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Showtime’s “Knockout Kings” delivers on their promise

Showtime’s “Knockout Kings” delivers on their promise

September 15, 2012 No Comments

On Saturday night, Canelo Alvarez knocked Josesito Lopez down three times en route to a dominating fifth round technical knockout defense of his WBC Super Welterweight World title in front of a sold out crowd at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

De La Hoya ups the ante with an extra $100,000 in prize money

De La Hoya ups the ante with an extra $100,000 in prize money

September 13, 2012 No Comments

Going toe to toe against HBO’s fabulous boxing card on Saturday night will be Showtime Championship Boxing’s offering from the MGM Grand aptly named “Knockout Kings” and they’re claiming their fights will be even better because they’re going to have more fireworks. How can they miss when they’re showcasing eight boxers with a combined 206 […]

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 […]

Co-feature on Ortiz vs Lopez fight card has Humberto Soto going for his 60th win

Co-feature on Ortiz vs Lopez fight card has Humberto Soto going for his 60th win

June 20, 2012 No Comments

  Former three-time World Champion Humberto “La Zorrita” (The Crafty Little Fox) Soto is out to join a rare breed when he goes for win number 60 against the ever dangerous and hard-hitting Lucas Martin Matthysse in a battle of world-ranked super lightweights in the co-feature, Saturday, June 23 live on Showtime Championship Boxing (9 p.m. […]

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

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

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100 plus attend Raphael Ramirez’s pre-fight workout

On Monday afternoon, at the Victory MMA Gym on Midway Drive in Point Loma, close to 100 people, to...

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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...