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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 […]

Media Day at the House of Boxing – everyone was there but you

Media Day at the House of Boxing – everyone was there but you

April 20, 2015 No Comments

With three major fights on the horizon, San Diego’s House of Boxing, in conjunction with Golden Boy Promotions, hosted a Media Day for four of the six combatants scheduled to compete in these upcoming Mega Fights. The local and National Press came in mass to the Reo Drive location in Paradise Hills, San Diego, California […]

Local fighters, Gesta & Robles victorious on the road

Local fighters, Gesta & Robles victorious on the road

July 18, 2014 No Comments

One of the most dangerous propositions for a prizefighter is to take a fight on the road in your opponent’s backyard. Regardless of what anyone is going to say, the local fighter is always going to get the benefit of the doubt in every round, in every close decision.

Back in the saddle, Mercito Gesta is raring to go

Back in the saddle, Mercito Gesta is raring to go

April 9, 2014 No Comments

April 9, 2014 Thursday, April 10th, at 2:00 p.m. the 14 boxers scheduled to fight on the Friday, April 11, 2014 Boxing Card at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, the latest installment of “Ringside at Del Mar”, will weigh in at the Plaza Bonita Mall at O’s American Kitchen (east side of mall), 3030 Plaza Bonita Rd., National City, […]

Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta’s meet and greet on Saturday

Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta’s meet and greet on Saturday

April 4, 2014 No Comments

April 5, 2014 Saturday, if you’re in the Miramar area, stop by the CMAC BPS Gym, 9400 Activity Road, Suite G, San Diego, CA, 92126. Why? Everyone is invited to Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta and Anecito “DonDon” Gesta Jr.’s free barbecue and public workout from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. 

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