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Nov

07

Press conference for Top Rank’s triple header this Saturday

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Fans, athletes, and media sources pile into Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History for the press conference leading up to a Top Rank promoted card featuring a triple header that will be televised live on HBO this Saturday, November 9th. The 80 year old promoter Bob Arum opens up press conference and introduces the  GM of American Bank Center to speak. This venue seats close to 10,000. General manager Jim Salamenta said Saturday’s card is the biggest boxing event ever hosted by the city of Corpus Christi, Texas, hometown of singer/songwriter Selena.Co-promoter of the show George Foreman Jr. of Foreman Boys’s Promotions is introduced next. He speaks of  his […]

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Oct

29

Demetrius Andrade:Inside Camp: entry 9

3:45 PM Friday October 10, Delgado Boxing, Atlanta GA Upon entering the gym, Demetrius and entourage have a half hour of reminiscing and story-telling before the world ranked talent Andrade gets in the ring to warm up.  Today’s sparring partners are Keandre LeatherWood, soon to make his pro debut Caleb Plant, and  heavyweight Tracy Johnson who is actually Demetrius’ half brother. Demetrius is slated to face Vanes Martirosyan 33-0-1, November 9th in Corpus Christi, TX. Present in the gym today are his manager Ed Farris, and his promoters Artie Pelullo of Banner Promotions, and Joe DeGuardia of Star Boxing. After signing a co-promotional deal in 2008 this duo has guided […]

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Oct

08

Demetrius Andrade: Inside Camp: entry 8

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Monday 9:33 pm Delgado Boxing, Atlanta, GA “I dont know why you named such an ugly dog Handsome” head trainer and father of Demetrius, Paul Andrade jokes. “Your dog Champ was ugly” Demetrius remarks. The father and son duo are always joking on each other, inviting others in on the laughs. After Paul spits another joke followed by zero laughs Demetrius comes back with a sarcastic “You had 3 days to come up with something funny and thats all you got.” After the joking is laid to rest, Demetrius joins a shadow boxing routine in the ring with amateur prospect Caleb Plant, fellow pro Nick Brinson and another young amateur […]

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Sep

30

Demetrius Andrade:Inside Camp: entry 7

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9:55 pm Monday September 23, 2013 DELGADO BOXING, Atlanta GA   The A-team and the captain of the ship Demetrius Andrade  approach the door of Delgado Boxing after its usual business hours.  As the key enters the slot and the knob is turned, there is resistance. Someone is on the inside turning the knob in the opposite direction to stop us from entering. We hear the voice of an older woman screaming “You leave now or I call the police!” “Its us we got the key” Demetrius shouts back trying to be heard between a closed door. The woman in charge of cleaning the gym at night opens the door […]

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Sep

24

Demetrius Andrade “Inside Camp” entry 6

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Monday 2:10 pm SWEAT SHOP BOXING &FITNESS Mechanicsville, GA   The A-team leaves the headquarters and commutes towards downtown Atlanta to visit a gym named SWEAT SHOP BOXING & FITNESS. Traveling to a different part of Georgia away from his residence in Atlanta’s upscale Buckhead section this is the first time Demetrius see’s the urban areas of Atlanta. As soon as we hop off the highway the gentleman that volunteered to drive points to a corner on the road and says “This is where Vernon Forrest was killed, he was coming from the gas station right there.”  We pass by an area where  folks are congregated on the corner with […]

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Sep

21

Demetrius Andrade: Inside Camp: Entry 5

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2:17 pm Saturday September, 21 2013 Its raining cats and dogs in the Sandy Springs section of Atlanta, so Demetrius’ childhood friend and confidant nicknamed Tight parks as close to the door as possible so the Champ and his equipment doesnt get soaked entering Delgado Boxing. Instead of staying in his plush condo in Atlanta’s Buckhead section and reading, which is one of Demetrius hobbies, he leaves the comfort of his home to go get his work in. The work that will prepare him for victory on November 9th in his world title shot against formidable foe Vanes Martirosyan. The two are facing off for the vacant WBO junior middleweight […]

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Sep

17

Demetrius Andrade: Inside Camp entry 4

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2:30 pm Atlanta, GA Delgado Boxing Demetrius enters the ring of a gym that is nestled around the rear corner of a commercial plaza in the Sandy Springs section of Atlanta. The spot is named Delgado Boxing, and will be the main place Demetrius trains as he prepares for his world title shot. After 18 years in this game Demetrius awaits the moment other less fortunate boxers never reach.He realizes this, so he trains as thou this was his first and last opportunity to show the world that he is an all time boxing legend. He is constantly reminded of how huge this opportunity is by those in his camp. […]

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Sep

16

Interview with Paul Delgado of DELGADO BOXING in Atlanta, Ga

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1.Where are you originally from and how is boxing viewed there? Originally from the Cape Verde Islands than migrated to New Bedford at the age of 6. Boxing is highly respected and loved considering that Cape Verde Islands has never hosted any live events but they are all familiar with all the mega stars in the sport. And of course being from New Bedford, boxing was a way of life growing up in the inner city, not to mention it was the only sport that didn’t cost our parents anything to keep us off the streets after school. 2. Explain your experiences and accomplishments as an amateur boxer… I’ve had […]

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Aug

27

Demetrius Andrade “Inside Camp” entry #3

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August 27,2013 8:27 Demetrius is in the ring warming up while local news ABC6 Camera is rolling. Demetrius is sporting a tank top with SNEAKER JUNKIES printed across the chest, a local urban wear shop that has recently agreed to sponsor the career of Demetrius Andrade.  Tupac “All eyes on Me” is playing the background while Demetrius practices his signature uppercuts on the pads with Mike Veloz. A curious admirer sitting ringside asks  “How many rounds you do this?” referring to the padwork. Demetrius replies”How many rounds you wanna see?” After his time in the ring, he goes to the heavy bag. Retired pro boxer, Anthony Chase ask’s the champ […]

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Aug

24

Demetrius Andrade “Inside Camp” entry #2

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August 15, 12:17 pm Demetrius and the A-team are out in the heat of the day getting  conditioning work done. This afternoon’s workplace is Neutaconkanut Park in Providence, R.I. Using a steep hill, which is rumored to be the highest altitude of the City, Demetrius prepares his cardiovascular system for top performance. The top of the mountain sports an inspirational view of the capital’s downtown building structures. Already being handed the key to the city after his Olympic journey, Demetrius is looking to conquer the world November 16th with his first shot at a world championship in the professional ranks. Hard work will make his fight easy, and that is […]

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