LOS ANGELES (May 13, 2015) Philadelphia’s Eric “The Outlaw” Hunter (19-3, 9 KOs) is set to kick-off Memorial Day Weekend when he faces seasoned contender Antonio Escalante (29-7, 20 KOs) of El Paso, Texas on Friday, May 22 in a 10-round super welterweight bout as the main event for Golden Boy Live on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif.… Read Article
By Joseph Herron – On Saturday night at the historic Joe & Harry Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, Texas, fight veteran Rocky Juarez (29-10-1, 21 KOs) exorcised the boxing demons and proved that he could still compete at the world class level. After losing his last six fights, the eleven year fight veteran dazzled the crowd in attendance by closing the show in style with an eighth round KO against a very strong and hungry … Read Article
By Joseph Herron, photo by Esteban Stipnieks: After creating a massive buzz throughout the boxing world in 2010, Super Featherweight puncher Antonio Escalante (28-4, 19 KOs) suffered a massive hindrance to his fight career after dropping two consecutive bouts by surprising and head scratching knock-out.
Although the losses set the El Paso, Texas resident back in the pecking order of the ultra competitive Featherweight division, the overall experience has self-admittedly made the 27 year … Read Article
By Joseph Herron, photo by Esteban Stipnieks: Earlier today from the historic Joe and Harry Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, Texas, 2000 Olympic Silver medalist and former title challenger Rocky Juarez (28-10-1, 20 KOs) from Houston, Texas met face to face with heavy-handed, 27 year old Super Featherweight contender Antonio Escalante (28-4, 19 KOs) of El Paso, Texas, at the Leija-Battah Promotions official weigh-in presentation.
While both men were greeted with cameras and flashes, … Read Article
CHICAGO, IL (October 5, 2012) Advance tickets for “WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING” will go on sale THIS MONDAY with the return of “Chicago’s Polish Prince Andrzej Fonfara” set for FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, in an IBO Light Heavyweight World Title Bout against former world title challenger Tommy Karpency of Adah, Pennsylvania at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion.
Presented by Round 3 Productions, advance tickets priced at $150, $100, $50 and $30, may be purchased through Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com, phone 1-800-745-3000) … Read Article
LOS ANGELES, September 21 – It will be High Noon in San Antonio on Saturday, October 27, when hard-hitting Antonio Escalante and perennial contender Rocky Juarez engage in an all-Texas shootout that will headline TeleFutura’s “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” from the Freeman Coliseum.… Read Article