Tag Archives: Bobby Chacon

Rivalry Fights Embroider Forthcoming SoCal Fight Cards

Crosstown rivalries were the bedrock for prizefighting in Los Angeles and always have been for more than a century.

Norwalk’s Javier Molina (17-2, 8 KOs) meets Garden Grove’s Jesse Roman (22-3, 11 KOs) in the main event at Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles

Southern California: The Soul of Boxing Part 3

It was the biggest Los Angeles fight in decades when Oscar “The Golden Boy” De La Hoya agreed to meet […]

Southern California, the Soul of Boxing: Part 2 (How It Came to Be)

Though Southern California produced the first ever featherweight world champion when Solly “Garcia” Smith captured it in the 1890s, the sparsely populated region

Sugar Shane Mosley’s Retirement Closes the Book on a Special Era

Pomona’s Sugar Shane Mosley announced he was retiring from the boxing game after 24 years as a professional. At one […]