Tag Archive | Puerto Rico

Kendo “Tremendo” Castaneda Must live up to nickname vs. Josue “The Prodigy” Vargas

If Kendo “Tremendo” Castaneda lives up to his nickname this Saturday night (Oct. 17) in Las Vegas, the San Antonio fighter will derail the fast track Josue “The Prodigy” Vargas has been placed. Vargas vs. Castaneda will be streamed live on ESPN+, starting at 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT start, in a 10-round, junior welterweight […]

Wendy Toussaint To Take On Charles Conwell in ShoBox Main Event October 7

ShoBox: The New Generation returns for the first time since March with a four-fight card headlined by exciting, undefeated super welterweight prospects Charles Conwell and Wendy Toussaint in a 10-round main-event bout on Wednesday, October 7 live on SHOWTIME ® (9 p.m. ET/PT) from the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Conn. The four-fight telecast will […]

Boxing saved the life of Two-Division World Champion “El Gallo” Jose Antonio Rivera

Like many boxers, two-division world champion “El Gallo” Jose Antonio Rivera credits boxing for saving his life. “Absolutely,” Rivera agreed. “After my mom passed away when I was 10 years old, I gave up on life and my decision-making reflected that: hanging around with the wrong crowd including gang members, consuming alcohol between the ages […]

World heavyweight contender Lou Savarese to be inducted into New York State Boxing HOF

World heavyweight title challenger and two-time New York Golden Gloves champion Lou Savarese (46-7, 38 KOs) is living the dream, as they say, preparing for his upcoming induction into the New York State Boxing Hall of Fame (NYSBHOF). As one of the 28-member Class of 2020, the popular Savarese will be formally inducted at the […]

USA Men’s AmeriCup Qualifying Team Earns Second-Straight Win Over Puerto Rico

The USA men (2-0) topped Puerto Rico (0-2) 95-73 to cap off play in the first window of FIBA AmeriCup Qualifying action on Sunday afternoon at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, D.C. Kyle Fogg (Beijing Royal Fighters/Arizona) led the USA with 18 points and a game-high eight assists; Justin Anderson (Long Island Nets/Virginia) […]

USA Men’s AmeriCup Qualifying Team Earns 83-70 Win Over Puerto Rico

The 2020 USA Men’s AmeriCup Qualifying Team (1-0), which led from wire-to-wire, sprinted to a 27-point halftime lead and held off Puerto Rico (0-1) in the second half to take a 83-70 victory on Thursday night in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Ten U.S. players put points on the board, led by a double-double of 16 […]

USA Men’s Basketball team February 2020 AmeriCup Qualifying Team Announced

Featuring 11 players currently active in the NBA G League and including eight players owning NBA regular season experience, USA Basketball today announced the 12-man roster for the February 2020 USA AmeriCup Qualifying Team. Confirmed for the team are: Jaylen Adams (Wisconsin Herd/St. Bonaventure); Justin Anderson (Long Island Nets/Virginia); Cody Demps (Stockton Kings/ Sacramento State); […]