Thompson Boxing Promotions presents “Path to Glory,” a five-bout, action-packed fight card headlined by Southern-California fan favorite and top welterweight prospect Artemio “King” Reyes (21-2, 17 KOs) of Riverside, Calif. Reyes aims to make it seven straight wins against Abraham Alvarez (16-4-1, 7 KOs) of Mexico. The 10-round main event originates from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif., Friday, June 27.
ORANGE, Calif. (May 19, 2014) – In what turned out to be the fight of the night, Jose Roman (17-1-1, 12 KOs), bloodied and knocked down three times in the first round, orchestrated a masterful come-from-behind win to capture the vacant WBC CABOFE Lightweight Championship by unanimous decision over the power-punching Luis Solis (12-3-4, 10 KOs) of Mexico. The 10-round main event capped Thompson Boxing Promotions “New Blood” 14th Anniversary Championship Triple-Header, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. Scores were 94-93, 95-92, 94-93.
ORANGE, Calif. (May 14, 2014) – Super Bantamweight prospect Juan “Pochito” Reyes (10-1-2, 1 KO) stopped by the KCAL 96.7 FM studios near Riverside, Calif. to chat with the always witty and entertaining morning crew of Stu, Tiffany, & Jimbo. Reyes talked karate, Chinese food, and boxing films, among other things during his recent visit.
ORANGE, Calif. (May 8, 2014) – Thompson Boxing Promotions celebrates its 14th Year Anniversary with “New Blood,” a championship triple-header featuring rising lightweight star Jose Roman (16-1-1, 12 KOs) of Garden Grove, Calif. and the hard-hitting Luis Solis (12-2-4, 10 KOs) of Mexico in a battle for the vacant WBC CABOFE Lightweight Championship in the 10-round main event, Friday, May 16, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif.
ORANGE, Calif. (May 7, 2014) – Thompson Boxing Promotions celebrates its 14th Year Anniversary with “New Blood,” a championship triple-header featuring rising lightweight star Jose Roman (16-1-1, 12 KOs) of Garden Grove, Calif. and the hard-hitting Luis Solis (12-2-4, 10 KOs) of Mexico in a battle for the vacant WBC CABOFE Lightweight Championship in the 10-round main event, Friday, May 16, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif.
ORANGE, Calif. (April 27, 2014) – In the shocking result of the night, Ruben Tamayo (23-5-3, 15 KOs) upset the more talented Efrain Esquivias (17-3-1, 10 KOs) in Thompson Boxing Promotions “Locked n Loaded” main event, Friday, April 25, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif.
Tamayo, from Mexico, earned a majority decision (78-74, 76-76, 77-75) win over Esquivias, who was coming off a ninth round knockout victory over Mexican legend Rafael Marquez in September.
Esquivias, known as a slow starter, came out with an aggression not seen in quite some time, but the taller Tamayo made a bigger impression on the judges with his timely combinations and better defense.
Game. Set. Match. Josesito “The Riverside Rocky” Lopez (32-6, 19 KOs) overwhelmed Southern California rival Aron “El Asesino” Martinez (19-3-1, 4 KOs) with relentless pressure and timely power punching to score a fifth round TKO victory that stirred the pro-Lopez crowd into a hot frenzy. It is Lopez’ first knockout win since 2011.
“I came to put on a great fight and show everyone that I’m ready to make some noise in the welterweight division,” said Lopez, who is co-promoted by Thompson Boxing Promotions and Goossen Tutor Promotions. “I had a nice bounce to my step since the opening round and I just never took my foot off the gas.”
ORANGE, Calif. (April 17, 2014) – Thompson Boxing Promotions presents one of its finest shows of the year when it features top super bantamweight contender Efrain Esquivias (17-2-1, 10 KOs) of Carson, Calif. and undefeated junior welterweight prospect Giovani Santillan (11-0, 7 KOs) of San Diego in separate 8-round bouts on Friday, April 25, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif.
ORANGE, Calif. (April 15, 2014) – In a special Thursday edition of ESPN “Friday Night Fights,” top welterweight contenders and Southern California rivals Josesito Lopez (31-6, 18 KOs) of Riverside and Aron Martinez (19-2-1, 4 KOs) of Los Angeles square off in the 10-round main event, Thursday, April 24, from the Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage, Calif.
The telecast begins at 9:00 P.M. ET/6:00 P.M. PT on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes.
Tickets priced $40, $30, and $20 are available online at hotwatercasino.com or at the resort box office.
“Night of Champions,” Thompson Boxing Promotions annual private event, showcased up and coming junior welterweight Jonathan Garcia (14-0, 11 KOs) of Watsonville, Calif. against Joaquin Chavez (6-11-3, 2 KOs) of Los Angeles. The taller and stronger Garcia dished out plenty of punishment on his way to a 6-round unanimous decision win (59-54, 60-53, 59-54) on Saturday, March 15, from the Doubletree Hotel in Orange, Calif.