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Thanks To Manager Frank Espinoza Mares vs. Gonzalez Rematch Is On

By |December 27th, 2013|Latest|

This past week the press release went out confirming the rematch for the WBC Featherweight Championship between Jhonny Gonzalez (55-8, 47 KO’s) and Abner Mares(26-1-1,14 KO’s) will take place next year on February 13th at The Staple Center in Los Angeles. Boxing fans and Mares can thank Frank Espinoza for having the keen foresight to make sure the contract for the first battle had a rematch clause written into it. As we know, Mares was KO’d in the very first round of their battle this year. […]

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Two-time Olympian Oscar Valdez returns Saturday

By |December 16th, 2013|Latest|

Undefeated two-time Mexican Olympian, Oscar Valdez (7-0, 7 KOs), has been creating quite a buzz with his fan friendly style and spectacular performances. The native of Nogales, Sonora fights December 21 in Tijuana at the Caliente Racetrack. He will face Cristian Barajas (4-4-1, 2 KOs) of Tijuana in a scheduled six-round featherweight clash. This will be only his second pro fight in Mexico. […]

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Gonzalez-Mares II set for Feb. 15

By |December 11th, 2013|Latest|

Former three-division titleholder Abner Mares will get a chance to reclaim his featherweight world title when he faces Jhonny Gonzalez in a rematch on Feb. 15 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com on Tuesday. […]

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Donaire Feels Agbeko Has Good Shot To Beat Rigondeaux

By |November 4th, 2013|Latest|

Guillermo Rigondeaux (12-0, 8KOs) will enter the ring a sizeable favorite when he faces Joseph Agbeko (29-4, 22KOs) in the main event of an HBO televised tripleheader on December 7th in Atlantic City, New Jersey. In his last fight, Rigondeaux survived a late knock down in route to a unanimous decision over Nonito Donaire.  […]

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Vic Darchinyan Looking For Redemption With Donaire

By |October 30th, 2013|Latest|

Former three division world champion Vic Darchinyan is seeking to avenge his stunning 5th round knockout by four division champion and  2012 “Fighter of the Year” Nonito “The Filipino Flash” on July 7, 2007 when they face off in a rematch at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas on November 10, Manila Time. […]

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Espinoza Confirms Mares-Gonzalez II Pushed To 2014

By |October 21st, 2013|Latest|

Frank Espinoza, the manager of Abner Mares, has confirmed to BoxingScene.com that his boxer’s rematch with WBC featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez is being pushed back to 2014. […]

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Ponce De Leon set to return

By |October 20th, 2013|Latest|

Former two-division titleholder Daniel Ponce De Leon is on the comeback trail after losing his featherweight belt to Abner Mares by ninth-round knockout in May. […]

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Q&A: Frank Espinoza

By |October 17th, 2013|Latest|

Manager Frank Espinoza has experienced a busy 2013. We caught up with him and discussed several subjects including Abner Mares, Vic Darchinyan, Joseph Agbeko, Daniel Ponce De Leon, Oscar Valdez and Ronny Rios. He also updated us on upcoming bouts for all his fighters. […]

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New Faces: Antonio Orozco

By |October 9th, 2013|Latest|

When asked how his young boxer Antonio Orozco got his nickname “Relentless,” California Hall of Fame manager Frank Espinoza will tell you “It was me who coined it. […]

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Garcia: Darchinyan Rematch Not Easy For Donaire

By |October 9th, 2013|Latest|

2012 “Trainer of the Year” Robert Garcia believes Nonito “The Filipino Flash” will have a “very difficult fight” in his ten round featherweight bout against three division world champion Vic Darchinyan in Corpus Christi, Texas on November 9. […]

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