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Chris Martin returns to the spotlight with win #30

Chris Martin returns to the spotlight with win #30

March 27, 2017 No Comments

With welterweights Antonio “Relentless” Orozco (25-0, 16 KOs) and Giovanni “Gallo de Oro” Santillan (21-0) making headlines, our other San Diego boxing standouts have been getting overlooked. Case in point, the Chris Martin knockout victory on Thursday night, March 23, 2017 of Daniel “Twitch” Franco (15-1-3, 10 KOs) who went down to defeat for the first time.

Yearend report card on San Diego’s professional boxers

Yearend report card on San Diego’s professional boxers

January 22, 2016 No Comments

Before getting started on the ranking of local boxers there are two points we must make. 1) When organizations from the Alphabet soup rank their professional fighters, there’s always going to be a credibility issue. On what information do they base their claims? Are they relying on their win, loss record or their ability to […]

Antonio Orozco leads the way as San Diego celebrates a spectacular week of boxing

Antonio Orozco leads the way as San Diego celebrates a spectacular week of boxing

October 5, 2015 No Comments

On Saturday night, two of San Diego’s top pugilists, 27-year-old Antonio “Relentless” Orozco (23-0,15 KOs) and 27-year-old southpaw Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta (29-1-2, 16 KOs) were once again, out there on the world stage

Media Day at the House of Boxing – everyone was there but you

Media Day at the House of Boxing – everyone was there but you

April 20, 2015 No Comments

With three major fights on the horizon, San Diego’s House of Boxing, in conjunction with Golden Boy Promotions, hosted a Media Day for four of the six combatants scheduled to compete in these upcoming Mega Fights. The local and National Press came in mass to the Reo Drive location in Paradise Hills, San Diego, California […]

Blood & guts on display at latest House of Boxing show

Blood & guts on display at latest House of Boxing show

October 18, 2014 No Comments

At the close of Saturday’s USA Amateur Boxing Show at the House of Boxing came the warm and fuzzy sign-off from the show’s Master of Ceremonies, Carlos Barragan Jr.: “Well folks, “Rumble on Reo” is a wrap. Thank you all for coming out and a special thanks to all those who helped out…the USA Boxing […]

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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: Saturday, December 2, 2017 The Arena Boxing Show Location: 3350 Sports Arena Blvd. #B, Point Loma, San Diego,...

Updated Pro Boxing Schedule

Photo (above) was taken on August 17, 1989, in San Diego, on the night Tony Deluca defeated Willy Salazar by...

Mario Ramirez and Dewayne Beamon headline Friday’s boxing show in Tijuana

Cornermen’s last bell, a tribute to Ferdie Pacheco and Rafael Garcia

Once again, ex-NFL kicker, sportscaster, writer, stand-up comic, ring announcer, et cetera, etc. Benny Ricardo has written a great article....

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