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Posted On March 18, 2017By ronatringsideIn bites

Victory Boxing weights from Albuquerque

Emily Pandelakis/Victory Boxing VICTORY BOXING WEIGHTS FROM ALBUQUERQUERumble in Rio Charity Boxing EventMarch 18, 2017Albuquerque Convention Center FULL WEIGHTS CO-MAIN EVENT 6 Rounds – Welterweight Brian Mendoza (147) vs. Tyler Pogline (147.4) CO-MAIN EVENT 6 Rounds – Super Flyweight Matthew Griego (115.4) vs. David Martino (115.8) 6 Rounds – Super Featherweight Jesus Alex Holguin (130) vs. Jeremy Longoria (130) 4 Rounds – Heavyweight Pano Tiatia (253.8) vs. Corey Barlow (245.4) 4 Rounds – Light Welterweight Christian Camarena (138.4) vs. Rene Cedillo (140)Read More

Posted On January 31, 2017By ronatringsideIn bites

F1 Boxing presents ‘Boxing’s Future 4’ Tournament

By: Ron Valderrama/ Photo: F1 Boxing F1 Boxing will host, “Boxing’s Future 4 Tournament” on Saturday, Mar. 11, at Scott Libby Elementary School in the West Valley. The weigh-in will take place between 7-9am, and the first bout is at 1 pm. This tournament has quickly gained in popularity and is growing with some amazingly talented kids. The event will also present a custom made 2-piece outfit to the most outstanding boxer. The outfit, valued at $400 will include trunks and a hooded sleeveless jacket. The winner will even getRead More
By: Ron Valderrama/ Photo: Devin “The Dream” Haney had an impressive TKO win over Jairo “El Leon” Vargas. Haney simply pounded Vargas all night with some blistering body shots from the first bell, a head shot dropped Vargas in round 4, dropping him to the canvas. Referee Jay Nady stopped the bout at 1:34 of round 4, giving Haney the TKO win. The event was presented by RJJ Boxing and was televised on CBS Sports Network.Read More
By: Ron Valderrama/ Photo: Tony Lopez of Dallas, the former WBC Youth Intercontinental Champion, defeated Jerren Cochran of Houston by way of brutal knockout. The official time of the stoppage 0.22 of round 2. The event was presented by RJJ Boxing and was televised on CBS Sports Network.Read More
By: Ron Valderrama/ Photo: The 2016 USA Boxing Junior Olympic State Championships is underway and being held at Sonny’s Gym in Goodyear, Arizona. Twenty bouts are on tap for the final day, all of which are action-packed. Sonny’s Gym is located at 108 E. Western Ave in Goodyear. From I-10, exit Litchfield Rd. and head south to Western Ave. Come out and support tomorrow’s boxing future.Read More
By: Ron Valderrama Photo: In the co-main event, Phoenix resident Carlos Castro traded blows with Rafael Reyes in a super lightweight bout set for 6 rounds. The first two rounds did not disappoint, both fighters put on a show and threw a whole lot of punches. Castro appeared to land the more effective punches, landing an effective left. Reyes made some noise in round 3, landing a few punches that quickly caught the attention of Castro. It was clear Reyes was not planning on leaving anytime soon. In roundRead More

Posted On February 21, 2016By ronatringsideIn bites

Iron Boy/Top Rank Undercard: Garcia wins by TKO over Bartlemay

By: Ron Valderrama/ Photo: Jesse Garcia faced a crafty Derick Bartlemay in a featherweight bout that was scheduled for 6 rounds. Garcia wasted little time from the opening bell and blistered Bartlemay with punishing blows. The end would come at 2:07 of round 3 for Bartlemay when Garcia landed a punch that droped him down, giving Garcia the TKO win.Read More
By: Ron Valderrama/ Photo: Luis Olivares had a short night in his bout with Omar Garcia. The scheduled super welterweight bout was scheduled for six rounds but quickly ended in the first round. Olivares dropped Garcia to the canvas and could not continue. The official time of the stoppage was 2:26 of round 1.Read More
By: Ron Valderrama/ Photo: In a 4 round featherweight bout, Valley favorite, Paul “Ziggy Romero squared off with Jaime Gutierrez of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Both fighters went toe-to-toe in the first and second rounds, Romero getting the better of the landed shots. Gutierrez had caught a shot from Romero that left a cut on his nose that his corner quickly tended to after the round. In round 3, Romero continued mounting points, landing some blistering blows that had Gutierrez stunned. Credit Gutierrez for hanging in and fighting. Romero usedRead More

Posted On February 21, 2016By ronatringsideIn bites

Iron Boy 32 Early Results: Trevor McCumby wins by TKO

By: Ron Valderrama/ Photo: Trevor McCumby wasted little time with his opponent, he faced James Freeman for a scheduled 8 round light heavyweight match. McCumby dropped Freeman with a deadly body shot in round 1, and again in round 2. Referee Wes Melton wisely called a stop to action, the official time was 1: 48 of round 2.Read More