News: Moore Spars Karmazin; Golota Injury Photos; Cintron-Adorno

18.11.08 - For the past week James Moore, 16-1 (10 KOS), a native of County Wicklow, Ireland, who fights out of Queens, New York, has been training at Freddie Roach’s Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles for his December 13 challenge of NABF junior middleweight champion Yuri Foreman, 26-0 (8 KOS)..

The Top Rank-promoted show, which is being headlined by the rubber match between WBO junior welterweight champion Kendall Holt, 24-2 (13 KOS), of Paterson, New Jersey, and former titlist Ricardo Torres, 32-2 (28 KOS), of Colombia, will take place at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.

The 30-year-old Moore has been running four to five miles daily, mostly on an uphill slope through the Hollywood Hills. He ends the uphill portion of his run at the famed Hollywood sign. He has also engaged in vigorous sparring with former IBF junior middleweight champion Roman “Made in Hell” Karmazin, 36-3-1 (23 KOS), a native of Russia who resides in California.

“Roman is very strong and very technical,” said Moore. “We only sparred a few rounds, but I learned a lot from him already. Watching him on television, you don’t realize how savvy he is. He really knows his way around the ring, and I am glad to be working with him.”

This week Moore will spar with, among others, undefeated professional middleweight Craig McEwan, 13-0 (7 KOS). The Scotsman was a rival of Moore’s when both represented their countries during international amateur tournaments.

“Craig has very quick hands and feet, and he should be able to emulate Yuri’s style,” said Moore. “Training is going very well, and I am really looking forward to putting the first loss on Yuri’s record.”

Tickets, which range from $200 to $50, are available at all Ticketmaster outlets,, or by phone at 1-800-736-1420. They can also be purchased at the Boardwalk Hall box office, which is open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Golota Arm Injury Photos

Photo: Przemek Garczarczyk - When Andrew Golota decided to pull out of his fight with Ray "The Rainman" Austin after the first round on Nov. 7 in Chengdu, China, some were quick to question his decision. The attached photos of Golota's left arm, taken one week after the fight during a medical examination in Chicago, clearly shows the extensive damage caused by multiple tendon tears.



Reading, PA—Undefeated junior welterweight Jason Cintron, of Reading, PA, will box lefty Pascali Adorno, of Corozal, Puerto Rico, in an eight-r ound contest Friday evening, Dec. 5, at the The Reading Eagle Theater at the Sovereign Events Center, 700 Penn Street.

Topping the seven-fight card is a scheduled 10-round welterweight contest between unbeaten puncher Mike Jones, of Philadelphia, PA, and rock-chinned Luciano Perez, of Chicago, IL. Rock Allen, of Philadelphia, PA, a member of the 2004 US Olympic team, will box in the eight-round co-featured attraction.

Telefutura/Univision will televise the card=2 0on its popular Solo Boxeo series, beginning at 8pm EST.

First of seven live fights begins at 7:15 pm.

Cintron, 26, is coming off the best win of his career, an eight-round shellacking of Tyric Robinson, of Philadelphia, PA, in the latter’s backyard Oct. 17. Cintron won every round and several times had Robinson on the verge of a knockout.

A pro since less than three years, Cintron is 9-0, 2 K0s. He is the brother of former IBF we lterweight champion Kermit Cintron.

Adorno, 26, is 10-7-3, 4 K0s. A pro since 2000, he has boxed some of the best lightweights and junior welterweights around, including Lamont Pearson, Kid Diamond, Miguel Angel Huerta, Tyrone Harris and Vicente Escobido. He has beaten Justo Sencion and boxed a draw in his last fight Aug. 16 with unbeaten Ramesis Gil.

Six-round prelims on the Dec. 5 card include: Lucian Gonzalez, Reading, PA, vs. Robert DaLuz, Jacksonville, FL, featherweights; William Bailey, Chesapeake, VA, vs. Julio Cesar Matthews, Reading, PA,=2 0cruiserweights; Marvin Rivera, Allentown, PA, vs. Latif Mundy, Philadelphia, PA, junior middleweights.

In a four-round junior lightweight contest, Esteban Rodriguez, of Allentown, PA, takes on Paul Fernandez, of Philadelphia, PA.

Tickets are priced at $65, $50, $35 and $25. They are on sale at the Sovereign Center Box Office, all TicketMaster outlets (610-233-0006), Peltz Boxing Promotions (215-765-0922) or by going online at

The show is being promoted by Golden Boy Promotions in association with King’s Promotions and Peltz Boxing.

Article posted on 17.11.2008

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