Omar Narvaez unfazed ahead of meeting Naoya Inoue in Japan

29
Dec

Omar Narvaez unfazed ahead of meeting Naoya Inoue in Japan

Long-reigning titleholder Omar Narvaez says nothing — not his age nor the prospect of facing prodigy Naoya Inoue on his home turf — has him worried about adding another successful defense to his resume.

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29
Dec

Photo gallery: Omar Narvaez-Naoya Inoue weigh-in

Defending WBO junior bantamweight titleholder Omar Narvaez weighed 114.5 pounds to challenger Naoya Inoue’s 115 pounds for Tuesday’s matchup in Japan. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.

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20
Sep

Omar Narvaez outpoints Felipe Orucuta, makes 11th defense of title

Omar Narvaez retained his WBO junior bantamweight title with a majority decision over Felipe Orucuta at in Argentina on Friday. It was Narvaez’s 11th defense of his WBO 115-pound belt and eighth straight victory since his only loss to Nonito Donaire Jr. in 2011.

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19
Sep

Omar Narvaez’s manager robbed of purse money, ring clothes

Osvaldo Rivero, manager for WBO junior bantamweight titlist Omar Narvaez, was robbed on an Argentine highway by three men posing as police. They took an estimated $45,000 in cash and even the clothes that Narvaez was planning to wear in this Friday’s rematch against Felipe Orucuta.

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30
Jun

Omar Narvaez-Felipe Orucuta II on Sept. 6

WBO junior bantamweight beltholder Omar Narvaez will have a rematch with Felipe Orucuta on Sept. 6 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, WBO President Paco Valcarcel informed RingTV.com on Monday.

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17
May

Omar Narvaez demolishes Antonio Garcia in four rounds

Omar Narvaez performed a methodical demolition of Mexico’s Antonio “Tostado” Garcia, a 20-year-old contender who gave a decent account of himself during the first stretch of the bout, only to be sent down by a body shot in the fifth round.

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22
Dec

Age not a factor as Omar Narvaez stops David Carmona in seven

Omar Narvaez retained his WBO 115-pound title for the ninth time on Saturday with a seventh-round TKO of David Carmona in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The long-reigning two-division beltholder dominated Carmona despite being 16 years older than the challenger.

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26
Oct

Donaire media workout

Nonito Donaire at the Kingsway Gym in N.Y. ahead of his fight against Omar Narvaez. Photos by Chris Farina / Top Rank.

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15
Oct

Broner-Maidana, Golden Boy enter ‘Danger Zone’

A Dec. 14 Showtime Pay Per View clash between Adrien Broner and Marcos Maidana ends an exciting two months of bouts for Golden Boy.

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25
Aug

Q&A: Omar Narvaez

Following a slew of amateur achievements and becoming the longest-reigning Argentine titleholder ever (surpassing even the great Carlos Monzon), Omar Narvaez still has more he’d like to accomplish in the two years before his self-scheduled retirement.

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