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Like boxing in a sauna, the Alliance Training Center show of 9/2/17

Like boxing in a sauna, the Alliance Training Center show of 9/2/17

September 2, 2017 No Comments

On Friday evening, the night before the USA Amateur Boxing Show was to be held at the Alliance Training Center in San Diego’s Barrio Logan neighborhood, it was likely the parents of the boxers competing were concerned about the weather. If they turned on the TV to NBC 7’s weather lady Liberty Zabala, they would […]

Once again, it was showtime at the newest Alliance Training Center

Once again, it was showtime at the newest Alliance Training Center

July 16, 2017 No Comments

On Saturday, July 15, 2017, the newest Alliance Training Center (as the song states) “down on Main Street” was again hosting an LBC 44 USA Amateur Boxing Show at their downtown location, just six blocks from where the San Diego Padres baseball team was getting set to play the nefarious San Francisco Giants at Petco […]

One Training Center hosts their first USA Amateur Boxing Show

One Training Center hosts their first USA Amateur Boxing Show

September 3, 2016 No Comments

When this reporter was growing up, it was not uncommon for the head of household, namely your father, to be holding down two jobs. It was out of necessity to make ends meet. On Saturday, Andy Murad, one of today’s most celebrated mixed martial artists, plus owner/operator of the One Training Center in Spring Valley, celebrated […]

Results from the Fifth Annual Felix Castro Memorial Boxing Show

Results from the Fifth Annual Felix Castro Memorial Boxing Show

June 27, 2015 No Comments

October 8, 2015 will mark the Fifth Anniversary of the passing of the extremely popular Felix Castro, an 18 year-old champion boxer. On October 8, 2010 Castro died of accidental causes. His boxing coach, Sergio Melendrez, Castro’s large family and fellow gym members at the Alliance Training Center in Chula Vista, have vowed to keep […]

Intensity MMA hosts IKF Muay Thai marathon

Intensity MMA hosts IKF Muay Thai marathon

November 8, 2014 No Comments

On Saturday the Intensity MMA & Fitness Center hosted the latest (IKF) International Kickboxing Federation show at their South San Diego Gym. This was a first for Intensity to host such a large event with so many participants (52) coming from all over, from as far north as Los Angeles and as far south as Ensenada, B. […]

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