Tag Archives: David A. Avila

West Coast Boxing Hall of Fame Honors Its Own on Sunday

Luminaries from the boxing world hit North Hollywood when the doors open for the third annual West Coast Boxing Hall […]

Texicans, Mexicans and More at Fantasy Springs

Deep in the desert region of Southern California a couple of guys from Dallas have made a temporary home in Indio. One of those Texans

Time to Improvise for Chimpa and Valerio at Belasco

Duke Ellington, the prolific jazz composer, once performed a musical play at the Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles during the 1940s.

Avila’s Pound for Pound List

It’s never been more difficult to comprise a pound for pound list than now. With stalwarts like Wladimir Klitschko, Andre […]

Kaliesha West Bangs Out a Win in the Featured Bout at Rancho Mirage

RANCHO MIRAGE, Ca.-Regardless of the three-year layoff Kaliesha “Wild” West shook off the rust while in the ring against southpaw […]

Wilberth Lopez Upsets Mystified Jose “Gato” Roman in Ontario, CA

ONTARIO, CA — It was the case of the southpaw jinx as Wilberth Lopez mystified Jose “Gato” Roman to win […]

Oscar Valdez Straddles Two Worlds….Plus Other Fight Notes

Oscar Valdez straddles two worlds as deftly as he handles incoming fire from top contenders inside the prize ring. Whether […]

Prospect Watch in Las Vegas This Weekend

Usually the month of June is reserved for graduation but in the case of prizefighting September provides the moment of […]

The Journey of GGG and Canelo Part Two

Deep in an area called Mira Loma, near Riverside, California, prizefighters from Mexico regularly congregated in an outdoor gym made […]

The Journey of Triple G and Canelo Part 1

Two warriors, one from Kazakhstan and the other from Mexico, are poised to battle before thousands in an arena and […]