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Erislandy Lara Battles Canelo’s Brother, Ramon Alvarez for the Interim WBA Super Welterweight Title

Former World Champion Erislandy Lara Battles Ramon Alvarez for Interim WBA Super Welterweight Title in FOX PBC Fight Night Main Event Saturday, August 31 from The Armory in Minneapolis   Former World Champions Peter Quillin & Minneapolis-Native Caleb Truax Meet for IBF Super Middleweight Title Eliminator in High-Stakes Rematch in the Co-Feature   Fast-Rising Super […]

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Castano Draws With Lara, Ortiz Defeats Hammer on Showtime – Video Highlights

  Castano Draws Lara, Ortiz Hammers Hammer on Showtime By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Brooklyn, NY (March 3rd, 2019)– Unbeaten but unknown Brian Carlos Castano retained the World Boxing Association World Super Welterweight title with a 12 round majority draw over fading former world champion Erislandy Lara in the main event […]

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ERISLANDY LARA VS. BRIAN CASTAÑO & LUIS ORTIZ VS. CHRISTIAN HAMMER PREVIEW, PRESS CONFERENCE & WEIGH-IN

King Kong Ortiz and Bomba Rodriguez Return! USA Showtime Saturday Preview By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Brooklyn, NY (March 1st, 2019)– TGB Promotions, DiBella Entertainment and USA Showtime will present an action-packed nine-bout card of boxing on Saturday evening, March 1, 2019, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, featuring Cuban […]

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ERISLANDY LARA TRAINING CAMP QUOTES & PHOTOS FOR BRIAN CASTANO

ERISLANDY LARA TRAINING CAMP QUOTES & PHOTOS   Former World Champion Lara Talks Title Showdown, Sparring Top Prospects, 2018 Fight of the Year Against Jarrett Hurd & More Before Taking on WBA Super Welterweight Champion Brian Castaño Saturday, March 2 Live on SHOWTIME® from Barclays Center in Brooklyn   Click HERE for Photos from Hosanna Rull/Team Lara   […]

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Cuban Boxer Erislandy Lara Challenges Unbeaten Brian Castaño & Luis Ortiz Takes on Christian Hammer

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Cuban Boxing Stars Take Center Stage On Saturday, March 2 As Former World Champion Erislandy Lara Challenges Unbeaten Brian Castaño For His WBA Super Welterweight World Title While Top Heavyweight Contender Luis “King Kong” Ortiz Battles Christian Hammer In Co-Feature   Live on SHOWTIME® from Barclays Center in Brooklyn & Presented by Premier Boxing Champions Plus! […]

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Real Combat Media’s “Boxing Fights of the Year in 2018”

Real Combat Media’s Most Significant Fights in 2018 as Seen by Robert Brizel By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Welcome to the 2018 Real Combat Media Boxing Awards. In pro boxing, there are winners, losers and everything in between. 2018 brought many memorable fights. For this writer, seeing Gennady Golovkin beaten on […]

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JARRETT HURD & JAMES DEGALE PICK UP CHAMPIONSHIP WINS IN LAS VEGAS

Have You Hurd? Jarrett Split Decisions Lara on Knockdown With 37 Seconds Left By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Have you Hurd? Jarrett ‘Swift’ Hurd now holds three versions of world titles in a partially unified junior middleweight division. Thanks largely to his magically twelfth round knockdown of Erislandy Lara with […]

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Erislandy Lara vs. Jarrett Hurd & DeGale vs. Truax Final Press Conference & Weigh-In

CLICK HERE FOR A PDF OF THE BOUT SHEET CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS Photo Credit: SHOWTIME/Stephanie Trapp CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS Photo Credit: Mayweather Promotions/Chris Farina Erislandy Lara vs. Jarrett Hurd Final Press Conference Quotes & Photos for 154-Pound World Title Unification This Saturday, April 7 Live On SHOWTIME® from Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas “You’ve never been in […]

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Erislandy Lara vs. Jarrett Hurd Media Conference Call Transcript & Audio Recording

Erislandy Lara vs. Jarrett Hurd Media Conference Call Transcript & Audio Recording   Click HERE for Audio Recording Leonard Ellerbe Hello, everyone. Thank you for joining our call today. We’re very excited. What a great card we have come April the 7th from Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. In the main event, we have Erislandy […]

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The Strange Marketing Q of Lara and Rigondeaux

The Strange Marketing Q of Lara and Rigondeaux Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Sometimes you have a great fighter who is not a box office draw. In such a circumstance what do you do? The late World Middleweight champion Paul Pender was in such a position. He lost to […]

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NOTES AND QUOTES FROM THE 2018 BOXING UPFRONT PRESENTED BY SHOWTIME SPORTS

NOTES AND QUOTES FROM THE 2018 BOXING UPFRONT PRESENTED BY SHOWTIME SPORTS® AND  PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS   Hosted By Charlamagne Tha God, Wednesday, Jan 24 at  Cipriani’s 42nd Street, NYC   Click HERE for Photos from Amanda Westcott/SHOWTIME   NEW YORK (Jan. 24, 2018) – SHOWTIME Sports and Premier Boxing Champions unveiled the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING television lineup for the first […]

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ERISLANDY LARA, JERMELL CHARLO & JARRETT HURD SUCCESSFULLY DEFEND 154-POUND TITLES – PHOTOS & VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS

 – ERISLANDY LARA, JERMELL CHARLO & JARRETT HURD SUCCESSFULLY DEFEND 154-POUND TITLES IN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TRIPLEHEADER SATURDAY ON SHOWTIME® FROM BARCLAYS CENTER Lara Outpoints Terrell Gausha, Charlo Scores Stunning Knockout Of Erickson Lubin & Hurd KOs Austin Trout In SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Event   Don’t Miss The Replay Monday, Oct. 16 At 10 p.m. ET/PT On […]

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Lara vs. Gausha & Charlo vs. Lubin & Hurd vs.Trout Heated Weigh-in Video

Click HERE for PDF Version   Click HERE for Photos from Stephanie Trapp/SHOWTIME   Click HERE for Photos from Ed Diller/DiBella Entertainment  Lara vs. Gausha & Charlo vs. Lubin & Hurd vs.Trout Heated Weigh-in Video Brooklyn, NY (October 14th, 2017)–Boxing returns to Barclays Center with a world championship triple-header on Saturday, October 14. Erislandy Lara, the division’s longest reigning champion, defends […]

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Erislandy Lara vs. Terrell Gausha  Media Workout Quotes & Photos  

Erislandy Lara vs. Terrell Gausha  Media Workout Quotes & Photos   SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Tripleheader Event  Saturday, Oct. 14 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn & Presented by Premier Boxing Champions   Plus! Photos from Erislandy Lara, Cindy Serrano & Julian Sosa Addressing Students at the Community Partnership Middle School in Brooklyn as part of Hispanic Heritage Month   […]

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Top 154-Pound World Champions & Contenders Break Down Matchups Ahead of Saturday, October 14 SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® 

Top 154-Pound World Champions & Contenders Break Down Matchups Ahead of Saturday, October 14 SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® Tripleheader from Barclays Center in Brooklyn Premier Boxing Champions Event Features Erislandy Lara vs. Terrell Gausha, Jermell Charlo vs. Erickson Lubin & Jarrett Hurd vs. Austin Trout 154-Pound World Title Fights   BROOKLYN (October 10, 2017) – As fight night […]

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Erislandy Lara vs. Terrell Gausha Training Camp Notes

Erislandy Lara vs. Terrell Gausha Training Camp Notes   Super Welterweight Title Fight Headlines SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Tripleheader Saturday, October 14 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn & Presented by  Premier Boxing Champions     Click HERE for Training Camp Photos BROOKLYN (October 2, 2017) – WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara will defend his belt for […]

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Erislandy Lara vs. Terrell Gausha; Jermell Charlo vs. Erickson Lubin; Jarrett Hurd vs. Austin Trout SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Tripleheade

Erislandy Lara vs. Terrell Gausha; Jermell Charlo vs. Erickson Lubin; Jarrett Hurd vs. Austin Trout SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Tripleheader Press Conference Quotes & Photos   Presented by Premier Boxing Champions Saturday, October 14 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn   Click HERE for Photos from Stephanie Trapp/SHOWTIME   Click HERE for Photos from Ed Diller/DiBella Entertainment   BROOKLYN (September 6, 2017) – Six […]

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THREE 154-POUND WORLD CHAMPIONS DEFEND TITLES – LARA VS. GAUSHA, CHARLO VS. LUBIN & HURD VS. TROUT ON OCT 14th

  THREE 154-POUND WORLD CHAMPIONS DEFEND IN HIGH STAKES SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® TRIPLEHEADER SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14 LIVE ON SHOWTIME® FROM  BARCLAYS CENTER IN BROOKLYN   Presented by Premier Boxing Champions & Headlined by  Erislandy Lara Defending Title Against Unbeaten Terrell Gausha; Also Features Unbeaten Champion Jermell Charlo Against Top Challenger Erickson Lubin, and Jarrett Hurd in First […]

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REAL COMBAT MEDIA WEEKLY BOXING REPORT “BOXING BLAZE EDITION” (JUNE 6th, 2017)

For Immediate Release & Publish REAL COMBAT MEDIA WEEKLY BOXING REPORT By Jason Gonzalez,Real Combat Media Arizona Boxing Correspondent Welcome back to another edition of the Real Combat Media Boxing Weekly Report “Boxing Blaze Edition” where we cover all the top news stories in boxing each week! Monday (May 29, 2017) Kovalev’s Trainer Was Going […]

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Erislandy Lara Earns U.S Citizenship

Erislandy Lara Gains U.S Citizenship HOUSTON, TX (February 16, 2017) – WBA and IBO super-welterweight champion, Erislady “The American Dream” Lara, is truly living the American dream since he has now completed all the eligibility requirements to become a U.S citizen.  Erislandy, along with his wife Yudi, took an oath of allegiance to the United […]

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Erislandy Lara Scores Fourth-Round Knockout Victory over Former World Champion Yuri Foreman

Super Welterweight World Champion Erislandy Lara Scores Fourth-Round Knockout Victory over Former World Champion Yuri Foreman in Main Event of Premier Boxing Champions on Spike Friday Night from Hialeah Park Racing & Casino in Miami Former World Champion Anthony Dirrell Dominates Hungary’s Norbert Nemesapati for TKO Victory After Six Rounds                                                           & Former World Champion Juan […]

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Erislandy Lara vs Yuri Foreman Final Press Conference Quotes & Photos

Premier Boxing Champions on Spike Erislandy Lara vs Yuri Foreman  Final Press Conference Quotes & Photos   Super Welterweight World Title Showdown Headlines Action Friday, January 13 from Hialeah Park Racing & Casino in Miami   Click HERE for Photos from Eduardo Maldonado/Warriors Boxing   MIAMI (January 11, 2017) – Super welterweight world champion Erislandy […]

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Erislandy Lara Chooses Yuri Foreman For His Next Fight & Anthony Dirrell Returns on Spike

Cuban Star Erislandy Lara Returns to Miami!   Super Welterweight World Champion Defends His Title Against Former World Champion Yuri Foreman in Main Event of Premier Boxing Champions on Spike Friday, January 13 from Hialeah Park Racing & Casino in Miami   Plus! Former World Champion Anthony Dirrell Battles Hungary’s  Norbert Nemesapati in Super Middleweight […]

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REAL COMBAT MEDIA BOXING WEEKLY REPORT “THE BOXING BLAZE EDITION” (12/14/2016)

  REAL COMBAT MEDIA BOXING WEEKLY REPORT (12/14/2016) By Jason Gonzalez,Real Combat Media Arizona Boxing Correspondent Welcome back to another edition of the Real Combat Media Boxing Weekly Report “Boxing Blaze Edition” where we cover all the top news stories in boxing each week! Monday (December 5, 2016) Kovalev-Ward Live Gate Generates Millions Andre Ward […]

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PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS SHUTS DOWN THEIR NBC PROGRAMMING FOR 2016

PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS SHUTS DOWN THEIR NBC PROGRAMMING FOR 2016 New York, NY (September 22, 2016)– Premier Boxing Champions will likely shut down their NBC and NBCSN programming for the remainder of 2016.  The events that will be cancelled are 2 prime time December cards and at least 3 NBCSN cards. The remainder of this year’s PBC […]

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REAL COMBAT MEDIA UK: BOXNATION: LIVE TONIGHT: World Title triple header!

REAL COMBAT MEDIA UK: BOXNATION: LIVE TONIGHT: World Title triple header! We’re live on air at 2am tonight! Manchester, UK, (21st of May 2016)– A trio of Super-Welterweight World Title fights tops the bill in Las Vegas as Erislandy Lara rematches Vanes Martirosyan for the WBA strap and the Charlo twins bid to make history. Jermell fights John Jackson for […]

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Erislandy Lara, Vanes Martirosyan, Jermall Charlo, Austin Trout, Jermell Charlo & John Jackson Final Press Conference Quotes & Photos

Erislandy Lara, Vanes Martirosyan, Jermall Charlo, Austin Trout, Jermell Charlo & John Jackson Final Press Conference Quotes & Photos   World Championship Tripleheader Of 154-Pound Title Fights Live on SHOWTIME Saturday Night From The Chelsea inside  The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas     Click HERE For Photos From Stephanie Trapp/Mayweather Promotions   Click HERE For Photos From […]

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Erislandy Lara, Vanes Martirosyan, Jermall Charlo, Austin Trout, Jermell Charlo & John Jackson Media Workout Quotes & Photos

Erislandy Lara, Vanes Martirosyan, Jermall Charlo, Austin Trout, Jermell Charlo & John Jackson Media Workout Quotes & Photos   Fighters Prepare for Saturday Night’s World Championship Tripleheader from The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas live on SHOWTIMEâ   Click HERE For Photos From Amanda Kwok/SHOWTIME   Click HERE For Photos From Stephanie Trapp/Mayweather […]

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Erislandy Lara, Vanes Martirosyan, Jermall Charlo, Austin Trout, Jermell Charlo & John Jackson Media Conference Call Transcript

Erislandy Lara, Vanes Martirosyan, Jermall Charlo, Austin Trout, Jermell Charlo & John Jackson Media Conference Call Transcript   Click HERE For MP3   Leonard Ellerbe I would like to thank everyone for joining us on the call today. We have an exciting tripleheader of Super Welterweight World Title fights. It will be headlined by Cuban […]

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Erislandy Lara Prepares For World Title Rematch With Vanes Martirosyan Saturday, May 21 Live on SHOWTIME® From The Cosmopolitan of Las Vega

Erislandy Lara Prepares For World Title Rematch With Vanes Martirosyan Saturday, May 21 Live on SHOWTIME® From The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Training Camp Quotes & Photos Click HERE for Photos From Edward Jackson HOUSTON (May 11, 2016) – WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara is set to defend his world […]

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LARA VS. ZAVECK RINGSIDE RECAP

  LARA VS. ZAVECK RINGSIDE RECAP By Lita B. Kaufman, Real Combat Media Florida Boxing Correspondent-Ringside Miami, Florida (November 27th, 2015)– Mother Nature dominated the action for the entire night of boxing. For the first time in history, there was a time delay due to rain in Boxing! Let’s have televised Professional Boxing outside in Miami […]

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