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Featherweight boxer Jorge “Tito” Ruiz, who originally trained with Sergio Melendrez when the Alliance Training Center was located on 3rd Avenue in Chula Vista, Calif., is now on what you would call the comeback trail. He’s living in Gilbert, Arizona and training at the EOS Gym/Physical Fitness Center. Ruiz returned to the ring on Feb. […]

Athletes from the fighting sports who put San Diego on the map: Paul Vaden

Now 52 years of age, Paul “The Ultimate” Vaden has no intention of slowing down. On Friday afternoon Vaden and some friends celebrated his latest accolade. Nickey Rotten’s Bar & Burger Joint, a top Sports Bar in the affluent beach resort town of Coronado, wanted permission to hang this large recognition display piece on their […]

WCK Full Rules Muaythai heads into their 30th Year

The model of consistency: Based in Southern California, WCK (World Championship) Muay Thai under the leadership of Dennis Warner and his In Sync Productions, now entering their 30th season continues to make it the longest running Muay Thai Event Organizer in the U. S. Since 1989, Championships featuring top fighters from China, Japan, Thailand, Korea, the U.K., the U.S., […]

Weigh-ins held for Saturday’s Battle at the Border

On Friday morning, December 21, 2018, there was a large number of boxers, trainers, amigos plus officials from the Tijuana Boxing Commission milling about awaiting either a physical, news of where to go for a blood test or their official weigh-in for either of two boxing shows, the one being promoted by Velazquez Boxing Promotions […]

Celebrities in attendance at The Boxing Club’s Grand Opening in East Village

The newly finished gym, which spans an entire city block with its main entrance on the corner of 15th Street and Island Avenue, is on the ground floor of one of San Diego’s newest and fanciest highrise buildings. As you look across and down the street there are additional shiny structures rising up into the heavens […]

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