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Classic Fights Featuring Boxing's Biggest Stars Coming to

Classic Fights Featuring Boxing's Biggest Stars Coming to


LAS VEGAS, NEV. (August 9, 2010)-For the first time, Top Rank, Inc., boxing's premiere promotional company, will open its vaults and present some of the most intense in-the-ring battles in recent memory from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. PST each Saturday beginning on Aug. 14, 21, and 28. The bouts will air free of charge on in advance of three first-rate cards on three different networks: Gamboa-Salido on Sept. 11 at The Palms Casino & Resort, Las Vegas, on HBO; Lopez-Marquez Sept. 18 in Las Vegas's MGM Grand Garden Arena on Showtime; and a special edition of the popular Top Rank Live! series Sept. 11 in Queretaro, Mexico on Fox Sports Espanol. The full schedule for this web-only series is available here:

August 14, 2010, 5-7pm PST - Promo for Sept. 11 HBO "Boxing After Dark"

Brandon Rios vs. Jorge Luis Teron - 2/6/10, McAllen, TX

Rios dominated Teron in a third-round TKO win for a vacant lightweight title.

Anthony Peterson vs. Javier Jauregui - 8/2/08, Las Vegas, NV

Peter files a hard-fought but clear-cut win by UD over Jauregui in a 10-round bout.

Yuriorkis Gamboa vs Wyber Garcia - 10/10/09, New York, NY

In his first title defense, featherweight Gamboa drops Garcia with a left hook in the fourth on his way to a KO win.

Orlando Salido vs Hector Julio Avilla - 12/14/07, Cicero, IL

In an eliminator bout, featherweight Salido dropped Avilla in the fourth on his way to a TKO win in the sixth.

August 21, 5-7pm PST - Promo for Sept. 11 Fox Sports Espanol

Future Star Showcase

1) Matt Korobov vs. Cory Jones - 2/21/09, New York, NY

Middleweight Korobov knocked the defensive-minded Jones out cold with a right hook in the fourth for a TKO win.

2) Omar Henry vs. Orphius Waite - 4/3/10, Corpus Christi, TX

Light middleweight Henry KO'd Waite in the second; it was Waite's first pro loss.

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Luciano Cuello - 3/28/09, Tijuana, MX

In front of 22,000 fans, middleweight Chavez Jr. scored a decisive UD win in a 10-round fight over the then undefeated Cuello.

Pawel Wolak vs Carlos Naciamento 10/10/09, New York, NY  

Light middleweight Wolak knocked Naciamento down in the fight on his way to fifth-round stoppage win.

August 28, 5-7pm PST - Promo for Sept. 18 Showtime "ShoBox"

Future Star Showcase

1) Jose Benavidez vs. Bobby Hill - 3/12/10, Grapevine, TX

The Freddie Roach-trained light welterweight Benavidez dropped Hill in the second and twice in the third on his way to a TKO win.

2) Roberto Marroquin vs. Samuel Sanchez - 3/13/10, Dallas, TX

On the undercard of the Pacquiao-Clottey megafight at Cowboys Stadium, featherweight Marroquin landed a KO win over Sanchez in the second.

Juan Manuel "Juanma" Lopez vs. Olivier Lontchi 6/27/09, Atlantic City, NJ

In his first title defense, featherweight champ Lopez knocked Lontchi down in the second and later in the ninth, winning by TKO over the previously undefeated Lontchi.

Rafael Marquez vs. Mark Johnson 02/23/02, Las Vegas, NV

Featherweight Marquez won a vacant title by beating Johnson by TKO in the eighth.

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