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July 28, 2010, Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas: Juan Manual Marquez faces off with Juan Diaz at the final presser.
Las Vegas, July 27, 2010: Does it really matter that Juan Manuel Marquez and Juan Diaz have lost their last fights? Not here in Vegas, where fight fans have been starved by a fight drought the past few months. On Saturday’s HBO-PPV card, from the Mandalay Bay, Marquez and Diaz will seek to repeat last [...]
A failed five-time world title challenger coming off two straight losses matched up against a former two-time champ proclaimed to be worth his weight in gold – that is, until he was KO’d in one last year – might not top the list of the year’s most important matches. But it just might make a damn [...]
Stage left: There will be no false pretenses when former champs Joel Casamayor and Robert Guerrero step into the ring in a battle of former southpaw champs July 31 . . . |more| Jacob’s Ladder: Given the chance to rise out of contention to become a world champion, Daniel “The Golden Child” Jacobs (20-0, 17 KOs) [...]
Fans and media expecting drama and WWE-style vulgarity from Brock Lesnar went away from today’s press conference disappointed. None of the 250 fans allowed in to the presser, held at MGM’s Hollywood Theater in Las Vegas, were flipped off. There was no foaming at the mouth and no one was insulted, not Bud Light – [...]
You’d think that boxing promoters would’ve caught on years ago, in making an entire fight card competitive and a pay-per-view telecast actually worth its price tag . . . |more|