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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, showtime at the newest Alliance Training Center

Once again, 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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Weigh-ins complete for the most anticipated bout of 2018: Ramos vs Beamon

Usually, it’s tough, almost impossible to predict a great fight in the making, ala Arturo Gatti vs Micky Ward...

Dewayne Beamon shaking things up in the Super Flyweight Division

Before leaving the East Coast, boxing standout Dewayne Beamon made certain that he had cleaned house of all prospective competitors in...

Pro Boxing Schedule

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

Thursday evening’s Jibaro Boxing Promotions’ show ends early

That would be, it ends early… in the morning, Friday, February 9th. On average, a boxing show with 16...

Jibaro Boxing’s 1st Show of 2018 with a cast of characters Hollywood would love

You can’t tell us the 10 plus Boxing Promoters in Tijuana are not now in competition with each other....

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

February Date: Saturday, February 17, 2018 Date: Saturday, February 24, 2018 Date: March 03, 2018 Date: March 04 –...