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The Pugilist KOrner: Gary Shaw, Mercito Gesta, Steve Cunningham, Paulie Malignaggi, and Bruno Escalante

gspTonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special two-hour, six guest edition of “The Pugilist KOrner”!!

The exclusive presentation will feature Promoter Gary Shaw, Heavyweight contender and former IBF Cruiserweight Champion Steve Cunningham, Lightweight contender Mercito Gesta, two division world champion Paulie “Magic Man” Malignaggi, and Super Flyweight prospect Bruno Escalante. Continue reading

Bruno Escalante successfully defends IBA title with unanimous decision victory

CALIFORNIA (April 5, 2014) – Tonight at the Cache Creek Casino, Bruno “The Aloha Kid” Escalante (13-1-1, 6 KOs) successfully defended his IBA Super-Flyweight title with a unanimous decision victory against a game Victor Ruiz (12-3, 9 KOs). Escalante vs Ruiz was presented by Don Chargin Productions, Paco Presents Boxing and Cache Creek Casino Resort. Continue reading

Bruno Escalante eager to make first IBA super flyweight title defense this Saturday

After an astonishing 2013 where he went 5-0 and captured the IBA Super-Flyweight title, Bruno “The Aloha Kid” Escalante (12-1-1, 6 KOs) makes his first title defense against Victor Ruiz (12-2, 9 KOs). Escalante is eager to face Ruiz as the bout is scheduled for this Saturday April 5, 2014 at the Cache Creek Casino in Brooks California. Continue reading

Bruno Escalante to receive SAC award in the Philippines

CEBU, PHILIPPINES (March 26, 2014) – Tonight in Cebu, Philippines at the at SAC Awards (Sportswriters Association of Cebu) being held at the Ayala Activity Center, Bruno Escalante will be honored for his astonishing 2013 boxing accomplishments, where he went 5-0 and captured the IBA super-flyweight world title. The SAC Awards honor the best athletes born in Cebu. Veteran sportswriter Quinito Henson will be the guest of honor. Continue reading

Bruno Escalante scores brutal first round knockout agasint Lorenzo Trejo

Redwood City, CA (February 28, 2014) – Tonight at the Fox Theatre in Redwood City, on the Don Chargin and Paco Presents boxing show, International Boxing Association (IBA) Super Flyweight Champion, Bruno “The Aloha Kid” Escalante (12-1-1, 6 KOs), scored a brutal 1st round knockout against, veteran Lorenzo Trejo (33-29-1, 20 KOs).

Escalante used his speed and quickness while throwing punches off peculiar angels before the violent knockout happened. It was a left hook to the body followed by a right hook to the head that sent the Mexican down for the count. Continue reading

Weights From Redwood City, CA

Bruno Escalante 114 vs. Manuel Galaviz 115
Johnathan Chicas 142 vs. Rogelio Castaneda 142

Ricardo Pinnel 155 vs. Saul Benitez 157

Tony Johnson 183 vs. Harry Gopaul 185

Jesus Sandoval 127.5 vs. Cesear Valenzuela 127

Mauricio Zavaleta 156 vs. Darren Mallard 151 Continue reading

Q & A with IBA Super Flyweight Champion Bruno Escalante

REDWOOD CITY, CA (February 18, 2014) – With less than a couple of weeks away from his 2014 debut, IBA Super-Flyweight champion, Bruno Escalante (11-1-1, 5 KOs) talks about his training camp, being awarded 2013 Nor-Cal Fighter of the Year, and his upcoming fight against Lorenzo Trejo (33-28-1, 20 KOs) at Fox Theatre in Redwood City, California, February 28th.

How has training camp coming along?

Bruno: Everything is going great. I have a fabulous team of coaches I’m surrounded by on a daily basis. My boxing coach Brian Schwartz and strength and conditioning mentor Mike Bazzel are pushing me every day. Sprint coach Remi Korchemny is working on my explosion. Victor Conte provides me with the best nutrition and supplements. I’m with the best team in boxing. Continue reading

Bruno Escalante Headlines Boxing’s Return to the Historic Fox Theatre in Redwood City

Redwood City, CA (February 5, 2014) – Newly crowned International Boxing Association (IBA) Super Flyweight Champion, Bruno “The Aloha Kid” Escalante (11-1-1, 5 KOs), from Redwood City, CA by way of Cebu, Philippines, will make his 2014 debut in a non title defense on Friday, February 28th, against Lorenzo Trejo 33-28-1 (20 KOs) from Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico. The 10-round main event attraction will take place at the Fox Theatre in Redwood City.

Escalante was just named 2013 Northern California Fighter of the year while ending a successful 2013 by winning the IBA Super Flyweight Championship in a majority decision over Michael Ruiz Jr. on December 7. Escalante’s record was 5-0 throughout 2013 and he is looking to improve it over this next year. Continue reading

The Pugilist KOrner: Sugar Hill, Joel Diaz, Lamont Peterson, Jermell Charlo, Gary Russell Sr., and Bruno Escalante

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents Kronk Gym trainer Javan “Sugar“ Hill, Timothy Bradley trainer Joel Diaz, IBF Junior Welterweight Champion Lamont Peterson, Junior Welterweight prospect Jermell Charlo, expert trainer and boxing mentor Gary Russell Sr., and Super Flyweight prospect Bruno “Aloha Kid” Escalante on tonight’s two hour episode of “The Pugilist KOrner”.

It’s a privilege to welcome Kronk Gym trainer Javan “Sugar” Hill to the Pugilist KOrner. The hungry young boxing mentor will discuss Adonis Stevenson’s dominant performance over Tony “The Bomber” Bellew on November 30th, as well as the prospect of facing Sergey Kovalev in 2014. “Sugar” Hill will also talk about Anthony Dirrell’s opportunity to fight for the WBC Super Middleweight title, which will take place this Saturday night against incumbent champ Sakio Bika. Continue reading

Bruno Escalante gears up for biggest fight of career

SAN CARLOS, CA (November 26, 2013) – Super-Flyweight Bruno Escalante (10-1-1, 5KOs) is gearing up for the biggest fight of his career as he prepares to battle Michael Ruiz (9-3, 3 KOs) of Fresno California for the IBA Super-Flyweight championship. The 10-round bout is set to happen on December 7th at the Sports House in Escalante’s hometown of Redwood City California.

Escalante, a California resident by way of Cebu, Philippines, is fully prepared to give his fans a night to remember. With less than two weeks away, Escalante comments on his training camp and future plans if victorious. Continue reading