Lopez hoping for busy 2015; starts with tough test against Cruz

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Hot prospect and undefeated super bantamweight Adam Lopez will face the toughest test yet of his young career when he tangles with Pablo Cruz in a slated eight-round affair March 13 at The Space at Westbury in Long Island, New York. Lopez (9-0, 4ko’s) was a six-time national amateur champion and has fought in over 100 amateur fights in his career, making his transition to the pro…

February 26, 2015

Mayer gets first win for USA at Strandja Boxing Tourney

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) USA Boxing’s elite women wasted little time making noise as lightweight Mikaela Mayer won a unanimous decision over Belarus’ Ala Yarshevich in her debut on Tuesday at the Strandja Boxing tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria. Mayer, won gold in the lightweight division, also claimed the first spot in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Women’s Boxing, was the line U.S. boxer to participate on opening night. With…

February 25, 2015

Breaking News: Long overdue! Mayweather-Pacquiao set

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Well the wait is finally over and to some a fight that should have been years ago is finally set and there is no turning back now. For more than five years, boxing fans, the media and even fighters themselves were waiting to see when pound-for-pound greats Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao would fight. Well, Friday everyone got their wish. After years of back and…

February 20, 2015

Ortiz in search of first pro win; takes on Reno

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) When Paola Ortiz steps into the ring Friday night against Susan Reno, she will be looking for more than just putting on a show. She will be in search of her first career win as a pro when the two meet in a four-round flyweight affair at the 5 Star Banquet Hall in Queens, New York. The card is being promoted by Ronson Frank’s Uprising Promotions…

February 13, 2015

Sammie “Da Bully” Milhouse man of many hats

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) It is rare in the sport of boxing when you have a fighter, who is also a promoter. Of course there are some cases where it turns out to be a successful marriage for the individual. More times then not, though, it could be overwhelming to a boxer, who wants to promote as well. Not for Sammie “Da Bully” Milhouse, who wears many hats inside the…

February 9, 2015

Mora earns split decision over Han, wins USBA middleweight title

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Sergio “The Latin Snake” Mora outpointed a game Abie Han in the main event at the Beau Rivage  in Biloxi, Mississippi to claim the vacant USBA middleweight title Friday night. Han, who was a late replacement, was aggressive but Mora was more effective, landing the cleaner punches. Judges Freddie Steinweinder and Richard Green ruled 10-9 in favor of Mora in rounds 3-6, providing Mora the cushion…

February 7, 2015

The Latin Snake slithers back in the ring Friday, takes on late replacement Abie Han

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Sergio “The Latin Snake” Mora returns to the ring Friday when he takes on a last-minute replacement in Abie Han in a scheduled 12-round contest for the vacant USBA middleweight title in Biloxi, Mississippi. The 34-year-old Mora (27-3-2, 14ko’s) had a quiet 2014 in which he only fought two times — both wins — the last coming in December against Dashon Leonard. Mora was dropped in…

February 6, 2015

East Texas Golden Gloves set to go

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) The East Texas Golden Gloves will be hosting it’s 75th Annual Regional Boxing tournament February 12th-14th at the Civic Center in Carthage. The bouts will include boxers from the ages of eight to 34 and the winners in the 18 and up open boxers will advance to the state finals in Ft. Worth, Texas. Bouts begin at 7:30 and the doors will open at 6PM.  …

February 4, 2015

“I don’t want these guys to be just boxers,” Adrian Clark on teaching his boxers about life after the ring

January 30, 2015

BY: Richard Quiñones, (Journeymen Boxing) Adrian Clark is quickly making a name for himself in the world of boxing, but it is not because of his hustling mentality. It is the fact that he is more then a manager when it comes to his young stable of boxers. The 28-year-old native of Clark, Texas is straight to the point but also is becoming a bright young mind in an old school…


Steve Belmontes gets first win, wants to blaze own trail

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Steve Belmontes recently made his pro debut and it was a successful one as he defeated James Burns in a four-round affair in August. What was interesting about the card is that Steve was on the undercard of his older brother super featherweight contender Jerry Belmontes main event bout against Abner Cotto. Although, Jerry would lose a tough bout against Cotto, Steve notched his first…

January 29, 2015