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Gene Aguilera – Upcoming Book Signing

By David Martinez /

With Christmas less than two months away, a great gift idea for you boxing fans is my friend Gene Aguilera’s book, Mexican American Boxing In Los Angeles. 

This publication is truly a collector’s item for everyone and a must-have for those who grew up around boxing in the Southern California area.

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*** FLASHBACK – this article originally appeared on on February 9, 2014

By David Martinez /


There are many boxing websites on the internet out there and I truly appreciate that my website is one of your choices. My involvement in boxing goes back to 1961 and I consider my wealth of knowledge in the sport that I love to be the greatest gift that I can give my fan base.

I would like to introduce you to another boxing website that I fully support and to acknowledge its founder and publisher Edgar Gonzalez, for the outstanding job that he does. That website is

I finally connected with Edgar last month in Orange County, where he resides, for dinner and it was such a nice visit comparing notes on both our fine sites. It’s a fact that boxing has brought us together as friends and with mutual respect for each other.

When you are out there scrolling the many boxing sites, I encourage you to visit Edgar’s website and I know between both of us, your appetite for boxing will be served a full plate!

Upcoming Fight Card – Orange County


Roy Englebrecht Promotions / Fight Club OC  next show is this Thursday, August 25, 2015 / Doors Open at – 6:30pm / First Bout – 7:05pm / Location Venue – The Hangar at the OC Fair & Events Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 / Tickets are all priced at $60.00 / Available at

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David Martinez and Gene Aguilera – Guest Appearances

My friend, Gene Aguilera, and I will  be appearing at two separate venues sharing our love for boxing.

I will be at the Mesa SummerFest 2016 on Sunday, August 21, 1:00 pm to 6:00pm, 1933 Cliff

Drive, Santa Barbara, California 93109.  It will be a booth/display set up in the Plaza sunken parking lot.

Summer Fest

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California Boxing Hall of Fame 2016

Come join a great boxing event – California Boxing Hall of Fame. This premier boxing event is a sell-out every year and is just three months away on October 22, 2016.

President Don Fraser and his board members do a wonderful job hosting, which honors current and past boxers and other boxing related personal for their outstanding accomplishments. The Posthumous Category honors and remembers the past.

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Muhammad Ali – David Martinez Collection


I was recently interviewed by NEWSCHANNEL 3 (ABC-TV) Santa Barbara, California regarding my Muhammad Ali collection and deep interest in boxing.

I am sharing that video link that aired on June 10. 2016.  I would like to thank KEYT Channel 3 Sports Director Mike Klan and News Anchor John Palminteri for their outstanding input on the newscast.

(click onto link below to view video)

Local Man has Incredible Muhammad Ali Collection


International Boxing Hall of Fame 2016

Official Induction Ceremony Set For Sunday, June 12, 2016

CANASTOTA, NY – For boxers Lupe Pintor and Hilario Zapata, judge Harold Lederman, commissioner Marc Ratner, journalist Jerry Izenberg and broadcaster Col. Bob Sheridan, their day in the sun is rapidly approaching. On Sunday, June 12th they will join boxing’s immortals when they are officially inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, New York.


“We are eagerly anticipating paying tribute to the incredible accomplishments of the members of the Class of 2016,” said Hall of Fame Executive Director Edward Brophy. “We look forward to welcoming them to Canastota to take their place in the Hall of Fame.”

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