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 Last update:  2/14/2013       Read more by Boxing Clever         
   
Abril-Bogere, Russell-Gusev Heads To Las Vegas, 3/2
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BoxingScene.com has been advised by the Nevada State Athletic Commision that Golden Boy Promotions is moving their March 2nd event to Las Vegas. The card was scheduled to take place at the Apollo Theater in New York City, but on Monday the main event fell through when Jayson Velez, due to injury, withdrew from his fight with WBC featherweight Daniel Ponce De Leon.

The Showtime televised card will now shift to the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.  The event will be headlined by Richard Abril vs. Sharif Bogere, fighting for the vacant WBA lightweight world championship, and the co-featured bout will be Gary Russell Jr. vs. Vyacheslav Gusev in a ten round featherweight fight.

Tags: Sharif Bogere , Gary Russell Jr. , Richard Abril , Abril-Bogere , Abril vs Bogere



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comment by Ringlife, on 02-15-2013
This is a pretty s**tty card so is the one with Smith vs K9 card as well.

comment by MRCHOKEaMF, on 02-15-2013
[QUOTE=bigcursedawg]Gusev isn't great and he's not a puncher but I wouldn't call him a bum. His only two losses are to Burgos and Rahimov in his 6th bout. Granted those are the best two fighters he has faced, but I think this is a step up from the comp Russel has been fighting. People are quick t...

comment by KJB, on 02-15-2013
[QUOTE=PBP]Broner should take the winner of Abril vs. Bogere. I think Abril boxes the **** out of Sharif which would set up a Broner/Abril unification fight. Beating Abril and Burns/Vasquez would be an excellent body of work for 2013.[/QUOTE] It would be, but I highly doubt they put Broner...

comment by PBP, on 02-14-2013
Broner should take the winner of Abril vs. Bogere. I think Abril boxes the **** out of Sharif which would set up a Broner/Abril unification fight. Beating Abril and Burns/Vasquez would be an excellent body of work for 2013.

comment by bigcursedawg, on 02-14-2013
[QUOTE=Cuban Linx]Stop feeding GRJ bums... he's too good for these guys. Gusev ranked 80th in world and he's featherfisted....[/QUOTE] Gusev isn't great and he's not a puncher but I wouldn't call him a bum. His only two losses are to Burgos and Rahimov in his 6th bout. Granted those are th...

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