Weekend’s most notable match-ups plus those involving local boxers

Friday February 11, 2011

Lester Gonzalez is shown working out at the Black Tiger Gym on Miramar Rd. in San Diego. Photo: Jim Wyatt

Lester “El Cubanito” Gonzalez of the Black Tiger Gym on Miramar Road in San Diego (11-2-1) will fight a 10 rounder versus Eromosele Albert (23-4-1) at the Magic City Casino, Miami, Florida for the International Boxing Organization Latino middleweight title.


At the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on ESPN Friday Night Nights they’ll be featuring welterweights Shamone Alvarez (21-3- 0, 12 KOs) versus Antonin Decarie (24-1- 0, 7 KOs).

The fights at Bally’s Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey will be on Showtime’s ShoBox: The New Generation. The Philly versus New York scrap features heavyweights “Fast” Eddie Chambers, the pride of Philadelphia, (35-2-0, 18 KOs), going up against Derric “The Shaolin Fist” Rossy (25-2-0, 14 KOs) of Medford, New York, a town on Long Island, 51 miles east of Manhattan.

Rico Ramos is surrounded by his support group after a bout at Pechanga Resorts and Casino after defeating Ceilio Santos of Mexico City. Photo: Jim Wyatt

Super bantamweight Alejandro Valdez (23-4-3,17 KOs) will be facing 23 year-old Rico “Suavecito” Ramos (18-0-0, 10 KOs) of Pico Rivera, CA.

Super middleweight Don George (20-1-1, 17 KOs) is on the same fight card. He’ll be facing Cornelius White (16-0-0, 15 KOs).

At the Skate Center in Vacaville, California, super middleweight Peter Quillin (22-0-0, 16 KOs) will face Dennis Sharpe (17-5-3, 4 KOs) on the Solo Boxeo Tecate show on the Telefutura channel.

Alan Sanchez has his arm raised by his manager/trainer Jesse Lopez after a victory at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in San Diego, Ca. Photo: Jim Wyatt

Welterweight Alan Sanchez (6-2-1, 2 KOs) of Fairfield, CA. is set to face his toughest and most experienced opponent to date, Steve Quinonez  (31-14-1, 10 KOs).

Lamont Williams has no problem keeping his weight down to fight in the lower weights.

Lamont Williams (3-1-0, 1 KO) formerly of Lakeside, CA, now residing in Blythe, CA, is set to face the 6 foot 5 inch, 227 pound giant Hector Martinez (5-5-0, 4 KOs) for the second time.

In their first meeting, on January 7, 2011, Williams, a natural light heavyweight, won a split decision. Once again the light heavyweight, possible cruiserweight, has been asked to bulk up for this rematch.

At the Don Haskins Convention Center in El Paso, Texas, light middleweight Hector Camacho Jr. (52-4-1, 28 KOs) will go against Juan Astorga (14-5-1, 9 KOs).

Also, heavyweights David Rodriguez (33-0-0, 31 KOs) and Ty Cobb (12-2-0, 8 KOs) will go face to face.

Saturday, February 12, 2011

At the RWE Rhein-Ruhr Sporthalle, Muelheim, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany cruiserweights Steve Cunningham (23-2-0, 12 KOs) will face Enad Licina (19-2-0, 10 KOs).

On the undercard they have super middleweights Yoan Pablo Hernandez  (23-1-0, 12 KOs) facing Steve Herelius (21-1-1 12 KOs) and super middleweights Arthur Abraham (31-2-0, 25 KOs) versus Stjepan Bozic (24-4-0, 15 KOs).

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