Amateur Boxing

National City CYAC: Inspirational Tales of people making a difference

No lie! I was once asked for my opinion of this Community Center in National City and the words came flowing out of my mouth as if I were a preacher giving testimony of the Lord. I said without hesitation: “It’s one of those environments that changes challenges into triumphs. The young people who use […]

The dreaded news of Jeanette Zacarias Zapata’s passing

On Thursday, September 2, 2021, came news that an 18-year-old, beloved female boxer by the name of Jeanette Zacarias Zapata from Villa de Puertecitos, Aguascalientes, Mexico (a victim we later discovered of 3-straight-lopsided-fights) had passed away from blows she received on the side of her head in a Montreal Boxing ring in a fight which […]

Pan American Games Gold Medalist Julius Ballo

Returning from Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico is the Bomber Squad Boxing Academy’s world travelers, head trainer Berlin Kerney IV, standout boxer Jonny Mansour, this year’s Pan American Games Top Qualifier Julius Ballo plus Julius Ballo’s oh so proud father Jack Ballo. After USA Amateur Boxer Julius Ballo’s latest accomplishment at this year’s 2021 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, the 18-year-old […]

Chula Vista Boxing Gym closes, Covid 19 Fatality

Along came the Corona Virus with its many added restrictions, requirements and finally a demand from the State of California to have all Boxing gyms close their doors until further notice. Epilogue to the now defunct CVB gym The Chula Vista Boxing Club’s final day has now come and gone. Friends and family came early […]

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