Tag Archives: Mando Ramos

Remembering Mando Ramos: A Fleeting Comet on the SoCal Boxing Scene

Mando Ramos seemingly had the proverbial tiger by the tail at age 20 when he became boxing’s youngest lightweight champion.
When he scored a technical knockou

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

Boxing was a Springboard for Legendary Sportscaster Dick Enberg

Name the sport and Dick Enberg likely covered it. Perhaps best known nationally as an announcer of NFL games (he […]