04 Apr 2023

Boxing Schedule: Shakur, ShoBox, ‘Bam’ and Inferno…

Want more columns like this subscribe to my newsletter here. Shakur is Now A Lightweight The best fight of the week or most notable one will see two-division world champion, Shakur Stevenson taking on Japan’s Shuichiro Yoshino, with the WBC lightweight #1 contender spot on the line. Stevenson is trending

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30 Mar 2023

Kevin Montano Featured OFF-TV For April 7th, ShoBox Card

Sampson Boxing and Paco Presents Boxing are bringing televised boxing back to Northern California, as ShoBox: The Next Generation will be broadcast live for the first time at Cache Creek Casino Resort in Brooks, California, on Friday, April 7, with only a few tickets left, so buy your tickets now! 

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13 Mar 2023

Showtime Boxing Returns To Nor-Cal, April 7th

Sampson Boxing and Paco Presents Boxing are bringing televised boxing back to Northern California, as ShoBox: The Next Generation will be broadcast live for the first time at Cache Creek Casino Resort in Brooks, California, on Friday, April 7.  Though the entire card will be announced soon, local Fairfield, California,

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10 Jul 2019

Manuel “Tino” Avila returns Saturday in Carson, Ca, with a lot to prove

The pride of Fairfield, California, Manuel “Tino” Avila (23-1-1 8KOs) looks to make a statement heading into his upcoming July 13th bout against blue-chip prospect Joet Gonzalez (22-0 13KOs), which will take place at the Dignity Health Sports Center in Carson, CA, broadcast nationwide on the streaming service platform, DAZN.

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05 Jun 2019

Manuel “Tino” Avila vs. Joet Gonzalez in the works for July 13th, Golden Boy card

Featherweight Manuel “Tino” Avila of Fairfield, California will make his return to the ring against Joet Gonzalez of Los Angeles, California, which will end up on the Golden Boy Promotions card headlined by WBC super bantamweight champion Rey Vargas looking to make the fifth defense of his world title against

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21 Mar 2019

Rodriguez upsets Gesta, Blair Cobbs wins title – Avila gets a draw

Super lightweight Juan Rodriguez (30-7, 26 KOs), promoted by Northern California promoter, Paco Damian, pulled off a massive upset in stopping Mercito Gesta (32-3-2, 17 KOs) in the ninth round on Thursday night at the Avalon in Hollywood, California on the Golden Boy main event. The bout was competitive the

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18 Mar 2019

Manuel “Tino” Avila returns Thursday on DAZN in Hollywood, CA

        Photo: Lukie Ketelle / TRI Sport Agency Fairfield, CA’s Manuel “Tino” Avila (23-1 8KOs) is ready to return after a nearly sixteen-month hiatus from the ring as he faces former world title challenger Jose Santos Gonzalez (23-7 13KOs) at the inaugural Thursday Night Fight Series promoted by Golden Boy Promotions at

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14 Mar 2019

Manuel “Tino” Avila returns March 21st in Hollywood, Ca

Manuel “Tino” Avila (23-1, 8 KOs) of Fairfield, Calif. will return in an eight-round featherweight fight against Jose Gonzalez (23-7, 13 KOs) of Guadalajara, Mexico. Avila, who trains with Sean Sharkey at FightKore International in Martinez, Ca, will be returning after a sixteen-month layoff after injuring himself against Diuhl Olguin

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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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30 Nov 2017

Manuel “Tino” Avila wins on Golden Boy undercard

Fairfield, California’s Manuel “Tino” Avila (23-1, 8 KOs) picked up a unanimous decision win over late notice opponent Diuhl Olguin (11-9-2, 9 KOs) of Guadalajara, Mexico. Though Avila hurt his left hand during the latter part of the fight, he remained victorious with scores of 77-75, 78-74 and 78-74.   After the fight Avila had

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