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Josesito Lopez on his fight vs. Andre Berto: “Biggest fight of my career”

In what is shaping up as one of the most intriguing match-ups on this years boxing calendar, Josesito “Riverside Rocky” Lopez (33-6, 19 KOs) looks to get back to world title contention against former world champion Andre “The Beast” Berto (29-3, 22 KOs) this Friday, March 13, from the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif. Continue reading

Giovani Santillan Wins by KO at “Path to Glory” Ontario, CA

Undefeated junior welterweight prospect Giovani Santillan (16-0, 9 KOs) was just starting to get warm when he knocked out Eduardo Rivera (9-2-2, 3 KOs) at the 2:28 mark of the first round in the “Path to Glory” main event. Santillan, from San Diego, walked right through Rivera’s defense and staggered him with combinations to the head and body. Continue reading

Q&A with Giovani Santillan Headliner on “Path to Glory” this Friday Ontario, CA

Undefeated junior welterweight Giovani Santillan (15-0, 8 KOs), one of Thompson Boxing Promotions most promising prospects, headlines “Path to Glory,” this Friday, Feb. 20, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif.

Santillan, a San Diego native, faces Eduardo Rivera (9-1-2, 3 KOs) of Mazatlan, Mex. in the 8-round main event. Continue reading

Isaac Zarate Showcased on “Path to Glory” Friday, Feb. 20 Ontario, CA

ORANGE, Calif. (Feb. 16, 2015) – Isaac “Dinamita” Zarate (9-1-1, 1 KO), the former NABF Jr. super bantamweight champion, will showcase his abilities in the 8-round “Path to Glory” co-main event against Pedro Melo (12-6-2, 3 KOs) this Friday, Feb. 20 from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif.

Zarate, 23, recently let the Thompson Boxing cameras into his training camp from the Ponce de Leon Gym in Los Angeles. Here are his thoughts as he prepares for Pedro Melo. Continue reading

Former Colombian Olympian Cesar Villarraga on “Path to Glory” Undercard Friday, Feb. 20 Ontario, CA

ORANGE, Calif. (Feb. 13, 2015) – Former Colombian Olympian Cesar Villarraga (5-0, 3 KOs), winner of the 2010 South American Games, matches up against lightweight Eduardo Rivera (9-1-2, 3 KOs) of Mexico in a 6-round scrap on a loaded undercard on Thompson Boxing Promotions “Path to Glory.”

The event originates from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. on Friday, Feb. 20. Continue reading

Giovani Santillan Headlines “Path to Glory” Friday, Feb. 20 Ontario, CA

ORANGE, Calif. (Feb. 2, 2015) – Undefeated junior welterweight Giovani Santillan (15-0, 8 KOs), one of Thompson Boxing Promotions most promising prospects, headlines “Path to Glory,” Friday, Feb. 20, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif.

Santillan, a San Diego native, takes on Rafael Cobos (15-5-5, 3 KOs) of Tijuana, Mex. in the 8-round main event. Continue reading