Hall of Fame

California Boxing Hall of Fame Induction October 20, 2018

In their first meeting Carbajal knocked Gonzalez out with a left hook to the chin with just one second remaining in the 7th round. At the time Carbajal was trailing on all three scorecards after being knocked off his feet twice. Then came Gonzalez’s revenge on February 19, 1994 when Gonzalez won by a split decision […]

Erik Morales, Vitali Klitschko, Winky Wright headed to the Hall of Fame

On December 5, 2017, the International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum at 1 Hall of Fame Drive in Canastota, NY. announced the members of their 2018 Induction Class. Inductees will include three boxers who all enter the Hall in their first year of eligibility; heavyweight Champion Vitali “Dr. Ironfist” Klitschko, four-division World Champ Erik “El Terrible” Morales and light […]

He will be missed, Grand Master Bob Chaney, February 2, 1943 – March 27, 2016

On Easter Sunday, at their home in Murrieta, Calif., the 73-year-old Mixed Martial Arts Grand Master Bob Chaney passed away peacefully while resting on the couch. Over the last several months, he had been dealing with a somewhat rare heart ailment. In consideration for relatives and friends from all over the planet who wanted to […]

Basketball star Bill Walton, he’s a fighter too

Tomorrow night, Monday, March 28 at 7:00 p.m., Warwick’s Books and Words Alive are presenting Bill Walton, the award-winning broadcaster, former NBA MVP and Hall of Fame basketball player at The Sherwood Auditorium, 700 Prospect Street, La Jolla. He’ll be there to discuss and sign his new book: Back From the Dead. The price of […]

The “What if fight of 1984” David Gutierrez vs Mark Breland

Back in 1984, in the semifinals of the Olympic Trials held in Fort Worth, Texas, Mark Breland won a controversial points decision victory over David Gutierrez of San Diego. In the match, the much shorter Gutierrez had gotten inside Breland’s defenses and continued to work over Breland’s midsection.

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