Pro Boxing

Mares and Agbeko to meet in finals of Showtime’s Bantamweight Tournament

For years boxing promoters and TV networks have force fed boxing fans the slow moving heavyweights. It appears Showtime is out to buck that trend and on Saturday night they introduced their viewers to four outstanding boxers from the Bantamweight division in a winner take all tournament. Following in the footsteps of their highly touted […]

A difference of opinion about the amazing Amir Khan/Marcos Maidana Fight

Saturday night’s exciting fight between the gentleman from England, Amir Khan, and the so-called ruffian from Argentina, Marcos Maidana, has houses divided. Three of San Diego’s most respected boxing coaches weighed in with their opinion. A recap by the Amir Khan fan: “Right now, Khan is good enough to beat Mayweather. With Freddie Roach in […]

Julio Cesar Chavez, a life and career like no other

  At 464 West Main Street in El Cajon, CA, there’s an auto dealership bearing the name, Julio Cesar Chavez Auto Group. It wasn’t too long ago this same dealership was just hanging on, another victim of the hard times. Leave This Blank:Leave This Blank Too:Do Not Change This:Your email: 

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 […]

Local boxers dealing with their injuries

Thursday evening, November 18, at Club Nokia at L.A. Live in Los Angeles, CA., junior welterweight Carlos Molina (14-0-0) collected a hard fought eight round unanimous decision victory over John Figueroa (7-8-3), a late-substitute for David Rodela (15-3-3).  The bout headlined a six-bout “Fight Night Club” card, presented by Golden Boy Promotions. Since Figueroa had won […]

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