06 Jul 2019

Keith Thurman – Does He Still Love Boxing and Will Manny Pacquiao Fight Define His Career?

Keith Thurman is ready and gives no F’s. “I trained for my last fight at L.A. Fitness by myself…” said Keith Thurman, at the initial press conference to announce his July 20th clash with future hall-of-famer Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, seen worldwide on pay-per-view.

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05 Jul 2019

Vergil Ortiz Jr., The Star Comes Home

Vergil Ortiz Jr. was once an unassuming prospect fighting in the first or second bout of the evening on Golden Boy Promotion cards. I first saw him the day before Canelo fought Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on an undercard bout that Yuriorkis Gamboa get stopped by Robinson Castellanos in the

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26 Jun 2019

DEMETRIUS ANDRADE LOOKS TO PROVE THE WORLD WRONG

WBO middleweight world champion Demetrius Andrade is one of the best boxers to come out of USA Boxing in the past 20 years, and that being said, you might not find a boxer who has been slandered by the press and promoters more than Andrade. This Saturday, Andrade makes homecoming

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25 Jun 2019

The Lesser Known Star: Ruben Rodriguez looks to fit the bill of gym lore

Super lightweight Ruben Rodriguez’s story is largely unknown, shoot even I won’t inform you much beyond what I know, secondhand since I didn’t get in contact with him for this. Rodriguez, who fights on his fourth Top Rank show this Friday at the Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula, California, which

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24 Jun 2019

Boxing returns to Sacramento, Saturday, featuring Pedro Moreno and Arnold Dinong

Super lightweight undefeated Pedro Moreno of Sacramento, Ca, who trains with Marcus Caballero in South Sacramento, will face one-loss pro, Gilberto Espinoza in an eight-round main event from the Omega Product International in Sacramento, CA on Saturday, June 29th. Also on the card, featherweight Arnold Dinong who trains with Mike

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13 Jun 2019

Tyson Fury, The Atypical Heavyweight Star

When you think of heavyweight boxing, you often think of menacing power punchers like Mike Tyson or Joe Frazier, legendary fighters like Rocky Marciano and Evander Hollyfield, or iconic figures of change like Muhammad Ali and Joe Louis. Meet Tyson Fury, an outgoing heavyweight boxer, who defies conventional motifs of

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13 Jun 2019

Andy Vences looks to be a contender after Saturday’s bout on ESPN2

Andy “El Tiburon” Vences (22-0-1 14KOs) of San Jose, California is looking to make the third defense of his WBC Continental Americas super featherweight title on Saturday, June 15th at MGM Grand Garden Arena against Albert Bell (14-0 5KOs) of Toledo, Ohio, which will air at approximately 5:20 PM PST on ESPN2.  Vences, a solid amateur who never could quite get

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06 Jun 2019

Local prospects Malikai Johnson, Ivan Vergara face each other, August 2nd in Sac

Unbeaten featherweights Malikai Johnson (4-0-1 3KOs) of Sacramento, Ca, and Ivan Vergara (8-0 2KOs) of Fairfield, Ca will put their undefeated records on the line early in their career in a terrific six-round club fight at the DoubleTree in Sacramento, CA, across from the Arden Fair Mall, promoted by Uppercut

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06 Jun 2019

Toscano Boxing Promotions returns August 3rd in Stockton, Ca

Toscano Boxing Promotions will return for their third boxing show on Saturday, August 3rd at the Stockton Civic Auditorium headlined by Jose Iniguez in an eight-round bout against Federico Jesus Benjamin Malespina. Iniguez won his first three fights in the wrong corner against pro debuters. Iniguez would get a six-round

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06 Jun 2019

Thompson Boxing heads to Sacramento, CA on June 29th

Thompson Boxing will return for the third year in a row to the Omega Products International in Sacramento, Ca, on June 29th, and broadcast on Thompson Boxing’s Facebook page. The card which has now bout order as of yet will feature the following fighters including Thompson Boxing’s welterweight Luis Lopez

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