Found June 09, 2013 on
I love boxing, but there isn’t any amount of money in the world you could pay me to be a fighter. You are always one punch away from being put to sleep like Chad Dawson or you take enough punishment that your eye looks like Alfredo Angulo. The crazy thing is Angulo had knocked down Erislandy Lara twice and had a legitimate chance to win the fight, until this punch impregnated his eye. It is believed that Angulo has a broken orbital bone and possibly more damage to his eye. He earned every penny of his purse last night.
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CARSON -- Onlookers seeking to study the art of warfare with a keen eye should have paid close attention to what Marcos Maidana and Josesito Lopez pulled off at the Home Depot Center.
Apparently there's just something about the venue that rouses the inner demon in your average pugilist, though you may not want to regard neither Maidana nor Lopez as "your average pugilist...
Tomorrow night on Showtime, an exciting and intriguing event comes our way, headlined by Marcos Maidana vs. Josesito Lopez at welterweight, and with a clash of styles between two top junior middleweights in the co-feature, with Erislandy Lara vs. Alfredo Angulo. The official weigh-in for the card was held this afternoon, and right here, you can find the complete weigh-in results...
Showtime aired a pretty decent boxing card from the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. on Saturday night. While Josesi…
Right about now, suffering from a broken orbital bone, fighter Alfredo Angulo probably wishes boxing had mandatory face shields sans grandfather clauses.
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Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer announced at the outset of yesterday’s final press conference that he expects The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., to be sold out for the exciting fight card headlined by Marcos Maidana vs. Josesito Lopez this Saturday, June 8. Right here, you can find the full collection of final press conference photos and quotes for Maidana vs....
Argentina's Marcos Maidana stopped Josesito Lopez late in the sixth round of their welterweight bout Saturday night, finishing a tumultuous fight with a furious rally for his third straight victory.
Cuba's Erislandy Lara also survived the first two knockdowns of his career and stopped Alfredo Angulo in the 10th round of a similarly sensational 154-pound bout that thrilled...
Marcos Maidana def. Josesito Lopez via TKO in R6
Erislandy Lara def. Alfredo Angulo via TKO in R10 (1:50)
Jermell Charlo def. Demetrius Hopkins via UD (115-113X3)
Johan Perez def. Yoshihiro Kamegai via UD
Gerald Washington def. Sherman Williams via UD
Ronny Rios def. Leonilo Miranda via TKO in R6 (1:37)
Manuel Avila def. Jamal Parram via UD
Jamie Kavanagh def. Adolfo Landeros via...
Full weigh in results from Los Angeles, CA
Marcos Maidana 147 vs. Josesito Lopez 145
Erislandy Lara 153.8 vs. Alfredo Angulo 153
Jermell Charlo 153.6 vs. Demetrius Hopkins 153
Gerald Washington 240 vs. Sherman Williams 267
Yoshihiro Kamegai 147 vs. Johan Perez 147
Manuel Avila 121 vs. Jamal Parram 122
Jamie Kavanagh 136.5 vs. Adolfo Landeros 137
Joseph Diaz 122.5 vs. Rigoberto Casillas...
Saturday night proved to be an amazing night for boxing and no match showed the future direction of the sport more than Showtime’s Maidana vs Lopez. The fight had every fan in the Home Depot Center standing when the bell rang for each round. Both fighters had their ups and downs, but the constant theme was pressure.
Gone will be the days of boxers dancing majestically in the middle...