Brandon “The Heartbreaker” Figueroa defends WBA title with 10th-round TKO

Weslaco’s Brandon “The Heartbreaker” Figueroa successfully defended his World Boxing Association Super Bantamweight Championship on Saturday night with a 10th-round knockout of Damien Vazquez...

Weslaco’s Brandon “The Heartbreaker” Figueroa set to defend world title

It’s been 10 months since Brandon “The Heartbreaker” Figueroa’s last fight. It’s the longest period the Weslaco native and World Boxing Association Super Bantamweight Champion...

RGV Boxing Hall of Fame inducts inaugural class

MCALLEN — Some of the biggest figures from the South Texas boxing scene gathered Sunday for the inaugural Rio Grande Valley Boxing Hall of...

Weslaco’s Brandon Figueroa victorious in title defense

Weslaco's Brandon Lee Figueroa delivered on his promise to put on a show for Rio Grande Valley fight fans. He also called his shot, a fourth-round finish, which he followed through on after a flurry of right hands to Javier Chacon’s head and body that sent Chacon to the canvas and Figueroa retained his WBA interim super bantamweight world championship Saturday night at Bert Ogden Arena.

Nice outside the ring, Figueroa furious inside

WESLACO — Brandon Figueroa spent the Saturday before his interim World Boxing Association Super Bantamweight title defense holding Team Figueroa’s Back to School Drive,...

Border Wars brings the pain

PHARR — Border Wars brought the pain to Pharr Events Center Friday night as some of the Rio Grande Valley’s best up-and-coming boxers stepped...

Local boxers ready for Border Wars

McALLEN — Boxers from across the Rio Grande Valley stepped onto the scale Thursday and are now officially ready for Border Wars, presented by...

Flores forging a career despite hardships

MARK MAY | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR PHARR — Like many professional boxers, Juan Alberto “Beto” Flores has not had an easy life. By the time...