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...

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...

Figueroa scores late knockout to remain unbeaten

Weslaco boxer Brandon “The Hearbreaker” Figueroa won his nationally televised main event fight on Sunday night in dramatic fashion.Figueroa (17-0, 12 KOs) finished his...

Brandon Figueroa stays undefeated with vicious knockout

MERCEDES — Weslaco native Brandon Figueroa put on a clinic before knocking out Victor Proa with a clean right hook to the body in...

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...

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,...

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.

Undefeated DeLeon to fight in Border Wars main event

McALLEN — Dimas DeLeon said he was a little shocked when he scored his first knockout in the ring. “I landed a left hand and...