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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27 Nov 2017

Contender “Tino” Avila returns Thursday on the east coast

Former regional titleholder Manuel “Tino” Avila will return on Thursday, November 30th at MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, Maryland against Raul Hidalgo. Avila, who now trains at FightKore International in Martinez, CA, is looking to return from his first career loss against Joesph Diaz Jr last May. Avila was supposed to return on

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17 Oct 2017

Top Northern California Pro Boxers training in Martinez, CA gym

Undefeated super featherweight Andy Vences, who is currently the WBC Continentals Americas champion and featherweight Manuel “Tino” Avila are the highest ranked homegrown active Northern California fighters and now train at the same gym, FightKore International in Martinez, CA. Vences, who fights November 11th in Fresno, CA on a card

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22 Sep 2017

Weights from Inglewood, CA, Tino Avila and co-main event scrapped

In a bizarre series of events, the seemingly ill-fated Golden Boy show September 23rd taking place at the Fabulous Forum in Inglewood, CA, saw two fights fall through sliming the card down to a mere five bouts The co-main event between junior welterweight Antonio Orozco and Roberto Ortiz was canceled when

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21 Sep 2017

Jorge Linares vs Luke Campbell Final Press Conference Quotes

Jorge “El Niño de Oro” Linares (42-3, 27 KOs) and Luke Campbell (17-1, 14 KOs) hosted their final press conference today ahead of their 12-round fight for Linares’ WBA, WBC Diamond and Ring Magazine Lightweight World Titles. The event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 23 at the “Fabulous” Forum in Inglewood, Calif., and will be televised

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21 Sep 2017

Jorge Linares vs Luke Campbell Media Day Workout

Jorge “El Niño de Oro” Linares (42-3, 27 KOs) and Luke Campbell (17-1, 14 KOs) hosted a media workout today in Los Angeles ahead of their 12-round fight for Linares’ WBA, WBC Diamond and Ring Magazine Lightweight World Titles. The event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 23 at the

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