Archive for Hector Gil tragedy

Critique of SD Reader’s Cover Story: It’s a Tough Crowd at Vista Boxing Ring

Critique of SD Reader’s Cover Story: It’s a Tough Crowd at Vista Boxing Ring

August 17, 2011 No Comments

The same way a book gets reviewed, the San Diego Reader’s cover story “It’s a Tough Crowd at Vista Boxing Ring” needs to be discussed. The featured article went to print Wednesday, August 17, one year, four months and 10 days after the tragic death of the beloved boxing trainer Hector Gil. Leave Blank:Do Not […]

Mark Anthony Diaz goes the distance but loses the decision

August 27, 2010 No Comments

Thursday, Mark Anthony Diaz, the former boxing trainer who allegedly opened fire at the Pacific Coast Boxing gym on April 7, in Vista, Ca. after being barred from the location, had his day in court, San Diego Municipal Court. After being formerly charged with the murder of Hector Gil, a fellow volunteer trainer, and wounding […]

Hector Gil tragedy, Pro Boxing

Further developments in the Hector Gil tragedy

April 16, 2010 No Comments

On Monday, April 12, 2010, the Vista district attorney’s office charged Mark Anthony Diaz with criminal threats, stating that more investigation was needed in order to charge the boxing trainer with murder. The local community was not only alarmed but outraged when hearing the news. Three days later, the accused killer was arraigned and formerly […]

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Public’s uncensored remarks about Hector Gil tragedy

April 16, 2010 No Comments

Just after 9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 7th, the beloved boxing trainer Hector Gil was shot twice in the back after finishing with the training of two young boxers at the Pacific Coast Boxing Gym at 1304 North Santa Fe Avenue in Vista, Ca. The following day, a former volunteer, who had a restraining order placed against him to stay […]

Hector Gil tragedy

Latest developments in tragic death of boxing trainer Hector Gil

April 10, 2010 No Comments

This afternoon at the same location where Hector Gil’s life was snuffed out, his dearest friends, acquaintences and relatives met to celebrate his life; each feeling an overwhelming need to cry out: “Don’t let this man’s life go unrecognized for he did a great many wonderful things for our community.”

Hector Gil tragedy

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

September National PAL Boxing Tournament Date: Saturday, September 27-30 The House of Boxing Date: Saturday, September 30, 7 p.m....

Updated Pro Boxing Schedule

Boxing schedule is updated on a regular basis. Use of bold type denotes either a local boxer, a boxer...

MMA & Muay Thai schedule

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

Boxing receives another Black Eye, which has become the norm

Excuse the simplistic headline in regards to the Gennady Golovkin vs Saul “Canelo” Alvarez Pay-per-View bout of Saturday, September...

La Gente’s La Batalla en Hidalgo, memorable for a lot of reasons 

In Saturday’s opening bout, the matchmaker had slotted two 8-year-olds and both had the same surname of Garcia. As...

Heavy hitters keep working on creating the perfect Boxing Gym

On Tuesday, September 5, 2017, boxing promoter Guillermo Mayen held a Grand Opening for his new Mayen Boxing Gym...