Archive for December, 2012

Rigondeaux’ strength coach Montanocordoba denies Donaire’s claim

Posted: 28th December 2012 by wban100@aol.com in News Story
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MIAMI (December 28, 2012) – The strength-and-conditioning coach of World Boxing Association (WBA) Super Bantamweight champion Guillermo “El Chacal” Rigondeaux (11-0, 8 KOs), D.J. Montanocordoba, vehemently denies Internet reports alleged by Nonito “The Filiipino Flash” Donaire that, after the December 15 HBO show in Houston, Montanocordoba verbally accosted a female member of Donaire’s entourage during a heated argument that took place at the Hyatt Hotel. Donaire (31-1, 20 KOs), the World Boxing Organization (WBO) super bantamweight champion, reportedly searched for Rigondeaux’ room and later called there and Montanocordoba’s room to address the altercation. Ringondeaux was schedule to fight former world champion Poonsawat Kratingdaenggym (48-2, 33 KOs), who failed his medical exam, in the Read more […]

Lateef Kayode To Campaign at Heavyweight

Posted: 27th December 2012 by wban100@aol.com in News Story
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December 27, 2012 – Undefeated cruiserweight contender, Lateef Kayode (18-0, 14 KOs), who fights under the Gary Shaw Productions promotional banner, will now be campaigning at the Heavyweight division. “Kayode is a heavy handed puncher who can easily bring his power up to the heavyweight division,” said Gary Shaw. “Right now my matchmaker John Beninati is looking at potential opponents and we are confident Lateef will be successful moving up in weight.” “We made a lot of headway campaigning as a cruiserweight,” said Kayode’s manager Steve Feder. “Considering the fact that we appeared more times on Shobox then any other cruiser in a decade, in a division far more suited for the European market, ultimately our options since the Tarver debacle have diminished.” “The IBO completely ignored our Read more […]

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December 27, 2012 – Undefeated Puerto Rican power puncher, Jonathan “Mantequilla” González (15-0-1, 13 KO’s) will be facing off against Derek Ennis (23-3-1, 13 KO) of Philadelphia on Friday, January 4 at the Magic City Casino in Miami, Florida.  The co-feature bout is scheduled for 10 rounds at the junior middleweight division and will be televised on ESPN2 “Friday Night Fights” starting at 10pm ET/ 7pm PT. Ennis has victories over Puerto Ricans, Gabriel Rosado and Edwin “Zazule” Vázquez. For this fight, “Mantequilla” is training in Miami, Florida under the supervision of trainers, John David Jackson and Melvin “Chico” Ramos. “I’m very happy with the preparation.  I’m in the best shape of my career, and at the end of the fight, the result will be a knockout” said a confident González, Read more […]

Alantez “Sly as a” Fox Returns January 12th

Posted: 22nd December 2012 by wban100@aol.com in News Story
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December 21, 2012 – Maryland’s undefeated light-middleweight prospect, Alantez “Sly as A” Fox (8-0-1, 4 KOs), makes a quick return to the ring when he faces in-state rival Julius Kennedy (7-2-1, 3 KOs) on January 12, 2013. The 6-round bout will take place at the Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington, Maryland as both fighters will have hometown fans cheering them on. Fox, who stands 6’5, brings a unique look to the boxing ring with his enormous height and reach advantages.  In his last fight on December 8th, Fox demolished veteran Jimmy LeBlanc via first round TKO.  Promoted by Boxing 360, Fox is looking forward to a busy 2013. “As promised, my promoter Mario Yagobi is keeping me active,” Fox said. “I just fought earlier this month and now I have another fight scheduled for January.  Read more […]