Profiles


Bellator #201 features Ilima-Lei Macfarlane in their Main Event

On Friday, June 29, 2018, Bellator MMA returns to the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif. for Bellator 201. The fight card has San Diego-based Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (7-0) defending not only her undefeated record but her newly won flyweight crown against Columbia’s Alejandra “Azul” Lara (7-1). Macfarlane last fought on November 3, 2017, when she defeated Emily […]

Locals to be inducted into Boxing’s Hall of Fames: Morales, Garcia, Chong, Rochin & Rendon

The hot topic on March 20, 2018, was the number of our local brethren being honored with induction into the various Boxing Hall of Fames. First, you have the California Boxing Hall of Fame’s 17th Annual Honorary Ceremony at The Sportsmen’s Lodge Events Center, Studio City, Calif. on  Saturday, March 24, 2018. Renowned boxing promoter Don Fraser, […]

WBC’s New Nutrition Committee, could they be wolves in sheep’s clothing?

On Saturday, March 17, 2018, came news that the World Boxing Council, the WBC, had created this new WBC Nutrition Committee which will be working to support and instruct the boxing community. As some people quickly pointed out, something doesn’t sound right, tread lightly in regards to the person Mauricio Souliman, the President of the […]

Cornermen’s last bell, a tribute to Ferdie Pacheco and Rafael Garcia

Once again, ex-NFL kicker, sportscaster, writer, stand-up comic, ring announcer, et cetera, etc. Benny Ricardo has written a great article. This one is in tribute to two of the wonderful people he had the good fortune of knowing. One, Rafael Garcia, who grew up in Puebla, Mexico and the other, Fernand Pacheco who was born in […]

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