Hector Gil

Critique of SD Reader’s Cover Story: It’s a Tough Crowd at Vista Boxing Ring

The same way a book gets reviewed, the San Diego Reader’s cover story “It’s a Tough Crowd at Vista Boxing Ring” needs to be discussed. The featured article went to print Wednesday, August 17, one year, four months and 10 days after the tragic death of the beloved boxing trainer Hector Gil. Leave This Blank:Leave […]

We can now say what we were thinking all along: Diaz is guilty

It’s over. It took awhile (one year and 20 days) but in the end our court system triumphed. Like with Osama Bin Laden, Mark Anthony Diaz will now be punished.  The case against Diaz proceeded to jury trial on April 8. After two weeks of trial, a jury of his peers, six women and six […]

2010 Boxing accolades, International and local

Boxer of the Year honors go to two gentleman: First, Sergio Martinez (46-2-2, 25 KOs), the world middleweight champion, who first defeated Kelly Pavlik (36-1-0) on April 17 and then KO’d Paul Williams (39-1-0) on November 20th. And second, there’s no way we can ignore Juan Manuel Lopez’s achievements in 2010. Lopez (30-0-0, 27 KOs) […]

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