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Copa Combate Ends Tournament with Thrilling Knock-Out Finale, Although Promotion has Room for Improvement

Pablo Sabori (right) trading blows with Michael Irizarry (left) during the second match of the Copa Combate at the Save Mart Center in Fresno CA, on Friday Dec. 07, 2018.

Story By: Anthony De Leon, Sports Editor

December 9, 2018

The Combates Americas held their second annual “Copa Combate” tournament which pitted eight fighters against each other vying for three professional wins, 100,000 dollars and a gaudy golden trophy at the Save Mart Center on Friday, Dec 7. Comabates America is the brain child of former co-founder...

Valley Hero Jose Ramirez Dominates in First World Title Defense

World champion Jose Ramirez connects on a devastating left hook to Antonio Orozco at the Save Mart Center on Friday, Sept. 14.

Story By: Anthony De Leon, Sports Editor

September 15, 2018

Jose Ramirez (22-0, 16 KOs) was on boxing's brightest stage once again as the pride of the Central Valley successfully defended his WBC junior welterweight world title against challenger Antonio Orozco (27-0, 17 KOs) in front of a ruckus crowd Friday night. Months after Ramirez’s scheduled bout...

‘Kid from Avenal’ Defends Championship in Fight For Water 7

Valley native super-lightweight boxer Jose Ramirez lands a jab on opponent Mike Reed during the Fight for Water 7 at the Save Mart Center on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.

Story By: Marco Rosas, Entertainment Editor

November 13, 2017

The Central Valley is a hot bed for combat sports, with many martial arts gyms, local fight promotions, rising athletes and die hard fans.   So it’s no wonder the Save Mart Center was filled to the brim with spectators Nov. 11. when Bob Arum’s Top Rank Boxing promotion brought the Fight For ...

Amateur Boxing Takes The Big Stage At The Big Fresno Fair

From left Thorn Castellon getting ready to strike Jorge Ramos in an amateur match held at the Paul Paul theater on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017.

Story By: Jorge Rodriguez, Sports Editor

October 10, 2017

A change came to the Big Fresno Fair on Oct. 7 when they hosted amateur boxing for the first time at the Paul Paul theater. The Southeast Fresno Boxing Club presented 14 amateur fights that ranged from 10-year-olds to adults, including four title fights. General admission to the Paul Paul theater w...

Boxing’s Biggest Name vs Boxing’s Hardest Puncher

Boxing’s Biggest Name vs Boxing’s Hardest Puncher

Story By: Marco Rosas, Entertaiment Editor

September 13, 2017

The boxing world is still reeling from the events that unfolded during the Mayweather vs McGregor match Saturday Aug. 26. On Sept. 16, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, the biggest name in boxing, will face one of the most feared knockout artists in combat sports today, Gennady Gennadyevich “GGG” Golovki...

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