MIAMI- AUGUST 22, 2013- The Los Angeles Dodgers and Major League Baseball have a new superstar in Cuba’s own Yasiel Puig, and the rookie sensation sat down for an exclusive with “Titulares Telemundo”, which airs this Saturday and Sunday at 11PM/10C, or after your local news. Puig has captivated both L.A. and the baseball world in general with his spectacular catches, his 12 home runs and his .346 batting average after just 70 games as a Dodger, and his arrival in the majors has helped to propel the Dodgers from a cellar dwelling 30-42 record in the month of June to a National League West leading 75-52 mark in August.
“Titulares Telemundo” is also in Carson, California covering a high stakes boxing weekend featuring Mexican boxers such as Abner Mares, who defends his featherweight title against Jhonny González, as well as Leo Santa Cruz, who fights for a championship belt against Victor Terrazas. Francisco Cuevas will be on-site interviewing some of Mexico’s best pugilists.
The eyes of the boxing world also have its sights set in Argentina, where Argentinean boxer Lucas Matthyse, one of the sport’s rising stars, gets ready to face off against Danny Garcia for the unified super lightweight title on September 14. “Titulares Telemundo” talked with Matthyse about his upcoming bout, which will take place on the same night as the fight between Canelo Alvarez and Floyd Mayweather.
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