Full Bradley vs. Marquez PPV undercard: Cruz vs. Salido, Lomachenko’s debut, Seanie Monaghan

It's just 25 days until undefeated WBO welterweight champion Timothy "Desert Storm" Bradley and Juan Manuel "Dinamita" Marquez, both coming off Fight of the Year performances, collide in a battle for Bradley's world title. The only two fighters to have defeated Manny Pacquiao in the past seven years, Bradley vs. Márquez will take place Saturday, October...
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September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Javier Fortuna Aces Cristobal Cruz Test

In an intriguing doubleheader on ESPN Friday Nights from Las Vegas, we learned a couple of new things about a few young fighters that share the oversight of Sampson Lewkowicz, who manages both fighters and is largely responsible for their rise. In the main event, 22-year old Javier Fortuna of the Dominican Republic gave himself a nine-day early birthday present, starching well-traveled...
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July 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Fortuna & Mago score quick, concussive victories on Friday Night Fights

Friday Night Fight Results: Fortuna vs. Cruz & Abdusalamov vs. Byarm The two main fights this Friday evening on ESPN's Friday Night Fights each featured a quick, concussive ending. In the co-feature of the evening, undefeated heavyweight phenom Magomed "Mago" Abdusalamov took a step up and smashed his opponent to the canvas, and in the headliner, undefeated featherweight...
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July 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Javier Fortuna to face Cristobal Cruz on July 6 FNF in Vegas

Red-hot featherweight prospect Javier "El Abejon" Fortuna (19-0, 14 KOs) of La Romana, Dominican Republic, will step in to face former IBF Featherweight Champion Cristobal "Lacandón" Cruz (39-13, 23 KOs) of Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, July 6, at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, and televised live on ESPN Friday Night Fights. An injury to...
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June 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Juan Carlos Burgos Outshines Cristobal Cruz, But Only Somewhat

Sloppy action accented what was a fairly lackluster Friday Night Fights on ESPN2 last night, as what might have been entertaining match-ups on paper turned out to be a bit underwhelming. But boxing fans looking to FNF for their pre-Saturday warm up have become somewhat accustomed to fights that look better the week before than they wind up being on the night of. Hard-nosed scrapper...
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February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Friday Night Fights Live Blog - 2/24/12

Dover Downs may be better known for NASCAR racing on the Monster Mile, but its hotel and casino are playing host to tonight's Friday Night Fights broadcast. Joe Tessitore and Teddy Atlas are on hand to bring us a card featuring a 130-pound battle between developing talent Juan Carlos Burgos and veteran Cristobal Cruz.Atlas breaks down the battle between Burgos' left hook...
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February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Juan Carlos Burgos Interview: Faces Cristobal Cruz on Feb 24th

The countdown begins.  In just 9 days, on February 24 Banner Promotions and Thompson Boxing Promotions will team up to present an exciting fight card at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino in Dover, Delaware. Scheduled to be televised on ESPN's "Friday Night Fights" the main event boasts a 10-round super featherweight match up featuring Tijuana, Mexico's Juan Carlos...
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February 15, 2012  |  Discuss

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