Kelvin Seabrooks is a former Bantamweight world champion and he retired with a document studying 27-22 with 22 knockouts. Upon moving to Santa Barbara, Mendoza found a second residence at Duke’s Boxing Gym in Santa Barbara the place he’s skilled and managed by the daddy/son mixture of Oscar Gracia Sr. and Oscar Gracia Jr.. While a busy work and faculty schedule limited Mendoza to 9 amateur bouts over the past 6 years, he feels he’s prepared for the professional ranks and is targeted on his dream of becoming a World Champion.
Next Saturday night on April 30, IBF super middleweight champion James DeGale (22-1, 14 KOs) will likely be defending his title in opposition to necessary Rogelio Medina (36-6, 30 KOs), and WBC super middleweight champion Badou Jack (20-1-1, 12 KOs) shall be battling former IBF world champion Lucian Bute (32-3, 25 KOs) in a doubleheader on Showtime Championship Boxing from the Armory, in Washington, District of Columbia.
And unlike the oddity generally seen in North Carolina boxing venues, whereby the scale of the gang gradually diminishes all through the night (because the fighter that varied teams came to see is finished preventing), the identical variety of massive-city followers arriving initially of an event, for the most half, are still there when the ultimate bell rings.
Former Sports Illustrated senior writer Richard Hoffer (Something in the Air: American Passion and Defiance in the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, 2009, and many others.) places forth a new addition on the final golden age” of boxing that was the United States of the 1970s and the battles amongst three boxers that would ultimately be thought of among the many great heavyweight champions.
The new ‘Pro-Box’ brand was launched and within five years our consideration to element and safety was rewarded with the Amateur International Boxing Association (A.I.B.A) granting us the one ‘Safety And Quality Assurance License’ issued to a British firm for the manufacture of competition gloves and headguards to guard novice boxers in contests around the globe.