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Getting you caught up on the latest & greatest in the fighting sports

Getting you caught up on the latest & greatest in the fighting sports

May 4, 2017 No Comments

Friday, May 19, 2017 Once again we have the undefeated, 25-year-old welterweight Giovanni “Gallo de Oro” Santillan (21-0, 11 KOs) in the Main Event of another Thompson Boxing Promotions Show at the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. In his sixth year as a professional boxer, Santillan, a boxing/fitness instructor at the Art of Eight Fitness and Training Center here in […]

Chavez Jr. vs Fonfara fight turns out to be a mismatch

Chavez Jr. vs Fonfara fight turns out to be a mismatch

April 19, 2015 No Comments

On Saturday night, April 18, 2015, at the Stub Hub Center in Carson, California, the 29 year-old Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.was knocked off his feet for the first time in the ninth round of his 51st professional fight, a WBC light heavyweight title fight. Between rounds, the dreaded decision was made to throw in the towel, […]

Martinez proved a good Middleweight can indeed defeat a good Cruiserweight

Martinez proved a good Middleweight can indeed defeat a good Cruiserweight

September 15, 2012 2 Comments

For 11 rounds, Sergio Martinez (50-2-2, 28 KOs) gave previously unbeaten WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (46-1-1, 32 KOs) a boxing lesson. The light middleweight who currently resides in Oxnard, CA, weighed in the range of 155 to 160 pounds. His strategy involved circling to the right of the bigger man, moving away from […]

Undercard of the Chavez Jr. vs Martinez mega fight

Undercard of the Chavez Jr. vs Martinez mega fight

September 13, 2012 No Comments

When I first saw the names and then the photo, I thought this has to be a list or perhaps a meeting of all the top boxers that have bouts coming up on HBO or Showtime. But it isn’t. It’s actually a photo of the boxers on the undercard of Saturday night’s Pay-per-view championship bout. […]

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 […]

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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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