Erislandy Lara outclasses Delvin Rodriguez to a shutout decision

12
Jun

Erislandy Lara outclasses Delvin Rodriguez to a shutout decision

Erislandy Lara, THE RING’s No. 2-rated junior middleweight, outclassed unrated former title challenger Delvin Rodriguez en route to a shutout 12-round decision on Friday in Chicago. It was a typical Lara performance, lauded by boxing media and purists but booed by fans in attendance. In the “PBC on Spike” co-feature, light heavyweight contender Artur Beterbiev stopped Alexander Johnson in seven rounds.

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12
Jun

Weigh-in results, final bout sheet for Lara-Rodriguez, Beterbiev-Johnson

Top junior middleweight contender Erislandy Lara weighed in at 153.6 pounds for tonight’s “PBC on Spike” main event against Delvin Rodriguez, who weighed 153.4. Light heavyweight Artur Beterbiev weighed in at the division limit of 175 for his co-feature against Alexander Johnson, who weighed 174.2. The 10-bout card takes place in Chicago.

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10
Jun

Erislandy Lara enters Delvin Rodriguez bout feeling unbeaten

As far as Erisdlany Lara, his team and his small-but-vocal fan base are concerned, the Cuban junior middleweight standout enters his Friday “PBC on SpikeTV” main event against Delvin Rodriguez as an unbeaten fighter. Lara’s only two losses, decisions to Paul Williams and Canelo Alvarez, were controversial.

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08
Jun

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

In this week’s Monday mailbag, some fans rave about Miguel Cotto’s impressive fourth-round stoppage of Daniel Geale, other fans rant about the catchweight of the RING/WBC middleweight championship bout, but everybody is looking forward to Cotto facing Canelo Alvarez in the fall (and more fans like the Puerto Rican star’s chances after Saturday’s performance).

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22
May

A farewell to Friday Night Fights

Tonight on ESPN2, “Friday Night Fights” comes to a bittersweet conclusion as its 17-year run closes, while “Premier Boxing Champions” prepares for a July premiere. RingTV.com’s Michael Woods looks back with the show’s particulars.

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18
May

Weekend Review: The amazing Marquez continues to impress at 40

Juan Manuel Marquez was the black sheep in the Mexican triumvirate that included Marco Antonio Barrera and Erik Morales but has outlasted the others and emerged as the enduring star, which he proved once again with a dominant decision over Mike Alvarado.

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29
Apr

Delvin Rodriguez, Joachim Alcine meet in May 16 crossroads bout

Junior middleweight veterans Delvin Rodriguez and Joachim Alcine will fight in a Friday Night Fights main event on May 16 at Olympic Stadium in Montreal, Star Boxing and Choko Boxing announced on Tuesday.

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09
Nov

Commentary: One boxing fan’s crisis of confidence

The recent death of Francisco Leal and life-threatening head injury suffered by Magomed Abdusalamov prompted RingTV.com’s resident historian Lee Groves to recall how the 2008 fight between Delvin Rodriguez and Oscar Diaz, for which he was at ringside, caused him to question, then reconfirm, his love for boxing.

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06
Nov

Miguel Cotto offered eight-figure deal to fight Canelo Alvarez

Golden Boy Promotions has offered Miguel Cotto a deal worth in excess of $10 million to face Canelo Alvarez, according to CEO Richard Schaefer. Schaefer also discussed a possible rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr. or title shots against Peter Quillin and Carlos Molina for Cotto.

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30
Oct

Cotto-Margarito II weigh in

Antonio Margarito, Miguel Cotto and others from the Dec. 3 Madison Square Garden show hit the scales. Photos by Chris Farina – Top Rank

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