Amateur Boxing

Reveling in Anaheim after Munguia gets win #38, Chavez win #1

What a fight! Born in Philadelphia, the 5′11½″ tall, extremely competitive Gabriel “King” Rosado” trained long and hard in Los Angeles with one of the best trainers of our day Freddie Roach for this battle versus Jaime Munguia. Then, throughout this 12 rounder, on more than one occasion, Rosado managed to catch Munguia with solid […]

Alvarez stops Plant in Round 11 to become the Unified Champion

Imagine, it’s 10 years down the road and these two gents are asked to fight for the same Title with one and only one stipulation: Only if they can fit into the same Wedding attire. The same tuxedos along with your wives sitting there at ringside in the very same Wedding Dress. That would be […]

National City CYAC: Inspirational Tales of people making a difference

No lie! I was once asked for my opinion of this Community Center in National City and the words came flowing out of my mouth as if I were a preacher giving testimony of the Lord. I said without hesitation: “It’s one of those environments that changes challenges into triumphs. The young people who use […]

The dreaded news of Jeanette Zacarias Zapata’s passing

On Thursday, September 2, 2021, came news that an 18-year-old, beloved female boxer by the name of Jeanette Zacarias Zapata from Villa de Puertecitos, Aguascalientes, Mexico (a victim we later discovered of 3-straight-lopsided-fights) had passed away from blows she received on the side of her head in a Montreal Boxing ring in a fight which […]

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