26 Mar 2021

Bay Area National Champion Amari Jones Turns Pro April 3rd

Amari Jones, who many knew as “Fresh” in the amateurs, but is opting out of a nickname for the professional realm, and is the most recent signee to Devin Haney Promotions, as part of the exclusive stable that includes himself, Devin Haney, and Darren Cunningham III, will turn professional on

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18 Jan 2021

Notes From The Soul City Boxing Women’s Sparring Camp

We are a year removed from amateur boxing competition in the United States, and for women’s boxers, the amateur boxing scene is often the lifeblood of the sport. Enter, Otha Jones II, the co-founder of Soul City Boxing Gym, in Toledo, Ohio, a gym committed to helping at-risk youth, as

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08 Jan 2021

Amateur Boxer To Watch: Sierra Martinez

As you may know by now, Sierra Martinez is good at boxing. The 2020 USA Boxing Women’s Boxer of the Year – Sierra Martinez, has been making some noise as of late, and 2021 is starting off at a sprinter’s pace, already for the emerging fighter. Recently, the world-level amateur

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18 Dec 2020

Golovkin – Man of Mystery, Fights Tonight On DAZN

Gennady Golovkin fights tonight on DAZN, and as of yesterday looked as in-shape as ever, despite being 38-years-old, as Golovkin fights in a few hours against, Kamil Szeremeta, who despite being ranked #3 world by the IBF, as #1 and #2 lay vacant, is essentially a high-level tune-up as Szeremeta’s

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18 Dec 2020

Anthony Saldana of Supreme Boxing Needs Our Help – PLEASE READ!

Anthony Saldana, as well as his wife Cynthia Saldana, have been a staple of the L.A. boxing community. Saldana has spent countless hours helping fighters for very little if anything in return. That is the game though, that is what we’re in it for – to help these young fighters,

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27 Nov 2020

Petaluma Boxer Preps Mike Tyson For Roy Jones Comeback fight

“Magic” Mike Russell, a cruiserweight boxer out of Petaluma, California, was a decorated amateur boxer, who won a regional title in just two fights, is getting to spar one of the greatest boxers of all-time, Mike Tyson, as Tyson preps for Saturday, November 28th, clash with Roy Jones Jr. “This

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08 Sep 2020

R.I.P. Danny Gonzalez, Young Boxer Gone Far Too Soon

It is with a heavy heart ITRBoxing.com is notifying its readership that one of the marquee amateur boxers in the state of California, who turned professional in 2016 with Mayweather Promotions, Danny Gonzalez, has passed away. Gonzalez, who was a staple in the L.A. boxing scene traveled to Northern California,

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11 Jun 2020

Former World Champ Oleksandr Gvozdyk Retires

Former WBC light heavyweight world champion Oleksandr Gvozdyk called it a career yesterday. The world champion tallied 18 career fights winning an interim WBC light heavyweight title against Mehdi Amar, before stopping lineal light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson in the eleventh round, the damages Stevenson would take in this bout

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21 May 2020


Every heroic deed starts with a problem, often a problem that most have overlooked, and even worse, don’t seem to care if it gets fixed.  Soul City Boxing Gym was started by Otha Jones Jr., and his son, Roshawn Jones, as a way to keep the youth out of the

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15 May 2020

Fights Without A Crowd Could Benefit Unlikely Fighters?

We have all heard the phrase ‘don’t leave it in the gym’. What most might not know is the ability some might have in the gym, being a Mike Tyson-like figure in the gym only to be seen as a stepping stone in professional boxing looking like a shell of

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