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Posted by Stephen McDonald on February 25, 2015

Undefeated Junior Welterweight Seldin to Meet García on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

The February 27 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature undefeated up-and-coming junior welterweight Cletus “The Hebrew Hammer” Seldin (15-0, 12 KOs) and veteran Johnny García (19-2-1, 11 KOs) in the 10-round junior welterweight main event. Friday’s show from the [...]

Category: Boxing, ESPN Deportes

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on February 19, 2015

Boxcino 2015 Continues on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates with Heavyweight Quarterfinals

Videos: Watch ESPN’s Todd Grisham Preview the Fights Watch ESPN.com’s Making the Rounds Preview the Fight The February 20 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature the quarterfinals of the heavyweight portion of Boxcino 2015. Friday’s show, from Turning Stone [...]

Category: Boxing, ESPN Deportes

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on February 11, 2015

Boxcino 2015 Starts Feb.13 on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

Videos: Watch ESPN’s Joe Tessitore and Teddy Atlas Preview the Fights Watch ESPN.com’s Making the Rounds Preview the Fights **Update 2/19/15:*** Please note brackets have been updated since original post ESPN2 Studio Show On-site; Flashback to Tyson vs. Douglas 25 Years Later; Video Profiles of Each Fighter The February 13 edition of ESPN Friday Night [...]

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on February 6, 2015

“Inside the Ropes” Debuts on ESPN Friday Night Fights

Video: Watch Teddy Atlas demonstrate the fundamentals of the bump and run technique ESPN Friday Night Fights is introducing a new series of video elements to help educate viewers on the various fundamentals of boxing. “Inside the Ropes,” in which ESPN boxing analyst Teddy Atlas demonstrates various boxing techniques and fundamentals, debuted on the January [...]

Category: Boxing

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on February 5, 2015

Former Junior Middleweight Titlist Sergio Mora to Meet Abie Han on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

The February 6 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra  and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature former junior middleweight titleholder Sergio “The Latin Snake” Mora (27-3-2, 9 KOs) and veteran Abie “The Sun City Warrior” Han (23-1, 14 KOs) in the 12-round middleweight main event. Friday’s [...]

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on January 28, 2015

Up-and-Coming Lightweight Karl Dargan to Meet Tony Luis on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

The January 30 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra  and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature undefeated lightweight  Karl “Dynamite” Dargan (17-0, 9 KOs) and veteran Tony “Lightning” Luis (18-2, 7 KOs) in the 10-round main event. Friday’s show from Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket, [...]

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on January 20, 2015

Boxcino 2015 Matchups Announced on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

**Update 2/19/15**: Please note brackets have been updated since original post Matchups for Boxcino 2015, a boxing tournament presented by Banner Promotions, that will begin in February on ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra, were announced on this past Friday’s edition of Friday [...]

Category: Boxing, ESPN Deportes

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on January 14, 2015

Boxcino 2014 Champions Monroe Jr., Petrov on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates January 16

***Update 1/16/14: Boxcino 2014 middleweight finalist Brandon Adams (14-1, 9 KOs) will face Lekan Byfield (6-5-2, 1 KO) in tonight’s eight-round middleweight co-feature. Tonight’s previously scheduled matchup between Petr Petrov and Hank Lundy has been canceled due to Lundy missing weight. All other bouts remain the same. Watch ESPN.com’s Making the Rounds Preview the Fights [...]

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on December 30, 2014

ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates Return January 9 Featuring Lightweight Showdown with World Title Implications

Downloadable Photos Videos: Best of Friday Night Fights 2014; Best of Boxcino 2014 Highlights: 2014 ESPN Boxing Ratings and Viewership Up; 2015 Season to Include Return of Boxcino ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra will return for its 18th season Friday, Jan. 9, at 9 p.m. ET, live on ESPN2 with a 12-round [...]