Pro Boxing Archive

  • To honor the iconic Joan Rivers who passed away on Thursday, we’ve added a photo of Rivers along side the ladies who were victorious in their boxing matches on Thursday night. (l to r) Kenia Enriquez, (Joan Rivers), Haley Pasion and Jolene Blackshear, all present, past and future champions. With River’s arms outstretched showing indecision, it’s likely she would have had a hard time picking La Diva del noche, the Diva of the night from the boxing card dubbed, “San Diego Fights: Dangerous Divas.” It’s possible she would have been speechless for the first time in her life. The former dress designer, standup comic, who concluded her career as the leader of that snidely, often venomous group known as TV’s Fashion Police, was truly a favorite in the entertainment world. How ironic, she herself wore a slight variation of the same all-black outfit every day with the Donna Karan sweater, Chanel slacks, Manolo boots, and never ever went out the door without those huge sunglasses. RIP dear lady.

    Should’ve had Kool & the Gang sing, “It was ladies night, oh what a night!”

    On Thursday night, local fight fans had two choices: go see the fights at the Crowne Plaza San Diego Hotel in Mission Valley featuring three female contests or stay at home and watch the defending Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks fight it out with the always […]

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  • After her weigh-in for the Thursday show at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in San Diego's Mission Valley, Jolene Blackshear of San Diego who is set to face Susan Reno of New York City, N.Y. poses for photos. All photos: Jim Wyatt

    Weigh-ins complete for Thursday’s “San Diego Fights: Dangerous Divas”

    Thursday evening, September 4th, Hall of Fame promoter Bobby D. Philippis will be at it again showcasing another exciting lineup of boxers from near and far. It was announced this show “San Diego Fights: Dangerous Divas, set to start at 7:30 p.m. at the Crowne […]

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  • During intermission several of the boxing celebrities were asked to come up into the ring, everyone from Paul "the Ultimate" Vaden to Jim Lampley, from flyweight champion Kenya Enriquez to trainer Joel Diaz. Photo: Jim Wyatt

    News from Del Mar: jockey punches fellow jockey in the face

    If a headline like the one above were to appear in the local newspaper or on the front page of Sunday’s Daily Racing Form, it would certainly cause a stir and have tongues wagging. It’s likely the California Horse Racing Board would also request an inquiry.

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  • (l to r) The legendary jockey Corey Nakatani and legend of the future Elvis Trujillo get set to face each other in the boxing ring.

    Intriguing lineup on Ringside at Del Mar Boxing Card

    This evening on the Del Mar Fairgrounds, the conglomerate of A&T Gym, Barron Entertainment, Paco Presents and The Del Mar Thoroughbred Club will present Battle off the Saddle, a special edition of the popular Ringside at Del Mar boxing series to be staged in the concert […]

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  • At the Wild Card Gym in Hollywood, CA, Nigerian heavyweight Lateef Kayode hits the mitts with four-time trainer of the year Freddie Roach.

    Kayode to battle Ortiz for WBA Interim Heavyweight Title

    The resident of Hollywood, California and native of Lagos, Nigeria, 31 year-old Lateef Olalalekin Kayode (20-0, 16 KO’s) has been working extremely hard with trainer Freddie Roach at his Wild Card Gym in Hollywood for this grand opportunity on September 11th to face fellow undefeated heavyweight […]

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