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Josesito Lopez: “Poor, skinny Mexican from Riverside did it!”

Josesito Lopez, surrounded by his supporters, has one arm raised by his promoter Ken Thompson (L), the other by referee Jack Reiss after defeating Victor “Vicious” Ortiz during their 12-round bout for the vacant WBC Silver Welterweight Title at the Staples Center on June 23, 2012 in Los Angeles, CA. Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Staples […]

Victor Ortiz/Josesito Lopez press conference and weigh-in

Los Angeles, CA (June 21, 2012)  On Thursday afternoon, the Ortiz/Lopez press conference took place at the Staples Center. With much at stake, the former World Champion Victor Ortiz (29-3-2, 22 KO’s), of Ventura, CA, will be taking on former NABF Champion Josesito Lopez (29-4, 17 KO’s), of Riverside, CA, for the vacant WBC Silver […]

With his win over Morales, Danny Garcia becomes Philadelphia’s 33rd World Champion

As far as dates in boxing history go, Saturday, March 24, 2012, is significant on two counts. It marks the night Danny “Swift” Garcia, the latest in a long line of Philadelphia Boxinggreats laid claimed to a world title, and second,

Showbox’s Bogere vs Contreras fight has all the glitz of a Vegas show

After watching the latest offering from Showtime’s Showbox: the New generation from the Texas Station Gambling Hall & Hotel in Las Vegas, I’m wondering if Showbox or Idi Amin might’ve had some input into the choreographing of last night’s ring entrance and subsequent fight sequences. Leave This Blank:Leave This Blank Too:Do Not Change This:Your email: 

Weekend’s only offering: Showtime’s Bogere vs Contreras

Yes, San Diego’s light middleweight sensation Chris Chatman is fighting this weekend, but, it’s at the Twin River Event Center in Lincoln, Rhode Island on Friday, and wouldn’t you know it, the bout is not being televised.  So what’s a Southern California boxing fan to do? Leave This Blank:Leave This Blank Too:Do Not Change This:Your email: 

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