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Weslaco’s Urbina scores 1st round win on The Ultimate Fighter

Weslaco native Gilbert Urbina scored a first round submission victory with a rear-naked choke of Michael Gillmore on tonight’s episode of The Ultimate Fighter,...

Weslaco’s Urbina set to compete on The Ultimate Fighter

Weslaco’s Gilbert Urbina has followed in the footsteps of his older siblings, as the third Urbina brother to appear on The Ultimate Fighter, the...

UTRGV’s Mendoza wins USA Boxing National Collegiate Championship

Noe Mendoza Jr., a Weslaco native and current UTRGV graduate student, has become a pioneer in the college boxing world since his days at...

Edinburg’s Fabian Diaz wins USA Boxing National Junior Olympics 141-pound title

The Rio Grande Valley was well represented at the 2021 USA Boxing National Junior Olympics in Lubbock this week as one of Edinburg’s own...

Weslaco’s Figueroa scores 7th-round KO

Weslaco’s Brandon "Heartbreaker" Figueroa, the WBA World Super Bantamweight Champion, scored a seventh-round knockout of Luis Nery in the main event of Saturday night’s...

Weslaco’s Brandon Figueroa set for battle of unbeatens

Growing up in Weslaco, a seven-year-old Brandon Figueroa had dreams of fighting on boxing’s biggest stages. The sweet science quickly became a passion coming from...

Brandon “The Heartbreaker” Figueroa defends WBA title with 10th-round TKO

Weslaco’s Brandon “The Heartbreaker” Figueroa successfully defended his World Boxing Association Super Bantamweight Championship on Saturday night with a 10th-round knockout of Damien Vazquez...

Brandon Figueroa picks up KO win in San Antonio

Weslaco boxer Brandon Figueroa nearly set a record for punch volume before remaining undefeated with a seventh-round technical knockout of Giovanni Delgado on Saturday.The...

Weslaco boxer Figueroa arrested on DUI charge

Boxer and Weslaco native Omar Figueroa Jr. was arrested by the Indian Wells Police Department on a DUI charge on Jan. 29 in Riverside...