Jorge Paez Jr
Sunday, July 01, 2007
Sycuan Ringside Promotions’ teenage super lightweight sensation Jorge Paez Jr. won his second straight bout by early knockout, battering and then stopping Carlos Urrea in the second round of their fight Friday, June 29, in Mexicali, Mexico.
The 19-year-old Paez Jr., who now has a record of 15-1 with 10 knockouts, ended it with a right to the head mid-way through the second round.
Paez Jr., who weighed 136 pounds for the scheduled six-round contest, dominated the bout, knocking down Urrea with a right to the head in the first round. Paez, who’s co-promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, opening a cut over Urrea’s left eye later in the first.
Sunday, February 18, 2007
Sycuan Ringside Promotions’ undefeated Jorge Paez Jr. upped his record to 13-0 with a one-sided unanimous decision over Jamie Alvardo Friday on a nationally televised card at the Playboy Mansion in Beverly Hills, Calif.
The 19-year-old Paez Jr., who now has a record of 13-0 and eight knockouts, won all six rounds on the three judges’ scorecards.
Paez Jr., whose father, Jorge Paez Sr., was the International Boxing Federation lightweight champion during 1988 to 1990, weighed in approximately five pound over his usual lightweight limit, as a 140 1/4-pound welterweight.
The 30-year-old Alvarado, from Fort Wayne, Ind., now has a mark of 7-5-2 with four knockouts.
It was the first fight of 2007 for Paez Jr. His next bout will be March 16 on “Tribal Pride 2,” a Univision-televised card at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Fla., co-promoted by Sycuan Ringside Promotions and Seminole Warriors Boxing Promotions.
Saturday, December 16, 2006
Sycuan Ringside Promotions’ undefeated teenage sensation Jorge Paez Jr. stopped veteran Rafael Urias by technical knockout at 2:37 of the first round in their lightweight bout scheduled for six rounds Friday in Mexicali, Mexico.
The 19-year-old Paez Jr., who now has a record of 12-0 with eight knockouts, dropped Urias three times in the first.
The first knockdown by Paez Jr. was a straight right to the head. The second knockdown was a left hook to the head. And the third and final knockdown, which prompted the referee to halt the bout, was another straight right to the head.
Urias landed several solid left hooks to the head of Paez but never hurt the teenager.
Both Paez Jr., fighting in his hometown of Mexicali in more than one year, and Urias, from Los Mochis, Mexico, weighed 135 pounds.
Thursday, December 14, 2006
Sycuan Ringside Promotions’ undefeated teenage sensation Jorge Paez Jr. has a new opponent, veteran Rafael Urias, for his six-round, lightweight bout Friday, Dec. 15, in Mexicali, Mexico.
“This change in opponents won’t bother me,” said Paez Jr., the son of former International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Organization featherweight champion Jorge Paez. “I’m ready. I feel I’m in better shape and more focused than I have been in eight months.”
A confident Paez Jr. took time out from his training Wednesday to pass out hundreds of toys, provided by Sycuan Ringside Promotions, to boys and girls in his hometown of Mexicali.
“This was the first time I’ve fought in Mexicali in over a year, and because it is the holiday season Sycuan Ringside Promotions and I thought it would be great if I could give gifts to the boys and girls,” said Paez Jr. “The looks of joy on their faces is my Christmas present.”
Friday, August 18, 2006
Sycuan Ringside Promotions’ undefeated teenage sensation Jorge Paez Jr. makes his six-round debut when he faces Armand Horn in a lightweight bout Aug. 19 in El Paso, Texas.
The 18-year-old Paez, who has a record of 9-0 with seven knockouts, is coming off two four-round, unanimous decision wins on HBO pay-per-view cards. On May 6 in Las Vegas he beat Lowell Brownfield and on June 10 in Atlantic City, N.J., he bested Travis Hartman.
“I have plenty of time to develop; I’m only 18,” said Paez Jr., the son of former International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Organization featherweight champion Jorge Paez. “I know ultimately I will be a world champion. I’m confident of that. I hope I can be as great a champion as my father was.”
“Jorge Junior is a very special talent,” said Glenn Quiroga, president of Sycuan Ringside Promotions.
“It’s time for Jorge Junior to move up to six round bouts,” said Scott Woodworth, vice president of Sycuan Ringside Promotions. “This will allow him even more opportunity to show that what many in boxing have been saying is true, that Jorge is the finest young prospect in the sport.”
Friday, June 30, 2006
SAN DIEGO - Jorge Paez Jr. will not be able to fight July 1 in Manistee, Mich., because he has been denied entry into the United States by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security it was announced today.
The 18-year-old Paez Jr. attempted several times to gain admittance into the U.S. Thursday and Friday, but access was not granted, and it doesn’t appear as though that access will be forthcoming in time for him to participate in the bout.
“We are sick about this,” said Scott Woodworth, vice president of Sycuan Ringside Promotions. “Everyone involved with this bout and card knows how long and hard we all worked to make this fight. Now, a case of mistaken identity prevents Paez Jr. from entering the United States in time to fight Saturday.
Wednesday, April 26, 2006
LOS ANGELES - One of boxing’s most promising young prospects, super lightweight Jorge Paez Jr., son of former world champion Jorge Paez Sr., has signed a multi-year deal to be co-promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and Sycuan Ringside Promotions and his future already looks brighter.
It was announced today that the 18-year-old native of Mexicali, (where is Mexicali – CA or Mexico) will open the May 6 Oscar De La Hoya-Ricardo Mayorga “Danger Zone” pay-per-view telecast from MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in a four-rounder against unbeaten Lowell Brownfield (7-0, 2 KOs) of Omaha, Neb.