Tag Archive | Dominican Republic

New York State Boxing HOF Class of 2020 Rescheduled for September 19

 The New York State Boxing Hall of Fame (NYSBHOF) induction dinner, originally scheduled for April 19, 2019, has officially been rescheduled for Sunday afternoon, September 19 (12:30-5:30 p.m. ET), once again at Russo’s On The Bay in Howard Beach, New York. The 28-member Class of 2019 will be honored at the ninth NYSBHOF induction dinner, which […]

Fighter Locker’s 2-time Olympian Leonel de los Santos Fighting for his boxing future at Olympics

Fighter Locker’s 2-time Olympian boxer Leonel de los Santos, representing the Dominican Republic, will be fighting for his boxing future in Tokyo at the Olympic Summer Games.  Only two Dominican boxers have ever captured Olympic medals in boxing: gold in 2008 by Manuel Felix Diaz and Pedro Nolasco, who took bronze in 1984.  The 26-year-old Santos, who already turned […]

St. John’s Men’s Basketball Signs Joel Soriano

St. John’s Men’s Basketball Head Coach Mike Anderson has announced the addition of Joel Soriano to the Red Storm’s roster for the 2021-22 campaign. Soriano, a 6-foot-11, 250-pound Yonkers product, comes to the Red Storm after spending two seasons at Fordham, where he established a reputation as one the most promising front-court talents in the region. Soriano has three […]

Utah boxing brothers Ignacio and Gabriel Chairez Sign with Fighter Locker

The best boxing brothers from Utah since the famed Fullmers may be Salt Lake City super lightweight Ignacio (8-0-1, 5 KOs) and junior lightweight Gabriel Chairez (3-0-1, 2 KOs), who recently signed exclusive managerial contracts with Ryan Roach’s Fighter Locker. “I signed with Ryan because he treats his fighters like family and I’m big on […]

Baltimore Orioles Announce Plans to Develop New Dominican Academy

As the Baltimore Orioles continue to strengthen their international presence, the club announced recently plans to develop a new, state-of-the-art training academy in Guerra, Dominican Republic. The 22.5-acre complex will be home to the Orioles’ Dominican player development operations, which will include three full fields, a sports turfed agility field, batting and pitching tunnels, administrative […]

Ryan Roach’s Fighter Locker Inks Miami super lightweight Erny Matos

Miami super lightweight Ernesto “Erny” Matos is the latest boxer to sign a managerial contract with Ryan Roach’s Fighter Locker. A standout amateur who captured top honors at the 2014 and 2019 USA National Championships, Matos will soon make his professional debut. “I signed with Ryan Roach because, ever since I met him, he has been very attentive […]

Baltimore Orioles sign INF Maikel Franco

The Baltimore Orioles announced recently that they have signed INF MAIKEL FRANCO (Michael Fraun-CO) to a one-year contract for the 2021 season. Franco, 28, appeared in all 60 games for the Kansas City Royals during the 2020 season, making 51 starts at third base, eight starts as the designated hitter, and one start at first base. […]