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First of many shows at House of Boxing a huge success

First of many shows at House of Boxing a huge success

November 19, 2011 1 Comment

To quote the Barragan family, “Mission accomplished! Saturday’s boxing show “Rumble on Reo” was a huge success.” The brand new San Diego boxing gym, showcasing its first USA Amateur Boxing Show since opening their doors, was jam packed, the boxing was outstanding and the concession stand was hopping. And when you have Carlos Barragan Jr. as […]

USA Amateur Boxing Show results from Escondido

February 26, 2011 No Comments

Bout #1 featured 12 year-old Rodolfo Ortigoza of Penacho going up against 10 year-old Henry Leira of Sparta Boxing. For Liera, the age and height difference was too difficult to overcome. Ortigoza was busier and landed the heavier blows. I asked Ortigoza’s dad about the longer hairdo and he said, “We’re letting it grow so he can […]

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Results from USA Boxing Show at the Compound

January 30, 2011 No Comments

Saturday’s inaugural USA Boxing Show at The Compound in Oceanside, Ca. went off without a hitch. I’m certain the large crowd had to be impressed by the expanse of space, (11,000 square foot). Their building is so big, it reminded me of an airplane hangar. They had ample parking, seating for 250 people, delicious food, […]

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Silver Gloves Boxing Tournament results of November 13th

November 13, 2010 No Comments

After a welcoming introduction, an opening prayer and the playing of a recording of the National Anthem sung by Jordin Sparks of American Idol fame, Carlos Barragan, Jr., the National City CYAC Director and tournament host, added the whimsical remark, “Now where else can you go and have Jordin Sparks sing the National Anthem for […]

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Updated Pro Boxing Schedule

(Photo above honors three legendary boxing figures, (l to r) referee Pat Russell, boxer Tony “Bazooka” Deluca and trainer...

MMA & Muay Thai 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

October   Date: October 21st Calexico Boxing Academy Where: Crummett Park, Calexico, Calif. Date: October 28 Date: Saturday, November 4...

Boxing news from the Oct. 13th thru Oct. 15th weekend

How long before we get to see Tony Yoka vs Deontay Wilder?  In Paris, France: The 25-year-old, 240 lbs., 6’7″ tall,...

Bound Boxing Academy registers another crowd pleaser

On Friday evening, the Bound Boxing Academy on Palomar Street in Chula Vista hosted another intriguing line-up of USA Amateur...

Title of Saturday’s Muaythai show says a lot: The Proving Ground

On Saturday evening, September 23rd, 2017, Dennis Warner & In Sync Productions return to the Four Points By Sheraton...