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

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

November 16, 2017 No Comments

Once again, ex-NFL kicker, sportscaster, writer, stand-up comic, ring announcer, et cetera, etc. Benny Ricardo has written a great article. This one is in tribute to two of the wonderful people he had the good fortune of knowing. One, Rafael Garcia, who grew up in Puebla, Mexico and the other, Fernand Pacheco who was born in […]

Boxing receives another Black Eye, which has become the norm

Boxing receives another Black Eye, which has become the norm

September 17, 2017 No Comments

Excuse the simplistic headline in regards to the Gennady Golovkin vs Saul “Canelo” Alvarez Pay-per-View bout of Saturday, September 16th. Nowadays, it’s more likely you’ll see one of those oh-my-gosh, fake headlines, than the real truth. Truth is – the headline from Saturday’s Main Event at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas should read: Boxing […]

Could the Kiwi Parker become the next World Heavyweight Champ?

Could the Kiwi Parker become the next World Heavyweight Champ?

February 23, 2015 No Comments

Another “Letter from Benny” comes our way, Monday, February 23, 2015. Off and on, Benny Ricardo, the CBS broadcaster, standup comic, burnt-out NFL field goal kicker and writer has often been a contributor to SportofBoxing.com offering his insights into the world of boxing, the sweet science. Ricardo: “If you will recall, on July 5, 2012 […]

Letter from Benny: mourns loss of dear friend Robin Williams

Letter from Benny: mourns loss of dear friend Robin Williams

August 11, 2014 No Comments

Received August 11, 2014 via iPhone from Ring Announcer, TV & Radio color commentator, Stand-up Comedian, Ex-NFL Kicker, Benny Ricardo: “Tonight, I grieve the loss of my friend and comedy mentor Robin Williams. It was so strange as last night on my flight back from Chicago, I was in such a deep sleep, I didn’t […]

Friday night fights to honor Tony “Bazooka” De Luca plus recent Hall of Fame Inductees

Friday night fights to honor Tony “Bazooka” De Luca plus recent Hall of Fame Inductees

November 1, 2012 4 Comments

Tony “Bazooka” DeLuca (7-08-62 to 10-20-12) Anybody can write about the fun stuff, the congratulatory mention of a victory, or the blow by blow break down of a fight. It’s the painful recounting of a lost friend that’s the most difficult to do and Tony De Luca was everybody’s friend.

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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...

Updated Pro Boxing Schedule

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

Updates on Tijuana Boxing Commission, Promoters & the Box Rec impasse

Ongoing dispute between the Tijuana Boxing Promoters and Box Rec The question being proposed to the owners of Box...

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

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Bout of the Night, Valdovinos vs Castaneda, at the latest Borizteca Boxing show

On Friday evening at the Salon Mezzanine Hall in Tijuana, unquestionably the Bout of the Night on the 13-bout Borizteca...

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