Abril defeats Bogere to hand him his first loss

Saturday, March 2, 2013 Tonight at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, The Joint, in Las Vegas, Nevada, with the WBA Lightweight World title on the line, the 30 year-old, defending champion Richard “El Tigre” Abril (18-3-1, 8 KO’s) of Miami, Florida, by way of Cuba, made the first defense of his title against the […]

Two exciting boxing shows just minutes from the border

Saturday, July 21, 2012, Tijuana, B. C., Mexico In the first of two major clashes, Bryan Vasquez (29-0, 15 KOs), the interim WBA super featherweight champ, defended his title with a ninth round TKO victory over veteran Jorge Lacierva (41-9-6, 27 KOs) of Mexico City at the Auditorio Muncipal in Tijuana. Being from Costa Rica […]

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has become a name dropper

Apparently, when Floyd Mayweather Jr., speaks, even the President of the United States listens. On a recent HBO Boxing feature, “Floyd Mayweather: Speaking Out,” Mayweather (42-0, 26 KOs) was introduced as “one of the most provocative athletes of our time” by author, academic and interviewing host, Michael Eric Dyson, a professor of sociology at Georgetown […]

Weigh-ins for Friday’s Solo Boxeo Boxing Card in San Diego

In the co-main event on Friday’s Solo Boxeo “Test of Courage” Boxing Card at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in San Diego, they’re featuring super bantamweights Raul Hirales Jr. of La Paz, Baja California, Mexico, going up against Charles Huerta of Paramount, CA. Charles Huerta (17-1, 10 KOs) vs. Raul Hirales Jr. (11-0-1, 7 […]

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