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Southern California’s Finest Are Ready for Battle on July 1 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

by on Jun.30, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Unbeaten Rising Stars Frankie Gomez, Randy Caballero and Antonio Orozco in Action

LOS ANGELES, CA, June 30, 2011 – The stage is set for a night of hard-hitting boxing action at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. as young fistic phenoms Frankie Gomez, Randy Caballero and Antonio Orozco, along with some of Southern California’s most exciting young talents, prepare for key bouts on Friday, July 1.

In the main event, which will be televised on TeleFutura’s “Sólo Boxeo Tecate,” East Los Angeles’ Frankie Gomez (9-0, 7 KO’s) takes on Hesperia’s Khadaphi Proctor (7-5-1) in an eight round junior welterweight bout.  The co-featured bout of the evening will see Coachella Valley favorite Randy Caballero (11-0, 7 KO’s) in search of his sixth consecutive win in at Fantasy Springs when he faces fellow unbeaten Alexis Santiago (7-0-1, 2 KO’s) of Phoenix, Arizona in an eight round fight for the vacant WBC Youth Intercontinental super bantamweight title. (continue reading…)

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Andre Ward Earns a Lopsided Decision in Rough Fight with Sakio Bika

by on Nov.30, 2010, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

ward1Andre Ward looking supremely confident in his ring walk.

Photos and report by Christopher Morgan at ringside

OAKLAND, CA, November 28, 2010 — Once again boxing fans and experts were quick to point out the strength’s of Andre Wards challenger, “Sakio is has a long reach, great power and is tough as nails”, or a similar quote could be read on boxing forums across the internet.   This seems to be the pattern now for Ward fights, after completely dominating Edison Miranda, Mikkel Kessler and Alan Green, he will still be questioned and doubted before his next big fight.

Sakio ‘The Scorpion’ Bika, (28-4-2, 19 KO’s) of Sydney, Australia by way of Cameroon, Africa entered the ring first as the challenger to some warm reggae tunes, bopping to the rhythm with a smile and calm demeanor, when a guy is all smiles entering a big fight you have to think he’s either crazy, dangerous or both.  With Andre Ward the house fighter, Bika was loudly booed with chants of, “This is America” and “you’re gonna get knocked out!!” (continue reading…)

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