FROM THE DESK OF: David Martinez

(Summer 2020 Edition)

This is “Happy Anniversary” month, as it has now been 13 years since the birth of my website that first hit the internet world in 2007 다운로드.

Though the years it has simply been my pleasure to bring you the best in boxing as I know it. My highest priority has always been honesty and creditably 다운로드. My opinions are strictly my own, with never the intent to change minds of others, with the utmost respect to other opinions and input. Since its beginning I have posted 1,719 publications for viewing 다운로드.

I have been blessed with a group of people that have helped me to heights beyond my belief. I honorably would like to acknowledge them: Bob Quackenbush (Lead Assistant / Proof Reader / Photo Editing); Tom Donelson (Author, Member Boxing Writers Association of America); Jim Amato (Senior Boxing Writer / Boxing Historian); Steve Corbo (Boxing Writer / Proof Reader); Kathy Kraft (Proof Reader) 다운로드.

There are two other people who are not with us (R.I.P.) that have tremendously contributed, and they are: Rusty Rubin (In Rusty’s Corner / Glove2Glove)

… and Harold Lederman (Hey Harold / HBO World Championship Boxing) 다운로드. Both men were my dearest friends, not to be forgotten, both are resting peacefully in heaven with the Lord.

A special thank you goes out to the many female and male friends that have kindly displayed my website attire and products.

And most importantly to all the fans that have responded with comments and supported this website, it is much appreciated.

Back in March of 2007, it was John Boitnott who worked at local Santa Barbara, California TV and radio stations, that approached me saying “David, with all your boxing knowledge that you have acquired since 1961 and providing everybody through emails and letters, your radio commentary, and past newspaper articles, why not give the world a website.” He expressed he would guide me to get started with the mechanics and on July 15, 2007 the birth of became a reality.

I will always be thankful to John in his confidence and support to me with attaining one of the greatest gifts in my life.

Along the way, I have met some of the most incredible boxing people, plus being subscribed to many boxing blogs on the Facebook, to mention all the names would be an endless task, and is what is to be my gift to everybody.

Being there were no live fights to report during the Pandemic situation, on a weekly basis I posted a six-part series of Muhammad Ali. The viewer responses were overwhelming and I am so delighted to have shared my personal views and also some collectibles of Ali.

In this edition, I want to say thanks to Erin for displaying my official website hat.  It is blue in color and embroidered with website logo on front and website address on the back side. It includes an adjustable Velcro strap to fit all sizes. To purchase this attractive product, kindly send $18.50 to: David Martinez Boxing, 810 Coronel Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93109 … and this includes FREE shipping to anywhere in the USA mailing zones.

I know you have many choices in boxing, and want to express my gratitude for making just one of them.

Please stay safe and smart in a world that can be difficult at times. We are all in this together – love is an all , it is a collective, it is a we, it is us together united in a human race … God bless everyone!

One thought on “FROM THE DESK OF: David Martinez

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *