Tag Archive | Los Angeles California

Undefeated WBC Youth World lightweight champion Jamaine “The Technician” Ortiz Missing Thanksgiving to fight on Tyson-Jones, Jr. card in L.A.

Many if not most Americans will be enjoying a traditional Thanksgiving meal this Thursday, eating turkey, stuffing and pie, along with watching pro football all day and night. Not so, though, for undefeated lightweight prospect Jamaine “The Technician” Ortiz (13-0, 7 KOs), who will be flying from Boston to Los Angeles, to fight on Saturday […]

Undefeated lightweight prospect Jamaine “The Technician” Ortiz hopes to steal Tyson-Jones, Jr. show

Undefeated lightweight prospect Jamaine “The Technician” Ortiz (13-0, 7 KOs), the reigning World Boxing Youth World champion, hopes to steal the show on the November 28th Mike Tyson–Roy Jones, Jr. pay-per-view card, presented by Tyson’s Legends Only League, at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The 24-year-old Ortiz, fighting out of Worcester, Massachusetts, will fight on […]

Alexander “The Great” Flores driven to conquer Luis “King Kong” Ortiz

California heavyweight Alexander “The Great” Alexander (18-2-1, 16 KOs), whose only pro losses have been to world champions, will have the opportunity of his boxing career on November 7th, when he takes on 2-time world title challenger Luis “King Kong” Ortiz (26 KOs). King Kong vs. Alexander The Great will air live on FOX television, […]

RJJ Boxing and iKON Fighting Federation Announces boxing/MMA doubleheader in Mexico

Roy Jones Jr. (RJJ) Boxing Promotions and iKON Fighting Federation (iKON) have announced a professional boxing and mixed martial arts doubleheader on Thursday night, October 22, at Marinaterra Hotel Spa in San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico. Entertaining combat sports action – boxjng and MMA — will be streamed live on UFC FIGHT PASS®, the world’s leading […]

Liberty Drops Tough 96-70 Decision to Sparks

VIDEO: New York Liberty Head Coach Walt Hopkins along with stars Jocelyn Willoughby and Kia Nurse share these thoughts after the team’s 96-70 loss to the Los Angeles Sparks in WNBA action on 9/8 On Tuesday night, the New York Liberty (2-17) fell to the Los Angeles Sparks (15-5), 96-70. New York shot 37.9% from […]

Top USA amateur boxers adjusting to life without fights & waiting another year for Olympics shot

Amateur boxing, as in the professional ranks, has been shut-down worldwide due to the Coronavirus pandemic. USA Boxing members are adjusting to these challenging and trying times all across the country. Gyms and schools are closed, tournaments suspended, and the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo have been postponed a year. Members of the Elite […]

Rosters Selected for USA Men’s & Women’s 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Teams

The four-member rosters today were announced for the USA Basketball Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament Teams that will compete in the 2020 FIBA 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament March 18-22 in Bengaluru, India, where the top three finishing men’s and women’s teams will earn berths into the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Representing the USA […]