goossen: Thanks, Chris. And we also have his trainer, Henry Ramirez on. Henry, why don’t you just give us a quick overview of how the training’s been going? Continue reading

Floyd Mayweather Interview Transcript

Floyd Mayweather

First, I want to thank Stephen Espinoza, I want to thank SHOWTIME, I want to thank CBS, I want to thank Leonard Ellerbe, I want to thank Al Haymon, I want to thank Richard Schaefer, I want to thank Kelly Swanson, I want to thank everybody, all the networks and all the people that are covering this fight and all the people that have covered my fights throughout the years.

I want to thank you guys and I just want to say I really appreciate you and everybody that’s a part of the event and that helped get these events started, “THE MOMENT”. I couldn’t choose a better team, because we work as one. I know Maidana is going to come and bring his best, so I know that I cannot overlook him, so I’m in training every day and dedicating myself.

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What were you able to do, in terms of the promotion, that you all were able to put together, such an amazing card? Continue reading

The Pugilist KOrner: Steve Smoger, Peter Quillin, Shawn Porter, Donovan George, Bryant Jennings, and Steve Lovett

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special two-hour, six guest edition of “The Pugilist KOrner”!!

The exclusive presentation will feature veteran referee Steve Smoger, WBO Middleweight Champion “Kid Chocolate” Peter Quillin, IBF Welterweight Champion Shawn Porter, perennial Super Middleweight contender Don “Da Bomb“ George, Heavyweight contender Bryant “Bye Bye“ Jennings, and Light Heavyweight prospect Steve Lovett.

Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506 Continue reading

Marcos Maidana and Robert Garcia media conference call

K. Swanson – Thank you everybody for calling. We are talking about “The Moment” and this, to me, is one of the big moments we’ve been waiting for. We have one of the participants of our main event. That, of course, is Marcos Maidana, the WBA Welterweight World Champion.

Also on the call we have Robert Garcia, who is a former world champion and the Boxing Writers Association of American 2012 Trainer of the Year; and, also, Leonard Ellerbe, Chief Executive Officer of Mayweather Promotions; Stephen Espinoza, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Showtime Sports; and last but not least, and to make the introductions for the call, and to start us off, is Oscar De La Hoya, President of Golden Boy Promotions. Oscar?

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“Bernard Hopkins, Shawn Porter, and Floyd Mayweather Jr.” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a big “Bernard ‘The Alien’ Hopkins” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”!!

Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506

Throughout the first thirty minute segment of the two hour program, The Pugilist KOrner team will talk about this weekend’s historic fight card from Washington D.C., and the future of all three fighters who competed in the Golden Boy Promotions’ tripleheader at the DC Armory, as well as last night’s premier of “All Access: Mayweather vs. Maidana”. Continue reading

12 Rounds with Shane Mosley Jr. Interview

By Chris Strait

Coming into the family business can put a lot of pressure on anyone, but when your father is one of greatest fighters of all time, expectations can be extremely high. Sugar Shane Mosley won multipe world titles in three weight classes, and is a first ballot hall of famer when he becomes eligible.

Bash Boxing’s Chris Strait sat down with Shane Mosley Jr. for 12 rounds of Q and A as Mosley prepares to make his professional boxing debut on Top Rank’s April 26th “Boxing at the Beach” show at the Oceanview Pavilion in Port Hueneme. Continue reading