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  HBO: Boxing: Fighters: Bio: RICARDO MAYORGA
Mayorga, who had never been knocked down in his professional career, fought valiantly but endured a flurry of punches from Trinidad in round eight culminating with a left hook to the rib cage that forced the gallant Nicaraguan to the canvas.
Mayorga only knows how to fight one way, but his new co-trainer Yoel Judah was able to teach him a few defensive maneuvers-and was able to convince him to no longer pull the machismo stunt of sticking his chin in the air.
Ricardo is married to Yesenia Vanessa Lobo and has four children: two older girls-both named Diana, one 11 and one 10-two boys, Ricardo Jr., 4, and a daughter, Mercedes, 1.
www.hbo.com /boxing/fighters/mayorga_ricardo/bio.html   (2235 words)

  Ricardo Mayorga - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mayorga lost his first pro bout, being beaten by a knockout in six in his first professional bout by Humberto Aranda in 1993.
Mayorga dropped Trinidad in round three of their confrontation on the above mentioned date, but he was dropped himself three times in round eight, leading to a knockout loss (see:Trinidad versus Mayorga).
Ricardo Mayorga is set face Oscar de la Hoya in May of 2006 in a very anticipated bout that exploits fireworks in anticipation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ricardo_Mayorga   (1115 words)

 Ricardo Mayorga
Ricardo Mayorga (born October 3, 1973) is a boxer from Nicaragua who is the world's undisputed Welterweight champion.
Mayorga stepped into professional boxing with the wrong foot, being beaten by a knockout in six in his first professional bout by Humberto Aranda[?] in 1993.
Mayorga and Hurtado came up with a technical draw in two rounds, and in his next fight, Mayorga lifted the WBA's Latin American Jr.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ri/Ricardo_Mayorga.html   (496 words)

 Mayorga-Trinidad: Conference Call Transcript: Ricardo Mayorga
Ricardo Mayorga: In order for Tito Trinidad to be with me for 12 rounds he’s going to have to be born again and born again with a new jaw because there is no way he’s going to withstand my pressure.
Ricardo Mayorga: My respect to Oscar, he proved to me that he was brave trying to stand in front of Bernard and bring it to him, I respect his decision to stay down on the canvas even though I felt he could have gotten up.
Ricardo Mayorga: No I don’t think it was a good fight, I think it was a boring fight and like I said before I do respect Oscar, he’s the only one who felt that punch, he’s the only one who knows if he could have gotten up but I respect him just the same.
www.eastsideboxing.com /news.php?p=1839&more=1   (1365 words)

 Ricardo Mayorga   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ricardo Mayorga (born October 3 1973) is a boxer from Nicaragua who is the former world 's undisputed Welterweight champion.
Mayorga and Forrest quickly signed up for unification bout and on January 25 and in front of an HBO Boxing audience Mayorga upset most boxing critics experts by dropping Forrest in round one once again in round three winning the by a knockout in the third and the WBA and WBC's undisputed world champion.
Mayorga says he wasn't in Managua day; he said he was in El Mayorga announced he would visit Iraq to do a boxing exhibition tour front of United States military personnel.
www.freeglossary.com /Ricardo_Mayorga   (919 words)

 Being Bad Makes Mayorga Real Good (washingtonpost.com)
Mayorga was scheduled to appear for a hearing in the case on Sept. 22, but missed it because he was in the United States training for Saturday's fight.
Mayorga initially told the AP that he had "a normal relationship with [the accuser] and that hotel employees are witnesses that she was happy when she left the hotel." Since then, however, Mayorga has refused to comment on the matter other than to say it has not been a distraction.
Mayorga was referring to Don Felix Trinidad, who famously threw the white towel into the ring in Madison Square Garden during the final round of his son's loss to Hopkins.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A57989-2004Sep28.html   (918 words)

 Guardian Unlimited Sport | Boxing | Felix "Tito" Trinidad vs Ricardo Mayorga
Trinidad claims to have sparred more than 300 rounds for Mayorga, whose wild-man reputation has achieved even greater notoriety with the news that he is being investigated for an alleged rape in his homeland.
Mayorga, 30, sprang to prominence with two victories in welterweight title fights against the stylish Vernon Forrest.
Mayorga appalled the purists by cracking open bottles of beer and smoking cigarettes in the ring immediately after his contests, and he had to be physically restrained at the pre-fight press conference when Trinidad's father and trainer, Felix Snr, referred to the contest as "a tune-up" for his son.
sport.guardian.co.uk /boxing/story/0,10146,1318199,00.html   (508 words)

 Ricardo Mayorga knocks out Vernon Forrest, Joel Casamayor defeats Nater Campbell
It was now Ricardo “El Matador” Mayorga professing those famous words after he literally smoked Vernon “The Viper” Forrest in three rounds to capture the WBC and WBA welterweight championship belts.
Mayorga pushed forward with a relentless attack that drove Forrest backwards, which later saw the wild Mayorga credited with an awkward knockdown towards the end of the first round.
Mayorga seizing the opportunity to end it early, bulldozed forward to unload an atomic size right hand, followed by a pushing left hook that put the ‘Viper’ down to the floor again.
infiniteboxing.com /articles/sbanerjee/012603.htm   (721 words)

 Ricardo Mayorga vs. Fernando Vargas Preview
Mayorga dropped Piccirillo three times but was unable to close the deal letting the Italian off the hook and evoking the wrath of the Chicago fight fans in the process.
Trinidad overwhelmed the gutsy Mayorga with scalding right hands to the chin and brutal left hooks to the jaw to floor the Nicaraguan three times in the eighth round before referee Steve Smoger finally halted the carnage with 21-seconds remaining in the eighth round.
Mayorga is at his best when he shortens up his shots, improves his accuracy and remains focused in the ring.
www.boxingtimes.com /previews/2007/070908mayorga_vargas.html   (3244 words)

 HBO PPV.com > Trinidad vs. Mayorga > Ricardo Mayorga
Mayorga witnessed the importance of mental and physical toughness at any early age.
Ricardo is married to Jobana Astua and they have two children.
Mayorga took the shots and motioned for Forrest to do it again, and Forrest obliged by nailing the Nicaraguan on the chin again.
www.hboppv.com /events/trinidad_mayorga/mayorga.shtml   (1515 words)

Mayorga is busted up, cut under his right eye, bleeding from his nose, and more than likely beginning to feel the wrath of the devil he so recklessly called out.
Mayorga is given a rest period, and during this time he keeps looking at his corner, seemingly seeking answers to the puzzle standing across the ring from him.
Ricardo Mayorga was taken to Bellevue Hospital for observation following the massacre that saw Trinidad land 66% of his 329 power punches, and 63% of the 460 punches thrown.
www.doghouseboxing.com /Harrison/harrison100404.htm   (1848 words)

 Felix Trinidad KOs Ricardo Mayorga in the 8th round.
Amazingly, Mayorga was able to withstand the punches and mockingly shook his legs.
Mayorga was credited with a knockdown in the third round when he caught an off-balance Trinidad behind his left ear.
Trinidad continued to batter Mayorga around the ring as the 17,000 plus in attendance rose off their seats once again to cheer on the action.
infiniteboxing.com /articles/pbanerjee/100204.htm   (1179 words)

 BraggingRightsCorner.com - Ricardo Mayorga's Biography
Mayorga beat the count and bravely rose to his feet, but the barrage continued until he had to take a knee to avoid further punishment.
Mayorga only knows how to fight one way, but his new co-trainer Yoel Judah was able to teach him a few defensive maneuvers—and was able to convince him to no longer pull the machismo stunt of sticking his chin in the air.
Ricardo is married to Yesenia Vanessa Lobo and has four children: two older girls—both named Diana, one 12 and one 11—two boys, Ricardo Jr., 5, and a daughter, Mercedes, 2.
www.braggingrightscorner.com /mayorgabio071707.html   (2441 words)

 Ricardo Mayorga's win streak comes to an end
Mayorga (25-4-1) was aggressive and wild in the first few rounds, swinging and missing an elusive Spinks.
In the fifth round, Mayorga became clear when he put his hands on his hips in the center of ring and yelled at Spinks to stop moving.
After the decision was announced, a disappointed Mayorga, who had called Spinks various names and insults before the fight, kissed Spinks' hand and placed the three belts around his waist and shoulders.
www.latinosportslegends.com /2003/Mayorga_loses_titles_to_spinks-121303.htm   (478 words)

 RICARDO MAYORGA IS THE GREATEST!! in Boxing in HBO Community Home
Mayorga has fought at junior middleweight and middleweight, but feels that the welterweight limit of 147-pounds is his best weight.
Mayorga dispite being at a weight he shouldn't be, will have a solid chance to do the same.
Mayorga always runs his mouth, and usually wins, u have to be an elite sharp shooter to beat Mayorga, and Fargas is NOT.
boards.hbo.com /topic/Boxing-Member-Created/Ricardo-Mayorga-Greatest/700012434?messageID=700727488&tstart=0   (804 words)

 Re-Estimating Ricardo Mayorga
Mayorga seems to have pretty quick legs even though his balance is not always there, and with the furious manner he attacks it is not easy to avoid him.
Mayorga needs room for his shots but when he has that, he is very dangerous.
So summing up, Mayorga is powerful, aggressive puncher who is very hard to win in toe-to-toe combat and he is able to deal with both moving and clinching strategies well.
www.eastsideboxing.com /boxing-news/mayorga1407.php   (1027 words)

 Ricardo Mayorga Tickets - Buy Ricardo Mayorga Tickets - Premium Ricardo Mayorga Tickets
Ricardo Mayorga (born October 3, 1973) is a boxer from Nicaragua who was the former WBA / WBC Welterweight champion and WBC Jr.
Ricardo Mayorga lost his first pro bout, being beaten by a total knockout in six in his first professional bout by Humberto Aranda in 1993.
Ricardo Mayorga, or "El Matador" as he is also known, enjoys lighting up a cigar every time he wins a fight.
www.showtimetickets.com /sports/boxing/ricardo-mayorga.jsp   (254 words)

 Ricardo Mayorga: Bring On The Champions   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mayorga said his next project is to invest $50,000 to bring electric power to his wife’s neighborhood in El Sauce, León, Nicaragua (a very poor section of his Central American country).
Mayorga said that he felt many members of the press believed he did not have the skills or the power to defeat Forrest a second time.
Mayorga hardly had a mark on his face after 12 rounds with Forrest and despite the post-fight jabs, actually indicated he respected Forrest for going the distance.
www.laprensa-sandiego.org /archieve/july18-03/king.htm   (893 words)

 PSNews - Ricardo Mayorga & DeMarcus Corley
Mayorga, Corley and Perez discussed their upcoming fights on the “Battle at Orleans” fight card July 12, 2003 at the Orleans in Las Vegas.
Mayorga: This is a message to all the reporters, fans and trainers who are thinking I cannot beat Forrest.
Mayorga: When someone is scared to fight, they are even scared to talk to the reporters.
www.boxinginsider.com /interviews/post/interviews/74140005.php   (2458 words)

 Ringside Report Staff Analyze the Big Fights! - Ringsidereport.com
Felix Trinidad vs. Ricardo Mayorga: I realize that I'm probably in the minority here, but I have said from the time this fight was signed that it is too much too soon for Tito, and his ring rust, habitual slow starts and flash knockdowns, combined with Mayorga's power spell trouble.
Mayorga has the perfect style for Felix to tee off on, right in front of his power range with wild arcing shots.
Mayorga is a devastating puncher, but unlike Tito, he doesn't carry the pop at the higher weights.
ringsidereport.com /Sean092404.htm   (2700 words)

 Ricardo Mayorga retains WBA-WBC titles by majority decision over Forrest
This victory for Mayorga, 25-3-1, with 23 knockouts, wasn't as easy as the first fight when he knocked out Forrest in the third round to take his WBC title.
Mayorga wanted to turn the fight into a brawl in the opening rounds, but Forrest kept his distance, popping away with his jab.
Mayorga weighed 146 pounds, and Forrest weighed in at the limit of 147.
www.latinosportslegends.com /2003/Mayorga_retains_titles_over_forrest-071203.htm   (476 words)

 Aussiebox News Lewis v Klitschko post fight talk
Mayorga is not going to lose his confidence, he is single-minded in his pursuit.
Mayorga plants himself in the middle of the ring, window-shopping for opportunities while Vernon moves around the outside pecking away with the jab.
Mayorga still swings for the fences, but it seems more and more likely that kayos will be denied tonight, and we'll be looking at a decision of all things.
www.aussiebox.com.au /mayfor.html   (1158 words)

 Boxing News - 24/7 Coverage - The #1 boxing web site - Pound-4-Pound
Ricardo Mayorga: Generalmente los buenos boxeadores no caen tan fácilmente y todos sabemos que Tito tiene una mandíbula débil y pienso que lo puedo noquear por que el casi siempre cayo a la lona.
Ricardo Mayorga: He vaticinado que será entre el tercer o quinto asalto, porque no quiero causarle sufrimiento a la familia Trinidad, por eso le voy a pedir a su padre que este cerca para que detenga la pelea y que no vaya mas allá de lo necesario.
Ricardo Mayorga: Les puedo decir que el 2 de octubre verán una pelea llena de acción, que por mi parte buscare noquearlo desde el primer asalto, espero que sea entre el tercer o quinto asalto en el que voy a ganar.
15rounds.com /press/mayorgaspan_092204.php   (949 words)

 Your Top Source For Boxing News and Training Advice   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ricardo Mayorga will never be the slick boxer that Vernon Forrest is. He will never throw triple jabs and slide graciously across the ring.
Ricardo Mayorga is living proof that pure punching power is the ultimate equalizer in boxing.
All of a sudden Ricardo Mayorga was starting to generate some attention, perhaps negative attention, but in the sport of boxing, negative attention often leads to positive dollars.
www.rossboxing.com /articles/article158.htm   (940 words)

 Archived Weblog Entry - 07/28/2005: "RICARDO MAYORGA with trainer YOEL JUDAH"
RICARDO MAYORGA: I am doing great work with my trainer, Yoel Judah, and we are anticipating that what type of fight will develop.
Yoel Judah: Ricardo is a strong fighter and we are making a few adjustments with his feet and head movement and his angles - pivoting and all of that kind of stuff.
RICARDO MAYORGA: I have seen tapes of this guy — about six of his fights - and I really don’t have a high opinion of him.
www.cyberboxingzone.com /news/archives/00001110.htm   (985 words)

 EN World - Morrus' D&D / d20 News & Reviews Site - [OT - Boxing]Ricardo Mayorga
At the same time, Forrest was badly overconfident and fought Mayorga's fight.
From the sound of it there will definitely be a rematch and then we'll get a chance to see if Mayorga can do the same when Forrest is actually using his boxing skills.
Ricardo holds up his fist "Friday night, your face is going to meet my fine, corinthian leather!"
www.enworld.org /printthread.php?t=38628   (750 words)

 Boxing News - Tito Trinidad vs. Ricardo Mayorga Felix Trinidad vs. Ricardo Mayorga
Middleweight and Middleweight Champion from Cupey Alto, Puerto Rico was at Madison Square Garden for the press conference, however, Ricardo Mayorga (27-4-1, 23 KOs) is currently on restricted travel and was unable to travel to New York.
DON KING: We would like now for Ricardo Mayorga, who can’t be with us here at Madison Square Garden today, to tell us how he feels about this fight coming up on October 2.
I want to speak straight to Ricardo and I want to advise him that nearer to the fight, you clear up the situation that is happening now.
www.15rounds.com /press/061404_trinidadmayorga_excerpts.htm   (1432 words)

 Boxing Insider : News : Interview w/ Ricardo "El Matador" Mayorga
Ricardo Mayorga arrived in the championship scene when he starched and ironed all six of Andrew Lewis' heads to claim the WBA belt back in March of last year.
MAYORGA: I said that his hair was hard, because when he laid his head on my chest he scratched me with his hair, the braids he had.
MAYORGA: The truth is that he hit me very hard, but not hard enough to daze me or make me lose control, least of all knock me down or out.
www.boxinginsider.com /news/stories/46000924.php   (1886 words)

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