01 Jan 2018

Northern California Fight of the Year: Eddie Diaz vs. Luis Garcia II

Northern and Central California fight of the year – Eddie Diaz vs. Luis Garcia II In a rematch that was put on by local Northern California promoter Mike Bazan, Luis Garcia and Eddie Diaz did battle over all eight rounds of a regional title fight in a bout that was

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30 Dec 2017

Northern California KO of the Year: Alberto Torres KOs Adam Fiel

Featherweight Alberto Torres was undefeated veteran southpaw known for good sparring in the area, but not known for amateur accolades. Adam Fiel was a well-touted amateur, who looked be trending in a positive direction. In early 2017 the two meet for the Square Warriors featherweight title in Pleasanton, Ca. What ensued

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28 Dec 2017

Cutman of the year: Phil Mondello

Cutman of the Year: Phil Mondello A fight this year didn’t stand-out with a bad cut that could have impacted the fight. We didn’t have a definitive and easy choice in which a corner man stepped in and saved the bout for the fighter as they stopped a dramatic cut.

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27 Dec 2017

Amateur Boxer of the Year: Marc Castro

Amateur Boxer of the Year: Marc Castro In a year in amateur boxing in which most of the stars of the Team USA boxing turned pro the year prior amateur boxing saw a wave of new faces emerge as the new contenders look to make a stake for the 2020

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26 Dec 2017

Prospect of the Year: Ryan Garcia

Prospect of the Year – Ryan Garcia Golden Boy Promotions might be in rough shape outside of Canelo Alvarez with a series of talented fighters who are not necessarily drawn compiling the roster, but that might have changed with Ryan Garcia. The young 19-year-old is already 13-0 with 12 KOs

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24 Dec 2017

Round of the Year: Anthony Joshua vs. Wladimir Klitschko, Round 5

Round of the Year – Round 5, Klitschko vs Joshua In what was Anthony Joshua crowning moment as a heavyweight boxer was not without a fright as Wladimir Klitschko sent Joshua to the canvas in the fifth round that deafened a sold-out crowd at Wembley Stadium. Joshua, a charismatic British

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05 Dec 2017

Victor Conte helps elite boxers in San Carlos, CA

Victor Conte is a name that is well-known in sports, but often the context of the individual isn’t explained or humanized. From scientific nutrition, BALCO era and much more, it is more often then not people tend to overgeneralize, what is Conte’s career has been or even worse discredit it

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02 Sep 2017

Caleb Plant Big Hit at Sunrise Children’s Hospital Visit

Unbeaten super-middleweight contender (WBA #7 and IBF #11), Caleb “Sweethands” Plant (15-0, 10 KOs), was a big hit at the Sunrise Children’s Hospital in Las Vegas yesterday as he visited kids dealing with medical conditions.  The visit was in honor of his daughter Alia, who passed away from an unknown medical condition at 19-months old, back in January

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25 Aug 2017

Tickets on sale NOW for Oscar Valdez / Zurdo Ramirez Tuscon Title Fights

TUCSON, AZ (August 24, 2017) — Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) world champions ÓSCAR VALDEZ and GILBERTO “Zurdo” RAMIREZ will headline and exciting world championship event on Friday, September 22, at Tucson Arena (260 South Church Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701.) Valdez (22-0, 19 KOs), a two-time Mexican Olympian with strong

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17 Aug 2017

LaManna and Sosa Chime in for this Saturday’s WBC Silver Latino Welterweight title bout at The Clardige in Atlantic City

Atlantic City, NJ (August 16, 2017)–This Saturday night, Thomas LaManna will take on George Sosa in a ten-round bout for the WBC Silver Latino Welterweight bout that will headline a big 11 bout card at what is expected to be a sold out Calridge Hotel in Atlantic City. The show, promoted by Rising Promotions, is the 9th card

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