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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 1 Comment

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.

Bobby D to be inducted into California Boxing Hall of Fame

Bobby D to be inducted into California Boxing Hall of Fame

April 3, 2012 No Comments

Once again, Benny Ricardo, the ex-NFL kicker, everyone’s favorite play by play color analyst (Football and Boxing), plus standup comic dropped us a line. His latest words of wisdom regard this year’s inductees into the California Boxing Hall of Fame. Among this year’s recipients is long time boxing promoter Bobby DePhilippis.  

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