LAMONT ROACH JR. EXPONDRÁ SU CINTO JUVENIL SUPERPLUMA DEL CMB ANTE EL CONTENDIENTE FILIPINO REY ‘FLASH’ PÉREZ

Nov 10, 2017
LAMONT ROACH JR. EXPONDRÁ SU CINTO JUVENIL SUPERPLUMA DEL CMB ANTE EL CONTENDIENTE FILIPINO REY ‘FLASH’ PÉREZ EN EL COMBATE ESTELAR DE LA EDICIÓN DEL 30 DE NOVIEMBRE DE
GOLDEN BOY BOXING ON ESPN EN EL MGM NATIONAL HARBOR
JOSÉ ‘WONDER BOY’ LÓPEZ COMBATIRÁ ANTE MIGUEL ‘MIGUELITO’ GONZÁLEZ EN EL PLEITO CO ESTELAR
 
EL RESPALDO ESTARÁ LLENO DE DESTACADOS PELEADORES DEL EXCLUSIVO ESTABLO DE GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS
 
Boletos estarán a la venta el sábado 11 de noviembre a las 12:00 p.m. ET
            LOS ÁNGELES, California 10 de noviembre de 2017. – Lamont Roach Jr. (15-0, 6 nocáuts) realizará su debut como atracción principal cuando defienda su cinto juvenil superpluma del CMB ante el contendiente filipino Rey “Flash” Pérez (21-8, 6 nocáuts) en el choque estelar a 10 asaltos de la edición del 30 de noviembre de Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN en el MGM National Harbor de Maryland. ESPN3 y ESPN Deportes transmitirán los combates iniciando a las 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT. La transmisión del respaldo por ESPN3 iniciará aproximadamente a las 6:30 p.m. ET/ 3:30 p.m. PT. ESPN2 transmitirá el combate a las 11:00 p.m. ET/8:00 p.m. PT.
Roach Jr. es uno de los mejores prospectos del exclusivo establo de Golden Boy Promotions. El nativo de Washington, DC debutó en el boxeo de pago en abril de 2017, después de una impresionante carrera boxística como amateur, respaldado por el equipo NoXcuse Boxing Club. Desde entonces, Roach ha usado una combinación de rapidez y técnica para obtener 12 victorias en fila antes de capturar el cinto juvenil superpluma del CMB en enero de 2017. Durante este año, Roach Jr se ha manteniendo bien ocupado, pues ha defendido su faja dos veces y regresará el 30 de noviembre para defenderlo otra vez ante una multitud de sus aficionados.
Pérez, quien tiene 27 años de edad, es un fuerte competidor con combates ante púgiles de la talla de Chris “The Hitman” Ávalos y el actual campeón supergallo de la OMB Jessie Magdaleno. Pérez regresará después de una victoria por nocaut técnico en el segundo asalto ante Noel Adelmita en junio de este año, y buscará a prevenir el acenso de Roach Jr. en las clasificaciones de peso superpluma con una victoria este 30 de noviembre.
            José “Wonder Boy” López (18-1-1, 13 nocáuts) de Carolina, Puerto Rico se enfrentará al sinaloense Miguel “Miguelito” González (21-3, 18 nocáuts) en un combate de a diez asaltos por el cinto superpluma internacional de la OMB.
            Manuel “Tino” Ávila (22-1, 8 nocáuts) chocará ante Raúl “El Bule” Hidalgo(26-15, 19 nocáuts) de Chihuahua, México en un pleito a diez asaltos en peso pluma.
            Los oponentes de Alex Rincón (3-0, 3 nocáuts), el artista de nocaut de las 154 libras quien participará en el combate comodín a cuatro asaltos, y George Rincón (2-0), el nativo de Dallas, Texas quien abrirá la velada boxística en un choque a cuatro asaltos en peso welter, se anunciarán en breve.
            Roach, Jr. vs. Pérez es una batalla a diez episodios por el cetro juvenil superpluma del CMB y es presentado por Golden Boy Promotions. El evento es patrocinado por Tecate,“THE OFFICIAL BEER OF BOXING” y Hennessy “Never Stop, Never Settle.” ESPN3 y ESPN Deportes transmitirán los combates iniciando a las 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT. La transmisión del respaldo por ESPN3 iniciará aproximadamente a las 6:30 p.m. ET/ 3:30 p.m. PT. ESPN2 transmitirá el combate a las 11:00 p.m. ET/8:00 p.m. PT.
            Los boletos para Roach Jr. vs. Pérez tienen un precio de $75 VIP, $75, $ 55 y $35 dólares, sin incluir impuestos ni tarifas. Los boletos saldrán a la venta el sábado11 de noviembre a las 12:00 p.m. ET. Para cobrar por teléfono con una tarjeta de crédito, llame al Centro de contacto de Ticketmaster al (800) 745-3000. Los boletos también estarán disponibles para su compra en línea en www.ticketmaster.com ywww.goldenboytickets.com.
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CONCACAF Realizará el Tercer Día del Fútbol Femenino en Noviembre 

Nov 10, 2017
CONCACAF Realizará el Tercer Día del Fútbol Femenino en Noviembre 
La Confederación unirá a las Asociaciones Miembro en un movimiento regional destinado a promover el acceso a mayores oportunidades para jugar fútbol

Miami, FL (viernes, 10 de noviembre de 2017) – La Confederación de Norte, Centroamérica y el Caribe de Fútbol Asociación (CONCACAF) anunció su tercer Día del Fútbol Femenino anual, el cual se llevará a cabo el sábado, 18 de noviembre de 2017.

Basándose en el éxito de la segunda edición del día femenino en 2016, en el que todas las 41 Asociaciones Miembro de la Confederación se unieron para crear conciencia sobre los esfuerzos para establecer más oportunidades para que las niñas y mujeres practiquen este deporte, el evento de este año continua el constante trabajo de CONCACAF para fortalecer los programas con el objeto de incrementar la participación en el fútbol femenino.

“Nuestro objetivo es consolidar una plataforma sólida para el crecimiento sostenible del fútbol femenino en CONCACAF”, manifestó el Presidente de CONCACAF, Víctor  Montagliani. “La tercera edición anual del Día del Fútbol Femenino se enfocará en brindar mayor acceso para que las generaciones jóvenes jueguen este deporte”.

Como foco del Día del Fútbol Femenino de CONCACAF 2017, el sábado, 18 de noviembre, la Confederación empezará oficialmente las preparaciones para el Campeonato de Niñas Sub-15 2018. Se ha incentivado a cada Asociación Miembro a llevar a cabo una actividad destinada a preparar su equipo sub-15.  El Campeonato de Niñas Sub-15 de CONCACAF, el cual debutó en 2014, está encaminado a proveer acceso al fútbol a las niñas, exponiéndolas a los beneficios de este deporte tanto dentro como fuera de la cancha.

“El fútbol femenino está en un momento crítico en el que los organismos mundiales y regionales deben crear oportunidades para que las generaciones jóvenes de mujeres practiquen este deporte”, dijo la miembro del Consejo de CONCACAF y la FIFA, Sonia Bien-Aime. “Fomentar la práctica del fútbol en las jóvenes creará una red para acoger a estas jugadoras, no sólo para que se apasionen por el juego sino para que sean quienes crezcan el deporte desde los primeros hasta los más altos niveles de competición”.

Además del Campeonato de Niñas Sub-15 de CONCACAF, en 2018 la Confederación prepara una serie de importantes eventos femeninos incluyendo los torneos Sub-20 y Sub-17, y el Campeonato Femenino CONCACAF, el cual clasifica a equipos de la Confederación a la Copa Mundial Femenina de la FIFA.

En años recientes, CONCACAF ha mostrado su liderazgo en fútbol femenino tanto dentro como fuera de la cancha, con Asociaciones Miembro como Costa Rica y Canadá, llevando a cabo los torneos de la FIFA 2014 para jugadoras jóvenes, incluyendo las Copas Mundiales Sub-17 y Sub-20, respectivamente. Además, la Copa Mundial Femenina de la FIFA Canadá 2015™ tuvo una asistencia de más de 1.35 millones, estableciendo un record nuevo de asistencia total para una competencia de la FIFA diferente de la Copa Mundial de la FIFA; un campeonato que se mantuvo en la región con la victoria de una nación de CONCACAF, Estados Unidos.

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Brilla Guerrero y Charros se lleva el tercero de la serie en Mexicali

Nov 10, 2017

Brilla Guerrero y Charros se lleva el tercero de la serie en Mexicali

Con una gran actuación de su abridor, Daniel Guerrero, los Charros de Jalisco se impusieron 6-2 a los Águilas de Mexicali y rescataron el tercer juego frente a los cachanillas, ubicándose en el segundo lugar del standing general de la Liga Mexicana del Pacífico

(LMP), a falta de 3 series para que concluya la primera vuelta.

Guerrero (1-2, 8.10) lanzó por espacio de 6 entradas y un tercio, en las que sólo toleró 2 hits e igual número de anotaciones, así como 4 bases por bola, a cambio de 4 ponches, suficientes para que Charros se llevara la victoria ante los Águilas, tras dejar escapar los dos primeros juegos, ambos en extrainnings.

El equipo que comanda Tony Tarasco inició con Billy Burns (JC), Amadeo Zazueta (SS), José Manuel “Manny” Rodríguez (2B), Brock Stassi (JI), Japhet Amador (BD), Jarrod Saltalamacchia (1B), Agustín Murillo (3B), Gabriel Gutiérrez (C) y Edson García (JD), quienes respaldaron con batazos oportunos la labor del “Dany” en la loma.

La voz de ataque la dio García, apenas en la apertura del segundo inning, con triplete al jardín derecho que envió a Amador, Murillo y Gutiérrez a la registradora para darle a Jalisco una tempranera ventaja de 3-0 sobre Javier Solano, abridor de los mexicalenses, que después de ello poco permitió en las 7 completas que estuvo arriba del montículo.

Los de casa se acercaron 3-2 en la pizarra en el complemento del séptimo capítulo, cuando C.J. Retherford conectó un doble a la pradera izquierda que envío al pentágono a Yunieski Betancourt; más tarde, J.P. Sportman sacó un elevado de sacrificio que le permitió anotar a Luis Juárez.

No obstante, Jalisco recuperó la ventaja en la octava alta, luego de que Zazueta anotara en pisa y corre tras elevado de sacrificio de Stassi, y el “Manny” Rodríguez alcanzara el plato después de un “wild pitch” de Édgar Gómez, quien ya se encontraba en la loma en ese momento por los Águilas.

Y en el noveno, un lanzamiento descontrolado de Mario Meza, que terminó por golpear al “Manny” ocasionó que la sexta carrera para Charros llegara “de caballito”, en los pies de Edson. El cerrador Robert Stock cumplió con su labor al dominar a Betancourt y Reteherfor -éste último con rola para doble play- y selló la victoria en favor de los albiazules.

Así, Jalisco (14-12) sigue peleando por el liderato del standing y mañana inicia serie frente a Ciudad Obregón, en el nuevo estadio de Yaquis; el abridor anunciado por Charros es Octavio Acosta (1.1, 6.00), en tanto que Irwing Delgado (0-1, 5.11) recibirá la responsabilidad de inicio por los sonorenses.

Se integra Oliver a Charros

El estadounidense William Oliver se integrará este viernes al cuerpo de lanzadores de los Charros de Jalisco, organización a la que ya perteneció en 2015, con la intención de reforzar la rotación abridora de los albiazules, informó la dirección deportiva del club.

El derecho Oliver (30 años, Newport Beach, CA), quien viene de un mes de labor con las Águilas del Zulia, en la liga venezolana, tiene números globales en Ligas Menores de 10- 13, con 4.88 de efectividad, y ocupará la plaza de extranjero que Charros tiene actualmente disponible

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El Monterrey igualó 1-1 ante Santos

Nov 10, 2017

Rayados empata en reanudación

El Monterrey igualó 1-1 ante Santos

La reanudación de la Jornada 11 del Apertura 2017 de la Liga BBVA Bancomer no fue del todo satisfactoria para el Monterrey al empatar 1-1 ante Santos, dejando pendiente el Superliderato de la competencia.

A pesar de buscar siempre  el arco rival, y premiar su esfuerzo con un tanto de Dorlan Pabon, Rayados no pudo rescatar los tres puntos en el Estadio BBVA Bancomer los cuales les hubiera permitido amarrar el primer sitio.

Reiniciando el cotejo al minuto 12′ de tiempo corrido tras las inclemencias del tiempo que orillaron a postergarlo, los dirigidos por Antonio Mohamed tuvieron que venir de atrás después de verse sorprendidos por un tanto de Brian Lozano al 24′.

El ánimo y paciencia no decayó por parte de los albiazules quienes siguieron yendo al frente hasta encontrar un penal tras una falta sobre Jorge Benítez la cual fue bien aprovechada por Pabon con un cañonazo a la derecha de Jonathan Orozco para el 1-1 al 34′.

Ya en el segundo tiempo, los del Cerro de La Silla fueron insistentes al frente aumentando la carga después de la expulsión de Ventura Alvarado, sin embargo, los Guerreros cerraron los espacios.

Con el punto obtenido, el Monterrey llegó a 34 unidades en el Apertura 2017 para conservar la posición de honor la cual pueden asegurar en caso de obtener un resultado favorable ante Tigres en la última Jornada.

Cortesia: Club Monterrey

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Jacobs vs. Arias Final Press Conference Quotes

Nov 10, 2017
DANIEL JACOBS vs LUIS ARIAS
JARRELL MILLER vs  MARIUSZ WACH
CLETUS SELDIN vs ROBERTO ORTIZ
 
FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTE
Photo Credit Ed Mulholland/Matchroom
Video Courtesy Matchroom Boxing
Saturday, November 11 at NYCB LIVE
Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Televised Live on HBO World Championship Boxing®
 
Long Island, Thursday, November 9, 2017  —  Thursday’s final press conference took place at PlayStation Theater at Times Square in Manhattan.Friday’s weigh-in takes place at NYCB LIVE Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum at 1 pm.
 
 
LUIS ARIAS
 I finally made the big stage.  Thanks to Eddie Hearn.  I was wondering how such a young guy got to run such a big company and I found out you got a little help from your dad.  You’ve got to give credit where credit is due and he is taking Matchroom boxing to the next level and because of Eddie Hearn who has grown boxing in Europe and in the UK and has got people watching and because of that people will get to watch me shock Daniel Jacobs.  People are saying that I’m rubbing people the wrong way by being disrespectful, but how am I being disrespectful?  It facts – everything I have said I backed it up with a fact.  I said it a little loud but it was a fact.  Did he or did he not get knocked out?  Has be been dropped?  He has – multiple people have put him down.  You’re looking at this fight by the names.  Take away the names and take away the stories and simply look a the facts – he’s been hurt, he’s been dropped and he’s been knocked out.  I haven’t bee n hurt, I haven’t been dropped, I’ve been fighting bigger guys my whole career and I’m ready for this fight.  Like I said, I put the work in, I’ve done everything I’ve needed to do, I am physically ready, I’m mentally ready and I’m ready to shock the world.  On November 11, Danny Jacobs is in a very tough fight and he’s going to find that out right away so I’m ready and I’ll see you guys Saturday night.
EDDIE HEARN
Thank you Luis and thank you for the kind words.  Like you said facts, yea.  I was born with a Silver spoon in my mouth, OK, but I did turn it Gold.
DANIEL JACOBS
This guy has been speaking for the both of us.  This is going to be a stellar fight.  At the end of the day it’s about two guys coming to the center of the ring and fighting.  Talk outside the ring is good for promo but you guys are going to soon find out there are levels to this game inside the ring come November 11.  I don’t know if you guys have heard but I’m from Brownsville and I have never run, I never ran and I never will.  So this whole notion of me running and not fighting the fight that he wants me to fight.  He’s very limited in the ring.  He wants me to stand inside the center of the ring and “don’t run” so he thinks he can have the shot to stop me or drop me or knock me out.  But I’m going to make you work for everything you get.  Then when I am redy to stand in the middle of the ring, if I choose to do that, that’s what I’ll do.  I want to thank the fans because at the end of the day it’s about the fans who spend their hard earned money to support us making sure that we do our due diligence to make a good fight, because this man can fight, no doubt about it.  It’s going to be a great card  and I am looking forward to displaying my skills on my new home, HBO.   It’s a great platform for me – no added pressure and trust me, this is not my first rodeo.  It’s going to be a special night and I want to thank Arias’ team for stepping up to the plate, because when I got a list of opponents I chose Arias so I do want to thank him for signing the contract.
MARISZ WACH
There is an opening right now and this gives me a big chance for the future.  This will be a brutal fight with a lot of blood and let the best man win.
JARRELL MILLER
All I can say is this – I haven’t ate a cheeseburger in two months.  I am going to kick his behind.  Big shout out to Mike who has been in camp every day cooking breakfast and making sure I have no snicker in my bag and no cheeseburgers.  It was a phenomenal camp.  Every camp has its ups and downs and it was one of those camps where we had to push through.  I definitely dropped some weight – you’ll see the number tomorrow.  I feel amazing, I feel awesome and I feel blessed.  It’s been a long road – I started my career at 14.  I turned pro kickboxing at 18 and boxing at 19 and it has not been easy.  I have not been given a silver spoon, no Olympics or none of that stuff – I have earned every inch by grit, blood, so if anyone tells you this is luck there is no such thing as luck – from Bed Stuy Brooklyn to here no luck, I just keep throwing punches.  I am going to stop Wach.  Wach is going to get his behind Wached.  He’s kind of a lovable guy, his speech is kind of cute, but it’s going to be phenomenal – its going to be fireworks.  I love Riddick Bowe, I love Mike Tyson and I love Shannon Briggs and now it’s time to love Big Baby.
CLETUS SELDIN
I my God, I have finally graduated.  I have put on so many shows at the Paramount, more than anybody ever has and now I am graduating to the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum and you know I’ll be wearing my red, white and blue bandana in respect to all of the troupes.  If you didn’t know I am the Long Islander that has been raising havoc on Long Island for the past six years of my career and Pete Brodsky and his disciples here train me on Long Island and in West Palm Beach, Florida.  Star Boxing brought me up – no one wanted me – they brought me up and made me into the powerhouse that I am now.  You guys are going to see plenty of me for the next five years.  I hope you guys are going to enjoy what you get on Saturday against Ortiz who fights a tough Mexican style.  I am going to wear him down and take him out within five rounds.  I have always done it.  I have always taken out guys that I said I would.  I am very proud and honored to be part of this entire event.  So thank you and see you Saturday at 10 pm ET.
EDDIE HEARN
Cletus, just to let you know, after those five years, you can have a job with Matchroom Boxing USA, 100%.  Characters and personalities is what we need in this sport of boxing and there is one right there and boy can he fight as well.
ROBERTO ORTIZ
Thank you everyone.  I know this fight is great for my career – I am very prepared and focused for a war.
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SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION FINAL WEIGHTS, QUOTES & PHOTOS FOR TOMORROW/FRIDAY, NOV. 10

Nov 10, 2017

SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION FINAL WEIGHTS, QUOTES & PHOTOS

FOR TOMORROW/FRIDAY, NOV. 10

Live on SHOWTIME® at 10 p.m. ET/PT from The Masonic at Templelive Cleveland

“I think I can be three or four fights away for the chance at a world heavyweight title.”

– Junior Fa, Undefeated Heavyweight Prospect

 

 Weigh-In Photos; Credit Stephanie Trapp/SHOWTIME

CLEVELAND (Nov. 9, 2017) – SHOWTIME Boxing fans will get their first look at eight promising prospects  with a combined record of 97-2 – including two undefeated up-and-coming heavyweights and a 2016 Super Welterweight Olympian – as ShoBox: The New Generation takes place this Friday, November 10 live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/PT) from The Masonic at Templelive Cleveland.

Featherweight prospects Luis Rosa Jr. (23-0, 11 KOs) and local favorite Yuandale Evans (19-1, 14 KOs) will square off in a 10-round main event as all eight fighters made their respective weights on Thursday. The ShoBox quadrupleheader features undefeated Russian standout Radzhab Butaev (7-0, 6 KOs; WSB: 9-1) taking on Colombia’s Janer Gonzalez (18-0-1, 15 KOs) in an eight-round welterweight matchup, and New Zealand’s undefeated Junior Fa (12-0, 7 KOs) facing former Golden Gloves champion Freddy Latham (9-0-2, 5 KOs) in an eight-round heavyweight bout. In the telecast opener, 2016 Olympian Charles Conwell (5-0, 5 KOs) will take on Roque “Rocky” Zapata (4-1-3), who is coming off a three-bout winning streak.

Tickets for the DiBella Entertainment event are still available for purchase via the following link HERE.

OFFICIAL WEIGHTS, REFS AND JUDGES:

 

Luis Rosa Jr. vs. Yuandale Evans – 10-round Featherweight Bout

 

Rosa Jr.: 125 Pounds

Evans: 125 ½ Pounds

Referee: Shawn Clark (P.A.); Judges: Patrick Casey (P.A.), Larry Hazard Jr. (N.J.), Phil Rogers (Ohio)

 

Radzhab Butaev vs. Janer Gonzalez – Eight-round Welterweight Bout

 

Butaev: 146 Pounds

Gonzalez: 147 Pounds

Referee: George Nichols (C.A.); Judges: Brian Kennedy (Ohio), Patrick Casey (P.A.), Larry Hazard Jr. (N.J.)

 

Junior Fa vs. Freddy Latham – Eight-round Heavyweight Bout

Fa: 262 Pounds

Latham: 261 Pounds

Referee: Clifford Pinkney (Ohio); Judges: Brian Kennedy (Ohio), Phil Rogers (Ohio), Larry Hazard Jr. (N.J.)

  

Charles Conwell vs. Roque “Rocky” Zapata – Six-round Super Welterweight Bout

Conwell: 153 Pounds

Roque Zapata: 155 Pounds

Referee: George Nichols (California); Judges: Patrick Casey (P.A.), Larry Hazard (N.J.), Phil Rogers (Ohio)

 

FINAL QUOTES:

 

LUIS ROSA JR.:

“There was a time in my career when I was one fight away from fighting for a world title at 122 pounds, but I’m a natural featherweight. This fight is at 126 but I’ll fight at 126 or 122. Wherever the opportunity is, I’ll take it.

“I’m going to show a lot of different things. I have more to show than just my boxing skills. Whatever I have to do to get the win, I will do it.

“My opponent is a southpaw, but he’s not the slickest southpaw I’ve seen. We’ve been training with a lot of southpaws. Fighting southpaws is not a big deal for me. I fought so many of them in the amateurs.

“I don’t think I’m going to have any problem with him. I know his left hook is his favorite punch so I’m going to try and take that away from him.

“I think putting together some timely combinations is going to be the key to this fight.

“After I beat [Jorge] Diaz and [Luis] Del Valle in 2015 my opposition dropped. I was knocking on the door but just never got the call. That’s why this fight is so big for me. I’m ready to showcase my skills on national TV. I’m ready for the next step on my career.”

YUANDALE EVANS

“I know all the bigger names are at 126 so I’m going to stay right here. I’ve bounced around from 126 to 130. Lou DiBella, my promoter told me to stay ready and that’s what I did; I’m ready.”

“It took me awhile from me to come back after the loss to Javier Fortuna [in 2012]. But I’ve always stayed sharp and I’ve been in various camps. I’ve trained with guys like Lamont PetersonGervonta Davis and Rau’Shee Warren.

“I’ve been doing this since I was 10 years old, but I’m a lot wiser and smarter than in the past. I have knowledge and have been talking to a lot of managers and champions. I’m like an Einstein now. I’m a lot sharper, and craftier. And I have defense now.

“This fight will show the boxing world that I belong. I can be in the top five. This fight means a lot for me and the people of Cleveland.

“I’ve been working with [famed trainer] Barry Hunter for this fight and he’s taught me so much. My opponent has been spoiled and has never had to travel into enemy territory. Until now.

I’ve been a road warrior my entire career. I know the crowd can win the fight for me. Just the energy and hearing them when I’m tired. It’s a big advantage for me to be fighting at home. I will have a lot of fans here and it’s going to be big. I still got guys’ texting me for ringside seats, but there’s none left.

“I want ShoBox to say, ‘We have to have this guy back. We have to go back to Cleveland.’ ”

“[Rosa] is my height. He’s going to be right in front of me. He’s going to come straight at me. He has to.”

“They call me ‘Money Shot’ and ‘Southpaw Machine’ and the ‘Black Mexican’ in the gyms here in Cleveland.”

JANER GONZALEZ

“I’ve been training with Ruben Guerrero for the past couple of weeks, and I like training a lot better here in the United States. I felt like I was mistreated in the past back in Colombia.

“Fellow Colombian Oscar Escandon introduced me to Ruben and here we are. It’s the United States and everyone wants to be over here. The sparring and the training is just so much better here.

“I’m 30 years old now and I have a family back home in Colombia to support. This is my shot. I will not fail them. I have Team Guerrero on my side so I’m ready.

“We all know skills pay the bills and I just have to do my job and not get too crazy in there and get the win.

“I watched Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Leonard when I was younger. I liked how smart and intelligent they fought.”

RADZHAB BUTAEV

“I’ve been in the United States for a year now and really liked training at Wild Card Gym and Wild Card West in Southern California.

“I can punch as hard as [Gennady] Golovkin and can move better than [Vasyl] Lomachenko. I’m very confident and my experience is the reason for that.

“I sparred with Demetrius Andrade and Shawn Porter and I have held my own.

“The welterweight division is the best in boxing, everyone knows that. And I’ll fight anybody.

“It doesn’t matter that there’s no YouTube video on Gonzalez. He’s tough and competitive and a boxer who will come to fight.”

JUNIOR FA

“When I beat Joseph Parker [in the amateurs twice] it was my movement and my footwork that was key. He’s such a big puncher I just kept moving because I didn’t want to stand right in front of that.

“I’m a multi-dimensional fighter and my strengths are my mobility.

Deontay Wilder showed that he has plenty of power. He’s always there from the first bell… I like the guy, he’s got plenty of power and is very explosive.

“I like Anthony Joshua’s boxing brain. He’s got power, but it’s a different kind of power from Wilder. I like the way he sees his punches.

“For myself to be known, I’ll definitely have to fight in America. I don’t think I can make too much of a statement being back home in New Zealand.

“I think I can be three to four fights away for the chance at a world heavyweight title. I have to be entertaining in this fight for the American people to get to know me.

“Boxing used to be the biggest thing in New Zealand, but then rugby blew up.

“I live 40 minutes from Joseph Parker but we’ve never sparred. It’s too competitive.”

FREDDY LATHAM

“This is my first time on national TV so I’m excited and nervous.

“He’s taller, but I feel like I’m just as long as he is. I can put my head in his chest and go to war. If it’s going to be a dog fight I’ll get into his chest.

“Yeah, I’ve watched both the heavyweight world champs. I’d beat Joshua now. Wilder, I would have to get serious sparring in. I’d have to change everything I do in my life – the way I train and my lifestyle and everything. Deontay’s the man right now. Joshua burns out after six rounds and that’s why I’d beat Joshua now. I’m two years away from those guys. Tomorrow night is my first step.

“Boxing’s coming back in Pittsburgh and we’ve got two or three other heavyweights there that are popular right now.”

 

CHARLES CONWELL

“When you have a good crowd around you, you know it hypes you up.

“I was the youngest member of the 2016 Olympic team at age 18. It was cool being in high school and making the Olympic team.

“I’m very tenacious and determined, that’s why I’ve been successful so far in my young pro career.

“There’s no rush for me. People want to see me, sure. But there’s no reason to move fast at this point.

I think the competitiveness of boxing is what drives me. Sure the money and the fame are going to be great, but I just love everything about this sport.”

ROQUE “ROCKY” ZAPATA

“I haven’t surprised myself when I’ve beaten undefeated fighters.

“I’m an awkward fighter, in a good way. My angles I learned when I was fighting in MMA.

“The risk and the reward wasn’t worth it [to continue] in MMA. I was making a couple hundred bucks and getting elbows to the face. It just wasn’t worth it.

“Conwell is good and aggressive and I’ve seen him on YouTube. He comes forward and he looks to put you down.

“I just feel so much more comfortable in a boxing ring. I was good at takedowns.

Conor McGregor went 10 rounds with Floyd [Mayweather] and he got paid, so good for him. I’m one of the few guys who have been able to do both MMA and box professionally.”

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NHL’S WINNIPEG JETS VISIT UFC PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE®

Nov 10, 2017

NHL’S WINNIPEG JETS VISIT

UFC PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE®

FIVE JETS PLAYERS HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO TOUR THE PI AND TRAIN WITH HALL OF FAMER FORREST GRIFFIN AND TOP MIDDLEWEIGHT URIAH HALL

 

PHOTOS ATTACHED – PLEASE CREDIT JEFF BOTTARI, ZUFFA LLC

 

Las Vegas, Nevada — Yesterday, UFC® played host to some of Winnipeg’s finest athletes. Five Jets players visited the newly constructed Performance Institute to discuss advanced training techniques used by some of UFC’s best fighters. Shawn Matthias, Joel Armia, Brendan Lemieux, Dmitry Kulikov, and Ben Chiarot worked with former light heavyweight champion and Vice President of Athlete Development, Forrest Griffin, and current No. 10 middleweight, Uriah Hall, to get a firsthand experience of how UFC athletes train on a daily basis.

The visit precedes UFC’s returnto Winnipeg on December 16 as the city will play host to the promotion for the second time in history for the highly anticipated UFC Fight Night Winnipeg: Lawler vs Dos Anjos. The former welterweight champion and No. 1 ranked contender, Robbie Lawler, is back in action and is looking to get another shot at the title when he faces the always dangerous No. 6 welterweight contender, Rafael Dos Anjos. The action will go down December 16, at Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg, Canada and will air live on FOX.

Here is what some of the athletes had to say after their visit at the highly regarded UFC Performance Institute:

Brendan Lemieux, Left Wing, #48:

  • What he thought about the PI: “This is a state of the art facility. As athletes, we are always looking for ways to better ourselves and I think that is what this place offers.”
  • What this facility does for the evolution for training: “This facility is cutting-edge so it really pushes the boundaries of what cutting-edge looks like. Athletes are always looking for new ways to go out there and perform and I think this place has everything. I think it’s really cool to see and gives you an idea of what high-end facilities are going to look like in the future.”
  • What is what like sparring with Forrest Griffin: “It was incredible. You really get an appreciation for how good these guys are at their craft.”

Ben Chiarot, Defenseman, #7:

  • What he thought about the PI: “This is the nicest facility I’ve ever seen for working-out.”
  • What this facility does for the evolution for training: “This is a top-notch place and if you have the opportunity to work out at place like this one, you’re pretty lucky.”
  • On UFC Fight Night Winnipeg: “I already looked into it and unfortunately we’re out of town but I know there’s a lot of UFC fans in Winnipeg and I’m sure it will be a packed house.”

Joel Armia, Right Wing, #40:

  • On boxing with Forrest Griffin and Uriah Hall: “I got a good sweat-on and it was tough. I really had no idea how tough it was going to be until I tried.”
  • What this facility does for the evolution for training: “Everyone has the opportunity to get better because you have all the necessary equipment and testing here.”
  • On UFC Fight Night Winnipeg: “If I’m not traveling, I will for sure be there. But I’m sure that place is going to be packed.”

Uriah Hall, No. 10 Middleweight:

  • What it was like meeting and practicing with Winnipeg Jets players: “It was pretty cool showing these guys some new techniques because I know they fight a lot on the ice but it was great showing them some new techniques on a flat surface. It was cool to see how quickly they picked it up. Overall, it was a great experience.”
  • How physical training differs between UFC fighters and NHL players: “For each sport you have different output and group muscles to work. I know for us athletes at UFC, we work a lot of metabolic transitions and cool downs because we’re fighting five-minute rounds. Think of it like a car at high intensity for five-minutes, that’s what we have to do and we have to have a good cool down.”

Forrest Griffin, Former Light Heavyweight Champion:

  • What it was like training with Winnipeg Jets players: “It’s always fun to spar with these young kids. I did get tapped out by a hockey player, that did happen.”
  • What he thought the players learned from attending the PI: “They improved their punches, I feel they were pretty good punchers coming in. I’ve worked with a lot of professional athletes and I would say hockey players are without a doubt the best punchers.”
  • How he feels these collaborations are beneficial: “It’s great team bonding exercise, its fun, a very different workout, and you get to work different muscles.”
  • How it was meeting the Winnipeg Jets players: “It was great, I had fun but I feel it would’ve been cooler if they weren’t playing my Knights (Las Vegas Golden Knights) on Friday.”

 

UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: LAWLER vs. DOS ANJOS will air live on Saturday, December 16 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on FOX. In Canada, the event will be broadcast on CTV TWO and RDS 2.

Since 2008, the UFC has staged 24 events in the Great White North, across 10 different cities – Calgary, Edmonton Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Quebec City, Saskatoon, Toronto, Vancouver and Winnipeg. UFC events have set single-day event gate records in five Canadian venues: Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome (UFC 149), Montreal’s Bell Centre (UFC 124), Ottawa’s The Arena at TD Place (UFC Fight Night), Toronto’s Rogers Centre (UFC 129) and Winnipeg’s MTS Centre (UFC 161).

 

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LA Galaxy contrata a Kurt Schmid como Director de Personal de Jugadores y Visorías

Nov 10, 2017

LA Galaxy contrata a Kurt Schmid como Director de Personal de Jugadores y Visorías

Kurt Schmid se une al Galaxy procedente de Seattle Sounders FC, donde inicio en el 2009 

 

LOS ANGELES (Jueves, 9 de noviembre, 2017) – LA Galaxy ha añadido a Kurt Schmid al cuerpo técnico como el Director de Personal de Jugadores y Visorías, el club anunció hoy. Kurt se une al Galaxy procedente de Seattle Sounders FC, donde formó parte del equipo desde el 2009 como Visor, Asistente Técnico y Director de Personal de Jugadores.

En su papel con el LA Galaxy, Kurt Schmid trabajará directamente en todos los aspectos relacionados con el fútbol con LA Galaxy y LA Galaxy II, específicamente como visor e identificador de talento a nivel universitario, nacional e internacional. Además de encontrar e identificar talento, trabajará muy cercanamente con el cuerpo técnico del Galaxy en todas las áreas alrededor de la evaluación de jugadores, interactuación con agentes y facilitación de la comunicación con la MLS y el cumplimiento del CBA (acuerdo de negociación colectiva).

Schmid se unió a Seattle Sounders FC en el 2009 como asistente técnico y visor, posición que mantuvo durante siete temporadas. Durante ese tiempo, ayudó a los Sounders a conseguir cuatro campeonatos de la U.S. Open Cup (2009, 2010, 2011, 2014) y un Supporters’ Shield (2014) antes de ser nombrado visor en jefe en el 2016. Inmediatamente después de la victoria de Seattle en la Copa MLS 2016, fue promovido a Director de Personal de Jugadores. En Seattle, Schmid formó parte del cuerpo técnico que clasificó a los Playoffs de la Copa MLS en cada temporada durante su mandato.

Antes de su tiempo en Seattle, Schmid trabajó en Saint Mary’s College como asistente técnico antes de tomar una posición con UC Irvine en el 2007-08. Con UC Irvine, Schmid formó parte del personal que ganó el campeonato Big West Conference durante la temporada regular y el torneo además de conseguir clasificarse al torneo de NCAA, registrando la primera ocasión que UC Irvine alcanzara esos logros.

Fue miembro del staff técnico de la Region IV ODP durante dos años y dirigió al West Coast FC. Previamente, fue entrenador para South Bay Soccer Club y comenzó su carrera de entrenador en la preparatoria South High School en Torrance, California.

Schmid jugó futbol en Wake Forest y UCLA, representado a los Bruins en el 2002 quienes consiguieron el campeonato de NCAA. Se graduó de UCLA con un título en Negocio-Economía.

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OSCAR DE LA HOYA’S GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS TO LAUNCH DIGITAL RADIO STATION ON DASH RADIO

Nov 10, 2017
OSCAR DE LA HOYA’S GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS TO LAUNCH DIGITAL RADIO STATION ON DASH RADIO
 
GOLDEN BOY RADIO WITH TATTOO AND THE CREW, A NEW DAILY WEEKDAY THREE-HOUR SHOW, TO DEBUT ON MONDAY, NOV. 13 WITH OSCAR DE LA HOYA AS INAUGURAL GUEST
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LOS ANGELES (Nov. 9, 2017) Golden Boy Promotions is proud to add yet another element to its multi-dimensional entertainment platform as it launches a new radio station on Dash Radio, a commercial-free digital music platform available on all mobile devices. Golden Boy Radio with Tattoo and the Crew, a new three-hour daily weekday radio show presented on Dash Radio, will be hosted by David “Tattoo” Gonzalez along with co-host, Jessica Rosales.
 
Golden Boy Radio with Tattoo and the Crew will be an all-around lifestyle talk show covering hot topics, sports, celebrities, gossip, and the hottest music of today. The show will be something quite different for regular fans and non-fans of boxing, but under the familiar voice of Golden Boy Promotions’ Tattoo, who worked for over 10 years with Power 106’s Big Boy, for two years with Rick Dees, for several years as a morning show host on 93.5 K-Day, and who currently works with Ice Cube on “The Big 3.”
 
The show will air Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. PT until 10:00 a.m. PT. starting on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 with Oscar De La Hoya as its inaugural guest. The final hour of the show will be streamed on the Golden Boy Boxing YouTube Channel starting on Nov. 20, 2017 as the show expects to deliver a steady stream of interviews which will be captured on camera. Listeners can expect guests such as Ice Cube, Cypress Hill, Nate Diaz and many others in the near future.
 
“I am so excited to get back on air. This is something that I have been working on for the last year and a half,” said David “Tattoo” Gonzalez, Radio and TV Personality. “This is for you. For the listeners. For the consumers. To give a real morning radio show to digest and eat, to love and enjoy. Tattoo the way you always wanted him. I had to wait for the right partner. Thank you to Oscar De La Hoya and Golden Boy Promotions. And I had to wait for the right platform Thank you to DJ Skee and Dash Radio. Partner set. Platform done. Let’s get to work.”
 
“We are very excited to welcome Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions to Dash Radio,” said Scott “DJ Skee” Keeney, founder of Dash Radio. “With this being our first step into the boxing world, we couldn’t imagine a better team to partner with. We’re longtime fans of the brand, and of Tattoo and the Crew, so we are looking forward to the highly entertaining fresh content including a daily live morning show.”
 
“Just as is the case with other forms of media, radio is entering the 21st-century — utilizing digital platforms to spread content to larger audiences than ever before,” said Oscar De La Hoya, CEO and Chairman of Golden Boy Promotions. “We look forward to our partnership with Dash Radio and reaching millions of boxing die-hards and casual fans alike with fresh, dynamic programing.”
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ÓSCAR DE LA HOYA REALIZARÁ SU ENTREGA ANUAL NÚMERO 5 DE EQUIPO NUEVO

Nov 10, 2017
ALERTA DE PRENSA
 
ÓSCAR DE LA HOYA REALIZARÁ SU ENTREGA ANUAL NÚMERO 5 DE EQUIPO NUEVO Y DE PRIMERA PARA BOXEO AL GARDEN GROVE BOXING PARA EL PROGRAMA DE LOS NIÑOS DESPUÉS DE CLASES
 
A DE LA HOYA SE LE UNIRÁN DECENAS DE JOVENCITOS DEL GIMNASIO PARA LA PRESENTACIÓN DEL EQUIPO Y ESTARÁ DISPONIBLE PARA ENTREVISTAS POSTERIORES
 
VIERNES 10 DE NOVIEMBRE A LAS 3:00 PM
                       
QUÉ:             Óscar de la Hoya, Salón de la Fama, medallista de oro olímpico,
y 10 veces  campeón mundial en seis categorías, sostendrá su quinta edición anual de entrega de equipo del programa después de la escuela, presentando equipo de boxeo de primera clase a los jóvenes del Garden Grove Boxing. Las entrevistas con Óscar de la Hoya estarán disponibles inmediatamente después de la presentación.
 
CUÁNDO:     Viernes 10 de noviembre de 2017
2:30 p.m. PT: Llegada de la Prensa
3:00 p.m. PT: Presentación de equipo y palabras de Óscar de la
Hoya
3:45 p.m. PT: Entrevistas y oportunidad de fotos con Óscar de la
Hoya
 
DÓNDE:        Garden Grove Boxing 
10632 Garden Grove Blvd.
Garden Grove, CA 92843
 
DATOS:         La Fundación Óscar de la Hoya será anfitrión de su quinta
 entrega anual de equipo de primera calidad de boxeo, reconociendo
a cinco gimnasios de boxeo en el sur de California que recibirán
importantes donaciones de la Fundación ODLH por el apoyo
continuo de sus comunidades y la promoviendo un estilo de vida
saludable para los jóvenes en las comunidades económicamente
desfavorecidas. La Fundación, con el apoyo de su socio
corporativo, Autoridad Municipal de Finanzas de
California, donará equipo nuevo y de primera para boxeo, y los
beneficiarios esta temporada de las donaciones incluye al Garden
Grove Boxing, Eddie Heredia Boxing Club, Westside Boxing Club,
Azteca Boxing Club, y Duarte Boxing Club.
 
VISUAL:       Capture a la leyenda del boxeo Óscar de la Hoya mientras se dirige a
 jóvenes de 5 a 18 años y los motiva a llevar vidas positivas. De la Hoya repartirá personalmente equipo para los niños y estará disponible para entrevistas posteriores a  la presentación del equipo.
HISTORIAL: Óscar de la Hoya, el súper estrella del boxeo,  creó su fundación
en 1995 para traer una mejor calidad de vida a la gente del Este de Los Ángeles. Hoy en día, con la ayuda de muchos, la Fundación atiende a miles de personas al año. La Fundación apoya y sostiene la escuela Óscar de la Hoya, el Centro de Cáncer Cecilia González de la Hoya y el Centro Médico Óscar de la Hoya para la Infancia (ambos ubicados en el hospital White Memorial) y numerosos programas después de la escuela para ayudar a guiar a la gente joven hacia una vida saludable
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