Articles by author: Giancarlo Oquendo(59 results)

Felix Verdejo To Face Oscar Bravo on Caguas Card

Top Rank was facing problems finding a suitable opponent for rising Puerto Rican prospect Felix Verdejo (13-0-10 KO's), but Verdejo’s trainer, Ricky Marquez, indicated that they already found a oponen...Read More

Juanma Eager To Fight Vargas, Discusses Arce Clash

Hard-hitting former world champion Juan Manuel "Juanma" Lopez is super motivated during this second wind in his career, which is being guided by PR Best Boxing and Golden Boy Promotions. Lopez will fa...Read More

Canelo Says Pacquiao Fight Talk is Just a Rumor

According to former world junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (43-1-1, 31KOs), the articles which discuss a potential fight between him and Manny Pacquiao are nothing more than rumors. ...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

Jayson Velez Would Like To Face Mares or Gonzalez

After his spectacular TKO victory over Miguel " Mikito " Soto, undefeated Jayson " La Maravilla" Vélez (22-0, 16KOs) wants to face the biggest names in the featherweight division where he is ranked at...Read More

Miguel Cotto and Danny Garcia Honored With Awards

The Professional Boxing Commission of Puerto Rico conducted the awards ceremony for the accomplishments of 2013 at the Nimari Santini Coliseum on the premises of the Sports and Recreation Department. ...Read More

Rodriguez Confident He Shocks Orlando Cruz in Orlando

The WBO NABO featherweight champion Gamalier "Gammy" Rodriguez ( 23-2-3-16 KO 's) is confident of a win this Saturday when he face Orlando "Fenomeno" Cruz ( 20-3-1-10 KO 's) in a bout scheduled for 12...Read More

Alex De Jesus Faces Pipino Cuevas Jr. on April 24

Puerto Rican fighter Alex "El Pollo" De Jesus (20-1-13 KO's) has an opponent for his ring return. He finally gets back to action after serving a sentence for domestic violence. De Jesus will return to...Read More

Vazquez Jr-Sonsona Rematch Added To Cotto-Martinez

Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz announced via his Twitter account that terms have been reached for a rematch between former world champion Wilfredo Vazquez Jr., and Filipino Marvin Sonsona. The featherweig...Read More

Jonathan Gonzalez Ready For All Comers at 154-Pounds

Super welterweight contender Jonathan Gonzalez is training hard for his upcoming bout on May 1 at the Hialeah Park Race Track in Hialeah, Florida. Gonzalez will be facing Mexican veteran Rogelio Medin...Read More

Jayson Velez To Face Miguel Soto on 4/28 in Bayamon

Featherweight contender and number 2 ranked by the WBC, Jayson "La Maravilla" Velez (21-0-15 KO's), has an apparent rival for his return to the ring on April 28 at the Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum in Baya...Read More

Jantony Ortiz, Olympian, Inking Pact With Miguel Cotto

Olympian Jantony Ortiz, who represented Puerto Rico in the 2012 London Olympics, will be signing a contract with Miguel Cotto's promotional company, Miguel Cotto Promotions. Ortiz will debut on June 7...Read More

Jose Pedraza Delighted With Cotto-Martinez Exposure

IBO super featherweight champion Jose "Sniper" Pedraza (16-0, 10KOs) is very happy with the opportunity to be in action on June 7th at Madison Square Garden in New York City as part of the undercard w...Read More

Jose Lopez To Return on Cotto vs. Martinez Undercard

After a great performance on Saturday night at the Cosme Betia Coliseum, where he defeated the Dominican Leivi Brea, undefeated prospect Jose "Wonder Boy" Lopez (12-0-10 KO’s), the WBC FECARBOX super ...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

Jayson Velez's Return is Eyed For April 28 in Puerto Rico

Undefeated featherweight contender Jayson Velez (21-0, 15 KO) is potentially going to return on April 28th, as part of the card being staged by Golden Boy Promotions at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in ...Read More

Juan Manuel Lopez vs. Abner Cotto To Be Entertained?

As we've heard, there is a genuine interest in making a match between two-time world champion Juan Manuel "Juanma" López (34-3, 31KOs) and fellow Puerto Rican, Abner Cotto (17-2, 8KOs). Cotto bel...Read More

Wilfredo Vazquez Inks Pact With Miguel Cotto Promotions

Former WBO super bantamweight champion Wilfredo " Papito " Vazquez Jr. announced through his social network account that he is now a part of the Miguel Cotto Promotions family. Vazquez ( 23-3-1-1...Read More

Jose Pedraza Easily Knocks Out Rodriguez in Cidra

Puerto Rican prospect Jose "Sniper" Pedraza (15-0, 10KO's) easily dispatched experienced Mexican boxer Alejandro "Soma" Rodriguez (19-13, 11KO's) by technical knockout in the third round. During the t...Read More

Luis Hernandez Wants John Karl Sosa Showdown

Super welterweight boxer Luis "The Rock" Hernandez (10-1-6 KO's), who is coming off a unanimous decision loss against Golden Boy Promotions prospect Eddie "Boy" Gomez (14-0-9 KO's), has sent a challen...Read More