Cintron-Alvarez, Broner-Rodriguez on Saturday on HBO
HBO’s hit late-night boxing franchise presents a split-site doubleheader featuring some of the sport’s hottest young stars when HBO BOXING AFTER DARK: CANELO ALVAREZ VS. KERMIT CINTRON AND ADRIEN BRONER VS. VICENTE RODRIGUEZ is seen SATURDAY, NOV. 26 at 10:30 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT), from U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati and Plaza Mexico in Mexico City, exclusively on HBO. The HBO Sports team of Bob Papa, Max Kellerman and Roy Jones Jr. will call all the action, which will be available in HDTV, closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and presented in Spanish on HBO Latino.
Article posted on 23.11.2011
Other HBO playdates: Nov. 27 (9:15 a.m.) and 28 (midnight)
HBO2 playdates: Nov. 27 (5:15 p.m.) and 29 (12:30 a.m.)
The main event showcases super welterweight titleholder Canelo Alvarez (38-0, 28 KOs) of Mexico as he defends his crown on home turf against former welterweight titlist Kermit Cintron (33-4-1, 28 KOs) of Puerto Rico in a scheduled 12-round bout. The 21-year-old Alvarez looks to continue his undefeated reign in the 154-pound division with a win against his toughest challenger to date. The 32-year-old Cintron is a poised former world champ who has faced some of boxing’s elite, including pound-for-pound star Sergio Martinez. The clash between Canelo’s power and straight-ahead style and Cintron’s quick and aggressive offense is sure to produce fireworks.
The opening fight pits undefeated Adrien “The Problem” Broner (21-0, 17 KOs) against Vicente Rodriguez (34-2-1, 19 KOs) of Argentina for a vacant junior lightweight belt in a scheduled 12-round showdown. Broner, 22, has looked razor-sharp in his two previous appearances on HBO this year, and will have the hometown Cincinnati crowd behind him as he seeks his first pro title. Making his American debut, the 26-year-old Rodriguez will draw on his ring experience to try and score an upset victory.
During the telecast, HBO BOXING AFTER DARK will present highlights of the featherweight showdown between undefeated prospect Gary Russell, Jr. (18-0, 10 KOs) and Heriberto Ruiz (48-11-2, 30 KOs).
The night of boxing action begins at 10:00 p.m. with episode two of the all-access reality series “24/7 Cotto/Margarito,” as HBO Sports spotlights the heated rivalry between Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito prior to their Dec. 3 pay-per-view showdown.
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WBC News: Alvarez vs. Cintron
November 23, 2011 – Mexico City.
From the office of WBC President Dr. José Sulaimán:
World Boxing Council (WBC) Super Welterweight World Championship
Monumental Plaza De Toros Mexico - Mexico City
November 26, 2011
This will be the 1,912th fight sanctioned by the WBC in its 49-year history.
GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS & CANELO PROMOTIONS PRESENTS:
ALVAREZ vs. CINTRON
SAUL “Canelo” ALVAREZ (Mexico)
WBC Super Welterweight World Champion
Age, date of birth: 21 (July 18, 1990)
Residence: Juanacatlán, Jalisco, Mexico
Birthplace: Tlajomulco, Jalisco, Mexico
Record: 38-0-1, 28 KOs
Total rounds: 242
World title fights: 3 (3-0)
Managers: Jose “Chepo” Reynoso, Eddy Reynoso
Promoter: Golden Boy Promotions
KERMIT CINTRON (USA-Puerto Rico)
Ranked WBC No. 14 at super welterweight
Age, date of birth: 32 (October 22, 1979)
Residence: Reading, Pennsylvania
Birthplace: Carolina, Puerto Rico
Record: 33-4-1, 28 KOs
Total rounds: 192
World Title fights: 5 (3-2)
Managers: Josh Dubin, James Prince
Promoter: DiBella Entertainment
WBC SUPER WELTERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONS
1. Denny Moyer (US) (+) 1963
2. Raph Dupas (US) (+) 1963
3. Sandro Mazzinghi (Italy) 1963 - 1965
4. Nino Benvenuti (Italy) 1965 - 1966
5. Kisoo Kim (Korea) (+) 1966 – 1968
6. Sandro Mazzinghi (Italy) * 1968
7. Fred Little (US) 1969 - 1970
8. Carmelo Bossi (Italy) 1970 - 1971
9. Koichi Wajima (Japan) 1971 – 1974
10. Oscar Albarado (US) 1974 – 1975
11. Koichi Wajima (Japan) * 1975
12. Miguel de Oliveira (Brazil) 1975
13. Elisha Obed (Bahamas) 1975 - 1976
14. Eckhard Dagge (Ger) (+) 1976 - 1977
15. Rocco Mattioli (Italy) 1977 - 1979
16. Maurice Hope (GB) 1979 - 1981
17. Wilfredo Benitez (P. Rico) 1981 - 1982
18. Thomas Hearns (US) 1982 - 1986
19. Duane Thomas (US) (+) 1986 - 1987
20. Lupe Aquino (Mexico) 1987
21. Gianfranco Rosi (Italy) 1987 - 1988
22. Don Curry (US) 1988 - 1989
23. Rene Jacquot (France) 1989
24. John Mugabi (Uganda) 1989 - 1990
25. Terry Norris (US) 1990 - 1993
26. Simon Brown (Jamaica) 1993 - 1994
27. Terry Norris (US) * 1994
28. Luis Santana (Dom R.) 1994 - 1995
29. Terry Norris (US) * 1995 - 1997
30. Keith Mullings (US) 1997 - 1999
31. Fco. J. Castillejo (Spain) 1999 - 2001
32. Oscar de la Hoya (US-Mex) 2001 - 2003
33. Francisco Castillejo (Spain) * 2002 - 2003
34. Shane Mosley (US) 2003 - 2004
35. Ron Wright (US) 2004
36. Ricardo Mayorga (Nic.) 2005 - 2006
37. Oscar de la Hoya (US-Mex) * 2006 - 2007
38. Floyd Mayweather Jr. (US) 2007
39. Vernon Forrest (US) (+) 2007 - 2008
40. Sergio Mora (US) 2008
41. Vernon Forrest (US) * 2008
42. Sergio Martinez (Arg) 2008 - 2009
43. Manny Pacquiao (Phil) 2010
44. Saul Alvarez (Mexico) 2011
GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE SUPER WELTERWEIGHT DIVISION IN WBC HISTORY
37 world champions have been recognized by the WBC, of whom only four have regained the title: Sandro Mazzinghi (Italy), Koichi Wajima (Japan), Terry Norris (US), Francisco Castillejo (Spain), Oscar de la Hoya (US-Mex), Vernon Forrest (US).
119 world title bouts have been held in the super welterweight division in WBC history.
This will be the 10th super welterweight world title bout to take place in Mexico in WBC history.
WBC TITLE BOUTS HELD IN MEXICO
217 world title bouts have been held in Mexico in WBC history.
8 super welterweight world title bout have been held in Mexico in WBC history.
WBC TOP 5 TITLE FIGHTS IN MEXICO
Sep. 26, 1964 Vicente Saldivar KO12 Ultiminio Ramos, Naucalpan - Fe
Jan. 28, 1968 Chartchai Chionoi KO13 Efren Torres, Naucalpan - Fl
Apr. 14, 1973 Rafael Herrera TKO12 Rodolfo Martinez, Monterrey - Ba
Aug. 24, 1992 Julio Cesar Chavez TKO5 Greg Haugen, Mexico City - SL
Mar. 8, 2008 Samuel Peter TKO5 Oleg Maskaev, Cancun - He
WBC TITLE FIGHTS: MEXICO vs. PUERTO RICO
There have been 33 WBC title fights between boxers of these nationalities.
Mexico has won 16, Puerto Rico has won 17.
Jul. 1, 1967 Carlos Ortiz TKO4 Ultiminio Ramos, San Juan - Li
Apr. 8, 1978 Wilfredo Gomez KO8 Juan Antonio Lopez, Bayamon - SB
Oct. 28, 1978 Wilfredo Gomez TKO5 Carlos Zarate, San Juan - SB
Jan. 14, 1979 Wilfredo Benitez W15 Carlos Palomino, San Juan - We
Dec. 13, 1980 Salvador Sanchez W15 Juan Laporte, El Paso - Fe
Aug. 21, 1981 Salvador Sanchez KO8 Wilfredo Gomez, Las Vegas - Fe
Mar. 27, 1982 Wilfredo Gomez TKO6 Juan Meza, Atlantic City - SB
Dec. 3, 1982 Wilfredo Gomez TKO14 Lupe Pintor, New Orlenas - SB
May 1, 1983 Edwin Rosario W12 Jose Luis Ramirez, San Juan - Li
Aug. 7, 1983 Hector Camacho TKO5 Rafael Limon, San Juan - SF
Nov. 3, 1984 Jose Luis Ramirez TKO4 Edwin Rosario, San Juan - Li
Aug. 10, 1985 Hector Camacho W12 Jose Luis Ramirez, Las Vegas - Li
Dec. 12, 1986 Julio Cesar Chavez W12 Juan Laporte, New York - SF
Sep. 12, 1993 Julio Cesar Chavez W12 Hector Camacho, Las Vegas - SL
Aug. 23, 1997 Ricardo Lopez TKO5 Alex Sanchez, New York - St
Sep. 18, 1999 Felix Trinidad W12 Oscar de la Hoya, Las Vegas - We
WBC Statistics by Luis Medina.
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