Featherweight prospect Manuel Avila won a 10-round unanimous decision over Enrique Quevedo on Monday in Salinas, Calif. The bout headlined a Golden Boy Live! telecast. Paul Mendez stopped Raul Cazares in the co-featured bout.
Northern California favorites Manuel Avila and Paul Mendez co-headline a Golden Boy Live! show at the Storm House in Salinas, Calif., on Monday. Avila and Mendez’s fights, and an opening bout featuring Diego De La Hoya, will be televised on Fox Sports 1.
Brandon Rios on Manny Pacquiao: “He’s in there with a live dog, he’s not in there with a little puppy… I’m going to be a motherf___ing pit bull mixed with a Great Dane, mixed with a Rottweiler, mixed with a Bull Terrier…”
Manager Kathy Garcia is as much of a mother to her fighters as she is the guiding force in their professional careers but the “Mom and Pop” approach of Salinas, Calif.-based Garcia Boxing works despite the usual ups and downs of the sport. Garcia-managed Paul Mendez fights on Fox Sports 1 on Monday.
Northern California-based middleweight Paul Mendez scored a controversial seventh-round stoppage of once-beaten DonYil Livingston in a Telefutura-televised bout from Woodland, Calif. on Saturday.