Philippines, 25 May 2018
  Home >> News

 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        




 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Bañez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
News  


Notes & Quotes from Top Rank World Championship Tripleheader PPV

PhilBoxing.com


SHAKUR STEVENSON IS READY TO SHINE, MIGUEL MARRIAGA HAILS COLOMBIA AND TIM BRADLEY AND JESSIE VARGAS RETURN TO STUBHUB CENTER!

Notes and Quotes From The Valdez, Ramírez and Magdaleno World Championship Tripleheader PPV


LOS ANGELES (April 20, 2017) – Good evening Mr. and Mrs. North and South America and all the ships at sea, let’s go to press…..

· BRADLEY-VARGAS II. The last time former two-division world champions Timothy Bradley Jr. and Jessie Vargas worked together at StubHub Center it was inside the ring on June 27, 2015, when they battled each other for the welterweight title. On Saturday, they will be outside the ring at StubHub Center as part of the Top Rank world championship tripleheader pay-per-view live telecast, calling the action and giving insightful reports. Bradley will join veteran boxing broadcasters Brian Kenny and Bernardo Osuna for the ringside call, adding his own expert analysis. Vargas will join Top Rank’s Crystina Poncher, filing exclusive reports and breaking news behind the scenes throughout the telecast.

· WEIGHT WEIGHT … DON’T TELL ME! The Official Weigh-In will take place on Friday at StubHub Center’s Pitch & Hale Stage. Open to the public, gates will open at 2:00 p.m., with the undercard fighters stepping on the scale at 2:30 p.m. and the pay-per-view stars doing the same, beginning at 3:00 p.m. Fans and media should enter through the Southwest guest gates and park in the Visitor Lot – Lot 15. The weigh-in will be streamed live, via www.toprank.tv.

· FROM GYM TO GEM. 2016 U.S. Olympic silver medalist SHAKUR STEVENSON will be making his pro debut on the pay-per-telecast, taking on Edgar Brito (3-2-1, 2 KOs), from Phoenix, AZ, in a six-round featherweight bout. Here is what Stevenson had to say today during his hour-long satellite tour: “Pressure makes diamonds and I’m going to be a polished one in the ring with lots of facets. I love fighting. It’s not a job to me. It’s a career. I’m excited to start writing this new chapter in my book. I can’t wait for Saturday night. I want to make a statement in this fight. I want a KO. I’ve had a pro style for so long that the adjustment for me has been easy. Now I do more running and sparring, but I enjoy that. I’m in the best shape of my life. I get asked a lot if I’m the next Floyd Mayweather. I have no interest in being that. I’m all about being the first Shakur Stevenson…the best Shakur Stevenson. After this fight, I’m going to celebrate my pro debut with a family dinner at In-N-Out Burger, then head to Colorado Springs to train with my friend TERENCE CRAWFORD.”

· RALLY ‘ROUND THE FLAG! Making the second defense of his WBO featherweight title since winning it last July, ÓSCAR VALDEZ (21-0, 19 KOs), from Nogales, Mexico, the first boxer to compete in two Olympic Games is gearing up for a mandatory title defense. "When I was a small boy I dreamed of becoming a world champion. I worked all of my life to become a world champion and I want to be a champion for a long time. Marriaga is the toughest fighter that I have ever faced. I know how great he is and what he will be trying to take from me on Saturday night. I won't let him do it. This title belt means so much to me. I won't let him take my title belt. This Saturday, I'm going to defend the Mexican flag with great pride."

· HAIL COLOMBIA! No. 1 featherweight contender and mandatory challenger Miguel Marriaga (25-1, 21 KOs), from Arjona, Colombia, had this to say about his challenge of Óscar Valdez: “I’m not here to go sightseeing. I’m here to go headhunting. I intend to knock that world championship crown off Valdez. He’s not invincible. I am prepared to go to war for 12 rounds. I’m in great condition. But if I get the chance to knock him out, I’m going for it. Colombia needs a world champion and I’m hungry to become one.”

· ENGLISH LEATHER. GILBERTO "Zurdo" RAMIREZ (34-0, 24 KOs), from Mazatlan, Mexico, makes his long-awaited first defense of his WBO super middleweight title, against Top-10 contender Max Bursak (33-4-1, 15 KOs), of Kiev, Ukraine. The super middleweight champion with the matinee idol looks, Ramírez, had been sidelined for most of last year with an injured right knuckle. While he was recovering he made good use of his time to become proficient in English. Now, “Zurdo” is not only bilingual, he is also a bipartisan boxer – a southpaw who is now comfortable throwing the left and the right with equal power. "I know I'm going to be victorious because I have worked very hard in training camp. After making history by becoming Mexico’s first super middleweight champion, I'm ready to defend my world title for the first time. I have complete confidence in my punching power and have no fear of using it."

· GO FOR THE GOLD! 2016 Olympic light welterweight gold medalist FAZLIDDIN “Fayzi” GAIBNAZAROV, from Uzbekistan, who recently signed with Top Rank, will make his pro debut on the non-pay-per-view undercard. Managed by Egis Klimas, the Boxing Writers Association of America’s (BWAA) 2016 Manager of the Year, Gaibnazarov will be battling Victor Vazquez (7-2, 3 KOs), from Carolina, Puerto Rico, in an eight-round junior welterweight bout. Gaibnazarov is the seventh 2016 Olympian to join the Top Rank stable, which includes fellow gold medal champion Robson Conceicao, silver medalist Stevenson, and top amateurs Michael Conlan, who had his own high-profile pro debut last month, Teofimo Lopez, Antonio Vargas and Jeyvier Cintron


Click here to view a list of other articles written by .


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • Ancajas warned to expect tough fight
    By Joaquin Henson, Fri, 25 May 2018
  • Two Filipino boxers to make history in Fresno for IBF Junior Bantamweight title
    By Leo Reyes, Fri, 25 May 2018
  • B. RILEY FBR, INC. AND SUGAR RAY LEONARD FOUNDATION CELEBRATED THE 9TH ANNUAL 'BIG FIGHTERS, BIG CAUSE' CHARITY BOXING NIGHT
    By , Fri, 25 May 2018
  • Gomez, three others share PNG Rapid chess lead
    By Marlon Bernardino, Fri, 25 May 2018
  • Manny’s well, nothing to worry about – Buboy
    By Eddie Alinea, Thu, 24 May 2018
  • Fortune says he’s Filipino, too
    By Joaquin Henson, Thu, 24 May 2018
  • Media Workout Notes & Quotes: Ancajas, Sultan Prepare for First All-Filipino World Title Bout in 93 Years
    By , Thu, 24 May 2018
  • Sergei Kharitonov speaks out before Today's SuperFight with Anton Vyazigin Headlining M-1 Challenge 92
    By , Thu, 24 May 2018
  • JOHN PAUL GOMEZ OF ALBAY PROVINCE BAGS FIRST GOLD OF PHILIPPINE NATIONAL GAMES STANDARD PLAY CHESS COMPETITION
    By , Thu, 24 May 2018
  • 2018 Mosconi Cup: Jeremy Jones named as US Vice-Captain
    By , Thu, 24 May 2018
  • Fasten your seatbelts for a spectacular entertainment line-up at the FORMULA 1 2018 SINGAPORE AIRLINES SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX
    By , Thu, 24 May 2018
  • From the Matchmaker's Corner: ESPINAS WRESTS RP LIGHT-FLY TITLE; RP YOUTH TITLE
    By Salvador Lopez, Thu, 24 May 2018
  • Two time Olympic Medalist Dychko to face Marrone June 16 in St. Petersburg, FL
    By , Thu, 24 May 2018
  • MARATHON BOXING FOR THE WORLD 5K WALK ON SUNDAY, JULY 22 IN CAGUAS, PUERTO RICO
    By , Thu, 24 May 2018
  • NBA West Finals -- Rockets tie series with Game 4 steal
    By Homer D. Sayson, Thu, 24 May 2018
  • 23 years of fighting and still counting
    By Eddie Alinea, Wed, 23 May 2018
  • Upset-conscious Moralde vows to go all-out versus unbeaten foe
    By , Wed, 23 May 2018
  • Gomez seizes Cebu PNG lead
    By Marlon Bernardino, Wed, 23 May 2018
  • The Past Week in Action 22 May 2018
    By Eric Armit, Wed, 23 May 2018
  • FRIDAY: Naoya “Monster” Inoue and Ken Shiro Title Defenses to be Broadcast in the U.S. LIVE and Exclusively on ESPN+
    By , Wed, 23 May 2018
  • Leo Santa Cruz Los Angeles Workout Quotes
    By , Wed, 23 May 2018
  • Unified corner best foil vs. Matthysse
    By Recah Trinidad, Wed, 23 May 2018
  • EXPERTS PREDICT JONAS WILL LOSE TO JERWIN BUT SULTAN CAMP NOT AFFECTED
    By Virgi T. Romano, Wed, 23 May 2018
  • Jose Pedraza and Shakur Stevenson Look to Shine on Crawford vs. Horn Undercard June 9 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas
    By , Wed, 23 May 2018


  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2018 philboxing.com.