Pro Boxing

Gesta over Meza, it wasn’t even close

Friday night in Tampa, Florida at the A La Carte Pavillion, undefeated Filipino lightweight Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta (18-0-1, 8 KOs) who now calls San Diego his home, won by TKO over Oscar “El Estudiante” Meza (19-4, 17 KOs) after Meza failed to come out for round five. Once again, the 22 year-old sensation who […]

Time for a new division, the Super-Heavyweights

Pre-fight most boxing fans were claiming the Vitali Klitschko versus Albert Sosnowski match had no real appeal and as it turns out, they were right. Once again, one of the Klitschko brothers dominated the lighter and shorter foe. Vitali Klitschko did what he needed to do. He kept Sosnowski at a distance, and then systematically […]

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 […]

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