Esfuerzo conjunto para lograr los objetivos

May 24, 2018

Esfuerzo conjunto para lograr los objetivos

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B. RILEY FBR, INC. AND SUGAR RAY LEONARD FOUNDATION CELEBRATED THE 9TH ANNUAL ‘BIG FIGHTERS, BIG CAUSE’

May 24, 2018
B. RILEY FBR, INC. AND SUGAR RAY LEONARD FOUNDATION CELEBRATED THE 9TH ANNUAL ‘BIG FIGHTERS, BIG CAUSE’ CHARITY BOXING NIGHT AT THE LOEWS SANTA MONICA BEACH HOTEL
STAR-STUDDED EVENT FEATURED LIVE FIGHTS 
PRESENTED BY GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS
JOUSCE ‘TITO’ GONZALEZ DEFEATS JUAN SANDOVAL IN MAIN EVENT
Photo Credit: Leon Bennett / Getty Images for Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation 


Santa Monica, CA (May 23, 2018) – The B. Riley FBR, Inc. 9th Annual “Big Fighters, Big Cause” Charity Boxing Night returned to the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel for a star-studded night of boxing presented by Golden Boy Promotions to benefit the Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation, and their mission to fund life-changing research, care & awareness for pediatric type 1 & 2 diabetes, and to help children live healthier lives through diet and exercise.
Emceed by actor and comedian Bill Bellamy, the night featured a national anthem performance by Kennedy Stephens, as well as a live and silent auction display, which included iconic memorabilia and other one-of-a-kind items and experiences to benefit the foundation. Additionally, the evening honored actor, comedian, and committed philanthropist, Cedric “The Entertainer” with the 2018 Golden Glove Award. The award was presented to him by Sugar Ray Leonard in recognition of Cedric’s numerous charitable endeavors, including his work with Step On Up™, the educational program shedding light on diabetic nerve pain, developed by Pfizer Inc. in collaboration with the American Diabetes Association.
Celebrities and Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation supporters in attendance included Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber, Oscar de la HoyaArsenio Hall (Actor/Comedian), Catherine Bach (Actress), Chris Hale (Former NFL Player), Chris Tucker (Actor/Comedian), Holly Robinson Peete (Actress), Jimmy Jam, Johnny Gill (Actor/Recording Artist), Rodney Peete (Former NFL Player), Tommy Chong (Actor/Comedian), Daisy Lang (Boxer), and more.
Super featherweight prospect Jousce “Tito” Gonzalez (8-0, 8 KOs) of Glendora, Calif. scored a technical knockout victory at the end of the fourth round against Juan Sandoval (7-22-1, 4 KOs) of Toluca, Mexico in tonight’s main event.
“I’m happy with a victory but I think I should’ve done better in this fight,” said Jousce Gonzalez. “I feel I should’ve use my distance more and thrown straight punches. Next time I will use my job more and my footwork.”
Rising welterweight Aaron “Silencer” McKenna (4-0, 3 KOs) of Monaghan, Ireland defeated Darel Harris (1-2-1, 1 KO) of Sarasota, Florida via technical knockout after a cut, which was caused by a punch, forced the referee to stop the fight.
“When I saw the blood, I wanted to go after him even more,” said Aaron McKenna.“Though I thought I was going to stop him in the next round, it was a good learning experience.”
Rommel Caballero (1-0-1) of Coachella, Calif. defeated Daniel Bastien (4-8, 1 KO) of Nuevo Leon, Mexico via unanimous decision across four rounds of lightweight action. Caballero won with three scores of 40-35.
“After the first body shot, I thought I was going to drop him,” said Rommell Caballero.“But he’s tough and stayed in there. I learned a lot from this fight and I’m happy it turned out better than the first bout.”
In the first bout of the evening, super featherweight Oscar “El Motorcito” Acevedo (3-0) of Garden City, Kansas scored a four-round unanimous decision victory against Ricardo Fernandez (3-8-4) of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Acevedo won with three scores of 40-36.
“Out of all my previous opponents, he had the most fights,” said Oscar Acevedo. “That’s why it was a learning experience. It showed me where I am. Now I’m ready to come back and fix all my mistakes at the gym on Monday.”
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LA RIVALIDAD SE REANUDA EN NASHVILLE CON USA-MÉXICO, PRESENTADO POR AT&T, EL 11 DE SEPTIEMBRE

May 24, 2018

LA RIVALIDAD SE REANUDA EN NASHVILLE CON USA-MÉXICO, PRESENTADO POR AT&T,
EL 11 DE SEPTIEMBRE

La U.S. MNT Recibirá al Tricolor en Nissan Stadium

CHICAGO (24 de mayo, 2018) – Una de las rivalidades más grandes del fútbol internacional llegará a Nashville, Tennessee, al jugarse un partido entre la Selección Masculina de Estados Unidos y México, presentado por AT&T, el 11 de septiembre. El espectáculo más grande del fútbol norteamericano escribirá un nuevo capítulo en Nissan Stadium empezando a las 7:30 p.m. CT en vivo por ESPN, UniMás y UDN. El encuentro se disputará durante el primer periodo de la FIFA para partidos internacionales después de la Copa Mundial de la FIFA 2018. El partido continúa la campaña estadounidense de competir contra los mejores equipos del mundo.

Información sobre los boletos para el partido serán anunciados próximamente. Para la oportunidad de comprar entradas antes de que estén disponibles al público en general o en las redes sociales de U.S. Soccer, los aficionados deberían considerar hacerse socios con la compra de un U.S. Soccer Membership (solamente $55 por un plazo de un año en membership.ussoccer.com). Socios nuevos que se unan antes del 14 de junio, 2018 tendrán la oportunidad de comprar boletos para USA vs. México antes de los seguidores de U.S. Soccer en redes sociales, y además recibirán otros beneficios, como una bufanda exclusiva para los Miembros y un descuento de 10 por ciento en compras en el store.ussoccer.com.

A pesar de ser una rivalidad formidable en el campo, el partido reúne a dos de las naciones que conforman la Candidatura Conjunta para volver a traer la Copa Mundial de la FIFA a Norteamérica en el 2026, en una de las 18 ciudades candidatas a ser sedes de dicho torneo. Actualmente hogar de Nashville SC de la United Soccer League, la Music City está lista para unirse a la Major League Soccer en el 2020 y ha demostrado ser una fuente de apoyo para la U.S. MNT, con la cantidad de aficionados creciendo en cada una de sus cinco visitas desde el 2006. El partido más reciente en el recinto fue durante la Copa Oro Concacaf 2017, en el cual empató 1-1 contra Panamá frente a 47,622 aficionados – una multitud récord para un partido de fútbol en el estado de Tennessee.

Firmes en la meta de presentar una selección masculina considerada entre las mejores del mundo, U.S. Soccer continuará a buscar partidos contra selecciones de alta categoría y en sedes de primera calidad. Se espera la adición de más partidos de alto nivel para la otra fecha internacional en septiembre, al igual que las fechas en octubre y noviembre, lo cual representará uno de los calendarios más exigentes en la historia de la U.S. MNT que no forma parte de un torneo.

EL PRÓXIMO CAPITULO EN LA RIVALIDAD USA-MÉXICO

La primera página de la rivalidad entre Estados Unidos y México fue en una cancha neutral en Italia en un partido de eliminatoria por el derecho de representar a la región en la Copa Mundial de la FIFA 1934. La victoria estadounidense de 4-2 ese día en Roma sería la última en los siguientes 46 años, ya que México dominó considerablemente la rivalidad. Durante los años 1990, una nueva generación de jugadores estadounidenses empezó a hacer que las victorias contra El Tri fueran una ocurrencia normal y mientras que México mantiene un registro de 34-18-15 a su favor en la serie, EE.UU. tiene la ventaja en partidos recientes con un registro de 13-7-6 desde el año 2000.

CIUDAD DE MÚSICA Y FÚTBOL

Nashville es una de las 18 ciudades candidatas a ser sedes en la Candidatura Conjunta para traer la Copa Mundial de la FIFA 2026 a Norteamérica, y actualmente es hogar de Nashville SC de la USL. Se convertirá en el vigésimo cuarto equipo de la Major League Soccer en el año 2020. El primer encuentro de la U.S. MNT en Nashville fue un partido de despedida contra Marruecos en el 2006, y desde entonces ha sido sede de varios partidos de alto perfil, incluyendo un partido de Eliminatoria Mundialista en el 2009 contra Trinidad y Tobago, y más recientemente en el primer partido de la Copa Oro Concacaf 2017 contra Panamá. La multitud fue creciendo en cada una de las cinco visitas de la U.S. MNT, con el partido de la Copa Oro reuniendo a 47,622 espectadores e imponiendo un nuevo récord para un partido de fútbol en Tennessee.

Fecha

Rival

Resultado

Torneo

Asistencia

23 de mayo, 2006

Marruecos

0-1 L

Amistoso

26,141

1 de abril, 2009

Trinidad y Tobago

3-0 W

Eliminatoria Mundialista

27,959

29 de marzo, 2011

Paraguay

0-1 L

Amistoso

29,059

3 de julio, 2015

Guatemala

4-0 W

Amistoso

44,835

8 de julio, 2017

Panamá

1-1 E

Copa Oro

47,622


– ussoccer.com –

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Sorteo Determina los Emparejamientos para los Octavos de Final de la Liga Concacaf Scotiabank

May 24, 2018
Sorteo Determina los Emparejamientos para los Octavos de Final de la Liga Concacaf Scotiabank
La segunda edición del campeonato de clubes comenzará la última semana de julio

Miami (miércoles, 23 de mayo de 2018) – La Confederación de Norte, Centroamérica y el Caribe de Fútbol Asociación (Concacaf) realizó hoy el sorteo oficial de la Liga Concacaf Scotiabank 2018, en el Pullman Hotel en Miami, Florida.

La Liga Concacaf Scotiabank 2018, será la segunda edición en presentar el nuevo formato de eliminación directa, el cual estará lleno de acción. El formato de ida y vuelta demandará el más alto nivel de rendimiento por parte de los clubes participantes desde el comienzo, lo que resultará en una competencia que se desarrollará rápidamente con los octavos de final y los cuartos de final programados a jugarse en julio y agosto, seguidos por las semifinales en septiembre y las finales en octubre y noviembre.

El sorteo del miércoles, el cual sorteo a los dieciséis clubes clasificados en ocho emparejamientos para la primera ronda del torneo, comenzó con unas palabras de bienvenida de Rodolfo Villalobos, Vicepresidente del Consejo de Concacaf y Presidente de la Federación Costarricense de Fútbol. El sorteo fue realizado por el Jefe de Fútbol de Concacaf, Manolo Zubiria, con la asistencia de las ex estrellas del fútbol de Centroamérica y el Caribe, Amado Guevara y Emmerson Boyce, utilizando cuatro bombos.

Los clubes fueron divididos en los bombos basados en el nuevo índice de clubes de Concacaf, el cual posiciona a los clubes con base en el desempeño de los clubes de cada Asociación Miembro que han ocupado las plazas respectivas en las cinco ediciones previas de las competencias de clubes de Concacaf.

Los emparejamientos para los octavos de final de la Liga Concacaf Scotiabank 2018 son los siguientes:

Emparejamiento #1: Portmore United FC (JAM) vs AD Santos de Guapiles (CRC)
Emparejamiento #2: Belmopán Bandits FC (BLZ) vs FC Motagua (HON)
Emparejamiento #3: Nicaragua 1 vs Club Franciscain (MTQ)
Emparejamiento #4: Real España (HON) vs Tauro FC (PAN)
Emparejamiento #5: Arnett Gardens FC (JAM) vs Deportivo Arabe Unido (PAN)
Emparejamiento #6: AD Municipal Pérez Zeledón (CRC) vs CD FAS (SLV)
Emparejamiento #7: Unión Deportivo Universitario (PAN) vs Nicaragua 2
Emparejamiento #8: Santa Tecla FC (SLV) vs CS Herediano (CRC)

Para los octavos de final, los clubes que fueron sorteados del bombo 1 jugarán el partido de ida como visitante, y el partido de vuelta en su estadio. Los ganadores de los emparejamientos 1, 3, 5 y 7, serán sede del partido de vuelta de los cuartos de final y enfrentarán a los ganadores de los emparejamientos 2, 4,6, y 8 respectivamente.

Para las semifinales, el cuadro inicial determinará los emparejamientos. Adicionalmente, los clubes serán organizados según su desempeño en los octavos y cuartos de final, usando el procedimiento de desempate. Los clubes mejor posicionados de cada emparejamiento de las semifinales serán sede de los partidos de vuelta. El mismo sistema se aplicará para determinar quién será sede del partido de vuelta de la final. Información detallada está disponible en el reglamento de la  Liga Concacaf Scotiabank 2018.

En total, la plataforma expandida de competencias de clubes de Concacaf -incluyendo la recién lanzada Liga Concacaf Scotiabank y la recién diseñada Liga de Campeones Concacaf Scotiabank- contará con 31 clubes de toda la Confederación.

CD Olimpia (HON) ganó el primer título de la Liga Concacaf Scotiabank 2017, venciendo a Santos de Guápiles (CRC) en la final de ida y vuelta, 4-1 en penales.

 

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Ancajas and Sultan Prepare for Historic Fight

May 24, 2018

Media Workout Notes & Quotes: Ancajas, Sultan Prepare for First All-Filipino World Title Bout in 93 Years

England’s Kal Yafai to defend WBA 115-pound title against David Carmona

Central Valley fan favorites Bryan Lua and Isidro Ochoa to see action on the undercard

(Photo Credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank)
FRESNO, Calif (May 23, 2018) – No matter the result, history will be made Saturday evening at the Save Mart Center, when Jerwin Ancajas defends the IBF junior bantamweight title against Jonas Sultan. It will be the first all-Filipino world title bout contested since 1925.

In the co-feature, WBA 115-pound champion Kal Yafai of Birmingham, England, will make his U.S. debut against two-time world title challenger David Carmona.

Appearing on the undercard will be a pair of 4-0 Central Valley junior lightweight prospects: Isidro Ochoa of Fresno and Bryan Lua of nearby Madera, Calif.

Many of the fighters from Saturday’s card worked out for the media Wednesday at Heartbeat Boxing.

This is what they had to say.

Jerwin Ancajas

“My goal is to entertain the crowd. For my fans, the Filipino community here, I’m looking forward to this fight.”

“I’m proud that my dream has come true. All of my sacrifices paid off.”

“Sultan is hungry for a world title fight, to prove he is the best. I am confident, but not overconfident, because he’s also Filipino. We are expecting a good fight for the fans.”

“There are many great fighters in the Philippines, and I am happy that Jonas and myself can share this big stage. We are making history, and I am glad that we can fight to see who is the best.”

Jonas Sultan

“For me, I’m really proud for this fight because I am the one fighting for a championship that is history-making in the Philippines. I am very grateful that I am the one. This is my dream in life, to fight for the world championship.”

“This is very good for me because this is an important opportunity. Jerwin is a good fighter. He has speed and power. I trained hard. I have a really good plan for this fight.”

Kal Yafai

“It was the right time in my career {to make my American debut}. I had the opportunity, to not only to fight in the U.S., but fight on a Top Rank card. Top Rank is a very respected promoter, and my promoter, Eddie Hearn, thought it was the best opportunity for me. So, that’s what we did.”

“At this moment, I don’t really care about {Ancajas-Sultan} because I have a job to do myself. I’m not looking past this fight. After my fight, I’ll obviously watch the fight if I’m not too tired. I always concentrate on what I have in front of me.”

“There are plenty of great fighters at 115 pounds. Jonas Sultan is a great fighter, and he can’t be written off on Saturday night. Jerwin is a great fighter also, who I expect to win on Saturday.”

Bryan Lua

“My first three opponents, I tried to hit them with everything, and they went in survival mode for the rest of the four rounds. With my last fight (a first-round KO), I just took my time, let him in, and caught him with a left hook.”

“It’s like I’ll be fighting in my backyard. All the people that have been supporting me from Madera, Fresno, and the entire Central Valley will be there. I’m just excited to put on a show.”

“Now that I’m training with Jose Ramirez and {trainer} Robert Garcia in Riverside, it motivates me more to showcase my talent here, so one day I can be the main event or the co-main event with Jose.”

Isidro Ochoa 

“I’m really excited for this. It’s been my dream since I was little to fight in big arenas like the Save Mart Center. All of my family and friends in Fresno will be able to make it here.”

“Since Jose Ramirez turned pro, I feel like it’s opened the doors for a lot of Central Valley fighters. There is really good talent here in the Central Valley. Everyone knows Fresno as this really bad neighborhood, but deep down inside Fresno, there are a bunch of kids who want to do something with their lives. Boxing pushes people to accomplish their dreams.”

 

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Crypto Boxers Announces Open Call for Contenders to #GetIntheGame

May 24, 2018
Crypto Boxers Announces
Open Call for Contenders to
#GetIntheGame
May 23, 2018 – Crypto Boxers, the first and only boxing game operating on blockchain technology, has announced an open call for all boxers to #GetInTheGame!  Professional contenders, of all ranks, can now apply to have their own avatar created for game inclusion and thereby receive residual income after the game’s launch.Crypto Boxers is slated to launch this summer and will feature real life boxing professionals as collectible tokens for the virtual fighting action on Ethereum, an open-source, public, blockchain-based distributed computing platform and operating system featuring smart contract functionality.
By playing Crypto Boxers, gamers engage in virtual matches with the boxer of their choice, creating an actual ‘gloves on’ in the ring experience! By offering gamers a unique opportunity to compete while exploring the new realm of digital currency via their wins and losses, Crypto Boxers will do for cryptocurrency what Madden did for the game industry. Moving beyond the PlayStation realm, the game allows the player the opportunity to not only just compete, but to also earn upon winning as the game’s virtual boxers reap digital rewards for their wins.
Boxing champion Yahu “Rock” Blackwell is spearheading the game after delaying his initial fight game release to expand the concept as a means to merge into the cryptocurrency space. Hall of Famer and legendary referee Joe “Mr. Fair But Firm” Cortez is the first celebrity announcement with his own avatar calling all the fights on the game!
“This all started as a boxing game then became an innovative cryptocurrency concept,” explains Andrew Gilliam, Blackwell’s manager and Crypto Boxer consultant. “We then sat down as a team to discuss how can we make the game a more inclusive experience for the entire boxing community. It just made sense to invite our industry’s pioneers, current contenders and newcomers to “Get in the Game” with us! By coming on board now, fighters have an opportunity to earn long term residual income by lending their personas as fight opponents for gamer selections. It becomes a win-win for all involved!”
Crypto Boxers has received an overwhelming positive response with numerous professional boxers already signed up.  Perspective participants can log on at http://menminesmedia.com/2018/05/01/all-boxers-get-in-the-game/ for sign up details and information.
Crypto Boxers is currently fielding offers from multiple silent investors and will make the game available for pre-orders in the upcoming months. To stay updated on launch details and to earn early game rewards, sign up at http://cryptoboxers.io/.
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TOUR ÁGUILA VERANO 2018

May 24, 2018
TOUR ÁGUILA VERANO 2018
Pretemporada del Club América en Estados Unidos
Los Angeles, CA – (23 de MAYO, 2018) – El Tour Águila del Club América regresa a Estados Unidos este verano para la pretemporada previo al torneo Apertura 2018. El esperado Tour arrancará en Texas el 30 de junio contra el campeón Santos Laguna en la ciudad de Dallas, para luego enfrentar al Club Pachuca en McAllen el 4 de julio. Tras visitar el estado de la estrella solitaria, el Tour continuará en California donde las Águilas se medirán el 8 de julio contra Monarcas Morelia en San José y finalizará el 11 de julio frente a los rojinegros del Atlas en Fresno.
Los aficionados podrán disfrutar de la Fiesta Futbolera, presentada por Toyota, en las inmediaciones de los estadios antes de cada partido donde se contará con música en vivo, comida, mascota del equipo, trofeos de campeonato y firma de autógrafos de una leyenda.
La venta de boletos para el Tour Águila comenzará el martes 29 de mayo a las 9 a.m. PST y estarán disponibles en ticketon.com, taquilla de cada estadio, lugares de costumbre y por teléfono al 1-800-668-8080. Cualquier duda relacionada con medios y para solicitar una acreditación, favor de dirigirse por medio de un correo electrónico a media@ptimesports.com.
SOBRE EL TOUR ÁGUILA
El TOUR ÁGUILA es el tour oficial de partidos amistosos del Club América en los Estados Unidos donde las Águilas se miden frente a los mejores equipos de la Liga MX, MLS y ligas europeas durante su pretemporada y fechas FIFA. Estos partidos se juegan en los principales mercados hispanos de Estados Unidos.
SOBRE PRIMETIME SPORTS
PRIMETIME Sports trabaja con marcas multinacionales, agencias y titulares de derechos. Actualmente, PRIMETIME Sports es la agencia comercial oficial del Club Ámerica en Estados Unidos. Para mayor información, por favor visite www.ptimesports.com
SOBRE TOYOTA
Toyota (NYSE:TM) ha sido parte del tejido cultural en Estados Unidos y América del Norte desde hace 60 años, y está comprometida a adelantar una movilidad sostenible de la próxima generación a través de nuestras marcas Toyota y Lexus. Durante ese tiempo, Toyota ha creado una enorme cadena de valor mientras nuestros equipos han contribuido a un diseño, una ingeniería y un ensamblaje de categoría mundial de más de 36 millones de automóviles y camionetas en América del Norte, donde operamos 14 fábricas (10 en Estados Unidos) y empleamos directamente a más de 47,000 personas (más de 37,000 en Estados Unidos). Nuestros 1,800 concesionarios norteamericanos (casi 1,500 en Estados Unidos) vendieron más de 2.7 millones de autos y camionetas (2.4 millones en Estados Unidos) en 2017, y alrededor del 87 por ciento de todos los vehículos Toyota vendidos en los últimos 15 años siguen hoy en circulación.
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LUCAS ‘LA MAQUINA’ MATTHYSSE DISCUSSES TRAINING CAMP AHEAD OF SUPER FIGHT AGAINST MANNY ‘PACMAN’ PACQUIAO

May 24, 2018
LUCAS ‘LA MAQUINA’ MATTHYSSE DISCUSSES TRAINING CAMP AHEAD OF SUPER FIGHT AGAINST MANNY ‘PACMAN’ PACQUIAO
 
 SUNDAY, JULY 15 AT AXIATA ARENA IN KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA
(ABOVE: Lucas Matthysse works the mitts with Mario Narvaez in preparation for his fight against
 Manny Pacquiao on July 15 Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
 
Photo Credit: Kelly Owen
Video Credit: Golden Boy Promotions
 
INDIO, CALIF. (May 23, 2018): Argentine knockout artist Lucas “La Maquina” Matthysse (39-4, 36 KOs) discussed his training camp routine ahead of his super fight against future Hall of Famer Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs) in a scheduled 12-round welterweight clash. The fight, which will be for Matthysse’s WBA Welterweight World Title, will take place Sunday, July 15 at Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The 35-year-old champion is now entering the first stages of sparring at the Boys and Girls Club in Indio, California, with head trainers Joel and Antonio Diaz. This team of brothers oversee a training camp that includes other fighters from the exclusive Golden Boy Promotions stable, including Francisco “El Bandido” VargasDiego De La HoyaMarcelino “Nino” Lopez, Vergil Ortiz Jr., Christian “Chimpa” Gonzalez and Oscar Duarte. Mario Narvaez, who is the brother of former two-division world champion Omar “El Huracan” Narvaez, also forms an important part of the Matthysse team, while Federico Wittenkamp is in charge of his strength and conditioning training. For the native of Trelew, Chubut, Argentina, this is not an ordinary training camp as his career will be defined by the result of this highly anticipated fight.
Matthysse’s training camp schedule consists of:
  • Strength and conditioning with Federico Wittenkamp at 8:00 a.m.
  • Training in the gym at 3:30 p.m.
  • Sparring sessions on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
  • Mitts, strategy and boxing routine on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
Matthysse had the following to say regarding his break from boxing, his training camp, and his fight against Pacquiao:
“I have been training in the United States for about a month already after having trained for two months in Argentina. I still have about a month and a half left, and I’m preparing very well. We’re focused very much on this fight, and people will see the same Lucas Matthysse as always, the one who always looks for the action. It’s a fight that I like because of our similar styles and because we are of the same height.
“After my last loss against Viktor Postol, I decided to take a break of about nine months where I would do nothing but enjoy my time with my family. I would fish, ride my motorcycle, be at home or spend time with my friends. I needed the time to forget about boxing and recharge my batteries so I could start again fresh with my training.
“I’ve been a professional for several years. I’ve fought with good fighters, and I got a lot of experience in Argentina and the United States. Training with Joel Diaz now is something that’s really good for me. After having lost to Postol, I wanted to return, but I didn’t know where and how. I had known Joel Diaz for some time already, so I decided to start my career again with him in the United States.
“I expect the same Manny Pacquiao as always. He is a respectable champion, but I’m a champion as well. I’ve been fighting for a long time. I know he has a lot of experience as well. It will be a great fight, and I expect to see the same Manny Pacquiao I watched on television. Now I’m going to see him in the ring. This is something very big for me and my career.”

Pacquiao vs. Matthysse is a 12-round fight for the WBA Welterweight World Championship presented by Manny Pacquiao Promotions in association with Golden Boy Promotions and Arano Box. The fight will take place Sunday, July 15, 2018 at Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The event will air live in the United States on Saturday, July 14, 2018. Tickets for this event will be announced shortly.
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Join UFC President Dana White at UFC 226 with EA SPORTS UFC 3 #BeTheBoss

May 24, 2018

Join UFC President Dana White at UFC 226 with EA SPORTS UFC 3 #BeTheBoss Contest

Become a UFC champion as Dana White in EA SPORTS UFC 3 and Earn a Chance to Sit Octagon-side with White at UFC 226

Las Vegas – UFC® and EA SPORTS™ today announced the launch of the first-ever #BeTheBoss contest with EA SPORTS™ UFC® 3, where six prize winners will receive the ultimate UFC prize pack that includes a trip to the highly-anticipated UFC® 226: MIOCIC vs. CORMIER on Saturday, July 7 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Contest entry begins today and concludes on Wednesday, June 6 at 11:59 p.m. PT.

To enter the contest, players must complete an official entry form by visiting the #BeTheBoss Contest Website. Contestants will then start Career Mode, selecting UFC President Dana White as their playable character and compete through their respective weight class with the goal of becoming a champion.

At the conclusion of the contest, six winners will be chosen to win an all-expenses paid trip to UFC 226 to experience UFC like never before! One of the six winners will be upgraded to stand on-stage with Dana at the UFC 226 weigh-ins, tickets to sit in Dana’s personal section during the event and a reserved seat Octagon-side with Dana for the main event superfight between UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. The grand prize winner will also receive a private tour of UFC’s global headquarters and the UFC Performance Institute, along with a chance to play EA SPORTS UFC 3 with Dana himself.

All winners will receive two tickets to UFC 226, reserved seats at the UFC 226 weigh-ins, a $500 UFC store gift card and a $1,500 Visa gift card. One winner from the UK/Ireland and five winners from USA/Canada will be announced around June 14, 2018. The estimated prize pack value is approximately $7,000 for North American winners and $8,500 for the international selection. The contest is open to legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec), United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, and the United States (including the District of Columbia and excluding Florida and New York).

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JOUSCE GONZALEZ VS. JUAN SANDOVAL OFFICIAL WEIGHTS

May 24, 2018
JOUSCE GONZALEZ VS. JUAN SANDOVAL OFFICIAL WEIGHTS
B. RILEY FBR, INC. PRESENTS THE 9TH ANNUAL “BIG FIGHTERS, BIG CAUSE” CHARITY BOXING NIGHT BENEFITING THE SUGAR RAY LEONARD FOUNDATION
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel 
 
Santa Monica, CA
About Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation
The Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation was established in 2009 by boxing legend and six-time world champion Sugar Ray Leonard and his wife, Bernadette. The Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation is committed to funding research and care for pediatric type 1 & 2 diabetes and creates awareness for both diseases. The Foundation also strives to help children live healthier lives through diet and exercise.
Type 1 diabetes strikes both children and adults at any age. It comes on suddenly, causes dependence on injected or pumped insulin for life, and carries the constant threat of devastating complications. Type 2 diabetes in children is on the rise, fueled largely by the obesity epidemic.
Leonard draws from his personal experience and boxing career to provide inspiration for funding research to combat the disease. For more information, visit www.sugarrayleonardfdn.org, like and follow on twitter at @SugarRayLeonard and Facebook at www.facebook.com/SugarRayLeonard6.
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