Lemieux-Guerrero lands on Stevenson card, McGuinness headlines Golden Boy Card June 5th, Stiverne on ESPN!
By FightFan News Wire (14-Apr-2014)
Lemieux-Guerrero May 24 co-feature on Stevenson-Fonfara ‘Collision’ in Montreal
Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) is presenting an evening of thunder, “Collision: Stevenson vs. Fonfara,” May 24 at Bell Centre in Montreal. The co-feature will mark the SHOWTIME debut of powerful Quebec middleweight David Lemieux (31-2-0, 29 KOs), who takes on Dominican Republic-born, American fighter Fernando Guerrero (26-2-0, 19 KOs) for the vacant NABF title. The IBF #10 and WBO #11 rated Lemieux has an incredible opportunity to break into the international scene in the 160-pound division. He has made vital changes since his loss to current WBC interim champion Marco Antonio Rubio ( 59-6-1, 51 KOs), riding a six-fight win streak, five coming by knockout, into his May 24 showdown with former world title challenger Guerrero.
Logan McGuinness-Mike Oliver headline June 5 FS1 card in Boston
After an exciting night of fights in Boston on St. Patrick’s Day, Golden Boy Promotions will return to this boxing rich town to team up with Murphy’s Boxing U.S.A and Back East Promotions on Thursday, June 5 with a stacked card at the House of Blues featuring a title defense and a stellar lineup of New England’s top prospects. In the 10-round Golden Boy Live! main event featured on Fight Network, FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes, Ontario, Canada’s Logan McGuinness faces one of New England’s finest, Mike “The Machine” Oliver, in a showdown for McGuinness’ NABA Super Featherweight Title.
Stiverne making the rounds in Vegas promoting Arreloa Rematch!
Top rated heavyweight contender BERMANE “B. Ware” STIVERNE made an appearance on ESPN last Friday night, leaving his training camp at the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas, Nevada to discuss his upcoming WBC World Heavyweight Championship fight. Stiverne, 23-1-1 (20 KO’s) of La Plaine, Haiti will meet CHRIS “The Nightmare” ARREOLA,” 36-3-0 (31 KO’s) of Riverside, California for the vacant World Boxing Council (‘WBC’) Heavyweight Championship in “FIGHT FOR PEACE HEAVYWEIGHT HISTORY” on Saturday, May 10th at the USC Galen Center on the campus of the University of Southern California which will be telecast live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes. Stiverne and Arreola are currently ranked #1 and #2 in the world respectively by the WBC.
Łukasz Wierzbicki wins big in Calgary last weekend!
Fast rising Polish welterweight product (by way of Calgary) Łukasz Wierzbicki moved to 3-0 last weekend at the Polish Cultural Centre in Calgary, Alberta. Edmonton’s Josh Wagner also put in a strong performance moving to 4-0. Results courtesy of Boxrec.com