SPENCE VS GARCIA RECAP: UNDERCARD/OFF-TV RESULTS FROM DALLAS

Simon Ruvalcaba In the night’s final bout of the evening which happened after the Main-Event and with most of the crowd gone, as is the case for most swing/walk-out bouts, Sinaloa, Mexico’s Jose Valenzuela scored a 4th round TKO over Puerto Rico’s Christian Velez. Those that stayed may have seen a future world champion, as … Continued

KELLY PAVLIK REACTS TO SPENCE-GARCIA

Simon Ruvalcaba Punchline got up with our own Kelly Pavlik who gave his immediate thoughts after Errol Spence’s convincing victory over Mikey Garcia Saturday night in Dallas, TX’s AT&T Stadium. Check out what he had to say and stay tuned for more reaction from fight night!

SPENCE VS GARCIA: PUNCHLINE STAFF AND FAMILY PREDICTIONS

Simon Ruvalcaba When it was first announced that Mikey Garcia would be moving up in weight to challenge Errol Spence for the Welterweight title, the immediate reaction from 95 percent of the boxing and mainstream fans was that Garcia was too small and that it was going to be easy work for Spence. Although those … Continued

R.I.P. Eusebio Pedroza

By: Sergio F. Borges On Friday, the boxing world lost an all-time great with the passing of Panamanian world champion and International Hall of Fame boxer Eusebio Pedroza. Pedroza died at his home in Panama City, one day shy of his 63rd Birthday, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Pedroza captured the featherweight title … Continued

4 YEARS LATER: REMEMBERING OSCAR “EL TORITO” DIAZ

  Simon Ruvalcaba It’s been four years since I received a text from one of my Army Boxing coaches Ben Sandoval. When replayed in my head the phone drops in slow motion before hitting the ground. If you didn’t know about San Antonio’s Oscar Diaz, here’s a reminder of who he was through my eyes. … Continued

SERGIO BORGE’S OUT OF THE BOX: KID GAVILAN

  By: Sergio F. Borges The great Kid Gavilan, birthname Gerardo González, career record: 108-30-5 (28) In an 18-year career. Born in Camagüey, Cuba in 1926, Gavilan left Cuba in 1947, and escaped Fidel Castro’s revolution and rise of communism that followed. Gavilan began boxing at the young age of 12 and turned pro at … Continued

NEW FACES: VEGASCHAMP BOXING: NEW NAME, STILL HIGH GOALS

Simon Ruvalcaba @Mister_Boxing VegasChamp Boxing (formerly VegasStar Boxing) is still moving forward! The Las Vegas based Management group headed by Bill Nelson and Marvin Simeon has assembled a talented roster of up and coming prospects mixed with a few former Champions and contenders that have turned to VegasChamp for one last blaze of glory. Nelson … Continued

Sergio Borges’s Out of the Box: The Greatest Cuban Fighter of All Time!

By: Sergio F. Borges Eligio “KID CHOCOLATE / THE CUBAN BON BON” Sardiñas Montalvo, Professional record: 136-10-6 (51); Amateur record: 100-0-0 (86). [NOTE: AMATEUR RECORD UNVERIFIABLE] Born in Havana, Cuba in 1910, he became the first Cuban World Champion. Kid Chocolate simultaneously held two World title belts in two different weight divisions, Jr. Lightwe won … Continued