LOS ANGELES (Sept. 3, 2015) – The September 18 special edition of LA FIGHT CLUB at the Belasco Theater will be a celebration of Mexican Independence Day and feature an action-packed night of fights leading with a classic Mexico vs. Puerto Rico rivalry when Jeffery Fontanez (16-1, 12 KOs) of Cagaus, Puerto Rico will fight for the vacant NABF Lightweight Title against Tijuana, Mexico’s Marvin “Cachorro” Quintero (27-6, 23 KOs) as the main event. Continuing … Read Article
LOS ANGELES (September 3, 2015) – LA FIGHT CLUB will kick off Labor Day weekend with exciting matchups on Friday, September 4 at the historic Belasco Theater in Downtown Los Angeles and live for the first time on Viernes de Boxeo Estelar on Estrella TV at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT.
Fans with tickets to the event will be in for a treat as Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions … Read Article
Former world title contender Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta (28-1-2, 16 KOs) of San Diego, Calif. and top lightweight contender Marcelino “Nino” Lopez (31-1-1, 16 KOs) of Buenos Aires, Argentina have been added to an explosive night of boxing on the non-televised undercard of Lucas Matthysse vs. Viktor Postol on Oct. 3 at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Gesta will face three-time world title challenger Martin “El Brochas” Honorio (32-9-1, 16 KOs) of Mexico City, … Read Article
Closing out a five-day, four-city international press tour which had already made stops in Los Angeles, Mexico City and New York City, WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) and former Two-Time Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) hosted a press conference on Friday, Aug. 28 in front of a hometown audience in Cotto’s native Puerto Rico. Hundreds of media members and thousands of screaming fans … Read Article
Undefeated featherweight sensation Diego De La Hoya (11-0, 7 KOs) will fight for his first professional title on Friday, September 4, as he takes on former world title challenger Jesus “Estrella” Ruiz (32-6-5, 21 KOs) for the vacant WBC Youth Featherweight Title in the latest edition of LA FIGHT CLUB. The 10-round featherweight bout will be televised live nationally on Viernes de Boxeo Estelar on Estrella TV at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT from Downtown … Read Article
Reigning WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) and former WBC and WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) were greeted by hundreds of chanting fans as they hosted a press conference in New York City on Wednesday, August 26 as part of their international four-city press tour ahead of their highly anticipated championship showdown in November.
The next mega-fight in the storied Puerto Rico vs. … Read Article
LOS ANGELES (August 25) – In a special edition of LA FIGHT CLUB at the Belasco Theater on Friday, September 18, Golden Boy Promotions will present an action-packed card featuring Puerto Rican phenom Jeffrey Fontanez (16-1, 12 KOs) and Mexican banger Marvin “Cachorro” Quintero (27-6, 23 KOs) in a 10-round lightweight main event. LA FIGHT CLUB will be broadcast live nationally on Estrella TV at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT, and for the first time … Read Article
Reigning WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion, Miguel Cotto, and former WBC and WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez, launched their four-city press tour yesterday in Los Angeles, at the Hollywood and Highland Center ahead of their highly anticipated championship showdown. The fight will take place Saturday, Nov. 21 atthe Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View. At yesterday’s event, Cotto, the … Read Article
Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (33-0, 30 KOs) and IBF Middleweight World Champion power-puncher David Lemieux (34-2, 31 KOs) of Montreal, Quebec hosted the final press conference on their three-city tour in Los Angeles on Thursday, August 20. The fighters received a warm welcome with a huge reception including a large crowd of media members in attendance and fans who eagerly waited outside the venue doors trying to get in or sneak a peak at their boxing … Read Article
Thank you, operator. Thanks so much everybody for joining us today and for the busy boxing calendar this month and next. We’re very excited about this fight and to talk with the main event Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares. Abner will open up the call.… Read Article