Hes also seeking the rankings Adonis has.

ISTANBUL, Turkey — It was disappointing night for Latin American teams at the Under 20-World Cup as Greece scored late to beat Mexico 2-1 and South American champion Colombia was held to 1-1 by Australia on Saturday. Nike Free 3.0 V3 . Greece, making its debut in the 24-team tournament, scored first in Gaziantep through Andreas Bouchalakis in the 16th minute. Mexicos Jorge Espericueta drew the CONCACAF champion level in the 40th of the Group D match with a wonderful free kick from 25 yards. Dimitrios Kolovos then made a turn in the area and scored a late winner in the 88th. In Group C, Colombia came from a goal down against Australia in Trabzon. Sixteen-year-old Daniel De Silva, the youngest player at the tournament, opening the scoring in the 46th, finishing a strong run by eluding Felipe Aguilar in the area and cooling slotting it in. With time running out, Jhon Cordoba took a pass from Felipe Aguilar, turned and fired past out-of-position goalkeeper Paul Izzo. Security has been stepped up at all seven sites following weeks of sometimes violent protests. The protests began over plans to replace a popular park in Istanbul with a mall and broadened into discontent over what opponents say is Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogans increasingly authoritarian and meddlesome ways. The matches have not been targeted by protesters but on Saturday Turkish police used water cannon to disperse thousands gathered in Istanbuls Taksim Square to observe a memorial for four people killed during recent anti-government protests. The host team showed no apparent effect from the protests as it made an ideal start with a 3-0 win over El Salvador to top Group C. Cenk Sahin launched an attack down the right side in the ninth before sending a low cross for Salih Ucan to slot home. The two teamed up again after halftime, as Ucan slipped a pass to Sahin, who scored the first of his two goals in the 46th. Seventeen minutes later, Sahin slotted home inside the far post to put the match out of reach. In the other Group D match, Paraguay and Mali settled for a 1-1 draw. Malis Adama Niane gave his side the lead after three minutes before the favourite Paraguay drew level in the 7th courtesy of Jorge Rojas. Nike Free Schuhe . “Thirty-eight and three,” Karl said, letting the sweet sound of it all roll off his tongue after Denvers 118-98 rout of the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night. “I dont know how many teams have won 38 games at home. Nike Free 3.0 V2 Laufschuhe WeiƟ Schwarz . Christine Nesbitt, the womens 1,000 and 1,500 world champ, took first place in the 3,000 event. Morrison, from Fort St. John, B.C.MONTREAL — Adonis Stevenson has piled three titles on the table and Noe Gonzalez has thrown in his WBC Silver belt for a winner-take-all showdown in boxings super-middleweight division. The power puncher from Longueuil, Que., and Uruguays Gonzalez both see victory in their bout Friday night at the Bell Centre as a stepping stone to big-money title fights in the future. It will also be a first chance to show their skills to an international television audience through ESPN, which will show the fight live (main event at 10 p.m. ET). Executives from U.S. specialty channels HBO and Showtime are expected to watch. Both fighters badly want to win. “Its like theyre playing all-in,” promoter Yvon Michel said Wednesday. Stevenson (17-1, 14 knockouts) will defend his minor NABA, NABO and IBF Intercontinental titles against Gonzalez (28-1, 20 KOs). Its a battle of knockout artists that no one expects to last the full 12 rounds. The burly Stevenson is coming off a sensational first-round KO of American Jesus Gonzales on Feb. 18 that was his first bout under the guidance of Hall of Fame trainer Emanuel Steward. “Adonis knockouts have been from real power, while Gonzalezs have come from systematically outlasting guys,” said Steward. “So were covering that area to make sure that doesnt happen.” Both the 34-year-old Stevenson and the 32-year-old Gonzalez are achingly close to fighting for world titles. Stevenson is ranked second by the IBF, which has Lucian Bute of Montreal as its champion. He is also rated seventh by both the WBO and WBA and ninth by the WBC. Gonzalez is ranked second by the WBC and forth by the IBF. “Because of his age and because we really believe he is genuine and can beat anyone in the division, hell put all his belts and rankings on the line in order to put himself in a high position,” said Michel. Bute is to defend his title May 26 in Nottingham, England, against Carl Froch and then hopes for a showdown with WBC and WBA champ Andre Ward to settle the debate over who is the worlds top 168-pound fighter. Ward has said he wont fight the WBCs No. 1-ranked contender Anthony Dirrell, his old friend. Michel said Ward may be asked by U.S. television to move up to light heavyweight to fight Chad Dawson, which could leave Stevenson in place to face Dirrell for the vacated title. In the IBF, Stevenson hopes to take the top ranking and become the mandatory challenger for Bute, raising the possibility of a local derby match for the title. Nike Free 3.0 V4 Laufschuhe Lila Grau. Gonzalez has similar plans. “He didnt have to come here,” Michel said. “But he knows he needs more visibility for the networks to be willing to buy his fights. “Hes also seeking the rankings Adonis has. So hes playing all-in also.” The southpaw Stevenson is a massive puncher who bludgeoned his way through his first 13 bouts before he was stopped by Darnell Boone in April, 2010. He rebounded with three more knockout wins, including a ninth-round stoppage of Aaron Pryor, Jr., in December, but he knew he would have to refine his technique and become more than a one-trick pony to get any farther. A late-starter who was 29 when he turned pro, Stevenson knocked on the door at Stewards famous Kronk gym in Detroit and asked to be taken in. Steward got a look at his punching power and decided he had the makings of a champion. “We feel hes going to be a superstar,” said Steward. “In the last two or three months that Ive been working with him, I saw him become not just a puncher, but be very balanced-out in his all around boxing ability. We do a lot of footwork. Sometimes we go 20 or 30 minutes just dancing, moving in and out. And we got him to shorten up his punches because hes such a hyper type of fighter that you have to watch he doesnt exhaust himself.” Stevenson said he is setting aside the talk of what a win may mean for his future to focus on beating Gonzalez. “Ive seen him on video and hes very aggressive,” said Stevenson. “Hes very tough and solid, so I will prepare for 12 rounds. “Im ready because I know Gonzalez is not coming here just to take a cheque. Hes coming to fight.” The co-feature has Eleider Alvarez (7-0), a Colombia native who Michel calls “the best light heavyweight prospect in the world,” against American journeyman Rayco Saunders (22-15-2) in an eight-rounder. Michel said former WBC light heavyweight champ Jean Pascal is just waiting for Showtime to confirm a date for his proposed IBF title bout with American Tavoris Cloud. Possible dates are July 7 or Aug. 11. Pascal hasnt fought since losing his title to Bernard Hopkins nearly a year ago. ‘ ‘ ‘

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