Alantez Fox vs. Jimmy LeBlanc on December 8th; Viloria-Marquez re-broadcast; AIBA
November 29, 2012 – Undefeated Light middleweight prospect, Alantez Fox (7-0-1, 3 KOs), who hails from Forestville, Maryland, makes his ring return on December 8, 2012 at the Convention Center in Washington DC. Fox, who stands 6’5, will take on Weymouth, Massachusetts native, Jimmy LeBlanc (13-22-4, 5 KOs) in a scheduled 6-round bout.
Fox, who recently signed a contract with New York Based promotional, company Boxing 360, is excited to be fighting after he suffered his first blemish on his undefeated record when he fought to a SD draw against Frank Galarza (7-0-1, 4 KOs).
“I’m ready to make a round with my new promoter Mario Yagobi and Boxing 360,” said Fox. “I’ve been working real hard since my last fight and I can’t wait to step back in the ring. LeBlanc has a lot of experience, but I feel my youth and skills will guide me to victory.”
Trained by his father Troy Fox, Alantez feels his father is the perfect trainer to take him to the top.
“My father knows me best and we have a great relationship,” Alantez continued. “Right now we have a stong belief in one another and I see us going to the top together.”
“My son and I have a mutual respect for each other and we come up with great strategies going into fights,” stated Troy Fox. “If there needs to be some adjustments made in the middle of the fight, we always figure it out together. I’m looking forward to working Boxing 360 and we will be ready to go whenever are name is called.”
“The goal is to keep Alantez busy for the next 12 months,” said Boxing 360 Promoter Mario Yagobi. “I have a good feeling this kid is going to be something special. He has a great upside and he’s a young hungry fighter that wants to be the best. I’m thrilled to be working with Alantez and his father Troy, they are great people.”
WEALTHTV KICKS OFF A GIGANTIC WEEKEND OF BOXING WITH THE EXCLUSIVE RE-BROADCAST OF THE FIGHT OF THE YEAR: VILORIA – MARQUEZ
SAN DIEGO (November 29, 2012)—Tonight on WealthTV and www.wealthtv.com a memorable weekend of boxing kicks off with the exclusive rebroadcast of the leading candidate for 2012 Fight of The Year between World Boxing Organization (WBO) Flyweight champion and World Boxing Association (WBA) king Hernan Marquez.
The bout, which took place on November 17th was a thrilling war which many boxing scribes called the fight of the year but the best televised card of 2012.
In the bout, Viloria scored three knockdowns en route to a tenth round stoppage which was full of non-stop two way action.
The card begins at 9pm eastern and will also feature the thrilling WBA Light Flyweight championship bout between champion Roman Gonzalez and Juan Francisco Estrada.
Gonzalez took the twelve round unanimous decision in a fight that was competitive and had many high drama moments.
Two important Heavyweight bouts from the United Kingdom highlight a weekend of Live boxing on WealthTV & www.wealthtv.com
On Friday afternoon, Undefeated former Olympic Silver Medal winner David Price (14-0, KO’s) takes on former world title challenger Matt Skelton (28-6, 23 KO’s) beginning 2:30 pm eastern / 11:30 am Pacific with a replay at 10 pm eastern / 7 pm Pacific
Then on Saturday, the war of words will finally be settled in the ring when America’s Hope to Bring the Heavyweight champion back to the United States, Kevin Johnson (28-2-1, 13 KO’s) takes on undefeated giant Tyson Fury (19-0, 14 KO’s) in a WBC Elimination bout.
Johnson – Fury begins at 4pm Eastern / 1pm Pacific.
“This weekend is a going to be a fantastic weekend of boxing. To start everything off on Thursday night with the rebroadcast of Viloria – Marquez and to follow that up with two live bouts Friday and Saturday that have huge implications in the Heavyweight division just shows that WealthTV wants to bring the best fights from around the world to the many great fans In the United States:, said WealthTV President Charles Herring
These Cant-Miss fights can be seen on WealthTV nationally on Verizon FiOS TV channel 169 and 669 in HD, AT&T U-Verse TV channels 470 and 1470 in HD, along with over 100 cable systems across the country as well as on line viewing on numerous connected devices and via www.wealthtv.com.
IABA UPDATE (AIBA WORLD YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS RESULTS – DAY 1)
Irish Amateur Boxing Association
Belfast light-welterweight Thomas Waites bowed out of the 2012 AIBA World Youth Championships following a preliminary round reversal to Eimantas Stanionis in Armenia today.
The Lithuanian, a gold medal winner at the 2012 Brandenburg Youth Cup in Germany – secured a 14-6 decision in Yerevan.
Earlier today, Chris Nevin got Ireland off to a flying start with an emphatic victory at the
Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex in the Armenian capital.
The Drogheda bantamweight stopped Croatia’s Brec Mislav in the second round to book his ticket into the last-16. Nevin will now meet Lin Sheng-Ling of Chinese Taipei on Sunday.
Kurt Walker and John Joe McDonagh will be in action tomorrow.
Please see above attachments for complete results from Yerevan.
2012 AIBA World Youth Championships Yerevan, Armenia
56kg: Chris Nevin (Ireland) beat Brec Mislav (Croatia) RSC2
64kg: Thomas Waites (Ireland) lost to Eimantas Stanionis (Lithuania) 6-14
52kg: Kurt Walker (Ireland) v Giorgi Gabodze (Georgia)
81kg: John Joe McDonagh (Ireland) v Aleksandar Jankovic (Denmark)
49kg: Keith Flavin (Ireland) v Pavel Gunchenko (Russia)
56kg: Chris Nevin (Ireland) v Lin Sheng-Ling (Chinese Taipei)
69kg: Stephen Mulholland (Ireland) v Zhidi Zhang (China)
60kg: Hughie Nevin (Ireland) v Petar Stoykov (Bulgaria) or Armarsanaa Badar-Uugan (Mongolia)
49kg: Keith Flavin (Paulstown)
52kg: Kurt Walker (Canal)
56kg: Chris Nevin (Holy Family Drogheda)
60kg: Hughie Nevin (Cavan)
64kg: Thomas Waite (Holy Trinity)
69kg: Stephen Mulholland (St Malachys)
81kg: John Joe McDonagh (Crumlin)
Team manager: Stephen Connolly
Coaches: Billy McClean and Tom Hayes