Tag Archive | Mexico

USA Falls to Mexico in Opening Game at 2022 AmeriCup

The USA Basketball AmeriCup Team fell to Mexico, 73-67, in their opening game of the 2022 FIBA AmeriCup on Friday at Geraldo Arena in Recife, Brazil. This year is the tournament’s 19th edition and marks the first time since 1984 the event has been held in Brazil. A slow finish to the third quarter saw […]

Super middleweight Manuel “El Meno” Gallegos Ready to go to war vs. Gabriel “Drago” Lopez”

Much is at stake for Manuel “El Meno” Gallegos (18-1, 15 KOs) when he takes on Gabriel “Drago” Lopez (10-5-1, 7 KOs) in the October 14th RJJ Boxing on UFC FIGHT PASS 51 main event at Auditorio Benito Juarez in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico. Presented by Roy Jones Jr. (RJJ) Boxing Promotions, in association with De […]

USA U16 Women Sprint Past Canada 118-45 for Golden Finish

 Behind a USA U16 women’s record 28 points from tournament MVP JuJu Watkins (Sierra Canyon High School/Los Angeles, Calif.), the USA Women’s U16 National Team (6-0) knocked off previously unbeaten Canada (5-1) 118-45 in the 2021 FIBA Americas U16 Championship gold medal game on Sunday night in Leon, Mexico. “Everybody has been levelheaded and confident,” said Watkins […]

USA Basketball – USA U16 Men Bounce Canada 99-81 in FIBA Americas U16 Semifinals

 In the unfamiliar situation of trailing in the third quarter, the USA U16 Men (5-0) turned up its defensive pressure and Kylan Boswell (Arizona Compass H.S./Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.)  hit several critical 3s to ignite the USA offense and help lead the Americans to a 99-81 win over Canada (3-2) in the semifinals of the 2021 FIBA Americas U16 […]

USA U16 Women Clinch 2022 FIBA U17 World Cup Berth with 121-12 Quarterfinal Win Over Costa Rica

The USA Women’s U16 National Team (4-0), the FIBA No. 1-ranked youth program in the world, ran away with a 121-12 quarterfinal victory over No. 39-ranked Costa Rica (0-4) at the 2021 FIBA Americas U16 Championship on Friday morning in Leon, Mexico. The win not only advanced the U.S. squad to the medal semifinals, but […]

42-0 Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez World Light Heavyweight Champion in waiting

 Undefeated Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (42-0, 28 KOs), the first Mexican boxer to capture the World super middleweight title, is now the World light heavyweight champion in waiting. “Zurdo” is currently rated No. 2 by the World Boxing Organization (WBO) and No. 5 by the International Boxing Federation (IBF). After Ramirez’ recent knockout victory over Sullivan Barrera (22-3, 14 KOs), […]

Explosive featherweight showdown Eduardo Nunez vs. Jonathan Aguilar to headline RJJ Boxing show in Mexico

An explosive match-up between Mexican featherweights Eduardo “Sugar” Nunez (21-1, 21 KOs) and Jonathan “El Fenix” Aguilar will headline the next installment of RJJ Boxing on UFC Fight Pass®, July 29th at Benito Juarez Auditorium in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico. The action will be streamed live and exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS®, the world’s leading digital subscription service for combat […]