Photos: Richard Abril-Sharif Bogere behind the scenes with Mayweather Sr., Cotto, Broner, Judah, Malignaggi, Dawson, Linares, and others

By Chris Robinson

HustleBoss.com steps inside of the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino on Saturday, March 2nd, during WBA lightweight champion Richard Abril’s unanimous decision victory over Ugandan born, Las Vegas resident Sharif ‘The Lion’ Bogere.

Such notables in the building included three-division champion Miguel Cotto, ¬†outspoken trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr., lightweight champion Adrien Broner, welterweight titlist Paulie Malignaggi, light heavyweight king Chad Dawson, trainer and former champ Eddie Mustafa Muhammad, two-division champion Jorge Linares, Zab ‘Super’ Judah, Ana Julaton, recently-crowned IBF junior middleweight champion Ishe Smith, and several others…

Photo credits: Chris Robinson (www.HustleBoss.com)

3-Division world champion Miguel Cotto

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Local amateur prospects Sharif Rahman and LaDarius ‘Memphis’ Miller

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Badou Jack (pictured in black), J’Leon Love, and Mike Leanardi

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Team Mayweather corner man Nate Jones

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Newly-crowned IBF junior middleweight champion Ishe Smith

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Former WBO female super bantamweight champion Ana Julaton and trainer Chris Ben-Tchavtchavadze

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Super middleweight prospect Luis Arias improved to 4-0 with 3 KO’s on the undercard

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Referee Tony Weeks posing with a fan

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Reporter Elie Seckbach with Sam Watson

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Corona girls

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Light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson

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Showtime ring announcer Jimmy Lennon Jr.

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Eddie Mustafa Muhammad and his wife

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Jorge Linares and Paulie Malignaggi

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Floyd Mayweather Sr. posing with a fan

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Trainer Rafael Ramos and his girl

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Zab Judah and a fan

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Manager James Prince

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On the undercard, light heavyweight prospect Thomas Williams Jr. improved to 13-0 with 10 KO’s

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Heavyweight contender Bermane Stiverne, Cut man and S & C coach Bob Ware, and Mayweather Promotions camp coordinator DeJuan Blake

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Adrien Broner and Oscar De La Hoya

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Trainer Jeff Mayweather

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Sharif Bogere making his way to the ring

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Cheering from ringside, “AK 47” was rooting on Sharif Bogere

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Middleweight prospect Cerresso Fort (15-0, 11 KO’s)

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Adrien Broner with a fan

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Lightweight Ty Barnett

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Adrien Broner, Sam Watson, Gary Russell Jr., and Zab Judah

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Chris Robinson can be reached at Trimond@aol.com and www.HustleBoss.com

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