Sugar Ray Leonard

Alfonso Gomez, one of The Contenders, Season 1 headliners still active, still winning

Under the topic of, “When is it time to hang up the gloves?” On July 9, 2014, there was a very interesting bout between 33 year-old Alfonso Gomez (23-6-2, 12 KOs) from Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico and 29 year-old Ed Paredes (35-3-1, 23 KOs) of Hollywood, Florida at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, […]

Hector Camacho’s life was so chaotic it almost defies description

On Saturday, November 24, 2012, at the Central Medical Administration Building in Puerto Rico, the doctors attending Hector Camacho removed him from life support after receiving the okay from his family. The former boxing champion never regained consciousness after at least one gunman crept up to his friend’s car in a darkened parking lot and […]

Opinion: Officials forced to give Craig McEwan the nod over Danny Perez

Friday evening at the Pechanga Resort and Casino, Sugar Ray Leonard was among the capacity crowd that witnessed what it’s like for a boxer like Danny Perez (34-8, 17 KO’s) to lose by majority decision when you were clearly the more effective boxer. All Leonard or anybody had to do was look up at the battered […]

Latest Boxing news out of San Diego

Friday, July 31, 2009, area boxers were competing at the beautiful Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula. The Fight Card, presented by Gary Shaw Productions and Ringside Ticket, Inc. in conjunction with Showtime’s Showbox: the New Generation, had several familiar faces on hand.  Antonio Tarver, the former light-heavyweight champ and only boxer to twice defeat future […]

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