Boxing wins The Fight: New York Back in the Game

By Rich Mancuso Boxing has revived and survived another round in New York and the fighters are content. So are the promoters, matchmakers, managers, and trainers. Most of all the venues at Madison Square Garden and the Barclays Center are back in business that for the moment puts a ludicrous million dollar insurance / bond issue to bed. Or was …

Rich MancusoBoxing wins The Fight: New York Back in the Game

“Risks, Chances & History” – Noche de Prospectos III

By Robert Quijano Last night at the Coliseo Cosme Betia in Cataño, Puerto Rico Fresh Productions put together an excellent card of chances, risks, and history being made. In the Main Event Alfredo Santiago defeated Jayson Velez by Majority Decision. Judges scores were 96-93, 95-95, and 98-92. This was not the same Velez as his last few fights and the …

Rob Quijano“Risks, Chances & History” – Noche de Prospectos III

“Noche de Prospectos III” Final Press Conference (Taking Chances)

By Robert Quijano The Hotel Verdanza in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico, was the site of today’s “Noche de Prospectos III” press conference for Saturday (December 10th) night’s stacked boxing card promoted by Fresh Productions Boxing. This is probably the best card put together I’ve seen this year in Puerto Rico as it is loaded with talent and risks. The Main …

Rob Quijano“Noche de Prospectos III” Final Press Conference (Taking Chances)

Perseverance for “Pipino” — Former champion faces his toughest battle yet, Cancer

Daniel Alicea Battling Cancer By Robert Quijano Last night in the Rexville section of Bayamon, Puerto Rico, boxing trainer Emilio Lozada and his Monterey Boxing Club with the assistance of Efrain Diaz, put together an amateur boxing card in an effort to assist former boxer Daniel “Pipino” Alicea with the growing medical costs as he faces his toughest battle yet, …

Rob QuijanoPerseverance for “Pipino” — Former champion faces his toughest battle yet, Cancer

Redemption, Revenge & Retirement: Juanma Knocks Out Vazquez in the 11th!

  By Robert Quijano Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan, Puerto Rico was the site of Saturday’s Black Tiger Promotions “Guerra en El Clemente” with Juan Manuel “Juanma” Lopez vs. Wilfredo “Papito” Vazquez Jr. The highly anticipated 12 round Main Event that many said was five years too late. Papito ever the showman, entered the ring with a gold wrestling mask …

Rob QuijanoRedemption, Revenge & Retirement: Juanma Knocks Out Vazquez in the 11th!

“Guerra en El Clemente” –– Wilfredo Vazquez Jr VS. Juanma Lopez Final Press Conference

“Guerra en El Clemente” WILFREDO VAZQUEZ JR. vs. JUANMA LOPEZ Final Press Conference By Robert Quijano The Verdanza Hotel in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico was the site of today’s intense press conference for Black Tiger Promotions “Guerra en El Clemente.” The War at the Clemente almost became the War at the Verdanza after security had to separate the two Main …

Rob Quijano“Guerra en El Clemente” –– Wilfredo Vazquez Jr VS. Juanma Lopez Final Press Conference

Amanda Serrano makes history & Jose Lopez captures international title at “Noche de Campeones”

Serrano Makes History & “Wonderboy” Goes International By Robert Quijano Last night at the Caribe Hilton Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico during the 29th Annual WBO Convention, Universal Promotions and DirecTV put together an explosive night of boxing action at “Noche de Campeones” (Night of Champions). The Main Event for the WBO International 130lb. title pitted Edgar “Sasso” Lopez …

Rob QuijanoAmanda Serrano makes history & Jose Lopez captures international title at “Noche de Campeones”