Professional Boxers

 

Victor Ortiz

Nickname: Vicious
Hometown: Garden City, Kansas, currently residing in Ventura, California
Weight: 147
Record: 32-6-2 (25 KOs)

Notes:
Former WBC Welterweight Champion of the World
Former USBA Welterweight Champion 
Former NABO Jr. Welterweight Champion
Upset of undefeated Andre Berto was USA Today’s 2011 “Fight of the Year”
ESPN’s 2008 Prospect of the Year
Star of HBO’s 24/7 Mayweather VS. Ortiz
Featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated and Ring Magazine (twice)
First boxer from Ventura, California to win a world title
Featured in the films, The Expendables 3 and Southpaw
Featured in the TV shows, Ray Donovan and Dancing With The Stars

Follow Victor: Twitter: @viciousortiz Instagram: @itsvortiz

Francisco Santana

Nickname: Chia
Hometown: Santa Barbara, California
Weight: 147
Record: 24-6-1 (12 KOs)

Notes:
Former WBA International Welterweight Champion
Current Central Coast Welterweight Champion
His 1st Rd. KO of Kendall Mena made #2 on ESPN’s SportsCenter’s Top 10
UD over undefeated Eddie Gomez was voted one of the Top 10 Upsets of 2014
Sparring partner for Canelo Alvarez, Amir Kahn, Demetrius Andrade, Adrien Broner
First boxer from Santa Barbara, California to win an International title
Featured in the film, The Bet

Follow Francisco: Twitter: @chiasantana Instagram: @chiasantana

 

Marcus Vinicius de Oliveira

Nickname: Ratinho
Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil, currently residing in Los Angeles, California
Weight: 175
Record: 24-3-1 (22 KOs)

Notes:
Former WBO Latino Light Heavyweight Champion
Former Brazilian Super Middleweight Champion

Andrew Cancio

Nickname: Chango
Hometown: Blythe, California, currently residing in Ventura, California
Weight: 126
Record: 17-4-2 (13 KOs)

Follow Andrew: Twitter: @andrewcancio Instagram: @aa_cancio

 

 

Victor Barragan

Nickname: El Valiente
Hometown: Oxnard, California
Weight: 175
Record: 12-10-1 (3 KOs)

Notes:
Former IBA Americas Cruiserweight Champion
Former Interim WBC United States Cruiserweight Champion
Sparring partner for Marco Huck

Follow Victor: Instagram: @el_valiente_barragan

 

 

Abraham Lopez

Hometown: Oxnard, California
Age: 24
Weight:147
Record: 5-1-1 (2 KOs)

Notes:

Sparring partner for Canelo Alvarez and Sergio Martinez

 

 

Darius Ervin

Nickname: I Am King
Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina, currently residing in Los Angeles, California

Weight: 140
Record: 4-1

Follow Darius: Instagram: @dariusiamkingervin

Travis Mazac Gambardella

Nickname: Gambi
Hometown: Revere, Massachusetts, currently residing in Ventura, California

Weight: 154
Record: 2-0-2

Follow Travis: Instagram: @travis_mazac_gambardella_

Indian Banuelos

Nickname: Tizoc
Hometown: Santa Paula, California
Weight:118
Record: 3-1

Follow Indian on Twitter: @Indio_Tizoc_B

 

Alex Gonzalez

Nickname:
Hometown: Medford, Oregon, currently residing in Ventura, California
Weight: 112
Record: 0-0

David Rodela (retired)

Hometown: Oxnard, California
Weight: 135
Record: 17-13-3 (7 KOs)

Notes:
Longtime sparring partner of Manny Pacquaio
Served as a sparring partner for Ricky Hatton and Antonio Margarito
Featured on HBO’s 24/7 Pacquaio VS. Marquez
2004 United States Amateur Lightweight Champion

Follow David: Instagram: @dangerous805

Magomed Abdusalamov

Please keep former Knuckleheadz Team Member, Magomed “Mago” Abdusalamov in your thoughts and prayers as he continues his recovery. Donations to his family can be made at www.ring10ny.com

Professional MMA Fighters  
Chris Beal

Nickname: The Real Deal
Hometown: Ventura, California
Age: 29
Weight:125
Record: 10-5 (3 KOs)

Notes:
UFC debut made #2 on ESPN’s SportsCenter’s Top 10
UFC debut was nominated for KO of the Year
Contestant on The Ultimate Fighter Season 18

Follow Chris: Twitter: @realdealcbeal Instagram: @realdealcbeal

Joseph Henle

Nickname: Leonidas
Hometown: Lompoc, California, currently residing in Ventura, California
Weight:185
Record: 10-2-1 (2 KOs, 6 Subs)

Notes:
Contestant on The Ultimate Fighter Season 11
Featured in the film, The Bet

Follow Joe: Twitter: @leonidasmma Instagram: @leonidasmma

Jose Estrada

Nickname: Froggy
Hometown: Fillmore, California
Weight: 155
Record: 4-1 (3 KOs, 1 Sub)

Notes:
Signed to Combates Americas

Follow Froggy: Instagram: @thefrogster805

 

Michael Reyes

Nickname: Malicious
Hometown: Oxnard, California
Weight: 125
Record: 3-4 (1 KO, 1 Sub)

Follow Michael: Instagram: @michaelreyes125

 

Jesse Newell

Nickname: Powder
Hometown: Ventura, California
Weight:145
Record: 7-3 (4 KOs, 3 Subs)

Notes: 
Contestant on The Ultimate Fighter Season 14

Follow Jesse: Twitter: @powder_805 Instagram: @jesse_newell_805

Tim Riscen

Nickname: Bad Moon
Hometown: Ventura, California
Weight: 125
Record: 5-1 (1 KO, 2 Subs)

Follow Tim: Instagram: @t_badmoon_riscen_mma

John Hernandez

Nickname: El Cazador
Hometown: Oxnard, California
Weight: 185
Record: 3-0 (1 Sub)

   
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