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Jermall Charlo Heads the 2015 Houston Boxing Awards

by on Dec.21, 2015, under Boxing News

By Karl Hegman

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Fighter Of The Year: Jermall Charlo

HOUSTON, TX — No question about it. The young hitter from The Bayou City wrecked Cornelius Bundrage in September to capture the IBF Super Welterweight Title and join the hearlded ranks of World Champions hailing from Houston.

He made his first defense by clobbering Wilky Camfort in four rounds in Dallas and seems to have the right tools for a long and successful career. I would like to see him more active however, as he boxed less than a combined 17 rounds throughout all of 2015. (continue reading…)

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Houston Boxing Hall of Fame 2013 Inductees

by on Jul.18, 2013, under Boxing News

By Karl Hegman

 

Termite Watkins, at right, shown here connecting versus Saul Mamby in a fight he lost by UD, is one of the inductees (photo courtesy of St. Petersburg Times)

Termite Watkins, at right, shown here connecting versus Saul Mamby in a fight he lost by UD, is one of the inductees (photo courtesy of St. Petersburg Times)

 

The following is a complete list of the Inaugural Class of the ten 2013 Inductees into the Houston Boxing Hall of Fame as determined by the President and Board of Directors.  Congratulations to the “Eternal Champions” of the Bayou City! (continue reading…)

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Houston Boxing Hall of Fame 2013 Inductees

by on Jul.17, 2013, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

By Karl Hegman

The following is a complete list of the Inaugural Class of the ten 2013 Inductees into the Houston Boxing Hall of Fame as determined by the President and Board of Directors   Congratulations to the “Eternal Champions” of the Bayou City!

Juan “Baby Bull” Diaz

Marlen Esparza

“Big” George Foreman

Reggie “Sweet” Johnson

Jack “The Galveston Giant” Johnson

Rocky Juarez

Raul “El Diamante” Marquez

“Big” Lou Savarese

Ronnie Shields

Termite Watkins (continue reading…)

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Juan “Baby Bull” Diaz & Ronnie Shields Media Conference Call Transcript

by on Jul.14, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

K. Swanson:   

Thank you, everybody, for calling in.  We have another exciting conference call today featuring one of our main event fighters, Juan Diaz, former Three-Time Lightweight World Champion.  Also joining him is Ronnie Shields, who is his trainer, and Richard Schaefer, Chief Executive Officer of Golden Boy Promotions.

Before I turn it over to Richard, I do want to say I’ve been in boxing a long time and I’ve worked with a lot of fighters and personally, I am so impressed with Juan Diaz’s story.  It’s an honor, actually, to be participating and helping to tell it.  It’s a wonderful opportunity to hear a story about how a fighter is going to make it whether he’s in or out of the ring.  (continue reading…)

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