Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Escobedo vs Juarez on September 23, on Solo Boxeo - Boxing News
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
• Boxing Articles
• Boxing Interviews
• Breaking News
• Boxing Press Releases
• Boxing Results
• World Boxing News
Follow BoxingScene
 
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
• Register A Free Account
• Account Login
• Boxing Schedule
• Boxing Champions
• Boxing Downloads
• Boxing Forums
• Boxing News Wire
• Boxing Photos
• Boxing History
• Boxer Search
• Fantasy Betting
• Feedback
• Fitness and Health  
• Free Homepage
• Mixed Martial Arts
• Pound For Pound
• Upcoming Fight Archive
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  8/29/2011       Read more by Golden Boy         
   
Escobedo vs Juarez on September 23, on Solo Boxeo
Share Click Here To Email Printable version Search BoxingScene Database 

INDIO, Calif. - Fight fans in the Coachella Valley are going to get a special treat on Friday, September 23 when former United States Olympians Vicente Escobedo (2004 games) and Rocky Juarez (2000 games) square off in a true cross roads fight. Both are no strangers to high stakes competition, but when the bell rings at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California, it may be the biggest fight in the careers of both men as they each look to start another run at a world championship with a win in the main event of TeleFutura's "Sσlo Boxeo Tecate."

The 10 round junior lightweight bout is presented by Golden Boy Promotions and is sponsored by Cerveza Tecate and AT&T.  Doors open at 6:00pm PT on fight night and the first bell rings at 7:30pm PT.  The TeleFutura broadcast begins at 11:30pm ET / PT (10:30pm CT).

Fans at home can also be part of the action by participating in Cinturσn Tecate and voting for the fighter in the main event who displayed the most character in the ring by sending a text message to 55333. Voting will be open through the end of the weekend.

Tickets, priced at $25, $35 and $45 are on sale now and available for purchase at the Fantasy Springs Box Office, by calling (800) 827-2946 or online at www.fantasyspringsresort.com .

The winner of two of his last three bouts, with the only loss being a hard-fought decision defeat at the hands of Multi-Division World Champion Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero last November, Vicente "Chente" Escobedo (23-3, 14 KO's) got back to his winning ways in March with an impressive win over Walter Estrada. The owner of victories over Dominic Salcido and former World Champions Carlos Hernandez and Kevin Kelley, the 29-year-old Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. resident came close to winning a world title in 2009, but lost a split decision to Michael Katsidis "The Great." He promises that the next time he gets a shot at the belt he won't leave the ring without it around his waist, but first he must turn back the hungry Juarez on September 23.

During the last decade, 2000 Olympic Silver medalist Rocky Juarez (28-8-1, 20 KO's) has stepped into the ring against the likes of current and former World Champions Marco Antonio Barrera, Juan Manuel "Dinamita" Marquez, Jorge "La Hiena" Barrios, Humberto "Zorrita" Soto, Chris "The Dragon" John (twice) and Jorge "El Nino De Oro" Linares, earning him respect from fans and the media as one of the best fighters in the game yet to win a world championship. The 31-year-old from Houston will never be content with that status, and he hopes that a win over Escobedo in September will be the catalyst for another title run in 2012.

Tags: Rocky Juarez , Vicente Escobedo , Escobedo vs Juarez , Escobedo-Juarez


 

 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by El.Naranjito707, on 08-30-2011
Another fight that Juarez will choke.

comment by UglyPug, on 08-30-2011
damn 45 bucks for ringside seats? id be all over that. . . should be a good scrap.

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (2) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Buffett Bailed on Floyd Mayweat...
  Shayne Singleton Wants Bradley ...
  Karl Dargan Camp Notes For Pere...
  Ponomarev-Rivera Tops UniMas, A...
  Hearn: I Hope To Finalize Belle...
  Vincent Feigenbutz Inks Pact Wi...
  Cecilia Baekhus Pumped: This is...
  Mayweather: Pacquiao Must Focus...
  LIVE STREAM: Mayweather/Maidana...
  Martin Murray: Spada is Tough, ...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.