LOS ANGELES (July 29, 2016) – LA FIGHT CLUBwill be kicking off Mexican Independence Day month by continuing to bring exciting matchup’s to Southern California on Friday, September 2. Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico native Antonio “La Joya” Gutierrez (20-2-1, 9 KOs) taking on Manati, Puerto Rico’s Jorge “Destroyer” Melendez (28-6-1, 26 KOs) in a 10-round classic Mexico vs. Puerto Rico middleweight main event. Live from Downtown Los Angeles’ Belasco Theater and transmitted nationally exclusively on … Read Article
LOS ANGELES (October 22, 2015) – Continuing its legacy of seeking out the best and brightest in boxing, Golden Boy Promotions has signed super welterweight contender Jorge “Destroyer” Melendez (29-5, 1 KO) of Vega Baja, Puerto Rico and undefeated middleweight boxing legacy Bastie Samir (14-0, 1 KO) of Accra, Ghana.… Read Article
Puerto Rican junior middleweight slugger Jorge “Destroyer” Melendez (27-3-1, 26 KOs) is on the verge of getting a fight he has been calling for, for a very long time: an all-action “can’t miss” showdown with the always-dangerous Mexican, Alfredo ‘El Perro’ Angulo (22-3-18 KOs).
With only some purse negotiations left to settle, the pair are set to meet on Saturday, December 14, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and live on SHOWTIME Pay-Per-View, as … Read Article
Free Agent Boxing and Troya Boxing Management wish to congratulate super-welterweight powerhouse Jorge “Destroyer” Melendez for his impressive TKO 2 victory over capable Philadelphia veteran Jamaal Davis last Saturday, October 5, on the TopRank.tv broadcast “Cotto vs. Rodriguez” undercard at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida.… Read Article
Representatives of world-rated junior middleweight Jorge “Destroyer” Melendez will file an official protest with the Oneida Indian Nation Athletic Commission for what they see as a result-changing error made by Referee Charlie Fitch during Melendez’s SHOBOX-televised upset decision loss to local fighter Nick Brinson on Friday night (June 7, 2013) at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, NY.… Read Article
VERONA, N.Y. (June 6, 2013) — World-ranked knockout specialist Jorge “Destroyer” Melendez (26-2-1, 25 KO’s), of Bayamon, P.R., and former amateur standout Nick “The Machine Gun” Brinson (14-1-2, 6 KO’s), of Rochester, N.Y., made weight on their first attempts Thursday for their 10-round main event fight tomorrow/Friday, June 7, on ShoBox: The New Generation live on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ET/PT delayed on the West Coast) from Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, N.Y.
There will … Read Article
“Miguel Cotto Promotions” latest acquisition, power puncher, Jorge “Destroyer” Meléndez ( 24-2-1, 23 KO’s ) of Vega Baja,Puerto Rico will be facing off against James Winchester ( 15-6, 5 KO’s ) of North Carolina this Saturday, December 1st at the Madison Square Garden in New York, where the headliner, Miguel Cotto will face WBA light middleweight world champion, Austin Trout.
Meléndez vs Winchester bout is set for 8 rounds at the light middleweight division … Read Article
Free Agent Boxing Management is proud to announce the addition of WBO #10-ranked KO artist Jorge “Destroyer” Melendez (24-2-1, 23 KOs) of Vega Baja, Puerto Rico, to its growing roster of boxers. “This is a big day for us, and I’m proud to have this wonderful young prospect fighting for us,” said Free Agent Boxing president José A. Acevedo. “Boxing will never grow if we don’t keep cultivating new talent, and in Jorge, we’ve signed … Read Article