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Morales, Klitschko, Wright headed to the Hall of Fame

Morales, Klitschko, Wright headed to the Hall of Fame

December 6, 2017 No Comments

On December 5, 2017, the International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum at 1 Hall of Fame Drive in Canastota, NY. announced the members of their 2018 Induction Class. Inductees will include three boxers who all enter the Hall in their first year of eligibility; heavyweight champion Vitali “Dr. Ironfist” Klitschko, four-division World Champion Erik “El […]

He will be missed, Grand Master Bob Chaney, February 2, 1943 – March 27, 2016

He will be missed, Grand Master Bob Chaney, February 2, 1943 – March 27, 2016

April 10, 2016 3 Comments

On Easter Sunday, at their home in Murrieta, Calif., the 73-year-old Mixed Martial Arts Grand Master Bob Chaney passed away peacefully while resting on the couch. Over the last several months, he had been dealing with a somewhat rare heart ailment. In consideration for relatives and friends from all over the planet who wanted to […]

Basketball star Bill Walton, he’s a fighter too

Basketball star Bill Walton, he’s a fighter too

March 27, 2016 No Comments

Tomorrow night, Monday, March 28 at 7:00 p.m., Warwick’s Books and Words Alive are presenting Bill Walton, the award-winning broadcaster, former NBA MVP and Hall of Fame basketball player at The Sherwood Auditorium, 700 Prospect Street, La Jolla. He’ll be there to discuss and sign his new book: Back From the Dead. The price of […]

The “What if fight of 1984” David Gutierrez vs Mark Breland

The “What if fight of 1984” David Gutierrez vs Mark Breland

April 28, 2013 No Comments

Back in 1984, in the semifinals of the Olympic Trials held in Fort Worth, Texas, Mark Breland won a controversial points decision victory over David Gutierrez of San Diego. In the match, the much shorter Gutierrez had gotten inside Breland’s defenses and continued to work over Breland’s midsection.

Friday night fights to honor Tony “Bazooka” De Luca plus recent Hall of Fame Inductees

Friday night fights to honor Tony “Bazooka” De Luca plus recent Hall of Fame Inductees

November 1, 2012 4 Comments

Tony “Bazooka” DeLuca (7-08-62 to 10-20-12) Anybody can write about the fun stuff, the congratulatory mention of a victory, or the blow by blow break down of a fight. It’s the painful recounting of a lost friend that’s the most difficult to do and Tony De Luca was everybody’s friend.

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MMA & Muay Thai Fights schedule

MMA and Muay Thai schedules are updated on a regular basis with an emphasis given to events involving local...

USA Amateur Boxing’s updated schedule for San Diego & Imperial Counties

February Date: Saturday, February 24, 2018 Weigh-ins: 10 a.m Location: Crest Event Center, 721 W. Main Street, El Centro,...

Pro Boxing Schedule

Above photo was taken on August 17, 1989, in San Diego, on the night Tony Deluca defeated Willy Salazar...

Not even March & already several contenders for Fight of the Year

Friday afternoon at the Salon Mezzanine in Tijuana, the Borizteca Boxing Management Group and the freelance production crew of...

Weigh-ins complete for the most anticipated bout of 2018: Ramos vs Beamon

It’s usually tough, almost impossible, to predict a great fight in the making, ala Arturo Gatti vs Micky Ward...

Dewayne Beamon shaking things up in the Super Flyweight Division

Before leaving the East Coast, boxing standout Dewayne Beamon made certain he had cleaned house of all prospective competitors in his...