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Josesito Lopez: “Poor, skinny Mexican from Riverside did it!”

Josesito Lopez: “Poor, skinny Mexican from Riverside did it!”

June 23, 2012 No Comments

Josesito Lopez, surrounded by his supporters, has one arm raised by his promoter Ken Thompson (L), the other by referee Jack Reiss after defeating Victor “Vicious” Ortiz during their 12-round bout for the vacant WBC Silver Welterweight Title at the Staples Center on June 23, 2012 in Los Angeles, CA. Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Staples […]

Victor Ortiz/Josesito Lopez press conference and weigh-in

Victor Ortiz/Josesito Lopez press conference and weigh-in

June 22, 2012 No Comments

Los Angeles, CA (June 21, 2012)  On Thursday afternoon, the Ortiz/Lopez press conference took place at the Staples Center. With much at stake, the former World Champion Victor Ortiz (29-3-2, 22 KO’s), of Ventura, CA, will be taking on former NABF Champion Josesito Lopez (29-4, 17 KO’s), of Riverside, CA, for the vacant WBC Silver […]

With his win over Morales, Danny Garcia becomes Philadelphia’s 33rd World Champion

With his win over Morales, Danny Garcia becomes Philadelphia’s 33rd World Champion

March 24, 2012 No Comments

As far as dates in boxing history go, Saturday, March 24, 2012, is significant on two counts. It marks the night Danny “Swift” Garcia, the latest in a long line of Philadelphia Boxinggreats laid claimed to a world title, and second,

Showbox’s Bogere vs Contreras fight has all the glitz of a Vegas show
Weekend’s only offering: Showtime’s Bogere vs Contreras

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...