Pro Boxing


Chris Arreola gives himself a C grade after lackluster performance against Manuel Quezada

Quick recap of ESPN2’s Friday Night Fight: Unlike the challenging matches we often see in the lower weight classes, the 12 round heavyweight bout between Chris Arreola and Manuel Quezada was nondescript for the entire first eight rounds with Arreola landing blows and Quezada playing the part of an obliging punching bag. Then a surprising […]

Chris Arreola back in action, plus other local boxers scheduled

Tonight we’ll see Heavyweight contenders Chris Arreola (28-2, 25 KO’s) of Escondido, Ca. and Manuel Quezada (29-5-0, 18 KO’s) of Oxnard, Ca. facing off in a 10 round bout at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario. In the co-feature, Riverside’s Josesito Lopez (26-3, 15 KO’s) will take on Marvin Cordova (21-1-1, 11 KO’s) of […]

Carlos Palomino crosses over to MMA for ‘War on the Mainland’ PPV show

Local Hall of Fame boxer Carlos Palomino, WBC Welterweight Champion from 1976-1979, has crossed over to mixed martial arts as an Executive Officer for Powerhouse World Promotions, which presents Saturday night’s “War on the Mainland” Pay-Per-View event, showcasing three Powerhouse World Promotions (PWP) title fights, live from Bren Events Center in Irvine, CA. In the […]

The decided underdog? Chris Martin takes Chris Avalos to school

After tuning in to watch Showtime’s Showbox, the next Generation, I thought perhaps I had been placed in some weird time warp as I listened to the announcers preview the upcoming bout between bantamweights Chris Martin of Chula Vista, CA and Chris Avalos of Lancaster, CA. All three announcers, Curt Menefee, he’s great on Fox […]

Preview: Chris Avalos vs Chris Martin Fight, Friday on Show Box

Friday night we get to see if one of our local boxers, the California bantamweight champion, Chris “S.D. Kid” Martin (18-0-2, 5 KO’s) of Chula Vista is ready for the world stage when he goes up against the highly touted Chris Avalos, the current NABO bantamweight champion, who is 16-0-0, with 13 KO’s and making […]

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