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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 […]

McGregor vs Mayweather, the show of shows

McGregor vs Mayweather, the show of shows

August 27, 2017 No Comments

Some people claimed it was just going to be a repeat of the Holly Holm destruction of Rhonda Rousey even though that fight, won by Holm, ended with a leg kick. Saturday’s highly anticipated meeting between MMA fighter, Conor McGregor and Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. was further proof that the two sports are as different […]

Three local gunslingers back in action: Johnson, McKinney & Van Soest

Three local gunslingers back in action: Johnson, McKinney & Van Soest

August 3, 2017 No Comments

What can you say about the 29-year-old, 5’9” Dashon Johnson (Boxing 22-21-3, 7 KOs, MMA 9-2, 5 KOs) from Escondido, other than it’s like this local phenom is following a movie script, a bigger-than-life, ready for the silver screen storyline, that will have viewers on the edge of their seats. Johnson recently wrote: “God is so […]

On Friday, February 24th, we had choices: live boxing at Pechanga or Tijuana or watch at home

On Friday, February 24th, we had choices: live boxing at Pechanga or Tijuana or watch at home

February 24, 2017 No Comments

On Friday evening, February 24th, local boxing fans had a plethora of choices. They could have headed north for 61 miles to the Pechanga Resort & Casino to see a live Boxing show promoted by Showtime Championship Boxing and boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. or they could have simply sat at home and waited to […]

Local Boxing & MMA updates on Valentine’s Day
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Spotting a mismatch from any distance, be you a fan or the World Boxing Council

The TV announcer’s summation after watching the Jhonny Gonzalez versus Irving Berry bout of November 4, 2017:  “The WBC International...

Updated Pro Boxing Schedule

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

Ottley loses to top prospect Bohachuk at the OC Fairgrounds

Morales, Klitschko, Wright headed to the Hall of Fame

On December 5, 2017, the International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum at 1 Hall of Fame Drive in...

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: December 5-9, 2017 Date: Friday, December 15, 2017   Standard requirements for boxing gyms hosting a sanctioned USA...