This afternoon, Sampson Lewkowicz, promoter of two-time world champion and WBC #2 lightweight contender Javier “El Abejon” Fortuna (36-2-1, 25 KOs), is submitting a formal request to the WBC for them to order negotiations to begin immediately for Fortuna to face current WBC Lightweight Champion Devin Haney (25-0, 15 KOs).… read full article “Promoter Lewkowicz petitions WBC to order Fortuna vs. Haney immediately”
Former world champion Javier “El Abejon” Fortuna (36-2-1, 25 KOs) delivered a dominating performance in stopping Mexican contender Antonio Lozada (40-5-1, 34 KOs) in the sixth round of their lightweight clash Saturday night headlining FS1 PBC Fight Night and on FOX Deportes from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.… read full article “Javier Fortuna defeats Antonio Lozada – Boxing Results”
Former world champion Javier “El Abejon” Fortuna will take on Mexico’s Antonio Lozada in a 10-round lightweight showdown that headlines FS1 PBC Fight Night and on FOX Deportes Saturday, November 21 from Los Angeles.
FS1 PBC Fight Night begins at 7 p.m.… read full article “Javier Fortuna fights Antonio Lozada on Nov 21 in Los Angeles, CA”
Devin Haney is interested in facing Javier Fortuna now that his August 28th fight against Jorge Linares has fallen through. However, Haney doesn’t want to fight on the Golden Boy Promotions card on that date at the Fantasy Springs Casino & Resort in Indio, California.… read full article “Devin Haney wants Javier Fortuna fight”
The coronavirus continues to rage, and another big-name fighter has unfortunately tested positive – Jorge Linares. Venezuelan Linares, who trains out of Tokyo, Japan, was to have fought Javier Fortuna on August 28th, but that fight is now almost certainly off.… read full article “Jorge Linares Tests Positive For COVID-19”
A high-stakes battle of international proportions heads to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. as Jorge “El Niño de Oro” Linares (47-5, 29 KOs) takes on Javier “El Abejon” Fortuna (35-2-1, 24 KOs) in a 12-round fight for the WBC Diamond Lightweight Championship.… read full article “Jorge Linares vs Javier Fortuna & Ellis vs Solomon on August 28 in Indio, CA”
Javier Fortuna and Jorge Linares have agreed to terms for a fight at 135 on August 28 on DAZN. This excellent match-up will put the winner in position to face WBC lightweight champion, Devin Haney, in 2021.… read full article “Jorge Linares and Javier Fortuna agree to terms for August 28 on DAZN”
VSP Boxing gym will be conducting a public workout for many of the Victory 8 fighters and also local talents in Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday June 13. The event will be a great opportunity to see top level sparring from boxers who are currently restricted from International travel and need an opportunity for higher echelon ring time.… read full article “Vietnam Boxing Live Streaming On June 13”
Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz is issuing the following statement regarding Lightweight Champion in Recess Devin Haney’s WBC petition to face number one contender Javier Fortuna immediately when boxing resumes.
Last December, Haney underwent shoulder surgery, which prompted the WBC to designate him a champion in recess during his recovery and order a fight between their top two contenders, The Dominican Republic’s Javier Fortuna and England’s Luke Campbell, for the vacant lightweight championship.… read full article “Sampson Lewkowicz talks Devin Haney’s petition to face Javier Fortuna”
Undefeated former champion Brian Carlos Castaño (16-0-1, 12 KOs) of Argentina scored a technical knockout win over veteran contender Wale “Lucky Boy” Omotoso (28-5, 22 KOs) of Nigeria in a super welterweight showdown that headlined FS1 PBC Fight Night on Saturday from MGM National Harbor in Maryland.… read full article “RESULTS: Castaño Defeats Omotoso, Fortuna Stops Cuellar”