Chris DeGuia's Blog – January 2013 Archive (11)

Abner Mares moving on

Mares moving up to Featherweight

By Chris DeGuia

January 31, 2013

According to Ring Magazine, Abner Mares (25-0-1), ESPN and other media outlets, WBC junior featherweight champion Abner Mares will move up to featherweight. Along with Mares moving up to featherweight he will vacate his WBC title that he won against Eric Moral back on April 24, 2012…


Added by Chris DeGuia on January 31, 2013 at 4:02pm — 1 Comment

Gamboa linked to PED scandal

Yuriokis Gamboa involved in the PED scandal?

January 29, 2013 by Chris DeGuia

Hey everyone, according to Fighthype and Miami New Times News boxer Yuriorkis Gamboa is being linked to the PED scandal. I think in my opinion people who are linked or taking PED, shame of them. My reason behind that is a lot of people look up to these athletes as role models and inspired to be just like them but in there own…


Added by Chris DeGuia on January 29, 2013 at 11:35am — No Comments

Lamont Peterson with a Promotion

Lamont signs with Golden Boy Promotions


January 28, 2013 by Chris DeGuia


According to Golden Boy Promotions, they have signed Lamont Peterson to there promotion. Lamont according to Golden Boy had a few words to say on the signing. …


Added by Chris DeGuia on January 28, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Lamont Peterson signs with a promotion

LAMONT PETERSON SIGNS WITH GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS WASHINGTON, DC, January 28 - Golden Boy Promotions is pleased to announce the signing of IBF Junior Welterweight World Champion Lamont Peterson, adding another 140-pound title holder tothe most elite roster of fighters in the sport of boxing. "We are thrilled that Lamont Peterson will be joining Golden Boy Promotions' team," said President of Golden Boy Promotions Oscar De La Hoya. "We know firsthand what Lamont Peterson can do, as he's been…


Added by Chris DeGuia on January 28, 2013 at 1:21pm — No Comments

Zou Shiming making his professional debut at 31

Zou Shiming debuting on April 6, 2013


By:Chris DeGuia


According to Top Rank on there website and Lem Satterfield, Chinese Olympian boxer Zou Shiming has signed with Top Rank and will be making his professional debut on April 6 at the Venetian in Macau. Shiming on his resume has a bronze medal from the 2004 Olympics, and two gold medals(all from boxing). One from 2008 in Beijing and another from last years (2012) London summer Olympics.In the summer Olympics in…


Added by Chris DeGuia on January 23, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

Zou Shiming signs with Top Rank

Arum signs Shiming, Chinese two-time Olympic gold medalist

Top Rank CEO Bob Arum has announced the signing of on Wednesday announced the signing of Zou Shiming, a Chinese, two-time Olympic gold medalist and three-time world amateur champion. "Zou is an incredible talent who is beloved in the People's…


Added by Chris DeGuia on January 23, 2013 at 4:39am — No Comments

Salido-Garcia postfight thoughts

Salido-Garcia fight and thoughts

By:Christian DeGuia

Mikey Garcia (31-0, 26 Kos) defeated Orlando Salido (39-12, 5 Kos and 2 draws) to become the new WBO Featherweight champion of the world. In round 1 Garcia landed a hard right hand  that drops Salido, a left hook drops Salido again. That was round 1. In round 2 Garcia threw great combinations while Salido hit Garcia with a wild left. In round 3 Garcia landed a…


Added by Chris DeGuia on January 20, 2013 at 1:02am — No Comments

Postfight thoughts on Golovkin-Rosado

Golovkin-Rosado fight & Postfight thoughts

by Christian DeGuia

First, I want to congratulate Gennady Golovkin (25-0, 22 kos) on his seventh round TKO victory against Gabriel Rosado(21-6, 13 kos). In round 1 Golovkin put pressure on Rosado and his right hand hit Rosado and GGG was on the defensive end. In round 2 GGG landed a left hand which lead to a cut on the left eye on Rosado…


Added by Chris DeGuia on January 20, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments

Kelly Pavlik calling it a career

Jan 19th, 2013
Former undisputed middleweight campion Kelly Pavlik, whose scheduled March 2 bout with RING, WBA and WBC super middleweight champion…

Added by Chris DeGuia on January 19, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Bob Arum on making Donaire-Rigondeaux instead of Donaire-Mares

Arum rules out Mares for Donaire, focuses on Rigondeaux

by Ryan Songalia Jan 19th, 2013

NEW YORK – Top Rank CEO Bob Arum knows better than anyone that no deal is final until both parties have signed their contracts, but he feels pretty confident that fans will see THE RING/WBO junior featherweight champion Nonito Donaire Jr., against unbeaten WBA 122-pound titleholder Guillermo Rigondeaux on April 27.

“Like everything, it's not done until…


Added by Chris DeGuia on January 19, 2013 at 3:18am — No Comments

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