Matt McKinney

Yes, there were other boxing matches this weekend

  Roberto Meza loses for the first time  In a battle of unbeaten junior lightweights, it was Chicago’s Giovanni Cabrera (9-0, 2 KOs) keeping his undefeated record intact with a unanimous decision victory over one of our local favorites Roberto “Ram” Meza (8-1, 4 KOs) from right here in Temecula, Calif. Throughout their six-round bout, Cabrera showed solid boxing skills […]

Three local gunslingers back in action: Johnson, McKinney & Van Soest

What can you say about the 29-year-old, 5’9” Dashon Johnson (Boxing 22-21-3, 7 KOs, MMA 9-2, 5 KOs) from Escondido, other than it’s like this local phenom is following a movie script, a bigger-than-life, ready for the silver screen storyline, that will have viewers on the edge of their seats. Johnson recently wrote: “God is so […]

Matt McKinney claims Pacquiao vs. Mayweather fight is a done deal

On Wednesday, San Diego heavyweight boxer Matt McKinney made the following statement: “The Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight WILL be announced at the Super Bowl to the projected billion spectators world wide.” At first you had to wonder how he could be so sure of himself. Then you learn McKinney had specialized in […]

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