Articles by author: Rafael Soto(322 results)

Jose Carlos Paz Shocks Omar Chavez With Unanimous Decision

Omar "Businessman" Chavez finally returned to the ring and he fought a very passive fight, without throwing many punches - which allowed Argentine Jose Carlos "Puro" Paz to always attack - and secure ...Read More

Munguia May Have Optional Defense in July, Then Liam Smith

The memories of when Erik "Terrible" Morales came back from the United States with his first world champion belts came inescapable. The promoter is the same, Fernando Beltrán, president of Zanfer Prom...Read More

Omar Chavez Hopes To Get His Hands on Jaime Munguia

After ten intense weeks of work, Omar "Businessman" Chavez closed his preparation for his match on Saturday night against Argentine contender Jose Carlos "Puro" Paz. Chavez (26-4-1, 24 KO's) and Paz (...Read More

Promoter: Munguia Will Destroy Everyone at 154, Go Up To 160

From the moment he went forward with his first professional fight at 16 years-old in 2013, he batter the competition in each of his matches. At age 21, it was logical to find out if he could win the w...Read More

Munguia in Top Form, Confident of Taking Down Sadam Ali

With more than eight weeks of intense preparation, Mexican prospect Jaime Munguia finished his sparring sessions yesterday with the a twelve round test for his match on Saturday May 12 in Verona, New ...Read More

Omar Chavez Vows To Bounce Back Strong On May 19

Durango will be dressed up for a party on May 19, with a professional boxing event that Azteca 7, La Casa del Boxeo will broadcast throughout Mexico from that beautiful and thriving city in another Za...Read More

Ramon Alvarez Decisions Jorge Paez Over Ten Rounds

With an exciting closer, Ramon "Inocente" Alvarez won a ten round unanimous decision over Jorge "Maromerito" Paez Jr. in stellar fight before more than 5 thousand people who packed the Gimnasio de Uso...Read More

Cesar Juarez Blasts Out Soto in The Ninth Round

At the Gymnasium of the Metro Workers Union in Mexico City, Cesar "Corazon" Juarez scored a ninth round knockout with a savage right hand that connected on Colombian Wilber Soto to knock him out at th...Read More

Jaime Munguia Knocks Out Johnny Navarrete in The Third

Spectacular Tijuana fighter Jaime "Destructor" Munguia knocked out Johnny ¨Vaquero¨ Navarrete at 2:08 of the third round in the headline bout of a Zanfer Promotions card at the Arena Jose Sulaiman in ...Read More

Luis Nery Has No Weight Issues at Second Day Weigh-In

Mexican boxer Luis "Pantera" Nery received the green light for his rematch fight against Japan's Shinsuke Yamanaka. He weighed in at 126.7 pounds; after reaching an agreement where he was unable to we...Read More

Luis Nery Leaves For Japan, Vows To Knock Yamanaka Out

WBC world bantamweight champion Luis "Pantera" Nery traveled with his team to Tokyo, Japan - as he continues the final stage of his camp for the rematch against former champion Shinsuke "God's Left" Y...Read More

Miguel Berchelt vs. Maxwell Awuku Now Set - Magali is Out

African fighter Maxwell Awuku is now the new challenger for WBC super featherweight champion Miguel "El Alacran" Berchelt on Saturday night, February 10 at the Oasis Arena in Cancun. The event will be...Read More

Miguel Berchelt vs. Carlo Magali Finalized For February 10

After analyzing multiple options with intense negotiations going on for days, Zanfer and MaxBoxing Promotions confirmed that WBC super featherweight champion Miguel "Alacran" Berchelt will face Carlo ...Read More

Miguel Berchelt Holds Presser, Still Unsure of Next Opponent

As a press conference was held earlier today, Mexico's Miguel 'Alacran' Berchelt confirmed his return to his native Cancun, Quintana Roo, for February 10 at the Oasis Arena in Cancun, and regardless o...Read More

Orlando Salido: Retirement is Over, I'm Coming Back in 2018!

Already in the tranquility of his home in Phoenix, Arizona - the four time world champion in two different weight categories, Orlando "Siri" Salido, has decided not to retire and vows continue in boxi...Read More

Carlos Ocampo Stops Dario Ferman, Ponomarev Eliminator Next?

Welterweight contender Carlos Ocampo stayed busy with a seventh round stoppage of late-replacement Dario Ferman (18-4, 11 KOs) at the Gimnasio Rodrigo M. Quevedo in Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico. Ocam...Read More

Ocampo Faces New Foe, Ponomarev Turns Back on IBF Eliminator

Mexican prospect and world ranked Carlos "Chema" Ocampo will risk his IBF welterweight world ranking when he faces Darío ¨Macizo¨ Ferman this Saturday in the stellar fight in the Gym ¨Rodrigo M. Queve...Read More

Moises Fuentes Gets Revenge, Destroys Lara in One Round

Former world champion Moises Fuentes (26-4-1, 14 KOs) got revenge with a first round destruction of super flyweight journeyman Ulises Lara (18-16, 10 KOs), who back in July won a ten round majority de...Read More

Carlos Jimenez Knocks Out Pedro Campa in Shocker

Fortress Mexico in Cuernavaca, Morelos - Carlos "Torito" Jimenez pulled off a major upset by securing a technical knockout at 2:55 seconds of the seventh round over previously undefeated Pedro "Roca" ...Read More

Luis Nery Sets Return, Faces Arthur Villanueva on November 4

Luis "Pantera" Nery has set his next ring return. The WBC bantamweight world champion will reappear on Saturday, November 4, at the Gasmart Stadium in Tijuana (home of the Bulls), to fight in a ten ro...Read More