Saturday night at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, TX started slow with an ugly affair between two unbeatens, Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade (20-0, 13 KO’s) and Vanes “Nightmare” Martirosyan (33-0-1,21 KO;s). After witnessing their ugly affair, you wondered how they stayed undefeated for so long. Vanes is trained by Freddie Roach, he was supposed to be the aggressor. Apparently no one told him that. His corner tried to, but their pleading between rounds … Read Article
Boxing returns to the south this weekend in Corpus Christi, TX for another fall Top Rank tripleheader showdown on HBO Boxing After Dark.
Headlining the card is the WBO Super Featherweight title fight between Mikey Garcia and Roman “Rocky” Martinez. After losing his Featherweight title at the scales earlier this year, Garcia makes a move to the Super Featherweight division to challenge Martinez in another Mexico VS. Puerto Rico clash.
Co-headling the card is a … Read Article
Saturday’s HBO Boxing After Dark telecast tripleheader airs at 9:30 p.m. (ET/PT).
The HBO telecast kicks off live from the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi when junior middleweights Vanes Martirosyan and Demetrius Andrade meet for a 12-round title bout.
In a rematch of their July 2007 fight, Nonito Donaire and Vic Darchinyan square off for 10 rounds in the featherweight division.
The evening’s main event features junior lightweight title-holder, Rocky Martinez, as he defends … Read Article
Normally when two elite fighters are co-featured on a card together you can expect the winners (favorites) to be matched up in a (super) fight of sorts at some point in the near future.
It’s a formula that’s been used to build or as Bob Arum would say “marinate”, certain fights that have been labeled by the fans as must see fights.
Usually the promoters put each fighter in a showcase type fight for future … Read Article
BoxNation viewers get a chance to witness one of the sport’s rising global starlets this weekend when feted Californian Miguel Angel ‘Mikey’ Garcia attempts to become a two-weight world champion.
On Saturday evening at the American Bank Center, Corpus Christi, Texas, the 25 year old Mexican descendant – unbeaten in 32 with 27 quick wins – challenges hardened Puerto Rican brawler Roman ‘Rocky’ Martinez for the WBO super-feather spoils.
Watch the whole card – which … Read Article
On behalf of Top Rank® and PR Best Boxing we would like to welcome you to today’s conference call with WBO junior lightweight champion Roman “Rocky” Martinez and challenger undefeated former WBO featherweight champion Mikey Garcia. This is the main event of the tripleheader televised live on HBO® Saturday night beginning at 9:30 PM ET/PT from Corpus Christi, Texas. Immediately following the tripleheader telecast on HBO will be the debut of the four-part all-access series … Read Article
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- World Boxing Organization (WBO), by president Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, announced today the referees and judges who will work this Saturday, November 9, in the title bouts between Roman “Rocky” Martinez versus Miguel Angel “Mikey” Garcia and Vanes Martirosyan against Demetrius Andrade, to be held at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas in a Top Rank presentation.
For the WBO junior lightweight title, the champion Rocky Martinez (27-1-2, 16 KOs) … Read Article
DORADO, PUERTO RICO- World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior lightweight champion, Roman “Rocky” Martinez ended today his training camp in Puerto Rico weighing 132 ¾ pounds one week before his third title defense against the former WBO featherweight champion Miguel Angel “Mikey” Garcia on November 9 at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, in a Top Rank presentation to be broadcasted on HBO.
Martinez (27-1-2, 16 KOs), who is going to defend his 130 … Read Article
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- World Boxing Organization (WBO) president, Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, announced today that Roman “Rocky” Martinez and Miguel Angel “Mikey” Garcia reached an agreement to face on November 9 for the WBO junior lightweight title.
“There is no need a purse bid today. We have an agreement for the fight between Martinez and Garcia to fight on November 9”, Valcarcel said.
Today, at 5:00 p.m. it suposed to be held a purse bid … Read Article