Javier Fortuna went 12 strong rounds for the first time in three years and his reward was a thorough, though at times erratic, unanimous-decision victory over Bryan Vasquez before 7,372 spectators at Barclays Center Friday night.
Unbeaten junior lightweight contender Javier Fortuna called on his fighting spirit to outwork game Bryan Vasquez over 12 spirited (though sometimes awkward and sloppy) rounds on his way to a unanimous decision on Friday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Fortuna won the WBA “regular” 130-pound title with the SpikeTV-televised victory.
Amir Khan and Chris Algieri both comfortably made the welterweight limit for their fight tomorrow night. Javier Fortuna, who will fight in a supporting junior lightweight bout, had a bit more difficulty.
THE RING’s No. 10-ranked junior lightweight Javier Fortuna, who signed with adviser Al Haymon in August, has renewed his contract with Sampson Lewkowicz, the promoter announced on Wednesday.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, a card headlined by Erislandy Lara-Ishe Smith gets support bouts featuring Chris Pearson and Badou Jack.
Junior lightweight contender Javier Fortuna knocked out Abner Cotto in Round 5 of their Showtime-televised bout on the undercard of the Andrzej Fonfara-Doudou Ngumbu fight on Saturday at UIC Pavilion in Chicago. It was an ugly, foul-filled affair while it lasted.
Former light heavyweight title challenger Andrzej Fonfara hopes a win over Doudou Ngumbu on Nov. 1 will pave the way to a rematch against RING champion Adonis Stevenson.
Onetime-allies turned rivals, promoters Oscar De La Hoya and Bob Arum will meet next week to discuss ending the rift between Golden Boy and Top Rank, with both eager to see a matchup between Manny Pacquiao and Danny Garcia.
Undefeated junior lightweight contender Javier Fortuna won a harder-than-expected 10-round unanimous decision over Juan Antonio Rodriguez on Saturday at the Tropicana Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, Andrzej Fonfara hints that RING/WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson can sustain another knockout loss in their bout this Saturday.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the lowdown on the Buffer Brothers’ ‘Real Sports’ feature on HBO and much more boxing action in the coming weeks.
Undefeated featherweight contender Javier Fortuna and former welterweight beltholder Kermit Cintron will highlight an Aug. 2 card in Miami, Ok., in separate bouts.
A return bout between Sergio Martinez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. would have to include Olympic-style drug testing and take place either in Las Vegas, Atlantic City or New York, according to Martinez’s advisor.