Tag Archives: Joel Diaz

Southern California, the Soul of Boxing: Part I

Boxing is definitely not dead. The stark reality is the sweet science has never been bigger at any time in the history of the sport.
You don’t believe it?
The numbers do not lie.

Media Day in Indio: GGG, Belasco, and Lucas Matthysse at the Forum

A new year brings new tidings about mega fights, old venues and an upcoming televised fight card this month. Deep in the Coachella Desert

Lucas Matthysse, Mercito Gesta and Other Fight Notes

SANTA MONICA, CALIF.-Two popular contenders met the media at a swanky Santa Monica restaurant on Tuesday looking to re-enter the boxing stratosphere

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 Tale of Two Continents: Pacquiao and De La Hoya

In a tale of two continents two prizefighters of varying degrees fought in foreign lands: one a dimming superstar in […]

Ringside Report: Prograis Demolishes Diaz

VERONA, N.Y. – When Regis Prograis was 16 years old, he and his family fled New Orleans the day before […]

Loews Santa Monica Hosts the Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation Fight Card

Sugar Ray Leonard, one of the great icons of boxing, remains a powerful figure in the sports world. Though he […]

Lucas Matthysse returns: “I am not going to be a stepping stone for anybody”

A fighter taking a long layoff in his prime is a rare sight to see, unless the situation is forced […]