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01 Jan 2019

Northern (and Central) California Fighter of the Year: Jose Ramirez

With the retirement of Andre Ward, the biggest fights in California taking place in Northern and Central California take place with WBC super lightweight world champion Jose Ramirez. Ramirez, who has spent the majority of his career fighting in Fresno, CA, a short drive from his hometown of Avenal, Ca,

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22 Dec 2017

The 2017 Fighter of the Year: Vasyl Lomachenko

Vasyl Lomachenko took the next step towards becoming an all-time great by making two world champions and one of the nastiest gatekeepers in the sport of boxing retire on their stool in 2017. Lomachenko started his year off by utterly outclassing world champion Jason Sosa, who had solid title defenses and

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22 Dec 2017

Northern (and Central) California fighter of the year: Jose Ramirez

Jose Ramirez can sell a lot of tickets and when you do that astute fight fans will become impatient to see just how good the fighter is or even worse assume the fighter is being protected, because of their profit margin for the promoter. Ramirez, who has been selling out

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26 Dec 2016

Northern California Fighter of the Year: Ryan “The Rhino” Bourland

Northern California fighter of the year: Ryan Bourland Ryan “The Rhino” Bourland bounced back from his lone career loss last year to Israel Duffus with a solid 2016. Bourland fought three times on the regional Northern California circuit and ended his run by picking up a regional title from the

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26 Dec 2016

Fighter of the Year 2016: Carl Frampton

Carl Frampton had a decent, but not noteworthy 2015 as it appeared the super bantamweight was either not what he was cracked up to be or outgrew the 122 lbs. weight class. In 2016, we as fight fans learned that it was the later as Frampton put together two stellar

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