Antonio Escalante will finally get his shot. The number two ranked featherweight contender from El Paso has verbally agreed to take on the number one ranked contender, Daniel Ponce De Leon, in a world title elimination boute.
Saturday, August 7: Friday night, Antonio Escalante became the fighter we all want to love, and now he could have a shot at a world title. Escalante, ranked the #2 WBA and WBC contender, defeated Edel Ruiz by TKO in the 3rd round.
Ronnie Coleman is an 8-time Mr. Olympia, and after 15 years of police work in Arlington, Texas, Coleman is now touring the country, as a motivational speaker and guest for many different types of clinics.
Thursday, August 5: 7:30pm Friday Night at the Haskins Center, Antonio Escalante will meet Edel Ruiz in a NABA Featherweight Title Fight televised on Telefutura's Solo Boxeo. The two fighters weighed in at 126 pounds, and both made weight.
Tuesday, August 3: Edel Ruiz is the NABA Featherweight Champion. Ruiz is 34-22-4 with 25 knockouts. In 1998, Ruiz won his first pro title, the Pacific Coast Bantamweight Crown, and hasn't stopped since.
Sunday, August 1: Mike Chiudioni rides for Las Cruces Motorsports, but the 12-year Motocross veteran aims much higher, like the X Games in Los Angeles. He has won a bunch of competitions, but is still not sure what the future holds
Sunday, August 1: Former Bowie High School and Texas Western Miner Nolan Richardson coached his Tulsa Shock against the Washington Mystics today in Washington D.C., and the game was attended by President Barack Obama and his daughter, Sasha.
Friday, July 30: Livny Del Valle, a 32-year old former Riverside swimmer who won 3 straight district and regional championships while in high school, has advanced to the FINA World Masters Championships in Grotenbordg, Sweden.
Wednesday, July 7: 25-year old Antonio Escalante has finally lined up a title fight, but not the one everybody hoped. Escalante will fight Edel Ruiz, August 6th at the Haskins Center, to be televised on Telefutura.