Posts Tagged ‘Tavor Cloud’
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- Roy Jones, Jr. vs. Danny Santiago – Postponed
Square Ring Promotions announced today that it was postponing the Roy Jones, Jr. vs. Danny Santiago Boxing event scheduled for October 7 due to a hand injury suffered by Roy Jones, Jr. John Wirt, CEO of Square Ring Promotions, said “Roy’s manager, McGee Wright, informed me today that Roy injured his left hand while sparring on Saturday and that on Monday, he went to the doctor and X-rays were taken. While the X-rays do not show a fracture, his hand is swollen and continues to bother him to such an extent that we have no choice but to postpone the fight. At this point, we are planning on rescheduling the fight and will make an announcement regarding the new date as soon as possible.”
- Glen “The Road Warrior” Johnson replaces Mikkel Kessler
Veteran contender Glen “The Road Warrior” Johnson has been tapped to replace the injured Mikkel Kessler in the Super Six World Boxing Classic and is preparing to meet Allan Green in a Group Stage 3 bout on Saturday, Nov. 6, live on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast), it was officially announced today by SHOWTIME Sports® Executive Vice President and General Manager Ken Hershman.
- Alexander Vs Mabuza – Bid
A Purse Bid was held in the IBF Office yesterday for the IBF Jr. Welterweight Championship mandatory defense between champion Devon Alexander and Kaizer Mabuza. Branco Sports Productions was the only bidder. Branco bid $ 101,500.00. The winning bidder has 90 days to put the fight on.
- Michael Angelo Perez on Judah vs Matthysse Undercard
Unbeaten lightweight sensation Michael Angelo “The Artist” Perez will appear in a six round special attraction bout as part of the Zab Judah-Lucas Matthysse undercard Saturday, November 6 at the Prudential Center in his hometown of Newark, NJ.
Perez, a skilled pugilist with an intriguing style, is regarded amongst the top prospects on the East Coast. Unbeaten at 9-0 with 4 wins by knockout, the 20 year old phenom is coming off a devastating first round stoppage of veteran Jorge Ruiz. Prior to that, Perez made a name for himself on a national level, dominating previously unbeaten Francisco Reyes on TeleFutura. Perez opponent will be announced shortly.
- Haye: I’ll Beat The Klitschkos, Retire Like Lennox Lewis
WBA heavyweight champion David Haye is still planning to chase unification fights with both Klitschko brothers. Haye has vowed to retire by next October, which doesn’t leave him with a lot of time to get the fights done. He wants to fight each Klitschko and then retire in the same manner as his idol, former undisputed heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis.
“There’s a year to make those unification fights happen, win them and then retire at the top just like Lennox Lewis did. The brothers know I am the most dangerous person on the planet for them but I am sure the fights will happen and that I’ll win them,” Haye told The Sun. All this of course after his grudge fight with Audley Harrison on November 13 at the MEN Arena in Manchester.
- Vanes “The Nightmare” Martirosyan
Undefeated junior middleweight sensation Vanes “The Nightmare” Martirosyan (28-0, 17KOs) will be returning to the ring in December, most likely against the rugged Pawel Wolak (27-1, 17KOs). The bout will take place either on the undercard of the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Alfonso Gomez pay per view event on December 4th or it will be the main event of a Fox Sports card that will take place on December 18th. The date should be finalized within the next couple weeks.
- Hasim Rahman Back Against Marcus McGee
Hasim Rahman, the former heavyweight champion who is still best known the world over for sensationally upsetting all-time great Lennox Lewis via 5th-round KO, fights again this Saturday night. Looking to stay busy in the hopes of landing one last title shot,” Rock,” now aged 37 and with a good 48-7-2(39) record, will face journeyman Marcus McGee in an eight-rounder at the Roberto Duran Arena in Panama.
Former two-time light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson (29-1, 17 KO’s) could be facing International Boxing Federation (IBF) light heavyweight champion Tavoris Cloud (21-0, 18 KO’s) in early 2011, according to boxing news from Steve Kim. Kim says that Dawson and Cloud’s people are in discussion for this fight.