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"Ring Kings: Mayweather vs. Cotto" - Rulers of the Ring and The Stats to Prove It

Las Vegas, April 30 - Long live the kings of the ring Floyd Mayweather, Miguel Cotto, Canelo Alvarez and Sugar Shane Mosley as they prepare for "Ring Kings: Mayweather vs. Cotto," the biggest fight of 2012 taking place this Saturday, May 5 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. which will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View®.

The event features four of boxing's biggest stars who all boast the experience and records to merit the worthiness of the fight's title. With an average of 44 professional bouts each, these four fighters have the star power, skills and experience to make May 5 an unforgettable night of boxing.

Below please find some of the most noteworthy facts and figures about Mayweather, Cotto, Canelo and Mosley which support their individual and collective "king of the ring" status.

*To download a pdf of the infographic above, please click HERE.

TOTALS AMONG THE FOUR MAIN FIGHTERS ON THE CARD:

164 wins, 9 losses, 2 draws, 124 KO wins
1,208 rounds boxed (average of 302 per fighter)
61 world title fights among the four
By the end of May 5, all 4 of them will have had at least 40 professional fights

FLOYD MAYWEATHER

42-0 (26 KO's), 303 rounds boxed
KO percentage: 62%
19-0 (10 KO's) in title fights
Won world titles in 5 divisions
Fought 16 fellow world champions (17-0 vs. them)
Despite not being known for his power punches, 12 of his Mayweather's 26 KO's have come in the first four rounds

MIGUEL COTTO

37-2 (30 KO's), 269 rounds boxed
KO percentage: 77%
17-2 (14) in title fights, last 19 fights ALL for titles-last non-title fight was in 2004
Won titles in 3 divisions
Fought 13 fellow champions (12-2 vs. them)

CANELO ALVAREZ

39-0-1 (29 KO's), 248 rounds boxed (tremendous pro experience for a 21-year-old)
KO percentage: 73%
4-0 (3 KO's) in title fights
Fought two champions (2-0 vs. them)
Early power: Also has 12 knockouts in the first two rounds

SHANE MOSLEY

46-7-1 (39 KO's) with 1 no-contest, 388 rounds boxed
KO percentage: 71%
15-6 (12 KO's) in title fights
Won titles in 3 divisions
Fought 13 fellow champions (9-7-1 with 1 no-contest vs. them)
Remarkable streak: as a lightweight, 8 title defenses, 8 knockouts

TWITTER FOLLOWERS:

(Note: These numbers were updated at 4:00 p.m. ET on Monday, April 30)

Mayweather (@FloydMayweather): 2,709,254
Cotto (@RealMiguelCotto): 149,104
Mosley (@SugarShaneM): 96,822
Canelo (@CaneloOficial): 76,152

**Note: Interim titles/titlists not included in the above statistics.

FORMER WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION RIDDICK “BIG DADDY” BOWE TO MAKE GUEST APPEARANCE AT BOXING EVENT THIS FRIDAY AT HARRAHS CHESTER

CHESTER, PA (April 30, 2012)—This Friday night at Harrahs in Chester, Joey Eye Boxing Promotions will present a night of championship boxing that will be headlined by the Pennsylvania State Light Heavyweight championship bout between Tony Ferrante & Dhafir Smith.

Fans will be entitled to a special guest appearance by former undisputed Heavyweight champion Riddick “Big Daddy” Bowe.

Bowe will be in attendance to sign autographs and take photos with the fans.

In recent weeks there has been some confusion as there have been people misrepresenting themselves as being part of Bowe’s management team.

The former champ wants to make it clear that all bookings MUST GO THROUGH his manager/wife Terri Bowe or advisor Darren Antola.

To book Riddick Bowe, email tbowe67@gmail.com

The card is as follows:

10 Rounds-PA State Light Heavyweight Title—Tony Ferrante (12-3, 7 KO’s) vs. Dhafir Smith (25-22-7, 4 KO’s)
6 Rounds-Lightweights—Victor Vasquez (14-6-1, 7 KO’s) vs. Paul Fernandez (5-4-2, 3 KO’s)
6 Rounds-Heavyweights—John Mecurio (4-0, 3 KO’s) vs. William Miranda (5-4-1)
6 Rounds—Light Heavyweights—Taneal Goyco (4-3, 2 KO’s) vs. Yasin Rashid (7-2, 2 KO’s)
4 Rounds—Welterweights—Tyrone Crawley Jr. (1-0) vs. Luis Antonio Lopez
4 Rounds—Lightweights—Joey Tiberi (7-1, 5 KO’s) vs. Sidell Blocker (1-5-1)
4 Rounds—Bantamweights—Alex Barbosa (2-0, 1 KO’s) vs. Jonathan Ocassio (0-8)

NOTE---FERRANTE & SMITH WILL WEIGH IN AT 6PM ON THURSDAY AT HARRAHS

Tickets are now on sale for $100 (VIP); $65 (Ringside) and $45 (General Admission) and can be purchased at the Harrahs Chester Gift Shop; By calling Joey Eye (267-304-9399); David Feldman (610-291-0806); 800-480-8020 or on www.webtix.net

WSB Team Final line-up revealed

London, Great Britain, 30 March 2012 - With just two days to go now until the World Series of Boxing showpiece Team Final between Dynamo Moscow and Dolce & Gabbana Milano Thunder gets underway, both teams have arrived in London with their entourages for this season's title decider. The two strongest teams in the competition are now primed as they face-off this Wednesday 2 May for the WSB Team Champions Trophy at the ExCeL, the venue for this summer's London 2012 Olympic Games.

This momentous match promises to serve up a classic as these two sensational teams go head-to head during one night of top-quality action. The glamour of the Italian outfit versus the steel of the Russian Franchise as the season reaches its climax.

Ready and raring to go are ten boxers eager to make their mark and engrave their names in boxing folklore. History beckons for the team who comes out on top.

The line-up is a mouth-watering one and is a follows:

54kg - Bantamweight

Vladimir Nikitin (Dynamo Moscow)
WSB Record: 3-1 (3WP)
22 years old
168 cm
Orthodox
Russian
2009, 2010 and 2011 National Championships - Bronze

vs.

Vincenzo Picardi (Dolce & Gabbana Milano Thunder)
WSB Record: 4-1 (4WP)
28 years old
173 cm
Orthodox
Italian
Beijing 2008 Olympic Games - Bronze

61kg - Lightweight

Adlan Abdurashidov (Dynamo Moscow)
WSB Record: 8-1-1 (6WP / 2TKO / 1TD)
21 years old
174 cm
Orthodox
Russian
2009 European Student Championships - Gold

vs.

Branimir Stankovic (Dolce & Gabbana Milano Thunder)
WSB Record: 1-1 (1WP)
21 years old
171 cm
Orthodox
Serbian
2009 AIBA World Boxing Championships - Quarter-finals

73kg - Middleweight

Maxim Gazizov (Dynamo Moscow)
WSB Record: 4-1 (4WP)
28 years old
174 cm
Orthodox
Russian
2009 and 2010 National Championships - Silver

vs.

Sergiy Derevyanchenko (Dolce & Gabbana Milano Thunder)
WSB Record: 11-0 (7WP / 4TKO)
26 years old
174 cm
Orthodox
Ukrainian
2011 WSB World Champion
2009 AIBA World Boxing Championships - Bronze

85kg - Light Heavyweight

Oleksandr Gvozdyk (Dynamo Moscow)
WSB Record: 3-0 (2WP / 1TKO)
25 years old
190 cm
Orthodox
Ukrainian
2011 AIBA World Boxing Championships - Quarter-finals

vs.

Imre Szello (Dolce & Gabbana Milano Thunder)
WSB Record: 6-1 (5WP / 1KO)
28 years old
184 cm
Orthodox
Hungarian
2011 European Boxing Championships - Bronze

91+kg - Heavyweight

Vitaly Kudukhov (Dynamo Moscow)
WSB Record: 4-1 (2WP / 2TKO)
22 years old
185 cm
Orthodox
Russian
2010 and 2011 National Championships - Bronze

vs.

Clemente Russo (Dolce & Gabbana Milano Thunder)
WSB Record: 13-0 (12WP / 1TKO)
29 years old
180 cm
Orthodox
Italian
2011 WSB World Champion,
2008 Olympic Games - Silver

Article posted on 01.05.2012



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