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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 [...]

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on June 25, 2014

Undefeated Lightweight Redkach to Meet Gulyakevich on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

De La Hoya Interview on ESPN Deportes The June 27 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature undefeated Lightweight Ivan “El Terrible” Redkach (16-0, 13 KOs) and Sergey “The Surgeon” Gulyakevich (41-2, 17 KOs) in the 10-round main event. Friday’s [...]

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on June 25, 2014

UFC Octagon at ESPN’s Headquarters

In advance of UFC 175, a UFC Octagon was featured today at ESPN’s headquarters in Bristol, Conn. UFC Middleweight champion Chris Weidman–who will headline UFC 175 on July 5, in Las Vegas, where he will meet challenger Lyoto Machida–was at ESPN taping various segments with SportsCenter anchor Stuart Scott and ESPN MMA analyst/UFC fighter Gilbert [...]

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on June 4, 2014

Jr. Middleweights Jhonson and González Headline ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

The June 6 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature Jr. Middleweights Yudel “La Sopresa” Jhonson (15-1, 9 KOs) and “El Demonio” Norberto González (20-3, 13 KOs) in the 10-round main event. Friday’s show, from Turning Stone Casino in Verona, [...]