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Some were predicting a slow week for boxing which never happens

Some were predicting a slow week for boxing which never happens

October 30, 2016 No Comments

How about that slugfest in Puerto Rico? On Saturday night in San Juan, Puerto Rico, first there was the hotly contested bout between Juan Manuel Lopez and Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. which ended with Lopez scoring an 11th-round knockout. Then, in overtime, came Lopez’s heated exchange with Vazquez’s trainer. It all took place at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum. […]

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 […]

Robles vs Spinks tomorrow night at the Sheraton

Robles vs Spinks tomorrow night at the Sheraton

October 22, 2015 No Comments

With tomorrow night’s fight card at the Four Points By Sheraton Hotel featuring four San Diego fighters, you can imagine what it will be like for the visiting fighters as the crowd starts to turn on them, heckles a bit and then cheers wildly every time the San Diego fighter lands a punch. In boxing, it’s […]

Robles, Petrov, Shelestyuk all victorious on ESPN Friday Night Fights

Robles, Petrov, Shelestyuk all victorious on ESPN Friday Night Fights

April 3, 2015 No Comments

Hooray for our side! On Friday evening in Corona, Calif. at the Omega Products International Outside Arena unbeaten super lightweight Emmanuel Robles (13-0-1, 3 KOs) of the Old School Boxing & Fitness Center in San Diego’s college area scored a six-round unanimous decision victory over Wilberth Lopez (5-5, 1 KO) of Tucson, Arizona. Close to […]

Emmanuel Robles featured on tonight’s ESPN Friday Night Fights

Emmanuel Robles featured on tonight’s ESPN Friday Night Fights

April 2, 2015 No Comments

On Friday, April 3, 2015, San Diego’s 27 year-old Emmanuel Robles (12-0-1, 3 KOs) of the Old School Boxing & Fitness Center will be in Corona, CA at the Omega Products Outdoor Arena to face the 20 year-old Wilberth Lopez (5-4-0, 1 KO) from Tucson, Arizona. Their six round super lightweight match is scheduled to […]

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MMA & Muay Thai Fights schedule

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