Pro Boxing

Letter from Benny concerning Marquez/Vasquez fight

Sometimes you have to admit when someone does a better job than you and acknowledge that fact by putting their work in front of your readers so they too can benefit from a well written piece. That’s what I’m doing now. This letter was received May 23, 2010, from Benny Ricardo, former NFL kicking great, […]

Further developments in the Hector Gil tragedy

On Monday, April 12, 2010, the Vista district attorney’s office charged Mark Anthony Diaz with criminal threats, stating that more investigation was needed in order to charge the boxing trainer with murder. The local community was not only alarmed but outraged when hearing the news. Three days later, the accused killer was arraigned and formerly […]

Public’s uncensored remarks about Hector Gil tragedy

Just after 9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 7th, the beloved boxing trainer Hector Gil was shot twice in the back after finishing with the training of two young boxers at the Pacific Coast Boxing Gym at 1304 North Santa Fe Avenue in Vista, Ca. The following day, a former volunteer, who had a restraining order placed against him to stay […]

Latest developments in tragic death of boxing trainer Hector Gil

This afternoon at the same location where Hector Gil’s life was snuffed out, his dearest friends, acquaintences and relatives met to celebrate his life; each feeling an overwhelming need to cry out: “Don’t let this man’s life go unrecognized for he did a great many wonderful things for our community.”

Another classic Chris Martin victory in the 2010 Coors Light Boxing Series

Once again the Four Points by Sheraton, San Diego crowd was treated to an amazing performance by Christopher “The San Diego Kid” Martin as he successfully defended his California Super Bantamweight Title against Mexicali’s Ruben “Finito” Lopez. Lopez managed to hang in there for the first three rounds but the tide soon changed as they […]

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