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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 […]

The three career proficiency tests that will be long remembered

The three career proficiency tests that will be long remembered

October 23, 2015 No Comments

Prior to Friday night’s bout with Emmanuel Robles (13-0-1 with 3 KOs) from the Old School Boxing Gym, San Diego, Leon “The Third Generation” Spinks (11-2-1 with 7 KOs) of Huntington Beach, Calif. had visited San Diego and it’s sister city Tijuana eight times. Why? To basically secure another “W” from club fighters who currently […]

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 […]

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....

Friends and acquaintances who remind us of someone famous

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...

MMA & Muay Thai Fights schedule

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...