IBF to approve Vazquez-Burns ‘tonight’

14
Jan

IBF to approve Vazquez-Burns ‘tonight’

IBF Championships Chairman Lindsay Tucker expects to approve a March 16 clash between his organization’s lightweight titleholder Miguel Vazquez and WBO counterpart Rick Burns on Monday.

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14
Jan

IBF would approve Vazquez-Burns

The IBF would approve a proposed bout between its lightweight titleholder Miguel Vazquez and the WBO 135-pound beltholder Ricky Burns.

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15
Nov

50 Cent gets Nevada license; Pacquiao-Marquez IV officials picked

Rapper 50 Cent was granted a promoter’s license by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, although Floyd Mayweather Jr. is apparently no longer considered a partner in the company.

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12
Nov

Mares: ‘I want Donaire next’

WBC junior featherweight titleholder Abner Mares calls a clash with RING, IBF and WBO champion Nonito Donaire “the only fight for me.”

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31
Oct

Pacquiao-Marquez IV televised card nearly complete

The Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez IV undercard could feature undefeated featherweight Yuriorkis Gamboa. An IBF lightweight title bout between beltholder Miguel Vazquez and Mercito Gesta is reportedly “done” for the PPV show.

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26
Oct

HBO to honor Steward

Trainer Emanuel “Manny” Steward, who died on Thursday at the age of 68, will be the subject of an HBO video on Saturday night at 10:15 p.m. ET/PT.

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05
Oct

Lem’s latest: Garcia brothers hope to end feud

Robert Garcia and his older brother, Danny, are both respected trainers of champion fighters, but have have been divided by a rift dating back to the early pro days of Victor Ortiz.

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04
Feb

Donaire and Vazquez “Hate each other”

Nonito Donaire’s manager on Wilfredo Vazquez Jr.: “This guy is very confident, very cocky, very sure of himself, and he has no fear.”

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02
Feb

Arum has big plans for the fast-rising Donaire

If he gets past Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. on Saturday, Nonito Donaire’s promoter sees bouts against Jorge Arce, Toshiaki Nishioka and Guillermo Rigondeaux in the former bantamweight titleholder’s immediate future.

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02
Dec

Donaire-Vazquez likely for February

Nonito Donaire could face Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. for the vacant WBO 122-pound belt.

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