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Three local fighters featured on Thompson Boxing Promotions’ fight card

The Main Event on Friday evening, July 21st, with its redemption theme, features a pair of outstanding boxers looking to rebound off recent losses. “It’s ‘New Blood’ and it’s a fight between two guys who just lost in their last outing,” said Alex Camponovo, the General Manager and matchmaker for Thompson Boxing Promotions, a well-respected boxing […]

Youngster comes of age, Saul “Bebe” Hernandez upsets Isaac Zarate

On Friday evening, September 23rd, the Borizteca Boxing Management Group returned to the Salon Mezzanine in Tijuana for another U. S. versus Mexico border war and as you might expect from a 10 bout fight card, it featured more than a few surprising developments. In the 8-round Main Event, featherweight Isaac Zarate (12-1-2) of Los […]

Polite, humble, Giovani Santillan, new breed of professional boxers

For sure, boxing promoters love it when you have the swagger of a Mike Tyson, Floyd Mayweather Jr. or Adrien Broner; the more outlandish you are, the easier it is for them to sell tickets to your fights. Being controversial adds to the mystique; it’s the icing on the money-maker’s cake.

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