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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.

San Diego/Tijuana boxing community updates

San Diego/Tijuana boxing community updates

June 24, 2016 No Comments

On June 20, 2016, came news San Diego Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and the San Diego City Council would be presenting a proclamation to the Imperial Boxing Youth Athletics San Diego in recognition of their great work with the youth in their community. The founder and head coach of this program, Ruben Gutierrez, immediately thought how […]

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 […]

Thompson Boxing comes south to promote San Diego’s finest

Thompson Boxing comes south to promote San Diego’s finest

July 31, 2014 No Comments

You could say the San Diego boxing community will have their reputation on the line come Saturday, August 16. With only one of the pro bouts not having a local fighter in it, the show has turned into a matter of pride. The representatives from our local gyms will have to prove once and for all San Diego […]

Enrique Quevedo outboxes Chris Martin to secure win #15

Enrique Quevedo outboxes Chris Martin to secure win #15

October 18, 2013 No Comments

Friday, October 18, 2013 It’s back to square one for San Diego’s Christopher Martin. On Friday night at the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, CA, Martin (27-3-3, 9 KOs) lost by an unanimous decision to Enrique “Cuate” Quevedo (15-6-1, 9 KOs) of San Pedro, CA in the evening’s eight round Main Event presented by Thompson 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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