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Evander Holyfield to join RGV Boxing Hall of Fame press conference via Zoom

HARLINGEN — The RGV Boxing Hall of Fame is inviting the community to its second annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony press conference.

Home of Champs: UTRGV boxing club continuing national success

When Noe Mendoza Jr. created the UTRGV boxing club, he did so with the intention of bringing attention to the sport he loved in...

On The Rise: UTRGV boxing continues upward trajectory

EDINBURG — Noe Mendoza Jr. has been a pioneer in collegiate boxing since his undergraduate days at Texas A&M. Mendoza helped jumpstart interest in the...

Weslaco’s Figueroa scores 6th-round TKO against Castro

SAN ANTONIO — Weslaco’s Brandon “The Heartbreaker” Figueroa scored a sixth-round TKO against Carlos Castro in his debut at 126 pounds Saturday night at...

Moreno scores 17-second TKO, local fighters earn wins at FURY FC 61

EDINBURG — “Are you not entertained?” were the first words Los Fresnos’ Isaac “Primetime” Moreno bellowed after his welterweight bout at FURY Fighting Championship...

Club Boxing at UTRGV wins three national championships

EDINBURG — Club Boxing at UTRGV may be in its infancy, but folllowing the United States Intercollegiate Boxing Association National Tournament on March 17-19...

Hector “El Terrible” Morales looks to continue building jiu-jitsu career

Hector Morales’ journey into jiu-jitsu began as a hobby, in his spare time, while working as a manager at car dealerships in the Rio...

Figueroa suffers first loss in majority decision against Fulton

Weslaco’s Brandon Figueroa suffered the first loss of his career against Stephen Fulton by way of a majority decision in a 122-pound title unification...

Weslaco’s Brandon Figueroa set for title unification bout

Weslaco’s Brandon Figueroa, the World Boxing Council super bantamweight champion, has been climbing the boxing ladder since joining the professional ranks. “The Heartbreaker” is set...

Hanging up the gloves: Longtime boxing promoter Cavazos to retire, relax

McALLEN — Anthony Cavazos took a few seconds to reflect. A man with a gift for gab, an eye for competition and entertainment, the...