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Touching Gloves with…Tony ‘The Tiger’ Baltazar

by on May.22, 2012, under Boxing News

By Dan Hanley


In the early ’80s, when boxing once again meant big numbers in the network ratings, there came a pug out of the west coast, brandishing a wallop that put the live audience into a frenzy, not to mention the Nielsen ratings. When the name Tony ‘The Tiger’ Baltazar was noted in the quaint TV listings of the time, it harkened the return of hard-nosed action. For the day of the warrior was once again upon us.

DH: Tony, where did you first see the light of day?

TB: Well, I was actually born in East L.A., but grew up in La Puente, California.

DH: Growing up in California during the ’60s and ’70s, you must’ve had an incredible exposure to the game.

TB: Oh, I did (laughing), from a very early age. My Dad, Frank, Sr., was always training fighters and he would babysit my brother Frankie and I by bringing us to the gym with him. I was three years old putting on gloves that were bigger than I was. Then, it was called babysitting and boxing. Today (laughing), it’s probably called child abuse. (continue reading…)

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Alvarez vs. Camacho, ‘Fast’ Eddie Chambers, Brown-Grano II on GFL

by on Mar.09, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Alvarez Dominates Camacho; See It Now on GFL

Vinny Maddalone scores another exciting stoppage on great card now available on Plus this Wednesday Eddie Chambers LIVE press conference and “Oak Tree” Brown – Grano Rematch on Friday

NEW YORK, March 8, 2010 – This past Saturday night in Atlantic City, welterweight contender Shamone “The Truth” Alvarez may have put on his most complete performance to date and shot himself right back in to title contention as he scored an emphatic knockout in round seven of their ten round Welterweight bout at The Tropicana Hotel and Casino. (continue reading…)

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Camacho and Campas a Draw

by on May.10, 2009, under Boxing News, Mike DeLisa

6063hector_camachoBy Mike DeLisa

Hector Camacho, 47, and Yory Boy Campas fought an eight-round draw Saturday night at the Universal Center in Orlando, Florida. The fight was made available to the perverse of mind through an independent PPV offering from its main promoter Real Fighting Championships (“RFC”).

I see the world in black and white.  My world has heroes and villains. (continue reading…)

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