October 18th, RENO — Let’s Get It On Promotions and the Atlantis Casino Resort and Spa are pleased to announce an exciting night of world-class professional boxing Saturday, November 17th, 2017 at the Reno/Sparks Convention Center. The card will be co-headlined by lightweight sensation Gabriel Flores Jr., and Reno’s own Oscar Vasquez in separate bouts.
The youngest-ever Top Rank Inc. signed fighter, Gabe Flores Jr. (4-0, 3KOs) is on a meteoric rise in the fight game. The Stockton, CA seventeen-year-old manages to fight as he is completing high school. For the third time he will fight in Northern Nevada, where he regularly draws hundreds from his hometown. Flores will fight in a four-round lightweight bout.
Reno’s own Oscar Vasquez (14-1) is coming off an impressive ten-round unanimous decision victory this August in Fallon against the tough Javier Gallo. Vasquez is currently ranked fifteenth in the world in the flyweight division by the World Boxing Organization. Vasquez will be fighting Victory Ruiz (22-7) in a ten-round fight.
Ricardo Lucio Galvan, also from Reno, will be making his pro debut on November 17th. Galvan, a second-year business major at UNR, is also a Dreamer. He is enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) and hopes he can use his boxing career to bring awareness to the issue. He is an experience amateur with nearly eighty bouts. Galvan will be fighting in a four-round jr. lightweight bout.
Carson City’s Diego Elizondo (1-0) will be returning to the ring on November 17th after beating Chandler Clements via unanimous decision in Fallon in August. Elizondo attributes his toughness to his Basque and Mexican heritage. He will be fighting in a four-round lightweight bout.
Super flyweight Bruno Escalante (14-3-1) of Redwood City, CA is slated to fight in a six-round bout in Reno. Escalante is trying to get his world title run back on track after some recent bumps in the road. Born in Cebu City, Philippines, Escalante is one of a handful of young Filipino boxers who are carrying the torch for Pinoy boxing. Escalante will be fighting the tough Alex Rangel (17-7).
Rounding out the card is bantamweight Brent Venegas (3-0) of Stockton, CA. Venegas is scheduled for a four-round scrap.
More information will be announced soon. Fight card subject to change.
Caleb Plant returns to the ring on Friday, Sept. 8 live on SHOWTIME in a Premier Boxing Champions event from The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas
AUGUST 14th, RENO — The Fallon Rural Rumble once again delivered a night of sensational world-class professional boxing in it’s tenth installment on Saturday night.
In his first ten-round fight, Reno native and world-ranked flyweight Oscar “Chapito” Vasquez scored an impressive unanimous decision win over Javier Gallo in the evening’s main event. Vasquez improves to 14-1.
In the co-main, Stockton, CA sensation Gabriel Flores Jr. scored a shutout unanimous decision win over the tough Jorge Padron of Mexico. Flores improves to 3-0 (2 KOs).
Carson City’s Diego Elizondo also scored a shutout UD victory over Chandler Clements in his pro debut.
Sacramento’s Pedro Moreno improves to 7-0 (5 KOs) with an impressive second-round TKO victory over Curtis Morton.
In the opening bout, Stockton CA’s Quilisto “Kilo the Kid” Madera with a sensational second-round, one-shot KO win over Austin Marcum. Madera improves to 7-0 (4 KOs).
The Fallon Rural Rumble is presented every summer by the City of Fallon and Let’s Get It On Promotions.
Image – Oscar “Chapito” Vasquez”. Photo Credit – Erik Killin
JULY 19th, RENO — The City of Fallon and Let’s Get It On Promotions are pleased to announce the tenth annual ‘Rural Rumble’. The August 12th fight card will feature Reno’s Oscar “Chapito” Vasquez (13-1), and Gabriel Flores (2-0) of Stockton, CA.
Oscar “Chapito” Vasquez, who was recently ranked #15 flyweight in the world by the World Boxing Organization, is coming off of a dominant unanimous decision victory over Armando Vasquez in June. He looks to further his world title campaign against veteran Javier Gallo (24-13-1) who is coming off of an impressive upset split decision victory over Jose Salgado in April. Vasquez versus Gallo is scheduled for ten rounds.
The undefeated, exciting, and youngest-ever signed Top Rank Inc. boxer Gabriel Flores makes his return to Northern Nevada at this year’s Rural Rumble. In his professional debut on May 5th, Flores delighted the Reno fight fans by impressively knocking out Devon Jones. On June 30th, he scored his second consecutive KO over Jahaziel Vasquez in Texas. .
Four other bouts are scheduled for August 12th in Fallon. Carson City’s own Diego Elizondo will be making his anticipated professional debut in a four-round lightweight fight. After impressing the boxing fans in Fallon last year, undefeated Northern California favorite Pedro Moreno (6-0) returns to the 2017 Rural Rumble in a lightweight bout. Reno Jr.-flyweight, Santos Vasquez, looks to continue his third win in a row in a six-round bout. And finally, Reno bantamweight Alec McGee (2-1) looks to get back into the win column as he, too, returns to Fallon for the 2017 Rural Rumble in a four round scrap.
All bouts subject to change. Tickets are available now. $20 GA ($25 at gate), $30 ($35 at gate) floor seating, and $500 VIP tables are available. Tickets and tables can be purchased by calling (775) 423 4556. Find all information at Fallonfights.com
Open To the Public
LAS VEGAS, NV (July 27, 2016) – The 4th Annual Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame Ceremony kicks off this FridayJuly, 29, 2016, with a meet and greet at the world renowned Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. The daylong event will commence from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and take place at Caesars Palace on the 3rd floor outside the Palace Ballroom in the pre function area. Boxing champions from past and present will be on hand to sign autographs and take photos with those in attendance. The event is open to the public. Charity donations, which will be donated to local boxing programs, will be accepted during the event.
On Saturday July, 30, 2016, eleven members of the boxing fraternity will be honored with induction into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame. In the boxer category, Riddick Bowe, Ray Mancini, Christy Martin, Pernell Whitaker,Ricardo Lopez and Freddie Little will be inducted, and all six have confirmed their attendance. In the non-boxer category, trainers Kenny Adams, Thell Torrence and Johnny Tocco are the honorees, and will be joined by boxing writer Tim Dahlberg and broadcaster James “Smitty” Smith. Unfortunately, Tocco passed away in 1997, but all of the others are confirmed to be on-scene for their inductions.
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Below are the list and times of the boxing icons that will be present at Friday’s meet and greet.
11am-12pm Ana Julaton – Former 2-time Women’s Super-Bantamweight World Champion
Hasim Rahman – Former 2-time Heavyweight World Champion
Devin Haney – Undefeated Rising Star and Featherweight Phenom
Ishe Smith – Former Super-Welterweight World Champion
Richard Steele – Famed Retired Boxing Referee
12pm-1pm Jesse Vargas – Current WBO Welterweight World Champion
Mike McCallum – Former Light Middleweight, Middleweight and Light Heavyweight Champion
Verno Phillips – Former 2-time Super-Welterweight World Champion
Leon Spinks – Former 2-time Heavyweight World Champion
Bones Adams – Former Super-Bantamweight World Champion
Terry Norris – Former 3-time Super-Welterweight World Champion
1pm-2pm Laura Serrano – Former Women’s Super-Featherweight World Champion
Ricardo Lopez – Former Minimumweight and Light-Flyweight Champion
Kevin Kelley – Former Featherweight World Champion
Joel Casamayor – Former Super-Featherweight and Lightweight World Champion
Riddick Bowe– Former 3-time Heavyweight World Champion
2pm-3pm Ava Knight – Former 2-time Women’s Flyweight World Champion
James Smith – Boxing Commentator and Host of In The Corner TV show
Badou Jack – Current WBC Super-Middleweight World Champion
Eddie Mustafa Mohammad – Former Light-Heavyweight World Champion
3pm-4pm Christy Martin – Former Women’s Super-Welterweight World Champion
Pernell Whitaker – Former Lightweight, Super-Lightweight and Welterweight World Champion
Zab Judah – Former Super-Lightweight and Welterweight World Champion
Quick Tillis – Former Heavyweight World Title Challenger
Ernie Shavers – Former Heavyweight World Title Challenger
Shawn Porter – Former Welterweight World Champion
4pm-5pm Elena Reid – Former Women’s Flyweight World Champion
Freddie Little – Former Super-Welterweight World Champion
Kenny Adams – Professional Boxing Trainer)
Paulie Ayla – Former Bantamweight and Super-Bantamweight World Champion
Crystina Poncher – Boxing Commentator
Bernardo Osuna – ESPN Boxing Commentator
The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame is an IRS 501-c-3 non-profit, charitable organization which donates to boxing-related causes. Ticket purchases, auction or raffle purchases, and donations are tax-deductible.