Ray Beltran scratched and clawed and spent nearly 19 years as a pro boxer before earning his first world title. He outpointed Paulus Moses on Feb. 16 in Reno, Nevada, to win the vacant WBO lightweight title, a lifelong dream finally fulfilled. A native of Los Mochis, Mexico, Beltran is now a
Ray Beltran and Isaac “Royal Storm” Dogboe will head to the desert on Aug. 25 for their first title defenses. In the main event at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona, Beltran, who resides in nearby Phoenix, will defend the WBO lightweight title against Jose “Sniper” Pedraza, a former junior lightweight world
Michelle Rosado’s Raging Babe has built a reputation for quality, sold out events across the country, and she returns to Tucson’s Casino Del Sol on Saturday evening, July 21, with Guerra De Gallos, a fight card that is quickly living up to its name. The scheduled eight-round main event features a hometown battle between two fighters who have earned their stripes fighting tough competition
Undefeated super bantamweight contender Carlos Castro has signed a multi-year promotional agreement with Top Rank, Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum announced today. Castro, a 24-year-old resident of Phoenix, Arizona, has a record of 20-0 with nine knockouts and is the current WBC USNBC super bantamweight champion. “I am very
Tulare, California’s super welterweight “El Chapulin” Daniel Valdivia (11-0 9KOs) continued his winning ways at the Fox Theater in Phoenix, Arizona as he stopped Miguel Munguia (31-34-1 25KOs) in the first round of their bout. Valdivia dominated the bout never giving his foe a chance. The fight was stopped upon the
Venue: US Airway Center in Phoenix, AZ Promoter: Top Rank Jose Benavidez, Jr. 139 vs. Jorge Paez, Jr. 140 (WBA interim super lightweight title) Antonio Orozco 141 vs. Emmanuel Taylor 141 Trevor McCumby 176 vs. Fabiano Pena 175 Abel Ramos 141 lbs vs. Angel Martinez 141 Carlos Castro 123 vs.
PHOENIX, AZ (April 30, 2015) — Phoenix’s favorite son is coming home — to defend his world title. Undefeated World Boxing Association (WBA) interim super lightweight world champion JOSE BENAVIDEZ, JR.will be making his first title defense, against Mexican buzz saw JORGE “Maromerito” PAEZ, JR., Saturday, May 15 at US Airways