Professional Boxing

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2009

    Two Local Young Boxers Go Golden (as in Golden Boy Promotions)

    Golden BoyAll grown up: Luis, Ronny and Carlos Molina, of Commerce, signed with Golden Boy yesterdayRonny Rios, whose quick ascent from little known high school boxer to surprise national phenom we've documented in these pages, and Luis Ramos Jr., another local star who has boxed at TKO Boxing gym i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    Ronny Kicks Ass

    "They're rookies," some one said about the promoters as the DJ fudged Ronny Rios's entrance song twice before finally hitting the only track that would coax young Ronny out from his warm up room and into the ring. Born and raised in Santa Ana, 19-year-old Ronny missed the Olympic team by a hair in l ... More >>

  • News

    April 16, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 16, 2008

    Oscar de la Hoya=Vendido

    I never thought East LA boxer Oscar de la Hoya was a sellout like so many other wabs—not after he beat Mexican legend Julio Cesar Chavez, not after he recorded a fruity music album, not after he supposedly wore fishnet stockings, not after his career as a pugilist proved more unfulfilled promise t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2007

    TKO Records' 10th Anniversary Weekender Blowout

    Huntington Beach punk label TKO celebrates its 10th year of existence July 20 through 22 with three shows in three different venues. Friday night's gig goes down at Alex's Bar (21 ) in Long Beach; Saturday's happens at Vault 350 (all ages) in Long Beach; and Sunday's takes place at the Airliner (1 ... More >>

  • Music

    April 26, 2007

    Punk for Life

    TKO Records stays in the ring