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Alvarez versus Angulo, the promotion behind such an event

Alvarez versus Angulo, the promotion behind such an event

February 27, 2014 No Comments

This rant is meant for all the local boxing promoters, gym owners, equipment sales people, and venues where a boxing show has taken place. If you want to sell anything, you’ve got to get visibility and have people talking about you or your product. Hollywood has their previews, while grocery products introduce a product using […]

Canelo’s Press Conference/Workout turns into a lovefest

Canelo’s Press Conference/Workout turns into a lovefest

February 25, 2014 No Comments

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Around 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday, the insanely popular, former WBC and WBA Light Middleweight World Champion, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez along with his entourage of 10 or more people arrived in these two-4 door, 7-seat Cadillac Escalades, one white, the other black, for his Press Conference and workout at the House of […]

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez Barragan’s San Diego hideout still a mystery

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez Barragan’s San Diego hideout still a mystery

February 20, 2014 No Comments

As mentioned previously, more than a few people have either come up to me or called me with this simple request: “I heard a rumor Saul “Canelo” Alvarez was training at a nearby gym. Do you know where that might be?” In a vainglory attempt to hide my ignorance, I lied and answered, “Of course, […]

Headlines for the San Diego Boxing Community on Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Headlines for the San Diego Boxing Community on Tuesday, August 14, 2012

August 14, 2012 No Comments

On Tuesday, August 14, 2012, featherweight David Barragan, part-owner of the House of Boxing Gym on Reo Drive in San Diego, was on the undercard of the Mia St. John versus Christy Martin bout up at the Table Mountain Casino in Friant, CA. The heavy hitting Barragan wasted little time and soon opened a cut over the […]

Smorgasbord of Boxing & MMA this weekend

Smorgasbord of Boxing & MMA this weekend

November 1, 2011 No Comments

If you don’t have more than one TV or more than one recording devise, then you better get your remote control warmed up because you’re going to have some serious channel changing to do come Saturday. First, we have the IBF super middleweight title holder Lucian Bute defending his crown against Glen Johnson.

Spotting a mismatch from any distance, be you a fan or the World Boxing Council

The TV announcer’s summation after watching the Jhonny Gonzalez versus Irving Berry bout of November 4, 2017:  “The WBC International...

Updated Pro Boxing Schedule

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

Ottley loses to top prospect Bohachuk at the OC Fairgrounds

Morales, Klitschko, Wright headed to the Hall of Fame

On December 5, 2017, the International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum at 1 Hall of Fame Drive in...

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

December Date: December 5-9, 2017 Date: Friday, December 15, 2017   Standard requirements for boxing gyms hosting a sanctioned USA...