Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

News: Fuentes-Calderon; Price vs. Audley, Raging Bull

This past Saturday, former three division world champion, Vic "Raging Bull" Darchinyan (38-5-1, 27 KOs), resurrected his career with a dominating victory against previous unbeaten Puerto Rican contender, Luis Orlando Del Valle (16-1, 11 KOs).  With the gutty win, Darchinyan roars back into world title contention as he captured the vacant NABF title in the super bantamweight division.

After becoming a world champion in multiple divisions, Darchinyan's win against Del Valle was his first at the super bantamweight division.  Many opportunities arise with the victory.

"I felt very strong coming into this fight and I was in great shape." said Darchinyan. "I'm going to campaign at super bantamweight moving forward and I believe I still have the power to keep my opponents honest."

Darchinyan felt that coming into this fight as the underdog, was a slap in the face.

"I could not believe that I was the underdog coming into this fight." continued Darchinyan, "I was thinking, what has this kid done to be the favorite against a fighter who's won eight world championships.  It really surprised me that I wasn't the main event and that the fight was only a 10-rounder.  All this inspired me to prove everyone wrong and dominate this fight.  Now I'm calling out all champions....LET'S GO!

Darchinyan's promoter, Gary Shaw, feels Vic has a lot of fight left in him and believes he should be next in line to fight all champions in every sanctioning organization.

"Look for Darchinyan to be in a big fight next time he steps in the ring because he showed everyone he can still fight at the elite level," stated Gary Shaw. "In his astonishing career, he's faced the best challenges that have come his way and his win against a very talented young fighter in Del Valle, is proof he can fight at the championship level."

"Darchinyan and his thrilling style is responsible for bringing the little guys back to TV and in the limelight.  I believe when Vic hangs up the gloves he will be a first ballot Hall of Famer."

AUDLEY HARRISON has resisted going to a training camp for his ‘Battle of the Olympians’ clash against David Price and remained at home with his family.
A Force’ gets his final big time opportunity when he challenges unbeaten British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion David Price (13-0) at Liverpool’s Echo Arena on Saturday October 13.

Harrison, 40, usually locks himself away in California’s Big Bar Mountains, but for this big test he has stayed with wife Raychel and daughter Ariella in the United States.
The 2000 Sydney Olympic gold medallist said: “When I was young, free and single I would go away and lock myself in training camp.  It was all me, myself and I.

“I have got a beautiful wife, a beautiful daughter and my strength is in my family. If I went to camp it would be like a disconnection.”

Harrison’s trainer Kelvin Travis is also living at the Harrison family home in Westlake Village on the outskirts of Los Angeles and the pair arrive in Britain on Thursday allowing nine days to acclimatise.

Audley (28-5) added: “Training at home is a smart move to do as long as you can pay the price. I have been able to focus and Kelvin is living with me and I definitely haven’t cut corners.

“I haven’t taken the fight for a payday. I have spoken about redemption, but obviously I want to do myself justice. I will do that win, lose or draw.”

The talent stacked 14 fight card also includes a vacant British cruiserweight title fight between Shane McPhilbin (8-3) and Jon Lewis Dickinson (11-2), Chris Edwards (17-14-4) making a British and Commonwealth flyweight title defence against local Kevin Satchell (8-0) and a British light-welterweight title eliminator between Adil Anwar (17-1) and Dale Miles (13-1).

Tickets are selling fast but can be purchased £190 (VIP), £90 (ringside), £60, £40 at frankmaloney.com or 0844 8000 400.

The show will be broadcast live from 7pm by the home of boxing BoxNation  (Sky 437/Virgin 546). Join now atwww.boxnation.com. The bout will be screened live in the USA by WealthTV.

CAROLINA, PUERTO RICO- WBO minimum champion Moises Fuentes arrived in Puerto Rico late last night for his bout against former two time titlist Ivan “Iron Boy” Calderon on October 6 at “The War”, to be held at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, in a PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP) presentation, in association with All Star Boxing, Top Rank and Promociones Zanfer to be broadcast on “Pay Per View”.

Mexican Fuentes (15-1, 7 KOs), who is going to defend his belt for the second time, arrived with his team to complete his training this week for his fight versus Calderon (35-2-1, 6 KOs) in the co headline bout, scheduled to 12 ounds.

Headlining the show, Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. (21-2-1, 18 KOs) will face #3 WBO superbantamweight ranked Jonathan “Polvo” Oquendo (22-2, 15 KOs), for the WBO International 122lb title, scheduled to 12 rounds.

Meanwhile, the #4 WBO lightweight ranked, Jose “Chelo” Gonzalez (20-0, 15 KOs) will defend his WBO Latino lightweight title against Humberto Toledo (41-8-2, 25 KOs), from Ecuador, in a bout scheduled to 10 rounds.

In the heavyweight division, former Olympian Víctor Bisbal (20-1, 14 KOs), will fight against Alex González (20-7, 10 KOs), scheduled to eight rounds.

In six rounds fights, Camilo Perez (7-0, 4 KOs) will face Juan G. Cruz (5-11-2, 1 KOs) in the superbatnamweights; Israel “El Heredero” Vazquez (6-0-2, 5 KOs) will fight against  Erickson Martell (10-4-1, 8 KOs) in the junior flyweights; Rafael “El Pollo Blanco” Gonzalez (7-1, 6 KOs) will face William Lorenzo (2-11) in the lightweights.

And scheduled to four rounds, John Karl Sosa (3-0, 3 KOs) will face Jonathan García (3-3, 1 KOs).

Tickets for “The War” are availables at Ticketcenter ( www.tcpr.com ) calling 1 787 792-5000. The prices are $20, $40, $75, $125 and $250.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by taansend on 10-01-2012

So Harrison normal goes to train in "Big Bar" but this time he's staying in the USA in Westlake Village - which is all of 130 miles away in the same state of California. I love the writing on here…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (1)
Top Headlines Photos: Joseph Parker, Alexander Dimitrenko - Go Face To Face Miguel Cotto Return Targeted For February at Barclays Center Jose Ramirez: Pacquiao is Very Strong, Very Fast in Sparring Cecilia Braekhus Achieves Dream of Headlining on Home Soil Arum Rips: Golden Boy's Flat Fee Offer To Golovkin is Bullsh*t! Video: Bob Arum on Pacquiao Card, Future of PPV, More Estrada's Promoter Expects Chocolatito To Get KO'd in Rematch Photos: Mike Lee, Chris Traietti - Go Face To Face in Chicago Yordenis Ugas Demolishes Bryant Perrella in Four Rounds Magdaleno Confident of Making 122, Feels Donaire Has Aged Video: Pacquiao vs. Vargas Undercard Press Conference Jacobs' Trainer: Danny Not Afraid, He Will Curdle Golovkin's Milk! Donnie Nietes Feels Good at 112, Eyes WBO World Title Shot Ashley Theophane Tops Mayweather Promotions Card on Oct. 8 Photos: Nonito Doniare, Jessie Magdaleno - Go Face To Face Tyson Fury Will Be Back, Getting Help - Says Trainer Peter Fury Braehmer Will Have His Eye on Kovalev vs. Ward Winner Oscar Valdez Vows To Put on a Show on Pacquiao vs. Vargas Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Nicholas Walters Deal in Place, Nov. 26 Humberto Soto Will Now Face Daniel Ruiz on October 1 Danny Garcia's Handlers Tried To Secure Eggington, Says Hearn Jamie Cox Feels He Would Topple DeGale, Jack, Ramirez, De Carolis Photos: Frankie Gavin, Sam Eggington - Face To Face at Presser Klitschko vs. Joshua Getting Close as Both Sides Wait For Rulings Erik Skoglund-Timy Shala WBA Title Clash Rescheduled To Dec. 9 Tyson Fury Facing 10 Day Deadline From WBO To Explain Condition Izu Ugonoh Anticipates a World Title Shot in 2017 Jose Pedraza's Manager Not Happy, Says Boxer is Stuck in Limbo Ward: I’ve Got Plenty of Time To See What I Need Of Kovalev Mayweather Sr: Danny Garcia Can't Beat My Son, Not as Good Flanagan: Now or Never For Crolla Fight – One or Two Left at 135 Eddie Hearn Eyes Pro Deal, Star Potential For Nicola Adams James Metcalf-Serge Ambomo New MGM Headliner on October 7 Parker Tabbed By Bookies as Big Underdog in Joshua Fight Klitschko: Since Going Pro, I've Never Had Such a Long Break Ryan Rhodes: Facing Ricky Hatton Will Be Weird Kovalev Rejects Talk That Golovkin Dropped Him in Camp Dillian Whyte, Ian Lewison Explodes- Pulled Apart at Presser Pacquiao Looking Solid in Training Camp, Very Fast and Strong Kozaev, Fayfer, Papazov, Ananyan Get Wins in Krasnodar
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement