Tag Archives: Francisco Vargas

Boxing’s Best of the West for 2017

Fractured relationships and splintered audiences didn’t stop prizefighting from surpassing all expectations in the year 2017.

Mickey Roman Ends Orlando Salido’s Career by TKO in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS-In a battle of Mexican gladiators Mickey Roman knocked out Orlando “Siri” Salido to unceremoniously end the old war horse

Global Warfare for Super Featherweights in Las Vegas on Saturday

Super featherweights take center stage Las Vegas with a number of the best 130-pounders in the world on a boxing card resembling global warfare.

Indio’s Diaz Brothers Have Built an Elite Fight Club on the Coachella Desert

INDIO, Calif.-Deep in the Coachella desert tiny scorpions come out at night so it’s best not to walk in sandals. […]

A Sudden Surge of Retirements: Uchiyama, Miura, and Juan Manuel Marquez

No other sport or entertainment industry compares to prizefighting. When its participants retire it’s a time for celebration of their […]

In an Under the Radar Fight, Orlando Salido Takes a Risky “Tune-Up”

It’s a fight that’s gone almost completely under the radar in the English-speaking world, but Orlando Salido returns to the […]

Frampton Succumbs to Santa Cruz – and to the King Tut and BWAA Curses

FRAMPTON-SANTA CRUZ II — “Death shall come on swift wings to him who disturbs the peace of the king …” […]

Ringside in Indio: Berchelt Upsets Vargas in a Sizzler

BERCHELT VICTORIOUS IN INDIO -Miguel Berchelt proved to be the straw that broke the camel’s back in defeating WBC super […]

GBP Fantasy Springs Jan 28 – Quick Results

GBP Fantasy Springs Jan 28 – Oscar De La Hoya and his Golden Boy Promotions were in Indio, California on […]

A Zesty Weekend of Boxing in Southern California

TWO NIGHTS OF BOXING IN SoCAL — A powerful boxing event features a pair of prizefighters that have each captured […]