In this episode host Hector Sanchez talks with undefeated welterweight prospect Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker.
On this episode of “In the Ring,” host Hector Sanchez sits down and speaks with Maple Avenue Boxing Gym owner and fight junkie Arnie Verbeek. Listen as they discuss Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker’s upcoming bout on Friday as well as the history and future of the gym.
Forth, Worth, Texas August 18, 2014 – Light Welterweight “Mighty Mo” Maurice Hooker (14-0-2, 10KO) out of Maple Ave Boxing Gym in Dallas will face Carlos Valenzuela (6-0, 3KO) from Sonora, Mexico in a 6 round affair as the headliner for the Scott G Sherman Boxing at the Ballroom on Friday, August 22nd at the […]
Since 1981 The Links Mid-Cities chapter has sought to serve and empower the disenfranchise residents of of West Irving, East Arlington, and South Grand Prairie. Founded by 25 enterprising women, The Links has done commendable accomplishments for the youth of the community. In keeping with such an amicable vision, The Links Mid-Cities chapter held […]
Sometimes hometown favorites may think that a last minute call to another fighter might be an easy win, and I am not completely sure if this was the case, but Oscar Mojica (5-0, 1KO) from Dallas, Texas took the fight on short notice against Joel Garcia (7-3, 1KO) from El Paso, Texas because he knows […]
On a last minute call, bantamweight Oscar Mojica (4-0, 1KO) from Dallas, Texas accepted a fight against Joel Garcia (7-2, 1KO) from El Paso, Texas in a 115 lb matchup in El Paso, Texas on Friday night. Mojica’s last fight was three months ago and he got a spectacular TKO against Elio David Ruiz in […]
Words: Hector Sanchez Photo: Stacey Verbeek Welterweight Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker (14-0-2, 10 KO’s) from the Maple Avenue Boxing Gym in Dallas, Texas, didn’t waste time at the Fantasy Springs Casino in his fight against Lauro Alcantar (8-3, 2KO) of Agua Prieta, Mexico. Just as he had said, Mighty Mo used his left hook to […]
Words: Hector Sanchez Photo: Stacey Verbeek It has only been a little over two months since light welterweight Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker (13-0-2, 9 KO’s) from Dallas, Texas stepped into the ring, and this time he returns to California to defend his undefeated record against Lauro Alcantar (8-2, 1KO) of Agua Prieta (dark water), Mexico. […]
The UFC dropped a bombshell on the MMA community tonight when word broke that UFC 176, scheduled to take place in LA on August 2, has been “postponed.” Here is an excerpt from the official press release that hit inboxes Tuesday night: Las Vegas, Nev. – The UFC® has announced that the UFC 176 Pay-Per-View […]
UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has had the misfortune of his infant title reign besmirched by dismissive fight fans that saw him as nothing more than a man who was lucky enough to capture lightning in a bottle. There is a type of stigma that affixes itself to fighters in Weidman’s position; the young challenger […]
Photo: Stacey Verbeek Words: Hector Sanchez Errol Spence, Jr. ( 12-0, 10 KO’s) of Dallas, Texas will be in Las Vegas on Friday night as he gets ready to fight at the Hard Rock Hotel on ShoBox: The New Generation, live on Showtime (9:30 p.m. ET/PT) as the Main Event on a special card of […]
Written by Hector Sanchez Saturday night at the Amon Carter Exhibit Hall in Fort Worth, Texas, Standing 8 Promotions kicks off the much awaited 2014 Bud Light Pro Fight Series and not one, but two championship belts are up for grabs. Undefeated prospect Tony Lopez (9-0) from Fort Worth, Texas will bring his cobra like […]
Written by Hector Sanchez – 2014 14 April Photos by Stacey Verbeek Black Gloves Promotions Fight Night Saturday April 12th in Dallas, Texas Quick Results: Charles Hatley (23-1, 16KO’s) of Dallas, Texas TKO’s Jose Alfredo Flores at 1:40 of the fifth round. Gregory Corbin wins Texas Heavyweight title by defeating Andrew Greely. Johnathan Steele from […]
Press Release – With two title Fights, including a WBC Intercontinental SUPER BANTAMWEIGHT Title Fight and a Texas Super Middle Weight Title Fight, as well 8 other thrilling bouts, Standing 8 Promotions’ Bud Light Pro Fight Series is two weeks away and already anticipated to be the most electrifying boxing event to hit the DFW […]
In a battle of pound for pound titans, undefeated two-division world champion TIMOTHY “Desert Storm” BRADLEY will defend his World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title against Fighter of the Decade Congressman MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO. This will be Pacquiao’s first fight in the U.S. since 2012. Promoted by Top Rank®, in association with MP Promotions and Tecate, Pacquiao vs. Bradley 2 will […]