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Boxing News: Duddy Trains for Yory Boy Campas

Boxing News: Duddy Trains for Yory Boy Campas

NEW YORK (September 10, 2006) – Unbeaten Irish middleweight sensation John Duddy, rated No. 5 by the WBO and No. 10 by the WBA, is training in the Poconos for the toughest fight of his career against veteran Luis Ramon “Yory Boy” Campas. The fight is called “Shamrocks & Sombreros” and ...

Boxing News: Big Nic Valuev Hits New York

Boxing News: Big Nic Valuev Hits New York

WBA heavyweight champion Nicolai Valuev is in the U.S., specifically in New York, for the first leg of his American media tour, which will also include Chicago and LA. Formerly known as the “Beast From The East” but now known as the “Russian Giant,” Valuev (44-0, 32 KOs) is slated to defe...

Boxing News: Toney and Peter Meet the Press

Boxing News: Toney and Peter Meet the Press

In anticipation of the WBC heavyweight eliminator between James Toney and Sam Peter (Showtime), the two combatants met with the boxing press via telephone conference call on Thursday, August 24, and this is what went down… Peter:  We are here. I am ready to go on Sept. 2.  I am tellin...

Boxing News: Aiken and Guerrero Meet the Press

Boxing News: Aiken and Guerrero Meet the Press

In anticipation of the IBF featherweight title showdown between the champ Eric Aiken and his challenger Robert Guerrero (Showtime), the two combatants met with the boxing press via telephone conference call on Thursday, August 24, and this is what went down… Guerrero: I am feeling great.  ...

Malignaggi Back In Boxing Business

Malignaggi Back In Boxing Business

Junior welterweight contender Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi (21-1, 5 KOs) from Brooklyn, New York, has received medical clearance to return to active duty in the ring, after his gutsy recent decision loss to Miguel Cotto in the Garden. Malignaggi underwent surgery in mid-June to...

Boxing Friday In Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom

Boxing Friday In Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom

Dominic Pesoli’s 8 Count Productions presents an evening of world-class professional boxing this Friday night, August 25th, at the air-conditioned Aragon Ballroom. Newly crowned WBC interim Lightweight World Champion David Diaz will be honored during this evening of six outstanding bouts. Diaz,...

Boxing News: Duddy vs. Campas at the Garden

Boxing News: Duddy vs. Campas at the Garden

NEW YORK (August 22, 2006) – Ireland’s middleweight slugger John Duddy (17-0, 15 KO's) returns to the Big Apple spotlight when he faces the sternest test of his young career against former world champion, Mexico’s Yory Boy Campas (88-8, 72 KO’s), on Friday, September 29, in the Theater a...

Boxing News: Aiken-Guerrero for IBF Title

Boxing News: Aiken-Guerrero for IBF Title

NEW YORK (August 21, 2006) –  When former “ShoBox” fighters Eric Aiken and Robert Guerrero meet for Aiken’s International Boxing Federation (IBF) featherweight world title, Saturday, Sept. 2, on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING, it will mark the first time that “ShoBox” graduates have a...

Boxing News: Valuev Meets Barrett in Windy City

Boxing News: Valuev Meets Barrett in Windy City

CHICAGO—Americans will get their chance to see undefeated 7-foot, 325-pound Nikolai “Giant Russian” Valuev, who has vowed to “conquer America” when he makes the second defense of his WBA title against Monte “Two Gunz” Barrett at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill., on Oct. 7. A stellar...

Houston Mayor Proclaims Juan Diaz Day

Houston Mayor Proclaims Juan Diaz Day

HOUSTON, TX (August 11, 2006) – Houston Mayor Bill White has declared Tuesday, August 15, 2006, as Juan Diaz Day in the city of Houston, TX, it was announced today by Main Events CEO Kathy Duva. The undefeated WBA Lightweight Champion who hails from Houston will receive a proclamation from th...