Argentine Boxers Support Maidana In His Campaign To Defeat Mayweather
LAS VEGAS (April 28, 2014) – On Saturday, May 3, Marcos “El Chino” Maidana will be fighting for more than the unified welterweight world championship and glory of defeating the pound-for-pound king Floyd “Money” Mayweather. The hard-hitting Argentine powerhouse will be representing a country with a deep and storied tradition in the sweet science when he steps into the ring at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in a 12-round welterweight world unification bout live on SHOWTIME PPV.
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ORANGE, Calif. (April 27, 2014) – In the shocking result of the night, Ruben Tamayo (23-5-3, 15 KOs) upset the more talented Efrain Esquivias (17-3-1, 10 KOs) in Thompson Boxing Promotions “Locked n Loaded” main event, Friday, April 25, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif.
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CARSON, Calif. (April 27, 2014) – On an exciting night when unbeaten WBA Interim Welterweight Champion Keith “One Time” Thurman retained his title with a third-round TKO over former world champion Julio “The Kidd” Diaz and undefeated Omar “Panterita” Figueroa successfully defended his WBC lightweight crown with a 12-round split decision over Jerry Belmontes, Lucas “The Machine” Matthysse stole the show with a spectacular, brutal 11th-round knockout over John Molina in the leading Fight of the Year candidate Saturday on SHOWTIME.
Due to visa issues, Martin Honorio will be unavailable for his scheduled bout against Antonio Orozco this Saturday at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Orozco vs. Honorio was schedule to be covered on Saturday’s SHOWTIME EXTREME boxing telecast.
MILWAUKEE – Gary Shaw Productions undefeated sensations, Jr. Welterweight Kenneth “Bossman” Sims Jr. (2-0, 1 KO) and Super-Bantamweight Eduardo Martinez (2-0, 1 KO) were victorious tonight at the Turner Hall Ballroom in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Both men competed in separate 4-round bouts.