Profiles


Alfonso Gomez, one of The Contenders, Season 1 headliners still active, still winning

Under the topic of, “When is it time to hang up the gloves?” On July 9, 2014, there was a very interesting bout between 33 year-old Alfonso Gomez (23-6-2, 12 KOs) from Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico and 29 year-old Ed Paredes (35-3-1, 23 KOs) of Hollywood, Florida at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, […]

From the positive side of boxing – the Ashley Landa story

Too often we hear only the negative side of boxing. About the boxer who ended up in custody after beating up his estranged wife or something stupid that a boxer said about another boxer or the current riff between the CEO of Golden Boy Promotions and it’s President. The haters enjoy seeing heads roll. Well, here’s a […]

Boxing – in decline or like radiant energy in a constant flux

Do you recall all that idle talk a few years ago about the sport of Boxing being on the decline? Surely MMA, with it’s Ultimate Fighting Championships leading the way and one sold-out show after another, it would make people forget all about boxing as they did wrestling.

Two men willing to overcome any adversity

The Aymeric Riandet story You’re all of 16 years of age, and everyone from New Caledonia to Marseille, France is whispering in your ear, “You’re a can’t miss National Judo Champion soon to be World Champion. Dude, you’ve beaten everybody in your weight class and age bracket.” 

Remembering Mark Dion of San Diego’s City Boxing

Mark Alan Dion For the past two and a half years, everyone has been wondering what happened to Mark, the high-octane, pull no punches owner of City Boxing Downtown. In early 2011, Mark fell victim to the dreaded disease Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The fact someone so young, with a zest for life, could be […]

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