(Photo: Showtime) By Michael Montero: IBF bantamweight champion Leo Santa Cruz is one of the most proficient offensive fighters in the sport today; the kid just doesn’t stop throwing punches, bell to bell. Tonight LA’s Santa Cruz defended his IBF bantamweight title before a hometown crowd at the Staples Center against Victor Zaleta, of El Paso, Texas. As is typical in Santa Cruz bouts, this was a lesson in combination punching that was fun to … Read Article
Thank you, everyone for taking the time out to join today’s call. We’re going to get straight to the fighters. On the first half we’ll have Alfredo Angulo and Leo Santa Cruz and then later we will be joined by Anselmo Moreno and Abner Mares. So at this time I’m going to turn the call over to the President of Golden Boy Promotions, Oscar De La Hoya. Oscar?
Oscar De La Hoya
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ABO, PUERTO RICO- Former two time world champion, Ivan “Iron Boy” Calderon, announced today his retirement of boxing in an event held at the new Amelia Municipal Boxing Gym Felix Pagan Pintor, where Calderon is going to work as trainer and administrator.
After 11 years as a professional boxer, a record of 35-3-1, 6 KOs, and World Boxing Organization (WBO) titles at 105 and 108 pounds, Calderon, 37, hung up the gloves to continue as … Read Article