Quillin, 35, was ambushed by Daniel Jacobs in the first round a year ago in losing the title. Was it bad luck, age or both? As a fighter the Brooklyn-based prizefighter has a ton of followers who like him as a person. Few are as classy as Quillin. Love, 30, has long been a mainstay in Las Vegas and since his amateur days his abilities have been touted. Throughout the years Love has shown that charm and friendliness can go a long ways, even in the bitter wars of prizefighting.
But the time has come to see if he belongs in the prizefighting world. Quillin will present an immense challenge for Love. A number of other interesting fights are slated to take place among former world champions including Sergey Lipinets who lost the super lightweight title to Mikey Garcia this past winter. First, on Wednesday Aug. You read that correctly. The year-old now returns to California against another Californian in Lopez. Ceballo, who is promoted by Promotions, looked good in his last appearance.
The amateurish punches seen in his first two bouts were gone by his third pro fight. His opponent Teague has ability and can give problems if Ceballo takes his foot off the pedal.
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Female super lightweight Elvina White is also slated to compete. The entire fight card will be streamed at www. First bell rings at p. Belasco Theater in downtown L. A pair of young prospects will be severely tested. Five of his last fights have ended in knockout wins or losses. Gamez, 23, seems to thrive under pressure and broke down two veterans in back-to-back fights at Fantasy Springs Casino. Now he returns to the Belasco, a venue where he has struggled in the past.
Sanchez, 24, lost by knockout in his last fight this past March. Martin also has experience against world champions. Rojas, 31, is one tough customer. When he took the interim title against Claudia Marrero last year he chased down the speedy southpaw Dominican and blasted him out in the seventh round.
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Several months earlier he obliterated another Golden Boy prospect, Abraham Lopez not the same Abraham Lopez that is fighting on the Promotions card , in eight rounds. Now he has the title and defends against the speedy southpaw Diaz. Though he lost by decision three months ago, that fight might be easy in comparison to this challenge against Rojas. Phillie versus East LA is like fire versus fire in the boxing ring.
Boxers originating from those two hard-bitten areas usually have go-for-broke styles that result in pure action. Allen versus Navarro should not disappoint. Navarro, 21, lives in East L.
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Pacquiao , 39 KOs looked exceptionally sharp in his seventh-round knockout win over former junior welterweight titleholder Lucas Matthysse on July 15 at Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. But what comes next for the only fighter in the history of boxing to capture world titles in eight different weight classes? Crawford is ranked No. Both are highly-regarded, multi-division world titleholders in the primes of their careers who are universally considered the top fighters in boxing.
Lomachenko and Crawford would each present a unique set of problems for Pacquiao stylistically. Of the two, Pacquiao probably matches up best with Lomachenko at this point in his career. Lomachenko , 9 KOs is naturally smaller than Pacquiao and has never fought above pounds. Former junior welterweight titleholder Amir Khan has long been angling for a bout against Pacquiao. Khan faces Samuel Vargas on Sept. Khan , 20 KOs bravely moved up to middleweight to fight Canelo Alvarez in but was knocked out in the sixth round.
He left the sport for a spell but returned to boxing in February as a welterweight with a sensational first round knockout win over Phil Lo Greco. A win over Vargas puts Khan in good position to secure a bout with Pacquiao, and the fight is a reasonable move by both camps. Former welterweight titleholder Jeff Horn won a controversial decision over Pacquiao last year in Australia. The bout grabbed huge ratings for ESPN and there have been many debates since it happened as to which fighter truly deserved the nod from the judges.
Pacquiao would be the heavy favorite to defeat Horn if the two fight again. Fighters promoted by Top Rank and Golden Boy are almost never able to secure bouts with fighters signed to Al Haymon to appear under the Premier Boxing Champions banner and vice versa. There had been lots of chatter about Pacquiao facing Mikey Garcia next.
Garcia , 30 KOs has been decimating competition at both lightweight and junior welterweight. Garcia is considered by most experts to be one of the top 10 pound-for-pound fighters in the sport.
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While Garcia is hoping to land a big money bout against IBF welterweight titleholder Errol Spence , most boxing experts believe the jump up to pounds would be too much for the diminutive Garcia who began his career at featherweight. Casual Marvel fans and hardcore comic readers were sure to pick up [ When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, the sunny proverb goes.
But what if life gives you inedibly sour quinces instead? Contacted by Variety, Canal Plus was unavailable to confirm or comment. The news was first reported by the websites Les Jours and Satellifax. By Variety Staff. Previous video Next video. But for all of Mr. Koontz's spooky atmospherics "vineyards drenched with fierce red light," "the sweet fragrance of lilac like a woman's warm breath against his skin" , "Intensity" is oddly restrained when it comes to sexually graphic material.
It is as though Mr. Koontz assumes that the reader's imagination is already stuffed with possibility, that the reader, like Chyna and Vess, already knows how these things go. Where may we find insight into this tail-chasing, self-referential genre? Nora Chancel romantically unfulfilled, survivor of bad experiences with men, has a thing about bugs wanders through the blood-spattered bedroom of Natalie Weil, a real estate agent, and chances upon a shelf of horror novels: "These books had titles like 'The Rats' and 'Vampire Junction' and 'The Silver Skull.
Here was a Natalie Weil, who entertained herself with stories of. This person wanted fear, but creepy, safe fear. Nora, of course, will soon meet her appointed tormentor, a nondescript law-yer in his late 30's named Dick Dart. Her suffering, although congruent with her analysis of Mr. Koontz, Mr.
King and Ms. Rice, will not follow the headlong rush of "Intensity. The plotting of "The Hellfire Club" is tortuously rigged and requires encyclopedic recall on the part of nearly every character. However, it contains some particularly memorable passages -- usually in flashback. Nora, once a trauma nurse in Vietnam, remembers that "every operation became a drama in which she and the surgeon performed necessary, inventive actions which banished or at least contained disorder.
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Some of these actions were elegant; sometimes the entire drama took on a rigorous, shattering elegance. She learned the differences between the surgeons, some of them fullbacks, some concert pianists, and she treasured the compliments they gave her. At nights, too alert with exhaustion to sleep, she smoked Montagnard grass with the others and played whatever they were playing that day -- cards, volleyball or insults. If the villain is familiar, is his victim also? Read together, "Intensity" and "The Hellfire Club" may serve as a useful commentary on the relationship between the male horror writer and his female heroine.
In both novels, the afflicted women are childless and haven't had strong mother figures. Both Chyna and Nora have ample opportunity to escape from their male tormentors but, because of their tortured psychosexual histories, are unable to.