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Gonzalez stops Herrera in explosive main event at July 2 LA FIGHT CLUB

There were fireworks in the ring at the July 2 edition of LA FIGHT CLUB at the historic Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles, kicking off the long Fourth of July holiday weekend early with a live telecast of great boxing on FOX Deportes. Once again, LA FIGHT CLUB proved itself as a hot destination for entertainment with fans, celebrities and notable figures packing the venue including Mario Lopez, Kate Del Castillo, George Lopez, System of a Down’s Daron Malakian, City of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, Mexican singer Lupillo Rivera, and radio personality RaqC (MEGA 96.3 FM). Continue reading

Manuel Avila shuts out Erik Ruiz, De La Hoya and Negrete win

The third installment of Golden Boy Promotions’ LA FIGHT CLUB on May 7, delivered yet another electric night of fights in front of a sold-out crowd of boxing fans at the historic Belasco Theater. Live on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes fans were not disappointed by Golden Boy’s stable of skilled figthers, proving that the future of boxing is well in hand. Continue reading

LA FC May 7 Card Fighters Share Their Favorite Los Angeles Hot Spots, Activities, and More!

Following two successful action-packed editions of Golden Boy Promotions’ new series LA FIGHT CLUB on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes, the next installment allows fans the chance to get up-close and personal to boxing’s most promising talent in the hip, intimate setting at the beautiful Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles on May 7. Continue reading

Diego De La Hoya & seven-foot-tall Taishan announced on under card

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 16) – On February 27, Mexicali’s Diego De La Hoya (8-0, 6 KOs) makes his move up to fight in his first eight-round bout in the evening’s co-main event when he faces Los Angeles’ Manuel “Suavecito” Roman (17-3-3, 6 KOs) at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. Plus, Chinese heavyweight sensation Taishan (2-0, 2 KOs) opens up the FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes telecast in a four-round bout against Roy McCary (3-2, 3 KOs) of Houston. Also, newcomer Nick Arce (1-0, 1 KO) competes in his second professional match in a four-round super featherweight bout hoping to make airwaves and undefeated Oscar Negrete (7-0, 3 KOs) will compete in non-televised six-round bantamweight bout, both against opponents yet to be announced. Continue reading

Joseph Diaz Jr., Julian Ramirz, Diego De La Hoya, Roy Tapia Quotes

LOS ANGELES (NOV. 11, 2014) – Local rising stars Joseph Diaz Jr., Julian Ramirez, Diego De La Hoya and Roy Tapia, as well as seven-foot tall international sensation Taishan, held a media workout at Ponce De Leon Boxing Club in Montebello, Calif. in advance of their bouts at Fantasy Spring Resort Casino this Thursday night on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes. Continue reading

Three undefeated Mexican warriors headline Nov 13 GBP Live! card

Three undefeated Mexican warriors are headed to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California on the Thursday, November 13 edition of Golden Boy Live! when Joseph Diaz Jr., Julian Ramirez and Diego De La Hoya square off against Roberto Castaneda, Pedro Melo and Ali Gonzalez,respectively who are looking to add losses to the records of the undefeated trio of boxing’s most promising rising stars. While seven-foot Chinese sensation Taishan will open up the televised portion of the card against Michael Lane on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes. Continue reading

Joseph Diaz Jr., Julian Ramirez, Diego De La Hoya back in action Nov 13

They are four of the most unique personalities in boxing today, but what the headliners on the Thursday, Nov. 13 edition of FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes’ Golden Boy Live! series all share is respect throughout the sport as rising stars with world championship potential. Fight fans will be in for a treat at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California, when Joseph “JoJo” Diaz Jr., Julian “El Camaron” Ramirez, Diego “The Golden Kid” De La Hoya and Taishan all take to the ring in their own pivotal bouts that will push them to the limit. Continue reading

Diego De La Hoya will be back in action on Feb 17

SALINAS, CALIF. (Feb. 14, 2014) – One of the most talked about prospects in boxing today, undefeated featherweight Diego “The Golden Kid” De La Hoya will be back in action at the Storm House in Salinas, Calif. on Monday, Feb. 17 when he kicks off the televised portion of the Golden Boy Live!fight card live on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes against Tijuana’s Sergio “Costeño” Najera.

The four-round bout opens an event headlined by the featherweight battle between Fairfield, Calif.’s Manuel “Tino” Avila and Mexico’s Enrique “Cuate” Quevedo and the 10-round IBA Continental Middleweight Title fight between Salinas’ Paul “El Gallo Negro” Mendez and Texas’ Raul “El Tigre” Casarez. Also in action will be San Jose’s Andy Vences and a hard-hitting array of local favorites. Continue reading