Union City’s Rodriguez always ready to take a fight; looking to pull off upset against Golub

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Juan Rodriguez will not only be looking for respect, but more importantly a chance to pull off an upset when he meets undeafted and highly touted prospect Ivan Golub in scheduled eight-round welterweight affair Saturday January 16th, at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, New York. The bout will be on a stacked card promoted by DiBella Entertainment, which will be highlighted by the Deontay Wilder/Artur Szpilka WBC World Heavyweight title and…

January 13, 2016

Vasquez dominates Lopez in front of hometown fans; Douglas remains undefeated

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Sammy “The Who Can Mexican” Vasquez dominated Jose “Piston” Lopez in front of his hometown fans, scoring a fifth-round stoppage at the Convocation Center at California State University of Pennsylvania in California, PA. Vasquez (20-0, 14ko’s) started off fast as he constantly peppered the hard-charging Lopez in the early rounds. He mixed in some gorgeous body shots in the process and in the fourth round wobbled Lopez…

September 16, 2015

Vazquez takes on Lopez; hopes stock will continue to rise in welterweight division with win

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Undefeated welterweight contender Sammy “The Who Can Mexican” Vasquez will meet Jose Lopez in a slated 10-round affair as PBC visits the California University of Pennsylvania in California, PA on Tuesday September 15th. Vazquez (19-0, 13ko’s) is coming off a brutal and vicious bout against Wale Omotoso back in June. The Nigerian Omotoso, who many considered a knockout artist, entered that bout having only one loss on his…

August 19, 2015

“The Pittsburgh Kid” makes his return, Spadafora to face Giuriceo

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Junior welterweight Paul Spadafora will return to the ring February 20th when he takes on Jake Giuriceo at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, according to Goossen Promotions Tom Brown, who made the announcement Monday. The 39-year-old former lightweight titleholder last fought in July when he outpointed Hector Velazquez. However, his unbeaten streak in the ring ended when he lost to Johan Perez in 2013. Spadafora…

February 10, 2015