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Touching Gloves with…Carlos Palomino

by on Dec.07, 2012, under Boxing News

By Dan Hanley

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When Carlos Palomino first arrived on the scene, one could almost sense a gentle bow to the styles and fashion of the early ’70s, for the new face of boxing had arrived. Indeed, Palomino, with his shaggy locks and drooping mustache, appeared more at home riding with Eli Wallach’s gang of marauding banditos in The Magnificent Seven than lacing up leather in a four-cornered ring. However, proving himself in and out of the ring became a staple with this ambitious pug.

DH: Carlos, you’re originally from Mexico, is that right?

CP: That’s correct. I’m originally from San Luis de Colorado in Sonora. We came north when I was about ten and eventually settled in Westminster, California. There was about four of us kids then, which eventually grew to eleven.

DH: During the ’60s and ’70s L.A. was such a boom-town in the fight trade. Were you just drawn to the sport? (continue reading…)

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Thanksgiving Photo of the Day: CA Boxing Hall of Fame Kudos

by on Nov.22, 2012, under Boxing News

Ex-champs Carlos Palomino (far left) and Armando Muniz (second from right) with former boxer Rick Farris (far right) and CBZ writer Dan Hanley (second from left) at the California Boxing Hall of Fame last month.

Ex-champs Carlos Palomino (far left) and Armando Muniz (second from right) with former boxer Rick Farris (far right) and CBZ writer Dan Hanley (second from left) at the California Boxing Hall of Fame last month.

There’s nothing like a little warm, Southern California hospitality as winter and the holidays approach.  We extend a happy Thanksgiving to all!

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