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Memphis Force Defeats Miami Gallos 3-2!

Posted in 2011, Boxing News, World Series of Boxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on March 14, 2011 by Champ

Memphis Force Climb Out of WSB Americas’ Cellar with 3-2 Win Against Miami Gallos (MIAMI) What looked like a dismal season only four weeks ago, has suddenly turned positive for the Memphis Force as they continued their strong late season surge with another 3-2 win against the Miami Gallos in Miami Sunday night.

The Gallos were back at home this evening to take on the Force at the Fillmore Miami Beach. This would be the fourth and final time the two teams would meet in the inaugural WSB season, with the Gallos looking to even the score after dropping two out of the three matches to Memphis.

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Strong Force Overtakes Gallos 3-2

Posted in 2011, Boxing News, World Series of Boxing on March 4, 2011 by Champ

(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) The Miami Gallos traveled to Memphis Thursday night looking to upset the home team Memphis Force in their final away match of the inaugural season of the World Series of Boxing.  While the Gallos made a valiant effort, it wouldn’t be enough to overcome a strong Memphis squad. Bantamweight (54kg/119 lbs) Luis Miguel Diaz (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) started the night off for the Miami Gallos taking on Force Ernesto Garza (Saginaw, Mich.).  Diaz entered the ring aiming for his first win of the season after coming up short in his first four attempts.  Diaz came out slow, but picked up the pace as the bout went on and used his quick footwork to elude Garza’s punches.  On this night Diaz would get the win he’s been searching for, 47-48, 45-50, 49-46.  In a rematch from November 26, 2010 Lightweights (61 kg/134lbs) Roberto Navarro Gonzalez (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) and Raynell Williams (Cleveland, Ohio) met again.  These 2008 Olympians would battle it out again tonight, however it would be Williams that would get the better of Navarro Gonzalez, 50-44, 49-45, 48-46.   Middleweight (73 kg/160lbs) Felix Rodriguez (Vega Baja, Puerto Rico) found himself overwhelmed by Force Terrell Gausha (Cleveland, Ohio) and would ultimately take enough overhand rights by Gausha for the referee to call the bout at 1:48 in the fifth round for the TKO.
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Memphis Force Pull Off Upset of LA Matadors

Posted in 2010, Boxing News, Press Releases, World Series of Boxing on February 19, 2011 by Champ

Memphis Force Pull Off Upset of LA Matadors; MC Guerreros Earn Fourth-Straight Win to Climb Into First-Place Tie with Three Weeks Remaining

After serving as the league’s battering ram for the better part of the season, the Memphis Force finally came out of their season-long slumber to pull off the upset of the year in World Series of Boxing Americas.  With a dominant 4-1 performance over the Los Angeles Matadors at the DeSoto Civic Center just outside Memphis, the Force add to the Matadors late-season woes of late handing them their second-straight defeat.

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Mexico City with 3-2 Win Over Memphis Force

Posted in 2010, Boxing News, Press Releases, World Series of Boxing on January 28, 2011 by Champ

Mexico City Guerreros Climb Above .500 with 3-2 Win Over Memphis Force (SOUTHHAVEN, Miss.) With a 3-2 win Thursday night, it is safe to say that the Mexico City Guerreros might just have the Memphis Force’s number in inaugural season of the World Series of Boxing (WSB) as they once again went on the road and grabbed the victory.

With 5-0 wins in each of the team’s first two meetings, the Guerreros were hoping for more of the same as the two teams dueled at the DeSoto Civic Center, but tonight the Force exhibited a fight that had been missing in five of their first six contests. But a close split decision victory in the light heavyweight decision would decide each team’s fate in the end. Continue reading

WSB Americas’ Teams Vying to Remain in Contention

Posted in 2010, Boxing News, Press Releases, World Series of Boxing on January 27, 2011 by Champ

Chasing Matadors:  WSB Americas’ Teams Vying to Remain in Contention in Week 7 Action

(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.)  The World Series of Boxing (WSB) heads into its seventh week beginning Thursday night in Memphis and within the Americas league, the dominance of the Los Angeles Matadors has been evident.  But with a half-season remaining, the rest of the league hopes to chase down the Matadors and climb back into the post-season race.

The Matadors (5-1) get set to counteract the onslaught from the rest of the league by throwing five of the league’s best fighters into the ring later this week.

The week seven matchups include rematches from week six with the Memphis Force (1-5) hosting the Mexico City Guerreros (3-3) Thursday night in Southhaven, Miss., while the Miami Gallos (3-3) travel back to Los Angeles to take on the front-running Matadors at the Avalon Hollywood Sunday night.  The Force will look to avenge a 5-0 loss to the Guerreros on January 15 while the Gallos continue to look for their first road win of the season having loss 4-1 to the Matadors on January 13. Continue reading

Holyfield – O’Grady, Weigh-In on WSB

Posted in 2010, Boxing News, World Series of Boxing on January 21, 2011 by Champ

(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) Six weeks into the inaugural season of the World Series of Boxing (World Series Boxing) and the experts are beginning to weigh-in on what they are seeing as some of the world’s best amateurs tackle the rigors of modified professional boxing within a unique team format.

“This sport is going to advance now the way it should have advanced 25 years ago,” former boxing world champion Sean O’Grady explained to Maxboxing’s Gabriel Montoya recently. “It’s a great bridge [to the pros]. It’s kind of what the sport needed. Supply and demand, I guess. The sport really needs something that gives you something different, something unusual, out of the ordinary.”
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Posted in 2010, Boxing News, World Series of Boxing on January 21, 2011 by Champ

(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) After the successful launch of the first of four WSB Americas franchise websites yesterday (, the Memphis Force unveiled their official team website Wednesday. is the latest online resource for WSB fans to become more actively involved with the growth and interest of the new, global boxing league that’s entering its seventh week of action. The Mexico City Guerreros will unveil their new site Thursday followed by the Los Angeles Matadors on Friday.

“The new online presence of the Memphis Force is a step in the right direction for our franchise as we continue to build our brand here in the Mid-South region,” said Joe Smith, Memphis Force General Manager. “Our new web presence will greatly enhance our ability to grow our fan base and educate them to the unique aspects of the WSB and in particular the great team we’re building.”
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