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Just like that California boxing hall of fame promoter Bobby DePhilippis and his outfit Bobby D. Presents of San Diego added another champ to their ranks when Kenia Enriquez (11-0, 6KOs), #7 ranked WBC flyweight, dropped down a division to capture her first title in the shape of the vacant NABF light flyweight title via […]
The first challenge has been met with all the ten combatants for today’s “San Diego Fights: Border War” set for the Four Points Sheraton Hotel in Kearny Mesa, CA. Here are the photos and weights. Photos by Brett Ostrowski
Whether the ring is in Tijuana, San Diego or any other corner of the world, the goals inside of it, hit and not be hit, are the same. The difference for many fighters comes outside of it. The city, the crowd, the circumstances leading to the actual fight can all affect a fighter positively or […]
Along with current interim WBC Latino light welterweight champion Emmanuel Robles, The hard hitting and aggressive Adrian Vargas (7-0-1, 5KOs) of San Diego participated in the best local fight of 2012 when they well all-out in a four round war. Despite of the hard battle fought in the ring, a smile comes access Adrian’s face […]
The last bout of twenty-five year old Ulises Sierra (5-0-1, 4KOs) of San Diego was a complete beat down of the late sub Loren “Rock” Myers in late February. In a contest scheduled for four rounds, Myers didn’t see the end of the bout since by the third round he was bloodied from a savage […]
Originally Posted in Fightnews.com Late last week, the most prolific Tijuana promoter in the last couple of years, Guillermo “Memo” Mayen, held a special press conference at the only federally funded high school in Mexico, Lazaro Cardenas High School, to announce two important bouts featuring a couple of the most promising fighters in the stable […]
California Boxing Hall of Fame promoter Bobby D. Presents is ready to announce the second edition of his very successful live boxing series set for Friday, April 4th, at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in the Kearny Mesa suburb of San Diego. Slated for the main event of a very special “San Diego Fights: […]
On Wednesday afternoon in the seaside suburb of Birdrock in San Diego, All In Entertainment held a quick public workout at the Pacific Training Center to promote and inform about this Friday, March 7th ESPN2’s “Friday Night Fights” from the Pala Casino and Resort in Pala, CA. The event is presented by Gary Show Productions […]
Originally posted in Fightnews.com by Felipe Leon Photos by Paul Gallegos There is no denying not only why promoter Bobby DePhilippis belongs in the California boxing hall of fame or why he is the premier boxing promoter in San Diego and arguably in southern California. For the second time running, DePhilippis with his outfit Bobby […]
The challenge was met on Thursday evening, February 27th, for the first edition of “San Diego Fights” the next night at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Mission Valley. California Hall of Fame promoter Bobby D Presents in association with Caribe Promotions offer a five bout fight card including two title fights and a battle between […]
The gloves worn by Muhammad Ali when he defeated Sonny Liston to win his first heavyweight crown will go on auction block Saturday, three days before the fight’s 50th anniversary. The gloves, expected to bring more than $250,000 by Heritage Sports Collectibles, were used by the young fighter from Louisville, Kentucky, then named Cassius Clay to launch a legendary boxing career that made him a global sport icon. Liston was coming off back-to-back first-round knockouts of Floyd Patterson, the first to end Patterson’s six-year reign of the heavyweight division and the second to defend the crown. “Sonny Liston is nothing,” Clay said before the bout.
Miguel Cotto will move up in weight to challenge Sergio Martinez of Argentina for his piece of the middleweight title June 7 at Madison Square Garden, promoters announced Thursday. Cotto will try for his fourth weight division title on the eve of the …