Anthony Crolla stops John Murray in 10th round of battle of Manchester to defend WBO inter-continental title

article-2608786-1D357EBC00000578-460_634x388Tough: Anthony Crolla stopped good friend John Murray in the 10th round of the battle of Manchester

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Anthony Crolla won the battle of Manchester by sensationally stopping John Murray in the 10th round.

The 27-year-old successfully defended his WBO inter-continental title in the process, a result that propels his world title hopes.

In a contest to be fought at lightning speed, Crolla just managed to come out on top against his good friend and former gym-mate.

article-2608786-1D358B3200000578-494_634x424Worry: Murray put ‘the fear of God’ into Crolla, according to the eventual winner in a gruelling battle

article-2608786-1D3586A500000578-241_634x469Done: Crolla successfully defended his WBO inter-continental title with the stoppage win on Saturday night

Murray started very quickly and had Crolla on the ropes in the third round, but the favourite grew into it – coming well out on top from the eighth onwards.

‘It was even tougher than I expected,’ Crolla told Sky Sports. ‘No matter how tough that looked, me and John were the luckiest men in this arena.

‘I prepared for this fight like no other, John put the fear of god into me. I remember how tough those sparring sessions were and I knew I had to keep a cool head in a hot kitchen.’

Murray did concede that Crolla had the better of it.

‘I gave it my all, I was the best I’ve been in training and he’s beaten me at my best,’ he said. ‘I want to take my hat off to Anthony because he was bang on.

‘I don’t want to make any excuses, as the rounds went on maybe I began to feel the inactivity but full respect to Anthony, I had a full camp and felt great.’

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Could’ve been different: Murray started at lightning speed and landed a number of punches on his opponent

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Big win: Crolla’s world title hopes have been propelled as he beat his former gym-mate at the Phones 4u arena

Light heavyweight contenders collide today

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An important light heavyweight bout with world title ramifications will be streamed live right here on Fightnews.com TODAY at 2PM ET, 11AM PT. The event takes place in Potsdam, Germany and features WBO #8 rated Robin Krasniqi (40-3, 15 KOs) against unbeaten #13 rated Emmanuel Dansu (20-0, 18 KOs) in a ten round clash for the vacant WBO International light heavyweight title. The winner could be on the short list to challenge WBO champion Sergey Kovalev more sooner than later.

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Krasniqi, a former world title challenger, says he’s improved after coming up short against then-champion Nathan Cleverly 12 months ago. Dansu is an unknown quantity, having never previously fought outside Ghana. Bringing a 90% KO ratio, Dansu compares his style to Mike Tyson. We’ll see.Also featured on the card is WBO #12 rated light heavyweight Dominic Boesel (14-0, 5 KOs), who meets Miguel Velozo (17-1-2, 5 KOs) for the vacant WBO Inter-Continental belt.

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The card also features the return of heavyweight KO artist Steffen Kretschmann (16-2, 15 KOs) in his first bout since September 2012. Kretschmann faces tough guy Samir Kurtagic (12-5, 8 KOs), who has gone the distance with big punchers like Denis Boytsov, Alexander Dimitrenko and Carlos Takam and never been stopped.

In further action, WBO/WIBF/WBF female super featherweight champion Ramona Kuehne (21-1, 7 KOs) risks her titles against unbeaten Gina Chamie (8-0, 4 KOs).

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The fights are presented by promoter Ulf Steinforth’s SES Boxing and will take place at the MBS Arena in Potsdam, Germany.

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Mabait returns to Mexico to defend title

By Edri K. Aznar

MARVIN Mabait returns to Mexico to defend his World Boxing Organization (WBO) Inter-Continental bantamweight crown next month.

Mabait faces off with former world title challenger Alejandro Hernandez in the main event of Boxeo Telemundo in Foro Polanco, Mexico City on March 28.

The 26-year-old Filipino prospect captured his WBO regional crown with a first round knockout of Mexican Johnny Garcia in Mexico last October.

This will be the first title defense of Mabait, who is training in the US under the tutelage of Nonito Donaire Sr.

Hernandez is a tough former world title challenger that has fought some of the best in his division the likes of current world champions Leo Santa Cruz and Omar Narvaez; and former world champions Akifumi Shimoda, Marvin Sonsona and Carlos Tamara.

Hernandez fought for the vacant WBO super flyweight belt in 2009 against Sonsona in Canada. Sonsona vacated his crown after tipping the scales overweight. Hernandez,
however, failed to snag the vacant crown after the fight ended in a draw.

Mabait, rated sixth in the WBO, is 19-1-2 with 13 knockouts, while the 27-year-old Hernandez is 26-10-2 with 14 knockouts.

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Glenn Porras vs. Jose Nieves for WBO Intercontinental Bantamweight Title Dec, 7

Gary Shaw Productions bantamweight contender, Glenn Porras (28-3, 17 KOs) from M’lang, Cotabato (Del Norte) Philippines, will fight Jose Nieves (20-2-3, 9 KOs) of Carolina, Puerto Rico, for the WBO Intercontinental bantamweight title. The 10-round bout will take place at the Civic Center in Kissimmee, Florida on December 7, 2012.

“Porras is on fire of late going undefeated since 2008,” said Gary Shaw. “He’s been fighting at an incredible level over the last four years and he’s ready to make a statement against Nieves. I expect a great performance from him on December 7th.” Porras is riding a 15-fight winning streak, knocking out over half of those opponents during this remarkable stretch. A win against Nieves will get him closer to a world title shot. “I’m ready to represent my country of the Philippines when I fight for the second time the United States,” said Glenn Porras. “I feel my career is about to take off with my promoter Gary Shaw. Together I know we can go far. I’ll be ready for a world title shot in 2013”

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Croché al mentón de los talibanes

Afganistán ha vibrado con su primer combate internacional de boxeo, un evento que hizo a los kabulíes olvidar por un día las penurias de la guerra y les dio la alegría de ver a un púgil de su país defender el título de campeón del mundo en casa. Bajo el lema de que el deporte trae la paz,Hamid Rahimi, de peso medio y 29 años, venció el martes por la noche a su oponente, el tanzano Said Mbelwa, en un cuadrilátero ubicado en laLoya Yirga (Gran Asamblea) de la capital ante unos 2.000 espectadores.

Otros cientos de miles de afganos siguieron atentos por televisión desde sus hogares el combate, que tal vez no fue el mejor ni el más intenso de la historia del boxeo, pero sí la consecución de un sueño por el que Rahimi había luchado durante los últimos dos años. “Quería dar a los afganos la posibilidad de asistir a eventos deportivos profesionales y dejar las armas de lado”, explicaba en una entrevista con EFE este púgil criado en Alemania.

“Estoy contento de haber disputado este combate en Afganistán. Es un honor para los afganos, no para mí“, gritó, visiblemente exaltado, Rahimi mientras sostenía el cinturón de campeón de su rango por la Organización Mundial del Boxeo (OMB).

Una masa incontrolable trataba de entrar en el cuadrilátero para abrazar al joven deportista, que neutralizó a su contrincante con un KO en elséptimo asalto. Mbelwa, lesionado en un hombro, fue incapaz de recuperarse de los puñetazos recibidos.

“Déjeme serle franco; no me importa quién se enfrente a mí en el ring porque soy un boxeador”, afirmó Rahimi. “¡Gané, gané y gané!”, agregó. “Mi rival decía que iba a noquearme en el tercer asalto, pero el destino quiso que le noqueara yo a él gracias al duro entrenamiento que hice una semana antes de la pelea”.

La celebración de este duelo no fue sencilla, pues Rahimi había propuesto inicialmente medirse al dominicano Rafael Bejarán, residente también en Alemania, pero al final el latinoamericano no pudo volar a Kabul.

La carrera de Rahimi

Rahimi tenía nueve años cuando se marchó de Afganistán a Alemania en 1992, en medio de una sangrienta contienda civil en el país asiático a cargo de diferentes facciones étnicas y atizada por señores de la guerra.

A los 14 años comenzó a boxear y enseguida se apasionó por esta actividad, algo que le valió el ingreso en un reformatorio tras pelear con un compañero de clase en la escuela. “Cuando empecé a boxear (de manera profesional) mi vida cambió y mis padres se alegraron. En estos últimos 14 años ya no he vuelto a luchar en la calle”, bromeó.

“Creo que el deporte tiene poder, tiene una magia para lograr cambios. A mí me cambió”, subrayó el joven afgano, que se proclamó campeón mundial de peso medio el pasado 24 de febrero tras vencer en la ciudad alemana de Hamburgo al bielorruso Ruslan Rodivich.

Rahimi explicó que le gustaría cambiar las condiciones y recursos destinados al deporte en Afganistán y dar a conocer al mundo no sólo que el país tiene un montón de aficionados, sino algunos de los mejores atletas y deportistas del planeta.

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In This Corner, a Much-Needed Distraction

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Hamid Rahimi, a German of Afghan descent, celebrated his victory. He was the crowd favorite.

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghans love a good fight. Dog fights, ram fights, partridge fights — if two combatants square off here, there is sure to be a crowd cheering them on.

So when a German promoter this week brought the spectacle of professional boxing to Kabul — an international title fight with an Afghan contender, no less — the only real question for many Afghans was what took so long and, of course, how to get tickets.

The Thrilla in Manila it was not. Billed as the Fight 4 Peace, Tuesday night’s match played out more like the Squabble in Kabul.

The championship at stake was the unclaimed intercontinental middleweight belt of the World Boxing Organization, a title that is about as second-tier as it gets. The contenders — Hamid Rahimi, 29, a German of Afghan descent, and Said Mbelwa, 23, of Tanzania — were recognizable names nowhere beyond Afghanistan. To keep the crowd’s attention, there was also a praying mullah, a soccer ball juggler, a pair of Afghan pop stars and two slender men who pantomimed a Thai kickboxing match. Despite the fact that Mr. Rahimi was the clear crowd favorite, many onlookers acknowledged that his eventual victory through a technical knockout was dubious.

But they loved it anyway. Thousands showed up to see the match, and riot police officers were needed to keep those without tickets from storming the venue. Tens of thousands or more watched it on television. Afterward, young men cruised the streets, hanging out of car windows and chanting “Ha-Mid! Ha-Mid! Ha-Mid!”

By Wednesday morning, the match was the biggest news in the capital. Ahmad Noor, 42, a construction company manager, quipped that Mr. Rahimi’s fame now equaled that of President Hamid Karzai and Mullah Muhammad Omar, the Taliban leader. (Mr. Omar surely would have been displeased with the comparison, since he banned boxing when the Taliban ruled Afghanistan.)

Adel, 30, a street-side snack vendor who uses only a single name, said Mr. Rahimi’s victory was better than Id al-Adha, a major Islamic holiday that ended a few days ago. In American terms, that would be like saying it was better than Christmas.

If anything, the late summer and autumn of 2012 may well be remembered by Kabulis as the time when Western-style professional sports finally came to their city. The boxing match, as well as a string of soccer games, gave many a good reason to forget, at least for a few hours, the Taliban, the foreigners, the warlords and every other unwelcome group or unsavory character that has inflicted pain and suffering here.

Afghanistan has long had an active amateur sports scene, and Afghan athletes have competed internationally in the last few years. But many of those efforts — a women’s boxing team, for instance — often seemed to be at least partly geared toward Westerners eager to see how their countries’ efforts were changing Afghanistan.

This season’s big sports events, in contrast, were aimed squarely at Afghans themselves. Before the Fight 4 Peace came the Afghan Premier League, a well-organized professional soccer league that concluded its inaugural season a few weeks ago.

Both the boxing match and the soccer league had the trappings of big-time American or European sports events, with corporate sponsorships and live television broadcasts. Each was easily as big a story to Afghans as the events here that grabbed the Western news media’s attention, like the end of the American surge, which played out during the Premier League season.

“Why do I have to think about the Taliban or Obama when I watch a game? What do you think about?” snapped Muhammad Ishaq Geran at a Premier League match in late September when asked a few too many questions about watching soccer under Taliban rule.

Mr. Geran, 48, an administrator at the Ministry of Public Health, said the Taliban had nearly ruined soccer for him. Back when they were in power, games were often turned into propaganda spectacles with executions and amputations at half time.

He hated it. But with television, music, dancing and a host of other entertainment options banned, the soccer games “were the only entertainment we had,” he said. So he closed his eyes during the executions.

Now that Afghanistan had the Premier League, he could finally find the same escape in sports that fans do all over the world, he said. The cheap tickets — 30 afghanis, or $0.60, a seat — and live television broadcasts helped, too.

The Squabble in Kabul provided the same escape but at a steeper price. Tickets were 3,000 afghanis, about $60, and scalpers were selling them for as much as 12,000 afghanis, or nearly $240.

The ring was set up inside what is known as the loya jirga tent, a large concrete conference hall originally built for Afghan leaders to meet and decide matters of national importance, like whether to sign a strategic partnership deal with the United States.

No one was debating international affairs on Tuesday night. First came the mullah, who recited a prayer that he said the Prophet Muhammad spoke before conquering Mecca. Then came blaring pop music of a decidedly un-Islamic bent — “give me what you got in store, girl, I’m begging for more” — and the other opening acts.

The roughly 3,000 men at the tent were riled up by the time the fight got under way. Mr. Mbwela, who had to know he did not have a fan in the house, quickly embraced the role of the villain, theatrically pumping his fists at the crowd between rounds.

The fighters each got in their punches until early in the seventh round when Mr. Rahimi hit Mr. Mbwela in the shoulder. The Tanzanian retreated to his corner, gripping the shoulder with his glove. The fight was over.

The crowd went wild at the announcement Mr. Rahimi had won. Even Mr. Mbwela appeared to get caught up in the moment. He grabbed the new champion, who is now marketing an energy drink here, and lifted him into the air — and spawned Afghanistan’s latest conspiracy theory: that of the rigged boxing match.

“I think it was fixed,” said Arash, 27, a money exchanger who uses only a single name. “His rival grabbed him and raised him even though he was defeated.”

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Hamid Rahimi stops Said Mbelwa at “Fight 4 Peace”

KABUL – A joyous Kabul crowd invaded the ring to celebrate a local victory in Afghanistan’s first professional men’s boxing match, after Hamid Rahimi beat Tanzanian Said Mbelwa in seven rounds.

Afghan fighter Rahimi overcame Mbelwa on Tuesday evening to take the World Boxing Organization Intercontinental middleweight belt in the “Fight 4 Peace” in a city better known for gunfire and insurgent attacks than uppercuts and jabs.

Organisers hope to use the event, which drew around 1,500 people paying at least $100 for a ticket – more than a month’s salary for most Afghans – to promote sport as a unifying force in Afghanistan after decades of conflict.

“This bout will give a lesson to the Taliban and other opposition of the government to stop fighting with weapons and that they can start fighting for power without violence,” said 28-year-old Mohammad Asif Sahibi as he watched.

During their five years of rule in Afghanistan the Taliban, bitterly opposed to sport and entertainment, outlawed boxing as un-Islamic, but later allowed limited-contact fighting which prohibited strikes to the face.

Tuesday’s contest, during which Rahimi’s every swing was roared by a partisan, flag-waving crowd, began after a mullah recited verses from the Koran, a solo footballer showed off ball trickery, and martial artists staged a display of Thai boxing.

“Its aim is to change people’s minds in order to keep them away from war and enmity,” said Rahimi supporter Attah Mohammad Yousufzai, a finance manager for a logistics company in Kabul.

“It aims to show them how to fight and still love each other.”

Rahimi took the belt on a technical knockout which ended a contest of few cleanly-landed punches, staged in a huge tent normally used for national gatherings of tribal elders but rigged with Las Vegas-style lights and a techno-pumping sound system for the bout.

“Today it’s a start,” Rahimi said after the fight. “This belt is not mine, this belt is Afghanistan’s, it’s yours. I love you.”

Photos: Zaveck Back in The Title Hunt After Recent Win

Slovenia’s Jan Zaveck celebrates with his belt and his trophy after winning the WBO’s Intercontinental welterweight championship match against Namibia’s Bethuel Uushona in Maribor. Zaveck, a former welterweight champion under the IBF, beat Bethuel Uushona over twelve rounds. The scores were 117:109, 117:109 and 118:110.

 

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Omar Figueroa & Ramon Ayala Final Weights & Quotes

All four fighters participating in Friday’s ShoBox: The New Generation doubleheader (11:00 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) weighed in at the Lit Lounge at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, Calif. on Thursday, just steps away from where two prospects will step into the ring to face the toughest tests of their young careers.

Undefeated lightweight prospect Omar Figueroa Jr. (14-0-1, 11 KO’s), of Weslaco, Texas, was over the division-limit 135 pounds – he weighed 136.2 pounds and forfeited his WBO Intercontinental Youth title on the scale. His 10-round main event fight will go on as scheduled against Morelos, Mexico’s Ramon “Nino De Oro” Ayala (23-2-1, 11 KO’s), who tipped the scale at 135 pounds.

Figueroa, who has ended eight of his fights in knockout wins in two rounds or less, is fresh off of handing previously unbeaten prospect Michael Perez his first loss on Jan. 6 on ShoBox, while Ayala has won five in a row, including three by knockout.

The fighters in Friday’s co-feature, local favorite Randy Caballero (13-0, 7 KO’s), of Coachella, Calif., and Tecate, Mexico’s Jose Luis “Tapitas” Araiza (29-5-1, 20 KO’s), both weighed in at 117.8 pounds. Caballero will make his ShoBox debut against the more experienced Araiza in a 10-round bantamweight bout.

Caballero has won his last seven consecutive bouts – and eight overall – at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, while the hard-hitting Araiza has registered 11 of his 20 knockouts in three rounds or less.

The ShoBox doubleheader is presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Corona, DeWalt Tools and AT&T. Tickets, priced at $25, $35 and $45, are available for purchase at the Fantasy Springs Box Office, by calling (800) 827-2946 or online at www.fantasyspringsresort.com. Doors at Fantasy Springs will open at 6:00 p.m. PT on fight night and the first bell rings at 6:30 p.m. PT.

What the fighters had to say on Thursday:

FIGUEROA:

“Honestly, I feel bad for my opponent. I’m going to put every negative together from my camp and take it out on him, and there were a lot of negatives. I had to sacrifice. I sacrificed food, water, seeing my family – all because of my opponent. People don’t realize that 50 percent of boxing is just getting to the ring. I’m hungry. I really hope to knock him out.

“In my last fight, I proved that I can do it. I am not going to lose. Whether people believe in me or not, I have my team – it’s all I need.

“I knew I wasn’t going to make weight. I hurt my hand in camp and got sick twice and that took time away from working out and losing the weight.”

AYALA:

“I’m not a talker. I do my talking inside the ring. All I can say is that I prepared hard. I hope Omar brings his best because I know I will.”

 

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Figueroa vs Ayala on ShoBox, 3/16

LOS ANGELES – After an explosive night of boxing on January 6, Golden Boy Promotions is excited to return to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California on Friday, March 16 with Weslaco, Texas’ Omar Figueroa Jr., who handed rising star Michael Perez his first loss that night, taking on Mexico’s Ramon Ayala in a 10 round battle for Figueroa’s WBO Intercontinental Youth lightweight title.

In the co-main event, Randy Caballero’s first ShoBox bout promises to be the toughest of his career as he faces Mexico’s Jose Luis “Tapitas” Araiza in defense of his WBC Youth Intercontinental title in a 10 round bout..

This ShoBox doubleheader, which is presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Corona, DeWalt Tools and AT&T, will be televised live on ShoBox: The New Generation at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast) on SHOWTIME®.

Tickets, priced at $25, $35 and $45, are available for purchase at the Fantasy Springs Box Office, by calling (800) 827-2946 or online at www.fantasyspringsresort.com . Doors at Fantasy Springs will open at 6:00 p.m. PT on fight night and the first bell rings at 6:30 p.m. PT.

When you’ve ended eight of your wins in two rounds or less, it’s clear that you have the kind of power to draw attention from boxing experts and fans alike. Yet while Omar Figueroa Jr. (14-0-1, 11 KO’s) has been on the boxing world’s radar for a couple of years, it wasn’t until January 6 that everyone got a true dose of the potential that the 22-year-old “Panterita” possesses. It was on that night earlier this year that Figueroa stopped unbeaten and highly regarded fellow prospect Michael “The Artist” Perez in six rounds in the same building in which he will fight on March 16 and the Texan expects the same result against Ramon Ayala.

A respected amateur who is now soaring towards the top of the lightweight division, Ramon “Nino De Oro” Ayala (23-2-1, 11 KO’s) has done a lot of fighting for someone just 23-years-old, but it’s that experience which he expects to lead him to victory when he battles Omar Figueroa in March. Winner of five in a row, including three by knockout, the former WBC Youth junior welterweight champion has the style, desire and skill to give anyone problems in the ring and that’s just what he’s planning on doing to Figueroa on March 16.

 

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Omar Figueroa Se Mide a Ramón Ayala El 16 De Marzo En El Fantasy Springs

LOS ÁNGELES CA, 5 de marzo. – Después de una explosiva noche de boxeo realizada el pasado 6 de enero, Golden Boy Promotions está emocionado de regresar al Fantasy Springs Resort Casino en Indio, California el viernes 16 de marzo con Omar Figueroa, de Weslaco, Texas, quien esa noche de enero le propinó su primera derrota al también estrella en ascenso Michael Pérez. El llamado “Panterita” Figueroa  enfrentará a Ramón Ayala de México en una batalla de 10 asaltos defendiendo su titulo Intercontinental Juvenil de peso ligero versión Organización Mundial de Boxeo (OMB).

Para Randy Caballero quien sostendrá su primera pelea por ShoBox, promete ser la más difícil de su carrera cuando enfrente al mexicano José Luis “Tapitas” Araiza en el evento co estelar.

Este doble evento de ShoBox que es presentado por Golden Boy Promotions y patrocinado por Corona, DeWalt Tools y AT&T, será televisado en vivo por ShoBox: The New Generation a las 11:00 p.m. ET/PT (diferido en la Costa Oeste) en SHOWTIME®.

Boletos a un precio de $25, $35 y $45 dólares están disponibles para su compra en la taquilla del Fantasy Springs, llamando al (800) 827-2946 o en línea www.fantasyspringsresort.com. Las puertas del Fantasy Springs se abrirán a las 6:00 p.m. PT y la primera campanada sonará a las 6:30 p.m. PT.

Cuando has terminado ocho de tus victorias en dos asaltos o menos, está muy claro que tienes el tipo de poder en los nudillos para llamar la atención de los expertos del boxeo, y aficionados por igual. Sin embargo, para Omar Figueroa Jr. (14-0-1, 11 nocáuts) quien ha estado en el radar del mundo boxístico por un par de años, no fue sino hasta el pasado 6 de enero cuando todo el mundo recibió una dosis real del potencial que posee el llamado “Panterita”, quien tiene de 22 años de edad, “Panterita”. Fue esa noche de principios de este año en la que Figueroa detuvo al entonces invicto y también prospecto Michael “The Artist” Pérez en seis asaltos en el mismo escenario en el que combatirán el 16 de marzo, y el púgil texano espera el mismo resultado contra Ramón Ayala.

Ramón “Niño de Oro” Ayala(23-2-1, 11 nocáuts) un respetado púgil aficionado que ahora está volando hacia la parte superior de la división de peso ligero, ha realizado un montón de combates para alguien que cuenta con tan sólo 23 años de edad, pero espera que esa experiencia lo conducirá a la victoria cuando enfrente a Omar Figueroa en marzo. Ganador de cinco pleitos en fila, tres de ellos por la vía del nocaut, el ex campeón Juvenil de peso superligero versión Consejo Mundial de Boxeo (CMB), tiene el estilo, el deseo y la habilidad de dar problemas a cualquiera en el cuadrilátero y eso es justamente lo que está pensando hacer a Figueroa el próximo 16 de marzo.

 

Autor: RAMIRO GONZÁLEZ / GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS

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