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Look At This Lineup

Unread postby swerb » Thu Aug 13, 2009 7:22 am

Remember a similar stretch maybe two falls ago, centered around Delahoya/Mayweather, Vasquez/Marquez, and a couple other real good fights.

But this might gotta be the best 3-4 month stretch of fights in recent memory:

Aug 22

At The Toyota Center, Houston, TX
(HBO) Juan Diaz (34-2) vs. Paulie Malignaggi (25-2)
(The Ring Magazine #1 Lightweight vs. #5 Jr. Welterweight)

*** - Also, rising stars Robert Guerrero and Danny Jacobs on the undercard

Sept 12

(Showtime) tuneups for Kessler and Ward before super middle tourney starts

Sept 19

At The MGM Grand Casino, Las Vegas, NV
(PPV) Floyd Mayweather (39-0) vs. Juan manuel Marquez (50-4-1)
(The Ring Magazine Unranked vs. Ring Magazine World Lightweight Champion)

*** - Zab Judah and Juarez/John rematch on undercard

Sept 26

At Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA
(HBO) Vitali Klitschko (37-2) vs. Cristobal Arreola (27-0)
(The Ring Magazine #1 Heavyweight vs. #6)
(WBC Heavyweight belt)

Oct 3

at Atlantic City, NJ - Boardwalk Hall
(HBO) Kelly Pavlik (35-1) vs. Paul Williams (37-1)
(The Ring Magazine Middleweight Champion vs. Ring Magazine #1 Junior Middleweight)
(WBC and WBO Middleweight belts)

Oct 10

At Madison Square Garden, New York City, NY
(PPV) Juan Manuel Lopez (26-0) vs. TBA
(The Ring Magazine #2 Jr. Featherweight vs. Unranked)
(WBO Jr. Featherweight belt)

(PPV) Yuriorkis Gamboa (15-0) vs. Whyber Garcia (22-6)
(The Ring Magazine #10 Featherweight vs. Unranked)

Oct 17

Showtime "Super Six" Super Middleweight Tournament

At The Trent FM Arena, Nottingham, England
(Showtime) Carl Froch (25-0) vs. Andre Dirrell (18-0)
(The Ring Magazine #3 Super Middleweight vs. Unranked)
(WBC Super Middleweight belt)

At The O2 World Arena, Berlin, Germany
(Showtime) Arthur Abraham (30-0) vs. Jermain Taylor (28-3-1)
(The Ring Magazine #1 Middleweight vs. #8 Super Middleweight)

Nov 7

At The XL Center, Hartford, CT
(HBO) Chad Dawson (28-0) vs. Glen Johnson (49-12-2)
(The Ring Magazine #2 Light Heavweight vs. #3)

(HBO) Alfredo Angulo (16-1) vs. TBA

At TBA, Germany
Nikolai Valuev (50-1) vs. David Haye (22-1)
(The Ring Magazine #5 Heavyweight vs. #7)
(WBA Heavyweight belt)

Nov 14

At The MGM Grand, Las Vegas, NV
(PPV) Manny Pacquiao (49-3-2) vs. Miguel Cotto (34-1)
(The Ring Magazine Jr. Welterweight Champion vs. #2 Welterweight)

(PPV) Humberto Soto (48-7-2) vs. TBA
(The Ring Magazine #1 Jr. Lightweight vs. #4)

Nov 21?

Showtime "Super Six" Super Middleweight Tournament


(Date not finalized till tuneup fights completed)

Nov 28

At The Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada
(HBO) Lucian Bute (24-0) vs. Librado Andrade (28-2)
(The Ring Magazine #2 Super Middleweight vs. #4)
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Re: Look At This Lineup

Unread postby Guest » Thu Aug 13, 2009 8:51 am

Great lineup, no doubt about it.

Here is my Top 10 in order:

1) Williams Pavlik
2) Mayweather JMM
3) Cotto Pac-man
4) Ward Kessler (Pound 4 Pound)
5) Froch Dirrell
6) Bute Andrade (Pound 4 Pound)
7) Vitali Arreola
8) Dawson Johnson
9) Abraham Taylor
10) Wlad Klitschko Eddie Chambers (not on that lineup)

Re: Look At This Lineup

Unread postby skatingtripods » Fri Aug 14, 2009 12:25 pm

So Pavlik is just on straight HBO, or is it HBO PPV?
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Re: Look At This Lineup

Unread postby Guest » Fri Aug 14, 2009 12:48 pm

Straight HBO homie.

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