Luis Enriquez

First of many shows at House of Boxing a huge success

To quote the Barragan family, “Mission accomplished! Saturday’s boxing show “Rumble on Reo” was a huge success.” The brand new San Diego boxing gym, showcasing its first USA Amateur Boxing Show since opening their doors, was jam packed, the boxing was outstanding and the concession stand was hopping. And when you have Carlos Barragan Jr. as […]

USA Amateur Boxing Show results from Escondido

Bout #1 featured 12 year-old Rodolfo Ortigoza of Penacho going up against 10 year-old Henry Leira of Sparta Boxing. For Liera, the age and height difference was too difficult to overcome. Ortigoza was busier and landed the heavier blows. I asked Ortigoza’s dad about the longer hairdo and he said, “We’re letting it grow so he can […]

Results from USA Boxing Show at the Compound

Saturday’s inaugural USA Boxing Show at The Compound in Oceanside, Ca. went off without a hitch. I’m certain the large crowd had to be impressed by the expanse of space, (11,000 square foot). Their building is so big, it reminded me of an airplane hangar. They had ample parking, seating for 250 people, delicious food, […]

Silver Gloves Boxing Tournament results of November 13th

After a welcoming introduction, an opening prayer and the playing of a recording of the National Anthem sung by Jordin Sparks of American Idol fame, Carlos Barragan, Jr., the National City CYAC Director and tournament host, added the whimsical remark, “Now where else can you go and have Jordin Sparks sing the National Anthem for […]

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