Profiles


Despite the unruly hair Marlen Esparza wins in her Pro debut

Golden Boy Promotions came through on a promise they made in January 2016 at the WBC Female National Convention in Tijuana, that of signing and promoting female boxers. After signing their first female boxer, 2012 Olympic flyweight bronze medalist Marlen Esparza from Houston, Texas, they set her up to win her first fight. With all the […]

What the Hell is Wrong with Amir Kahn? by Vinny “Glory Days” Lucci

Every once in awhile it’s good form to recognize your peers for their ability to write an outstanding article. Mr. Vinny Lucci has a flare for using gripping, memorable phrases to peek your interest from sentence one right through to the end of his articles. On January 26, 2017, Mr. Lucci hit another one out of […]

First Annual LATV World Class Boxing Awards

On Monday night, PAP Sports hosted the First Annual LATV Network World Class Boxing Awards. The awards ceremony, hosted by multiple Emmy Award-winning sportscaster Fernando Paramo, took place at the popular La Capital Bar & Grill on Zona Rio in Tijuana. The event, sponsored by Lucas Oil Products, Inc. was recorded to be broadcast via the […]

Boxing World mourns the loss of Don Jose “Olivaritos” Morales

Wherever a beautiful soul has been, no doubt there’s a trail of beautiful memories. Warm hearted, well-known boxing trainer/coach Jose “Olivaritos” Morales, the father of former World Champion (in four separate weight classes) Erik “El Terrible” Morales, bantamweight contender Ivan Morales and former WBO Super Flyweight World Champion Diego Morales passed on to his eternal reward early Thursday […]

WBC announces new, year-round, unannounced random drug testing

Today, May 6, 2016, the World Boxing Council (WBC) in association with the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) proudly announced the formal launching of their Clean Boxing Program (CBP). Under the CBP, the top fifteen WBC-rated boxers in each weight class will be subject to random, year-round unannounced testing for performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) and other […]

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