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Emily Pandelakis – Victory Promotions/Now Promotions Victory Boxing Promotions and Now Boxing Promotions fighters Jaron “Boots” Ennis and Carlos “El Tiburon” Sanchez finished 2017 strong over the weekend, with wins in Philadelphia and Mexicali, respectively.  Standout flyweight prospect Manuel Flores also won in Mexicali, securing his third win since his professional debut earlier this year. At the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia on Friday, Ennis entered the venue to thunderous applause from the local crowd, who hadn’t seen the hometown favorite in action in the city since June.  Ennis faced New Jersey’s George “El Terrible” Sosa, and looked sharp enRead More
From: Golden Boy Promotions JESUS SOTO KARASS VS. JUAN CARLOS ABREU FIGHT WEEK MEDIA SCHEDULE *All Times are Pacific Time* TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31 3:30 p.m. GOLDEN BOY BOXING ON ESPN MEDIA WORKOUT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Location: Pascua Yaqui Wellness Center 5305 W. Calle Torim, Tucson AZ 85757 3:00 p.m. – Media Arrival 3:30 p.m. – Media Workout Begins WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1 12:00 p.m. GOLDEN BOY BOXING ON ESPN WEIGH-IN BEGINS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Location: Casino Del Sol’s New Paradiso Lounge, located next to the Bingo Hall, 5655 W.Read More

Posted On October 15, 2017By ronatringsideIn local

Castro preserves unbeaten record against Nieves

By: Ron Valderrama/Secondsout.com Photo: Rhonda Costa/Twin Flame Images Super bantamweight, Carlos Castro (19-0, 8 KOs) kept his unbeaten record intact, defeating Basilio Nieves (15-4, 3 KOs) by TKO on Saturday at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix and was the featured main event on the Iron Boy 42 card. It didn’t take Castro long to adjust to the awkward style of Nieves, who kept moving forward on Castro in the opening round. Castro’s corner instructed him to make adjustments. Going into round 2, it was evident the adjustments made a differenceRead More
Photo: Golden Boy Promotions WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18 AT 1:00 P.M. PT WHO: JESUS “RENUENTE” SOTO KARASS, Welterweight contender RYAN “KINGRY” GARCIA, Junior NABF Super Featherweight Champion ROLANDO ARELLANO, Fighter Relations for Golden Boy Promotions SERGIO DIAZ, President of Showdown Promotions GERRY TRUAX, Director of Boxing for Showdown Promotions WHAT: Jesus “Renuente” Soto Karass (28-12-4, 18 KOs), the experienced Mexican warrior of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico, and the newly-crowned Junior NABF Super Featherweight Champion Ryan “Kingry” Garcia (11-0, 10 KOs) will hold a press conference on Wednesday, October 18 at theRead More
From: Raging Babe THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12 12:00pm MEDIA ARRIVAL & LUNCHEON (provided by Hungry Leaf) Location: Title Boxing Club Cary 2046 Renaissance Park Place Cary, NC 27513 12:30pm FIGHTER WORKOUTS 1:00pm FIGHTERS CIRCLE Q & A 1-on-1 Interviews Photo Opps Please join us this Thursday, October 12th at 12:00 p.m. for complimentary lunch (catered by Hungry Leaf) and open workouts in advance of Thursday Night Fights – North Carolina Championship Boxing. Meet the Raleigh-Durham area fighters who will step into the ring on this historic night, and see how they’reRead More
From: Emily Pandelakis/Victory Boxing WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Three of Victory Boxing Promotions’ top prospects return to the ring on October 14, after seeing a very busy year to date.  Jaron “Boots” Ennis (15-0, 13KO), Brandun Lee (6-0, 5KO) and Adam Daranyi (12-0, 11KO) all look to keep the momentum moving as they enter the last part of the year.   The trio are managed by Cameron Dunkin. Ennis and Lee both secured wins in Hammond, Indiana last weekend.  Ennis faced Lionel Jimenez in a scheduled six round bout that didn’t make itRead More
From: Raging Babe It happens today from Durham, North Carolina, the official press conference for Thursday Night Fights. Promoted by Michelle Rosado, “The Raging Babe,” and Hall of Fame Matchmaker Russell Peltz, Thursday Night Fights will crown the winner for North Carolina Lightweight Title. WHAT: Official Press Conference for Thursday Night Fights – North Carolina Championship Boxing WHEN: TODAY Wednesday, September 27th 11:30 a.m. WHERE: STREAMING LIVE AT FACEBOOK.COM/RAGINGBABE Durham Armory 220 Foster Street Durham, NC WHO: “Raging Babe” Michelle Rosado, Promoter Marko “Bull City Bully” Bailey Stevie “The Answer”Read More

Posted On September 24, 2017By ronatringsideIn local

Valdez defeats Servania, Ramirez wins barn burner over Hart

By Ron Valderrama/Secondsout.com Genesis Servania (29-1, 12 KOs), faced Oscar Valdez (23-0, 19 KOs) for the WBO featherweight title. Valdez, fighting before a capacity crowd at the Tucson Convention Center on Friday, set the tone from the first bell. The event was presented by Top Rank Boxing in association with Peltz Boxing and televised on ESPN. Valdez showed tremendous speed and skill attacking the body of Servania with some powerful blows in the early rounds. In round four, Servania fought Valdez moving forward, finding success landing a few punches onRead More

Posted On August 25, 2017By ronatringsideIn local

Top Rank’s Oscar Valdez to defend WBO title in Tucson

By: Ron Valderrama/Ronatringside.com Photo: Ronatringside.com A press conference was held today at the Tucson Arena in Tucson, Arizona for Top Rank’s upcoming card being co-promoted with Peltz Boxing that will feature featherweight hometown sensation, Oscar Valdez. He will defend his WBO World featherweight title against a tough Genesis Servania of the Philippines in the main event. Both Valdez (22-0, 19 KOs) and Servania (29-0, 12 KOs) are quite aware their undefeated records are on the line, expect fireworks from the first bell. The bout is scheduled for 12-rounds and willRead More

Posted On August 19, 2017By ronatringsideIn local

Savarese Promotions: Ballroom Boxing returns to Houston

From: Savarese Promotions Attention boxing fans! Savarese Promotions is proud to present our next Ballroom Boxing event on Thursday, September 14 at the incomparable Ballroom at Bayou Place!  We will be featuring some of Houston’s finest young and upcoming champion boxers, including undefeated Arturo Marquez, the son of Houston Olympian Raul Marquez.  Yunier Calzada, Edgar Alarcon, and undefeated heavyweight Darlington Agha will also be tested in a night of professional boxing you don’t want to miss! Tickets are $50 up to $200 for ringside seats and will soon be available onlineRead More