Archive for November 13th, 2013

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SAN CARLOS, CALIFORNIA- Bruno “The Aloha Kid” Escalante is getting his first shot at 115-pound gold when he fights for the vacant IBA Super Flyweight Championship against Michael Ruiz (9-3, 3 KOs) of Fresno California. The ten round bout will take place on December 7th at the Sports House in Redwood City California.   Escalante (10-1-1, 5KOs) has garnered attention over the past year from boxing insiders who have been impressed with his agile footwork, quick hand speed, and his deceptive power. The Cebu, Philippine born fighter has grown into his capabilities and has secured his position within the ranks. After growing up in the Philippines during his early years, Escalante moved to Hawaii before making a home out of California. He’s preparing for the opportunity of a lifetime, knowing Read more […]

Mario Barrios Wins His Pro Debut in San Antonio, Texas

Posted: 13th November 2013 by wban100@aol.com in News Story
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SAN ANTONIO TX On Monday night,  in his hometown at the Cowboys Dance Hall in San Antonio TX, super bantamweight Mario Barrios (1-0, 1 KO) looked electrifying in his pro debut. Barrios, who was a decorated amateur, showed great poise and tremendous power as he dominated his opponent Rigoberto Moreno wining by first round knockout. “I felt extremely strong in my pro debut and I’m very happy to start my career off with a knockout,” said Barrios. “I want to thank everyone who came out to support me and my team for all their hard work. I can’t wait to get back in the ring.” “The kid has all the tools to become something special,” said co-manager Bob Santos. “He showed us that he has the power to finish once he’s got his opponent hurt. I’m happy with his performance.””I was very impressed Read more […]