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Posted by Stephen McDonald on August 20, 2014

Trout, Dawson to Meet on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates Season Finale

Noche de Combates In-Studio Guest: Former Three-Division Titlist Abner Mares Former Junior Middleweight titleholder Austin “No Doubt” Trout (26-2, 14 KOs, ESPN.com No. 6 ranked Junior Middleweight) will meet former Junior Middleweight title challenger Daniel “Awesome” Dawson (40-3-1, 26 KOs) Friday, August 22, in the 10-round main event on the season finale of ESPN Friday [...]

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on August 13, 2014

Lightweights Nugaev, Shafikov to Meet in IBF Eliminator on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

Noche de Combates In-Studio Guest: Former Three-Division Titlist Abner Mares The August 15 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature an IBF eliminator between Lightweight contender Rustam “The Mongoose” Nugaev (27-6-1, 17 KOs) and former Lightweight title challenger Denis “Ghengis [...]

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on August 6, 2014

Jr. Middleweights Nelson, Grajeda to Meet Outdoors in Nevada Desert on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

Undefeated Super Middleweight Nemesapati to Meet Escalera in Co-Feature 2008 Olympic Silver Medalist Zhilei to Make Professional Debut ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra heats up on Friday, August 8, when the show takes place outdoors in the Nevada desert as the seventh [...]

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on July 29, 2014

Former Light Heavyweight Titlist Campillo to Meet Undefeated Williams Jr. on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

The August 1 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature an IBF eliminator between former Light Heavyweight titlist Gabriel “Chico Guapo” Campillo (23-6-1, 9 KOs) and undefeated Light Heavyweight Thomas “Top Dog” Williams Jr. (17-0, 12 KOs) in the 12-round [...]

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on July 23, 2014

Welterweights García, Prescott Headline ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

The July 25 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature Welterweights Roberto “La Amenaza” García (35-3, 1 ND, 23 KOs) and Breidis Prescott (27-5, 20 KOs) in the 10-round main event. Friday’s show from the UIC Convention Center in Chicago, [...]

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on July 17, 2014

“Ref Cam” Featured for First Time on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

Tomorrow night’s edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra from the Paramount Theater in Huntington, N.Y. (8 p.m. ET, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes+, WatchESPN), will feature a unique perspective when referees Steve Willis and Pete Santiago wear point-of-view cameras to give viewers a [...]

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on July 16, 2014

Jr. Welterweight Contenders Mayfield, Taylor Headline ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

WBO Jr. Welterweight Titlist Chris Algieri Interviewed Ringside The July 18 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature Jr. Welterweight contenders Karim “Hard Hitta” Mayfield (18-1-1, 11 KOs) and Emanuel “Tranzforma” Taylor (17-2, 12 KOs) in the 10-round main event. [...]

Posted by Stephen McDonald on July 9, 2014

Gavronski, Tureano Headline ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

In-Studio Guest: WBO Lightweight Titlist Terence Crawford The July 11 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature undefeated Middleweight Mike “Imagine Me” Gavronksi (14-0-1, 10 KOs) and Tureano “Reno” Johnson (14-1, 10 KOs) in the 10-round main event. Friday’s show, [...]

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on June 30, 2014

Davis, Farenas Headline Special Wednesday Edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

Former Featherweight Titlist Dib to Meet Garza in Co-Feature The special Wednesday, July 2 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature undefeated Jr. Lightweight Mark “Too Sharp” Davis (18-0, 5 KOs) and former Super Featherweight world title challenger Michael “Hammer [...]