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Antonio Gutierrez vs. Jorge Melendez, LA Fight Club on 9/2

LOS ANGELES - LA FIGHT CLUB will be kicking off Mexican Independence Day month by continuing to bring exciting matchup's to Southern California on Friday, September 2. Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico...Read More

Gamboa Returns With Decision Win over Hylon Williams Jr

VERONA, NY -- Steve Martinez ended a 53-week hiatus with a second round knockout of Jorge Melendez in the evening's curtain raiser....Read More

Bastie Samir, Jorge Melendez Ink With Golden Boy

LOS ANGELES – Continuing its legacy of seeking out the best and brightest in boxing, Golden Boy Promotions has signed super welterweight contender Jorge “Destroyer” Melendez (29-5, 1 KO) of Vega Baja,...Read More

Lucas Matthysse Tabs Jorge Melendez For Postol Sparring

Dangerous Puerto Rican junior middleweight/middleweight contender Jorge "Destroyer" Melendez will arrive this Thursday, September 3 in Junin, Buenos Aires, Argentina, to join the training team of Arge...Read More

Tony Harrison Batters Smith, Khytrov Stops Melendez

Detroit native Tony Harrison (20-0) took another step towards contender status with an impressive victory over Antwone Smith (23-6-1) in the main event of tonight's ESPN Friday Night Fight card. Smit...Read More

Ievgen Khytrov Ready For Jorge Melendez Showdown

New York, NY - This Friday night, Ievgen Khytrov (8-0, 8KO's), arguably the most promising young prospect in all of boxing, returns to the bright lights of ESPN Friday Night Fights when he squares off...Read More

Ievgen Khytrov-Jorge Melendez on 3/6, ESPN2 FNF

Max Alperovich of Fight Promotions has confirmed to BoxingScene.com that the contracts are in and a fight between the highly touted Ievgen Khytrov and Jorge Melendez is on for March 6th at the MGM Gra...Read More

Jorge Melendez Arrested For Driving While Intoxicated

According to Inter News Service, a trial judge found cause to arrest junior middleweight contender Jorge "The Destroyer" Melendez for driving under the influence. The boxer is alleged to have been dri...Read More

Javier Maciel Drops and Decisions Jorge Melendez

Madison Square Garden, New York City - Javier Maciel (29-3, 20KOs), who took the fight on late notice after Yuri Foreman withdrew, won a ten round majority decision over Jorge Melendez (28-4-1, 26KOs)...Read More

Photos: Miguel Cotto, Sergio Martinez Ready For War

Sergio Martinez made it in just under the 159-pound catchweight for his fight with Miguel Cotto on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York City, coming in at 158.75 pounds for a bout being...Read More

Weights From NYC: Martinez 158.75 Lb., Cotto 155 Lb.

A sold-out crowd is expected at Madison Square Garden for the highly anticipated showdown between World middleweight king Sergio Martinez and former three-division champ Miguel Cotto. The bout head...Read More

Photos: Verdejo, Melendez, Vazquez, Lee Workouts

New York, NY --- Three-time world champion Miguel Cotto (ctr) poses with Wilfredo Vazquez Jr.(L) and Jorge Melendez (R) during media day Thursday in New York City for their upcoming 10-round featur...Read More

Jorge Melendez Faces Javier Maciel on Cotto-Martinez

The Latin middleweight champion World Boxing Organization (WBO), the former World title challenger Javier "La Bestia" Maciel of Argentina has reached an agreement to face Puerto Rican puncher Jorge "D...Read More

Melendez's Manager Eyes Top Ten Foe if Foreman Walks

Edwin Diaz, the manager for junior middleweight Jorge 'Destroyer' Melendez (28-3-1, 26 KO's), who is scheduled to return to action on June 7 against former WBA champion Yuri Foreman (32-2, 9 KO's), be...Read More

Lou DiBella Issues Statement on Yuri Foreman Situation

New York, NY - "Yuri Foreman has been training hard for his fight on June 7th against Jorge Melendez. At this moment, there is a dispute within Yuri's team that does not involve DiBella Entertainment...Read More

Cotto-Martinez PPV Undercard Officially Announced

NEW YORK -- Miguel Cotto Promotions, DiBella Entertainment and Sampson Boxing will present three intriguing 10-round battles which will be featured on the pay-per-view undercard headlined by the MIGU...Read More

Jorge Melendez To Train With Robert Garcia, Alex Ariza

Junior middleweight contender Jorge "Destroyer" Melendez will be traveling to California on Monday. He will be reporting to renowned Mexican trainer Robert Garcia. In his last two fights Melendez was ...Read More

Jorge Melendez-Yuri Foreman in Play For June 7 PPV

Dangerous Puerto Rican puncher and WBC CABOFE super welterweight champion Jorge "Destroyer" Melendez (28-3-1, 26KOs) will be seeing action on June 7th at Madison Square Garden in New York City, as par...Read More

Photos: Jorge Melendez, Felix Verdejo Get Wins in Caguas

Jorge Melendez managed his second straight win, outpointing Richard Gutierrez over ten rounds Saturday evening in Caguas, Puerto Rico. Scores were 97-92 (twice) and 98-91. Unbeaten lightweight Fel...Read More

Melendez Outpoints Guiterrez; Verdejo Big KO Winner

Unbeaten lightweight Felix Verdejo continues to cruise through the pro ranks. The 2013 Boxingscene.com Prospect of the Year made quick work of Juan Santiago, drawing blood early before scoring a third...Read More