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FLOYD MAYWEATHER REMAINS PERFECT IN REMATCH WITH MARCOS MAIDANA

LAS VEGAS – After 24 rounds of boxing with Marcos Maidana, Floyd Mayweather is still the undisputed pound-for-pound champion.

Mayweather (47-0, 26 KOs) successfully defended his WBC and WBA Welterweight and WBC Super Welterweight World Championships with a unanimous 12-round decision victory in a rematch with Argentine slugger Maidana (35-5, 31 KOs) on Saturday in front of 16,144 fans at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, live on SHOWTIME PPV®.

“Money” strategically fought the fight that he wanted, effectively avoiding the looping punches against the ropes that “El Chino” was able to land in their first bout and pivoting back to his domain – the center of the ring.

The five-division world champion was decidedly more effective and efficient, landing 58 percent of his power punches compared to Maidana’s 26 percent.  The 37-year-old also landed 43 percent of his jabs compared to 17 percent for Maidana and 51 percent of his total punches compared to Maidana’s 22 percent.

Unlike their first meeting in May – a majority decision for the 11-time world champion – there was no controversy in the judges’ decisions.  Judge Guido Cavalleri had the fight 115-112 while Dave Moretti and John McKaie scored it 116-111.

“He’s a tough opponent and I did what I had to do tonight,” Mayweather said. “I just didn’t stay on the ropes.  I have a couple bumps and bruises because he’s a wild young fighter.  My father told me to hit and not get hit and that’s what we did.

“I felt sharper in the first fight.  I felt a little dry and dead in this fight.  I give myself a C, a C-minus.  I could have been better.  I got hit with some shots tonight that I shouldn’t have gotten hit with.  But that comes with the sport.”

Maidana disagreed with the decision but didn’t plead for a third showdown.

“I thought I won the fight but if the judges want to give the fight to a guy who runs that’s their decision,” Maidana said.  “I feel like I was the aggressor and I kept applying the pressure.  He kept holding and pushing and the ref never did anything about it.  Instead, the ref took a point away from me.”

While the decision was clear, the fight was not without controversy.   Frustrated with Mayweather’s clinching, Maidana seemingly bit his opponent’s left hand in the eighth round, causing a break in the fight while referee Kenny Bayless inspected the champ’s gloves.

“He bit my fingers so my fingers were numb,” Mayweather said.  “After the 8th round my hand was numb and I really couldn’t use my left hand.”

“Maybe he thinks I’m a dog, but I never bit him,” Maidana said.  “He was rubbing my eyes with his glove.  Maybe he had his glove in my mouth, but I don’t think I bit him.”

After the fight, SHOWTIME reporter Jim Gray asked Mayweather if he would like a fight with eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao.

“I’m not ducking or dodging any opponent,’’ Mayweather said. “If the Manny Pacquiao fight presents itself let’s make it happen.  I don’t know who I’ll fight in May but I expect to fight.  Manny needs to focus on the guy that’s in front of him.  Once he gets past that task we’ll see what the future holds.”

Undefeated WBC Super Bantamweight World Champion Leo Santa Cruz (28-0-1, 16 KOs) made the third successful defense of his title in the co-feature, registering a second-round TKO at 55 seconds with a straight right hand that floored Miguel Roman (17-3-3, 6 KOs).

“I trained really hard and I did what I had to do to give the fans a great fight,” Santa Cruz said.   “If I had to finish fast that’s what I had to do.  I just came to do my job.  We train hard in the gym to make it easy in the ring.’’

After the fight, the two-division world champion called out WBA and WBO Super Bantamweight World Champion Guillermo Rigondeaux.

“I want Guillermo Rigondeaux,” Santa Cruz said.  “I’m not scared of him.  I want my manager to make the fight so I can prove I’m the best.”

Roman, who was Santa Cruz’s former sparring partner, was disappointed after losing the biggest fight of his career.

“I got caught with a right,” Roman said.  “He just caught me.  What can I say?  There’s nothing else.”

Mickey Bey dethroned defending IBF Lightweight World Champion Miguel Vazquez with a 12-round split decision victory, scored 115-113 Bey, 115-113 Vazquez and 119-109 Bey, in an extremely tactical match.

Vazquez (34-4, 33 KOs) was riding a 13-fight win streak and making the seventh defense of his title against Bey (21-1-1, 10 KOs), who became the second fighter under the Mayweather Promotions banner to win a world title.

“I’m No. 1 in the lightweight division,’’ Bey said. “He was No. 1 and now it’s me.  I’m not surprised that I won, I’m just really happy.  He was head-butting and holding the entire time.  I won every round and I beat him with one hand (hurt his right).  I told my team I wasn’t going to slip and now I’m No. 1 in the division.’’

Vazquez landed 89 total punches and connected on only 22 percent of his shots compared to Bey’s 81 punches and 21 percent.

“It was a good fight and Mickey Bey was a dignified opponent.” Vazquez said.  “He fought strong but I anticipated he would fight that way.  I don’t have much to say.  A win is a win, what can I say.  I thought the fight was close.  I thought I won.”

In the opening bout of the PPV telecast, James De La Rosa (23-2, 13 KOs) handed Alfredo Angulo (22-5, 18 KOs) his third consecutive loss in a 10-round unanimous decision, scored 98-90, 96-92 and 99-89.   De La Rosa was more active and accurate, landing 41 percent of his power punches in the most significant victory of his career.

In a live bout on “COUNTDOWN LIVE: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2,”Humberto Soto (65-8, 35 KOs) won an upset foul-filled unanimous 10-round decision John Molina Jr. (27-5, 22 KOs). The junior welterweight scrap was scored 96-91 and 95-92 twice.

Mayweather-Maidana and Santa Cruz-Roman will air on SHOWTIME next Saturday, Sept. 20 at 9 p.m. ET/P T immediately followed by the premiere of ALL ACESS: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2 Epilogue.

“MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2,” a 12-round world championship bout for Mayweather’s WBA Welterweight Belt and WBC Welterweight and Super Welterweight World Titles took place Saturday, Sept. 13 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas and was promoted by Mayweather Promotions, Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Corona Extra, O’Reilly Auto Parts, “The Equalizer” in theaters Sept. 26 and Mexico: Live it to Believe It!. The event was produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME PPV® (8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT) and was the fourth fight of a six-fight deal between Mayweather and Showtime Networks Inc. In the co-main event, Leo Santa Cruz defended his WBC Super Bantamweight Title against Manuel Roman in a 12-round bout and Miguel Vazquez faced Mickey Bey in a 12-round bout for the IBF Lightweight World Championship. In the PPV opener, Alfredo Angulo squared off against James De La Rosa in a 10-round middleweight bout. The event was available in Spanish through secondary audio programming (SAP).

Plus, SHOWTIME televised Humberto Soto vs. John Molina Jr. in a 10-round junior welterweight bout during “Mayweather vs. Maidana 2: COUNTDOWN LIVE” (7:00 p.m. ET/4:00 p.m. PT, immediately preceding the live pay per view event).

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CAE JUANMA LÓPEZ POR NOCAUT EN EL SEGUNDO ASALTO ANTE JESÚS CUÉLLAR

El ex campeón mundial supergallo y pluma de la OMB, Juan Manuel “Juanma” López perdió por nocaut a los 1:36 del segundo asalto ante el monarca interino pluma de la AMB, Jesús Cuéllar, en un combate efectuado esta noche en el Hard Rock Hotel & Casino de Las Vegas, Nevada.

Después de un primer asalto dominado por la rapidez de Cuéllar (25-1, 19 KOs), en el segundo el argentino continuó su ataque y con una combinación de cuatro golpes derribó a López (34-5, 31 KOs), que no pudo levantarse y perdió por segunda ocasión en menos de dos meses.

Cae Juanma López por nocaut en el segundo asalto ante Jesús Cuéllar (FOTOS) CAE JUANMA LÓPEZ POR NOCAUT EN EL SEGUNDO ASALTO ANTE JESÚS CUÉLLAR El ex campeón mundial supergallo y pluma de la OMB, …
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Francisco Palacios prepares for his comeback fight on Sept. 20th — “It’s Wizard Time!”

Francisco Palacios prepares for his comeback fight on Sept. 20th — “It’s Wizard Time!”

One-on-One with Francisco Palacios as he prepares for his comeback fight on Sept. 20th — “It’s Wizard Time!”

By Robert Quijano

Today I had the opportunity to conduct a phone interview with Francisco “Da Wizard” Palacios (21-2 with 13 KOs), as he prepares for his comeback fight on September 20th against Epifanio Mendoza(39-18-1 with 34 KOs) at the Mela Room (9677 S. OBT, Orlando, Florida 32837).…

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One-on-One with Andy “El Tiburon” Vences: “I Love Fighting!”

One-on-One with Andy “El Tiburon” Vences: “I Love Fighting!”

One-on-One with Andy “El Tiburon” Vences: “I Love Fighting!”
By Robert Quijano

I caught up with undefeated Andy “El Tiburon” Vences (9-0 with 5 KO’s) before he was scheduled for sparring at Dreamland Boxing Club (2047 Woodard Road, San Jose Ca. 95124). I’ve covered several of Andy’s fights and prior to his last two fights, Andy…

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MOISES ‘The Hawk’ BENITEZ: “I Want to Give the Best of Me in That Fight”

MOISES ‘The Hawk’ BENITEZ: “I Want to Give the Best of Me in That Fight”

One-on-One with Moises “El Halcon / The Hawk” Benitez
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Yesterday afternoon I met with Moises “El Halcon / The Hawk” Benitez at Dreamland Boxing Club (2047 Woodard Road, San Jose California 95124). Benitez is scheduled for his second professional fight on October 11th 2014 at the Red Lion Woodlake Hotel in Sacramento…

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WILKINS “The Hispanic Hurricane” SANTIAGO: “I Just Want To Be That Lead Example”

WILKINS “The Hispanic Hurricane” SANTIAGO: “I Just Want To Be That Lead Example”

One-on-One with Wilkins “The Hispanic Hurricane” Santiago
By Robert Quijano

I had the opportunity to meet with Wilkins “The Hispanic Hurricane” Santiago whose next fight is on October 11th 2014 at the Red Lion Woodlake Hotel in Sacramento California. Square Vision Entertainment, The United Combat Association, and Donaire Sr. Boxing…

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One-on-One with Arturo Quintero
By Robert Quijano

Today I had the opportunity to catch up with exciting 30 year old boxer Arturo Quintero (16-4-1 with 9 KOs) at his Relentless Boxing Gym in San Jose (70 N. 27th Street, San Jose Ca. 95116). I arrived a little early and observed as Arturo did some mittwork with his trainer Jesse Huerta. This gym was very nicely equipped and spacious, not at all like the humble gyms I am used to in Puerto Rico. Once the work in the ring was concluded, I opened up the questions for Arturo. I started by mentioning to Arturo how he suffered a bad gash over his right eye in his last fight on July 18th in San Francisco. The gash was caused by an accidental head-butt but Arturo still managed to win the fight decisively. I asked Arturo how he eye was. Arturo responded, “It was the first cut in all my pro fights. I feel I took it well.” Arturo acknowledged the great work done by cut man James Michael Bazzel and that sparring should commence by the end of this month.

I then brought up to Arturo that prior to his fight in July, his last fight was a split decision draw (controversial) in November 2010 against current Champion Omar Figueroa. I asked Arturo why he stopped fight and why come back. Arturo stated, “It’s a combination of things. After that I fight I got a lot of offers. Showtime, ESPN, Good Fights. Training set me back with an injury, I also got married that year, had a baby after that then opened the gym. That kept me real busy. I feel like I’m now dedicated and ready to get back into it.”

I then mentioned to Arturo that he also took a break from boxing after his win against Ulises Pena in 2006, waiting 4 years to fight Figueroa. I asked what happened then. Arturo advised that it was the same thing with an injury and “I didn’t have a manager at the time. I was pretty much trying to get my own fights. That was hard. You do that and you don’t have no one to help you, then they try to throw you to the wolves. I wanted to make sure I had the right fights coming back.” I asked Arturo if he was looking to stay more active now and also when we could see him back in the ring. Arturo answered, “Definitely. Now that I have Herb Stone in my corner, Jesse Huerta…Thanks to these guys they’re going to keep me real busy. Hopefully we can finish the year with at least one fight then next year stay as busy as we can.”

I then told Arturo that Jesse had spoken to me about Arturo still having that “taste in his mouth” regarding Omar Figueroa and asked if that was someone he wanted in the future. Arturo smiled and responded, “Definitely! That’s what I want. That’s one of the biggest reasons why I came back. I can still do this. I see this guy fight, from what I’ve seen and in my opinion, he’s going backwards. I have to give it to him, guy comes in shape…comes to fight…very flatfooted. You know, easy to hit. I think I got it so hopefully with herb Stone, Jesse, we can get back into this and hopefully get into contention to take a shot at him. That’s what we’re waiting for.”

In closing Arturo thanked all his fans from San Jose, Relentless Boxing Gym, his wife, and family for all of their support. Keep your eyes open for Arturo as he is sure to make a statement in the ring.

-Keep Jabbing-

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