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Thursday’s photo shoot of Friday night’s Fight card in San Diego

After the matchmaker did his job, nine of the ten boxers showed up promptly for the 5 p.m. weigh-in; all except for one lost sheep, Yogli Herrera (22-13-0, 15 KOs), who was traveling from San Onofre, Columbia, South America. While everyone was completing their mandatory weigh-in, Herrera’s opponent Chris Martin (20-0-2, 6 KOs) sat

Today’s Pascal-Hopkins press conference from Quebec City Hall

With Saturday’s Jean Pascal versus Bernard Hopkins fight on the horizon, I thought it best to relay some of the quotes from their press conference. Quotes from the WBC/IBO Light Heavyweight Champ, Jean Pascal: “Bernard Hopkins says the smartest guy will win. He says he is the intelligent man and I’m the idiot. After the […]

Showtime’s bantamweight tournament starts Saturday

If there’s one boxing weight class in Southern California that’s always loaded with talent, that has to be the bantamweight division (115 to 122 pounds). Saturday evening, December 11, four of the world’s most talented bantamweights are set to participate in a winner takes all, two-stage, single-elimination tournament. It all begins with two semifinal bouts […]

Joey Abell looking to put Chris Arreola’s title hopes on “Ice”

Not too long ago, Cristobal Arreola had 27 pro fights and 27 victories and was ranked as the #1 contender and arguably the most popular and exciting heavyweight to come along since Iron Mike Tyson. However, those jaunty thoughts evaporated after his title shot loss to Vitali Klitschko. Our local hero, a resident of Escondido, […]

All the makings of a great fight: Gonzalez vs. Chatman

Wednesday evening, the workers at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Mission Valley were scurrying about setting up the more than 900 chairs and large 20′ by 20′ boxing ring for the much anticipated Coors Light Boxing Series Show to be held tomorrow night. With Lester “El Cubanito” Gonzalez (11-0-1, 6 KO’s) facing Chris “The Last […]

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