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Houston Boxing Awards For 2011

by on Dec.02, 2011, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

by Karl Hegman

HOUSTON, November 30, 2011–

Fighter Of The Year:  Marlen Esparza

marlen1An easy pick here.  The United States Amateur Women’s Flyweight Champion captured her sixth consecutive national title and represented and won for the USA in international competition. Esparza was the subject of a groundbreaking CNN documentary, Latino In America 2: In Her Corner.

Fight Of The Year:  Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. TKO 5 Peter Manfredo (continue reading…)

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Mercedes Manriquez Makes Pro Debut August 6th in Galveston

by on Jul.22, 2011, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists, Press Releases

By Karl Hegman

mercy20001202HOUSTON, TX, July 21, 2011 — Former highly decorated amateur featherweight champion Mercedes Manriquez makes his eagerly awaited professional boxing debut on Saturday, August 6th at the Galveston Island Convention Center located at 5600 Seawall Blvd. Galveston, TX  77551 on the Savarese Promotions “Title Waves” big fight card that is sure to electrify all of those in attendance.

The hard punching hitter from the Elite Boxing Gym has re-invigorated his career under the guidance of trainer Rudy Silva with whom he has been working with for the past six months, and is focused and determined to hand out a brutal beating to his opponent and to leave him flat on his back staring straight up at the hot glare of the overhead ring lights. (continue reading…)

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