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Press Conference for Caballero vs. Guevara; De La Hoya, Roman, Arce, Negrete, and Taishan Also in Attendance

Press Conference for Caballero vs. Guevara; De La Hoya, Roman, Arce, Negrete, and Taishan Also in Attendance

By Barbara Pinnella Photos by Linda Jolicoeur On Thursday we attended a press conference at the Golden Boy Promotions Building in Los Angeles, CA, to announce the upcoming fight between the IBF Bantamweight title holder Randy Caballero and Alberto Guevara. The fight will be held at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino on February 27, and be […]

Takeaways from the Haymon Sports Announcement

Takeaways from the Haymon Sports Announcement

By Brian Fogg Al Haymon Sports made their long awaited move onto network television official this morning. They announced 20 broadcasts with 11 being on network telecasts on NBC and the other nine on their subsidiary network, NBC Sports Network. The series will be called “Premier Boxing Champions”and will debut on March 7 and then […]

Espinoza Boxing Club, the Anti-Haymon Outfit: A Conversation with Frank Espinoza Jr.

Espinoza Boxing Club, the Anti-Haymon Outfit: A Conversation with Frank Espinoza Jr.

By Lenny @TheFightSmith Sandoval Late last month, I had the opportunity to talk to Frank Espinoza Jr., son of esteemed Los Angeles boxing manager Frank Espinoza about Espinoza Boxing Club’s top prospects and the state of boxing in general. We spoke at length about rising star Mexican featherweight Oscar Valdez. Espinoza described the decision-making process […]

Uncrowned 140-pound Champion Mauricio Herrera, Judging and 2015

Uncrowned 140-pound Champion Mauricio Herrera, Judging and 2015

by Esteban Walters Who knows how many hundreds of thousands of dollars questionable judging has cost Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera (21-5, 7KOs) over the last year. Dubious decisions are a part of boxing and over said year not many have felt the brunt of that reality more than Herrera, as he opened and closed 2014 […]

HARD TIMES: The Mystery of the Jack Dempsey-Jess Willard Fight

HARD TIMES: The Mystery of the Jack Dempsey-Jess Willard Fight

by Carlos Acevedo   THE MYSTERY FILES It is, for boxing, as enduring a mystery as the Bermuda Triangle or the identity of the Man in the Iron Mask. On July 4, 1919, in Toledo, Ohio, Jack Dempsey ushered in the Golden Age of Sports with a splatter by massacring defending champion Jess Willard in three of the […]

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