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Thompson Boxing Celebrates 15 Years with Star-Studded Event May 29 Ontario, CA

ORANGE, Calif. (May 8, 2015) – Thompson Boxing Promotions celebrates is 15th Year Anniversary with a star-studded event on Friday, May 29 from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif.

Among those featured: undefeated junior welterweight Giovani Santillan, a pair of veterans with chips on their shoulders in Chris Martin and Efrain Esquivias, plus all-action sluggers Danny Roman and Juan Reyes. 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

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

Giovani Santillan Weighs in at 138.4, Defends Title Tomorrow on “New Blood”

ORANGE, Calif. (Oct. 23, 2014) – Undefeated junior welterweight Giovani Santillan (14-0, 8 KOs), aims to continue his win streak when he meets the hard striking Luis Solis (14-4-4, 12 KOs) in the 8-round main event of Thompson Boxing Promotions “New Blood” event, this Friday, Oct. 24, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. Continue reading

Giovani Santillan Wraps Training Camp, Ready to Defend Title Friday on “New Blood”

ORANGE, Calif. (Oct. 22, 2014) – Undefeated junior welterweight Giovani Santillan (14-0, 8 KOs), aims to continue his win streak when he meets the hard striking Luis Solis (14-4-4, 12 KOs) in the 8-round main event of Thompson Boxing Promotions “New Blood” event, this Friday, Oct. 24, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. Continue reading

Giovani Santillan Defends Title, Aims for 15 Straight Wins on “New Blood” Friday, Oct. 24

ORANGE, Calif. (Oct. 14, 2014) – Undefeated junior welterweight Giovani Santillan (14-0, 8 KOs) makes the first title defense of his young career when he meets the hard striking Luis Solis (14-4-4, 12 KOs) in the 8-round main event of Thompson Boxing Promotions “New Blood” event, Friday, Oct. 24, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. Continue reading

Results from “Path to Glory SD Style” San Diego, CA

ORANGE, Calif. (Aug. 18, 2014) – San Diego product Giovani Santillan (14-0, 8 KOs) put on an electric performance against Osenohan Vazquez (7-2-1, 2 KOs) in Saturday’s 8-round main event from Thompson Boxing Promotions “Path to Glory SD Style” show at the Harley-Davidson Dealership San Diego. Santillan, 22, used an effective mix of technical ability and defense to produce a fifth round TKO win, and in the process, took home the vacant NABF Jr. 140 lb. Title. Continue reading