(Photo credit: Tom Hogan/Golden Boy Promotions) LOS ANGELES (October 3) – Fight fans were out in full force for a day of exciting fights at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Golden Boy Promotions in association with Arano Box Promotions, Top Rank, Inc. and ELITE Boxing Promotion presented an exciting lineup in front of a packed house of 7,025 fight fans. Live on HBO Boxing After Dark, the crowd was served up a slate of … Read Article
LOS ANGELES (Aug. 3, 2015) – Former three-division world champion Humberto “La Zorrita” Soto (65-8-2, 35 KOs) of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico will take on undefeated contender Antonio “Relentless” Orozco (22-0, 15 KOs) of San Diego, Calif. in a career defining 10-round super lightweight showdown as the co-main event for Lucas Matthysse vs. Viktor Postol on Saturday, Oct. 3 from StubHub Center televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark beginning at 10:15 p.m. ET/PT.… Read Article
On Saturday, May 9 former three-division world champion Humberto “La Zorrita” Soto of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico, will take on one of boxing’s most prized prospects, East Los Angeles native, Frankie “Pitbull” Gomez as the televised co-main event of the highly anticipated Canelo vs. Kirkland at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.The super lightweight 10-round bout will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.… Read Article
LOS ANGELES (May 4) – Super lightweight top contender Frankie “Pitbull” Gomez (18-0, 13 KOs), 2012 Olympian Joseph “Jojo” Diaz Jr. (15-0, 10 KOs) and Chinese heavyweight sensation, Taishan (3-0, 2 KOs) today hosted a media workout at Teamsters Gym in South El Monte, Calif. in advance of their match ups on Saturday, May 9 at Minute Maid Park in Houston on the undercard for Canelo vs. Kirkland. Gomez is scheduled for a 10-round super … Read Article
LOS ANGELES (April 6) – Frankie “Pitbull” Gomez hosted a special roundtable on Thursday, April 2 at The Belasco Theater, with members of the media to discuss his upcoming bout against Humberto “La Zorrita” Soto, which will serve as the co-main event for Canelo Alvarez vs. James Kirkland on May 9 at Minute Maid Park, Houston. Oscar De La Hoya, Founder and President of Golden Boy Promotions and Peter Nelson, HBO Sports Vice President of … Read Article
With the news breaking, that the negotiations between promoter Johnny Eames’ Showtime Sports Events (SSE) promotional outfit and WBA Interim Welterweight Champion Diego Chaves’ camp have been terminated, it seemed inevitable that the proposed title clash between the Argentinian and WBA Welterweight King, Brooklyn, New York’s Paulie ‘Magic Man’ Malignaggi would no longer take place in Abu Dhabi, UAE in May.
However, following various transatlantic phone calls over the past thirty six hours, between SSE’s … Read Article
Humberto “La Zorrita” Soto successfully defended his World Boxing Federation World Welterweight title on Saturday night, February 9, scoring a hard-fought, but clear, unanimous decision over fellow Mexican Silverio Ortiz at the Arena Itson in Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico.… Read Article
World Boxing Federation World Welterweight Champion Humberto “La Zorrita” Soto is ready for his first title-defense this Saturday (February 9), when he takes on fellow countryman Silverio Ortiz at the Arena Itson in Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico.
Soto, 59-8-2 (34), captured the WBF World title in his last bout when he won a unanimous decision over then reigning champion Jose Lopez this past November. And the former Featherweight, Super Featherweight and Lightweight world champion will … Read Article
Humberto “Zorrita” Soto proved he is still on top of his game, as he won the World Boxing Federation World Welterweight title on Saturday night, November 10, at the Estadio Morelos in Ecatepec, Mexico by dethroning reigning champion Jose “Piston” Lopez by unanimous decision.
Soto, a former world champion at Featherweight, Super Featherweight and Lightweight, got the hard-fought victory by scores of 115-112, 115-11 and 114-112, and improved his already impressive record to 59-8-2(34). Lopez, … Read Article